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Zest Food Tours of Auckland

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Address: 11B Augustus Terrace, 1052, New Zealand
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+64 9-362 0588
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Experience gourmet walking tours in Auckland with the highly regarded Zest...

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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Charming and Delicious!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 April 2016
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 do coffee, which is fresh ground diluted espresso versus filtered drip coffee in the states!... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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. We love to show our visitors to Auckland the many hidden gems they may never... More 

Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 to mention Milly's Kitchen Shop, a must for every cook! The itinerary was varied and... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

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

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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 safe travels. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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 care. More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 Ponsonby Street (and after the tour back to the ship) at their expense. The CEO... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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 we were able to provide such an enjoyable experience for you. Thanks again and Take... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 review

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 More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 wine! With delightful insights, history briefs and quirky shop visits mingled in, we were so... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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 again and take care. Kerry More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 other nice couple that were very friendly. We all got to talk and listen to... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 this tour for those who enjoy food...therefore anyone. My highlight was our lunch at the... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

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 will be delighted to hear your positive comments. Thanks again and take care. Kerry More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

We did the Urban Village Delights walking tour in Auckland. Our guide, Joanna, was friendly, knowledgeable, and delightful to spend time with as she took us around the Ponsonby neighborhood. Several stops to relax and taste/drink the local flavors (coffee, chocolates, cheese, pizza, etc) and ending with a light lunch with wine. We also made a few stops at some... More 

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ZestAuckland, Director at Zest Food Tours of Auckland, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to send in your comments about your recent tour with us.We were glad to hear you enjoyed your time with our guide, Joanna who loves to show off her neighbourhood to visitors.We do pride ourselves on the intimacy and special attention our small groups provide so appreciated your feedback. Thanks again and take... More 

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