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“Fabulous food tour”

The Original Taste of Hoi An
Ranked #4 of 87 Food & Drink in Hoi An
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We share Hoi An’s best kept food secrets. The Ancient Town of Hoi An is just bursting with interesting and delicious Vietnamese dishes each with its own unique cultural profile; however for one reason or another much of this food remains anonymous and many visitors miss the opportunity to experience this tantalizing world of unique flavors. The aim of our tour is to provide an opportunity to unlock your adventurous culinary spirit and experience the epicurean delights of Hoi An.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We cant rave enough about this tour. Neville is a knowledgeable host, raconteur and force of nature. To be honest, I was talked into going by my foodie wife as I'm a bit timid when it comes to foods that are new and unusual. However I am so glad that we went. We tried an enormous range of foods (seriously, don't eat breakfast beforehand) and learned a lot about the ingredients and preparation behind the dishes. Neville's team are great and even prepared shrimp free versions of certain dishes for me (allergy) so I didn't miss out on anything. Our only regret was that we didn't go earlier during our stay in Hoi An, as Neville has many recommendations about what to do, see and eat. Book in advance, it's worth it!

1  Thank GlennB1962
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

This tour was one of the highlights of our visit to Vietnam. We did this tour on the second day of our holiday and it gave us a great insight into the food of Hoi An and future places to visit.

Neville picked us up promptly by taxi and took us to a local market, this is where the tour started. We sampled fresh fruit and veg and met some wonderful characters. After leaving the market our tour continued on foot. We sampled many different dishes from street stalls, Pho cafes and small local restaurants. All the dishes were sample sizes and we tasted approx. 80 different food and drinks.

Neville and his team have put together a great tour. They are very knowledgeable and seem to know everyone in the area. Neville's enthusiasm really rubs off on you as he talks you through the different dishes.

At the end of the tour there is an opportunity to buy coffee, biscuits, aprons and various other things, all of which goes to a good cause to help the local community.

Highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank aljuan
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Reviewed 23 August 2014

Neville and the team have put together a fabulous walking tour.Neville has an enthusiasm and knowledge which he generously shares throughout the tour by introducing you to local haunts and sharing insights into Vietnamese and Hoi An's food . A friend recommended this tour to us by saying if you only do one thing - do this tour. He was 100% correct. We loved every minute of it. Tips - do NOT eat a thing before you go on this tour, water is provided proactively so no need to take anything except your camera, a hat and comfy walking shoes.

Thank Lolliepop1958
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We decided to do the tour following a recommendation from a friend. However, it is impossible to articulate how great this tour is without taking part in it.
From the moment we were picked up from our resort by Neville the experience begun.
Neville introduces you to his passion for food through a walking tour of the streets of Hoi An where you get to sample food I would never have considered trying, meeting unique people and receiving a history lesson in the process.
My favourite place was the 'Banh Mi Queen' (Vietnamese Baguette). This this is fricken amazing.
In addition, Neville will give you restaurant recommendations for Hoi An and the all over Vietnam. We tried May's in Saigon following Neville's recommendation, the service and food was fantastic.
Make sure to book early as this books out.

1  Thank ajensenAus
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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Neville and his team were absolutely amazing and turned what could have been a somewhat boring plod through the streets into an entertaining and education food journey through Hoi An's local food scene.

Neville and Sen had it orchestrated down to the finest of details and all the food was amazing (don't eat a thing before you go because you will be stuffed!!!)

Thank Lou T
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