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Zest Food Tours of New Zealand

Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-801 9198
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Off the beaten track - Yes!!

This was a great way to see, taste and experience Wellington! We were on the Holland America Line... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2015
BillAndVito
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PHILADELPHIA
Food tour or walking tour?

To cut to the chase here, this is not the most straight forward review to write, our guide on the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2015
Opinion-noted
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Singapore
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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. Your friendly, local Zest guide will stroll with you through our "foodie" capital city, sampling Wellington's famous locally roasted coffee and other gastronomic delights. Meet some of our city's amazing and passionate producers and discover new flavours. We will also share the history, art and culture of our beautifully crafted and compact harbour city. Zest Food Tours also offers a wine experience in Martinborough, a premium boutique pinot noir wine region.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

This was a great way to see, taste and experience Wellington! We were on the Holland America Line "Oosterdam" and were so glad that this was offered to us. Everything was really great - we had an awesome guide (I don't have her name handy...More

Thank BillAndVito
Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2015

Thank you so much Bill and Vito, for taking the time to post such a lovely review, which I have shared with the guide. We were delighted to hear you enjoyed exploring and getting to know Wellington with Zest. We love sharing our knowledge of...More

Reviewed 27 February 2015

To cut to the chase here, this is not the most straight forward review to write, our guide on the day was a really engaging and knowledgable person when it came to Wellington. Our issue is that given the many food related producers, restaurants, shops...More

Thank Opinion-noted
Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2015

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review, we do appreciate it. We are sorry you found it not to be quite what you expected. It would be great if you would like to contact us via our email our on our...More

Reviewed 9 February 2015

What a great tour! We thoroughly enjoyed everything about the tour- the service was perfect, the guide was fantastic, and the spots we went to were just what you would hope for- super informative, friendly and welcoming, and a bit off the beaten track so...More

Thank mrg128
Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2015

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for taking the time to write about us, we really appreciate it. So glad to know you appreciated getting off the beaten track to experience Wellington from an insiders view.

Reviewed 11 January 2015

This was an excellent way to see Wellington and go to places we probably wouldn't have gone to. Our guide Heather was very knowledgeable and friendly. Good to go behind the scenes and learn about produce - coffee, gelato, local cheeses, smoky spicy peanut butter...More

Thank Graham L
Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015

Hi Graham, thanks very much for your great review, we really appreciate the time you took to place some feedback. We'll definitely look into seeing if we can add the tour stops onto the map, that's a great ideas! Kind Regards, Catherine Cordwell, Zest Food...More

Reviewed 12 November 2014

Friendly, knowledgeable guide introduced us to the small, high quality culture that best describes Wellington for us. Our walking tour around the city opened our eyes to sights we would not have found on our own. Brilliant morning.

Thank Paul E
Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2014

Hi Paul, thanks for your lovely review, we really do appreciate you taking the time to post your feedback; the "essence" of Wellington describes our tours really well! Kind Regards, Catherine Cordwell, Zest Food Tours

Reviewed 7 October 2014

This is a great way to start a day in Wellington. Getting behind the scenes with owners and workers learning about their produce and tasting everything from great coffee, chocolate, local cheese to peanut butter gelato. All with some local knowledge and sight seeing done...More

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2014

Hi Sean, thanks very much for taking the time to write a review, we are thrilled to hear you had a great start to your day in Wellington! Kind Regards, Catherine Cordwell, Zest Food Tours

Reviewed 8 September 2014

We had the absolute pleasure of being taken on a food tour by the extremely knowledgeable and friendly Heather. The tour took us around an amazing range of artisan food producers with personal demonstrations and tastings organised at each location. Initially I did feel the...More

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi Tyson, thanks for writing your great review, we do appreciate it and I've passed on your kind words to our guide Heather! Thanks also for your note about initially finding the tour a little pricey, but we are so pleased you felt it was...More

Reviewed 28 August 2014

Having been to Wellington on several previous occassions, the opportunity to do a Zest “Meet the Maker” tour as part of WOAP festival, was too good to surpass. WOW, what an amazing way to find out about all those hidden gems that are not on...More

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Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi there, thanks very much for your wonderful review, it was great that you could make it to Wellington for our Visa Wellington on a Plate tours! We really do appreciate the feedback about the tour and Heather our guide, our guides are always happy...More

Reviewed 18 August 2014

What a fabulous way to be introduced to the Wellington. Stephanie was obviously passionate about the city and its food offerings. She was warm, friendly, and very knowledgeable about Wellington, and gave us a some great insights into the city, its history, its culture and...More

Thank Don S
Catherine C, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2014

Hi Heather and Don, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we do really appreciate it as it's a great recommendation for others considering booking a tour. Stephanie really enjoyed meeting you both and I've passed on your...More

Reviewed 19 July 2014

The Capital Tastes tour was a great way to experience what Wellington has to offer. A great combination of getting to know the City and also trying some tasty food. Our guide, Heather, was fantastic and really made it a memorable experience. She was extremely...More

Thank Wayne R
ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2014

Hi Wayne, thanks very much for your lovely review, we always appreciate it when guests take the time to post some feedback. It's great to hear that it was a great way to get to know the city while tasting food at the same time...More

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