African Food Tour with Lunch

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Reasons they will it

  • 3-course lunch
  • African Cuisine Samples
  • Taste the blends of spices
  • Interesting flavours from around the world
  • 3-hour experience
  • Visit an African grocery shop

With Indian, French, British, Turkish and Egyptian influences, East African cuisine offers a combination of some of the most interesting flavours from around the world. This East African restaurant and food tour in Melbourne gift voucher gives guests the chance to explore local establishments around the city that highlight the very best of East African food.

This is a three-hour experience gift that takes guests on a tour of Footscray to sample some of the best East African cuisines at a number spots in the area. They will also visit an African grocery shop to learn about cooking and about the spices that give the meals such a unique flavour, before a progressive three-course meal at some of the best African restaurants and cafes. It's a walking food tour and dining experience like no other and the perfect Melbourne gift voucher for any foodie.

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Important stuff


  • Sampling African Cuisine at various African establishments
  • Visit a grocery shop and the opportunity to learn about the spices
  • A Progressive 3 course Lunch at African Restaurants and cafes


  • East African cuisine has had influences from Indian, French, British, Egyptian and Turkish flavours to name a few.
  • In a journey through sub-Saharan Africa, taste the blends of spices, in a bowl of fufu, a warm piece of Injera (Ethiopian bread) or matoki (lamb stew).
  • In Ethiopia, typical foods would be injera/firfir, kichah(spiced pancake), Dabo (bread), and bula (ensete, or stiff porridge). These are normally served with a variety of hot sauces (wat, or watt) on one large tray for the entire family.


Schedule for 2021 (all tours run from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm):

  • February 20
  • March 20
  • April 17
  • May 15
  • June 19
  • July 17
  • August 21
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • November 20
  • December 18


  • Departs from outside Footscray Station on Irving Street

Additional Information

  • This is a walking tour; however it is not fast-paced and is comfortable for most people.
  • The walk from the various venues is about 30-40 minutes in total with breaks at each vendor; however we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes.

Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption, a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

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