Meeting Point: Camperdown Memorial Park, Newtown
Duration: 3 hours
Newtown plays host to a huge mix of award-winning food stops with so much variety, it’s impossible to pick out the cream of the crop. We’ve tried and tested, and brought together the best venues out there to give you the ultimate Newtown Foodi experience.
Filled with great pubs, restaurants, and cafes, this tour will lead you through thriving King Street, visiting several establishments, and tasting sweet and savoury samples along the way.
Hear from each of the venue’s passionate owners about how their establishment came to be, including a discussion on the cronut revolution, and a taste of the most photographed cake in Australia!
This safari also takes you through Camperdown Memorial Park where your host will speak about the history of Newtown regarding its settlement, timeline for development, and current funky persona.
While there’s never a dull moment in Newtown, you will also have the opportunity to pass the colourful Newtown markets, as well as other iconic landmarks.
There will be some walking involved so please wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella if the weather calls for it. This tour caters for vegetarians.
To book a private tour for 8 or more people click here.
Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Terms and Conditions: 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.
Foodi require a minimum of 4 people for the tour to successfully proceed.
An interesting tour, David was informative & very pleasant. 4/5 by Pauline Eather 17-6-2017
we both had a wonderful time great food and lovely people.the narrator was informative and spoke to every one 5/5 by Vivien Thompson 5-6-2017
Tour guide was knowledgeable and easy to talk to. Could see that he was very interested in history and food. 5/5 by Hui Mian Lee 22-5-2017
Very good. Guide very knowledgeable. 4/5 by Alison Campbell 21-5-2017
The tour was really interesting - particularly the history of the Newtown area and some of the places that we stopped at along the way. All of the food stops were good. There was quite a variation in styles along the way. The pub at the end was a good place to finish (particularly if you like to have a beer). 4/5 by Peter Quiggin 20-5-2017
I throughly enjoyed it. 4/5 by Stephanie Kerr 14-5-2017
Friendly & knowledgeable tour guide. He coped very well with a last minute venue change. Good food & some great window shopping. 4/5 by Karyn Johnson 9-5-2017
It was fun. A good easy day out. 4/5 by Stephanie Kerr 7-5-2017
Great fun, really enjoyed the tour. Nice small group, very good guide 5/5 by Vivienne Bailey 7-5-2017
I had a wonderful time.... thank you !
The tour guide was excellent, really well informed , interesting and entertaining. The food was yummy ! Lots of new experiences . 5/5 by Jacqueline Duncan 14-4-2017
I enjoyed all the food places that we went to, it suited my tastes well, and had a pretty good cross section of foods for the amount of time. We also cover a nice amount of Newtown cafe district.
I really enjoy the history talks that go along with the relaxed walking. Great for people wanting to find some good places without having to sample everywhere themselves. :-) 4/5 by Craig rees 9-4-2017
Owen was a great guide, full of enthusiasm and knowledge. My favourite two dining options were Brewtown and the Union Hotel. 4/5 by Swarnie Condon 26-3-2017
We enjoyed our day a good mix of history and food. 5/5 by Carol Phillips 26-3-2017
It was fun and a good experience. I would recommend it and we had a great day. 4/5 by Doriette 17-3-2017
We enjoyed our day but felt that the food was not as good or as plentiful as our Surry Hill safari. We do d love learning about the history of the area. 4/5 by Deborah Goodman 12-3-2017
Really enjoyed the food safari - Owen was a great host and definitely made the walk/talk/eat relaxing and fun. The number in the group was good too, as you had the opportunity at different locations to meet and talk to different people. Would definitely recommend the tour and look to doing more in the future. 4/5 by Kathy Wallace 9-1-2017
Owen did a superb job; he is both personable and knowledgeable and is key to the success of this tour. We appreciated learning about the history of Newtown and its culinary institutions. He also improvised on the fly while we were waiting on a restaurant to open and squeezed in a visit to a wholefoods grocer.
The event got off to a great start (especially with foodie-focussed highlights like the cronut, xiaolongbao and watermelon cake) but the final (pub) venue was a bit of a let down rather than the climax we hoped for. The curly fries and mac&cheese balls were good, just not substantial enough. Expected something along the lines of pulled pork sliders. C'mon guys, finish with a bang! 3/5 by Mercedes 9-1-2017
Tania was an excellent guide. Very knowledgable about history of Newtown and food industry in general. 5/5 by Jennifer Abbott 3-12-2016
It was excellent, enjoyed the whole tour as did my husband and 2 daughters. David was excellent as a tour guide. Loved the Patissi;s and the Black Star Pastry, The Dumplings, to end at The Union Hotel was very good, nice to really relax then. 5/5 by Christine Perry 22-11-2016
Enjoyed the interesting overview/history of the area. 4/5 by Helen Burdette 22-11-2016
Enjoyable and interesting. 4/5 by Marika Whitfield 20-11-2016
We were guided by Owen, who had all the inside info of Newtown, and the interesting food stops, thanks 5/5 by Christine Altmeier 5-11-2016
Would be good if we could sit down more and enjoy the venues, tour guide Narelle very good ! 5/5 by Frances Zhang 23-10-2016
A fun way to discover some interesting eating places in Newtown. Scott was a great guide. 4/5 by Jane Barnard 25-9-2016
Very well run and to time. Informative about the food and was very concerned to ensure that food likes were taken into account especially vegan and vegetarian. 4/5 by Michael Davis 24-9-2016
This tour was fantastic. Owen was very knowledgeable on the area. The places he took us were excellent. We had a great day! Bonus points for Owen - he travelled with us to our next destination as we were unsure how to get there. He went above and beyond, thank you so much Owen. 5/5 by Cheryl 13-9-2016
It was an enjoyable way to explore one of the more interesting suburbs in NSW. Food-wise, there was a good mix of sweet and savoury offerings. Owen was an engaging host. 4/5 by Alan Coligado 12-9-2016
Owen was a great Guide, polite, helpful and always patient. A wonderful assortment of venues to stop at and taste from, with a helpful and interesting commentary.
We all had a wonderful day. 5/5 by Shauna Michelsen 29-8-2016
The food tour was fun, and the guide, Owen, extremely personable and knowledgeable about the area. Stops were well-chosen and the food was great. Definitely recommended! 5/5 by Vanessa 27-8-2016
Owen took us on a well presented fun outing. Owen enlightened us with his knowledge of the area and little anecdotes. Foodie selected great choices to try and the spots were amongst the vibrant happening parts of Newtown. Great day out really enjoyed ourselves. Too many highlights to list ie: sitting in a park eating pazittzi, walking as a group through the throng of Newtown going into places like the nut place I would not normally go to best highlight NO MACCERS :) and the last stop the Pub :) great day thanks Owen and foodie 5/5 by Pania 27-8-2016
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