Melbourne is obsessed with coffee and has the most cafes and restaurants per person than any other city in the world! This 2-3 hour walking tour takes you to places that really care about the origin, roast and brewing of the bean. By the end of the tour you'll be ordering coffee like an expert from even the most complicated Melbourne coffee menu. You’ll sample four of Melbourne’s best cups of coffee. Your guide will talk you through the crop-to-cup story of the coffee bean’s journey from farmers to roasters to baristas. This is the perfect opportunity for home enthusiasts to chat about coffee making and Melbourne’s coffee culture! All while exploring Melbourne's laneways or the delightful South Melbourne market area – you might even find some street art. Please note that non-coffee drinkers are well catered for, so if you don't drink coffee you'll still have fun!
You'll be greeted by your friendly guide at 10am at an easy to find meeting spot. You'll head straight into Melbourne's famous laneways to discover cafes that you probably wouldn't find by yourself - even locals are surprised by the locations that you visit!Hear about about how coffee came to Melbourne and your guide give you a bit of context about what you're ordering. You'll start of with espresso drinks and move onto some other styles, such as filter coffee. You'll get a really good idea of how they compare against each other. Your guide will chat about where the coffee comes from, examine some raw beans and answer all your questions. By the end of the tour and you'll be ordering coffee like an expert from even the most complicated Melbourne coffee menu. Along the way, you'll wander through Melbourne's laneways, checking out the street art and sampling coffee in at least 4 venues, and discovering many more. You'll get a lot of personal recommendations from your tour guide and leave with a list of places to eat and drink that's just for you. It's a real foodies delight.