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Chinatown Street Food

Singapore

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3 hours | from $95.50 pp
A celebration of traditional Chinese heritage and contemporary local life, there’s nowhere better to explore than Chinatown if you want to discover a little of Singapore’s history and eat some of the tastiest, cheapest and most authentic food in the city! So explore Chinatown with a local and soak up the exciting fusion of fragrances, sights and tastes as you stroll through charming historic streets and eat your way around a traditional hawker centre. A feast for any foodie, you’ll be able to try the delicacies that Chinatown is famous for as well as taste dishes you may never have heard of and discover traditional (and unusual!) ingredients in the wet market.
3 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local host to discover bustling Chinatown and the local street food culture - which in this neighbourhood means the Chinatown Food Complex hawker centre, the largest in the city.Read more +

 

Discover traditional Chinatown and soak up the history of the character packed streets as you explore with your local, visiting important temples and traditional Chinese medicine shops, learning a little about the local culture and the origins of the area. 

Explore the hawker centre with your local which is a paradise for any street food lover! You’ll be able to sample the dishes that Chinatown is renowned for like poh piah (fresh spring roll), chwee kueh (water rice cake) and the famous chicken rice. 

Your local knows the best vendors to buy each dish at, so as well as discovering new ingredients and delicacies, you know you’ll be eating only the very best and getting the most authentic and local taste of this well known food court.

As well as eating your way around the hawker centre, you’ll visit the local wet market and where fresh produce (and even live seafood and other animals) are bought, so you’ll get an authentic glimpse into the local culture and see why the street food scene here is so unique. 

 

What To Expect 

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes and interests so we can assign a like-minded local who can create a bespoke experience for you.

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience you can always change your mind about what you want to do and eat. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary.

Although you will see well known markets, eateries and stores, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique.

 

What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 3 hours with a Local Host
* 6 - 8 tastings of different street foods
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

 

What's Not Included

* Additional food and drinks from the ones provided in the experience
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs 
* Gratuities (optional)

 

Meeting Point 

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience. 

 

Cancellation Policy

CCancel up to 14 days before your experience and get a full refund.  

Experience Highlights

* Join a local to discover the world of Chinatown’s hawker centre and try the delicious street food served here 
* Sample 6-8 of the most authentic local dishes, from unusual delicacies to Chinatown’s staple dishes 
* Explore the wet market and discover the ingredients that are used 
* Taste speciality local dishes like chicken rice, spring rolls, satay and water rice cake 
* Explore the historic streets of Chinatown and soak up the culture and history of the area

Total: USD
per adult
Start when you want

You can change your preferred start time after booking

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Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Languages
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free