A Way to a Nation’s Heart is Through its Stomach

Guest author this week is Victoria from our PR agency Diffusion in London!

Off the back of the Great British Bake Off’s fifth series airing we have seen Brits go baking mad for cake and food related tours. Tours such as ‘Oxfords: Mad Hatter Themed Tea Parties’ and ‘Paris: Advanced Macaroons Class and To-Go Box’ are gaining more popularity each year the Great British Bake Off goes on – showing us that we are becoming a nation of foodies. We will provide you with the best foodie tours in Europe! Bon appetit:

United Kingdom Foodie Tours

Oxford: Mad Hatter Themed Tea Parties 


Go Mad as a Hatter in Oxford, and learn the insights and history of Lewis Carroll’s famous tale as you recreate the Mad Hatter’s tea party from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. You’ll be hosted at an Alice-themed and illustrated café near Christ Church, which was home to both Lewis Carroll and his muse, the real life Alice.

Edinburgh: Whisky, Ale & Afternoon Tea Self-Guided Tour

Discover 3 favourite Scottish drinking traditions on a 4-hour self-guided walking tour of Edinburgh, and taste malt whiskeys at the Scotch Whisky Experience, enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in a luxury hotel, and sample craft ales in a local pub.


Celebrate London’s cosmopolitan flavours on a 4.5-hour walking tour through Soho. Stopping at least 10 restaurants you will eat and drink your way through one of London’s most unique, historic and diverse culinary landscapes!

Scotland’s Culinary Homecoming 5 Night Luxury Tour


Discover the secrets of Scotland’s world respected larder with this unique culinary based itinerary. Uncover our distinctive regional food & drink traditions. From iconic seafood to craft ales & malt whisky, this is a truly authentic flavour of Scotland.

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Paris: Advanced Macaroons Class and To-Go Box


Impress your family and friends and add a new skill to your repertoire at a 3-hour macaroons making class in Paris. Learn fool-proof techniques for making macaroons based on both French and Italian traditions. Hear tongue-in-cheek tea time stories, and more.

Food Tour of Roman Neighorhoods:3.5-hour Walking Tour


Explore Rome’s delicious side on a walking tour with a local Roman guide. Visit colorful markets, legendary artisan grocers and family-run restaurants, where you will be stopping at Campo de Fiori, Jewish Ghetto, and Trastevere to taste some of the region’s best.

Traditional Dalmatian Cooking Class from Dubrovnik


Learn the secrets of the popular Dalmatian cuisine in the Croatia’s beautiful countryside on this cooking tour from Dubrovnik. Spend the day in a country estate cooking traditional dishes like “peka” and then enjoy the fruits of your labor over some wine.

Mexico City: Half-Day Markets and Street Food Tour


Get an authentic taste of Mexico City on a 4-hour food tour of local neighborhoods, and sample dishes away from the tourist traps. Immerse yourself in 3 of the best markets in the city, experiencing exotic sights, sounds, and flavors like no other.

A Taste of Marrakech: Evening Food Tour + Dinner 


Wander through the souks of Marrakesh sampling olives, dried fruits, nuts and pastries on this evening tour of the bustling city. After a vibrant evening of exploring the spices of Marrakesh, sit down for a delicious dinner in the iconic Djemma El Fnaa