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Address: Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4 801 9198
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Experience a gourmet food tour with Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, where...

Experience a gourmet food tour with Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, where we believe the best way to discover a new place and its culture is through food and wine. Enjoy a walking gourmet tour with our friendly, local guide in Wellington, the foodie capital that’s crazy about its locally roasted coffee, or a food and wine experience in Martinborough, a premium boutique pinot noir wine region; or a food tour in Auckland

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Awesome tour!

Had a great time with Heather on what ended up being a private tour after my wife was not feeling well and couldn't make it. We explored some great local spots spanning coffee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Northvale, New Jersey
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Northvale, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time with Heather on what ended up being a private tour after my wife was not feeling well and couldn't make it. We explored some great local spots spanning coffee, gelato, peanut butter, chocolate and more. All the places we went had delicious treats that I was able to sample. Beyond that, Heather had a great grasp... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Boris thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Walking Gourmet Tour with Heather. I know she'll be delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your tour - she's such a star! All of us here at Zest so enjoy hosting food lovers and sharing some of the best culinary delights on offer, whilst taking in the... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee at Mojo, gelato, gourmet grocery with cheese platter, chocolate then fabulous lunch at Logan Brown. We had a lovely guide, Fiona, who really looked after our small group of five guests. Highly recommend Zest and Fiona in particular. We got to see the coffee being roasted at Mojo and sampled the best coffee in NZ. We saw the ice... More 

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Thank Sandi B
ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Sandi, thrilled to hear how much you've enjoyed your time on our Walking Gourmet Tour and our lovely guide Fiona. I have shared your comments with her and our other guides. Fiona was delighted to read your amazing review - it made her day! Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review. Best regards - Stephanie C More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Doris our guide was punctual, picked us up exactly on time. There were 6 in our party. We were taken to a coffee bean production centre, sampled a delicious cup of flat white. Walked along side streets and alleys. Other places visited were ice cream parlour, cheese tasting, chocolate factory all places where the products were made on site. Ended... More 

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Thank Paul R
ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Bruce Doris was absolutely delighted to read your review and so were all of us here at Zest. We simply love showcasing our vibrant city's culinary delights and cityscape to our guests, and were thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Enjoy the rest of your trip. Best... More 

Pattaya, Thailand
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

A truly wonderful way to spend a morning! Wilma, our very knowledgeable guide, was excellent! We enjoyed all of the gourmet food stops! Lunch at Logan-Brown was the perfect end to the tour-delicious! We would highly recommend this tour and Wilma!

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Thank Nicole H
ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Nicole thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Walking Gourmet Tour and I will make sure to pass on your compliments to Wilma. I know she'll be so thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your tour with her - she's such an amazing guide. All of us here at Zest delight in sharing the culinary... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

When we first booked this trip and looked at the shore excursions in Wellington, we were going to do the WETA Studios tour because LORD OF THE RINGS! And then when we got around to actually booking the shore excursions a while back, we started to second guess the WETA tour because we were already doing Hobbiton later on in... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Dear Mike Thrilled to know that you really enjoyed our tour! All of us here at Zest so enjoy hosting food lovers in our amazing city and sharing some of the best culinary delights on offer. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I'll make sure to pass on your compliments to Fabs - it will make her day... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour. The experience was undoubtedly enhanced by our guide Wilma, whose warm personality and local knowledge were very evident. We were the only people on the tour, and It felt at times as though we were just three friends out on a stroll, rather than two tourists and their guide. The people we... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Rob thank you so much for your lovely review of our Capital Tastes Tour, which I have shared with Wilma and our other guides. We simply love showcasing our wonderful city's sights and flavours to our guests and were delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. Thanks once more for taking the time to post such... More 

Somerville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Although we got off to s rough start by miss-communicating where to meet, the food tour and guide was amazing. Even with only half the time she was able to show us amazing pizza, cheeses, in the beatufiul neighborhood of Posnsoby. The final part was also great, receiving an appetizer, entree, dessert, and wine (if that is something you're interested... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Phillip thank you so much for your excellent review of your Zest tour experience in Ponsonby, which I have passed on to the owners in Auckland. They were delighted to read your comments. Kind regards - Stephanie C - Zest Wellington More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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317 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I booked the walking tour of miramar as part of Wellington on a plate. The places we visited were unknown gems. Being treated to kitchen visits and getting to meet the chefs and passionate owners was delightful. The Zest food tour staff were knowledgeable and helpful and friendly. They had a great knowledge of food willing shared with those of... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our Miramar Foodie Trail during the "Wellington on a plate" event. I have shared this with our guides and they were delighted to know that you enjoyed your time with Zest. We feel very passionate about Wellington and thoroughly enjoyed introducing you and our other guests to the wonderfully thriving, culinary... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

The tour was amazing! It was very well organized and we went to places we would normally not find traveling as tourists. Helena has a huge knowledge about the city and the history of NZ. We learned a lot and we had a ton of fun. All the food we tasted was mouthwatering. We highly recommend the Zest Food Tour!

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Sylvia, thank you so much for your wonderful review of your Zest tour. I know Helena will be thrilled to read to read your comments. We love sharing the sights, the history and flavours of this beautiful city with our guests and are really appreciative you taking the time to post such lovely comments. Many thanks and safe travels... More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went as a group of US exchange students, who had been living in Wellington for the last few months. Despite the fact we already knew the city, we heard new information and went to hidden places, getting a really local feel to the tour. We visited a coffee shop, chocolate factory, gelato shop and Moore Wilson's for cheeses. Helena... More 

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ZestFoodTours, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this review

Hi Beky, thanks for posting this great review. I'll make sure to pass this on to Helena and Heather as well. I know they had a blast with the students. We love showcasing Wellington's hidden gems and amazing vibrancy from a food lover's perspective and are thrilled to know you enjoyed your morning with Zest. Best regards, Stephanie More 

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