Food Heroes

This tour brings you up close & personal with the legendary food specialities that have left their mark on the city AND the innovative individuals driving the current culinary scene.

Food Heroes

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Tour Duration : ~3 hours

Price per person : £65

Capacity : min 2 participants; max 6 participants

Schedule : Weds to Fri daily at 9:45am

This tour is unavailable between 10th Dec 2021 and 11th Jan 2022 while our Food Heroes take a short winter break! Our regular schedule starts again on 12th Jan 2022 and is available to book now.

Availability : Advance booking only, by 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.

In recent years, the UK has slowly been transforming into one of the most exciting food cultures in the world.  This is thanks to a unique blend of tradition, innovation and openness to world cuisines. Bath is no stranger to this trend and has become a popular destination for food aficionados. “Food Heroes” is our showcase tour which shares the best of Bath’s culinary heritage. You’ll learn the reasons why the city is such an important location on the food and drink map of the UK.

You’ll also encounter two different types of “food hero”: there are the legendary food specialities made in the city, which you’ll get to sample, AND the innovative individuals driving the current culinary scene.

Let your tastebuds do the walking on our most popular tour!

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:

Our “Food Heroes” tour includes:

  • Gluten: in the majority of samples offered
  • Dairy/lactose: in the majority of samples offered

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

Food Heroes works best for: participants with a broad palette who are able to consume gluten and dairy products; and vegetarians

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

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