East End Food Tour

Eat your way through the East End like a true Londoner, stopping at the local chippy and other popular haunts along the way.
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Come to the East End for some proper British food…

There’s no other area in London quite like The East End! Most famously associated with cockney dialect, the Bow Bells and world-renowned serial killer, Jack the Ripper – the East End has a fascinating past and is now an achingly cool creative hub and one of the most distinctive neighbourhoods in London today.

On this 4-hour walking food tour we trace the footsteps of all the groups that once called the East End home. You’ll come away with a real sense of why this neighbourhood is so unique and discover how it has changed from an infamously poor area, to one of the trendiest places on the London map.

Fun, informative and of course, delicious, this is so much more than a food tour – it’s a taste of the neighbourhood all in one day! You’ll try a selection of proper British foods and enjoy seven food tastings at a range of local haunts, including everyone’s favourite late-night bagel shop and the best Curry House on Brick Lane.

Skip the queues, meet the owners and discover the REAL London with us!

Please note: the bagel shop is not available on Sundays so we visit a historic pub for an ale and cider tasting instead!

Departs

Mon to Sun*

10am, 10:45am, 11:15am
Duration

4

hours

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  • £80
    £56

    Adult From 18
  • £64
    £44.80

    Adolescent 13-17 years
  • £52
    £36.40

    Child 4-12 years
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  • Free Cancellation. Full refund up to 48 hours before the tour.
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Tour Highlights Include

Line your stomach with an award-winning bacon sarnie at a humble wine and bakery shop.

Skip the enormous queue at East London's favourite bagel takeaway and try the most popular bite on the menu ... it may surprise you!

It doesn't get more hipster than an afternoon cheese board at Bedales - an artisan wine shop in the heart of Spitafields Market.

There's no better place for your Fish & Chips fix than Poppies - winners of the National Fish & Chips award... yes that's a thing!

Brick Lane has over 50 restaurants on just one street – we’ll take you straight to our favourite for a delicious sampling of the UK’S number one favourite dish - curry.

Pudding at the historic English Restaurant is a properly delicious thing to do.

If you’ve never tasted a salted caramel tart, then brace yourself for this mouth-watering experience, accompanied by the national drink of England - a good old ‘cuppa’ tea!

Walk streets steeped in history, stand outside famous doors and experience the pulse of London's famous East End.

Get three additional drinks during your tour with our Premium Drink Package for only £20 per person!

prosecco wine beerEnhance your taste of local life with three additional alcoholic drinks expertly paired with your food tastings. On the East End Food Tour, the Premium Drink Package includes:

  • A glass of wine (choice of red or white).
  • A bottle of Indian beer.
  • A glass of prosecco.

You can add the Premium Drink Package to your booking during checkout.

Note: this option is only available for ages 18+; Eating Europe reserves the right to substitute a non-alcoholic drink should the guest become inebriated. 

Memorable

Memorable

Let's make one of your favourite London memories together

Flexible

Flexible

As long as you give us 48 hours notice, we can change or fully refund your booking

Valuable

Valuable

We'll send you our food lover's guide to London. In addition, your local guide will give you insider tips and picks to the best spots in town

Accommodating

Accommodating

We are here for you from the moment you book, to provide you with local tips and help with any of your questions

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 Schedule

Departure

Departure

The food tour takes place in the East End, a 10 minute walk from Liverpool Street Station

Cancellations

Cancellations

You can cancel at any time, up to two days (48 hours) before your scheduled tour and receive a full refund.

Schedule

Schedule

Our tours run Monday through Sunday departing all times shown. There are no tours on English National Holidays (approximately eight days per year)

We had the best time on the food tour! Our guides were friendly and fun with lots of interesting information about each stop. We would highly recommend this food tour to anyone visiting London!!

- Maggie P (TripAdvisor)

This was a great introduction to the food and culture of the East End. Our guide Alex was knowledgeable and charming, and a great source of information. The food was fantastic and varied. Thank you for a great time – we will definitely look at your tours in other cities!

- Karen J (TripAdvisor review)

Josie was a fun, approachable and knowledgeable guide. The team put together a great variety of foods that showcases all of the ethnic influences in the East End. Wonderfully done.

- Paula (TripAdvisor review)

We loved our East End food tour with Dinah! She made the history come alive by sharing the stories of her family’s own history in the neighborhood. And the food stops were outstanding. Such a wonderful variety of food and every proprietor knew and clearly liked Dinah.

- Suzanne S (TripAdvisor review)

We had so much fun on our food tour. The food was fantastic and our guide was really fun, informative, and helpful. It was an excellent combination of delicious food and interesting history. We would highly recommend!

- Marti (TripAdvisor review)

We had many wonderful experiences during our trip to England, but this was our favorite! It was so memorable. The food and the food selections could not have been better! We loved the bacon sandwich and of course the caramel chocolate ganache tart. How lovely it was with the Prosecco. Curry and beer at noon? excellent. Our guide Sarah was fun, knowledgeable and interesting.

- Nancy Fohner

Wonderful way to spend a long layover in London. Food was great and Dinah was so fun and knowledgeable, especially with her family connection to the area we grouped. Wish it could have been longer.

- Lesley Kriewald

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