Taste of Chinatown – Haymarket, Sydney

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Chinatown (Haymarket)











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Discover the history of Chinese Australians. Taste faves from China, Korea, & Malaysia.

  • Sample authentic and modern dishes from China, Korea, and Malaysia enhanced by Aussie ingredients. GF options available
  • Visit hidden landmarks celebrating Asian-Australians, and hear the stories of Chinese Settlers, from the first fleet to the gold rush
  • Visit 'Peoples Favourite' award winning restaurants, taste modern Korean fried chicken and Chinatown classics.
  • Talented tour guides with extensive local knowledge. Always a small intimate group, never more than 12 people on your tour.
  • Gluten Free options available. Easy walking with some steps.



  • Your tour guide will meet you at the corner of Hay St and Dixon St, near the Paifang Gate, Haymarket
  • 3-hour fully guided cultural tasting tour

  • Generous local food specialty tastings at cafes, restaurants, and food courts.  Chosen because they are award winning, visited by chefs, or local favourites.

  • Food equivalent to a generous meal (or more)

  • Small tour group of up to 12 customers only

  • Gluten free options available


On this Sydney tour, you’ll visit hidden landmarks and discover little-known stories from the history of Chinese Australians. Enjoy some of the best of Asian Australian cuisine, with origins from China, Korea, and Malaysia.

With modern fusion and Sydney Chinatown classics, dishes include the best KFC (Korean Fried Chicken), handmade dumplings, and more!

You can take a bus or train to Central station and take a short walk to the corner of Hay St and Dixon St, near the Paifang Gate, Haymarket.

(Near Emperor’s Puffs)

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What if I have dietary restrictions or allergies?

Please be sure and let us know if you (or anyone in your group) has a dietary restriction (e.g. vegetarian, diabetic, allergy, etc.) when you purchase your tickets. As long as we know in advance, we may be able to accommodate your needs. We note what allergies that we are not able to manage in the tour descriptions.

Do we only walk around and sample food?

Absolutely not! Our tours combine commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into unique 3-6 hour experiences. You’ll be guided through Sydney’s best kept secret suburbs, eating local artisans’ most delicious foods while learning about food, culture, and history from local guides.

Do you run private tours?

We sure do! Check out our private tour page!

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, advance ticket purchase is required. Events typically sell out quickly. To maximise your chances of getting the date, time, and number of tickets you prefer, please book well in advance.

What should I bring with me?

You should bring a camera/phone and a small bottle of water. If it’s a sunny day, please bring sunscreen/sunnies/a hat.

You should also bring a healthy appetite! 🙂

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"A brilliant way to experience the different elements of Chinatown in Sydney. Sophie was so personable and full of knowledge about the history of the area and the food was amazing. Excellent value for money and a great way to spend a few hours in town. The tea ceremony was a highlight."

Rose O, TripAdvisor

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