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Small group – Athens Evening Food Tour & Dinner

Syntagma square
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Duration

4 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview


Perfect choice for travellers who:

  • Just arrived in Athens after a long trip, looking for an easy and delicious city walk.
  • Visited the Acropolis in the morning, and want to join our Athens food tour in the evening.

Ever wondered what to eat in Greece? Time to find out! Hop on our delicious food walk and spend 4 hours eating your way through Athens’ four foodie neighbourhoods. Our small group tour (less than 10ppl) visits 5 local establishments, offering 12 different tastings to take in as much Greek food culture as possible (come hungry!).

Kick off your foodie adventure at a local deli known for its top quality Greek products. Follow our expert olive oil sommelier into the world of premium Greek extra virgin olive oil. Learn all about the local olive varietals and the remarkable benefits of olive oil, which is the basis of  the world’s healthiest diet, the Mediterranean diet. 

Next on our way, Greeks’ favourite street food. You guessed it right… souvlaki! Chicken, pork or vegetarian souvlaki, nowadays the options are endless. Time to find out what’s the difference between gyro, souvlaki, doner and kebab, at a secret street food joint away from Athens’ mass-produced souvlaki vendors.

Stay around the Commercial Triangle area, often hidden in plain sight from tourists, to discover the story of the Greek traditional pizza. Peinirli is a tantalising boat-shaped dough with crunchy crust and melting cheese topping, baked right on spot by Athens’ friendliest staff. 

Moving on to Athens’ hippest district, St. Irene’s square. Watch how the locals unwind inside stylish bars and cafes, around the first cathedral of Athens, and admire the area’s elegant neoclassical buildings dating back to 19th century. 

Further down the road, we stroll the streets of bohemian Psyrri dazzled by its mesmerising lights and lively atmosphere. Your local food expert takes you to Athens’ hidden gem; a no-frills mom-and-pop restaurant to savour authentic, comfort Greek cuisine, served with local wine at a cosy environment. 

There’s always room for dessert! Time to satisfy our “separate stomach” with finger-licking good baklava and a special-flavoured ice cream, made from a local product found exclusively in Greece!

Enjoy the perks of a private tour in Athens and book it exclusively for you and your group. Contact us to make things happen=> info@greekality.com

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Find out what you always wanted to know about extra virgin olive oil.
  • Eat like a Greek! Savour authentic Greek cuisine like at a local’s home.
  • Taste Greek souvlaki or gyro in their homeland.
  • Appreciate the culture of a city dating back centuries.
  • Spice up your evening with a dessert “tour” of Greece’s finest.
  • Support local shops and buy Greek premium products.
  • Experience the unparalleled Greek hospitality.
  • Uncover the stunning face of Athens by night.
  • Discover more fun things to do in Athens recommended by locals.

Itinerary

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Discover Greek extra virgin olive oil and Greek products

Follow our expert olive oil sommelier into the world of premium Greek extra virgin olive oil. Learn all about our the benefits of olive oil, taste Greek olives and tapenades.

Taste souvlaki, our favourite street food

Chicken, pork or vegetarian, souvlaki is Greece's most beloved street food. Follow your food expert at a secret street food joint away from Athens’ mass-produced souvlaki vendors.

Learn the story of traditional Greek style pizza

Peinirli is a tantalising boat-shaped dough with crunchy crust and melting cheese topping, baked right on spot by Athens’ friendliest staff.

Watch the locals unwind in stylish bars and cafes

Move on to Athens’ hippest district, St. Irene’s square, to get a glimpse of Athens' vibrant nightlife.

Visit our hidden gem for comfort Greek cuisine

Stroll the streets of Psyrri to find your way to a no-frills mom-and-pop restaurant. Savour authentic, comfort Greek cuisine, served with local wine.

Time for dessert! Taste baklava with ice cream

Satisfy your appetite with finger-licking good baklava and a special-flavoured ice cream, made from a local product found exclusively in Greece!

