Nanyang, or Southeast Asia, is a melting pot of culture, and that diversity has lent itself to its unique cuisine. With this tour, trace the Chinese influence and roots of Singapore’s heritage foods, and gain an insight into how various dialect groups like the Cantonese, Hokkien, and Teochew borrowed inspiration from each other to create the dishes we know and love today.
This walking and eating food trail traces the Chinese roots of the best heritage foods that evolved in Nanyang.
Meet the local hawkers and find out how their dishes have evolved into the unique and delectable cuisines of today.
Explore the UNESCO Heritage Hawker Food Culture and enjoy the lip-smacking marriages of food and history.
Gain insights into how Singapore's melting pot of Chinese cultures like Cantonese, Hakka, Hokkien and Teochew, led to the fusion foods we enjoy today.
English speaking Guide
Audio Guide system
(Head-sets will be provided, or you may bring your personal earphones)
Lunch through many tasting meals, Themed snacks and drinks
Any other items of a personal nature
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Children below 5 years old can enter for free and will be counted towards maximum group size but will not be offered any food or drinks.
Chinatown Visitor's Centre (10:00AM)
Meet up at Chinatown visitor's centre to begin the tour.
Learn about the hawker culture in Singapore and the history behind some of the famous local dishes.
Discover how original recipes brought from China were mixed and adpated in Singapore.
URA Centre (1:00PM)
The tour ends at the URA Centre.
Itinerary details are for reference only and may be subject to change depending on the weather and other unforeseen circumstances.
Meeting point will be at Chinatown visitor's centre (near Buddha Tooth Relic Temple).
Thursdays and Saturdays: 10:00AM-1:00PM
While maximum no. of guests is capped at 30 pax, guests will be subdivided into groups of 5, and may be required to wear different coloured lanyards.
Due to the nature of this activity, it is not recommended for persons with impaired physical mobility or those in wheelchairs.
This activity is operational in all weather conditions except during heavy rainstorms.
Your booking will be confirmed by the provider within 24 hours.
A full refund will be processed if cancelled at least 48 hours before the date of selection. No refund will be processed if cancelled less than 48 hours before the date of selection.
Please book at least 48 hours prior to your date of selection to guarantee your booking.
Minimum 5 pax is required; the maximum is capped at 30 pax.
Show mobile or printed voucher to the staff before commencing the activity.
Upon booking confirmation, this ticket is valid on the date of selection only.
Banda Street, Chinatown Visitor Centre, Singapore
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