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Shanghai Eat Like A Local Night Food Tour

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Get ready for Shanghai's most delicious food tour. Get off the tourist trail after sundown and visit family-run restaurants serving the most authentic regional cuisines the city has to offer.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Taste 15+ dishes and sample unlimited local beer and spirits
  • Learn about China’s best regional cuisines
  • Stroll through Shanghai's back alleyways
  • Discover family-owned restaurants
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Greet your English-speaking guide in central Shanghai, and set off on foot to explore the city’s evening food scene. Learn about how Shanghai attracts millions of migrants from all over China who bring their local culinary traditions and ingredients.

Stroll through alleyways to find family-owned restaurants that offer the best dishes from their hometowns. Visit 4 seated food stops, plus the city’s best street food stall. Learn about the neighborhood's shocking history set amongst art deco era villas. Taste spicy rabbit head or roasted meats which are a feast for the eyes and the mouth.

Start the night by sampling the world's oldest sandwich, a pork belly and freshly-baked pita combination that has been perfected by chefs in Xi'an for over 2,000 years. Taste southern China’s impressive roast meats and fried noodle dishes. Sample specialty seafood and bamboo dishes from the Shanghai’s surrounding region, paired with a Shanghainese dessert that was poached from the French. Get your taste buds tingling with Sichuan's famous mouth-numbing peppercorn, before finishing the tour with some of Shanghai's best soup dumplings. Wash it all down with locals beers and the spirits huangjiu, and baijiu.
  • Professional guide
  • Samplings of food and drink during tour
  • Post-tour welcome packet with helpful restaurant recommendations, local travel tips and so much more to help make your stay in Shanghai easy and fun
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink that is not included in tour itinerary
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

The sidewalk outside Kam Fung Restaurant at 229 Dongzhu'anbang Rd, near Jiangsu Rd.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking - advanced notice is required to be able to cater to any dietary restrictions
• Vegetarian options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes
• Standard group size is 8, but in some cases, groups of up to 12 people can be accommodated with a second guide

From US$ 80 per person