Melbourne is renowned for its trendy cafes, bars, pubs, restaurants and wineries. There are so many that you’ll never be able to see them all. Here are five of Melbourne’s best food tours to steer you on the right path.
Progressive High Tea Stroll
If you’re a sweet tooth then you’ll love exploring Melbourne’s best afternoon tea spots with a few anecdotes along the way. Dig into delicious chocolate, scones, macarons, and cup cakes, which will be joined with tea, juice and wine. The tour is perfect for a day out with the girls.
Vietnamese Cooking Class
Celebrate the flavours of Vietnam with a cookling class and food tour in Richmond. Chef Ha Nguyen takes you to Victoria Street’s best food outlets, where he’ll fill you in on where to buy the freshest produce, meat and seafood. Then he’ll show you how to cook classic Vietnamese dishes such as chicken in banana leaf or pineapple spring rolls .
Melbourne Art and Food Tour
Experience Melbourne’s best food combined with historic laneways, beautiful architecture and hidden art galleries. This four hour walking tour exposes visitors to the city’s ever-changing art scene, while treating you to tastings along the way. One of the tour’s highlights is gathering at Arc One Gallery on Flinders Lane to enjoy canapés and a glass of wine.
Yarra Valley Wine Tasting Tours
Join a small group personal wine tour to the picturesque Yarra Valley wine region. You and your friends will enjoy wine tastings at four wineries of your choice, which may include Yering Station, Coombe Melba Estate, and Oakridge. Lunch is served at the popular Rochford Winery, before the tour makes its way to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and the old Farmhouse Cheese Shop.
Lygon St Walking Food Tour
Visit six of Melbourne’s best cafes, restaurants and delicatessens in the popular Lygon Street precinct. Snack on the Italian style meals, sweets and wines that fill the restaurants along Lygon Street. Sample delicious cheeses, dips, bread and other dishes, as you learn about how they’ve been prepared.