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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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Gina F wrote a review May 2019
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Wide variety of really yummy foods to try and great cultural history to go with it. Our understanding of Chinatown and it's people increased during the tour and we have taken that away with us, as well as some local businesses to return to in the future.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 12 May 2019
Thanks for joining us in Chinatown, and for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the food and the stories.
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Rosemary D wrote a review Feb 2019
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I have been on many taste tours and they are all exceptional experiences. A great mix of culture and food - lots of food! Our guide Eunice was fabulous and her additional insights made this tour exceptional. The range of food was amazing and the tea ceremony was a beautiful
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 22 Feb 2019
Thanks for coming to Chinatown and your beautiful review!. Great to see you both on tour again. Isn't Eunice a star! First lead
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Edward Herron wrote a review Jan 2019
4 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a very nice time, Patrick the tour guide is an interesting guy, he made the tour very enjoyable, we had a great time, the food was very good and the history lesson was great, my 8 year old daughter loved having to use chop sticks......
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 7 Jan 2019
Whats a beautiful review, thank you so much for supporting Taste Tours. Maybe you should buy your daughter some chopsticks. ;)
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Nana K wrote a review Dec 2018
San Jose, California43 contributions22 helpful votes
My husband and I were visiting Sydney from California, and wanted to try authentic local food. We are so glad that we chose this tour, and it was worth every penny we've paid. Our guide, Patrick, was excellent, and not only did we learn a lot about the history of Chinatown,
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 6 Jan 2019
Thanks for joining us on tour. Our Chinatown is a true Sydney icon, full of stories of early Chinese Australians and best of all great FOOD. Thanks for your beautiful review.
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FrenchFlossie wrote a review Nov 2018
New Zealand17 contributions16 helpful votes
Right from the get go, I knew this tour would not only be authentic but also provide a personal introduction to the fantastic variety of Asian cuisine that is a feature of Chinatown, and all on foot. Our guide was informative, friendly and knowledgeable making sure that for
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 25 Nov 2018
What a delightful review, thank you so much
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