Custom / Private Tours Available

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Private curated food tours are available for groups of 2 or more and suit larger groups or special dietary requirments such as vegans.

We love to cater to groups who are looking for a more intimate experience and to get a taste of Cape Town while enjoying the company of friends, family or co-workers. Prices start at R1,650 p.p. for two guests but decreases with the number of guests.

Option to customize length, start times, and tour distance covered.

Private and exclusive experience limited to your group members.

Easily accommodate small and large groups (up to 20 people)

Customize tour locations and ability to add drink pairings and special dietary requirements

What to Expect

  • All logistical and tour details will be agreed upon ahead of time by the private group tour organizer and Eat like a local food tours
  • Adolescent and/or Children tickets are not available for Private or Custom Group Tours
  • Customized tours and tasting adventures are available for larger groups – please inquire using the Private Group Tour Request Form
  • Weekday private tours are generally easier to accommodate and book than weekend tours
  • Eat like a local can accommodate any food allergies, aversions and/or dietary preferences for your guests
  • Private Group Food Tours are held rain, shine or snow.

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

Limited paid street parking may be available close to the tour’s starting location. We recommend that you take a taxi or Uber to the starting location as the tour ends at a different location approximately 500m away.

Absolutely not! Our tours combine architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique 4 hour experience. Imagine walking through the city eating our local artisans’ most delicious foods while learning about the neighbourhoods from real locals.

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we can accommodate your needs. Vegetarians consuming dairy and gluten can be catered for on this tour.

Please note: We have an exciting plant-based experience that showcases the vegan food scene in Cape Town designed to accommodate vegan diets and curated with different partners. Please contact us for further information on how to enjoy this tour.

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. To maximize your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry in South Africa is 10%-15% depending on your experience.

Yes, bathrooms are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow. In the event of inclement weather, we will be able to go inside many of the establishments on the tour. We advise that you check the weather conditions for your event and dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if necessary.

At this time, we do not offer tours in any other languages except English.

We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, birthday parties, corporate and team building events, conventions, and more).

Bring a camera to capture the special moments and carry a small bottle of water. When it’s really hot out, we recommend an application of sunscreen and a pair of sunglasses. During the cooler seasons it’s important to wear and an extra layer of clothing. If it looks like rain, please dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if you have one.

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