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Zest Food Tours of New Zealand

Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Wellington Capital Tastes Walking Tour
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Wellington Walking Gourmet Food Tour with Lunch
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Taste Wellington Privately Hosted Walking Tour with Lunch for Passionate Foodies
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Experience the sights and tastes of Wellington on one of our hosted walking gourmet food tours. Here at Zest we believe the best way to experience Wellington and its culture is by strolling and sampling some of the many tasting pleasures on offer. Your friendly, local Zest guide will stroll with you through our "foodie" capital city, sampling Wellington's famous locally roasted coffee and other gastronomic delights, while regaling you with stories about the city's history, art, architecture and local characters. Meet some of our city's amazing and passionate producers and discover new flavours throughout our beautifully crafted and compact harbour city. Zest Food Tours also offers a premium food and wine experience for two to four guests in the renowned Martinborough boutique pinot noir wine region.
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Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wellington is THE place for foodies...or so that is what has been said. So to take advantage of what Wellington has to offer, we decided to take a walking food tour. Zest Food Tours had a lot of great reviews so we decided to explore...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Heidi thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed and positive review of your recent bespoke Capital Tastes Tour experience, which was hosted by our lovely guide Doris. I really appreciate your feedback and will share your thoughtful comments and observations...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Loved this tour! Most places we visited were food to table types! Nothing processed....nothing ordinary! We definitely recommend this tour!More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Susie thanks so much for writing such an excellent review of your recent food tour experience with us, we really appreciate it!!! We love sharing with our guests what make our vibrant capital city such a wonderful and delicious foodie haven. Wishing you many...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We had a great time on our recent food tour. The variety of experiences and food offerings was great, and our guide Annette was very knowledgeable and friendly, making it a most enjoyable morning. It was great to hear the history behind each of places...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Dear Bob and Alison thank you very much for writing such a brilliant review of your recent Capital Tastes Tour experience with our lovely guide Annette. I will make sure to share your comments with her and our other guides. Here at ZEST we all...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We started off the a visit to the Parliament Houses and then started our walking tour with coffee at Mojo Coffee where we enjoyed Flay Flat white or dark along with some very nice snacks, then a gallery (Great) a fantastic lunch, greta gelato, a...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Dear Buffalobob6 thanks so much for sharing your excellent recommendation of your recent cruise tour experience with our lovely guide Doris. I have shared your review with her and our all of our guides and everyone was so delighted with your feedback. All of us...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Our first visit to Wellington and we had a wonderful introduction to delightful foods and the interesting stories of their development. This was a tour that explored the passion for excellence by these local businesses. Doris our guide was knowledgable and had a great rapport...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Dear Lily thank you so very much for posting such a positive review of your recent food tour experience hosted by our wonderful guide Doris. I've shared your review with her and she was thrilled to bits with your kind comments and sends her regards....More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

We try to fit in at least one food tour on each trip and after a lot of study of the 7 ports our cruise visited, VEST seemed like a standout opportunity. It was a great call. We were a group of 4 and were...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Dear jpDills thank you so very much for taking the time to share your excellent review of your recent tour experience with our lovely guide Fiona. I will share you comments with her and I just know it will absolutely thrill her to bits. I...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

The highlight of my recent cruise to New Zealand - this was my favourite shore excursion! Helena, our fabulous host, was extremely knowledgeable, showing us around the streets and back alleys of Wellington. We took in some interesting buildings, art and architecture along the way...More

Thank Sonia R
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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Dear Sonia thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and comprehensive review of your recent shore excursion with our lovely guide Helena. She's a bit of a star! I have shared your review with her and our other guides...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

On our first day in Wellington we met up with Liz and, along with two other couples, toured the town focusing on the food scene. We visited a coffee roaster, and had a great conversation with the person that actually determines the blends, as well...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Dear flybynighttraveler thank you very much for writing such an wonderful review of your recent Capital Tastes Tour experience with our lovely guide Liz. She was thrilled to bits to read your review and so were our other guides - it just made everyone's day!...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful 4 hours with Fiona walking the streets of Wellington and nipping into tastings and snacks in a coffee roasters, gelato/sorbet maker, a chocolate factory and peanut butter maker. We were then taken to a spectacular tasting menu at a great restaurant....More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Dear John thanks so much for sharing your great review of your recent tour experience with our lovely guide Fiona. I have shared your review with her and she was so thrilled and sends her best regards to you. All of us here at ZEST...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Oh man, amazing food and experience! We met up with Helena who was very knowledgeable and she toured us around Wellington, starting off with Mojo Coffee (which they opened up roasted/shop in Chicago yes!) learned about the roasting process, enjoyed an amazing Flat White, went...More

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ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Dear Nicholas thanks so much for sharing your excellent review of your recent tour experience with our wonderful guide Helena. I have shared your review with her and all our guides and everyone was so delighted. What fun to know that you'll be able to...More

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