Aberdeen Restaurant Week is delighted to be partnering with Grampian Escapes & Tours Ltd to bring some exclusive Food Tours to the event for February 2020.
In recent years Aberdeen has seen a great increase in the number of world food options available in the city centre, many of which have a traditional street food feel. The Street Food Experience Tour will run several times over the course of Aberdeen Restaurant Week and offer participants the chance to experience some of the exciting new foodie choices on offer in Aberdeen City Centre, discovering a bit about Aberdeen's food history along the way. In addition, you’ll have a chance to meet the hero's behind the chosen eateries, finding out a little bit more about them and their food inspirations.
Tour Dates and Times:
Wednesday 26 February at 18:00
Thursday 27 February at 18:00
Friday 28 February at 13:30
Saturday 29 February at 13:30
Sunday 1 March at 13:30
Tours are priced at £34 per person. Please click on the box below to make a booking. Max group size is 16 people per tour so early booking is recommended.
The group will meet at the Robert the Bruce Statue in front of Marischal College on Broad Street. From here we will take a culinary walk through Aberdeen city centre with a few little surprises along the way. With a long-lost flavour back in the North East we'll make a toast to Scotland and find out some of Aberdeen's foodie history. Are you feeling hungry yet? You won't be after this tour! Pack you walking shoes and ready those taste buds.
Fusion with a Bohemian twist
The Pigs Wings is a street-food style takeaway in the heart of Aberdeen city. Here you will be able to taste their signature CurryWurst/ Vegan CurryWurst. A Traditional smoked sausage or seitan alternative, served with curry sauce and sauerkraut sprinkled with a touch of curry powder. All tucked in a warm bun and a bit of slaw on the side.
A Latin American Twist
Bringing the best of Latin food to the streets of Aberdeen and share the flavours that define the Latin and South American cultures. Taste the best of LatinWay's cuisine, from Argentina to Mexico. Our tour will include two of their signature tacos with either beef or veggie filling topped with fresh Mojo Verde sauce. All enjoyed with their unique LatinWay Ice Tea made from unrefined sugar cane and lemon juice, extremely popular in Venezuela.
We're gonna do the Tango
Tango Turtle is the exciting Caribbean inspired restaurant situated in the heart of Aberdeen.' EAT LIVE LOVE LAUGH' is what we believe in. Our tasting here will include either a chicken or vegetable Callaloo. Callaloo is widely known throughout the Caribbean. Served with rice, roti bread and a plantain, this bowl of delicious goodness will give you an authentic Caribbean experience.
Cooling it right down
Mackie's of Scotland is a fourth generation family business making ice cream and is a beloved Aberdeen institution. For your desert you'll be able to choose a scoop of one of their delicious home-made flavours of ice cream such as; rhubarb & custard, chocolate mint, buttery & Jam (speciality flavour!) or salted caramel. Rounded off with a lovely hot coffee or tea.
All food and soft drinks are included in your tour fee.
Booking cut-off is 1 hour before the start of the tour. All bookings must be made online in advance of the tour. Please use the booking link above to make a booking for this event.
What do I need to bring?
Please wear appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather in Aberdeen. The tour will proceed in all-weather so consider having water proof/resistant clothing. The tour includes all food and drink samples on the tour. This is a walking tour through the city centre. There is traffic and uneven surfaces on the route but generally accessible to most people. There are some stairs to several venues, however arrangements can be made for those with mobility issues - please contact email@example.com to discuss in advance of the tour.
A cancellation fee of 100% will apply if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before event.