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Zest Food Tours of Auckland

11B Augustus Terrace, 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-362 0588
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Walking in the Rain

Enjoyed a fun, informative food tour despite the pouring rain. Our guide, Liz, was such a joy to... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
beezerTn
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TN
Charming and Delicious!

We met with Leigh (Lee?) promptly at 9:30 at the iSite near our hotel and we only had one other... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
helloabbygail
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Experience gourmet walking tours in Auckland with the highly regarded Zest Food Tours. Sightseeing with great food and a friendly knowledgeable tour guide, Zest tours are a great introduction to the food, culture and sights of the city. 'A real hit with foodies' (2010 Frommer's Guide). Zest tours take you to taste the best food and meet the passionate producers behind them, at places the locals know and love, in small exclusive groups. ....because the best way to discover a new place and its culture is through its food & wine.
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“food scene” (3 reviews)
“fish market” (7 reviews)
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11B Augustus Terrace, 1052, New Zealand
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+64 9-362 0588

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Enjoyed a fun, informative food tour despite the pouring rain. Our guide, Liz, was such a joy to spend the morning with and we were able to get a glimpse of the food scene in Wellington. Sampled everything from Gelato to chocolates ( Wellington Chocolate...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

We met with Leigh (Lee?) promptly at 9:30 at the iSite near our hotel and we only had one other couple in our group! We got to have delicious coffee and macaroons at The Store in the Britomart area. I was delighted with how Kiwis...More

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2016

Thanks so much for taking the time out to give us such a comprehensive feedback on your recent Auckland City Tastes tour with us. We are glad you enjoyed your time with our fabulous guide, Leigh taking in a selection from our ever evolving itinerary....More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

We were thrilled to spend time with the delightful and knowledgable Joanna exploring the charming area of Ponsonby. While the food was the focus, the architecture and history of the area, as explained by Joanna added to the complete experience. It would be remiss not...More

Thank Margaret G
ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2016

Thank you very much for your very kind and generous feedback. Yes we pride ourselves on helping visitors discover the many and varied great food spots around the city they would otherwise miss out on. Thanks again and take care.

Reviewed 25 February 2016

Joanna was a fascinating guide, taking us through the Ponsonby neighborhood. Beautiful day, great food and a fun guide.More

Thank Martha M
ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2016

Thanks for your time to send in your feedback from your Urban Village Delights tour with us. Joanna loves to show off her neighbourhood to our visitors and share the many hard to find food and shopping spots off the beaten track. Take care and...More

Reviewed 8 January 2016

Helen, our guide, is a treasure. She introduced us to not only the spectacular variety of special food Aukland has to offer but, also, the unique neighbourhoods and honest friendliness of Kiwi's!More

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2016

Thanks very much for taking the time to send your feedback on your recent Auckland City Tastes tour with us. Our guide, Helen was so pleased to hear your great comments and happy to hear you enjoyed the tour so much. Thanks again and take...More

Reviewed 4 January 2016

Our travel agent had failed to tell Zest we were arriving on a cruise ship, and the day before the tour we contacted Zest and they immediately arranged to meet our ship with a taxi to accommodate our group of five and take us to...More

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2016

Thanks so much for taking the time to send in your feedback from our Urban Village Delights tour. This was such a kind and generous response, it made my day! We always try and smooth out any curve balls for our guests so I'm glad...More

Reviewed 4 December 2015

Loved this 3 hours tour of the Auckland CBD. The highlight not his tour was the Kapiti daily store where we where spoiled with incredible cheese, ice cream and toasties!

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2015

Thanks so much for taking the time to send your review of our Auckland City Tastes tour, we are glad you enjoyed your morning with us. Our guests agree our cheese stop is one of their favourites. Take care Kerry

Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I have had a wonderful morning with our fabulous guide Joanna, in Ponsonby. The tour started with coffee and a tart or muffin (don't bother with breakfast), then onto chocolate sampling, gourmet pizza snack and ended with a two course lunch with...More

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2015

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent Urban Village Delights Tour with us. We appreciate your kind and generous feedback and are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your time exploring and tasting with our wonderful guide Joanna. Thanks...More

Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful day in Auckland. It was a great experience learning about the area as well as all the wonderful food we got to have. I loved this tour alot, mainly because it was my girlfriend and I, and one...More

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2015

Thanks very much for taking the time to send us your feedback on your recent Urban Village Delights tour with us.We are so glad you found your morning enjoyable and appreciate your kind and thoughful comments.

Reviewed 6 April 2015

This tour covered all of the right things for me including the three big C's - cheese, chocolate and coffee. The tour was informative not just about the food offerings in the area but provided insight into it's history and interesting architectural finds. I recommend...More

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent Urban Village Delights tour with us. Our team of local guides enjoy showcasing our great food lovers precincts and I will pass on your kind feedback to our partners at Ponsonby Rd Bistro who...More

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