How long is a food tour?
4 hours approximately, this depends on walking pace and dining style.
How far do we walk on the Classic tour?
The tour is city centre based and you walk aprox 1.5miles. we advise you wear compfy shoes.
During the Classic tour what attractions will I see?
We cover the city centre including canals, Victorian arcades, museums, town hall, markets, bullring and Digbeth.
What is included in the tour?
Food samples at 6 or more independent, local establishments. Come hungry there is plenty of food. No need for lunch beforehand. Plus lots to learn about Birmingham and it's food history.
Is alcohol included in the Classic tour?
We visit 1 pub and enjoy a beer. Water at all restaurants will be on the table. You are welcome to buy drinks individually.
I don't drink, does that matter?
No, we visit one pub and you will be welcome to a soft drink alternative.
Is the tour suitable for kids?
The tour can cater for children but there is a lot of chat depends how intrigued they are about food and Birmingham. Look out for our Bambino tours too.
Is the Classic Tour suitable for vegetarians?
Yes of course please let us know when booking if you are vegetarian. Check the calendar for our Vegi themed tour too.
I have allergies can you accommodate on the tours?
We will make every effort to please all our guests but we will need to know in advance as restaurants will need to make amendments to our order. Please let us know when you book.
How many people are on the tour?
There will be 6 to ten people on the tour, so they are intimate.
Do you offer refunds?
We don't offer refunds but please contact us if your booking needs to be amended and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please email for our terms and conditions.
What happens in the rain/snow/sleet/heat wave?
The tour goes on and the weather in Birmingham can be unpredictable so please dress appropriately.
Where does the Classic Tour meet?
On the day of your booking meet outside the Ikon Gallery, Oozle Square, Brindley Place at 12pm noon. Your host will be wearing a maroon hat.
How can I catch up if I arrive late?
All guests must arrive on time. Please contact the host (07875236140) if you are running late and we can try to arrange to meet you somewhere.
Can you have a tour in a different language?
We only hold tours in English but please contact us and we shall try to accommodate your needs.
I need to change the date of my booking?
Please contact us directly by phone or email and we will endeavour to help with your booking.
How do I book?
Do we visit and eat at the places seen on the website?
The tour does vary so not all places featured on the website will be visited.
Is food shared on the tour?
The tour incooperates sharing plates, individual portions and samples. At times you get to choose options and some is pre-ordered. But always yummy!