VEGAN tours now available!

Explore Harrogate's vegan food scene.

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Do contact us by email or phone 07964 240802 if the date you want appears unavailable.  We will endeavour to secure the date you want. If we can arrange a guide, we will.

In Harrogate, there are several parking areas signposted in the town centre. The nearest to the start is the Jubilee car park.  It is easily accessed by public transport being close to the station and bus routes and within easy walking distance of the town centre.

In York, there are some parking areas signposted just outside the city centre but we recommend using public transport as the train station is very central. There is also a park and ride scheme operating from the edge of York.

We would recommend that these tours are suitable for those from the teenage years upwards.   Some tours serve alcohol and so those under 18 will be offered a non-alcoholic alternative.

Absolutely not! Yorkshire Appetite Food Tour provides a unique walking experience that combines architectural sights and local history and a culinary insight into the best of Harrogate and York’s independent food and drink scene.

Please let us know, at the time of purchasing tickets, if you or anyone in your group has a dietary restriction – for example; vegetarian, gluten free, allergy etc. If we know in advance, we will do our very best to provide a suitable alternative.

To maximize your chances of getting the day, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance. Tickets can only be purchased from our website or by calling. Cash and/or walk-up traffic the day of the tours are not accepted.

Gratuities are greatly appreciated, although not mandatory. The standard gratuity in the service industry is 15%-20%.

Yes, toilets are available during the tour at selected food-tasting locations.

The tours are held rain, shine, or snow.  We do go inside the establishments on the tour, apart from one market stop in York which is still undercover!   In the event of inclement weather, we walk quicker between establishments.  We advise to check the weather conditions for your days event and dress appropriately.

Unfortunately, not all locations are wheelchair accessible. For guests that are hard of hearing, please inform us at time of booking and we will provide a written script of the narration.

At this time, we do not offer tours in any other languages except English.

We absolutely do! We can accommodate a variety of special requests (family reunions, Birthday parties, out of town guests, corporate, conventions, festivals, parades, grand openings and more). Please check out our ‘Private Tours’ page on our website.

Bring a camera, bring a smile. Yorkshire weather can be temperamental and unpredictable so be prepared!  Wrap up warm and bring an umbrella.    Tours take place rain or shine.

The Harrogate, York and Vegan Food Tours have one stop with alcohol, please let your guide know if you do not drink alcohol. The Afternoon Tea Tour does not offer any alcohol.


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