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The Big Foody Food Tours

Auckland 0629, New Zealand
+64 21 481 177
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Travellers talk about
“fish market” (43 reviews)
“food scene” (12 reviews)
“taste buds” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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+64 21 481 177
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Although we booked the Tastebud tour, events intervened and we ended up having a personal tour of food and the city by the amazing Elle. We went to a gourmet food store to sample olive oil, condiments, and some of the best cheese I've ever...More

Thank traveling393
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Oh thank you so much! It was a lovely tour with you and I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. Isn't Odettes delicious! I'm so pleased you liked it. I really hope we get to meet you again in Auckland or Portland! Have a fab rest...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

An excellent way to spend half a day for anyone who enjoys food. The tour enables a casual visitor to Auckland to experience the taste of things made by dedicated, small scale producers, like the cheese from the farm with only 4 cows and also...More

Thank Aubrey H
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Wow - thank you! It was great to meet you and I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour. Yes we have the best Olive Oil in the world! I'm biased, but I'm right :) Hope you have a fabulous fishing trip. See you again one day....More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

What a yummy thing to do! We booked the tour for our first day in Auckland and it provided us with a great orientation to the city as we went from site to site. Elle, our guide and the owner, was wonderful and so full...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you! I think it's a yummy thing to do too, but then I have to say that. I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and got to know the city! Come back again soon Big hugs Elle

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Loving my food, as soon as our cruise to New Zealand was booked, I knew I wanted to do a foodie tour somewhere along the way, as it's recognised that NZ has fabulous produce. After researching online and then seeing Elle in a segment on...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Oh thank you! I had the best day with you guys. It was so much fun and great to introduce you all to the amazing Auckland food and wine scene. I'm glad your group enjoyed it as much as they did. Come back and see...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Elle is a chef who happens to love sharing her appreciation of the Auckland food scene with visitors to Auckland. She keeps the tour size small and that is a key factor in the enjoyment of the experience. Lots of ability to interact with her...More

Thank mmc0408
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and review. I have the best day with you all. It was such fun and I am so grateful to have shared so many laughs with everyone. Hope to see you again or in Portland! Big Hugs to...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Wonderful two days. Ellie knows her stuff. It was a fabulous walking tour with so much to eat and so little time! Well worth the trip. Would recommend to anyone. She can tailor it to suit your preferences but you should go to the markets...More

Thank ByronBayCarolyn
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

We did have such a lovely couple of tours! We've got some 5 day food and wine tours coming up which I think would be right up your street!!!!! I'll send you some information. Have a great 2017! Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Two friends and I booked this tour easily online for our first morning in Auckland. It was my friends' first food tour ever, and I have lost count of how many I have done. I am clearly a proponent of food tours as a great...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

It was so good to meet you all the other day. Thank you so much for coming on the tour. I really hope we get to see you again in NZ and that you have an amazing trip around the country. Enjoy every moment. Big...More

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Short and sweet version. Book the food tour with Elle and the beer tour with Chris, you'll thank yourself (and them) for it. Do it within the first few days of your trip. A++++++ tours with the both of them. Food tour with Elle: There...More

Thank Karen M
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

You guys rock!!!! thanks so much for coming on tour with us TWICE! We had such a great day with you and Chris loved hosting you both on the beer tour. Come back and see us again!!!!!!! Enjoy the rest of your honeymoon!!! Big Hugs...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016

We did the Takapuna Walking Food Tour with Elle. Elle was an excellent guide and took us to some cool local shops and restaurants to try different foods. I especially enjoyed the stops that were unique to the area, like the chocolates, the lime milkshake,...More

Thank Megan S
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

You guys are so lovely. Thank you for coming on the tour. It was such a lovely day with you both. I hope your luggage turned up and you had an amazing time in NZ. I'll send you some vouchers for Portland today! Big Hugs...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

My husband and I took the Queen Street Food Tour and had a fantastic time. Our guide, Colleen, was extremely knowledgeable and answered our dozens of questions about food in Auckland. We had a variety of great tastings -- from bagels to chocolate and a...More

Thank Jeffrey J
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback. Colleen is amazing and we're so lucky to have her as one of our guides. Check us out in Portland, Oregon too! Hope to meet you again sometime. Big Hugs Elle

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