The 10 Tastings of Brussels With Locals: PRIVATE Food Tour (B-Corp certified)

Bruxelles, Belgium
Private Brussels Food Tour 10 tastings
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From $155.91

Price varies by group size

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Benefit from a flexible itinerary and a dedicated guide on this private, food-focused tour of Brussels. You and your private party will stroll through the city and stop for 10 different tastings, including the famous Belgian fries and Belgian chocolate. Along the way, your guide will detail the culinary history of Belgium in their commentary, and you'll have plenty of time to ask questions.
  • Private tour for just you and your party
  • Learn about the culinary history of Brussels
  • Eight food tastings and two drink samples
  • Travel at your own pace and enjoy tons of time to ask questions

What's Included

  • Private Tour & Local Guide
  • 10 Food & Drinks Tastings
  • Vegetarian alternatives
  • CO2 Neutral: tour's carbon emissions are offset
  • Can be 100% customized to your food wishes on location
  • Private tour - only you and a local food expert
  • Skip the crowds - locals know best
  • Organized by B-Corp certified Withlocals
  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Rue du Marché Aux Herbes 116
    Rue du Marché Aux Herbes 116, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

    in front of the Brussels Comics museum at the Smurfs statue

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect


1 hour 30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Maison du Sac

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

La Bourse de Bruxelles

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Café des Halles

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Private tour: only you & your local guide
  • Includes city highlights in between food stops
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. Some dietary requirements may result in a different number of tastings.
  • Organized by B-Corp certified Withlocals
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Featured review
Elodie was a wonderful guide to all the specialty food of Brussels. She blended the ambiance of the city with bits of history, as we enjoyed our cuisine. Plenty to eat on this tour. We loved the little tavern she chose for the beer stop, well done, Elodie.


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Nice Guide, overpriced, easily confused starting point
Michael_M, May 2023
This tour was little more than we could have experienced on our own. To start with, the guide's instructions are to meet at the Brussels Comic Museum, in front of the Smurf statue, be aware that there are 2 of these- yes 2 Brussels comic museums and each has a Smurf statue. After waiting 30 minutes I was able to reach out to the organizer, who said there was some mistake with the tour guide and she would be right there. another 30 minutes and the guide sends a message and we end up exchanging messages for another 30 minutes to discover she was at a different Brussels Comic Museum. Another 30 minutes and we finally meet up with the guide, who was very nice. By the time we got going, we had maybe 1 hour 45 minutes with ther guide before she had to go because of previous plans. We had 5 tastings, cooked cod, beer, Fries, bread and cheese and a candy sample. All of these things were in a small area of Brussels and ll of them we could have done on our own. Nice guide, way overpriced tour, 5 tastings not 10 (4 without the beer), save your money, get a map of the central Brussels area (all walking distances) near the Grand Palace, and spend maybe 40 Euros.
Response from Host, May 2023
Hi there, at Withlocals we want our guests to have the best experience of their trip so we are very disappointed to find out about your negative tour experience. As we cannot directly get in touch with you from here, please email us at and we will make sure to follow up on this issue. We are looking forward to your email. Thank you in advance. Have a great day, Withlocals
Great tour!
Stephen_V, Mar 2023
Elodie gave us a wonderful tour around Brussels. She was very kind and knowledgeable. The food was all delicious, and we learned a lot. Highly recommend!
Elodie was a wonderful...
DebbieWeber, Aug 2022
Elodie was a wonderful guide to all the specialty food of Brussels. She blended the ambiance of the city with bits of history, as we enjoyed our cuisine. Plenty to eat on this tour. We loved the little tavern she chose for the beer stop, well done, Elodie.
Our guide was extremely...
David_S, Feb 2022
Our guide was extremely flexible and knew the area well. She gave us recommendations to nice local spots and was at ease and engaging. Would recommend.
Private Brussels Food Tour: 10 tastings
John_W, Dec 2019
Our rating for this tour is average in comparison with another tour we took last week in London called Eating Europe, which was a small group tour. This Brussels Food tour was a private tour and we received much less. Here are the items we were disappointed with: There was no history given unless asked; There was no working relationship/pre-arrangement with vendors, which caused us to have to wait for the guide to order and no reserved tables. No water was provide at each stop and the one stop we used the bathroom there was no toilet paper (not even a holder!) and dirty. Finally, we did not receive one of our tastings because the shop was closed (which was unbelievable since this was a booked tour) and no substitute was provided. The positive was that the food was good and was a nice mixture of tastings of Brussels food culinary.
Hope P, Aug 2019
We booked this private tour thinking it would accommodate for our 3 person group. We told them one person had a seafood allergy. Our guide never got the info and said it was too late to change anything. She asked about allergies but there was no point because nothing was changed to accommodate the allergy issue. So, we thought meals were pre-ordered. They weren't. We went to 8 places (not 10) and time management was an issues. We spend 45 min at the first place and then had to rush through the last 4. The amount of food was also an issue. For three of us, we were given one bowl of soup to share at one place, 2 cookies to share at the bakery & one falafel sandwich to split. For the beer tasting, our guide bought 3 bottles of the same beer! We thought we would get 3 different types. For a private tour, it was a "canned" itinerary. We were never asked what we would like (Ex: what type of beer we prefer) or any particular food we wanted to try. All in all, it was a great idea but not executed well and too expensive for the amount of food we were able to try.
Way Overpriced
michael_F, May 2019
We were disappointed with the tour overall, particularly the quality of the food. Our tour guide was engaging and knowledgeable about Brussels' history but could have dressed a little more professionally. This was the first day of our 8 day visit and we quickly learned the food samplings were average at best. When we visited Nordzee we were offered the cheapest thing on the menu, a bowl of so-so fish soup. We later discovered all of the excellent offerings on their menu for just a few Euros more. For the price, we should have experienced the best Brussels has to offer.
A RIP Off!
Manjit_H, Apr 2019
We only experienced FOUR (4) tastings. Our guide had to tun off to another tour. We stood on a long line to taste beef stew and Belgium fries. The tour guide fed her dog some our our fries. This was a rip off. What happened to the other food samples? And no drink samples at all. We didn't get our money's worth. I'LL NEVER RECOMMEND THIS TO ANYONE!
Ce qui manquait c’est les...
Agnieszka_O, Apr 2022
Ce qui manquait c’est les moules, la soupe d’escargot n’était pas nécessaire. Nous étions deux et on devait tous partager, alors qu’on aurait du avoir à chaque fois notre propre portion.
Tremendamente recomendable
René M, Sep 2019
Nuestra guía, Paulina, realmente excelente. Hizo del tour una tremenda experiencia.... Cada una de las paradas y comidas fueron estupendas Recomendable al 100000%

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