Taste of Jersey
Join us on the hunt for some of the best food in Jersey on a culinary walking tour.
Our Taste of Jersey Tour starts and finishes in Gorey at 12:00 Tuesday-Saturday. The walking is gentle, the food is plentiful, the scenery is breath-taking.
The experience is approximately 2 ½ hours and costs £48.
Sample fresh, local food from field to fork and from sea to platter
Eat freshly dug Jersey Royals liberally smothered in butter and sprinkled with sea salt
Savour Jersey Dairy ice-cream dripping with salted caramel sauce whilst the sea gently splashes over your toes...
With your informative guide take a stroll off the beaten track, taking hidden routes you won’t find in a guidebook.
Meet patrons at local eateries and witness their passion and enthusiasm.
Delight in stunning views over potato fields beyond the mussel and oyster beds to the coast of France.
Hear tales of how fishing and agriculture have shaped Jersey
Uncover the history of local dishes you may never have experienced
Discover, in the company of like-minded foodies, local eateries recommended by your guide and try the very best dishes Jersey has to offer.
TAKE MY ADVICE, ARRIVE HUNGRY!
“I love a food tour, such a fun way to discover hidden gems and new tastes. Clare and her team are really engaging and certainly know food, their passion is infectious. I would heartily recommend Jersey Food Tours, but take my advice, arrive hungry! ”
Philippa Toudic (Rozel Camping Park)
TASTE OF JERSEY
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JERSEY'S BIG FOUR FOODS
How do I buy tickets?
You will need to buy in advance on-line, your hotel might be able to assist with this or pop in to Visit Jersey (tourism) office in St Helier for their help. If your preferred tour and date is sold out then drop us an email and we will try our best to accommodate you, we would hate you to miss out!
Where do we meet?
The meeting point is by Long beach car park in Gorey, the parking is free. Look out for the signage.
I don't have a car, how do I get there?
On a sunny day you could cycle, you might be glad of the exercise after the tour to use up the calories! Liberty Bus has an excellent service to Gorey. Check out the 1, 1a, and 2 routes from St Helier and route 13 running in to Gorey from Jersey Zoo. There is Jersey Bus Tracker app which shows you where your bus is in real time.
Will there be toilets available?
There is a public toilet facility in the car park where we meet and also in the eateries we will visit along the way.
Is the tour suitable for children?
Most definitely yes, they will love it. Children aged five and under are welcome to join us free of charge, they will not have a platter in the restaurants but will be offered the many local foods sampled on the tour. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please let us know if any children are joining you on the booking form.
What if I have dietary restrictions?
Please let us know if you, or anyone in your group, has a dietary restriction when you purchase your tickets. Some tours are based around The Big Four – oysters, lobsters, Jersey Royal potatoes and dairy. As long as we know in advance, we can do our best to accommodate your needs.
Will alcohol be served?
We will offer some local alcoholic drinks to guests over 18 however if you wish to have a drink in our eateries you are very welcome to buy one, the waiting staff will be pleased to advise.
What shall I bring with me?
An appetite and an adventurous palate, but in addition to that a flask of water, sunscreen and a sunhat on a hot day, a waterproof on a rainy day. The walk will only be a couple of kilometres, no more than three. You might prefer walking shoes but comfortable sandals would suffice. We will be popping into restaurants so you should dress accordingly, shorts are great but gentlemen please wear a shirt. Your tour guide will bring binoculars so you can spy on our French neighbours.
Are tours wheelchair accessible?
Please send us an email regarding any mobility issues and we can alter the route accordingly.
How long do the tours take?
Our Taste of Jersey tour lasts for about 2 1/2 hours, but it is flexible. .....
Can I return to the eateries we have visited?
Of course you can, just make a booking. Friday and Saturday evenings are popular so do book, many serve an awesome brunch. Your guide can recommend other eateries around the island, just ask.
Can I book a private tour?
Of course you can, it can be built on your tastes, less oyster – more lobster, double portions of local charcuterie, local wines and beers – yes please, the options are numerous. You demand, we will do our very best to deliver. Use the contact button and have a chat with us.
Can I buy vouchers?
Yes you can. Click the ‘book now’ button, select the tour and how many tickets you want to gift and then tick the ‘purchase as a gift voucher’. What a lovely experience to give!
Are the tours given in other languages?
At this time we do not offer tours in any language other than English.
Will I be able to buy any of the sampled foods?
Your guide will show you on a map where your food has come from. Look for the red Genuine Jersey mark, a guarantee of local provenance. Some are available from shops we pass on route but can be spotted in many food outlets but also on line, check out genuinejersey.com
- If, like me, you adore discovering new tastes, revisiting food memories and a gentle stroll in the beautiful scenery of Jersey then Jersey Food Tours will be just your thing!
- You can book as an individual, couple or small group; holiday-makers or locals.
- Your enthusiastic guide will make your tour personal, mouth-watering and fun...