1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam

Amsterdam: 4-Hour Food and Canal Tour

Product ID: 250967
Share a taste of local life and cuisine on this 4-hour food tour, which includes a canal boat ride. Indulge in mouthwatering delicious Dutch staples and modern twists. Eat herring “the Amsterdam way” - not to be confused with the "Rotterdam way."
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Starting time 10:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Experience Amsterdam in a converted canal house and witness Dutch hospitality at its finest
  • Taste Amsterdam’s best meat - especially its sausages - from a century-old family-run butchery
  • Try some typical Dutch delicacies, like gouda cheese and bitterballen, washed down with cider and beer
  • Enjoy some delicious Dutch wine and snacks on board your private boat ride
Full description
Step away from the guidebooks to some favorite local haunts. This 4-hour Amsterdam Food and Canals Tour contains a guided walk through the unique cultural and historical sights of Amsterdam, along with a one-hour, private boat trip through Amsterdam’s world heritage canals.

Enjoy a substantial meal in the form of a dozen delicious Dutch tastings from plenty of authentic foodie stops along the way.

Go behind the scenes and meet the families keeping Dutch food traditions alive. Explore architecture and little-known historical sites along the way, satisfying the most curious of visitors. Your guides love to tell you their own Amsterdam stories, enhancing your experience while you eat, drink, walk - and boat! - along the canals with friends. Dig into Amsterdam together and explore this historic city in all its glory.
  • 17 samples at 7 different tasting locations (including Homemade poffertjes, Dutch herring, kibbeling, fresh oysters, bitterkoekjes tableau, bitterbals, ossenworst, leverworst and grilworst, Young en old cheese
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Amsterdam food lover’s guide
  • Small intimate groups (maximum 12 people)
  • Drinks including coffee or tea, beer, wine tasting, and water Local English speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities for guides
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Extra drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

We will be meeting in front of Café De Spiegel, Lijnbaansgracht 277, Amsterdam. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time in order to ensure prompt departure. The guide will start the tour on time for the guests who have arrived, so in case you are late, please find the group inside the café.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Email to advise of any dietary requirements such as vegetarian and gluten-free diets
• This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
• Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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Eating Europe Food Tours

Product ID: 250967