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Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour

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Go deep into Bucharest’s local food culture with an English-speaking guide. Walk through Strada Batistei, the Armenian quarter, the Jewish quarter, Mantuleasa, and Mosilor Street and learn about each place’s history. Taste local cheeses, meats, homemade bread, beers, liquors, and other Romanian food. Snap photos at the traditional Obor Market.
  • Learn about Bucharest’s history from an English-speaking guide
  • Walk through many different neighborhoods and admire the architecture
  • Taste a wide variety of local food and drink samples
  • Visit traditional markets
What to Expect
Begin your culinary tour in University Square and learn about Romania’s history from your English-speaking guide. Take a short walk to Strada Batistei. Visit a restored turn-of-the-century townhouse, where you can sample Romanian entrees (gustari) including goat cheese, cured meat, spring onions, homemade bread, and locally-brewed craft beers. Continue on to the Armenian quarter and admire the mix of architectural styles. Walk to the Jewish quarter and try a street food called covrigi. Afterwards, head to the beautiful area of Mantuleasa and hear about 19th-century and inter-war Bucharest. Sip a cold Romanian weissbier. Hop on a tram for a short ride to Mosilor Street and notice the Communist-era buildings. Go to the Obor Market and try a drink of palinca (brandy). Try a sample of local cow, sheep, and goat cheeses. Taste mici, a skinless sausage with mustard. Finish your food tour with a sweet Wallachian doughnut.
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Important Information
Departure Point
National Theatre Bucharest, Bulevardul Nicolae Bălcescu 2, București 030167, Romania
Departure Time
10:00 AM
5h 30m
Return Details
Bucharest, Romania
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Food and drink samples, including a ‘peasant platter’ (local cheese and meats, plus seasonal vegetables and homemade bread), street snack, 2 mici (includes bread and mustard), a platter of local cheeses, 1 Wallachian doughnut, 3 beers, a shot of palinca
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping from the markets
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please notify at least 24 hours in advance as to whether you have any food allergies, sensitivities, or other dietary needs, such as vegetarian/vegan or gluten intolerant
  • Group maximum of 12 people
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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One of the best experiences in my life, we had such a great time with Andreea and her fiancé, they showed us many hidden places, that we probably never could find, and they gave us a lot of tips about the city, the food and the history of Romania. We enjoyed how much genuine and
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Went on the food tour on the Saturday just past. There were four of us in the group along with our guide (can’t remember her name, bad with names) but she was a very good guide. Blonde kind of hair very nice and friendly. The tour itself contains the more interesting parts of
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Dana met us at the National Theatre and walked us through the history and culture of Romania while sharing her story and that of the Romanian people. It was a wonderful experience and I would recommend that you take this tour as soon as you can after arriving in Bucharest. Dana
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Response from Alina A, Guest Relations Manager at Bohemian Bucharest Markets and Mahallas Walking Food Tour
Responded 4 days ago
"Thanks so much for the kind feedback, guys! Glad you feel I was helpful in you getting the most out of your visit :) Hugs, Dana"
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Myself and my partner spent the day with Bogdan on Wednesday and throughly enjoyed it. Bogdan is a friendly and knowledgable local guy from Bucharest who has a passion for the history, food and architecture. He started us off with a traditional 'pretzel' style snack whilst he
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Our tour guide Bogdan picked us up at the National Theatre and greeted us with some typical Romanian covrigi :) After an interesting history lesson about Bucharest, we explored the city together. I was really impressed with his deep knowledge but more with his personal opinions
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