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Gourmet Food Tour in St Germain (Lunch Time)

Why you shouldn't miss it!
  • At least 6 gourmet tastings that will easily replace your lunch.
  • Visit a splendid Butcher Shop and savour its exceptional quality beef meat (Tartare, Saucisson)
  • A 3h food tour to stroll St Germain while tasting outstanding French food: French cheese, Baguette, Foie Gras, Pork meat...

  • Feel satisfied about the finest flavors of classical French pastry desserts, such as  éclair or fruit tart!
In a nutshell

3 Hours

Group (6 max)
or Private

English

Wheelchair Friendly

Refund up to 72h

What's Included:   At least 6 gourmet stops / 2 complimentary drinks
Overview

St Germain represents the French elegance in every way in Paris. It is an unmissable neighborhood with beautiful churches and buildings, many stories and all sorts of quality restaurants. This Walking Food Tour Paris, starting ideally around 11am, will begin by visiting a place that quite summarizes the spirit of the district: a beautiful 18th century mansion where the courtyard gives access to a very pretty deli.

Alexandra is the keeper of this deli and a complete food Lover. You will enjoy her unique specialties that she collects from local small producers with very high standards. Genuine nuts oils, divine blackcurrant butter or delicious Foie Gras are only some of her best sellers. She will spread some of her delights on a crunchy baguette just for you!

Your food expert will then take you to a luxurious butcher shop. The owner raises his own cattle and produces very high quality and reputable meat. France’s biggest head chefs use his products. You will be delighted to try his best sellers such as his dried beef meat. During a nice pause, you’ll enjoy a savory paired of food and wine, to better experience an unique tartare.

The Saint Germain Market is your following destination. Shops are numerous, but your food expert will show you two unescapable shops. The first one takes you to a journey in the gastronomy of southwest of France. The specialty there is black pork meat products, where hog herds are raised with the respect to natural resources. The second shop offers cheese found in famous executive chefs’ restaurants. All of its specialty will have you stirring from a Loire Valley goat milk cheese, fresh and mellow, to a matured cooked cow cheese from the Alps.

A Food Tour without dessert is like a beauty with one eye. That’s why you’ll end your tasting with a typical french pastry coming from a local bakery. Whether it’s a chocolate eclair or a mouthwatering lemon curd tart, it will be a perfect ending.

You’re still hungry after this walking food tour? In that case (very unlikely, by the way, after such a lunch), your Welcomer will indicate you the way to an attractive delicatessen where to taste on your own some Mediterranean pleasures, such as the delicate Provence calisson. Their little cakes of several centuries old little, pairing sugar and melon,  will awaken your palate with an acidulated flavor of sunny Provence fruits.

FAQ

Is that walking food tour recommendable for a vegetarian like me?

This tour offers mainly tastings based on meat or cold cuts. However, we can adapt the tour and replace the meat and charcuterie by extra portion of veggie food. Or why not booking our Veggie Gourmet food tour? See here.

Will I need to go for lunch after the tour?

This walking food tour tour IS a proper lunch! You will taste all what makes a French meal: meat, cold cuts, cheeses, bread, wine and dessert. We bet you will be full at the end of the tour 😊

Are we standing all the time while eating?

The duration of the food tour is shared between standing tastings in shops and seated tastings where you savor the purchases previously made.

What does the fee of the tour include?

It includes all the tastings are included in the booking fee. Only if you want to buy some comestibles as private purchases will it be at your charge.

Price Details

  • 110€PER PERSON

Starting Point

Meeting Address: 1 Place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris, France - In front of Saint-Germain church, Metro Station Saint-Germain-des-Prés (line 4)
  1. :

    Did a lunch time food tour of the St. Germaine with Sophie. A great day. Do not miss touring St. Germaine. Foodie area.Went to small hidden gourmet shop behind the church. Gourmet butcher and sampled tartare. Spent time in the Marche St. Germaine. Sophie was excellent and local but spoke fluent English. We stayed in St. Germaine and wanted to get to know the area better and this was the perfect tour to start our visit to France. Despite not seeing the availability of St. Germaine, I would recommend a tour of this area for anyone visiting Paris.

  2. :

    Sophie met us at the Saint Germain des près Church. From there, we visited a small épicerie, a specialty meat shop [Polmard], a charcutier, “J’Go,” that specializes in a particular species of pig south of Toulouse. Before leaving the marketplace where we had the charcuterie, we picked up some cheese. We ended the tour in a shop that specializes in items from Provence. We tasted olive oils and selected a bottle of wine. We took the wine downstairs in the shop and had a small lunch of some of the items picked up along the way.
    Sophie is knowledgable, personable, friendly, and engaging. She gave us multiple recommendations for other restaurants and shops to try out. It was the perfect morning! We certainly recommend working with Sophie!

  3. :

    This tour was just delightful. Emily knows so well Saint-Germain-des-Prés best food retailers. I’m looking forward to follow her on her chocolate tour.

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