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Sun, 15 May


Outside Mc Donald's

East London Food Tour

London's East End is known as a cultural melting pot, a place where people from all around the world have been living - and eating - for millennia. It is also known as one of the cultural and epicurean hotspots of the UK, a place where with just a few pounds you can eat like a king or queen.

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East London Food Tour
East London Food Tour

Time & Location

15 May 2022, 10:30

Outside Mc Donald's, Unit 25, The Concourse Liverpool Street Station, London EC2M 7PY, UK


About the event

It can be easy to miss the hidden culinary gems in the East End, and with most food tours charging upwards of £65.00, it can be expensive - but not anymore!  Introducing our East London Food Tour. Come with us on the UK's only pay-what-you-like food tasting tour as we explore the food history and culture of the East End. Wander down the 'curry mile' while you sample samosas and Indian sweets; learn the history of the pie; taste the fish and chips voted as "Best in London" year after year; peruse the hippest food trucks in town; nosh on a salt beef beigel and finish with a sweet American import. This food tour of London is completely unique in that you design your own menu.  Your guide will bring you to the best cafes and shops in East London and explain their history and specialities - but you decide and purchase what you would like to eat. Small portion sizes are available at some stops, but at others, you may want to share with a new friend along the way. Sites and Topics covered on this tour:

  • The history of the East End
  • French immigration and influence on food
  • The history of British classics like fish & chips and pie & mash
  • The 'Curry Mile' and the UK's love of Indian food
  • An overview of the high end dining options in the area
  • The hot new trends of food trucks and craft beer
  • Jewish immigration and the local love of salt beef beigels-Modern American influence on tasty treats

Where:  Tour begins from the McDonald's at LIVERPOOL STREET STATION.   Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Tour distance is approximately 1 mile (1.6K) When: We will start at 10.30am Cost: There are no uprfont costs to take this tour.   You get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it's done and can tip your guide! **However, food is not included.  Suggested sampling cost is £10-15, depending on your appetite.**


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