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Taste your way through Chinatown and get to know this bustling district and its diverse cuisine—including dishes from China, Malaysia, Korea, and Thailand. Meet chefs at some of Sydney’s favorite eateries while your guide shares personal migration stories to Australia. A tea ceremony is included with food tastings that amount to dinner.
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75 Dixon St
75 Dixon St, Haymarket NSW 2000, AustraliaYou can take a bus or train to Central station and take a short walk to the corner of Hay St and Dixon St, near the Paifang Gate, Haymarket.
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    This Sydney food tour is a slice of history and culture, alongside deliciously diverse cuisine, telling the Aussie story of migration and settlement from the early days to the most modern times. This mouth-watering journey will visit hidden landmarks and share little known stories from the history of Chinese Australians. You will enjoy some of the best of Asian Australian cuisine, with origins from China, Korea, Thailand and Malaysia. You will beat the queues in Sydney's most popular Malaysian, and enjoy Sydney’s Chinatown classics, dishes include the best KFC (Korean Fried Chicken), handmade dumplings and noodles enjoyed by chefs on their days off, and a lotus shaped gelato beautiful enough to Instagram and delicious enough to win awards. With modern fusion and Sydney Chinatown classics, dishes include the best KFC (Korean Fried Chicken), handmade dumplings and noodles enjoyed by chefs on their days off, and lotus-shaped gelato beautiful enough to Instagram and delicious enough to win awards. Your tour will also include the serenity of a classic Chinese Tea Ceremony, an ancient and beautiful tradition.
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You'll end at
75 Dixon St
75 Dixon St, Haymarket NSW 2000, AustraliaYou can take a bus or train to Central station and take a short walk to the corner of Hay St and Dixon St, near the Paifang Gate, Haymarket.
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Highlights
  • Evening food tour of Sydney’s Chinatown
  • Learn about the culturally diverse neighborhood
  • Savor a variety of dishes for dinner
  • Bonus: Chinese tea ceremony at a teahouse
Important Information
Departure Point
75 Dixon St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Dinner
  • Food Tastings
  • Tea Ceremony
Exclusions
  • Drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian and gluten free option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gimmecookies wrote a review 13 Feb
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Tour guide Christine was great had expensive knowledge bit hard to hear her as slightly spoken and were in loud busy restaurants. Over all great, would recommend
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Rachel S wrote a review 12 Feb
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Our first time in Sydney and we had a great night out in Chinatown with Christie. She showed us some great local spots for cuisine, and included a lot of local history, with some quirky stories mixed in. We really enjoyed the tour!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Dana K wrote a review Jan 2020
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Our guide Patrick was amazing, really knew his stuff. The food was very good , it was just the right amount so you don't feel like youv'e eaten too much. Highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for your fabulous review. Patrick is a very smart young man.
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C1234indy wrote a review Jan 2020
20 contributions6 helpful votes
We loved our tour of Chinatown! Our guide Sophie was great; she was very knowledgeable about the history of Chinatown and the food scene in Australia. We tasted lots of delicious food-a great variety including a tea ceremony. I would definitely recommend this tour and I hope to
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from lesleyu2014, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for such a great review. Sophie is full to the brim with great information. :)
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Kim W wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Had a great time at the taste of China experience Christie knew lots of great information about the whole of China town. She told us lots of facts about the Asian traditions and we tried some great food! We tried breakfasts, mains and deserts and loved The tea tasting
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from lesleyu2014, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 10 Jan 2020
What a terrific review. Thank you so much. Our Chinatown is the best, we are all very proud of it.
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sonyafby
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Delicious & interesting
We ate some great food, shopped at some awesome spice and grocery stores and learned loads of local tips on where
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Gimmecookies
Darwin, Australia
376
Great knowledge
Tour guide Christine was great had expensive knowledge bit hard to hear her as slightly spoken and were in loud
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Rachel S
10
Fun evening with Christie
Our first time in Sydney and we had a great night out in Chinatown with Christie. She showed us some great local
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corynn51
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
51
Not what I expected and not fun
After all of the great reviews, I was surprised to not enjoy this experience at all. I was in Sydney for the first
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Carol F
Calgary, Canada
33
Best thing to do in the rain!
Great food great guide Kunal. Best thing to do rain or shine. Especially when it was raining everyday.
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Bernadette S
10
Well worth the money
My family of three were taken on a gourmet's delight around Barangaroo and The Rocks by our excellent guide
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Maussie54
Sydney, Australia
10959
Fantastic tour and great food
We did the Taste of Vietnam with Patrick. Everything was first class- Pat, the food, the suburb of Cabramatta. The
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Dana K
10
Great food and guide
Our guide Patrick was amazing, really knew his stuff. The food was very good , it was just the right amount so you
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adambS129OV
Vaucluse, Australia
41
Tour of Migration - Bankstown
Had a great afternoon on food tour in Bankstown last Saturday. Great guide, food and learned a lot about the area
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Sophie
20
Taste Tour of Bankstown
Fantastic food tour going to little hole in the wall places that I would never have discovered on my own. Ate
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