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Bordeaux Old Town & Market Local Food with Wine Tastings Tour

3.8 (47)
Bordeaux, FR

Bordeaux Old Town & Market Local Food with Wine Tastings Tour

3.8 (47)
Bordeaux, FR
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Join our English group and embark on an exciting culinary adventure through the charming city of Bordeaux. Delight your taste buds with the unique flavors and dishes that are exclusive to Bordeaux and the South West of France. From the famous "foie gras" to the irresistible "canelé", our local insider and food lover will take you on a tour of Bordeaux's bustling markets and the picturesque Old Town. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you interact with the friendly locals and experience the city like a true insider. With one of the highest numbers of preserved historical buildings in France, Bordeaux will captivate you not only with its architecture but also with its diverse and mouthwatering food scene. Don't miss this opportunity to taste, drink, and discover Bordeaux in a truly unique way.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 3 hours
  • Suitable for 1-10 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Discover the effervescence of Bordeaux's markets
  • Spend a great time in the Old town of Bordeaux
  • Taste unique dishes and delicacies of Bordeaux
  • Interact with locals and see them in action
  • Hop on and hop off food places with a local insider
  • Small group tour
  • Bottled water
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
  • Local english guide
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities

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More about this experience


Welcome to Bordeaux, a city known not only for its wine but also for its exceptional gastronomy. In this captivating food tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the bustling markets and charming streets of Bordeaux's Old Town. With its rich history and preserved architectural gems, this tour offers a unique blend of culture, food, and wine.

What to expect?

During this 180-minute tour, you can expect to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Bordeaux's markets. Accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide who is passionate about food, you will discover the city's culinary treasures. From indulging in local delicacies like foie gras and canelé to sampling the traditional pastis landais, your taste buds will be in for a treat. As you hop from one food place to another, you will witness locals in action and have the chance to interact with them. This tour promises a truly immersive and authentic experience of Bordeaux's food scene.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for food lovers and those who want to explore Bordeaux beyond its famous vineyards. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or a curious adventurer, this experience caters to all. It offers a glimpse into the local culture and traditions, making it suitable for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of Bordeaux's gastronomic heritage.

Why book this?

By joining this tour, you will not only satisfy your taste buds but also gain a deeper appreciation for the culinary delights of Bordeaux. The expertise of your local insider and food lover guide ensures an insightful journey through the city's markets and Old Town. This experience goes beyond mere sightseeing and allows you to truly engage with the locals. Indulge in the rich flavors, learn about the history and craftsmanship behind each dish, and create lasting memories in a uniquely immersive way.

Good to know

This tour starts at La Venta restaurant, a convenient meeting point in the heart of Bordeaux. The duration of the tour is 180 minutes, providing ample time to savor the delectable food offerings. Be prepared to be amazed by the diversity and quality of Bordeaux's culinary scene. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or a curious traveler, this tour promises to be a delightful gastronomic adventure.


Feedback from previous participants highlights the exceptional experience provided by this food tour. Travelers have praised the knowledgeable guides, the variety of food tastings, and the intimate interactions with local vendors. Many have described it as a must-do activity in Bordeaux, recommended for anyone who wants to truly understand the flavors and culture of this vibrant city. Prepare to indulge in gastronomic delights and create unforgettable memories on this remarkable tour.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Vieux Bordeaux

By joining our group you will discover the effervescence of Bordeaux's markets and will spend a great time in the Old town of Bordeaux with your local and food expert guide.



3.8 (47)


Tour cancelled within an hour of planned start. Accident s can (and did) happen but it’s not a great business plan not to have a backup tour leader.


The tour was canceled because the guide had an accident on the way to work. We're awaiting our refund.


Like a previous reviewer, our tour was cancelled with only an hour notice because the guide was in an accident. Another reviewer from September 2021 wrote the same excuse given for cancelling their tour. I offered to reschedule. They said they would email a confirmation. Despite repeatedly emailing for a confirmation I received nothing. I have requested a refund and again received no response. Do not recommend booking this unless you do not actually want to do a food tour. We did a good tour in Paris with Original Food tours and found value for dollar was not worth it. Maybe 10€ worth of food for 100€.


Tour guide did not show up , no advance notice at all. After contacting operator, operator explained that guide had accident.


Guess you didn’t know, Lucy was in an accident and tour was understandably canceled. Waiting for refund. Other tours with your group have been fine.


It was Labour Day and we were expecting the worst. But this young lady turned up with her jokes, effervescent behaviour- all leading up to a fun 2 hours. I will however give her a feedback - we should have snacked the market. It looked so good. Suggest we do the right seeing first and the food market last


The title of the activity does not match what we experienced. There was no local food tasting at the market, we did go to a restaurant which did not seem happy to have us there to have 1 appetizer dish, we had 1 tasting of a local rose wine, nothing else was offered and it was done it seemed as a last minute surprise to the wine shop personnel. Our guide was delightful so none of the above is on her but I think that the description of the activity should be more realistic, perhaps tasting local foods at the beautiful market, a more diverse wine tasting of Bordeaux offerings, etc.


I have done food tours in over 30 countries and THIS is a ridiculous rip-off! 85 euros for 3 oysters, 1 canelle, and 2 glasses of wine!!! Went to the Capucin market and got nothing. Walked around for ages for no reason. Didn't get the dessert at the end because the place was closed but no substitution. Not sure who is giving 5 star reviews. Don't waste your time and money


Cancelled at less than two hours notice; no alternative offered. A decent tour company would have a back up plan.


Pray that u r NOT the only one/couple on that day, as you will get cancelled only an hour before the tour for some rubbish reason, if you don’t have an alternative plan, whole day in Bordeaux will be ruined. Unlucky me, the day was rainy and cold, trip was canceled only when I was on my way to the meeting point. Irresponsible and disappointing, as a frequent traveler and easy going person, I could never recommend a friend to use this tour.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-18 11:39