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London Highlights : Changing of the Guards with Central London Food Tour

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  • Maximize your time in London by checking off two must-do activities in a single day! Marvel at the historic Changing of the Guard ceremony, an essential London tradition, and then embark on our Central London Food & DrinksTour, offering a delightful fusion of tradition and diverse flavors with over 10+ food & drinks tastings.
  • Experience the timeless spectacle of London's Changing of the Guard ceremony, enhanced by our expert guide's captivating commentary that adds rich context and insight to this iconic tradition.
  • Explore the culinary delights of Soho and Chinatown with an expertly curated itinerary. With a comfortable group size of 12, our Central London Food Tour allows you to savor the best of the area's diverse and delectable cuisines.

Changing of the Guard: An Iconic Ceremony

What's Included

  • Expert, English-Speaking Guide
  • Over 10 Food and Drink Tastings: Fish & Chips, Scotch Eggs, Scones, Indian Cuisine, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Italian delicacy, Tea, Indian drink, and 3 Beers
  • Headsets
  • Gratuities

Sites Visited

  • Fish & Chips Restaurant
  • International Restaurants
  • British Delicatessen
  • British Pub
  • The Mall
  • St James's Palace & Horse Guards Parade (From Outside)
  • St James's Park
  • Buckingham Palace (From Outside)
  • St James’s Church (From Outside)
  • Piccadilly
  • Leicester Square
  • Haymarket (From Outside)
  • Chinatown-Soho

Your two-part tour begins with our expert English-speaking guide leading you along The Mall, a scenic route filled with iconic landmarks such as St. James's Palace and Wellington Barracks. As you approach Buckingham Palace, your guide’s commentary will best prepare you for the Changing of the Guard Ceremony, an awe-inspiring spectacle that immerses you in the rich royal atmosphere.

Learn about the intricate details, historical significance, and the precision with which the ceremony is executed. With your guide pointing out key elements, you'll gain a deeper appreciation for this symbolic display of royal heritage.

Central London Food Tour with 10 Tastings

After a short break, let your food tour begin! From St. James’s Courtyard, enjoy a 30-minute tasting experience of a delightful spread that includes a classic Scotch egg, scones with cream and jam, and a glass of sparkling tea. The gastronomic journey continues at Sagar Indian Restaurant, for an authentic Indian dish paired with a refreshing soft drink.

Indulge your taste buds further with a visit to a trendy British hotspot for a portion of freshly prepared fish and chips – no food tour in London would be complete without including the classic British dish. Next, we’ll add a touch of sweetness to your palate with a visit to a nearby Italian Bar.

Following your dessert, it's time to take a brief stroll into Chinatown. Your guide will then lead you to a historic British pub for the tour’s exciting final stop – a tasting experience featuring Sticky Toffee Pudding and three different beers!

Throughout the food tour, your expert guide will provide insightful commentary, ensuring an enriching and fun experience. With over 10+ food & drinks tastings, including traditional British delights and internationally renowned food, this itinerary promises a perfect blend of cultural exploration and delicious cuisine in the heart of London. Headsets are provided when appropriate, ensuring you can always hear your guide and fully immerse yourself in the fascinating tales of each stop.

Join us for a day filled with royal spectacles and culinary wonders, creating memories to last a lifetime. Check out our full range of tours and activities in London to book the one that perfectly suits your interest and itinerary. 

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