The 18 Most Popular Food Experience Gifts

November 22nd, 2023

If you’re a foodie, you’re not going to want to miss our list of the 18 most popular food experience gifts redeemable with our gift experience vouchers. From coffee tours in Costa Rica, French cooking lessons in a Parisian’s home to pasta-making food gift experiences in Italy, if you’ve been given one of our experience gift cards, you’re guaranteed to find a food experience that satisfies your taste buds.

The 18 Most-Popular Food Experience Gifts

1. Secret Cave Dining in Bali

Our first food experience takes place in a secret cave in Bali. That’s right, you can redeem your activity voucher on this incredible food gift experience and enjoy a delicious meal inside a cave overlooking the ocean. Since the location takes place at the cave and beachfront, you can even take a relaxing stroll on the beach before your meal.

2. Odyssey Brunch Cruise in Washington DC

a potomac river cruise is a top food gift experience
Turn your experience gift voucher into a delightful culinary adventure with our brunch cruise aboard the Odyssey ship in Washington DC. Glide along the Potomac River, soaking in the sun-kissed views of iconic landmarks like the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Indulge in a sumptuously sweet and savoury plated brunch, complete with coffee, tea, and unlimited mimosas, all while enjoying curated music via satellite radio. The Odyssey offers both glass-enclosed comfort and an outdoor observation deck, ensuring you have the perfect setting to unwind and take in the Washington DC skyline. Don’t miss this chance to transform your weekend into an unforgettable experience with this incredible food experience gift!

3. Afternoon Tea at The British Museum

afternoon tea at the british museum is a top food gift experience
Nestled beneath the British Museum‘s iconic glass roof, this scrumptuous food gift experience provides the backdrop for an afternoon of indulgence. On this food experience in London, you can choose from a selection of organic loose-leaf teas and delicate flowering teas to accompany your feast. Delight in finger sandwiches featuring Wilshire ham, smoked salmon, Coronation chicken, and more. Then, let your taste buds dance with an array of treats, including macaroons, chocolate Jaffa cake, and meringue torte. The pièce de résistance? Delicious scones served with clotted cream and jam. Elevate your experience by opting for a glass of prosecco to toast to this delightful British tradition.

4. Traditional Pasta-Making Class in Rome

one of the best food experiences is taking part in a pasta making class in rome
Next up on our list of the best food experience gifts redeemable with our activity vouchers is a traditional pasta-making class in the place it all began – Italia! On this food experience, you can embark on a gastronomic journey led by a master chef who will reveal the culinary secrets behind classic Roman and Italian pasta dishes. Sip on a welcome drink and nibble on appetizers as you prepare three varieties of fresh pasta. Dive into the heart of Roman cuisine, crafting delectable dishes that you’ll later savour for lunch, followed by a delightful dessert. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available to ensure every palate is catered to. Join us for an original and fun culinary adventure that transforms your voucher into a memorable feast while you’re in Rome.

5. Uluru Sunset with BBQ

one of the best food experience gifts is a bbq in the urulu sunset
Feast on a quintessential Australian barbie in a breathtaking setting courtesy of your experience gift voucher, commencing with a hotel pick-up that sets the stage for an unforgettable experience in the heart of the continent. Witness the captivating Uluru sunset at the designated viewing area, accompanied by nibbles and a glass of wine as the ancient peak transforms under the evening sky’s vivid brushstrokes. Don’t forget your camera to capture this sacred mountain’s remarkable transition. After the sunset spectacle, venture to an exclusive desert venue nestled among red sand dunes and desert oak trees, where a traditional Australian barbecue awaits. Enjoy the flavours of the Outback while dining beneath the starry expanse. As the night unfolds, indulge in tea and coffee while your guide unveils the mysteries of the celestial realm, pointing out visible constellations (weather permitting). This family-friendly food experience gift combines an Australian sunset, a delectable barbecue, and a celestial journey that will etch unforgettable memories in the heart of Australia.

6. Malleswaram food walk in Bangalore

bangalore street food market one of the best food experience gifts redeemable with our activity vouchers
Unleash your inner foodie in Bangalore with our next food experience gift, accompanied by a passionate local food guide. Explore the vibrant Malleswaram neighbourhood, a treasure trove of South Indian cuisine traditions. Begin at the Kaadu Malleswaram temple, an emblem of the community’s culture. Follow your expert guide through the bustling market, where you’ll encounter a colourful array of ingredients like spices, coffee, papads, ghee, and pickles, each with its unique role in South Indian cuisine. Sample delightful snacks along the way, both savoury and sweet, at local eateries, and don’t miss seasonal specialities and festival treats.

