Wander through Hong Kong’s Central and Sheung Wan neighborhoods on this incredible four-hour tour that showcases the tastes and flavors of Asia. Go off the beaten path and sample food from six different culinary destinations as you follow your expert local guide through back alleys and open markets. You’ll taste traditional dim sum, noodles and sweet desserts, plus wind through colonial architecture and learn about the city’s colorful history. With a small group cap of 12 people you’re sure to have a personalized experience.

Highlights

  • 4-hour Hong Kong afternoon culinary tour
  • Stroll through the neighborhoods of Central and Sheung Wan with an expert guide
  • Sample delicious food tastings at six carefully selected restaurants and shops
  • Try wontons, roasted meat, handpicked tea, egg tarts and more!
  • Discover a hidden side to Hong Kong’s business district and learn about its food culture
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a personalized experience with a knowledgeable guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This intelligent guide is a Hong Kong local foodie who has hand-selected places that provide the most authentic experience and taste. Servings are just right, but by the end of it you'll be comfortably full!

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What You Can Expect

Hong Kong Food Tour: Central and Sheung Wan Districts

At Tea Studio

Meet your guide and small group in the afternoon at a designated place on Queen’s Road Central, located in Hong Kong’s thriving business district. Then follow your guide on a foodie adventure through the alleyways of Central and its neighbor Sheung Wan, visiting six family-run hot spots – from a noodle shop to a local bakery – for tastings both savory and sweet! (Please note: All food venues are subject to change.)

Begin your culinary walking tour with a stop at a wonton noodle shop, an award-winning family restaurant started by the grandfather of a brother-sister team. Savor delicious wontons with noodles and intensely flavored broth before moving on to a restaurant specializing in roasted meat. Here, taste a bowl of succulent roast meat rice and learn how the owner of more than 30 years has perfected the juicy meat. Continue to one of the neighborhood’s oldest shops to gulp a refreshing glass of juice, containing elements that balance the delightful flavors on your food tour.

Next, follow your guide to one of Hong Kong’s greatest hidden treasures – a private tea house, set in a Chinese courtyard. Sip a handpicked selection of high-quality cha (tea), meant to aid with digestion. As you meander with your guide from one tasting location to another, walk through an open market, where you can watch how the locals bargain over fresh fish.

At Dim Sum corner, where you’ll find siblings, in-laws, nieces and nephews all helping out with the family-run business, sample a selection of dim sum and you’ll want to come back for more. Finally, your guide will lead your small group down a side alley to check out a little bakery where you can relish your dessert – freshly baked tarts still hot from the oven – yum!

Throughout your culinary and cultural tour, your local guide – a food connoisseur – will lead you past beautiful colonial architecture in the business district, and share interesting facts and anecdotes about Central and Sheung Wan. Learn about Hong Kong’s food culture and food industry, as well as its cultural heritage, living conditions and history of development.

After visiting several hidden gems of this commercial area – far from the busy shopping malls and typical sightseeing spots – you’ll gain new insight into Hong Kong. At the end of your tour, your guide will help you with directions to get back to the starting location or point you to the Sheung Wan MTR station.

Customer Reviews

Jeremy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Really enjoyed the tour, great food and great tour guide

Holly G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

I highly recommend this tour to anyone. Cliff, our guide, was knowledgable, engaging and entertaining. We visited 6 places that are 3rd and 4th generation owned which really gave us insight into the Hong Kong culture. This was by far our favorite tour in Hong Kong. Thank you, Cliff!!

Ari N A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

This tour was awesome! Over 3 hours of cultural and culinary adventure where in a small group we were lead by a friendly local who led us though delicious authentic restaurants, the wet market, bakeries, and other small businesses. Everything was delicious and it felt like there were new surprises at each place. We left full with food and with insider's information including useful Cantonese phrases and what makes certain restaurants special in Hong Kong. I would do this tour again in a heartbeat and recommend it to anyone.

Vicki L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Lillian was a fantastic guide and full of great information. The food was fantastic.

Todd B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Our tour was sourced through Hong Kong Foodie Tasting Tours. Silvana and Yammy did an excellent job of teaching us about Hong Kong cuisine and history. The food was delicious!

Gary M United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This is a must tour! Food tasting and history of the area were GREAT. I have never had wontons the size of ping pong balls, or baked pork buns that melt in your mouth. Oh, and the warm egg custard to finish the night was great! I recommend this tour for people of ALL ages. We had kids on our tour that loved trying new things!

Terrea v

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our tour guide's name was Livana spelling? She was excellent. One of the highlights of our Hong Kong trip! We went to a family owned restaurants we probably would never have found on our own. First a wonton restaurant where we had the best pork belly wontons we've ever tasted. Ever! Then to a a meat restaurant for the best barbecued pork we've ever tasted. Ever! Then to a Sugar Cane factory where we tasted pure sugar cane juice. Then to a Dim Sum restaurant which I felt was just mediocre and afterward we went to a bakery where we tasted yummy egg tarts! I highly recommend!

Bruce T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Highly recommend both for the food and learning more about Hong Kong. Our guide, Silvana, was so knowledgeable about both the food and history, and was very proud of her city. Food was excellent and we were amazed at the portion size.

David W USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great tour, food was fantastic.

REBECCA C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our Foodies Tour was Awesome!! We enjoyed every minute of the Tour and the food was exceptional. Our Host Silvanah was full a local knowledge both on the history of hong kong and the local food.
Our first stop for noodles and wonton was great, the BBQ pork was the best we had ever tasted and the tour of the kitchen was great. There was more than enough food to sample and the drinks were refreshing. Then the egg tart..... Well it was the best thing that I have ever eaten!! This tour is a must do if you are visiting hong kong!

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