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.
- Jen9/08/2019 - Airbnb
If this is your first trip to Athens and you’re looking for a food/walking tour adventure, this is definitely a fun experience! We did the tour on a Sunday so markets were closed but we sampled lots of local eats... read moreWynton11/15/2019 - Airbnb
The food tour with Michalis was nothing short of amazing! It was extremely informative. There was no way I would have found all of these restaurants and ventured out to try most of the local foods. Explored the surrounding areas... read moreBrad10/15/2019 - Airbnb
My wife and I really enjoyed our food tour with Rachel as this was more than just a food tour. Rachel was incredibly helpful in getting us acclimated to the surrounding neighborhoods and providing us with many useful suggestions... read more
- Melissa10/26/2019 - 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 moreRebecca2/14/2020 - Airbnb
This was the BEST food tour I have ever been on! Rachel and Mike gave us an immersive look into the Greek food culture- we explored markets, stores, and local restaurants. They were so welcoming, their passion for... read moreSara9/25/2019 - Airbnb
Rachel is so lovely!! I ended up being the only person on the tour, but I had an incredible time. Rachel just really took care of me and I came away from the tour belly and heart full!! Incredible experience... 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 moreKara8/31/2019 - Airbnb
Take this food tour! Rachel is fantastic. I had been in Athens a week, joined by a friend who just arrived. We saw new neighborhoods and I learned about things I'd seen but didn't understand. In addition to fantastic food,... read moreMostafa1/04/2020 - 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 moreTaylor10/01/2019 - Airbnb
This was such an amazing experience! I would highly recommend doing this tour first thing in Athens. You really get to learn the culture and food! Rachel was so knowledgeable about the culture and sensitive to certain needs. We really... read more
- Caitlin8/26/2019 - 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 moreRachel10/30/2019 - Airbnb
This was a highlight of my trip to Athens. Food is such a connecting force and a form of storytelling in every culture. Rachel is a storyteller and passionate about Athens and food and she radiated that in 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 moreJoanna9/23/2019 - Airbnb
We had such a fantastic time on our food tour with Rachel. If you're looking for a great food tour, this is the one! Rachel took us to several unique restaurants and hidden treasures outside of the touristy areas of... 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 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
- Janet9/27/2019 - Airbnb
I loved the tour. I recommend to do this tour immediately upon arriving in Athens so you get the lay of the land, and where to go to eat authentic Greek food.
Michalis was amazing, he’s... read moreMegan3/10/2020 - Airbnb
Rachel and Mike had a really unique background and a true love for the city that made our tour a lot of fun. We learned a lot of history of Athens as well as Greek culture that would have been... read more
- Kyle2/14/2020 - Airbnb
What an amazing way to see the city!!! This is not just a good experience, this is a cultural experience. I think tourists always say they want to get off the beaten path away from fellow tourists and immerse themselves... read moreJennifer9/23/2019 - 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 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 more
- Jessica12/30/2019 - Airbnb
Wow!! This experience was awesome! This was the very first thing we did in Athens and it was a great way to get to know the city and start our trip! Michalis and Rachel were so kind and made this... read moreDanielle9/05/2019 - Airbnb
This was an excellent tour we had so much fun. Mike and Sam were welcoming and very kind. Their knowledge as well as expertise was outstanding. We really enjoyed our morning as well as afternoon and we’re... 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 moreAmee12/17/2019 - Airbnb
Had a great experience on this tour and highly recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about the culinary scene in Athens and eating delicious food! Rachel was knowledgeable, considerate, passionate and had some great recommendations in addition... read more
- Christina10/27/2020 - Airbnb
We loved our tour with Michalis! He was so knowledgeable and truly wanted to share his side of Athens with us. We got to try so many different things that we never would’ve known about otherwise. We did this on... read moreCharles2/07/2020 - Airbnb
My wife, daughter and I had a wonderful afternoon walking and eating our way through several neighborhoods in Athens with Rachel And Michalis. It was without a doubt the highlight of our visit to the city -- an experience we... read moreJessica1/24/2020 - Airbnb
You can just quit reading reviews now and book this tour. We loved our time with Rachel and also had a chance to chat with Michalis. They have a wonderful tour planned for you and as all others... read more
- Nicole2/04/2020 - Airbnb
I cannot say enough great things about this tour! Since it is a low tourist month in Athens it was just my husband and me on the tour and both Rachel and Michalis hosted us. Walking around the streets... read more