- Explore Shibuya’s most fascinating paths
- Visit 5 delicious food stops
- Try Kobe beef skewers, Kansai Takoyaki, Hiroshima okonomiyaki and 5 types of sushi
- Indulge in Taiyaki, a Japanese dessert!
- 1 free drink included
- End your journey with a tour of Shibuya Depachika, an underground food market
Street Food Shibuya Tour
Experience the tastes of Sibuya in one night!
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Why do we love this
This tour reveals a different side to Shibuya. Unlike most tours in the area, it doesn't only take you through the culture and fashion that the area is famous, but instead reveals a delicious, hidden food culture. We love that you see something a little bit different on this trip... full of tasty food and interesting dishes, Shibuya's food scene is worth discovering!
WHAT TO EXPECT
This is the ultimate foodie tour. Explore the hidden side of Shibuya's food scene an get an insiders perspective into the markets, culinary delights and food history of the area. This tour will show you the best food and eateries Shibuya has to offer - all the spots the locals love and go to eat! Nestled in the back alleys and winding streets of the city, these are unforgettable places you won't want to miss.
Throughout the tour, you'll get to stop at 5 different stores for delicious tastings and try dishes that are unique to the area.
On the menu is Kobe beef skewers and Kansai Takoyaki, crispy fried balls filled with octopus! You'll also get to try tasty Hiroshima okonomiyaki, a unique delicacy that's a little bit different to what you've had at home. Unlike traditional okonomiyaki, ingredients in Hiroshima okonomiyaki are layered rather than mixed. There's also a lot more cabbage used than in the Osaka style version.
But don't eat too much! There's still 5 types of sushi to try, all different delicate and delicious.
Once you've filled your belly, it's time to head to the last stop of your tour, Shibuya's Depachika. Japan’s 'depachika' are the basements of department stores and are an absolute food wonderland! You'll find rows of food stalls as well as local and international foodstuffs. Have a look for the ingredients for all the tasty Shibuya dishes you've tried!
Finally, for a sweet end to your tour, you'll get to munch on Taiyaki, a fish-shaped cake filled with oozy, sweet red bean paste. Yum!
This is a 3-hour tour, starting at 4.30 pm and finishing at 7.30 pm. Meeting point is in front of the green Information Bus (facing the Shibuya crossing) near the Hachiko statue.
Street Food Shibuya Tour
|11:00AM - 12:00PM|
Monday, 29-04-2016 11:00 AM - 12:00PM
How many participants are there?
Are Arigato Japan tours family friendly?
Yes, our tours are family friendly.
How old do you have to be to book a tour?
You must be over 18 to book and confirm a tour.
How old do you have to be to drink alcohol on tours?
In accordance with Japanese law, you must be over 20 years old to purchase and consume alcohol. And if you would like to drink on our tours we recommend you bring an identification card just in case the staff requests proof of age.
Are the tours conducted in English?
Yes, all of our administration and tour guides can speak English. Most are fully bilingual. We are adding other languages to our offerings as we grow and expand the business.
Is there a vegetarian, optional menu on the tours?
Yes, we have vegetarian menu options available for all tours; please tell us in advance so we can make the proper arrangements.
Can a person with allergies join the tours?
Yes, people who have allergies may join the tours; however please keep in mind that we cannot make a 100% allergy free food guarantee since all the food is prepared in the same kitchen. Cross-contamination is possible.
What happens if we are late for our tour?
Out of respect for our other guests, we must start the tour on time. There is a grace period of 5 minutes after the tour start time; however, if you are not there by the end of the grace period you most probably will be left behind. As our tours are structured with stops at popular eateries, our schedule is created to arrive at times outside of their peak hours. Also, we have reservations for certain periods of time. We must meet our scheduled times to ensure the best tour for everyone.
Arigato Japan is not liable for theft or bodily injury that a participant suffers. We are not responsible for no shows or late arrivals. Please book a tour with sufficient time to arrive.
Please check the meeting point information our tour pages to know where to meet us. If you arrive more than 10 minutes after the meeting time, we will, unfortunately, have to start the tour without you.
The tours run on a pre-determined schedule, and the participant is responsible for keeping up with the tour. We are not responsible for a participant’s physical condition or choice of attire that may affect his ability to keep up. We may walk about 2 or more kilometres.
There are no free participants (except children under two years old) or participants that do not eat and simply accompany a participant.
We must abide by this condition to ensure that everyone’s experience is respected. We will try our best to make sure guests with dietary concerns and restrictions can enjoy our tours as well.
Cancellation fees are as follows:
- 7+ days before tour date: full refund
- 4 to 6 days before original tour date: 50% refund
- We cannot accept cancellations within 72 hours or less prior to tour: and we offer no refund in that time frame
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