Set off as the sun dips over the horizon and be introduced to the very best restaurants and wine bars Florence has to offer. See the perfect cocktail being constructed then sip it down at aperitivo o’clock as you watch the world go by on the cobblestone Santo Spirito streets. Savour artisanal truffle cheese and cured local meats paired with the perfect local vino.
Watch a live demonstration of how to cook the ultimate Florentine steak, the Bistecca alla Fiorentina (then taste it, which is even better!) Need we say more? Our local expert guide will also regale you with stories, fascinating history, and a unique glimpse into the best part of Florentine life….the food of course!
insider knowledge for exploring the city on your own
the table, food and company of like-minded global travellers
stories you will find yourself retelling over and over
Tour Highlights Include
Experience aperitivo o’clock in the hippest neighbourhood in Florence
Meet our favourite neighbourhood deli owners and taste why it’s where locals go for artisan cured meats and cheeses
Enjoy an interactive Negroni making demo and then sip on Florence’s most famous cocktail
Savour iconic Tuscan starters paired with Chianti’s finest drops
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime live cooking demonstration of the famous Bistecca alla Fiorentina. Enjoy wine and starters during this demonstration - then, local restaurant owner Massimo will personally present and serve your steak!
Discover the local way to finish every meal – spoiler alert: it involves vin santo and biscotti
Wander down cobblestone streets as your expert guide makes the city’s history come to life
Learn the ins and outs of local food culture and how it differs from the rest of Italy (and why life in Tuscany is like no other!)
Let's make one of your favourite Italian memories together
As long as you give us 48 hours notice, we can change or fully refund your booking
Upon booking you get our food lover's guide to Florence, then your local guide will give you his/her tips and picks to the best spots in town
We are here for you from the moment you book, to provide you with local tips and help with any of your questions
The food tour starts in Piazza Santo Spirito, which is around a 10 minute walk from the Ponte Vecchio on the other side of the river. Exact meeting address and detailed directions are provided with your booking confirmation.
How to arrive
How you get there is up to you (transport to the meeting point is not included)
When you reserve your spot, we’ll give you the exact location of the meeting point
At the end of our tour, our guides can point you in the right direction or call a taxi for you (or give you a recommendation of what to see next nearby)
The food tour takes place in the Oltrarno neighbourhood and ends not far from the starting point.
You can cancel at any time, up to two days (48 hours) before your scheduled tour and receive a full refund.
Monday through Saturday at 5:00pm The food tour takes place in the neighbourhood of Oltrarno which is well connected by public transport.
Check Out TripAdvisor Reviews From Our Happy Guests
We’ve booked many food tours with this company in the past, and they never disappoint. That being said, this was the most fun we’ve had on any past tour. Our guide, Francesco was amazing, funny and informative. That combined with great location suggestions had us laughing, learning and eating great food all night. Highly, highly recommend to others!
Did you know that any of our food tours can be made into a private tour? A food tour just for you! If you’re visiting with a group or are a local in search of a unique day out with some great eats, head to our private tours page to fill out the form and we’ll help you organize the perfect tour for your needs.