International Food Tour of Soho in London

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3 hours 30 minutes
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Soho, London
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Concludes inside a wine bar near Embankment tube station, central London
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Discover London’s diverse culture and cuisine on this 3.5-hour food tour of Soho, one of the oldest and most vibrant districts in the city. Follow a guide along the highways and byways of Soho while learning about the neighborhood’s international influences, and pass famous theaters, elegant boutiques and quirky cafes. As you walk, enjoy up to 10 food samples plus tastings of wine and beer in some of the most eclectic and historical eateries in town. Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

Meet your guide in the heart of Soho and start with a brief introduction to the area to learn a little about its fascinating past. London is a buzzing metropolis boasting a blend of different districts, and so what better way to experience it than by sampling its varied cuisine? Soho is one of London’s oldest and most vibrant areas, a veritable melting pot of different cultures. For food lovers it’s a real highlight.Stroll along Carnaby Street, passing its quirky shops and clothing boutiques, and then make your first stop at a trendy little breakfast venue, popular with in-the-know Londoners. Relax over a British breakfast tasting, then — with your hunger sated — continue your tour.Amble past many of Soho’s famous landmarks including theaters, clubs and bars, and listen to your guide point out the highlights of the neighborhood. The restaurant scene is remarkably diverse, and the cuisines of Mexico, Italy, India, Korea, Taiwan and Japan are all represented around the charming streets and alleyways. Engage with restaurateurs and cafe owners, and sample a selection of treats as you go. After checking out Soho’s cafes, visit a famous London pub to sample some traditional British pub food and beer. From here, continue on to a little-known teahouse and enjoy afternoon tea: an important British staple. No tour of Soho would be complete without a visit to the vibrant shops and markets of Chinatown, so it’s here you’ll head next. Wander the colorful streets and hear tips for the top restaurants and snack shops to visit in your own time.Finish up with a visit to one of the oldest wine bars in London, an underground cellar near the Thames River where conversation has been flowing like wine for years. Enjoy an international wine-tasting session, sampling two glasses of wine, and soak up the atmosphere in this underground wine-lover’s haven. Your tour finishes here, but you can stay inside if you wish and enjoy more wine at your own expense.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • 10 food samples
  • Food guide and map of soho
  • Beer tasting
  • Wine tasting

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off