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Our most recommended North Rhine-Westphalia Food & Gourmet Tours

Düsseldorf: Sushi, Sake & Japanese Lifestyle Tour

1. Düsseldorf: Sushi, Sake & Japanese Lifestyle Tour

Meet your guide at Hotel Nikko, right in the heart of Düsseldorf’s “Little Tokyo”. Spread across Immermannstraße and Klosterstraße, discover the area’s Japanese influences and learn about local life in this culturally-rich hub. With your guide, visit a selection of Japanese bookshops, authentic bakeries, and fantastic restaurants. Enjoy a sampling of four culinary dishes, including tasty sushi. You’ll also learn how to prepare traditional Japanese tea, find out which sushi is most valuable, and get to know more about manga comics and current comic trends.

Cologne: 3-Hour Südstadt Food Tour

2. Cologne: 3-Hour Südstadt Food Tour

Start your 3-hour walking tour at Chlodwigplatz, in the heart of the Südstadt. Learn some culinary facts about the district before enjoying your first taster. Hear about the history of the Südstadt as the walk continues. Stop for your second international gastronomical visit. Continue past cool second-hand shops, comic book stores, and the Mangal Döner, Lukas Podolski's latest project. Visit a Cologne brewery before stopping for a typical Cologne snack. Get more insider knowledge from your guide and hear the story of the House Balchem, St. Severin, and the wrong side of the Rhine. Savor another international delicacy and then end the tour with a sweet specialty.

Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Cologne

3. Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Cologne

Feel like a rock star with preferred seating and skip-the-line entrance at the Hard Rock Cafe Cologne – get the party started! Pick up some unique Hard Rock souvenirs in the Rock Shop and enjoy a delicious meal. Treat yourself to an authentic American atmosphere and dine on classic selections from the following menu: Gold Menu (2-course): Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Grilled chicken sandwich • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Grilled chicken caesar salad • Tupelo chicken tenders Dessert - • Brownie Choice of beverage - • One soft drink, coffee, or tea Diamond Menu (3-course):  Starter - • Fresh salad Choice of main course - • Original Legendary burger (black Angus steak) • Moving Mountains burger (vegan) • Smoked BBQ combo • Grilled salmon • Twisted mac, chicken, and cheese pasta • Steak salad • BBQ chicken Dessert - • Chocolate cake Choice of one beverage -  • One soft drink, coffee, or tea

Düsseldorf's Culinary Soul Guided Tour

4. Düsseldorf's Culinary Soul Guided Tour

Explore one of the world’s largest food markets on a 3-hour guided tour. Discover the culinary diversity on offer in the narrow streets of Düsseldorf’s Old Town on this feast for foodies. Visit the legendary Uerige microbrewery, experience the aromatic world of a small spice shop and learn about the production of traditional mustard. The highlight of the tour is a walk through the famous weekly Carlsplatz market, where you’ll meet market traders selling delicious products such as olive oil, wine and cheese. Be sure that you don’t eat too much for breakfast before the tour, as you’ll be tasting gourmet delights all along the route!

Cologne: Cheese-Making Demonstration with Tasters & Gift

5. Cologne: Cheese-Making Demonstration with Tasters & Gift

Witness an authentic demonstration of how Dutch cheese is made. Learn how much milk is needed for one kilogram of cheese and see the equipment that is used to make cheese, all in Cologne. Meet the friendly staff of Henri Willig, donned in traditional Dutch clothing, who will explain everything about the cheese-making process in a 5-10 minute demonstration. Afterwards, browse the shop, which also offers a wide selection of souvenirs and other typical Dutch treats such as stroopwafels (syrup waffles) and chocolate. Be amazed to learn about and choose from 20 different flavors of Gouda cheese. A sample tasting will allow you to try almost all the flavors, making the decision much more manageable. Benefit from the help of experienced staff, ready to assist you in making your choice between choices such as fenugreek, hot and spicy, and pesto.  Grab one to enjoy at home, or to give away as a special gift after your mouth-watering experience.

Düsseldorf: Sweet Treats Guided Walking Tour of Old Town

6. Düsseldorf: Sweet Treats Guided Walking Tour of Old Town

Experience the sweet side of Düsseldorf on this guided tour.  Your guide will take you on a culinary exploration of old town, sharing knowledge about the food as well as the history of this exciting town.  Though the city and the old town is famous for beer, it also has an abundance of great cafés and pastry shops. Explore the old town and stop at 6 locations, learning fun facts about the city as you go. Indulge in some sweet treat at each venue, including regional specialities, international treats like Macaron, a danish Wienerbrød, Italian Amaretti, or an Assabeh from Lebanon. You'll also visit the famous chocolate shop between Carlsplatz and Königsallee. Try the delicious regional chocolate-speciality, called "Bützchen" (a little kiss).

Düsseldorf: Chocolatier Workshop and Chocolate Tasting

7. Düsseldorf: Chocolatier Workshop and Chocolate Tasting

Find the perfect treat for chocolate fans with a visit to this creative workshop. Become a true Maître chocolatier and make your own bar of chocolate under professional guidance in the Düsseldorf studio.Choose delicious and colorful ingredients and design your unique panel with liquid chocolate. Refrigerate your sweet masterpiece for a short time before eating or taking it home.In the workshop, also learn the theory of artisan chocolate-making while tasting some tantalizing samples. Discover the heritage and legacy of the making-process, from the production of the cocoa bean to the finished bar of chocolate.Once your artwork has solidified, receive a chocolatier certificate as proof of your hard work.

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What people are saying about North Rhine-Westphalia

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 79 reviews

Manni, our tour guide told us many interesting stories about Cologne and the south of the city. The local selection is truly multicultural, just like Cologne is. We absolutely loved it. This brought us to Likale, which we would never have seen or visited without a tour!!

The tour was very interesting and varied. Harry; our guide told us interesting and funny things. The food was varied, tasty and generous in quantity. The distance walked during the 3 hours was manageable.

This was a great tour with the Harry through an interesting part of south town. Many Cologne terms and Cologne cultural assets were explained very well and wittily.

Was very cozy and tasty, learned a lot about history, only German but very easy to understand. Harry was our guide, definitely recommended,

Great tour of the south of Cologne, top guide Harry Very informative and great restaurants.