Become an expert in Cantonese cuisine on a Hong Kong food tour that explores Kowloon’s most authentic restaurants, markets and food stalls. Led by an expert guide, you’ll venture far from the tourist haunts to eat at local gems in Hong Kong’s working-class Jordan district. Learn about the history and traditions of Chinese food as you dig into delicious dishes while seated next to the locals in eateries where the surroundings are basic and the food sublime. The menu is up to you, so you can try as much or as little as you like. This small-group tour is limited to 8 participants, ensuring that you’ll have the guide’s full attention.
Make your own way to Yau Ma Tei MTR Station and meet your guide at Exit A1. After introductions, follow your guide through the bustling streets of Kowloon, where you first visit an open-air produce and fruit market. Here you can see the ingredients that go into local dishes before you taste the food in its final form.Next, your guide leads you through the district, a working-class area renowned for its inexpensive restaurants and food stalls where you eat and drink like the locals: in family-run greasy spoons and busy food courts. Sit elbow-to-elbow with other patrons and learn how to order in Cantonese as you dive into the city’s authentic, no-nonsense culinary scene.Take in numerous small restaurants near the Temple Street Night Market. Taste favorite snacks, main courses and desserts, some sweet and others savory. Throughout the 3-hour tour, your guide shares informative commentary about food in Hong Kong, a city which has one of the world’s highest concentrations of cafés and restaurants per capita.
This tour does not include food costs; instead it offers a less expensive tour with the ability to choose what to purchase and eat, without spending money on a set menu that may not appeal to you. It’s up to you how much to eat and whether you feel adventurous or prefer to stay more on the safe side. If you have any food allergies or aversions, your guide can help you select suitable dishes. After the food and drinks, you have the option to take an after-dinner stroll in tranquil Kowloon Park, an urban oasis for the densely populated peninsula. Your guide points out local dive bars and glamorous rooftop lounges with views of Victoria Harbour.