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Get to know the East End’s burgeoning food scene and its fascinating history on a 3.5-hour London walking tour. With a friendly local guide, explore the eclectic neighborhoods of Shoreditch and Spitalfields and discover the places where in-the-know Londoners choose to eat. Wolf down a bacon sandwich at the award-winning St John Bread and Wine restaurant, discover the legendary salt-beef bagels of Beigel Bake and sample artisan British cheese. Traditional fish and chips at Poppies are also included, as are curry samples on Brick Lane and more!
  • Avoid tourist traps on a guided food tour of London’s East End
  • 10 food tastings including Brick Lane curries, and fish and chips
  • Explore Spitalfields Market, Shoreditch, and sample local favorites
  • Walking tour with commentary on London’s multicultural epicurean history
What to Expect
Start the day in Spitalfields Market. Meet your guide who gives you an introduction to East London’s culturally diverse food scene. Begin your culinary journey with a bacon sandwich from award-winning restaurant St. John Bread and Wine and indulge in the simple pleasure of the breakfast classic. Next stop is the English Restaurant to taste a traditional bread pudding, and then visit Androuet, an artisan cheese producer where you taste an array of cheese varieties.  Then stop at Poppie’s a traditional fish and chips shop, for an authentic taste of the quintessential British dish. Next, continue on to Brick Lane. Your guide leads you through the busy streets t Aladin’s Indian restaurant for a selection of curries, before you stop at Beigel Bake one of London’s famed institutions, for a house-made salt beef bagel. Finally taste a salted caramel tart in the trendy neighborhood of Shoreditch where your tour ends.
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Departure Point
Old Spitalfields Market, Spitalfields, London E1, UK
3h 30m
Return Details
Shoreditch High Street Station, Shoreditch, London E1 6PJ, UK
  • Local guide
  • 10 food tastings
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Additional food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour can be modified for vegetarians. If you require this please add a note to 'special requirements' at time of booking
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
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Reviewed yesterday

This tour was incredible and our guide, Lauren, was amazing! The food is delicious, the neighbourhood is lovely. They share lots of stories and facts along the way. It’s a great way to try a lot of different foods and restaurants.More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jwiseman30
EatingEuropeTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Eating London Food Tours by Eating Europe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for joining us on our East End London Food Tour. We're so happy to hear that you had an incredible tour with our guide Lauren! We hope you have an enchanting holiday in London and that you’ll come eat with us...More

Reviewed yesterday

This tour was great. Our guide, Kyra (not sure I've spelled that right), was amazing and very knowledgeable about the area. There was a great variety of food options and all of the choices were very tasty. Don't eat beforehand as there is a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tyggerstyx
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all, go to this on an empty stomach. You'll quickly be taken care of. We've taken a number of food tours in the States and this was really a step up: a longer tour and more restaurants. We also had a fabulous guide,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank m p
EatingEuropeTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Eating London Food Tours by Eating Europe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for joining us on our East End London Food Tour! We are thrilled to hear that our tour was a "step up" to other food tours you have taken in the past! We're also glad that you liked our guide Flic...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a terrific tour with a great mix of locations - highly recommend it! The ‘bacon sarnie’ is simple yet exquisite.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Flyer141726
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the tour, the food was terrific! Lots of great facts and history of the east end was shared by our guide Cara who was really lovely.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Frances L
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16 April 2019|
Response from PatKeogh71 | Reviewed this property |
10am at Spitalfields Market
28 March 2019|
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Response from L4992JVannat | Reviewed this property |
Hello! In order to get to the “starting spot” -St Johns across from Spittlefiels market you can get there by tube which depending on where your are coming from is around £2.40. The rest of the tour is a walking tour.
22 June 2018|
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Response from 456erikaa | Reviewed this property |
It lasts 4-5 hours. Covers 2 meals. I think you can have up to 10 people. We were just 5. Great day!
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