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Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market provided by A Wok Around Chinatown

Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market

Food Walking Tour of Granville Island Public Market
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Last updated: 15 Sep 2020
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Please do not take the tour if feeling ill
What you can expect during your visit
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for guides in public areas
About
Get a taste of colorful Granville Island Public Market while you sample your way through the stalls with your own personal chef/guide. Join a small group for a walking and tasting tour of the best of what the oceanside market has to offer, and learn why Granville Island Public Market is regarded as one of Vancouver’s culinary treasures.  
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
Small groups of no more than 10 keep the tour personal and uncrowded
Sample Canadian delights and locally produced artisanal treats
Learn about the attractions and specialty shops that surround the market
Get introduced to new foods and flavors by a trained chef
What to expect
Bring your appetite and sense of culinary curiosity for this 2-hour walking tour of Granville Island Public Market. Meet your guide (a chef with insider knowledge of the market and its food) outside before heading in for a morning or afternoon of delicious discovery. The market is open to the public, but this tour with an industry insider helps you explore the little things that are easy to overlook but make your visit memorable. All the food samples and nonalcoholic drinks are included in the price of the tour. You’ll go home full of knowledge and maple-cured salmon, fresh ciabatta, local charcuterie, artisan chocolates, and many more treats from the bustling Vancouver landmark.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 14283P2
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Food tasting • Entry/Admission - Granville Island Public Market
Exclusions
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Duration
2h
Departure details
EB W 2nd Ave @ Anderson St, Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2, Canada The Starting Point is at the intersection of 1505 West 2nd Avenue & Anderson Street (Entrance into Granville Island). The Guide will be the side of the intersection where a Map Post & Blue Bike Stand is located (across the street from the "Hop-On Hop-Off" bus stop & Starbuck's Coffee
Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC V6H, Canada The Railspur Alley area on Granville Island features artisan craft stores
Inclusions
Food tasting • Entry/Admission - Granville Island Public Market
Exclusions
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure details
EB W 2nd Ave @ Anderson St, Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2, Canada The Starting Point is at the intersection of 1505 West 2nd Avenue & Anderson Street (Entrance into Granville Island). The Guide will be the side of the intersection where a Map Post & Blue Bike Stand is located (across the street from the "Hop-On Hop-Off" bus stop & Starbuck's Coffee
Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC V6H, Canada The Railspur Alley area on Granville Island features artisan craft stores
Duration
2h
Return details
Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC V6H, Canada The Railspur Alley area on Granville Island features artisan craft stores
Additional information
Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if assistance is required
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered
Not wheelchair accessible
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    EB W 2nd Ave @ Anderson St
    Vancouver, BC V6J 1H2, Canada
    The Starting Point is at the intersection of 1505 West 2nd Avenue & Anderson Street (Entrance into Granville Island). The Guide will be the side of the intersection where a Map Post & Blue Bike Stand is located (across the street from the "Hop-On Hop-Off" bus stop & Starbuck's Coffee
    See address & details
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    Granville Island Public Market
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Our experienced culinary guides will wind you through the Market to sample cheeses, olives,seafood, charcuterie meats, chocolates, chai latte and other delectables from the vast array of Food Vendors along with the Artisan & Craft area on the Island!
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  • You'll end at
    Railspur Alley
    Railspur Alley, Vancouver, BC V6H, Canada
    The Railspur Alley area on Granville Island features artisan craft stores
    See address & details
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Jennie Monster
London, UK77 contributions
Interesting and delicious!
Feb 2020
Robert who guides the tours is such a knowledgeable and lovely person. We seemed to have him all to ourselves on our trip.

His amazingly kind and welcoming, with tons of knowledge about the food, area and history. We enjoyed every single food sample that we were introduced to - and such a great way for a foodie to look around granville !!!

we would happily book this up again and do it all over - you will come away wanting to buy everything so be warned haha!!
Written 3 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

