Food glorious food
We have a whole smorgasbord of holidays to tantalise your taste buds. Indulge in Michelin starred dining, take a cookery lesson, explore local markets, go wine tasting or hunt for truffles – we have a holiday to make even the fussiest eaters lick their lips.
All prices include international flights and transfers unless otherwise stated and are subject to availability. T&Cs apply.
Eating exotic and interesting food is half the fun of travelling. Eat the freshest sushi on earth at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo as you learn to create sushi like a master with a private lesson. Of course sushi is not all Japan has to offer to tickle the taste buds but for a connoisseur this is a must.
From £3,830 per person for 6 nights in Japan between Tokyo and Kyoto, including flights, train transfers between Tokyo and Kyoto and a private sushi lesson in Tokyo.
Escape to the Maldives and enjoy some of the most wonderful culinary delights at Baros, a small, idyllic island just a 20-minute speedboat journey from Male. It's home to the Lighthouse restaurant, the hallmark of the island with a reputation as one of the best restaurants in the Maldives.
From £2,390 per person based on a 7 night stay on a B&B basis in a deluxe villa, including boat transfers and Emirates flights from London.
This beautifully converted 12th century castle is nestled in the undulating hills of the Chianti region of Tuscany. As well as it's own Michelin-starred restaurant and well-stocked wine cellar, there is also the opportunity to join in cookery classes, wine tastings and truffle hunting.
From £1,500 per person, based on two people sharing a double room for 4 nights a on a B&B basis, including return British Airways flights, private transfers and a full day wine tour and tasting with lunch.
Food lovers will delight in these two boutique hotels. Boucan, the plantation hotel of well-known chocolatiers Hotel Chocolat offers a unique take on Cacao infused cuisine and the opportunity to craft your own chocolate bar. From there, head to the charming Calabash in Grenada, where you will enjoy breakfast served on your balcony and acclaimed dinner at Rhodes, by Gary Rhodes.
From £2,480 per person based on 2 sharing for 5 nights at Boucan and 4 nights at Calabash, including flights and transfers.
Street food is an absolute highlight of the Vietnamese culture and you will witness this daily all over the country. Combine sightseeing with visits to floating markets, cookery lessons, street food tours on the back of vintage and of course sampling all the delicious local cuisine.
From £3,970 per person for 2 weeks in Vietnam on a B&B basis including flights and private guiding and transfers.
Visit Le Quartier Francais in the heart of the Cape Winelands, the food and wine capital of Africa, where world class restaurants are surrounded by extensive vineyards stretching towards a beautiful mountain backdrop. Dine at the renowned Tasting Room, or take advantage of their ‘Foodie Heaven’ guest package for a real treat.
From £2,040 per person based on 2 people sharing for a week in South Africa’s Cape including 4 nights at Le Quartier Francais and flights.
Learn about Moroccan cuisine and cook your own Moroccan specialities at Maison MK in Marrakech. During this course, you would be taken to the market in the morning to buy the ingredients, learn how to cook the dishes and enjoy a delicious lunch of your creations.
From £1,050 per person based on 2 people for 3 nights in a double room on a B&B basis, including return flights from London with British Airways and private airport transfers as well as a private cookery class for two.
Paternoster is the hidden gem of the Western Cape; it offers a tranquil escape from the crowds of Cape Town and is a food lovers paradise. Enjoy simply prepared crayfish on the beach, the freshest oysters, spiced seafood curries and the famous ‘Paternoster’ pizza topper. Stay at Standloper; a charming boutique hotel set on the dunes on the edge of town.
From £2,950 per person for a 10 nights in the Western Cape including 3 nights at Strandloper and international flights.
Dine on amazing tailored menus inspired by Ping Coombes specified to your family’s needs. And if you want to venture out then you are in one of the best regions for tasting the local Mediterranean cuisine; fantastic local markets with local olives, a huge variety of cheeses, fresh bread and much more!
From £1,500 per person based on 6 sharing for 7 nights from 14 July, including villa catering, car hire and flights.
Bait Al Bilad, or 'the Village House, is a fully resorted authentic Omani house in the fishing village of Qantab, near Muscat, offering a traditional 3-course Omani meal. Enjoy delicious, home-made breads, and signature dishes, typical of those prepared in a local home. Private cookery experiences available and they’ve even published a cookbook!
From £1,800 per person as part of a multi-centre itinerary to Oman, including, flights and private transfers.