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Old Shanghai Food and Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet up with your tour guide and group of fellow food-lovers near People's Square to embark on your 3-hour food walking tour. Set off through the back streets of Old Shanghai, learning about the culinary culture and history of the bustling city as you stroll. Stop at traditional restaurants and street vendors alike over the course of eight tastings. Pass some of the last remaining collective housing, or shikumen, in the city and see where vendors from the Gansu and Xinjiang provinces sell their traditional foods. 

    Your tastings will include some of the following (menu subject to change):
    • Xinjiang (stone-oven naan)
    • Chang shou mian (longevity noodles)
    • Xie ke huang (crab shell pastry)
    • Sheng jian bao (pan-fried dumplings)
    • Xiao long bao (baked dumplings)
    • Deep-fried wontons
    • Stir-fried bullfrog
    • Traditional Chinese yellow wine
    • Popular Shanghainese dessertsAll tastings are included, and add up to a full meal.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    People's Square, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
    Departure Time
    5:00 PM
    Return Details
    Yunnan South Road, Yun Nan Nan Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
    • Food tastings
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please be on time at meeting point, as there is no pickup service for this tour
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 June 2019 via mobile

    Our 6.5 year rated this tour second on her list after Disneyland, It was a blast. Our host was informative , engaged and gave us an indepth background around the dishes and the "real" Shanghai. We cannot recommend enough.

    Thank K5761AAmichaelg
    EatingAdventures88, Manager at Eating Adventures Shanghai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

    Thanks for the great review. What can we say, we will take second place to Disneyland any day! Ting is a great guide, and a true Shanghai local. Thanks for your recommendation. regards Wai

    Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

    Fantastic 3 hour private (there were only 2 of us) walk around the old town with Ting. She was extremely friendly and knowledgable about the local food and Shanghai life. We got to try the famous steamed/fried dumplings, frog based rice, Muslim lamb kebabs, local...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank ArunN6
    Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

    I have been on many food tours in different countries and this was my favorite so far. Our guide, Scarlett, was so friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the delicious food, it was infectious. My girls and I sampled several kinds of dumplings and noodles along...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Roving37021
    Reviewed 22 April 2018

    We had a really nice evening on our Eating Adventures food tour of Shanghai, trying everything from bullfrog to rice wine to dumplings to scallion pancakes. I'm still stuffed the next morning! Scarlett was a terrific tour-guide… she explained all kinds of things about the...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank greenbutton86
    Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

    My husband and I were just in Shanghai for a couple days and we were very underwhelmed with the food we were able to find on our own. We booked the food tour late, the morning of the day we took it. They were very...More

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