Food Tours in Paris

We offer several Food Tours in Paris, each focusing on a different area of Paris and with specific foods related to those.

For example, the Latin Quarter Food Tour finishes with a pic-nic type lunch at Le Foodist. Les Halles Food Tour is the opportunity to learn about the best Cookware shops and eat snails and onion soup. And our Montmartre Tour is more focused on pastry and baking.

And while each of our Food Tours in Paris is specific, in all of them we share the history and cultural elements of each of the food you taste, so you can better ‘Discover Culture through Food’. 

Last but not least, your guide will either be a French Chef or a very experienced French Food Writer – and they all love to share their passion. So choose your tour and we are confident you will learn a lot about French Culture.

We offer several Food Tours in Paris, each focusing on a different area of Paris and with specific foods related to those.

For example, the Latin Quarter Food Tour finishes with a pic-nic type lunch at Le Foodist. Les Halles Food Tour is the opportunity to learn about the best Cookware shops and eat snails and onion soup. And our Montmartre Tour is more focused on pastry and baking.

And while each of our Food Tours in Paris is specific, in all of them we share the history and cultural elements of each of the food you taste, so you can better ‘Discover Culture through Food’. 

Last but not least, your guide will either be a French Chef or a very experienced French Food Writer – and they all love to share their passion. So choose your tour and we are confident you will learn a lot about French Culture.

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€109 per person
12:30 am to 3:30 pm
Thursday

Great Cook Shops
Onion Soup
& Snails Tastings
Best Cheese
Unique Stories
Wine Included

€109 per person
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Thursday

Great Cook Shops
Onion Soup
& Snails Tastings
Best Cheese
Unique Stories
Wine Included

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€99 per person
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Wednesday and Friday

Coffee & Croissants
Market Visit
Great Food Stores
Seafood Tasting
Lunch at Le Foodist
Wine Included

€99 per person
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Wednesday and Friday

Coffee & Croissants
Market Visit
Great Food Stores
Seafood Tasting
Lunch at Le Foodist
Wine Included

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€89 per person
3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Wednesday and Friday

Top Macarons & Chocolates
Unique Pastries
Best Breads
Cobbled Streets
Montmartre History
Taste with Tea / Coffee

€89 per person
3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Wednesday and Friday

Top Macarons & Chocolates
Unique Pastries
Best Breads
Cobbled Streets
Montmartre History
Taste with Tea / Coffee

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More about our Food Tours

What are our Paris Food Tours like?

  • In English
  • Lead by local Food Experts
  • Small groups tours with maximum 6 pax
  • Focus on the best French products
  • From the best Artisan Producers
  • Fun and instructive
  • Always in neighbourhoods rich in history

A bit more about Paris Food Tours

Many visitors come to Paris to enjoy tours of all the famous sights. These might include the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and cathedral of Notre Dame. Art lovers meanwhile might enjoy tours including the wonderful treasures of the Louvre, modern art collections at the Pompidou centre and Impressionist works at the Musée de l'Orangerie. For the gourmet, however a Food Tour in Paris will get you closer to the real soul of Paris than any other. Paris is of course synonymous with food and attracts food lovers from all over the world to sample its many delights. Paris food tours then might include some of the most famous Michelin starred restaurants on their itineraries.

The best elements of our Paris Food Tours

Paris certainly has more than its fair share of both very affordable and haute cuisine dining.  But you do not need to go to a multi-starred Michelin restaurant to impress your friends when you go back.  You just need to learn about French food in a unique way, with great stories to boot.  And a good knowledge of Paris restaurants must include some simple neighbourhood bistros, so your guide might point you to those as well - where the locals will enjoy some robust but flavourful French classics in an informal setting. But most importantly you will discover some the best local artisants, while getting a much deeper understanding of how each category of products (bread, pastry, charcuterie, cheeses, etc...) have their own sub-divisions, based on taste, history and seasons in particular.  And you will of course get to taste all of these with explanations.

Visiting food markets or tasting pastries and chocolate during a Food Tour in Paris

The main Paris food market used to be in the center of Paris at Les Halles  and we tell you more about this in our Paris Les Halles Food tour.  But the big market moved out to Rungis, about 6 miles south of Paris long ago. Other markets are still within the city centre though and a visit to a good market will be a most enjoyable part of our Paris Latin Quarter Food Tour. Here you will find some of the great French produce which forms the basis of all good French cooking. The next stop on Paris food tours could be a visit to some specialist French food shops. These could include some famous patisseries, boulangeries, chocolatiers and fromageries.

But if your main interest in pastry and chocolates, then you should do our Paris Montmartre Food Tour  as this is our Chocolate and Pastry Food tour in Paris!

What about combining cooking with a Food Tour in Paris?

Some visitors like to find professional level cooking equipment to take home to their own kitchen and a visit to a good cook shop is a welcome stage on any Parisian food odyssey. Another idea is to join us at Le Foodist for a unique cooking class. Here we learn some of the basic skills of French cooking as we prepare a three course meal to enjoy with matching wines. We also learn how to make the best choices in the food market and our discussions around the table on the place of food in French culture makes for a memorable experience.

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Discover French Culture through Other Food Experiences

Discovering culture through food is what we want to do when we travel. So we have developed all our experiences with that simple idea in mind: ensure that you learn both about the topic at hand, but also about French culture in the process. So in our food tours, we will talk about the history of various aspects of French food, in our cooking class in Paris about how certain dishes became so important in our culture. During our wine tastings, we will explore the regional differences in French culture. And, a regional residential holiday is an opportunity to deep dive French food culture to its core and foundation: the regional gastronomies, and the concept of terroir. Follow the links to explore further.

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Latin Quarter Food Tour

During our Latin Quarter Food Tour, we will start with breads and croissants and explore variations on that them with tea and coffee.  Then it will be time to discover Rue Mouffetard, home to a market made famous by Hemingway, some delicious pastries and cheese.  And more, from fresh vegetable to sea food and pâté.  It will all finish with lunch and wine and great stories.  It is a great way to discover Parisian culture and some of the most interesting parts of the Latin Quarter.

Review of Latin Quarter Food Tour

5.0 5stars

Reviewed by:  Rachel81 on Tripadvisor in October 29, 2019


I recently went on the Latin Quarter Food Tour with Le Foodist and totally recommend it! It was a really enjoyable experience where we learnt many historical points of interest in Paris while tasting and picking up loads of lovely food (cheese, pastries, charcuterie and more) on the way. Our guide Emily was very knowledgable, friendly and a great host. The tour finished back at Le Foodist where we ate what we had collected on the way along with great conversation and wine.

Les Halles Food Tour

Our Les Halles Food tours is located in one of the most important food areas of Paris - historically and to this day.  Because all food came here first and foremost, some of the best cookware shops are still in the neighbourhood.  But also some restaurants serving specialties from Onion Soup to Escargots.  And Rue Montorgeuil has a few other jewels we will go through as we stroll our way through this hisorical neighbourhood all the way to a street which examplifies a new form of the ever present local movement in Paris.

Review of a Food Tour

5.0 5stars

Reviewed by: Mary C. on Tripadvisor in November 2019

Our tour was definitely above expectations. Our tour guide, Emily, was excellent. She is fluent in all things "food" and her local knowledge was incomparable. She geared the tour around our interests and the lunch was superb. We cannot make a higher recommendation.

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