Thinking of exploring Brussels’ famous foodie scene? We’ve created a list of some of the city’s best food and chocolate-based tours to help you on your way.
Taking into account value for money, convenience and customer reviews, TravelMag presents our top five Brussels food and chocolate tours, each offering a mouth-watering experience for those keen to sample the city’s rich culinary heritage.
FROM €70.56 PER PERSON
This 3-hour walking tour of the city allows you to indulge in Brussel’s culinary delights while enjoying world class sightseeing. Your guide will take you past Brussels’ main landmarks including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Grand Place, the Royal Galleries and the Manneken Pis statue. Along the way you’ll stop at local restaurants, cafés, shops and taverns to savour Belgian specialties including mussels, frites, waffles, chocolate and beer.
FROM €70.56 PER PERSON
Follow the trail of Brussels’ finest chocolate shops during this four-hour guided walking tour.
Your local guide will take you through the city centre, narrating the history of its most notable landmarks as well as explaining the background behind Brussels’ famous association with chocolate. You’ll also get the chance to enjoy free samples and tastings, as well as participating in a workshop on how to make Belgian chocolates.
FROM €80.60 PER PERSON
Discover the famous gourmet city of Brussels by night on this three-hour, small-group, foodie walking tour. You’ll get to dine in one of the city’s best restaurants, sample Belgian specialties and learn about Brussels’ history and culinary traditions, including how Belgian classics are made and how to prepare your own dishes at home. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 20 people, ensuring you’ll receive upmost attention from your knowledgeable guide.
FROM €126 PER PERSON
Fine food and wine go together like a horse and carriage, but on this tour you’ll be firmly on foot. The 4-hour exploration of Brussels’ culinary heritage offers an educational experience as well as the chance to enjoy decadent Belgian fare in a top restaurant. You’ll also taste a variety of French wines while learning wine-tasting and food-pairing techniques from a knowledgeable sommelier.
FROM €90.70 PER PERSON
A perfect introduction to Belgium’s vast collection of native beers, this entertaining tour ventures beyond the tourist-filled pubs of Brussels, taking you into some of the city’s lesser known taverns for beer tasting sessions in the company of an expert with over two decades experience in the drinks industry. Next you’ll visit a well-regarded restaurant to enjoy Belgian specialities along with beer pairings, ensuring you depart your tour with a full stomach and in fine spirits.