Duration: 3.5 hours (approx.)

4.5 stars

Editor's summary:

What’s on your Melbourne culinary bucket list? Explore the city’s iconic food scene on this relaxed small group Melbourne Foodie Walking Tour. You’ll sample the signature dishes of five fabulous eateries across the CBD, and get the lowdown from a local foodie on the culinary hotspots and history of this delicious city.


☆ Explore Melbourne’s laneways and CBD food precincts on a guided stroll with a local foodie

☆ Discover what’s hot in the local food scene

☆ Taste your way through five diverse culinary experiences

☆ Pair fine wines with the food tastings at three venues (additional cost applies)

☆ Maximum group size: 8.


☆ Guided small group walking tour with commentary

☆ Friendly and knowledgeable guide

☆ Generous tastings at five contrasting eateries

☆ Tips from your guide for more restaurants to try during your stay in Melbourne.

☆ Purchase an optional wine pairing package.

What you can expect

This intimate Melbourne Foodie Walking Tour is the perfect introduction to the Victorian capital’s celebrated culinary scene. Taste amazing dishes, pick up restaurant recommendations and enjoy a guided stroll through Melbourne’s network of fabulous laneways. It’s the complete foodie’s package!

You’ll meet your friendly local guide and the rest of your small group of eight in Southbank to begin this fun and food-filled city stroll. You’ll visit a total of five eateries, all of which are within easy walking distance of each other. In total, you’ll cover around 1.7 kms over the course of 3.5 hours.

Each eatery visited on this Melbourne Foodie Walking Tour has been chosen for its diverse offering and innovative culinary style. At each stop, your guide will share some of the backstory on the dishes you try, along with general anecdotes on Melbourne’s food scene.

For those who would like to accompany their tastings with a glass of something special, an optional beverage package is available. It pairs just the right drop with dishes at three of the venues visited.

At the conclusion of this fabulous Melbourne Foodie Walking Tour, not only will you feel completely satiated, but you’ll have the knowledge to navigate Melbourne’s culinary scene for the rest of your stay. You’ll receive invaluable advice on trending cafes, casual eateries and fine dining establishments to try on your own.

Enjoy this delicious stroll through culinary Melbourne!

Pricing, dates and bookings

Best price guarantee: If you find this tour elsewhere at a cheaper price, we will beat it by 10%. Some conditions apply. There are no booking or credit card fees when you book this tour with The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

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Important information

This tour has one central CBD meeting point: Southgate, Southbank, which is easily accessible by public transport. Once your booking is completed, a confirmation document will be sent to your email address, including tour departure details and operator contact information for the day. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone. Please refer to the booking confirmation for your confirmed tour meeting point and departure time.

This tour only accepts bookings of two participants, but it operates with a minimum of two. Therefore, you are guaranteed that the tour will run and you may even get a private tour!

Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Please wear suitable footwear.

This tour operates in all weather conditions.


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