Culinary Comforts

Enjoy an experience of Bath's independent culinary artisans on this special sampling tour. The itinerary varies each day to ensure the best available daily selection!

Culinary Comforts

Artisanal Food & Drink tours
Artisanal Food & Drink tours

Tour Duration : ~2.5-3 hours

Price per person : £65

Capacity : min 2 participants; max 6 participants

Schedule:  Saturdays only at 2pm

This tour is unavailable between 5th Dec 2021 and 7th Jan 2022 while we take a short winter break! Our regular schedule starts again on 8th Jan 2022 and is available to book now.

Availability : Advance booking only, by a minimum of 48 hours in advance. Please use the ‘Book now’ button to check availability on the date you require.

Celebration Packages – These are available to be added per person when you book this tour.

This tour can also be booked privately: from £65 per person (minimum purchase required). Get in touch for details & a quote.

Culinary Comforts is our mystery tour with an ever-changing itinerary!

For our Culinary Comforts food tour we book the best samples available on the day of your tour. We’ll carefully curate a daily selection of culinary businesses to share, always ensuring the best range of samples.

You’ll get to taste a varied selection of lovingly crafted food and drink across a wide range of visits. The total amount of you’ll be offered represents a meal worth of samples.

Your knowledgeable, culinary tour guide will share inspiring stories about our food and drink artisans. Plus, there’ll be fun anecdotes of Bath’s culinary heritage, and tales of the city’s famous history. This is all set to the city’s stunning 18th-century backdrop.

First time visitors to Bath will find our Culinary Comforts food tour the perfect combination of touring and sampling. It’s also the best option for those looking for a fun walking tour of Bath, along with a general overview of the city’s food & drink scene.

Bring an empty stomach, a broad palette, and a culinary sense of adventure as you let your tastebuds do the walking!

For more information read our Frequently Asked Questions

Included in this tour:
  • A ‘semi-private’ tour with a minimum of 2, and maximum of 8 participants;
  • A friendly and personable, locally-based Tour Guide, who has extensive experience of Bath’s independent food & drink industry;
  • A wide variety of food and drink tastings (savoury and sweet), the total of which represents a meal;
  • Anecdotal tales of Bath’s culinary heritage, food & drink history and legends, and the inspiring stories of our artisan suppliers;
  • Our Tour Guide’s personal recommendations and advice on local food, drink and shopping hot spots;
  • A bespoke map of the city highlighting our suppliers so you can retrace your steps, plus a comprehensive, best-of-the-rest handout;
  • High standards of health & safety, independently assessed by Quality in Tourism and accredited to Safe, Clean & Legal™ requirements;
  • An incredible culinary sampling experience set to the stunning backdrop of the UK’s World Heritage city of Bath!

If the date you require for a tour is not available, click here to let us know your requirements for a private tour.

Special Dietary Information:

We do not recommend our Culinary Comforts food tour for anyone with severe allergies or intolerances.  Samples on this tour are likely to contain:

  • Gluten: in around half of the samples offered
  • Dairy/lactose: in more than half of the samples offered

Samples on this tour can be adjusted to accommodate: vegetarians and pescatarians

Culinary Comforts works best for: participants with a broad palette who are able to consume gluten and dairy products;

It provides limited value for: participants who are not able to consume gluten or dairy products;

We do not recommended this tour for: participants requiring an entirely plant-based, and/or gluten-free or dairy/lactose-free diet.

If you need advice regarding suitability of this tour, please contact us before making a booking. We’ll advise and accommodate as best we can based on what you tell us about your special dietary requirements.

Please see our Special Dietary Requirements Policy for more detailed information.

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