Private Singapore local food tour
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Private Singapore local food tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Chinese
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 5 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • A private 5 and a half-hour of private food tour
  • Discover the histories and stories of local foods, while also giving you the opportunity to ‘eat like a local’
  • Taste more than 10 dishes of food that covers all the ethnic food groups in Hong Kong
  • Start the tour anytime you want between 9.00am to 3.00pm
What to expect

In this private food tour, you will be able to do tour any time between 9.00am and 3.00pm to have an in-depth exploration of Singapore’s food culture. You will learn about the history of food in Modern Singapore, from it’s founding in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles through to the present day. With a permanent resident population of 2.9 million Chinese, 500,000 Malays and 350,000 Indians Singapore is a melting pot of food cultures that you will dive into in this tour!

The tour starts in the East Coast Area of Singapore, a district also known as Katong, where the Peranakan culture was born. In this district, you will enjoy a selection of Singapore’s favourite foods with Chinese and Peranakan heritage including Kaya Toast or Curry Puff and Kopi, Bak Chang, Kuehs and Laksa. From the East Coast, you will travel by public bus to the Old Airport Road Hawker Centre, which a favourite amongst Singaporeans. There, you will try some of the most popular Singaporean dishes like Hokkien Mee, Rojak, Popiah and Carrot Cake.

Your next stop is the district of Kampong Glam, the centre of Malay community in Singapore, which is a short 10-minute bus ride away. It is where the Sultan’s Mosque is located and where you will try the most popular local foods from the Malay, Arabic and Indonesian communities, including Teh Tarik, Beef Rendang and Murtabak are options on our foodie menu.

Your fourth and final stop is Little India, where you will discover why the Indian community choose to settle in this district of Singapore and learn about how it developed over time. There, you will try a popular savoury Indian dish called Dosa and then finishing with some Indian sweets and Masala Milk. Throughout the tour, you will discover the histories and stories of local foods, while also giving you the opportunity to ‘eat like a local’. Once the tour ends, your guide will help you get back to your hotel.

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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • All foodie tastings
  • Bus transportation during the tour
What's not included
  • Tips
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Where

Pick-up from your hotel in Singapore or meet at Katong MRT station

Meeting point:

During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • This tour is not suitable for vegans, but vegetarians can be accommodated
  • You can enjoy this tour regardless of the weather
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your camera, water, and an umbrella in case it rains
  • Bring your appetite to the tour
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with our local partner at least 48 hours before departure. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking

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When
  • Daily
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Provider
Hello! Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 14 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 2 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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