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Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown provided by Taste Tours

Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown

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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.
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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    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
Meriton Retail Precinct George Street
537-551 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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  • 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
Return Details
Meriton Retail Precinct George Street, 537-551 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Food tasting
  • Local guide
  • Dinner
  • Food Tastings
  • Tea Ceremony
  • 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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C L wrote a review Nov 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates2 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a wonderful experience with Sophie as our guide, we hit a bunch of different shops in Chinatown, discovered a few hidden gems that our local friends hadn't heard of, and had a great time all around. Sophie is a charming, informative guide, and you'll be lucky to have her.
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Date of experience: November 2018
Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded 17 Nov 2018
Sydney’s Chinatown is fully of stories of Chinese Australians, and have a huge selection of delicious eating places available. Sophie has such great knowledge to share.We are so pleased that you enjoyed our small selection. Thanks for the beautiful review.
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annkreit wrote a review Oct 2018
Scotch Plains, New Jersey24 contributions7 helpful votes
My husband and I experienced a delectable delightful delicious Chinatown food tour with the great Patrick. We have done food tours in many different cities and this Sydney Food Tour ranks very high. Not only did we have a well balanced sampling of a variety of foods but we felt
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Date of experience: October 2018
maggie111111 wrote a review Oct 2018
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Great tour! Found new places to eat and learned a lot about the history of Chinatown. Patrick, our guide, was engaging and his love of food and history made the tour memorable. Highly recommend
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F8sen wrote a review Jul 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions
What a wonderful experience ! Highly recommend it. You get a great feel of china town and its surroundings and while you are in the area, it is a must to go to the Chinese Friendship Garden. Thank you to Patrick for being such a wonderful guide.
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Date of experience: July 2018
SamW10 wrote a review Jun 2018
Sydney, Australia16 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband and I did the Chinatown tour with Patrick and as Sydney locals we were overwhelmed with all the delicious places that are so close to us but we never knew about. Patrick is super knowledgeable and constantly pointing out recommended places. The amount of food was
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