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.
To book this tour privately for a group of 8 or more people click here.
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.
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
Very well paced, not too fast or slow, lots to sample and at a variety of venues, all an easy walk from meeting place. Tour guide David was excellent. A fun morning and great value for the cost. 5/5 by Linda Gust 21-2-2016
3/5 by Elizabeth Stout 17-2-2016
Surprising that as a local I did not know some of these chocolate places existed! Guide was fun and relaxed and a great day. Plenty of tastings .....all different and well-planned. 5/5 by Christine 7-2-2016
Fantastic. Great value. Interesting stops along the way 5/5 by Anna Bourne 7-2-2016
It was very interesting and the chocolate was amazing 5/5 by Kristy cousins 30-1-2016
We had a lot of fun trying different styles of chocolate and learned a lot about it along the way. David was very friendly and knowledgeable. 5/5 by Kevin Dennison 23-1-2016
I had a fabulous time. We went to some really interesting places and sampled more chocolate than I could eat. A lovely group of people and a superb guide made this a really enjoyable experience. 5/5 by Kate Smyth 17-1-2016
I really enjoyed my time with David and our group of 8. I was expecting to do a bit more walking than we did but it was still a very nice way to spend some time in the city. 5/5 by Pamela Meddings 16-1-2016
A fantastic tour and David was a great guide. We unfortunately were unable to go to one of the venues so missed out on the cocktails but got to sample extra treats at another place instead. 4/5 by Lucy Dahl 10-1-2016
Great social way to spend a morning. We will be doing more foodi tours. 4/5 by Peter Rasmussen 14-12-2015
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