Ultimate Chinatown Food Experience

Chinatown Food Complex, wet markets, Chinese medicine shops and fresh poh piah.

  • Private &

  • 3 hours

  • From
    $76.50  USD per person based on 2 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

You’ll set off on a jaunt with one of our Singapore hosts around Chinatown where you’ll find some of the best street food in the city- a bold statement when you’re in a city which practically lives off street eats, but let us explain.

Aside from the Chinatown Food Complex, which is where you can taste Michelin starred street food in the form of soya sauce chicken and rice - which is wildly more tasty than its name lets on - you’ll find such delights as poh piah (fresh spring roll) and chwee kueh (water rice cake).

Maybe it’ll be the food which lulls you into a coma, or maybe it’s the swaying lanterns, billowing smoke screens and the air of mystery from traditional Chinese medicine shops which will hypnotize you, who can say.

From here, you’ll walk (probably quite slowly after all that food) to a traditional wet market where you can see live seafood and try to decipher all manner of ingredients.

Experience highlights

  • Join your host and discover Chinatown’s hawker centres and street markets, sampling some of the delicious street food that’s served there

  • Sample 6 - 8 of the most authentic local dishes, from unusual delicacies to Chinatown’s staple dishes

  • Explore the wet market and discover where fresh produce is sourced

  • Taste local specialties like chicken rice, spring rolls, satay and water rice cakes

  • Explore the historic streets of Chinatown and soak up its culture and history

Good to know

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with a host
  • 6 - 8 tastings of different street foods
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks (additional from those provided in the experience)
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Meet-up point

  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancellation policy

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

How it works

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  • Just right for you

    We’ll pair you with the right host based on your personality and interests. Trust us, we know all our hosts personally.

  • The fun bit

    Spend time in the city with your carefullyselected host. You have an itinerary but it’s unscripted so it’s up to you and your host where you go and what you do.

Hello curious traveler! If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me with any questions or plans you may have. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

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Reviews for this experience


5 average | 3 reviews

April 2018


Our Chinatown food tour in Singapore with Francesca was fabulous! She was very knowledgeable and personable. She took very good care of us. We had a lot of fun and some great food. You can't go wrong if you book her.

Review by Michael M

Reviews for Singapore


July 2019

Ein tolles Erlebnis

Es war eine großartige Erfahrung mit Nengyi, einem netten und geselligen Menschen in der Stadt Singapur

Review by Martin F


July 2019

Excellent time in Singapore

Our guide, Kenny, was very friendly and knowledgeable. He allowed us to have exactly the experience we were hoping for. I highly recommend this to any tourist wanting to know the history or more information (food, culture, shopping, etc.) on any parts of Singapore!

Review by Kimberly K


July 2019

Sehr interessante Tour in ein unbekanntes Singapur

Janice Lu hat eine tolle Tour für uns organisiert und uns die - für uns bisher - unbekannten Seiten von Singapur gezeigt. So sahen wir China Town, Little India und Little Arabia. Hochspannend und kurzweilig. Auch unseren Kindern (13 und 11) hat die Tour sehr gut gefallen, trotz 3h gehen .... ;-)

Review by Martin S

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