Small-Group Hong Kong Island Food Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Hong Kong
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Tour description

This half-day food tour of Hong Kong makes five stops where you sample authentic Cantonese cuisine. Taste dim sum, wonton noodle soup, traditionally roasted meat, milk tea, and an egg tart, all eaten at local restaurants. Learn from your guide about the city's mix of British and Chinese heritage, from Guangzhou influences to Western favorites. A maximum of 8 people only makes this the most immersive food tour available in Hong Kong.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sheung Wan, Hong KongMeet your guide in the Sheung Wan district of Hong Kong Island and follow on foot to a nearby restaurant. Arrive hungry, as you start the day with a traditional yum cha (dim sum) breakfast in a decades-old teahouse with a lively atmosphere. Find yourself transported back to a bygone era as you sample authentic dumplings still served via trolley. Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Seafood Street, Hong KongLearn about the ingredients traditionally used in soups and visit a Chinese medicine shop originating from 1940s. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Central, Hong KongHead to a 3rd generation family-run restaurant to savour wonton noodle soup, a local speciality that only a true master can perfect. This restaurant was established in the 1960s and recommended by the Michelin Guide. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Graham Street Market, Hong KongExplore the local wet market and learn about local shopping habits. Visit an old Soy Sauce shop producing quality sauces in Hong Kong. Discover Hong Kong's Milk Tea, perhaps the most pervasive legacy of Hong Kong's former British rule. Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Mid-levels Escalator, Hong KongTake a ride on the worlds longest escalator system. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding), Hong KongTravel aboard the Ding Ding (the Hong Kong tramway) from Central through to Wan Chai learning about notable buildings that you pass by. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Wan Chai, Hong KongEat like a local at another family-run restaurant, which dates back to the pre-20th century Qing Dynasty and is renowned for its char siu (roast BBQ pork). You're served the best BBQ pork in Hong Kong, cooked in the traditional style and served with rice and house-made sauces. This is the late Anthony Bordains favourite and has a Michelin recommendation. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Hong Kong Hennessy Road, Hong KongFinish at a well-established bakery, a personal favorite of a former Hong Kong governor. Sink your teeth into an Egg Tart, or Dan Tat in Cantonese, a Chinese version of an English pastry — the custard tart. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Hello Hong Kong: Private & Small Group Tours, Hong Kong At the end of your food tour, your guide will explain how to get back to your hotel or give recommendations and directions to another point of interest.Duration: 10 minutes

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Dim Sum / Yum Cha Experience
  • Wonton Noodle Soup
  • Hong Kong Milk Tea
  • Egg Tart
  • Traditional dried fruits
  • Ding Ding (Tram) ride
  • Char Siu (BBQ Pork)
  • Entry/Admission - Sheung Wan
  • Entry/Admission - Central
  • Entry/Admission - Graham Street Market
  • Entry/Admission - Hong Kong Tramways (Ding Ding)
  • Entry/Admission - Wan Chai
  • Entry/Admission - Hong Kong Hennessy Road
  • Entry/Admission - Hello Hong Kong: Private & Small Group Tours

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide