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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 37 Reviews

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  • Location:Bangkok, Thailand
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Bangkok Food Tour

Take a stroll through the Bang Rak district as you’re introduced to Thai dishes and drinks at food stalls, local eateries, a wet market and more. Taste authentic flavors and savory bites — up to fifteen distinct tastings — all handpicked by a knowledgeable guide. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 10 food lovers for a small-group experience on this 3.5-hour Bangkok food tour. Select a morning or evening tour.

Highlights

  • Tour the Bang Rak district on foot with an expert local guide
  • Enjoy 15 tastings at local shops, eateries, food stalls and markets
  • Savor regional flavors, including Thai fruits, spicy curry, royal cuisine, authentic desserts and herbal drinks
  • Meet the owners and learn about local life
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 ensures a more personalized experience in the company of fellow food lovers

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What You Can Expect

Bangkok Food Tour

Bangkok Food Tour

This Bangkok food tour stops at approximately eight venues including 15 food and drink tastings. At your selected departure time, meet your guide and small group at Saphan Taksin BTS station and set out for the back streets of the Bang Rak district, known for its diverse offerings of local Thai food. Along the way you’ll gain intimate knowledge of the neighborhood’s history, culture and cuisine from your experienced guide.

Taste curry puffs at a street food vendor; sip Thai iced tea or coffee at the Bang Rak Bazaar; bite into a sampling of tropical fruits at Bangkok’s second-oldest wet market; and try Chinese herbal drinks at a local Chinese grocery, located in a traditional shophouse.

You’ll visit a family-run eatery to share plates of fried and roasted chicken noodles topped with egg. Then walk to a traditional Thai sweet shop for a tempting dessert platter. Be sure to save some room for som tam (green papaya salad) at an establishment popular with locals, and don’t be shy about tasting larb (minced meat salad) — a northern Thai staple.

Savor the regional flavors of Thai curry at your last stop, a traditional royal Thai restaurant run by descendants of the royal family, before your tour ends at a nearby BTS station.

Please note: Participating venues and menu items may be substituted on any given day.

Customer Reviews

Bryce C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

The food was very good. As expected, I loved some items and others... not so much, but I knew what I was getting myself in to. The tour guide was extremely professional and knowledgeable about the City and Country. All in all it was a wonderful afternoon focused around amazing food and an exceptional culture. This is a MUST DO!

Steven B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Wow! what a tour and experience. We met our guide Wallop Kittiwititkun otherwise known by Joker what a nice guy he is and took us to place you would not dare to venture on you own! We were very lucky on this trip as there was only my wife, a young travelling girl from California and myself. Our 1st taste was a roadside stall that done pancakes, then to a food hall where we sampled a 3 month old egg! not as bad as you would think, with some morning glory and then onto a fruit and veg market followed by several other real Thai shops and eateries to learn and eat how the locals do! Then to finish off at the other end of the scale at a high glass restaurant. You don't need anything to eat before you go! As you will be totally stuffed by the time you have finished.
If you have an open mind and like culture this is a must trip. We were both okay after eating everything that was put to us to try even the 3 month old egg! Even my wife and she can be a fussy eater at times! We also done the Chinatown food tour. Wear good comfortable footwear as you do walk a fair bit.
Steve aged 54.

Arzu D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was one of the best tours I booked through this site. I got to taste delicious food, all the while learning many different things about food districts, ingredients, different aspects of Bangkok and Thailand. Our guide Joker was determined to make this a great experience, and he succeeded! I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Bangkok, and make sure start the tour with an empty stomach!

Ste Smith United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Fantastic experience.. Really varied food, most of which was excellent.. Lucy was great fun.. Highly recommended..

Luka L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Very nice way to spend half a day!

Gina M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Alot of fun. Loved our two tour guides. My favorite part was the Thai iced tea. Delicious! Wish I could get that everyday back home. Worth doing for sure.

Mark T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Very much enjoyed our tour. Our guide was friendly and knowledgable and we sampled a wide range of foods. Would highly recommend.

REGINA B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great tour, great guides, incredible food....well worth it. I can only highly suggest you go!

Amanda W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

From off the beaten path places you would never find on your own to a very nice Thai royal restaurant, this food tour offers a complete range of all of the delicious food that Bangkok has to offer. Our guide Tee was sweet and enthusiastic. We are big foodies and get around Bangkok very well on our own but still got a lot out of this tour. We highly recommend it. You will not be disappointed!!

Siew ling T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Thanks for the food introduction, we enjoyed very much and wound recommend this tour to friends. I like the basil minced meat dishes and have bought the paste and basil to cook when back home. Thank you again

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