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Walking Food Tour Ghent

This tour starts at the Artevelde statue in the middle of Vrijdagmarkt square (0)
from/per person 68
  • Food & Drink
  • Groups allowed
  • Private Tour Optional
  • Tour guide


Walking Food Tour Ghent

A visit to Belgium is not complete without a visit to the medieval city of Ghent. Therefore, exploring the place is an absolute must! It is an easy day trip from Brussels, Antwerp or Bruges by train and equally – if not more – stunning. With this in mind, this walking food tour of Ghent gives a good insight into the history as well as the food culture of this charming East Flanders capital.

Meeting place for your Ghent Food Tour

Meeting Point for the Ghent Food Tour


You can choose to do this city tour in the morning or afternoon and it starts at Vrijdagmarkt (Friday Market) at the statue of Jacob van Artevelde, which is situated is in the middle of the square. Without a doubt, Jacob is one of the city’s most famous historical figures. First, your guide will give you a brief introduction about this tour and what to expect. Second, from Vrijdagmarkt you explore Ghent top attractions, for example Graslei, Korenlei, Saint Bavo Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal) and the Ghent Belfry to name a few popular ones. Equally worth a visit are must-sees Patershol, the Castle of the Counts (Gravensteen) and Portus Ganda, where Ghent has its origins. Also, your guide will share some stories that only locals know. Moreover, they will lead you through different areas, ranging from cobbled streets to arty roads, painted by local Ghent graffiti artists.


On this culinary tour of Ghent, your taste buds get pampered with a mix of traditional Belgian and Ghent tasters, as well as some local favourites.  Thinking of Belgium, you might first and foremost associate this country with beer, French fries, chocolate and waffles. However, there is much more than that! On this tour, we also take you to places that we love ourselves and places where the locals like to hang out. In general, we aim to support local, small Ghent businesses where the owners are happy to share their own, unique story, so you get an in-depth experience.

If you are looking for things to do in Ghent, this walking tour combines Ghent must-sees with traditional local tasters and is ideal if you want to have a good overview of the city, whether you are here for a day or want to have an introduction before exploring further. Welcome to Ghent, Belgium!

Ghent Culinary Experience – What to expect

People enjoying the most famous quays in Ghent

See hotspots such as Graslei and Korenlei during your Food Tour in Ghent


  • Time: Daily at 10 am and 1.30 pm
  • Meeting Point: Jacob van Artevelde monument (Vrijdagmarkt)
  • Duration: 2-2.5 hours (therefore, make sure you have comfy shoes)
  • Distance: Max. 5 km
  • Book latest 48 hours in advance (so we can inform our suppliers)
  • Dietary needs: We cater for almost any diet
  • Max. 15 participants
  • Adults only (18+)


  • English speaking Guide
  • Ghent Landmarks
  • Hidden Gems
  • 5 tasters (they make up a full meal for an average appetite)
  • Happy Memories
  • 10% discount on purchases with some of our partners

Private Bookings & Getting in touch

Delicious taster are waiting for you on your Ghent Foodie Tour

On this culinary tour of Ghent you get to taste a lot of different things

Private bookings of this walking food tour in Ghent are possible. Therefore, if you wish to be more flexible with time, prefer another language than English, want to bring children or simply want to have a tour that is tailored to your needs without any other participants, please contact us  to check your options. Private bookings are paid by bank transfer and not online.


All year round (Except Bank Holidays)
Monday10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Tuesday10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Wednesday10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Thursday10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Friday10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Saturday10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Sunday10:00 am
Last Admission1:30 pm