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21 May 2017
“A smashing Saturday - in spite of the weather”
16 Apr 2017
“Exceeded all my expectations”
Ground Food Tours takes you "off the eaten track" to discover locally produced and grown food and wine. All of our tours include numerous delicious tastings, as well as the chance to meet local food personalities and see sights that other tourists...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 21 156 3383
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

A food lovers paradise, interesting, informative and totally unexpected. neat shopping and a yummy lunch, many thanks - we'll be back. Loved Jenny and Shelly's huge knowledge of all things middle eastern and more.

Thank janengland89
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks so much for coming along on our Global Shoppers Tour, and we're so glad you enjoyed the day. Hope to see you on another tour or class soon!

Reviewed 17 April 2017

My daughter gave me this tour for a Christmas present and the day was perfect. Jenny took the group of five to several food outlets specific to Asian cuisine and her knowledge of Asian cuisine and culture was extensive. I wished I had the ability...More

Thank PamelaDF56
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour and class, Pam. It was great having you along and we hope to see you on another tour in the future!

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Jenny took us to 4 Mediterranean ingredient shops and gave much detailed information on many products as well as purchasing some for us to try. We then went back to Laura's home on the hill in Lyttelton and what a view! We 'assisted' in preparing...More

Thank VTony
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a great time with Jenny touring the ingredient shops, had been to two before, but now have a much better understanding of what's available and what to do with it. The other two were new and I'll be going back to check them out...More

1  Thank MPP6148
Management response:Responded 16 February 2017

It was lovely having you both on the tour, and I am so glad you enjoyed it. Good on you for giving everything a go including the lardo and the squid ink! Hope to see you again at a cooking class or tour.

Reviewed 13 February 2017

With all reviews I give pros and cons Pros: Wow! Jenny was exceptional and the tour was amazing . Meeting the incredible small food businesses was a joy. From a sustainable coffee shop, to a cheese caretaker , to a tribal cafe to a man...More

Thank kedmab
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was joining a foraging tour with Peter Langlands along the coast in Lyttleton Harbour near Christchurch. We were a small group, visited different sites and there was plenty of time for questions. Peter has an extensive knowledge about native and introduced plants, mushrooms and...More

1  Thank JaneJuttaM
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Thanks for joining us Jane, and so glad you enjoyed the tour! Peter is indeed a wonderful teacher and is the local guru on foraging. Hope you will join us again in the future for another tour. All the best, Laura

Reviewed 25 August 2016

I had a fantastic day out on Ground Food Tour’s ‘Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Food Tour’. As a Christchurch local, I enjoyed visiting tucked away speciality shops that I had no idea existed (one just a few blocks from my house!). We had the opportunity...More

Thank julienewlie
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

So glad you could join us and thanks for the great review! We look forward to welcoming you on another tour soon.

Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had a wonderful time touring around Christchurch visiting all the local Mediterranean specialty shops! Jenny was a fantastic host who made shopping for unique ingredients and cooking fun (and not intimidating). I especially enjoyed sitting down to squid ink pasta and chatting about our...More

Thank NZ_Zoe
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

So glad you enjoyed our Global Shoppers Tour and Cooking Class, Zoe! We hope you will join us for another tour next time you are in Christchurch. Thanks for your support, and hope you continue to enjoy those Med recipes up in Wellington!

Reviewed 26 July 2016

So interesting meeting some fabulous chefs, Cafe owners etc, hear their stories, Beautiful Mediterranean Deli's Cheese's and meats. You can have lunch on the tour and get buy great food too! Totally recommend this interesting afternoon!

Thank Eameshouse
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

So glad that you enjoyed the tour and all of the yummy food! Hope you'll come back and see us for one of our other tours or cooking classes soon.

Reviewed 20 July 2016

It was great to see Christchurch showcasing its boutique food culture. It was a chance to meet some very interesting people and learn of their passion and craft that would otherwise not have been available to us. Jenny has a vast knowledge of everything "foodie"...More

Thank Kathy S
flyingkiwi29, Owner at Ground Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Thanks so much for your review, Kathy. It was great to have you on our tour, and we hope you will join us again one day!

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