Flavors of London’s East End: Small Group Food Tour

Check this vibrant neighborhood off your bucket list with local food tastings

Travel Flexibly · 3.50h · London, England

Is it possible to explore the best sights and tastes of East London in one day? With this tour, you'll be captivated by the secrets and history of London's East End and enamored with over 6 different tastings! Discover London's favorite bagel stop, the most delicious curry on the East End, and the legendary Brick Lane. Experience one of the premier dining destinations for Londoners and visitors alike. Take in the sights and culture of Brick Lane and enjoy the city's trendiest street art.

  • New Tour
  • East End food scene
  • Follow your local guide
  • Savor traditional curry
  • Hidden gems of East London
  • The best fish and chips
  • Bite into the unexpected
  • Make new friends while learning
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth
  • Marvel at East End's street art

Meet your guide at Old Spitalfields Market and prepare to follow a leisurely journey through the iconic neighborhood of East London. You'll learn about the area via 6 different tasting experiences and commentary from your passionate guide. Along the way, you'll meet local artisans, hear their stories as you sample their craft, and enjoy conversation almost as filling as the food!

Enjoy East End's favorite bagel spot skipping the queue, and see for yourself why it's so popular! Learn precisely why Poppies delivers the best fish-n-chips in the UK, and get ready to be wowed by East London's best curry and other culinary creations at Brick Lane. Concluding your walking tour, you'll have the opportunity to marvel at a collection of vibrant street art pieces created by talented local artists! East End Walking Tour Description

Your 3.5-hour walking tour includes:

  • Guided adventure of East End

  • Enjoy 8 unique tastings at 6 locations

  • Leisurely walking tour of Brick Lane

  • Try Brick Lane's best curry

  • Sample award-winning fish-n-chips

  • Viewing East End's coolest street art

  • Maximum group size of 12

Guided Tour of The East End

On this tour, you'll be led through London's 'hippest' neighborhood, taking in sights, scents, and of course, tastes! Walk in the footsteps of Elton John and the Rolling Stones while you sample local flavors. Your expert guide will give you the inside scoop on the most interesting comings and goings of the East End history and more.

Taste The Best of East London

Try out 8 of the most impressive culinary options in East London, known for their craftsmanship and taste. Take in the culture and stories behind the food, and experience what makes the dishes here unlike anywhere else in the world. You'll indulge in all the most iconic flavors, from creamy British cheeses to spicy curries and traditional fish-n-chips at Poppies Restaurant. You'll also skip the line at East End's favorite bagel place, where you'll taste the bagels that have been a staple of the area for decades.

Explore Brick Lane

Brick Lane has grown from humble beginnings to a melting pot of vintage shopping, artwork, and food, boasting some of the city's most fabulous markets and curry houses. Take in the hustle and bustle of the market, and check out some of the coolest street art in London. Brick Lane is also where you'll sample the most raved-about curry in the East End and experience the savory Indian cuisine for which this area is known.

What you get with this tour
Guided tour of London's famous East End
Taste 8 unique culinary pieces at 6 different locations
Skip the line at East End's favorite bagel takeaway
Fun and engaging English-speaking guides
Maximum of 12 participants
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Frequently Asked Questions

What to bring?

Wear comfortable shoes. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a water bottle during the hot summer.

What to bring?

Wear comfortable shoes. Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a water bottle during the hot summer.

Is this tour run by the Tour Guy?

No, this tour is operated by one of our trusted and vetted partners in London.

What if I have concerns about my mobility on this tour?

This is a leisurely walking tour, with moderate walking through back streets. Not all stops are wheelchair accessible.

What happens if it rains?

We run our London East End tours rain or shine.

How comprehensive is the East End Food Tour portion of this tour?

In the spirit of a comprehensive tasting tour, your tour guide will try and keep the tour moving at a good pace. After all, you could spend entire days exploring the East End! The guide will ensure you experience all the essential elements of these impressive attractions.

Is lunch included in the price of the tour?

This tour includes enough food tastings that should serve as lunch.

What if I have food allergies, intolerances, or other dietary requirements?

The tour is adaptable to vegetarian diets. Two stops do not have gluten-free options. Please email ahead to inform us of any dietary restrictions.

Will there be alcohol?

Beer and Wine are part of the tour, available only to adults over 18. Non-alcoholic options are available as well.

What if I don’t drink alcohol but I’d still like to join a food tour?

Not a problem. Please let us know in the comment box when you book your tour so we can make sure an alternative drink is provided.

Can I bring my kids, and do I have to pay for them?

Kids are welcome on our food tours. You won’t have to pay for children who are under 3 years old and won’t be eating the food. Infants must sit on laps.

Does this tour include hotel pickup?

No hotel pickup is included on this tour. You'll meet your guide at the designated meeting point.

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