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The Big Foody Food Tours

Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
+64 21 481 177
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Auckland's number one food tour experience. A fun and flavour filled insight into the excellent cuisine, markets, restaurants and producers Auckland has to offer. The Big Foody Food Tours have an excellent choice of tours to give you the ultimate taste of the city and a delicious introduction to Auckland and the regions. Book through our website and receive a bottle of local wine or box of chocolates! Make sure you book a Big Foody Tour at the beginning of your stay in NZ so you are geared up with the best places to eat and drink around the country! All our tours are small and intimate groups tailored to make sure you walk away having had a memorable time. We pick up from all hotels in the CBD for our driven tours All tour guests a New Zealand SIM Card. Book through our website and receive a bottle of local wine or box of chocolates!
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“fish market” (46 reviews)
“food scene” (14 reviews)
“taste buds” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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+64 21 481 177
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a perfect introduction to Auckland and a local food tasting. Elle is extremely knowledgeable of NZ and shares a wealth of information about food and anything you wish to hear. Started at a small coffee shop Miller's Coffee) where the owner roasted his...More

Thank DebnDuane
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much! It was such a fun day, I loved meeting you both and showing you the delicious side of this amazing city. Have a fabulous time here and next door. I will get all your goodies packed up and shipped over in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my brother on this walking beer tour as a fun way for us to explore the city he was studying in for a few weeks! Chris was an extremely friendly and hospitable guide, and it was awesome having two other kiwis on the...More

Thank Nicole I
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!!!! So glad you had a great time with Chris. He is fabulous and hosts a mean beer tour! We'd love to see you again on another beer tour or food tour. Or come and stay at our property Vineyard Cottages. Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hate to say but Auckland has not much going for it, but this tour opens your eyes to the great local food on offer. Elle was sooo knowledgable on the production of the food and also different uses. Let's you experience the city as a...More

Thank leannefen9
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hahaa ok I'm not going to agree with you that Auckland doesn't hasn't much going for it because I'm totally biased and think it's the best place in the world! :) But that is why I set up the company! Thank you for coming on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elle picked us up from our hostel at the start of the tour. She was really knowledgable and all the food was really good! She also gave us food recommendations for our remaining days in Auckland and Queenstown (where we were headed to next). We...More

Thank Auds19
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Loved meeting you ladies. I'm sooooo glad you had an amazing food time in NZ. The chef in Queenstown was delighted you made it to his restaurant. I hope we see you again in the very near future! Or maybe I'll see you in Singapore...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We had a blast exploring Auckland on the morning food tour with Elle! She took us to places we would have never found ourselves, like a fish market and a very cozy cafe by the ocean. Elle is a great guide, too: she told us...More

1  Thank zmirnofa
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you ! It was so great to meet the four of you and show you Auckland. I hope the rest of your trip was amazing! Hopefully we'll see you again in the US or here! Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Colleen is a gem and picked us up from our apt. Off to the fun times it was. Talking a great story about NZ and Auckland while filling in some blanks for us on the food scene. Congenial and very well informed. Laughs a lot...More

1  Thank mike c
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. Colleen is amazing and we're super lucky she's part of the team. Auckland is an amazing city to show off and I'm delighted you enjoyed it as much as you did. We hope to see you again on one...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We had an incredible food tour with Colleen! Right away, we found that she was personable, friendly, and knowledgeable about Auckland's food scene. We had the opportunity to taste local foods while also seeing parts of the city we might not have seen otherwise, all...More

Thank Scott K
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Colleen is a superstar and we're very lucky to have her on the team. I'm delighted you enjoyed the experience so much and we look forward to seeing you again on another one of our food tours. Best Wishes Elle

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Beer walk. Three of us went on this trip , one who loves beer one ambivalent and one who had never really drunk beer. We went to three pubs with several small tastings in each. Each tasting was explained and the difference between them was...More

1  Thank hiraethcardiff
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you! I love that you had such a great time with Chris. He is the greatest beer tour guide and can turn any non beer drinker into a great lover of beer! See you again in the future. Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I absolutely loved this tour! Elle was great and so knowledgeable. We did the driving tour which was a fantastic way of getting to know the city. Elle told us all about Auckland, the landscape, and some of its history as we drove to each...More

Thank Fil S
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks so much!!!!!!!! Great to meet you and show you this fantastic city. Enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand! See you again, maybe in Portland! Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Hell of a nice guy, very knowlegable and friendly, knows his Auckland history and really knows his beer - we enjoyed the tour!

1  Thank Jasher S
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