Eat your way through this diverse East End neighbourhood like a true Londoner.
Encounter London’s East End on this delicious eating tour where you’ll explore the diverse local flavors of this hip and historic neighbourhood. The East End is the birthplace of London’s street art scene, home of the legendary Brick Lane, and a dining destination for Londoners from all over the city.
We had a fantastic time with Dave on a tour of London’s East End at the end of June. I really thought it was a great tour of the history of the area; it wasn’t just a food tour, which I really appreciated!
Tina M | Tripadvisor
Note: itinerary & tastings subject to change due to seasonal availability, individual closings or local holidays.
Sample Brick Lane’s Best Indian Food: Taste the top-rated curry at Brick Lane’s finest curry house.
Award-Winning Fish & Chips: Try the UK’s best, a 2-time award winner, fish & chips.
Fast-Track East London: Skip the queue at East London’s most popular bagel takeaway, Beigel Bake!
Multiple Tasting Experiences: Enjoy six different tastings, including the legendary Humble Crumble.
Learn and Explore: the multicultural history of the East End.
Our tour is vegetarian-friendly, but please note that vegan, and kosher options may be limited. Not recommended for travelers with gluten intolerance. Contact us in advance for special dietary accommodations.
Expert Local Guides: Fun, knowledgeable, and English-fluent London locals.
London’s Hidden Gems: Enjoy exclusive access to local favorites where you’re treated like family.
Culinary Diversity: Taste a variety of delicious dishes, and hear the stories behind the food.
Cultural Immersion: See London through the eyes of a local.
Established Expertise: Since 2011, simply the best food tours in London!
"We had a fantastic time with Dave on a tour of London’s East End at the end of June. I really thought it was a great tour of the history of the area; it wasn’t just a food tour, which I really appreciated!
" — Tina M | Tripadvisor
If you are coming to London with your entourage and you’d like to take a private tour just for you and your group – we can make that happen! Just visit our private tours page and fill out the form or simply upgrade during your booking!
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!!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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My grandparents grew up in the east end, so although I was born in Essex , my roots are here
Well worth heading to a local pub- my favourite is The Hemingford Arms, where you can eat delicious Thai food whilst listening a traditional Irish music session
Rather than paying to just go up The Shard, book a table at the bar there instead- cocktails and a view!
Born in Worcester, but moved to London in 2013
Max’s Sandwich Shop In Crouch Hill have the best sandwiches!
For a Sunday roast, head out of Zone 1 and go to pubs where the locals live
Born and raised in Bath but living in London since 2013
I absolutely love the Southbank, wandering along and ending up in borough market for a doughnut
Don't be affraid to get lost, you never know what you might find!
I grew up just North from London but have been an official Londoner since 2010
My favourite pub in London is called the Mayflower, it's a lovely walk along the south bank of the Thames from Tower Bridge. Enjoy a nice pint overlooking the river and pretend you're a pirate
Pick a neighbourhood a bit further out, head there and then just wander around. I guarantee you'll stumble on something great
Grew up on a farm in Somerset but now loving the big city life.
I love to go to Mildred's in Soho for fresh and super tasty vegetarian cuisine and then finishing off with a glass of bubbly.
Go to Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew to lose yourself in nature. If you want a fun night out then head to Soho Theatre to see some of the best comedians.
I was born in Hull, Yorkshire but moved to London in 2011
Favourite place to eat is The Oystermen in Covent Garden, you can't go wrong there. Always a good spread. Although St. John's bakery in London Bridge is a close second
Near Tower Hill Station, there's a hidden gem of a pub called The Dickens Inn. Great drinks, pub food and looks beautiful. Sunday Roast, always a good shout. You're right by the harbour too. Not too far from the Tower of London
I was born and raised in St Albans, Hertfordshire, but now living in the east end of London
My favourite place to eat in London is Yardsale Pizza, Hoxton
If you're on a night out late in Soho, go to Garlic and Shots - you will not regret it
I'm from the West Country, in Bristol, but I'm afraid I don't have the accent!
Sunday Brunch at Megan's is the tastiest & the staff are always so lovely.
Go to see as many theatre shows as you possibly can - The Moulin Rouge at the Vaults in London Bridge is not to be missed. Also, the Stairway to Heaven is the best bar in London.
I'm from Scarborough in North Yorkshire but have lived in Borough for over a year, making me a certified local!
The India Club just off the Strand is outrageously good for the price and their dosas will make your heart sing
Follow the river! Rent a bike or get on a TFL boat and you can explore the city without a single traffic jam.
I am from Essex - just East of East london
my favourite restaurant in London is six by Nico because I’m so indecisive I couldn’t possibly decide on one meal, I’d rather settle with the 6 individual courses that they serve to you at the 6 by Nico experience
you cannot beat the atmosphere at Camden market, grab some food and take a browse at the interesting stalls, then escape the wildness and go for a stroll the the beautiful neighbouring village of primrose hill
Born and raised in Leeds up North, but have lived in London for well over a decade - pretty much all over the city!
Oooh, I’m a sucker for Street Food - get yourself to a Street Feast or Mercato Metropolitano for an abundance of vendors, refined menus, and tasty dishes.
Central London is beautiful, but if you need to temper your city break with some nature; head to Richmond Park in South West London and hang out with some wild deer - you’ll forget you’re even in the city.
Born and raised in South-East London, I've been tummy-rumbling my way around the city my whole life, and I fall in love with it more every year
London is strung through with hidden gems - just stroll off from the main drag and follow that beautiful nose of yours. But if you're lost? Try wine and cheese in the quintessential Le Beaujolais, or dine in the magic, bohemian world of Circolo Popolare
From South East London and have eaten my way through most neighbours here in my time!
Head to any of the Eat Tokyo branches around London for a delicious bento box and tofu!
ou can walk within Tower Bridge and look beneath your feet at the traffic passing below - it’s affordable, thrilling and you get a great view of the winding Thames.
EATING EUROPE INC. CANCELLATION POLICY
Small Group Tours
A tour can be cancelled with a full refund up to 24 hours before tour departure.
A private tour can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 7 days before tour departure
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LATE ARRIVALS AND NO SHOWS
Due to extremely strict time slots for entry into attractions and for food preparation, both in-person & virtual/online, we recommend you show up 15 minutes before the scheduled starting time of the tour or experience. Our group tours begin & depart precisely at the scheduled tour or experience start time. If you show up late or cannot find the meeting point, for any reason, refund requests are not honored per policy. If you are having a hard time arriving on time we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible so we can do everything in our power to assist you with arriving at the meeting point at the scheduled time or reschedule to the next available tour.
CANCELLATION DUE TO PLANES, TRAINS, AUTOMOBILES OR ILLNESS
Inside of 24 hours, your spot on the tour has been reserved exclusively for you. Since we are unable to fill your spot if you’re unable to attend for any reason (including transportation or illness), we do not offer refunds after that time. Please plan ahead so that you are able to join us and don’t miss out!
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We would be happy to assist you with rescheduling your tour, free of charge, with any requests made more than 24 hours of 8am CET on the date of the tour. We reserve the right to charge an amendment fee should you request to reschedule within 24 hours of 8am CET on the date of your tour . Once again, this is subject to availability and price changes. In general, we only charge you for any additional costs that we incur such as tickets. We have no intention of profiting from disruptions to your vacation and will work with providers and suppliers to get this cost reduced to a minimum.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
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