Food & Drink

Ultimate Chinatown Food Experience

Pla Poa, oyster omelets and hawkers hawking.

  • (1 review)
  • Private &
  • 3 hours
  •  From $55.00 USD per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

You'll be hypnotized (okay, not really) by Chinatown's intoxicating world of spices, aromas, sights and sounds - food culture here is immersive to say the least! With one of our local Bangkok hosts, explore the area and taste for yourself exactly why it's so renowned for its street food culture.

This is the ideal experience for any food lover, aka anybody - all you need is to come hungry and with an adjustable waistband.

Taste Thai-Chinese dishes that have been made here for centuries like pla pao (salty barbecued fish) and oyster omelet, discover ingredients you've never even heard of and flavors you could never have imagined with your host leading you to the best stalls to try each dish.

You're not just limited to the markets, venture with your host into the corners of the area populated by hawkers, who appear and disappear just as fast with their wandering food stalls, and you'll dip into local eateries too.

Watch as your snacks are made in front of you - true showmanship - and fall in love with Chinatown's food culture. You just might not fall in love with the deep fried insects.

Our Picks

  • Enjoy 3 hours with your host as you taste your way through the incredible Thai Chinese street food that the area is famed for and explore Chinatown

  • Get what you want out of your experience - try regional ingredients and explosive flavors as you sample some of Bangkok's classic dishes

  • Your experience, your pace - let your host create an experience ideal for your tastes whether spicy, sweet, savory or all three

  • Hear about the origin of many of the dishes that you might try and get the inside scoop on where to enjoy them

  • Try a feast of 6-8 dishes, all at the best place to try them - be it a humble hawker stall or a hole-in-the-wall cafe, your host knows exactly where to go

Good to know

What’s included
  • A private and personalized experience
  • 3 hours with your host
  • 6-8 tastings of various local food specialities
  • A glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Walking experience
What’s not included
  • Food and drinks other than the ones included in the experience
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

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The fun bit

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where you go and what you do.

This experience’s reviews


4.3 average | 3 reviews

December 2018

Street food tour of Chinatown at night

We had already been out all afternoon on a city tour so when Ping met us we were feeling a little tired. Ping soon sorted us out with a quick stop for coffee before getting us in a tuk-tuk to wake us up ! Tour of street food places in & around chinatown was great; Ping explained what was on offer & what the best dishes were to try at each place we stopped at. She also got us to try some of the local drinks made with either fruit or flowers which were really good too. Ping was great company & made sure that we were stuffed by the end of the tour. I would definitely recommend this type of tour to people !

Review by Stephen C

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