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The Big Foody Food Tours

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Address: Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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+64 21 481 177
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Auckland's number one food tour experience. A fun and flavour filled...

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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The Big Beer Tour

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

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jasher S
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our time with Elle during our yummy day with her. From the best coffee place in town to where the chef shops, from the fish market to the best grill on the wharf we really discovered heaps of hidden gems and even got a few behind the scene!

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Thank Robin_Laura
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 3rd tour with Elle on separate trips to Auckland, and she just keeps us coming back! So personable, friendly, knowledgeable the list goes on.. we did the tastebud tour as well as the beer walking tour twice and they are both awesome! Couldn't recommend higher.. can't wait until next time!

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend taking this tour early in your trip to Auckland. We were lucky enough to have Elle as our guide, and her personality and deep knowledge of the Auckland/New Zealand food scene was a highlight of our trip. Since this was a driving tour, we were able to see areas of Auckland that we wouldn't have thought of... More 

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TheBigFoody, General Manager at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Yaaaaay!!!! I'm so glad you had such a wonderful time with us on the tour. It is a great way to see the city and the most delicious way I know! Enjoy all your goodies and looking forward to seeing you again! Big Hugs Elle More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having food tour today in Auckland with a gorgeous lady Elle, she make my-day... introduce me to lovely Kiwi in town, share the information about what the update for the food trend recently ( pastry especially ), it's such amazing experience to get some idea for my pastry career, since I dedicated my life to become Pastry Chef...Thank you Elle... More 

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Thank Syarif P
TheBigFoody, General Manager at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Hey thank you! It was a super morning with you and I'm so delighted you had a great time and met some amazing chefs and producers. We wish you all the best in your pastry career and can't wait to head to Dubai to check it all out. Big Hugs Elle More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We did the Auckland food tour and it was amazing. Elle (the owner) was our tour guide and she was a wonderful host. She took us all around Auckland from a farmers market, to a specialty food shop with a private tasting to the fish market for a tour and lunch by the piers. She was very helpful in recommending... More 

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for such lovely feedback. It was a great tour with the four of you and I hope you have the most amazing time on the rest of your honeymoon! Enjoy the South Island, it is absolutely amazing and maybe we'll see you in Portland or back here one day! Big Hugs Elle More 

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had a small (just the two of us) tour with Colleen (sorry if I spelled that wrong!) as our tour guide where we went all over Auckland for the sights and the food! We went to the fish market for a platter, a chocolate place, a high end food market, a small cafe right near the water, and she... More 

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! Colleen is so much fun, we're so lucky to have her. I'm delighted you had such a great time. We hope to see you again in Auckland or on our Portland Tours. Big Hugs Elle More 

Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Elle is a fabluous ambassador for Auckland and NZ artisanal food. We took this tour our first day in New Zealand. Elle was able to adjust the schedule to accommodate a couple who was flying in the morning of the tour. We started at the farmers market, visited a specialty food store, and toured the Auckland Fish Market where we... More 

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! What lovely feedback. It was such a lovely tour with you and I'm so glad you liked your first flat white! Don't forgot to look us up in Portland! We'd love to see you over there too! Come back to NZ soon. Big Hugs Elle More 

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect because I have never been to NZ but it was fun to go to local hot spots and be near the water. It was a fun and relaxing experience that I recommend everyone try!

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TheBigFoody, General Manager at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! Great to meet you and I'm glad we got to show you our city! I'm delighted you had a good time and I hope the rest of your trip around NZ was just as much fun. Come and see us in Portland! Big Hugs Elle More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I did the afternoon Auckland tour. It was only four of us, plus our guide Arden. She did a great job, taking us to six fun/varied places to taste food or taste beer. It allowed us to see parts of Auckland that we wouldn't have gotten to, and the walking was a nice break between meals. Really... More 

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Thank Glen1125
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Oh thank you! We love it when we exceed expectations. It is a lovely way to explore the city and explore through your tastebuds. Thank you so much for your feedback and we hope to see you on our Portland tours or back in Auckland again soon! Cheers Elle More 

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