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3-Hour Private Night Tour: Beijing Foodie Experience

Highlights
  • Private 3-hour tour of Beijing night markets
  • Sample a wide variety of sweet and savory dishes and learn about each from your guide
  • Discover local cuisine that you can enjoy throughout your travels
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3-Hour Private Night Tour: Beijing Foodie Experience
From US$36.00
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3-Hour Private Night Tour: Beijing Foodie Experience
From US$36.00
Overview
From sesame cakes to steamed buns, Beijing is a city packed with flavor. Learn about the dishes that locals love on this 3-hour walking culinary tour of a night market, including 10-15 samples of dishes sure to satisfy your appetite. A private guide ensures a personalized experience, including catering to dietary restrictions, and easy logistics.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in the lobby of your Beijing hotel at 5:30 p.m. and travel together by taxi (own expense) to the main market area. Stroll through the hutongs, or old alleyways, and learn about their history as you walk to your first eatery.

Upon arrival at Xinjiang Taste Restaurant, sample 3-5 different types of kabobs accompanied by side dishes like eggplant, garlic, leeks, and beans. Then, try tanjianbing, a savory fried pancake popular among locals. Topped off with a sampling or Erguoto – a traditional Chinese white liquor.

Continue walking down the same street to taste a number of other sweet and savoroy specialties, including sesame cakes, Sichuan kabobs, peanut milk, cold noodles, steamed rice cake, and more. Throughout the tour, learn about each dish’s ingredients and cultural significance from your guide.

Next you'll stop at a local restaurant serving Yunnan Province's traditional cuisine. Delight in flower cakes, plum liquor and "Cross Bridge" rice noodles. Try their speciality, dish-fired bamboo worm (own expense).

At the end of your tour, opt to stay and continue exploring the night markets or return to your hotel.
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Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Food tour and more

Lucy met us at our hotel lobby for our private food tour. She was such a wonderful guide, sharing her knowledge of the food and culture. She took us to parts of the city twe never would have discovered on our own. She was extremely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Albert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Just like having a new friend showing me around her city

Was met by Lucy - and was the only one on the tour! we walked from my hotel chatting all the way - it was great, Lucy chatted about her city, different areas; asked me about Australia. It was just like making a new friend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile
3-Hour Private Night Tour:Beijing Foodie Tour

Lucy met my husband and I at our hotel and together we kicked off a splendid evening of authentic regional Chinese dining—Sichuan, Yunnan, Muslim, and even a Beijing local meal called Beijing Snack food. Delicious food with a gracious, knowledgeable, and warm-hearted new friend. Between...More

Thank 1katinav
Reviewed 12 September 2018
My name is Lucy.

We booked a private tour to the Bai Jia Da Yuan restaurant. It was advertised as a 3 hour dinner tour with driver and an English speaking tour guide. Our particular English speaking guide was Lucy. Lucy and her driver picked us up promptly at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank blackfootcamp
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile
Great opportunity for authentic cuisine!

Our guide Miko came to the hotel to meet us and we began right away with walking a short distance to the first restaurant. From there we were bombarded with opportunities to have great food and to test our own comfort levels with a walk...More

Thank Mark V
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