Meet your food-expert guide in central Soho and set off on your 3.5-hour of this cosmopolitan neighborhood’s culinary hotspots.
A small borough tucked alongside London’s Oxford Street and Regent Street, Soho is brim with pubs, bakeries, bars, restaurants and cafes. Together, they offer an enticing fusion of international foods, from places as diverse as Japan, Mexico, India, Korea and China.
Delve into the warren-like streets, and hear how Soho’s multicultural roots have resulted in this culinary kaleidoscope. Originally known as London’s ‘French Quarter,’ the area historically attracted immigrants who opened up cheap eating houses, drawing the capital’s intellectuals, writers and artists.
As you explore, enjoy up to seven food stops at places beloved by the locals. Get insider tips from your guide on avoiding flashy tourist traps, and get a first-hand feel for the real Soho.
Stroll along Carnaby Street, a fashion hotspot in 1960s London, and kick your tastings off with a delicious breakfast at Kingly Court, a historical courtyard that’s become a vibrant foodie hub.
Head deeper into the honeycomb of streets, and stop at some of the area’s most interesting eateries. Stops and samples may vary with each tour according to availability, but expect to enjoy an eclectic array of flavors, from traditional English to Italian, Taiwanese, and Mexican.
Likely dishes include a rustic pizza and homemade ice cream dessert served with olive oil from Puglia, and accompanied by dessert wine. Plus, along the way, you’ll stop a bar or outlet for a tasting of Prosecco.
Chat to the vendors about their creations as you eat and explore, and peel back the layers of Soho’s history as your guide shares stories about local culture and folklore.
When the time comes, your guide will bid you goodbye in central Soho, bringing your tour to an end.