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The Big Foody Food Tours

Auckland 0629, New Zealand
+64 21 481 177
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Auckland's number one food tour experience. A fun and flavour filled insight into the excellent cuisine, markets, restaurants and producers Auckland has to offer. The Big Foody Food Tours have an excellent choice of tours to give you the ultimate taste of the city and a delicious introduction to Auckland and the regions. Book through our website and receive a bottle of local wine or box of chocolates! Make sure you book a Big Foody Tour at the beginning of your stay in NZ so you are geared up with the best places to eat and drink around the country! All our tours are small and intimate groups tailored to make sure you walk away having had a memorable time. We pick up from all hotels in the CBD for our driven tours All tour guests a New Zealand SIM Card. Book through our website and receive a bottle of local wine or box of chocolates!
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“fish market” (45 reviews)
“food scene” (14 reviews)
“taste buds” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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+64 21 481 177
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We did the Auckland food tour and it was amazing. Elle (the owner) was our tour guide and she was a wonderful host. She took us all around Auckland from a farmers market, to a specialty food shop with a private tasting to the fish...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for such lovely feedback. It was a great tour with the four of you and I hope you have the most amazing time on the rest of your honeymoon! Enjoy the South Island, it is absolutely amazing and maybe we'll see you in...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We had a small (just the two of us) tour with Colleen (sorry if I spelled that wrong!) as our tour guide where we went all over Auckland for the sights and the food! We went to the fish market for a platter, a chocolate...More

Thank Lex T
TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you so much for your comments! Colleen is so much fun, we're so lucky to have her. I'm delighted you had such a great time. We hope to see you again in Auckland or on our Portland Tours. Big Hugs Elle

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Elle is a fabluous ambassador for Auckland and NZ artisanal food. We took this tour our first day in New Zealand. Elle was able to adjust the schedule to accommodate a couple who was flying in the morning of the tour. We started at the...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thank you! What lovely feedback. It was such a lovely tour with you and I'm so glad you liked your first flat white! Don't forgot to look us up in Portland! We'd love to see you over there too! Come back to NZ soon. Big...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect because I have never been to NZ but it was fun to go to local hot spots and be near the water. It was a fun and relaxing experience that I recommend everyone try!More

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TheBigFoody, General Manager at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you! Great to meet you and I'm glad we got to show you our city! I'm delighted you had a good time and I hope the rest of your trip around NZ was just as much fun. Come and see us in Portland! Big...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

My wife and I did the afternoon Auckland tour. It was only four of us, plus our guide Arden. She did a great job, taking us to six fun/varied places to taste food or taste beer. It allowed us to see parts of Auckland that...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Oh thank you! We love it when we exceed expectations. It is a lovely way to explore the city and explore through your tastebuds. Thank you so much for your feedback and we hope to see you on our Portland tours or back in Auckland...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Although we booked the Tastebud tour, events intervened and we ended up having a personal tour of food and the city by the amazing Elle. We went to a gourmet food store to sample olive oil, condiments, and some of the best cheese I've ever...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Oh thank you so much! It was a lovely tour with you and I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. Isn't Odettes delicious! I'm so pleased you liked it. I really hope we get to meet you again in Auckland or Portland! Have a fab rest...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

An excellent way to spend half a day for anyone who enjoys food. The tour enables a casual visitor to Auckland to experience the taste of things made by dedicated, small scale producers, like the cheese from the farm with only 4 cows and also...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Wow - thank you! It was great to meet you and I'm delighted you enjoyed the tour. Yes we have the best Olive Oil in the world! I'm biased, but I'm right :) Hope you have a fabulous fishing trip. See you again one day....More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

What a yummy thing to do! We booked the tour for our first day in Auckland and it provided us with a great orientation to the city as we went from site to site. Elle, our guide and the owner, was wonderful and so full...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you! I think it's a yummy thing to do too, but then I have to say that. I'm so pleased you enjoyed yourselves and got to know the city! Come back again soon Big hugs Elle

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Loving my food, as soon as our cruise to New Zealand was booked, I knew I wanted to do a foodie tour somewhere along the way, as it's recognised that NZ has fabulous produce. After researching online and then seeing Elle in a segment on...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Oh thank you! I had the best day with you guys. It was so much fun and great to introduce you all to the amazing Auckland food and wine scene. I'm glad your group enjoyed it as much as they did. Come back and see...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Elle is a chef who happens to love sharing her appreciation of the Auckland food scene with visitors to Auckland. She keeps the tour size small and that is a key factor in the enjoyment of the experience. Lots of ability to interact with her...More

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you so much for your comments and review. I have the best day with you all. It was such fun and I am so grateful to have shared so many laughs with everyone. Hope to see you again or in Portland! Big Hugs to...More

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