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Mar 26, 2018
“Amazing food journey”
Oct 11, 2017
“A taste of Beijing”
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If you love food and learning about favorite Chinese regional cuisines, then Hias Gourmet's gastro walking tours are for you. They are personalized guided tours of Beijing's tastiest neighbourhoods. Walking tours go beyond tourist areas, venturing...more
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

I booked the Beijing dinner food tour for myself and a few colleagues from work during our short business trip to Beijing. Shannon was very helpful during the booking process as we needed to book a private tour. She emailed specific directions and maps to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Shannon was or guide during this tour. She was very helpful throughout the tour. We were provided with precise directions to our meeting place and she was there on time. We visited a very local area. Not touristy at all. We started with a tea...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Carmen S B
HiasGourmet, Manager at Food Tours - Hias Gourmet Culinary Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2017

Thanks very much for your lovely review.

Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Shannon was a delightful "foodie" who skillfully walked us through food stalls and introduced us to various eats. Her email communications were very clear and she even accommodated us changing the day of our tour. We paid 30% up front and the rest in cash...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank ChiGlobetrotter4
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Prior to our trip to Beijing we communicated several times with Shannon about the food tour, transportation to the food tour, and doing a Peking Duck dinner. She was very helpful giving us information about the subway, using the internet in China, and arranging a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank jill1349
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We did a private Secret Beijing Tour and it was such a really cool way to get a unique look at Beijing food + culture. Loved it! quirky, interesting, something a bit different from your regular group tour

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank BronwynC74
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We did a tour with Shannon and it was great, one of the standout experiences of our time in China. We had a few food issues in our group but she was really flexible and tailored a private tour for us. Loved it.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Laura S
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I recommend this tour for both those who are just on a short stay in Beijing but also for long-term Beijiners that never had the courage to go to the snack streets and make their minds up in front of such a variety of tastes...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank José David G
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I highly recommend this tour to everyone who is a little skeptical about the food in Beijing. We had the pleasure of having Shannon as our tour guide. She is originally from Australia and speaks perfect English. She also speaks Chinese. This tour definitely was...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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HiasGourmet, Manager at Food Tours - Hias Gourmet Culinary Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2016

Thanks very much for your lovely review!

Reviewed April 19, 2016

This tour is a little pricey and at first that made me not want to do it. Except I was kind of looking for somebody to take me around and feed me a bunch of foods that I might not be brave enough to try...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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HiasGourmet, Manager at Food Tours - Hias Gourmet Culinary Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2016

Thanks very much for your response!

Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

For more than 50 USD per person, this tour was not worth it. We strolled along a couple of main streets and were not given too many details about the limited food we ate. The tour guide also brought us to people's doorways and it...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Wajiha A
HiasGourmet, Manager at Food Tours - Hias Gourmet Culinary Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2016

I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your tour. The guide you had is very proud of her country and her culture so she works very hard to go beyond the usual tour experience and to give her guests a good understanding of everyday life...More

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