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  1. Germany
  2. Hessen
  3. Frankfurt
  4. New Old Town Frankfurt

Frankfurt: Food Hopping Tour of Soul Food and Cult Drinks

Product ID: 206619
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Explore the culinary side of Frankfurt. Follow your guide through the heart of Frankfurt on an entertaining discovery. Enjoy a proper multi-course-menu, served in the classical order, by visiting a new location for every course.
About this activity
Duration 270 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover hidden places
  • Meet local food and wine experts
  • Taste authentic cuisine
  • Listen to amusing anecdotes
  • Eat great food and have good fun
Full description
Follow your guide from the lively modern center of the bank towers, through the lovingly reconstructed old town, to the trendy district south of the river Main. Here, you will enjoy selected Frankfurt delicacies at traditional pubs, family-run shops, hip hotspots, and extraordinary places. This tour is like a multi-course meal and you will visit a new location and taste a different food or drink specialty with each course, accompanied by entertaining anecdotes about the Hessian Mainhattan. 

Kick off your tour in a historic location that dates back to an era when news did not yet travel in bits and bytes in real time. Taste a fashionable sparkling beverage à la Frankfurt in the picturesque inner courtyard. Follow your guide to Frankfurts historic trade epicenter and experience the unique taste of Frankfurts infamous dairy specialty, which is offered with a modern twist by a cheese sommelier. Head to a local institution. This cozy restaurant, nestled under the high-rise towers of the banks next to Frankfurt’s most elegant shopping street, takes you back to the 1960s. Here, the food tastes just like how mother used to make it. Join the devotees of good taste who come dressed in suits, work clothes, and designer dresses to delight in the finest Frankfurt soul food. 

Sample Goethe’s favorite meal in a traditional award-winning family establishment close to a hidden cloister yard. Discover the cradle of Frankfurt food culture and see the fish tank in the cellar. Immerse yourself into the lovingly reconstructed historical town center and hear amusing anecdotes about its inhabitants. Meet a modern alchemist in a former pharmacy, who dedicates his life to refining Frankfurt’s liquid gold. This is why the shop’s cabinets no longer contain medicines but fine handmade droplets of Apfelwein. Once you have tasted a single-apple variety of this Hessian cider, your impressions of the drink will change for good. Feast on a hearty main course at the quaint house of the first cider queen, followed by a sweet homemade dessert. Enjoy a Frankfurt specialty, which has been famous for 175 years. It will be lovingly crafted by fourth generation members of this family of master chefs. Your tour is circular and will conveniently conclude at the meeting point. 
Includes
  • 7 food tastings and 5 beverages
  • Local guide
  • 4.5-hour walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Additional food or drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the Traffiq information booth at the Hauptwache, 129 Zeil, 60313 Frankfurt.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult
• Children under 6 years old go free but no tastings or drinks are included
• Children between 7 and 17 years old will have their own tastings and non-alcoholic drinks
• Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking
• It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes because a moderate amount of walking is involved
• This tour operates in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately
• The maximum number of people for the tour is 12