Chocolate is the food of love, and the taste of passion.
Time: Weekly, 10am Saturdays
Duration: 3 hours
Meeting Point: Brisbane Visitors Information Centre, Queen Street Mall
The history and culture surrounding chocolate has become an artform that is the epitome of refinement and the height of luxury. Learning to taste chocolate and appreciate its complexity requires a finesse that comes with years of practise.
This tour is a chance to discover some of Brisbane’s best chocolatiers and gain insight into their craft. You’ll learn about how chocolate is produced, from a bean on the cacao tree through to the hands of the chocolate makers; and the terminology used by industry experts to describe the taste, smell, and forms of chocolate.
You’ll be able to sample the chocolates at each venue you visit, where you will also learn the elements of a proper chocolate tasting; the different cacao percentages, and how they affect the taste. Discounts on purchases are also available at a number of the venues.
You will visit four venues around the city, with a break in between. There will be some walking involved on the day, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather calls for it. The tour price includes the sit-down break, and all chocolate tastings on the day. This tour is not gluten or dairy free.
If you’re looking for a few hours of fun on the weekend, to meet new people, and discover new things about your city, Foodi tours will show you where to start.
Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Please be advised that although we make every effort to ensure that we accurately represent Foodi's service and products, venues are subject to availability, and we reserve the right to make changes to all samples on tours.
I was quite surprised by the variety of places we went to. As a local of Brisbane it was great to discover new places and venues. 4/5 by Lisa Robinson 18-7-2016
Enjoyable and interesting to hear about the different chocolate. Extremely impressed with Gerrards talk and variety in the shop. The chocolate shots were delicious. Great commentary from David. 4/5 by Fiona Murray 17-7-2016
Really enjoyed it . Both David and Hugh had the loveliest manner and were engaging and did a lovely job at making everyone feel comfortable. Particularly loved Gerard's shop, as that's where most of the info about chocolate and the processes was gained. David also was full of great info. 4/5 by Tanya James 16-7-2016
really enjoyed it. 5/5 by Bronwyn Ash 9-7-2016
David was an excellent host and very knowledgeable. 4/5 by Linda 6-7-2016
A great morning to celebrate a birthday-David took us to some interesting hidden gems in Brisbane.A perfect balance of tasting and learning about all things chocolate-Thank you David! 5/5 by Amanda Davie 3-7-2016
Excellent tour, no hard sell to buy chocolates, informative without being boring and went to some really interesting venues 5/5 by Nikki Wells 27-6-2016
Thoroughly enjoyed the event, the walking guide was very friendly, informative and passionate about the tour. The chocolates were delicious as well. 4/5 by Aaron Lim 25-6-2016
4/5 by Shannon 29-5-2016
David was a great host and all the information and places were great to visit. 4/5 by Rebecca Smith 28-5-2016
It was so fantastic to learn about places I never would have known existed even though I've lived in Brisbane my whole life. David was so insightful and really encouraged the social aspect of the tour.
It was a really great tour for myself and best friend. 5/5 by Jacquii George 22-5-2016
My mother and I both really enjoyed our day. I look forward to doing another tour later in the year with my husband. 5/5 by Ashleigh Elliot 15-5-2016
Fantastic - great fun and varied 4/5 by Sharyn Tolhurst 8-5-2016
Great hostesses/hosts and each stop was revealing and delicious 5/5 by Judy Mackenzie-Ross 8-5-2016
My group of 4 ladies had a great day! Host David was great. Very friendly, outgoing, chatty and informative. We all enjoyed the day immensely! Might be a while before I eat any chocolate again.......SO MUCH CHOCOLATE!!!!!!!! 5/5 by Margaret Lewis 30-4-2016
It was enjoyable and visited some great venues. Great company 4/5 by Marion Holland 20-4-2016
Very informative and enjoyable 5/5 by Doug Clark 17-4-2016
Great social event as well as a great chocolate experience. David was a very good guide. Thanks for everything, it was a great gift for Claudia's birthday. 5/5 by Peter Boyd 17-4-2016
All the six shops / cafes were awesome!!! The first one is really impressive cuz I don't really taste chocolate when I eat it but this time I tasted six different dips for churros and enjoyed so much. Other than the San Churro, there were lots of different kinds of chocolate and ways of using it so I cannot appreciate enough. 4/5 by Sachie Togashiki 14-4-2016
Friendly, knowledgeable host.
Informative. 5/5 by Claire Kennedy 13-4-2016
Informative. 5/5 by Claire Kennedy 13-4-2016
It was a lot of fun. 4/5 by Tiffany Paschedag 11-4-2016
Very informative 4/5 by Marie 23-3-2016
Very informative, even for locals, good to find little hidden treasures 5/5 by Lisa Tobin 20-3-2016
The chocolate walking tour was an awesome morning. It was lots of fun, very informative and most of all totally delicious!! 5/5 by Lisa Rizzoli 20-3-2016
Was thinking before, what are we going to do for three hours? But it was nice and relaxed, so three hours was plenty and very informative. David, our guide, included everyone and made everyone welcome and spent time chatting to you. Very happy with the amount of tasters. 4/5 by Sarah Pink 13-3-2016
It was really relaxing and fun 4/5 by Andrew Macpherson 13-3-2016
Very informative, tour guide David was a great host. Was great and very good value for money. 5/5 by Nichola Harper 29-2-2016
4/5 by Lang Kidby 28-2-2016
Particularly enjoyed the first event to start with a morning tea to introduce Churros and then carry on from there to other tastings. 5/5 by Laura Rossic 22-2-2016
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