Gourmet Foodie Tour for 2, MEL

Immerse yourself in the Food Capital of Australia

Perfect for serious lovers of food, this indulgent tour for 2 takes them on a journey through the best culinary delights Melbourne has to offer. With their very own expert foodie guide, and silver service transport, it’s an experience not to be missed.


Over six luxurious hours of indulgent food exploration, two food-lovers will have made their way around the best of Melbourne’s culinary spots; complete with their own expert tour guide and silver service transport taking them around. Truly the gift for foodies, our Exclusive Gourmet Tour for 2 with a Melbourne Foodie shows the pair exactly why Melbourne is the food capital of Australia.

The tour will begin at their hotel or on the corner of Swanston & Flinders Streets at Federation Square, where they will meet Allen Campion – chef, food author, expert in Melbourne bars and eateries, and their personal tour guide! First off, the pair will pay a visit to the Queen Victoria Markets – a Melbourne institution – where they will roam the iconic space sampling coffee and other goodies while learning the history.

Next on the itinerary is a stop off at Books for Cooks. This store houses some of the best old and new books about food, wine, and other gastronomic arts, where they can peruse the store and grab anything of interest. After this, the pair will explore the Italian area of Carlton, delighting in tastings of prosciutto, parmigiana reggiano and prosecco, while visiting establishments such as DOC, Baker D. Chirico, and Brunetti.

From savoury to sweet, they make their way to Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio, full of incredible desserts created by the pastry expert, Darren Purchese, where they will taste some of Melbourne’s finest. The pair will then find themselves in an underground maturation room tasting incredible cheeses, after wandering through the famous alleyways, arcades and lanes of Melbourne city centre. The cheese tasting will be followed by samplings of artisan gelato, homemade chocolates, and native Australian bush tucker.

From here, their expert guide Allen will show them through the Flinders Lane precinct, pointing out some of the newest and finest bars and restaurants in the area before finally ending their fabulous tour at Cumulus Inc restaurant – an award winning establishment. Here they will finish up indulging in signature dishes and sipping on a glass of fine wine.

With luxurious transport, a personal expert guide, and all the gastronomic delights included in this tour, it truly is the ultimate foodie date experience for 2 – whether Melbourne locals looking to explore their home like never before, or folks visiting the Victorian capital.Men’s Gift Store experience vouchers are redeemable directly with the experience provider with full details provided upon purchase. Recipients have 3 years to use the full value of the voucher.

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What will my recipient be doing on the gourmet food tour?

Explore the food capital of Australia, and see Melbourne as you have never seen her before. Whether you are born and bred in the big city, or just visiting for a trip, this gourmet food experience is guaranteed to impress.  You will meet your personal tour guide. Allen Campion, an award-winning chef, food author and culinary expert, before embarking on your tour. With highlights including the delights from the Italian area of Carlton and a chance to taste incredible cheeses in an underground maturation room, this trip. This trip includes the opportunity to sample many culinary delights. Whether you are hoping to book this for you and your partner, or as a gift for two people that deserve a treat, this fabulous tour offers premium luxury and indulgence.

Where is this experience based?

The experienced is based all over the city of Melbourne, with luxurious transport to take you around to the various locations.  If this too far for you, or your gift recipients to travel, we do have a range of different food tours available in cities that might be a little bit closer to home. Whether it’s a Food Tour and Belleville Feast in Melbourne or a Cider and Ale Trail in Yarra Valley, we are sure to have the food experience that will make your man happy.

How long will this experience take?

This experience lasts for six luxurious hours spent truly exploring the gastronomical delights that Melbourne has to offer. Complete with silver service transport, and an expert tour guide, this is the perfect way to spend a day.

What foods are we likely to sample on this food tour?

There are so many different foods to sample on this delightful culinary tour. With Italian favourites such as prosciutto, parmigiana reggiano, and accompanying prosecco to some of the finest pastries in the city over at the Burch and Purchese sweet studio. With artisan gelato, handcrafted chocolates, and native Australian bush tucker on offer, before heading to the award-winning Cumulus Inc. restaurant to delve into their signature dishes.  If you do have any dietary requirements, please contact our customer service team on 1300 459 45 who will be able to provide further advice.

Who would appreciate this gift and for what occasion would it be suitable?

This is a great gift for anyone who appreciates good food and great wine. This tour of Melbourne’s culinary highlights could be the perfect date for you and your significant other. A great treat for a special birthday or anniversary perhaps. Or maybe your parents have an important wedding anniversary ahead, this gourmet experience for two would be a fantastic way of celebrating. Whether you are looking for that special Christmas gift or a surprise trip for your fiancé, we are sure that they will love this gourmet food experience.

Where can I find other unique experiences related to food?

Here at the Men’s Gift Store, we have a range of experiences that are the best gift ideas for a food-loving man in your life. Whether he prefers the sitting down and tucking in, or learning how to make his very own delicious meals, we are sure to have the food experience that he will love. Check out our main catalogue over at Men’s Gift Ideas to shop our full collection. Alternatively, click on the search bar above, if you know what you are looking for. If you are not sure which would be the best gift experience for your lucky recipient, please feel free to contact us. Our team of customer service assistants are happy to help.