Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

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Go on the ultimate food marathon where you get to try a dozen different food items from Shanghai. The tour is focused completely on local food so practice your chopstick technique while you can. In just 3 hours, you get to travel on a food journey that takes you on a ride that is diverse and satisfying in so many ways.

Your journey starts with famous soup dumplings in the Xintiandi area. After that you get to the French Concession for three different tastings and a dessert stop. The next stop is at People’s Square where you try the parched chicken, scallion oil noodles, candied lotus rice, red-braised pork, spring rolls and of course, a roasted duck! Mind you, each place has its special attraction for the history and diversity of life. Enjoying food alongside locals is as deep as you would want to get when in Shanghai. It is an amazing compendium of experiences.

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Duration: 3 hours

Departure Point: Huangpi South Road Subway Station, Huang Pi Nan Lu Di Tie Zhan, Huai Hai Lu Dong Duan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Return Details: Yunnan South Road, Yun Nan Nan Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

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Stop At: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200021 China

Meet your guide at the Huangpi Nan Road metro station and depart on foot for the Xintiandi area of Shanghai. Start with a taste of notable soup dumplings and learn from your guide about their construction, including the savory meat filling and flavorful broth.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Former French Concession, Former French Concession, Shanghai

Afterward, its a 15-minute walk to Yunnan Road, where you’ll sit down alongside local residents catching up with their friends at three traditional restaurants and one dessert shop. On the way, notice French lane apartments of the French Concession give way to Chinese stone houses, called shikumen, and observe daily life among the street vendors, office workers, and mahjong players.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: People’s Square (Renmin Guang Chang), People’s Square, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

Sample authentic Shanghainese dishes, such as parched chicken, red-braised pork, scallion oil noodles, roasted duck, candied lotus rice, and spring rolls. Between food stops, you’re offered green or black tea while your guide shares insights and anecdotes about Shanghai.

Duration: 50 minutes


From USD 71.63

  • Local guide
  • Food and drink tastings (enough for breakfast, lunch or dinner)
  • Local beer or desert for late night session
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 3 are free of charge
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


From USD 71.63
Authentic Local Food Tour in Central ShanghaiFrom USD 71.63