Old Beijing Hutong Food Walking Tour including Lamb Ribs Hot Pot

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Beijing

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Discover Beijing’s traditional culinary culture, and go on a wide-ranging food tour with this private dinner time itinerary. Meet your guide at your downtown hotel and travel via taxi or subway to our foodie points starting place. You’ll visit several different restaurants, and will try up to 12 dishes, ranging from street skewers to Mongolian-style ice cream, all washed down with local soda, local beer, and Beijing baiju(Chinese spirit).The special stop will be the Beijing Lamb Ribs Hotpot (used to call Old Beijing Scorpion Hotpot since the bones shape looks like scorpion), meat from the bones is gentle and juicy since boiled in soup for a few hours, easily take off the bones. Beside ribs, you also will eat a lot of vegetables in hot pot as well. As you go, you’ll also see Beijing’s hutongs traditional alleys and courtyards that are native are staying now.
Meet your private guide in your hotel lobby, take taxi or Uber or subway to start the tour with a nearly 50-year-old famous traditional Beijing snacks restaurant, you will taste a few of snacks here wake up your stomach, then over 10 kinds of old Beijing foods with local soda, tea or yogurt, and continue to a family-run local Beijingers-recommended restaurant to sample Beijing beef pancake accompanied by soybean milk.Following several food stops such as vegetarian restaurant, Hutong BBQ skewers, Mongolian lamb spine and rib hot pot, before satisfying your sweet tooth with a Lao Beijing frozen sucker or popular Mongolian ice cream.Throughout the tour, local beer, local tea, local drinks and Chinese liquor (Baijiu) are unlimited provide, you are welcome to try all 10 kinds of food or some of them based on your stomach. You will peek into hutong alleys and wander in local culinary market to see this city’s Hutong people life.The tour will be end and armed with recommendations for the rest of your trip and a happy and full stomach, your guide will help you find your way back to your hotel or you can stay longer in the hutongs.

What’s included

  • English-speaking tour guide service fee
  • All Food Taste
  • All drinks
  • One cup yoghurt or one frozen yoghurt pop
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off