A day out on the town would not be complete without chocolate.
Time: Weekly, Saturday 10am
Duration: 2.5 hours
Meeting Point: Royal Arcade, Bourke Street
What better way to indulge yourself than with a tour around to Melbourne's best chocolatiers, sampling delicious treats.
If you are a chocoholic and looking for new places to try, or simply nursing an insatiable sweet tooth, this is the tour for you.
This tour is a chance to discover some of Melbourne’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 as you go and learn the elements of a proper chocolate tasting. You’ll also learn about 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 eight 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 really good. My friend and I really enjoyed all the delicious chocolate and Christina was an enthusiastic guide. 4/5 by Ilze Donderwinkel 22-5-2016
Great to be informed and shown around various parts of the CBD , seeing smaller chocolate shops and understanding the process of chocolate and tasting different sometimes unusual but delicious samples 5/5 by Sue-Anne Kaplan 16-5-2016
It was great! All the locations where great and Cristina was a fab your guide! 5/5 by Bianca Feltham 8-5-2016
4/5 by Sharon fletcher 7-5-2016
The tour guide was great mad energetic 5/5 by john siderakis 7-5-2016
Was very well done. Lots of fun and very informative. I loved the variety 5/5 by Kate 30-4-2016
Enjoyable morning and informative guide, Christina. We enjoyed hearing a bit about the arcades history as we walked. 5/5 by Karen Norden 24-4-2016
great and informative 5/5 by Monica Stent 23-4-2016
The guide was very informative and friendly. 4/5 by Megan 17-4-2016
We had a great time. Going to the Spice shop was a nice difference. 4/5 by Mila Herdman 17-4-2016
christina was amazing, the venues were fantastic. They were all very welcoming and informative. Added a few places to the must see if Melbourne list. 5/5 by Karen 17-4-2016
Really enjoyed the tour and discovered some great shops in Melbourne's CBD. Keen to try other tours. 5/5 by Allan Seddon 17-4-2016
Very enjoyable! The tour guide was very friendly and informative. The was a good amount of samples as well. 5/5 by Natalie Hart 17-4-2016
What a lovely way to spend a Saturday morning: walking, talking and eating chocolate! The venues were lovely and very welcoming. The group of strangers who walked together were friendly and easy to get on with. The host Cristina was awesome. She was bright and friendly and made the tour enjoyable with her little snippets of information and welcoming smile. 5/5 by rosa pane 11-4-2016
This was a fantastic event! Good guide who was very personable and good range of tastings. 5/5 by Nicolina Sasha Lademann 3-4-2016
I really enjoyed the chocolate tour. Christina was lovely and explained everything in details, very sweet girl with a nice manners. 5/5 by Jasna 29-2-2016
My partner and I found this to be an excellent tour. Not only did we learn a lot about chocolate and the process of making it (as well as eat delicious varieties of chocolate and other chocolate products), but we also learned a fair amount about Melbourne. We would highly recommend this event to anyone who can fit it into their schedule. 5/5 by Josh Robinson 24-2-2016
i thought the event was enjoyable
Epsy was a good hostess and beautful personality 5/5 by christine 21-2-2016
Our guide was brilliant and had a great wealth of knowledge about the history of the places we were taken. 5/5 by Sherryl Gaston 15-2-2016
I thought it was great! Lots of variety as it wasn't just chocolate shops that we visited. I also liked that we went to the smaller more intimate chocolate shops that you wouldn't otherwise know were there. Rather than just going to the standard Lindt, Haigh's etc. 5/5 by Alysha Trounce 15-2-2016
Christina was very knowledgable and presented her information in a very fun way to keep her guests entertained. She was excellent and keeping on time to ensure we met our schedule and was an absolute pleasure to spend the morning with. 5/5 by Jane Jolly 13-2-2016
Very interesting good to see small chocolate places. 4/5 by John Harvie 10-2-2016
Great event. Vicky was an amazing host who bought lots of knowedge to our experience :) 5/5 by Kirsty Roberts 27-1-2016
Enjoyed it thoroughly, lovely chocolate & informative approachable tour guide. 5/5 by Kimberlee 24-1-2016
We had a great time! Vicki was very friendly and informative. The venues were ready when we got there, which showed that it was well organised and scheduled. 5/5 by Meg Polacsek 16-1-2016
A fantastic way to spend a morning & see parts of Melbourne we wouldn't have otherwise seen during our week long stay. Vicky was a knowledgeable & thoughtful guide & each establishment had something unique. Thank you Foodi - in the future we will be looking for other tours that you offer! 5/5 by Merydyth Raue 10-1-2016
It was a really good way to spend a few hours! 5/5 by Hannah Pavlovic 10-1-2016
Great, really enjoyed the tour, learnt a lot and Victoria was an excellent and knowledgable host 5/5 by Daniel Bykersma 9-1-2016
Even though it was a very very hot day . I enjoyed the whole experience 5/5 by Thea and Jim 20-12-2015
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