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Taste Detours

42 Carden Street | 10C Shared Space, Guelph, Ontario N1E 3A2, Canada
+1 519-820-5510
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The BEST way to get to know Guelph

My husband and I did an absolutely delicious and fun To the Core tour with Lynn. The food is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Justin M
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Hobart, Australia
A Must-Do Tour!

This tour was a fantastic way to learn about the rich and interesting history of Guelph, along with... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
amyfarrier
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Guelph, Canada
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Enjoy what Guelph’s food purveyors and restaurants have to offer with Taste Detours. Our award-winning, locally flavoured walking tours feature distinctive food and drink tastings with a heritage twist. Savour our regional cuisine and learn about the people behind the world class eateries. In between food stops, you'll tour the town where we’ll share some little-known history of the area, point out cultural landmarks and get a glimpse of the future. You are guaranteed to discover a Guelph you never knew before and get a chance to eat, walk and embrace your inner epicurean, #StepBiteStep
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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42 Carden Street | 10C Shared Space, Guelph, Ontario N1E 3A2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did an absolutely delicious and fun To the Core tour with Lynn. The food is definitely the highlight (so loved the Doubles) but this is not just a food tour. Lynn covers the history of Guelph and shares some great stories...More

1  Thank Justin M
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely review, thank you for taking the time. So glad Taste Detours could welcome you back to your birth place with open arms. Hoping the remaining days of your trip to Canada was just as pleasant. And thanks for letting me know about...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

This tour was a fantastic way to learn about the rich and interesting history of Guelph, along with tasting some of the amazing food and drinks at local restaurants. Lynn was amazing! You definitely need to do this if you live here, or are just...More

Thank amyfarrier
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks Amy, such kind words. Come back anytime! ~ Cheers

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lynn hosted a group of 10 Dietitians yesterday in downtown Guelph! She is very knowledgeable on the history of Guelph. She even had pictures of old Guelph that were super interesting to see! She is very passionate about what she does, which makes the tour...More

Thank KikiBains
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely review. Impressing a group of Dietitians on a food tour is no small feat! You were a lovely and fun group to be with ~ looking forward to the next time!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went on Taste Detours on Food Day Canada. The tour had a perfect balance between history, culture and food. Lynn was an excellent guide and we loved her passion for her town and her business. The pace was good and the walk was about...More

Thank winegeek123
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

What a beautiful review, thank you kindly. A delight to have you as my guests. So glad you made the trek from Niagara!

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We did this amazing tour whilst visiting Guelph from Australia. Lynn Broughton owner and guide provided an incredible history of Guelph including sampling the local food and wine which was awesome. The rain added something special to our day and certainly did not put a...More

3  Thank Richard N Julie T
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

It was lovely meeting the three of you! And to come all the way from Australia... ; ) Thanks for taking the time to write the loveliest review. Cheers!

Reviewed 26 July 2017

A friend and I took this tour to get a sample of what some of the restaurants in our city had to offer. We ended up with a much richer experience. Lynn's delivery of Guelph's history and her choice of restaurants was a real treat....More

2  Thank kabspeech
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. That was a fun day - a great group of strangers coming together to learn more (and get a slice!) about Guelph!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Great tour, not too long, 2 hrs... Very good history lesson on Guelph, downtown area. Restaurant snacks were delicious. This was a family outing that interested everyone.

3  Thank Therom1125
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I am a Guelphite and I learned so much about my city, Guelph, on this tour as well as experiencing some great restaurants that I had not been to before. Lynn was very personable. My friends and I are planning to do the weekend tour...More

2  Thank jhutchin2016
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Such a lovely review, thank you. Looking forward to seeing another group for a new tour in the future. Cheers!

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Decided to discover the city we live in and couldn't have asked for a better way to do it than this wonderful culinary / historical tour. A first rate experience. Fabulous food and drink, and a truly delightful series of vignettes from Lynn about the...More

1  Thank MikeRidley
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks for coming along, Mike, and for mentioning that 'Tourist in your own town' thing. So true. Looking forward to meeting your visitors next time - will add a new vignette or two to the repertoire! - Lynn

Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was a birthday celebration for my Mom and Lynn did a wonderful job celebrating it with us. I was visiting family in Guelph and not to familiar with the city but was impressed by its history and amazing food it has to offer. I...More

Thank Kathy H
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

A beautiful afternoon celebrating your Mother! Thanks for including Taste Detours in the Birthday plans. Cheers!

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