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Official Private Borough Market Food Tour

Official Partners with Borough Market


2 - 10 guests
Total from
+ £65 per person on the tour to cover the food/drink costs.

Totally Tailored is the only tour company licensed to guide at Borough Market so this private experience provides behind-the-scenes insight like no other. Meet the people, hear the stories, and taste the delicious produce that make this food market a world-famous destination.

This private tour includes

  • Food expert as your passionate guide (our guides include former chefs, small food business owners, and ex-market traders)
  • Private ‘meet-the-producer’ meat and cheese tasting talks with our stall-holder friends
  • The best of the market’s British and international foods (enough food for a full meal for each guest)
  • Cider tasting
  • Dessert course
  • Secrets of the local area on our off-the-beaten track route
  • Sit down drink to toast the end of the tour
  • The opportunity to tailor this tour to your allergies or tastes on booking


Tour Details


10AM – 12.30PM (noon) or 2.30PM – 5 PM

Our tour is timed to miss the lunchtime rush.

Meeting Point

Borough Market, exact location to be emailed to you prior to the tour.


Every day except Saturday & Monday.

Not Included


Languages Available

English, Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese.

As availability for tours in languages other than English is more limited please email requests@totallytailored.com with your desired date and language.


Sample Itinerary

Meet Your Private Foodie Guide
Meet your expert and official private foodie guide outside Borough Market.

Understand the History
Learn about the incredible beginnings of the 1000-year-old Borough Market. Be introduced to the people behind the produce and delve behind-the-scenes as you taste directly from the traders.

Taste All the Flavours
Taste delicious tea, cheese, charcuterie, oysters, hot food, and a dessert!

Discover the Secrets
Explore the Dickensian backstreets with your knowledgeable guide and learn the significance of the market to the wider local area.

Leave With a Greater Connection to the Area
Toast the end of the tour with a glass of wine or alternative and leave with a deep understanding of the people, history, and stories that make Borough market and its surroundings such a special place.



Yes, all our tours are private and can be customized to our guests’ interests.

Absolutely. Our tour guides are fun, dynamic, and experienced in managing (and entertaining!) groups with kids.

Yes, this private tour has vegetarian options available. For other dietary requirements, please contact us beforehand and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Yes, simply email requests@totallytailored.com for a bespoke quote for your larger group.

Borough Market cannot be toured by vehicle, though it is accessible to wheelchair visitors.

We are happy to arrange a private vehicle to transport guests from their hotel to the market and back, and wait for them during their tour. Please email requests@totallytailored.com to request this option.

Absolutely, we find this works well for work events and can host up to 40 people. Please email us at requests@totallytailored.com.

Should you have to cancel your tour for any reason we will happily refund 70 percent of the total price paid up to one week before your tour. 30 percent of the price paid is non-refundable due to our processing and ticket costs.

Tips for your guide are never expected, but they do show you think your guide did a brilliant job! If you would like to tip your guide, please do so directly during the tour (10 – 15% is customary).

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