Stockport Food Tour. A Hidden Gem

Booking Details

Tastings: This tour supports Stockport's independent producers, vendors and food businesses.

Duration: 3 Hours - 11am every Friday and Saturday

Location: Stockport Underbanks, Market area.

Perfect for: Exploring Stockport's thriving independent food scene. Those looking for something different to do at the weekend.

Adult Price

£ 60

Child Price

£ 40

Under 5


Tour Description

The Stockport food tour explores the “Berlin of the North”, visiting 6 of the North West’s best independent food vendors.
A real hidden gem of our region and home to an art and food scene that is about to explode. If Stockport isn’t already on your list of places to explore, it will be soon.

In partnership with our friends at Stockport council and to celebrate the Town of Culture we’ve created this unique Stockport food tour to celebrate and support one of the UK’s strongest local food scenes.
You’ll enjoy a 3 hour stroll through the town, visiting amazing local producers, distillers, bakers and more. We’ll try delicious dishes, all made especially for us, as we work our way around the old town and market area.
There’s plenty of food and even an adult beverage or two along the way.
A family run gin distillery, a hidden Middle Eastern bakery and Greater Manchester’s only Colombian restaurant are just some of the places we’ll visit.

Led by a friendly local guide the tour is also full of great stories and anecdotes about the town’s history and how Stockport has played it’s part in shaping the world.

We can’t wait to show you Greater Manchester’s hidden food gem.

We’re keeping groups to a maximum of 12 people so please book your spots early to avoid disappointment. Private tours also available.

Great For:

  • Exploring a real hidden gem of a town.
  • Trying new flavours and supporting local businesses.
  • Groups of friends looking for a different way to spend time together.
  • Meeting local producers and vendors.
  • Hearing interesting history along the way.
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What you will enjoy?

  • 3 hour tour led by one of our friendly food tour experts
  • 6 different tasting stops representing the people and communities of Stockport (plenty of food for a lull lunch)
  • One or two adult beverages included along the route.
  • Lots of fun and interesting stories and anecdotes along the journey
  • Recommendations of local places to try and some hidden gems
  • Smaller groups making it a more social and personal experience

What you need to know

3 hour tour led by one of our friendly food tour experts

6 different tasting stops representing the people and communities of Stockport (plenty for a full lunch)

An locally inspired adult beverage at the last stop.

Lots of fun and interesting commentary along the journey

Recommendations of local places to try and some hidden gems.

Smaller groups making it a more social and personal experience



Stockport town of culture


We think the best time for a tour is about 3 hours. We will be there or thereabouts. If you would like a more in depth Manchester food tour please email us We can tailor-make a specific tour to suit your needs.

Once your booking is confirmed we send you an email with useful information. This includes the tour start point and time. Don’t worry our starting points are easy to find.

You will also have the details of your guide including a phone number if you get lost.

All of the food and drinks in the itinerary are included. Enough for a big lunch or dinner. You only need to bring your camera and an empty stomach.

Tips for your friendly guides are not included and at your discretion.

We’ll be walking from stop to stop so please wear comfortable shoes.

Also, this is Manchester. Be prepared for rain. Apart from that bring your camera and of course an empty stomach. We’re going to eat, eat, eat.

Our tours are rain or shine events. If it rains we try and alter the route so you are covered as much as possible.

This is Manchester though, it does rain. Please arrive prepared for rain even if it looks like a lovely day.

Did you know that Manchester invented vegetarianism?

Yes, vegetarians can be catered for. Please make sure you let us know at the time of booking.

We will do our best to accommodate other dietary needs however we cannot promise that every stop will be able to meet these needs. Vegetarians are fine though.

If you have a serious food allergy our food tours probably aren’t for you. We have had a few people come along with the rest of their group and still have a great time though.

Our guides will do their best to accommodate you with some alternative bites. You will still get to enjoy all of the cool stories and tales of Manchester.

For less serious allergies please inform us at time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.

For groups of 6 or more we can extend our offerings to create a truly memorable experience. Please get in touch by emailing We can add tastings, different alcohol packages, transport, etc… It’s all possible.

Yes we do. Just click the private tour option when booking. If you’d like something a bit more exclusive send us an email at and we’ll create a unique experience just for you.

Yes we do. We have hosted tours for the likes of Google and Allianz as well as University groups from overseas. send us an email and we can help your group out

You can cancel anytime 24 hours prior to the tour start and receive a full refund. Any cancellations less than 24 hours can’t be refunded as we need to pay guides and suppliers. We will do our best to move you to another date or time slot if need be.