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Overview
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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You'll start at
108 Dixon St
108 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. We meet outside the Pub. Please aim to be there 15 minutes before the tour starts so that we can start on time
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    Chinatown
    Stop: 3 hours -
    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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Meriton Retail Precinct George Street
537-551 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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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
108 Dixon St, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia
Duration
3h
Return Details
Meriton Retail Precinct George Street, 537-551 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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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Gezzabelle26 wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia23 contributions6 helpful votes
Being Sydneysiders and usually feeling overwhelmed as to where to eat in Chinatown, this well-organised tour gave us an insight to great places from different Asian cuisines. Starting with Malaysian and a very tasty beef rendang, cream puffs, a calming tea ceremony at a tea
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 1 Oct 2019
Patrick is so smart and funny. So glad you had fun and now have our list of favourites to go back too. And thanks for sharing this detailed review.
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Jen M wrote a review Oct 2019
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Excellent tour. Food was amazing and well-chosen. Tour was informative and engaging. Excellent experience!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 1 Oct 2019
And excellent review! thanks so much
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Julie M wrote a review Sep 2019
Nz12 contributions3 helpful votes
Ivy and Ling gave us a fantastic night of history, conversation and a taste of Chinatown cuisine. I would thoroughly recommend this walking tour as a must-do if you are visiting Sydney. We saw so much more than we could have experienced by ourselves. Thanks, ladies for a great
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 1 Oct 2019
We love Chinatown and love to share the stories, and those hidden spots...Thanks for joining us and taking the time to write this review :)
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copelandgroupie wrote a review Sep 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina2 contributions1 helpful vote
My family and I stayed one night in Sydney and wanted to do a food tour to get a variety of Asian cuisine. We had a great time, loved all the food choices, and learned a lot about the area and food from our guide, Patrick. This is a must do if you're in the area and wanting eat
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 8 Sep 2019
We have the best Chinatown in Sydney, such a great selection, big stories and great sights. Thanks for letting us show you around, and for sharing your experience in this review.
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BenVfromDC wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic tour! Our guide, Ivy, was amazing and the food was incredible. This is a much better option than picking a restaurant and hoping that it is good. We got to experience and learn so much. I would do it again many times over!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 8 Sep 2019
You are always welcome back! thank you for this glowing review.
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Well worth the money
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