Included/Excluded

  • Premium extra virgin olive oil
  • Greek olives
  • Greek tapenade with Florina pepper
  • Souvlaki or gyro with tzatziki sauce
  • Greek style pizza (peinirli)
  • Greek cuisine dishes
  • Wine
  • Baklava with mastiha ice cream
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks not mentioned

Tour Length

4 hours

Group Size

2-10

Tour Type

Evening
Small group

Tour's Location

Syntagma square

FAQs

How do you keep safe during COVID-19?
This is a small-group food tour to ensure social distancing and maximise safety. All participants are required to wear masks. Hand sanitizer is available for our guests.
How much food is served on the food tour?
In this food tour, food is more than enough, come hungry for ultimate satisfaction!
How many people can join this tour?
There are limited seats of 2 - 8ppl for this semi-private, small-group tour (usually 6 ppl attend). Make sure to book in advance. If your group is bigger, please contact info@greekality.com.
How long does the tour last?
This is a half-day 4 h. food tour.
Do you offer any discounts and special prices?
There are special rates for children. If you are a group of more than 5 people, please contact info@greekality.com.
I am travelling solo. Can I join this food tour?
You are more than welcome! Contact info@greekality.com to find your perfect match.
What happens if the tour does not take place?
Departure is guaranteed, even with rain. Please dress according to the weather. If there is a severe weather alert, we can reschedule your tour or cancel and give you full refund.
Can people with dietary restrictions and allergies join the food tour?
Dietary restrictions do not stop us from having fun! Contact info@greekality.com to customise your food tour. Vegetarians can enjoy every food spot of the tour.
Can I book this food tour privately?
Want to be just you and your party? Check out our private tour alternative. For big groups/corporate events contact info@greekality.com.
Does this food tour promote sustainability?
We put our best efforts to: a. reduce the use of plastic (please bring your own water flask). b. not leave any food waste.
We support exclusively local businesses.
Do I get a full refund if I cancel my booking?
Cancel up to 48 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. We do our best to be flexible with any change in your plans.
Is this food walk accessible to all people?
Please wear comfortable shoes. Our food walk passes by places that do not always allow easy access for wheelchairs, walkers or crutches. Please send us a message beforehand to advise about your particular situation.
Can you arrange a pick-up?
The meeting point for this tour is centrally located. If you think you’ll have trouble finding it, please ask us to give you instructions from your hotel or to arrange a transfer.
What happens if a date/time is already booked?
No worries. Contact info@greekality.com and we will find a way for you to join one of our food experiences.

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Tammy

10/09/2021

Make sure you’re hungry

This is a must. We do a lot of tours when we travel and this is one of the best we’ve ever been on. Fotis was our charming and knowledgeable tour guide and we just adored him. Great welcoming personality and took amazing care of us. We were stuffed when we were done. Loved that this not only involved food but the different neighborhoods that make up this amazing city. Learned a lot of history and met some great people. Make sure you do this!
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Robert A

06/09/2021

Wonderful introduction to Greek culture and food

Marina is a wonderful guide. She brought us to local establishments where we sampled Greek food and learned about Greek culture. I highly recommend this tour. If you go, come hungry and get ready to be informed by a delightful leader.
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Brittany Curry

31/08/2021

Delicious and Educational Taste of Athens

Marina curated an amazing tour and added so much depth to my knowledge of Greek food products and culture. The group was the perfect size and the experience was a great value for the price. Highly recommend taking this tour.
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Jens

31/08/2021

Great Food Tour in Athen

Me and my wife had a great food tour in Athen. We liked the tour and how Marina did it with us. We visited different parts of the city (i think we have been to 5 different districts) and we have eaten there really good food from greece. Thanks for the great tour! Ich und meine Frau hatten eine tolle Essenstour in Athen. Uns hat die Tour gefallen und wie Marina es mit uns gemacht hat. Wir haben verschiedene Teile der Stadt besucht (ich glaube, wir waren in 5 verschiedenen Bezirken) und haben dort wirklich gutes Essen aus Griechenland gegessen. Danke für die tolle Tour!
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Rena Scarletto