allymacd0nald
2 contributions
The best way to experience Granville Island market!!
Feb 2020 • Couples
We had an amazing time with Robert on this tour. We were so impressed by everything we learned, from food origins to different pairings, as well as all of the delicious local foods we got to try. Robert was so knowledgeable and kind, and the touring style was very conversational, which made it very interactive and enjoyable – I couldn’t imagine experiencing the island any other way!
Written 16 February 2020
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Sarah D
6 contributions
Super fun foodie tour to experience the market with knowledgeable guide
Dec 2019
Our family of 5 had an awesome experience as Robert lead us around the market and provided not only the knowledge of the food and vendors but the history of the area as well. It felt very personable and we enjoyed so many samples. Even though there were some different preferences among us we all enjoyed trying unique things and it was a great way to dive in to something new for us all. Robert did a great job engaging everyone in our group which I appreciated too.
Written 28 December 2019
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RWS1111075
Thank you for the kind words. I enjoyed meeting you and your Family! Best wishes for a Happy New Year!!
Written 13 January 2020
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Marcus B
Gold Coast, Australia5 contributions
Custom tailored tour from a knowledgeable tour guide
Oct 2019
After a slight delay in the start of our tour, we met Robert who immediately began by asking us about our backgrounds. Then we went into the market and sampled some of the shops and stalls that were in the market. All in all, we were surprised at the diversity of the food available. The quality was also excellent and Bob was really casual yet knowledgeable. Those brooms though, pity about the biosecurity laws in Australia...
Written 23 October 2019
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Kent Y
2 contributions
Awesome Tour Guide
Sep 2019 • Couples
We enjoyed our Granville Island tour with Robert. He was knowledgeable, pleasant and personable. Vancouver, BC has so many exciting places to visit!
Written 30 September 2019
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RWS1111075
Thank you for your kind words. Food plays an important part in my life....Sharing it with you is icing on the cake!!! Hope you had a good trip!! Please come back to Vancouver!!!!
Written 4 October 2019
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Tiffany S
2 contributions
Fun foodie tour
Sep 2019 • Couples
My husband and I visited Vancouver this past weekend and we took the walking food tour through the Granville market. Our guide, Rohan was not only super friendly but also a well informed foodie. He knew the market very well and had tons of knowledge to share. He also was helpful with lots of great suggestions for other great places to dine in the city. Overall, super fun and I would recommend this tour to anyone who is into food culture.
Written 22 September 2019
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Stephen E
Palmview, Australia226 contributions
Great food experience
Jul 2019
Whenever we visit a new city, we try to do a food tour and this was no exception. This tour was alot of fun, with a lot of interesting information provided. The samples that were provided were sensational.
Written 8 September 2019
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MuziG
San Francisco, CA3 contributions
Great time learning and eating our way through Granville market
Our tour with Bob through the Granville Island public market was great. Bob was able to accommodate our group of 5 the night before the tour which was very much appreciated! We learned a lot about the island and the food in the market. You’ll get to sample a wide variety of items, including candied salmon, cheeses, pickles, chocolates, olives, macaroons, a delicious chai tea latte, and some sake! The sake tasting is an additional cost but well worth it. The tour really helps give you an idea of what the public market has to offer and makes you feel more comfortable in navigating through it. Bob made the tour really enjoyable and fun. He was also able to give us some recommendations for food around the city. If we had more time, we would definitely have done the Chinatown tour as well.

As the tour starts at 3, I would recommend having an earlier or lighter lunch. The food on the tour isn’t as much as a full meal, but you don’t want to be full going into it either.
Written 24 August 2019
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Kathy H
Grass Valley, CA61 contributions
Great food tour with Robert.
Aug 2019
I've been on a few food tours that included prepared food at restaurants. This one is a tour of a large market. Great fun. We learned a lot about the area and sampled food along the way. It was a wonderful market to visit and with a guide. Robert was informative and keeps the tour to just a few people. The market gets crowded so the small group is good. This is not a stuff yourself tour. Think samples. We were happy with our food samples. Definitely on the to do list!
Written 20 August 2019
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mandyhuff
Charlotte, NC4 contributions
Perfect Tour
May 2019
Bob leads a fantastic tour.

We tried so many delicious foods. A range of products from tea, to sweets, to produce, meats, vinegars, cheese, etc. Granville has so many stalls and we tried MANY of them. He even took us to a local Sake Distillery (additional cost for tasting) that was a surprise, and one of my favorite stops! We stayed around after the tour to continue our tasting, including visiting and purchasing products from the shops we had visited with Bob.

Bob has a unique way of guiding, which I appreciated. He used questions to engage the conversation and make us think about what we were tasting. From a Chef's perspective, he wonders "what would you pair this with?" and asks us, his passengers. It was beautifully done.

Bob was also nice enough to give us recommendations for Chinatown, when we were unable (due to schedules) to take his Chinatown tour too. We went to get Dim Sum right away, the very next morning, and ordered his recommendations.

He really is the best.
Written 9 August 2019
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RWS1111075
10/August/2019 Thank you for your kind words Look forward to seeing you again I can then stroll you around Vancouver’s Chinatown Regards Bob
Written 10 August 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Excellent walking tour experience
We thoroughly enjoyed our guided tour of Chinatown, we learned so much about Chinese culture & tradition, food, and
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Our cups were full!
My grandparents lived in Burnaby (a city within the greater Vancouver Tri-cities) and we often came to Chinatown (a
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Staycation Fun!
Although we have visited Vancouver Chinatown before, Bob told us things that we did not know about the history, arc
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Hoenstly 10 out of 10
I would highly recommend this tour. I have two adopted Asian children, one with special needs. This tour was ama
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A great Walk or Wok around Chinatown
Bob met us promptly at the meeting spot outside the Chinese Cultural Centre. His tour started there and meandered
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Amazing Food / Culture / History all in one!
This was an amazing tour with Bob - my girlfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Bob weaves together Chinatown's hist
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Amazing “staycation” activity
A great day with Bob in Chinatown, so informative (herbal medicines, foods, and history), fun (Bob makes it all fun
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Something for everyone!
We had a fantastic time on this tour with Bob. He was such a knowledgeable guid and a friendly person as well. Th
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Excellent tour packed full with culinary, historical and cultural info!
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed out tour through Chinatown with Bob. It exceeded our expectations. It was so
KilaTour
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An incredible experience!
We had such an incredible experience with Robert on this walk around Chinatown! We were so excited to find that Rob
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If you love food, you'll love this tour!!
If you love food, you'll love this tour!! Robert will take you on fully immersive tour through Chinese history in V
nathdang
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A fantastic tour full of culture!
Robert and Winnie provided my wife and I a fabulous tour of Chinatown. They explained the history and cultural sign
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mljd4
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For foodie and history buff
Not only food. Not only history. You’ll learn a lot from a former chef Robert who shares insights of his own ethnic
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Food & Culture come alive with Bob's wok of Vancouver's China Town!
Bob Sung generously shares his knowledge of Chinese-Canadian culture, traditions, and the history of the grocery an
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Fabulous Tour
My son and I met Bob for this amazing tour! His insight, humor, and kindness are unparalleled. We learned the beaut
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