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“An absolute must do tour!”

The Big Foody Food Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Auckland's number one food tour experience. A fun and flavour filled insight into the excellent cuisine, markets, restaurants and producers Auckland has to offer. The Big Foody Food Tours have an excellent choice of tours to give you the ultimate taste of the city and a delicious introduction to Auckland and the regions. Book through our website and receive a bottle of local wine or box of chocolates! Make sure you book a Big Foody Tour at the beginning of your stay in NZ so you are geared up with the best places to eat and drink around the country! All our tours are small and intimate groups tailored to make sure you walk away having had a memorable time. We pick up from all hotels in the CBD for our driven tours All tour guests a New Zealand SIM Card. Book through our website and receive a bottle of local wine or box of chocolates!
Reviewed February 23, 2013

Elie is a fantastic host and guide. Her knowledge of the the local food and wine scene is superior. We had a memorable and enjoyable experience and learned a great deal about the fish market, wine and restaurants in Auckland and area. You should take this ASAP when you arrive so that you can get great information about where and what to eat. You will not be disappointed.

Thank DJE2013
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2013

Thank you for your fabulous review!!!!! It was wonderful to meet you both and I have a great day with you. After our conversation about pepper crusted beef it's all I can think about !!! Have a fabulous rest of your trip and keep in touch.

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Reviewed February 8, 2013

What an awesome day we had with Elle on our food & wine tour today. This was the most informative tour we have had in our 6 weeks of traveling thru Aistralia & New Zealand & we have had many great tours. A must for everyone, but try & do it at the beginning of your NZ trip, if you can, we couldn't but definitely worth it!!! Thank You Elle!

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2013

Thank you!!!!!! It was fabulous to meet you all. Have a great trip back.

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Reviewed January 12, 2013

My boyfriend and I only had a week to spend in New Zealand and did not want to waste a second of it so we booked a Foody Food Tour with Elle for just a few hours after we arrived in Auckland. We could not think of a better first activity and introduction to NZ! First of all, Elle scheduled a tour based completely around when it was convenient for us. We could not do her normal 9am start time, so after a few emails back and forth, she had no problem scheduling us for 1:30pm. She picked us up directly from our hotel and we had her all to ourselves! We are from Los Angeles and are not used to having a private anything so what an amazing surprise to learn that we would have a private tour! We tasted ice cream, seafood at the local fish market, vietnamese spring rolls, the best cup of coffee I've ever had, did a 6 glass wine tasting.... There is no way we would have found these places on our own. She even stayed in touch with us for the remainder of our trip to make sure we were having a good time. My boyfriend and I are not "foodies" or food experts by any stretch of the imagination so I have nothing to compare it to. All I know it that Elle gave us a fabulous experience. Thanks so much!!!

Thank RachelS86
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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2013

You guys were awesome! I hope you had an amazing time on your whirlwind trip to NZ. Big Hugs to you both

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Reviewed November 27, 2012

Elle took four of us out to see what Auckland has to offer! It can be very difficult to find great places to eat, and shop in a large city. Big Foody Food Tours has solved this in the form of a great day out! From wine, to seafood, to ice cream, and everything in between. Elle is one of our favorite people we have met here in New Zealand. We have been traveling around for two months experiencing a lot of what New Zealand has to offer, and this tour is not to miss! What better way to enjoy your day exploring a city, then with food and wine! Thanks Elle!

Thank Dean C
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TheBigFoody, Manager at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2013

Thank you for the brilliant review. You guys were super fun and I hope you had a brilliant time for the rest of your trip to NZ. Hope to see you all again one day

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Reviewed November 22, 2012

A great day out visiting all sorts of food and wine places that we would never have found by ourselves. Elle is very knowledgable on Auckland and it's attractions. We enjoyed the experience and would not hesitate to recommend it to others. Liz and Roger Woodrow.

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TheBigFoody, Owner at The Big Foody Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2012

Thank you so much for your review. It was a gorgeous day out and thank you for coming! I hope you enjoyed the rest of you trip and a good journey back to the UK.
Kind regards Elle

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