We took the Old Beijing food tour with Greg last night! What a great way to kick off our time in Beijing! Food was fantastic, company was great. Greg was knowledgable, passionate, and personable. We would go again!
Beijing is the vibrant, history-filled capital of China, renowned for its diverse and delectable food. But you’ll have to get far off the tourist track to do it justice. Discover local, family-run establishments and authentic eateries during this insider’s dinner crawl through Old Beijing. You’ll take a guided stroll through one of the last surviving hutongs to taste the flavors that have fueled the city for millennia.
The cuisine of northeast China is an eclectic, savory mix of imperial food traditions and the humbler fare of local migrant populations. Beijing is the best place to sample regional specialties, but most visitors get stuck on the same tourist track.
During this insider’s food crawl through Lao Beijing, or Old Beijing, you’ll discover under-the-radar eateries and family-run restaurants. Sample traditional dishes alongside locals as you tuck into 15 different treats from three different food stops, along with local stalls. Tours are limited to 8 people for a personalized experience.
As you travel through the back alleys of one of Beijing’s last surviving hutongs, or traditional residences, you’ll learn about the diverse flavors that have fueled the city for millennia. Prepare to be treated to an edible history lesson as you embark on a fact-filled taste tour. Learn about the invasions of Genghis Khan as you tuck into a Mongolian hotpot, and explore the city’s displaced Muslim population through a taste of their grilled kebabs. Top off the evening with a Beijinger favorite—a family-run chicken restaurant—and a taste of the city’s one-of-a-kind jarred yogurt.
Thoroughly enjoyed the Old Beijing dinner tour with our helpful guide Greg. I've now done several tours with this company in both Shanghai and Beijing, and they always deliver an excellent tour of local food spots. This tour included several dinner stops (all including the...More
Thank You for being a loyal UnTourist! Great to hear you enjoyed our Old Beijing Dinner Tour with Greg. We're obsessed with the Donkey Burgers too, so glad you're still thinking about it. Other than eating lots of dishes and drinking lots of drinks, you'll...More
I was traveling through Beijing with a long layover. I figured since I needed supper and a few drinks anyways I’d book a food tour. Meeting up with the guides was incredibly easy with the directions provided. Taking the subway right from the airport is...More
Thank you for your kind words. Our food tours are great for anyone who has a limited time in Beijing, where you can enjoy several varieties of specialty items from different regions in China in a short period of time. We hope to see you...More
Julia was awesome! She was so accommodating and knowledgable about the food and the city! The price is reflective of the care and array of options given. Its was my first tour of any kind and I think i’m in love with them!More
Thanks for your review and great to hear you've enjoyed our Old Beijing Dinner Food Tour with Julia. We always make sure you get the value for what you pay for, and we're glad you've got the best out of it. We hope to eat...More
Our guide Greg was cheerful, informative, a lovely host. The walk through a great variety of places from local hot pot and wings joints to a great yuppie bar, not to mention markets and many side streets was a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend an...More
Thanks, Sara for being a loyal UnTourist. We're glad you enjoyed our food tours in both Beijing and Shanghai. We hope to eat with you again in the future. Have a safe flight back to New York