Getting To Know Athens With Friends
Join us at a traditional hidden taverna with a beautiful garden and sample a full meal of excellent Greek food whilst enjoying a local wine.
We will visit the ancient area of Plaka and eat traditional, fresh food with ouzo and barrel wine at three places including a hidden taverna with pretty garden!
Discover Athens as we eat along the way and enjoy many traditional foods that you will not even have heard of before the tour along with some more familiar ones like a delicous gyros!
Sit with Athenians and hear the stories of living in this magnificent city.
Learn how Greeks live, work and socialise in Athens with people who have lived here all their lives.
Find out more about Athens and the history of the food we eat.
Meet our friends at the taverna we take you to and listen to the traditional live music we enjoy so much.
We are offering you the unique opportunity to hang out with Athenians whilst eating the food we love to eat and sample our locally made drinks.
This is an informal and very relaxed night where you will end the evening with new friends.
We will offer you :-
A full, traditional meal with several meze dishes including meat, salad or fully vegetarian dependant on your requirements
Wine at the taverna or ouzo
Fresh traditional boiled coffee
Souvlaki with gyros
What to bring
Bring your appetitite and a wish to have fun!
Child 5 – 14 40.00€
Child under 5 – Free
For group bookings 10+ paying guests 10% discount on total cost.
Please contact us to get your discount code!
Book now to experience the authentic flavours of Athens in a scintillating food tour that will immerse your taste buds in a feast to remember!
Visit the areas that Greek people go to buy their food every week and meet Athenians who know and love this amazing city of Athens.
Experience 8 separate food tastings and learn about the history of Greek food.
Included in the tour
- All food
- Ouzo and wine with the meal
- An experienced leader will accompany you throughout the evening who has in depth local knowledge.
Not included in the tour
- Pick up/drop off from hotel
- Additional drinks over and above those included as part of the food tastings.
- Max10/12/2019 - Airbnb
Rachel and Maik were absolutely wonderful guides! They are so welcoming and eager to share their passion for and knowledge of Athens. We ate delicious food at carefully selected spots - we ended up going back to each of the... read moreElizabeth10/30/2019 - Airbnb
We have done food tours in many places over the years and this one was really one of the best. We learned about the culture, ate delicious food, and got a terrific overview of Athens. Rachel was friendly,... read moreEmmalyn12/29/2019 - Airbnb
Rachel was a great tour guide. I actually did two tours with her because one was on Sunday when the market is usually closed. We tried many delicious local foods, and I felt like I learned a lot... read more
- Jennifer9/23/2019 - Airbnb
One of the best things I did in Athens! I learned so much about the culture and history of Greece and ate amazing food the entire way - great local spots, away from tourists! Rachel was very kind and friendly... read moreNicolette11/16/2019 - Airbnb
If you are interested in eating a lot of delicious greek food while learning about the city, Greek culture, and sharing stories with others, book this tour now! We absolutely loved our time on this food tour. Rachel... read moreCaitlin8/26/2019 - Airbnb
The food tour is amazing and tasty, and Rachel is a wonderful host and guide. She told us stories and explained history and culture, and really was a fantastic person to meet and spend time with. We had an amazing... read more
- Ernest & Tal9/24/2019 - Airbnb
I had a wonderful tour with Michalis. He was friendly, insightful and easy going. I especially liked his interaction with the local vendors. The stops we made were just perfect. The food was delicious and folks were friendly. At the... read moreParvin12/28/2019 - Airbnb
We had a great experience and learnt the food and culture of Greece. It was a friendly flow of conversation giving insight of local foods. We could have never done this on our own. I highly recommend... read moreAmanda1/11/2020 - Airbnb
First of all, if you’re looking for a food tour of Athens, look no further. Seriously, I mean it.
