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Flavors of China Restaurant Tour in Beijing provided by Lost Plate Beijing Food Tours

Flavors of China Restaurant Tour in Beijing

Flavors of China Restaurant Tour in Beijing
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Travel throughout Central Beijing on this off-the-beaten-path journey to try cuisine from 4 of China’s provinces: Xinjiang, Yunnan, Sichuan, and Beijing. Learn about the culture and history that has shaped China’s regional cuisine. Explore old-Beijing neighborhood while taking a short walk through Beijing’s Hutong alleys.This small-group tour is limited to 2-12 guests and includes a local guide, dinner, pairing local beverages, 4 restaurants stops and van transportation.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • Meet your English speaking guide at an easy-to-find central location near Shichahai area. Then hop on your private van and travel throughout central Beijing, visit 4 restaurants specializing in regional cuisine from 4 different provinces in China, learn about the culture and history that has shaped China’s regional cuisine. Chow down on the largest plate of chicken you’ve ever seen at a restaurant specializing in Xinjiang cuisine from China’s Northwestern-most province. Discover exotic flavors and roasted meat from Yunnan province, any Beijinger’s favorite regional cuisine. Take an adventure through Beijing’s narrowest alleyway to a hidden restaurant specializing in local Beijing dishes. Between tastings, sample local beverages paired with each cuisine such as freshly made fruit juice, tea and beer. The tour finishes with cooking your own skewered meats and vegetables in a hip Sichuan hot pot joint. Plus a lot more surprises!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Meet your English speaking guide at an easy-to-find central location near Shichahai area. Then hop on your private van and travel throughout central Beijing, visit 4 restaurants specializing in regional cuisine from 4 different provinces in China, learn about the culture and history that has shaped China’s regional cuisine. Chow down on the largest plate of chicken you’ve ever seen at a restaurant specializing in Xinjiang cuisine from China’s Northwestern-most province. Discover exotic flavors and roasted meat from Yunnan province, any Beijinger’s favorite regional cuisine. Take an adventure through Beijing’s narrowest alleyway to a hidden restaurant specializing in local Beijing dishes. Between tastings, sample local beverages paired with each cuisine such as freshly made fruit juice, tea and beer. The tour finishes with cooking your own skewered meats and vegetables in a hip Sichuan hot pot joint. Plus a lot more surprises!
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 7494P17
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Try a diverse selection of regional dishes from around China and sip on local beverages at 4 off-the-beaten-path restaurants.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Duration
3h 30m
Departure details
  • Shichahai, Xicheng District, Beijing, China Meeting Location: Shichahai Subway Station, Exit C, Street Level. Subway Directions (strongly recommended): Shichahai Subway Station services line 8. When you get off the train, follow signs to Exit C. We will be upstairs, outside the exit, waiting for you. Show Your Taxi Driver: 师傅,请带我去什刹海地铁站C口
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Inclusions
  • Try a diverse selection of regional dishes from around China and sip on local beverages at 4 off-the-beaten-path restaurants.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Shichahai, Xicheng District, Beijing, China Meeting Location: Shichahai Subway Station, Exit C, Street Level. Subway Directions (strongly recommended): Shichahai Subway Station services line 8. When you get off the train, follow signs to Exit C. We will be upstairs, outside the exit, waiting for you. Show Your Taxi Driver: 师傅,请带我去什刹海地铁站C口
Duration
3h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Jenny S
10 contributions
My First time was the best time! Great Food Tour!
Aug 2020
I was able to enjoy 4 different types of delicious food styles from four different restaurants. Each having unique and authentic dishes. The food was fantastic at each location. Our Food tour guide, Evon, was able to make the experience extra special by giving us some background story behind every dish that we ate. I love the history behind it. I definitely recommend this tour and Evon as your guide. You'll enjoy it a lot. Don't miss out on the fun and food!
Written 12 August 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hi Jenny, thank you so much for joining Evon for an evening in Beijing! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your tour, the food, and the stories. Xiexie!
Written 19 October 2020
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Laura Evans
7 contributions
Miss
May 2020 • Friends
Had lots of different types of food from all over China. Ruixi our guide was very knowledgeable about all the places we went. Food and drinks were delicious!
Written 6 May 2020
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Hi Lolagracee, thanks so much for your review and for spending a evening with Ruixi! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed it and will see you again next time!
Written 19 October 2020
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Miguel Villanueva
2 contributions
Authentic and delicious Chinese food
Dec 2019
Lost Plate knows the way to authentic Chinese food restaurants in Beijing. Tourists wouldn't be able to find them on their own. We enjoyed four representative local cuisines and good company all along. I'd recommend this tour to any foodie visiting the city.
Written 16 December 2019
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Hello overDriv3, thank you for your fantastic review! These authentic local restaurants that are hidden deep in the hutongs are truly hard to find, even more so for travelers. It took soooo many times of walkabouts and tastings before including the places on our tour because we wanted to offer a diverse range that also allows you to learn about the food culture of Beijing. Thank you again for joining us in Beijing, and we hope to see you again soon!
Written 23 December 2019
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Michi
1 contribution
Great food at great restaurants
Nov 2019
Didn't expect that much at the beginning of the tour, but turned out that this was actually one of the highlights of my stay. If you like to try original Chinese food, this is absolutely worth a try.
4 different Chinese cuisines in four different restaurants. I recommend to not eat too much at the first two, so you can at least have a bit more at the last 2 restaurants (unless you are a good eater, but I had trouble eating more at the last restaurant - which was a hot-pot one).
Also the guide was very nice and explained a lot about Chinese food!
Written 6 December 2019
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Kenny
2 contributions
highly recommended
Oct 2019 • Solo
I was here in BJ visiting my friend working for the embassy, the Lostplate food tour has a really good reputation among those people. I have tried the breakfast tour and this van tour, both with the guide Kelly. She is super friendly and helpful, also knows a lot about the hutong area we have been to, and so many interesting stories about all the food we tried. But the dinner will always be fancier and more delicate than the breakfast and sooooooo much more food!!!We have tried 4 different stops with totally 4 different cuisines and flavors, rated as the best taste of the whole country, all of them are sooooooo good! Just one problem: could finish up them all lol! So come to this tour without having lunch and do not get too much for the first stop!
Written 20 November 2019
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Hahaha we love your advice to our future guests! That was a lot of great food, isn’t it?! You just made our day with such great comment. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the food and your time with us. Hope you had a great time in China visiting your friend and we look forward to seeing you again in the future!
Written 27 November 2019
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Dominic Y
Cardiff, UK24 contributions
Great food that I never would have found!
Sep 2019
I have always felt that the best way to get to know a country is through its food. Whenever I travel I try to eat as much like a local as I can and try as much of that country's food as I can, and no country has a richer food tradition than China. However finding the best places to eat and then ordering food is almost impossible if you don't speak the language.

