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African Foodie Trail - Footscray

East African cuisine has had influences from Indian, French, British, Egyptian and Turkish flavours to name a few. In a journey through the sub Saharan Africa, taste the blends of spices, in a bowl of fufu, a warm piece of Injera (Ethiopian bread) ormatoki(lamb stew). Sudan's more common foods are kisira(a type of pancake), rice,asida(ugali, or stiff porridge), and fish. In Ethiopia, typical foods would be injera/firfir,kichah(spiced pancake),dabo(bread), andbula(ensete, or stiff porridge). These are normally served with a variety of hot sauces (wat, or watt) on one large tray for the entire family.

We explore Footscray on our journey through Africa. With a population of over 5000 African decedents, it is the perfect place to try some authentic bread, buy some berbere spices and get your hands on the original coffee from Ethiopia.

Get ready for a gastronomical experience for your taste buds.

We guarantee you will be back for more!


Visittoa grocery shop and the opportunity to learn about the spices.

A Progressive 3 course Lunch an African restaurant and cafe

Tour Starting Point: Outside Footscray Station on Irving Street.

Things to keep in mind:

This is a walking tour; it is not fast-paced and is comfortable for most people. The walk from the various venues is about 30-40 minutes in total with breaks at each vendor; we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes.

Tours held alternate weekends but if a date of your preference is not listed, please give us a call and we will do our best to add additional tours. More dates to be released soon. Please email us if you would like to be notified. Alternatively, you may like to book a private tour (5 people minimum).

Got a question? email us at or call 1800 66 77 91