Five must-do Melbourne food tours

It’s an established fact that Melbourne has a wealth of foodie-approved delights. From chocolate and brunch to markets and hidden cafés – here are all the culinary tours you should book yourself into.

Breakfast City Walking Tours 

Weekends aren’t complete without brunch, and with the help of Queenie’s Food Tours you’ll never find yourself hungry and stranded again. The Breakfast City Walking Tour includes breakfast, as well as tastings throughout the day. Follow their guide to restaurants, specialty shops and the latest pop-ups in Melbourne.

Hunt and Gather Food Tour

Explore Melbourne’s oldest market and learn from the best at the Queen Victoria Market’s Hunt and Gather Food Tour. Led by a local guide, discover the market’s vibrant history and speciality foods. You’ll get to taste a range of fresh produce including meat, seafood, cheese and handmade chocolate, along with a complimentary coffee at the end of the tour.

A cheese and canapes board with hands taking morsels off it

The Hunt and Gather Tour at Queen Victoria Market is one of Melbourne’s most popular foodie tours

Cafe Culture Tour

Focused on showcasing Melbourne’s best hidden cafes, explore laneways, hole-in-the-wall shop fronts and little-known restaurants on the Cafe Culture Tour. Run by Hidden Secrets Tours, lunch is included in the ticket price.

Chocoholic tour

Cacao-lovers will go nuts for Melbourne’s much loved Chocaholic Tours. Running a handful of tours including the Chocolate Lanes and Arcades tour and the Chocolate, QVM, Donut tour, eat your way through Melbourne’s finest chocolate. Ticket prices include tastings and morning tea.

A photo of a big plate full of chocolates

Haigh’s Chocolate in the Royal Arcade. One of the stops on the Chocoholic Tours, Melbourne. Photos by Teagan Glenane

Progressive Degustation Tour

Three dinners are better than one. Indulge in nine wine tastings and nine tapas-style dishes to match across three of Melbourne’s favourite restaurants with the Progressive Degustation Tour. Passionate staff and your reliable guide will chat you through the history of each venue.

For more information on these and other tours in Melbourne, visit our list of walking tour operators.