7. Don Juan Coffee Tour in Monteverde

At number seven on our list of the best food experience gifts, is a Don Juan Coffee Tour in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Dive into the world of coffee at the Don Juan plantation, one of Costa Rica’s coffee giants nestled in the Monteverde mountains. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the coffee-making process, from bean to brew, and savour some of the world’s finest coffee. But that’s not all – this tour is a multi-sensory food experience. You’ll also explore the art of chocolate and sugarcane production, adding layers of flavour and tradition to your adventure. It’s a feast for the senses that combines the best of Costa Rican culture and the most exceptional flavours. Plus, your experience gift voucher voucher covers it all – admission fees, expert guidance, a relaxed walking tour, engaging demonstrations, and, of course, plenty of coffee and tea to satisfy your cravings.

8. Tapas and Flamenco Guided Tour

tapas food gift experience
Uncover the essence of Spanish and Catalan cultures with your activity voucher in Barcelona. Join a local guide to explore the historic Gothic Quarter, stroll down the iconic La Rambla, and taste authentic tapas at typical bars with a refreshing drink. The journey culminates in a captivating live flamenco show at the renowned Tablao Flamenco, where the passionate Spanish art form comes to life. Experience the strength, rhythm, and cultural richness of flamenco, a UNESCO-recognized treasure. Your multi-activity voucher unlocks this immersive food experience through the heart of Barcelona’s traditions and vibrant history.

9. French Cooking Class at a Parisian’s Home

For this Paris food experience gift, you’ll join a small, close-knit group to immerse yourself in the art of French cooking led by a skilled chef. As you enter their welcoming apartment, you’ll embark on a journey to create a delectable starter, main course, and dessert from scratch, using the finest local ingredients. Whether you’re a seasoned home chef or just starting, fear not, for the chef’s wealth of experience will make this a informative and personalised French cooking class. Gain insights into enhancing flavours and take home easy-to-follow recipes to impress your friends and family. The culmination of your culinary voyage? Enjoying the exquisite French meal you’ve crafted together, making this experience not only unique but a cherished memory to share. Bon appétit!

10. Satvik Cooking Class and Food Tasting in Jaipur

food gift experience jaipur
Get ready for an exciting culinary adventure in Jaipur with our next food experience available when you redeem our activity gift card. Join our passionate guide, who’s all about healthy eating and conscious living, on a journey of discovery. You’ll visit a rooftop kitchen garden, handpick fresh ingredients, and learn to prepare a traditional local meal with a modern twist, using vegan and gluten-free substitutes without compromising on flavor. This Satvik lunch experience is both nutritious and delicious. Plus, we’ve got you covered with convenient hotel pick-up within 10km of the city center. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore Jaipur’s food culture while embracing a mindful approach to cooking and dining.

11. Istanbul’s Culinary Secrets & Photography tour

Indulge in the mouthwatering fusion of Istanbul’s gastronomic delights and the art of photography with this unforgettable Istanbul food experience! Your gift voucher for activities unlocks a unique journey through the heart of Istanbul, where flavours and visuals blend into a mesmerising adventure. Start your exploration in front of The Marmara Taksim Hotel, where your seasoned guide will lead you along the renowned Beyoglu and Istiklal Streets, renowned for their culinary treasures. Feast your eyes on the vibrant fish and flower markets, capturing the city’s essence through your camera lens. As you wander the historic Pera district, you’ll uncover tantalising food scenes that beg to be photographed.

12. Ho Chi Minh City Street Food Tour

Ho Chi Minh City street food tour as one of the best food experience gifts
Our next food experience gift takes us to Vietnam. Explore the delectable world of Ho Chi Minh City street food with our charming guide, Natalie, dressed in the traditional Ao Dai attire. As a local food enthusiast and motorbike rider, Natalie will take you on a culinary adventure through the bustling streets of Saigon, showcasing the city’s finest street eats. You’ll sample Vietnamese coffee and an array of mouthwatering dishes, from “banh trang tron” rice paper salad to the sweet and sour “nem nuong” and steamed rice wraps “banh cuon.” Sip on authentic coffee and sugar cane juice as you visit iconic food spots like Cheo Leo coffee shop and Co Giang street, indulging in local favorites like “Bo La Lop” (Grilled Beef wrapped in Betel Leaves) and delightful desserts such as “Kem Xoi Dua” (Sticky Rice Ice Cream) and “Che” (Sweet Soup). Join Natalie and her #GirlPower team for a unique food experience in Vietnam that celebrates the flavours of Saigon in the most local and engaging way possible.