29/08/2021

Great Value and Experience

Marina’s tour was very informative and interesting. We ate so much food - many things I would not have ever thought to order, and many things that are typical to home style cooking. The tour lasted 4 hours and we ate until we were stuffed. Marina is very warm and engaging and makes everyone feel included. I highly recommend her.
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Laura

28/08/2021

Perfect Evening in Athens

Englisch: We had a beautiful evening food tour with Marina and Fourty. It was our first food tour on a vacation. The group consisted of another 8 people. Due to the different nationalities we have agreed to speak English. Everyone in the group was very nice. Marina and Fourty really went to great lengths to ensure that everyone feels comfortable, understands everything and that the Greek traditions are conveyed. The atmosphere in Athens in the evening is phenomenal. Not comparable to that on the day. That was really great. We felt really good. We were in various small shops and pubs, were able to try a lot of delicious traditional dishes and dishes and were super full in the end. Of course, the Corona rules were also observed. Despite this, the evening was really nice and gave our vacation a little something extra. We were so excited that we will certainly book a food tour more often on vacation. Thank you very much for this beautiful evening! Deutsch: Wir hatten eine wunderschöne Evening Foodtour mit Marina und Fourty. Es war unsere erste Foodtour in einem Urlaub. Die Gruppe bestand aus weiteren 8 Personen. Aufgrund der verschiedenen Nationalitäten haben wir uns darauf geeinigt englisch zu sprechen. Alle in der Gruppe waren sehr nett. Marina und Fourty haben sich wirklich sehr sehr viel Mühe gegeben, dass sich jeder wohl fühlt, alles versteht und die griechischen Traditionen übermittelt bekommt. Die Stimmung in Athen am Abend ist phänomenal. Nicht vergleichbar mit der am Tag. Das war wirklich klasse. Wir haben uns total wohl gefühlt. Wir waren in verschiedenen kleinen Läden und Lokalen, haben sehr viele leckere Traditionelle Gerichte und Speisen probieren dürfen und waren am Ende super satt. Auf die Corona Regeln wurde natürlich auch geachtet. Trotz dieser war der Abend aber total schön und hat unserem Urlaub ein gewisses Extra verpasst. Wir waren so begeistert, dass wir sicherlich noch öfter im Urlaub eine Foodtour buchen werden. Vielen vielen lieben Dank für diesen schönen Abend!
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Petra

24/08/2021

Amazing Bithday-Experience

Marina is a wonderful host. The food was great and the experience amazing. I loved the greek Birthday song that Marina sang for me :) Highly recommended!
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Camille D.

11/08/2021

Great food tour in Athens

We had a wonderful evening with Marina, discovering Greek food around Athens. Marina is a great guide and she knows a lot about the subject ! And the food was great ! Highly recommend this activity.
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Edwards

07/08/2021

Awesome tour

Marina was an awesome tour guide and showed us many parts of Athens we would not have found on our own. Great sample of traditional Greek food. Highly recommend this tour!!!
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Laure

06/08/2021

Wonderful evening

The food tour with Marina was really great, we were a small group of 5 and we tasted differents olive oils and a lot of greek specialties ! An amazing moment
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Kimberly

29/07/2021

AMAZING TOUR

Our tour guide was AMAZING! She was knowledgeable and personable. She gave us great tips on other places to try that weren’t on the tour. I definitely recommend doing this if your in Athens and want to see the best hidden gems!
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Pia Cho

06/07/2021
Marina, the tour guide, is everything a guide should be: kind, patient, and passionate about what she does. We not only tried street foods of Athens, but also had a full meal at a family run taverna. There were a total of five stops and by dessert, I could only manage two bites as I was so full. I would highly recommend the Athens Evening Food Tour- worth every penny! You not only experience amazing food, but you also get a guided walk through the streets of Athens!
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