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Beijing Hutong Food and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk

Highlights
  • 4-hour Beijing hutong food and beer tour by tuk tuk
  • Explore Beijing’s hutong alleys and the foods locals love
  • Up to five food stops at family restaurants and homes you wouldn’t find alone
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Beijing Hutong Food and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk
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Beijing Hutong Food and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk
$75.00
Overview
Eat your way around Beijing’s old ‘hutong’ alleyways and courtyards on a 4-hour small-group tour. Explore by private tuk tuk and enjoy up to five food stops at tucked-away restaurants and homes you wouldn’t find by yourself. Taste staples like Beijing wraps, flame-grilled meats, and noodles, learn about local cuisine over unlimited beers and sodas, and enjoy a last beer stop at an Arrow Brewing Factory bar. Come hungry: your tastings amount to dinner.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group of 10 or fewer at an easy-to-find central location near Beijing’s Lama Temple. Then, set off by private tuk tuk into the crooked alleys and courtyards of the city’s old hutongs — Beijing’s original residential districts.

Absorb the historical atmosphere and as you explore, learn about traditional daily life here, including local cuisine. Delve into the bustling lanes and enjoy up to five food stops to sample local specialities, heading off the beaten path to homes or small family restaurants that you wouldn’t find alone.

At each stop, sample a local staple and learn how it’s been made in the same way for generations. Dishes may vary, but expect to savor noodles at a private home, grill meat on open flames, and wrap ingredients into freshly made Beijing wraps.

Between tastings, chat with your guide over unlimited local beer and sodas, and finish with more beer — this time courtesy of Arrow Factory Brewing. Sample one of Beijing’s best craft beers at this hutong bar and enjoy a glass of your chosen brew.

Your tour finishes in the area when your guide departs, leaving you with directions back to your hotel or tips on exploring further.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Great experience in every possible way

Food was amazing, beer was great, but what made our experience during the tour extraordinary was our tour guide Murong! She gave us information about food ingredients, history and mixed them with fun facts. Whole tour was very enjoyable experience and I would definitely try...More

Thank Zuzka V
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fun Evening

We took the food and beer tour and it was one of the most fun things we did in Beijing. The food was excellent and definitely places we would hesitate to visit alone. The beer and tuk tuk added to a very unique experience that...More

Thank Cody C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Please arrive hungry

Because there will be so much food to try and love! Nicole has been a super great guide, always supplying us with so much beer or soda or water - and the stories behind the food and culture in Beijing. I attended alone, with two...More

Thank Manu G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
So much fun

Unlimited beer and all so much delicious food that we couldn’t possibly finish most of it. Every spot on the tour is a gem. Our guide for the night was Gloria and she did a fantastic job keeping us all moving and finding solutions to...More

Thank Will S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent food tour

There is no way we would have found these places without the tour. Icy was our guide and she gave us a very thorough briefing to tell us the ways they do things in Beijing which puts our mind at rest. The food was delicious....More

Thank James D
Nicole K, Manager at Lost Plate Beijing Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your superb review, James! One of the best way to discover the city and its history and culture is to try out local dishes, and it makes your experience a whole lot better if you are accompanied by a foodie like Icy,...More

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tesiazzz
June 26, 2018|
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Response from RogersParkian | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not respond sooner. No passports needed. Those little restaurants are pretty fun. If you are out on a weekend, at least one of those places had a very authentic crowd.
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linda y
April 7, 2018|
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Response from Cristina S | Reviewed this property |
When I did the evening hutong tour last October (2017), it began at 6:30 and we were advised to arrive at least 10 minutes early. But yes, it ended around 10. The Lost Plate organizers are pretty responsive, so like others I... More
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