Taste Cultural Food Tours: Sydney Discovery Tour: Taste & Experience the Culture of Chinatown

Sydney Discovery Tour: Taste & Experience the Culture of Chinatown

Sydney, Australia

Taste Cultural Food Tours

Social Enterprise

3 hours
From$95 USDper person

Taste Cultural Food Tours is a social enterprise dedicated to building social connections and fostering cross-cultural understanding.

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Sydney’s Chinatown while supporting the empowerment of disadvantaged youth.
  • Sample great food and desserts while hearing about the history of the area.
  • Experience a traditional Chinese tea ceremony.

Tour revenue will be invested in providing training, employment opportunities, and empowerment to the disadvantaged, including refugees and the youth from Sydney’s West.

Tour Details

  • Frequency

    Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday

  • Start Time

    Tuesday & Thursday - 6 PM, Saturday -12 PM

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Good For

    Adults, Families, Youth, Professionals

  • Languages


  • Weather

    Tour takes place rain or shine (tour itinerary might be modified in case of inclement weather)

  • Tour Participants

    1 to 16

  • Difficulty

    Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)

  • Clothing & Equipment

    Comfortable clothes, Comfortable shoes

  • Volunteer Opportunities


Tour Description

Embark on an amazing cultural and culinary experience in Sydney's Chinatown, sampling and tasting the delicious food that Sydney has to offer! Visit a number of restaurants and food suppliers and try dishes such as salt & pepper eggplant, custard puffs, Chinese lamb skewers, dumplings, noodles, and Filipino leche flan. Experience a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony. Discover the history of the area and its context within the city.

Tour price includes food tastings. Additional food, water, and soft drinks can be purchased along the way.

Tour Start Address

PaiFang Gates on Dixon St, near Hay St (opposite Paddy’s Market), Sydney, Australia

More About Taste Cultural Food Tours


To bring the communities together through unique food tours, building strong social connections and fostering cross-cultural understanding.

Main Programs

  • Migrant and refugee empowerment and training

  • Building cross-cultural understanding and social cohesion

  • Providing training and support, which helps people of diverse backgrounds (newly arrived migrants and refugees and young people) to secure employment in their chosen profession

  • Operating food and culture tours in Sydney communities that struggle with social challenges