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Address: Korai 4, Athens 10564, Greece
Phone Number: +30 21 0884 7269
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Description: Enjoy this small group tour, in the non-touristy area of Athens and...
Enjoy this small group tour, in the non-touristy area of Athens and acquaint yourself with Greek local products and cuisine in the company of your food specialist guide. Seize the opportunity to taste a wide variety of Greek delicacies ranging from the mouth-watering sweet and syrupy "loukoumades" to traditional "bougatsa" or the savoury "pastourma", feta cheese and famous Greek olives among others.
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Walking Food Tour of Athens

My husband, son (17) and I had a three and a half hour walking tour of the food shops cafes, restaurants and markets of Athens, with the lively and very well informed Despina. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My husband, son (17) and I had a three and a half hour walking tour of the food shops cafes, restaurants and markets of Athens, with the lively and very well informed Despina. It was February and so rather cold but she held our attention with ease as she threaded her way through the busy streets around the Flea Market.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We took the Food Walking Tour with Despina. This was the second time taking the tour - this time, with my husband who thoroughly enjoyed the insightful and personalised tour (small groups make it really personal). Despina's knowledge and understanding of Greek food, its Greek and 'other' origins and her excellent choice of places to sample food and products gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My daughter and I enjoyed this evening so much last year, I brought my husband on our return to Athens this year. He said that this evening was the highlight of our visit in Athens - closely followed by our Walking Food Tour and Acropolis Tour/Museum tour. Ilia is a fantastic cook and a marvellous teacher who walked us through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We spent a wonderful evening learning to make traditional Greek appetizers, salads, and a main course of lamb/potatoes. We enjoyed cooking, drinking wine, and having dinner with families from other countries. Warning: The class lasts 6 hours. We began at 5:30pm and didn't leave the restaurant until 11:30pm. The tour description stated 3 hours - but it was closer to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My partner and I went on the Athens Food tour in October with Despina as our guide. Despina was extremely informative and very passionate about both Athens and its history, especially from the perspective of its culture and food. Our group was small which was a bonus and covered a few different nationalities. We would definitely recommend this tour in... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We loved the food tour in Athens that was led by Vicky. Vicky gave us a real taste of the local food and culture. We visited many small places that we would never find ourselves and we also had the opportunity to hear about the special traditions. Vicky was very knowledgeable and it was a real pleasure to discuss with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I did a food tour with Artemis one of the two days we had in Athens. She was so knowledgeable and personable, and the food selection was on point. We made several stops that we loved so much we bought things for friends and family, and it was all affordable and genuine. It was a leisurely walk,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Here's a great way to get a behind the scenes tour of Athens... The guide takes you to a nice mix of markets, shops, deli's and restaurants. Very interesting and fun way to get a non touristic perspective and taste the spices, fruit, olives and oils that form a foundation of Greek food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I found the tour to be exceptionally fascinating! I was blown away by the knowledge and the theories of the evolution of food in Europe that came with this tour. It brings a totally new perspective on what we consider traditional in modern days (even very recently), mostly as a result of globalization. My only reason for not giving the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Athens Walking Tours - Food Tour. I chose to do this tour, as it was only a half day which was perfect on the last day on my visit to Athens, before heading to the airport to catch an evening flight home. Our guide was called Despina, who was also the owner of the company. She was very good, relaxed... More 

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