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Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Food Tour of Medellín

3 hours

The Ultimate “Paisa” food experience in Medellín

Discover Medellín’s authentic food one bite of explosive new flavors at a time.

  • From 48.06 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English

What you'll do

Take a bite out of the melting pot of metropolitan Medellín one new flavor at a time, like digging into the food of the people bandeja paisa, or try hearty staple stew-like sancocho (or even tripe soup if you’re feeling brave!). Get your sugar fix from a crispy corn pancake-like arepas, topped with a good ol' chunk of cheese, and cool down from the Colombian heat with fantastically frothy Limonada de Coco or a bite of fresh tropical fruit from a downtown market. Hmmm, do we smell deep-fried empanadas? Spicy aji salsa would go excellent with that and sip it down with freshly squeezed orange juice from a street stall. End the day in the heart of the lush Botanical Garden, where a minimalist villa, hearty bean casserole, and a glass of refreshing cola-like refajo await. 

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Where you’ll go

Tickle your tastebuds on a mazed journey of flavors, winding past aroma-filled streets in the heart of the city towards bandeja paisa specialists Hatoviejo Centro or strolling past a palm tree-lined plaza to Cadé Botero - hello, hearty soup! Pop to a nearby street away from the tourists, where cloud-like arepas float from out the kitchen and gooey melting cheese is a must. Do as the locals would and head to Minorista food market downtown, overflowing with tropical fruits you never knew existed, and vendors offering a drink to ease the Colombian heat. Pass sellers with fried goodness-filled empanadas with a Medellín twist, towards minimalistic In Situ eatery in the Botanical Garden: get ready, you'll want a second helping of the modernized Colombian cuisine. 

    • Release your inner foodie with 6 - 8 tastes of delicious local specialties you'll want a second helping of.
    • Wander along charming streets in the heart of the city, stopping at some of your host’s favourite eateries.
    • A sip of Aguardiente here, a taste of spicy aji salsa there, and top it all off with a hearty bean casserole.
    • Sip the Colombian heat away with a refreshing “Limonada de Coco” and explore a tropical fruit wonderland teeming with locals.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with your host
    • 6-8 tastings of various local food specialties
    • A glass of wine, beer or soft drink
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks other than the ones included in the experience
    • Transportation costs
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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