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Original Cocktail Walking Tour, New Orleans

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Key Highlights

  • Go behind the scenes at the oldest restaurant in the city
  • Visit the famous bars and restaurants in the French Quarter
  • This is a must-do tour on your first day in New Orleans
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approx. 2.5 hours

    Start time

    4:00pm
    Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours

    Meeting Point

    The tour departs from the Gray Line “Lighthouse” Ticket Office located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River (at the Steamboat Natchez Dock), only 1 block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.
    Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time..

    Ending Point

    The tour returns to the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Take a walk through the French Quarter’s famous bars and restaurants and discover the famous ‘spirits’ of New Orleans. It’s history...with a twist! Take this tour on your first day in New Orleans to discover the city's best night spots.

    Unique cocktails like Southern Delight were made famous in the city’s French Quarter. Stories about delicious concoctions, the people who frequented these bars and a tour of some of the oldest restaurants like Antoine’s and the Court of Two Sisters is a fascinating way to discover the history of New Orleans.

    Experience the laid back vibe and old world charm of the French Quarter on this unique walking tour of its bars and restaurants.

    Itinerary

    The tour departs from the Gray Line “Lighthouse” Ticket Office located at Toulouse Street and the Mississippi River (at the Steamboat Natchez Dock), only 1 block from Jackson Square in the French Quarter.

    Set out from here with your local English-speaking guide on a walking tour of the famous bars and restaurants of the French Quarter in New Orleans.

    From Sazerac and Pimm's Cup to the Hurricane and Hand Grenade, discover New Orleans' history and culture through its legendary bars and restaurants, and listen to stories about the people who frequented them.

    Your guide will entertain you with classic stories of the unique cocktails made famous here and the characters that brought them to life.

    The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English-speaking guide
    • Walking tour of French Quarter’s famous bars and restaurants

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Meals and refreshments
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Schedule and availability are subject to change. Please call the local operator on arrival in New Orleans to confirm schedule.

    Customers must be 21 years of age or older to take this tour.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Best fun

      Great trip, fabulous guide in Sandi, highly recommended...

      Susan M Hartley
    • Great fun

      As Solo traveller enjoyed getting to know the famous cocktails, history and landmarks of New Orleans in a group....

      allison Coogan
    • Great Tour

      Our Tour guide Joe was outstanding. A must do tour...

      Brenda O'Keefe