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Zest Food Tours of New Zealand

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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some great people behind this company, my wife had broken two bones in her foot two days before our Wellington arrrival. So the Zest team arranged for a wheelchair to ensure my wife did not miss out on any of the experience. The tour took...More

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

Dear John and Kathy it was our pleasure looking after you both. Thank you for posting such a positive review and sharing your impressions of your food tour experience with us. It's so wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your day out and I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this! Nice sunny morning, just my wife and I on a Tuesday and Ruth, our guide was great. Lots of interesting info about sights and sculptures and the city of Wellington with terrific stops highlighting coffee, fresh produce, gelato, chocolate and peanut butter...More

Thank Exploration818941
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Even when you think you know Wellington, what an excellent way to find some out-of-the-way places. Outstanding were the enthusiastic young people who roasted their coffee,made their gelato and produced their chocolate and who were prepared to share their passion (and product). And what's not...More

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

Dear Grandmarg thank you very much for writing such an wonderful review of your recent Capital Tastes Tour experience! I will make sure to share your comments with our guides, I know it will make everyone's day. We simply love sharing with our guests what...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We booked a half day tour for 6 of us in January at Zest Food Tours. It was awful! We walked probably 4 blocks in all directions from our hotel to eat at: a local coffee shop. It was just like a Starbucks. Nothing special....More

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

Dear Ginger It’s hard to respond to such a negative review when our team of passionate foodie guides and tour partners are so dedicated to sharing wonderfully memorable experiences with our guests. Nevertheless I acknowledge that our Wellington food tour experience did not meet your...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

As a Wellingtonian it excited me to be able to appreciate what was behind the local foodie scene. There was much to discover and our guide Heather was exceptional. I thought I knew a lot about our city...but I learnt so much more both from...More

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

Dear Ralph thank you very much for your wonderful review of your tour experience with our lovely guide Heather, which I have shared with her and the rest of our team. Here at ZEST we absolutely love sharing with our guests what makes our vibrant...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I love food tours. They are so great to get a insight into the places to eat and drink without wandering around trying to choose something. Our guide was great, super friendly and full of knowledge. There was an abundance of food to taste and...More

Thank Thecookstravel
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Thecookstravel thank you so much for sharing your excellent impressions of your tour recent tour experience with us. I have shared your review with all our guides and everyone was so happy to read your feedback. All of us here at ZEST are so...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

This tour was booked through our travel agent and what a great tour it was! Our guide was a woman named Fabs who brought us to coffee factories,chocolatiers, ice cream shops, and the market (cheese, meats, fruits, honey, breads, drinks)for tastings. Her enthusiasm and joy...More

Thank franee0409
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Franee0409 thank you so much for sharing your excellent impressions of your Capital Tastes Tour experience with our fabulous guide Fabs - she's such a star! I have shared your review with her and she was thrilled to bits and sends her best regards...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 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

Thank badmaru
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

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

Reviewed 16 March 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

Thank susie h
ZestFoodToursofNZ, Owner at Zest Food Tours of New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

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

Reviewed 5 March 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 6 March 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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