Modern Melbourne is home to a diverse population, including a large Chinese community that began immigrating to the city in the 1850s. Spend an evening exploring the history and flavors of Chinatown on this 3-hour walking food tour. Meet your guide in central Melbourne and head to the Chinatown gates. Be sure to bring your appetite!
Throughout the tour, stop in at four different Chinese restaurants to sample their specialty dumplings. The succulent, doughy balls are a favorite dish among Melbournians and come in a wide variety of fillings and flavors. Compare tasting notes with your guide and fellow tour members as you dig into shared platters of the housemade delicacies. If you’re feeling brave, try a dumpling topped with the city’s hottest chili sauce!
Throughout the 3-hour tour, you’ll walk a leisurely 1 mile (1.5 km) and devour enough dumplings for a light and satisfying meal. Part with your guide back in central Melbourne, where you can continue exploring the city’s dining scene and nightlife on your own.