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Taste Detours

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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42 Carden St | 10C Shared Space, Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2, Canada
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

My son and I took a day trip to Guelph from Toronto. We spent three "delicious" hours with Lynn - Chief Epicurean Officer - exploring restaurants (ALL fabulous!), walking streets and alleys, and learning a great deal about Guelph's rich history. Lynn is a very...More

3  Thank Sue-Nador
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

A lovely review, Sue - many thanks. It was a delight being with the two of you for the afternoon? Cheers!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a very pleasant 3 hours with Lynn and the others on our tour. Starting from the old market square with fresh from the oven sausage rolls in our hands, we strolled through old central Guelph. We were barely finished our...More

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I loved the time spent with you, your wife and the rest of the group that day. Thank you kindly for the detailed and beautiful review! Cheers, Lynn

Reviewed August 25, 2018

As self proclaimed foodies we were extremely delighted in our tour! Lynn was not only a fantastic historian she kept us entertained with her great humor and warn personality. She treated us to interesting & delicious food. We have been to Guelph many times but...More

1  Thank scubagirlWalkerton
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

So lovely to have you on the tour, and glad it opened up the possibility of new places in Guelph for you to return. Thanks for taking the time to write this. Cheers! Lynn

Reviewed August 16, 2018

We had been to Guelph many times when our Daughter was at University but never visited downtown. What a pleasant suprise. The tour was so interesting. Lynn is so passionate and knowledgeable about the history of Guelph it was a lot of fun walking, listening...More

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thank you for this lovely review. Looking forward to a revisit and will tell our restaurant partners to expect you. Cheers! Lynn

Reviewed July 23, 2018

As a certified Food Tour Professional, not only do you have a friendly and hospitable guide who is passionate and knowledgeable in Lynn Broughton, but one who has the expertise and the professional savvy to provide a first-rate experience. Guelph has stunning architecture, a strong...More

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

A beautiful review, thank you! So glad you discovered our abundance of good food and stories. Cheers!

Reviewed July 23, 2018

We didn't know much about the history of Guelph and decided that a food tour would be the perfect way to learn about it. Lynn was a well informed guide/host. We moved around the city tasting at different restaurants accompanied by stories. Restaurant owners were...More

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

A delight to tour you about Terry-Lynn, thanks kindly for coming and taking the time to post a review. EatDrink Magazine will find many a home in Guelph's fabulous restaurant scene.

Reviewed July 23, 2018

Our family did the food tour for our child's 24th birthday present. It was a great way to learn about Guelph and explore different food shops and tastes. Loved the Trinidadian "doubles" and Eric's sausage in a blanket (so yummy!), not so crazy about the...More

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Susan, so brave to try it all even if it wasn't to your taste! Thank you for taking the time to write this review, much appreciated. Cheers!

Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I received a gift certificate for a tour as a wedding gift. We had just moved to Guelph shortly before our wedding. It was such a cool wedding present to help us get to know our new city! Thanks Lynn!

1  Thank Marisa M
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Thanks so much for the kind review, Marisa, such a fun tour! I'm so glad you're both living in Guelph now and that your tour gave you a chance to learn a bit more about the city. Cheers!

Reviewed May 8, 2018

A fun tour.! An interesting historical overview of Guelph along with some really tasty treats. Special mention to the offerings from Eric the Baker, Guelph Caribbean and Miijidaa Cafe. A great way to spend an afternoon.

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

A wonderful day with you too. Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Cheers!

Reviewed February 18, 2018

My son and I took a day trip to Guelph from Toronto. We spent three "delicious" hours with Lynn - Chief Epicurean Officer - exploring restaurants (ALL fabulous!), walking streets and alleys, and learning a great deal about Guelph's rich history. Lynn is a very...More

3  Thank Sue-Nador
Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

A lovely review, Sue - many thanks. It was a delight being with the two of you for the afternoon? Cheers!

Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did a 'To the Core' tour with a couple of friends from out of town - this was a birthday gift for hubbie. The stops on the tour included a few of our faves as well as a couple of places...More

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Lynn B, Owner at Taste Detours, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thanks for that lovely review. So good to read about Guelphites acquiring some little-known information and new tastes from their very own town! Cheers, Lynn

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