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Experience the sights and tastes of Wellington on one of our hosted walking gourmet food tours. Here at Zest we believe the best way to experience Wellington and its culture is by strolling and sampling some of the many tasting pleasures on offer...more
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Even when you think you know Wellington, what an excellent way to find some out-of-the-way places. Outstanding were the enthusiastic young people who roasted their coffee,made their gelato and produced their chocolate and who were prepared to share their passion (and product). And what's not...More

Thank Grandmarg
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We booked a half day tour for 6 of us in January at Zest Food Tours. It was awful! We walked probably 4 blocks in all directions from our hotel to eat at: a local coffee shop. It was just like a Starbucks. Nothing special....More

Thank Ginger F
Reviewed 8 May 2018

As a Wellingtonian it excited me to be able to appreciate what was behind the local foodie scene. There was much to discover and our guide Heather was exceptional. I thought I knew a lot about our city...but I learnt so much more both from...More

Thank RalphJGreen
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I love food tours. They are so great to get a insight into the places to eat and drink without wandering around trying to choose something. Our guide was great, super friendly and full of knowledge. There was an abundance of food to taste and...More

Thank Thecookstravel
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Thecookstravel thank you so much for sharing your excellent impressions of your tour recent tour experience with us. I have shared your review with all our guides and everyone was so happy to read your feedback. All of us here at ZEST are so...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018

This tour was booked through our travel agent and what a great tour it was! Our guide was a woman named Fabs who brought us to coffee factories,chocolatiers, ice cream shops, and the market (cheese, meats, fruits, honey, breads, drinks)for tastings. Her enthusiasm and joy...More

Thank franee0409
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Wellington is THE place for foodies...or so that is what has been said. So to take advantage of what Wellington has to offer, we decided to take a walking food tour. Zest Food Tours had a lot of great reviews so we decided to explore...More

Thank badmaru
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Heidi thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and positive review of your recent bespoke Capital Tastes Tour experience, which was hosted by our lovely guide Doris. I really appreciate your feedback and will share your thoughtful comments and observations...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Loved this tour! Most places we visited were food to table types! Nothing processed....nothing ordinary! We definitely recommend this tour!More

Thank susie h
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi Susie thanks so much for writing such an excellent review of your recent food tour experience with us, we really appreciate it!!! We love sharing with our guests what make our vibrant capital city such a wonderful and delicious foodie haven. Wishing you many...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had a great time on our recent food tour. The variety of experiences and food offerings was great, and our guide Annette was very knowledgeable and friendly, making it a most enjoyable morning. It was great to hear the history behind each of places...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Bob and Alison thank you very much for writing such a brilliant review of your recent Capital Tastes Tour experience with our lovely guide Annette. I will make sure to share your comments with her and our other guides. Here at ZEST we all...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We started off the a visit to the Parliament Houses and then started our walking tour with coffee at Mojo Coffee where we enjoyed Flay Flat white or dark along with some very nice snacks, then a gallery (Great) a fantastic lunch, greta gelato, a...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Buffalobob6 thanks so much for sharing your excellent recommendation of your recent cruise tour experience with our lovely guide Doris. I have shared your review with her and our all of our guides and everyone was so delighted with your feedback. All of us...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Our first visit to Wellington and we had a wonderful introduction to delightful foods and the interesting stories of their development. This was a tour that explored the passion for excellence by these local businesses. Doris our guide was knowledgable and had a great rapport...More

Thank lilypears108
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Lily thank you so very much for posting such a positive review of your recent food tour experience hosted by our wonderful guide Doris. I've shared your review with her and she was thrilled to bits with your kind comments and sends her regards....More

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