I found that Lost Plate have totally solved this problem with their tour and the food they choose and the restaurants they take you to are a fantastic representation of Chinese cuisine from different parts of China that one may never get the opportunity to visit. The Yunnan food was especially delicious and some of the dishes I had never tried before. The restaurant specialising in Beijing food was also amazing and I definitely would not have been able to find it down the twisting maze of alleyways or "hutongs" even with a map and GPS.

Our guide Nicole really made the tour come alive, not only is she fun, but she also has a great taste in music (and food of course!) and knows a lot about all the different dishes, their history, significance and the places in China where they come from. In all honesty you couldn't ask for a better guide. Not once on the tour did I feel awkward or bored and she makes everyone feel welcome from the moment they arrive even if they're on their own.

I will definitely recommend this tour to my friends or family when they come to visit me in China, especially if they wont have the opportunity to travel to the distant provinces of Xinjiang, Sichuan and Yunnan, all of which are (quite rightly) famed for their cuisine, as this tour does all of their major and delicious dishes the upmost service.

So don't miss out on some tasty Chinese food that you wont be able to find anywhere else, I really can't recommend this tour highly enough!
Written 29 September 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

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By: Lost Plate Beijing Food Tours
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Perfect food tour in Beijing
It was such a wonderfull experience! I loved so much this tour and all the food was amazing. Furthermore, the host
andrewmF2422XO
andrewmF2422XO
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Great fun and insight into regional food
Great food across the tour and top service from Flower. Beijing noodles a treat, Mongolian BBQ delicious and a stop
phughes1984
phughes1984
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Hutong Holiday
This was an epic tour; our host Flower was exceptional and so friendly. The food was amazing and we always had a co
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Perfect Evening in Beijing
Wow! My husband and I LOVED this tour so much. Perfect blend of great food, culture and a lovely host. Flower gre
kevinamyp
kevinamyp
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Highly recommend this food tour!
After 2 years of living in Beijing I signed up for this tour to do with 2 of my local friends and we had SUCH a gre
Ronanmf
Ronanmf
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Delicious food tour in Beijing
Our guide was very nice ! Introducing about all the history of the food and places. I recommend 100% this tour! The
Ailton007
Ailton007
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Great night out and delicious food!
DIana our host was fun and knowledgeable which made for a great night out. We were a group of 9 and after meeting
L7732CBirene
L7732CBirene
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Fun Variety of Breakfast Food
The Lost Plate Hutong Breakfast Tour was awesome! It was great to see so much local food and taste a good number of
dwheats121
dwheats121
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Excellent way to experience Beijing at night
Zipping through the tight alleyways of Beijing on a Tuk Tuk with a cold beer in hand. Stopping at small restaurants
SteLo82
SteLo82
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Crazy and nice Hutong experience:)
It was an amazing tour with lots of hidden place to discover - Baiju included ;) We visited 5 nice places with tota
moniquecover
moniquecover
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Delicious food and great tour guide!
We had a great hutong breakfast tour with Evon. She was very knowledgeable about hutong history and the various foo
Riesmr
Riesmr
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Highly Recommend, would eat again!
Great tour, professionally organized, and well worth it. Even as a resident, some local foods are a little harder t
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W8951JKseanc
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Beijing Brekkie Beat
Hey, how else are you going to get to sample Beijing breakfasts, as consumed by ordinary people, anywhere else? Our
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so unforgetable!!
My friends and I had this breakfast tour on a cold winter morning,but everything is beyond our expectations. We str
ThomasHTM
ThomasHTM
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SO MUCH FOOD!
My fiance and I went on the breakfast food tour at the end of December. This tour was totally worth the early start
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