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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, Australia
    You 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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  • You'll end at
    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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Georgia wrote a review Nov 2020
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We really enjoyed our Taste of Chinatown tour. Our tour guide Christie was extremely knowledgable about the area, Asian culture and cuisine and all the food we tried was absolutely fantastic. She had put lots of thought into how to structure the tour with a mixture of walking,
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from lesleyu2014, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded Dec 22, 2020
Sydney's Chinatown is the best. Thanks for joining us on tour and this lovely review.
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Anna M wrote a review Oct 2020
Sydney, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
My mother and I decided to do a TASTE tour even though we live in Sydney. The tour was an absolute delight and apart from the amazing food - we learned so much about Chinatown itself as well as about the different regional foods of China. Patrick - our guide - was extremely
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded Nov 1, 2020
Thanks for this lovely review and for joining us in Chinatown. We think our Chinatown is the best in the world, and we love to show it off.
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Monica wrote a review Oct 2020
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I have been to Chinatown many times and for as long as I can remember but I had never experienced it like I did last night. Patrick is very knowledgable and provided history, background and anecdotes of the sites, architecture and restaurants making the night very enjoyable.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Lesleyau, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded Nov 1, 2020
Thank you for such a lovely review, and your generous recommendation.
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Gimmecookies wrote a review Feb 2020
Darwin, Australia64 contributions6 helpful votes
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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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Response from lesleyu2014, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Thanks for the constructive feedback. it does take a bit of time to develop 'guide voice" And thankyou for the recommendation!
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Rachel S wrote a review Feb 2020
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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
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Response from lesleyu2014, Manager at Sydney Food Tour: A Taste of Chinatown
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Our Chinatown is the best in the world ( I am not biased - much) Thanks for coming on tour with us and for this lovely review.
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