13. Wine Tasting on Mt. Vesuvius

wine tasting experience in italy
Okay, although not technically a food experience, this wine tasting activity in Italy can’t be missed due to the location alone. At one of the best winery in the area, you’ll immerse yourself in the rich heritage and traditions of this region, all while eating local Italian food paired with the finest Vesuvian wines. Then, in the shadow of the awe-inspiring volcano, indulge in a sumptuous 3-course lunch featuring fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and traditional recipes, each thoughtfully complemented by a different glass of wine.

14. Nashville Downtown Underground Donut Tour

Delve into the delectable world of doughnuts in Nashville, a city renowned for its mouthwatering creations! Join this American food experience tour to try freshly made, irresistible doughnuts while immersing yourself in the local history and vibrant vibes of Music City. Your knowledgeable local guide will lead you to top-notch spots like Parlor Doughnuts, Rise Donuts & Biscuits, and the Donut Distillery. Bite into sumptuous, icing-topped doughnuts brimming with creamy delights, all while exploring Nashville’s best highlights.

15. Copenhagen Food Walking Tour

copenhagen street food tour window display of pastries
Get ready for a mouthwatering adventure in Copenhagen’s food scene by redeeming your activity gift card on this Copenhagen food tour. Join us on this 4-hour food and walking tour to explore the city’s reputation for fresh, natural, and locally sourced cuisine. Your guide, a culinary expert, will lead the way as you uncover Copenhagen’s hidden gems, beloved eateries, and vibrant markets cherished by the locals. While the specific food samples may change with the seasons, expect a diverse feast that practically forms a full meal. From savoring artisanal cheeses to relishing open sandwiches, trying organic hot dogs, sipping apple wine, and enjoying craft beers, this Copenhagen food tour promises an immersive culinary experience that will make you feel like a true local.

16. Truffle Hunting Private Experience in Siena

Consider redeeming your activity gift card on this truffle-hunting adventure that promises to be as enriching as it is delicious. Unearth the mysteries of truffle hunting in the stunning Tuscan countryside with this unique adventure! Join a seasoned truffle hunter and his talented dogs as they guide you through the woods and valleys around Siena to discover the elusive truffle’s hidden habitat. Along the way, you’ll gain insights into the dedication and passion that go into this delicate craft, from fostering a deep connection with the dogs to preserving the natural environment. Mario, your expert guide and a devoted restaurateur, will share the essential rules and secrets of truffle hunting, making it an authentic and educational Italian food experience. As you trek through the lush landscapes, you’ll witness the harmony between man, dog, and nature, making this challenging pursuit feel like a thrilling outdoor expedition. And the reward? A taste of the freshly found truffle, bringing the entire journey full circle.

17. Taste of Chinatown Chicago Food & Walking Tour

food experience gift for a chinatown tour in chicago
This Chicago food tour promises to tantalise your senses as you explore five distinct Chinese regions through a delectable array of mouthwatering dishes. Discover the rich cultural tapestry of this culinary paradise, where skilled chefs craft each plate with unique flavours and stories. As you savour every bite, the seasoned guide will regale you with fascinating tales of Chinese immigration history, enriching your culinary experience. Whether you’re a Windy City local or a curious traveler, this food tour in Chicago is your ticket to a delicious food experience through Chicago’s Chinatown.

18. A Greek Feast with an Acropolis View

a greek feast with an acropolis view is one of the best food experiences
Our next food experience gift takes us to beautiful Greece. Enjoy a Greek feast against the stunning backdrop of Athens on a beautiful rooftop terrace. This delightful dinner, hosted by renowned chef Michail, offers a taste of traditional Greek gastronomy with five savory dishes and a sweet dessert. Indulge in a Chios mastic aperitif, Cretan salad, Mani cheese saganaki, tzatziki, potato saganaki, and Corfu’s signature “Pastitsada” with free-range rooster and pasta. The rooftop setting provides a romantic, panoramic view of Athens, including the Acropolis and Lycabettus hill. With communal dining for 2 to 12 people, it’s a perfect way to experience Greek culture and flavours.

Activity Vouchers that Unlock Thousands of Global Food Experiences

Now that we’ve unpacked our top food experiences redeemable with our activity vouchers, are you inspired on how to redeem your gift voucher? If you’re not into food and drink gift experiences, don’t worry, our gift cards for activities can be redeemed on over 50,000 diverse activities including:

And if you know someone who’s in need of an incredible new experience, why not buy a gift card for activities for them? Whether they’re staying in the UK or travelling abroad, they’ll have the chance to try something new, bond with loved ones and broaden their horizons. What could be better? Our activity vouchers are truly a meaningful and unique experience gift perfect for any occasion.

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