This was 3.5 hours of pure enjoyment. From the delicious food to the streets, alleys, restaurants, and genuinely kind people we... read moreDustin12/30/2019 - Airbnb
We had Mike to start the tour. Weather was pretty bad but he did a great job of not only providing the tour and info, along with stories and history, but also kept in mind the state of our group.... read more
- Suzanne10/25/2019 - Airbnb
The morning tour with Michalis was wonderful. He spend much time with us moving at a nice pace. He showed us many local places where to purchase traditional fresh food. We tasted many delicacies and also were given recommendations of... read moreTravis9/04/2019 - Airbnb
This was our favorite part of our short stay in Athens. I highly recommend this tour to anyone thinking of considering an experience like this!
Michalis and Sam were very knowledgeable about Athens, Greek culture and Greek food and it... read moreJulie11/29/2019 - Airbnb
I absolutely fell in love with Athens during this tour. After a very busy week it was wonderful to leisurely stroll through the streets of Athens. Rachel’s energy about what she was showing us was simply endearing and contagious. She... read more
- Mostafa1/04/2020 - Airbnb
The Food around Athens experience was really awesome. Communication was very clear and prompt, and I was easily able to find the meeting spot.
We went with Michalis, and he made it very welcoming, giving background stories and personal anecdotes... read moreBrian8/21/2019 - Airbnb
I know often the groups can be larger, but we were just one couple having Rachel all to ourselves, so for us it was a particularly wonderful and very personal experience. Rachel is very knowledgeable about the whole Athens market... read more
- Abhishek9/08/2019 - Airbnb
Best experience in Athens!! This tour is exactly the kind of local experience we were looking for. Often, airbnb experiences are actually a company that has several tour guides and you never know which one you're going to get. Not... read moreRandi9/26/2019 - Airbnb
Really cool experience. We like to do food tours on all our trips and this one was definitely a favorite! Michalis is a wealth of knowledge on Athens culture and all you have to do is mention one thing or... read more
- Meghan9/14/2019 - Airbnb
This tour was our favorite part of Athens! Rachel and Michalis were so welcoming and knowledgeable. They went out of their way to make recommendations for us even before the tour started. The food on the tour was AMAZING... read moreAlex9/26/2019 - Airbnb
We loved the tour! Unlike some other AirBnB Experiences we have done in other cities, the hosts of this experience are the same people giving the tour. They don’t outsource guides, which means you are getting a really authentic and... read moreMelissa10/26/2019 - Airbnb
I had such a great time on my tour with Rachel! She and her husband have such interesting insight into Athens, its history, and its food culture. We tried all kinds of food, including the best gyro I've ever had.... read more
- Junwen10/23/2019 - Airbnb
This experience is really nice and worthy. Rachel is considerate, knowledgeable, kind etc. I have experienced local Greek life including fish/meat market, spice shop, sand made coffee. I have tasted many wonderful and interesting food which I won’t have... read moreSharon10/03/2019 - Airbnb
Just completed this experience with Michelis last week .... dont think about about. JUST DO IT ! you will not regret it. The food portion size and quality was amazing. Michalis is very knowable and friendly (everyone knows him). The... read more
- Charles10/01/2019 - Airbnb
PERFECT way to get to know the culture and food. It was our first visit to Greece and this was the first thing planned on the first day. I would not have done it any different. You... read moreAlexander9/21/2019 - Airbnb
If you want to see what living in Athens like a local is like, then definitely meet up with Rachel and Michalis! Our group was a good size -- small enough to not be blatantly "bus people", and the tour... read moreRichard11/29/2019 - Airbnb
A great tour with an enthusiastic guide to a never ending series of delicious meals.
This had everything you could want from a food tour. You felt that the hosts had picked the best places to go around the center of... read more
- Rosalie10/04/2019 - Airbnb
Thank you Rachel for our tour of Ancient Athens. We had a wonderful time learning all about Ancient Athens architecture, history and customs and of course the foods were amazing ...we were so fantastically full of authentic Greek food... read moreAxel12/27/2019 - Airbnb
Great food tour in Athens. Really loved getting to know a local Athenian who showed us how Greeks shop and dine. Would never have experienced some of the unique foods and local customs without the tour. To top it off,... read moreCaitlin10/02/2019 - Airbnb
Such a memorable afternoon for my stomach and heart! These guys truly know all the hidden gems and have such unique storytelling to pair with it. I am traveling solo and felt like just a group of friends hanging out.... read more