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EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS
FOOD & DRINK
FOOD & DINING
SIGHTSEEING & TRADITIONS
FOLKLORE

Small-group Singapore local food tour

Free cancellation
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English, Chinese
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

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 ethnic food groups in Singapore

Learn about how Singapore iconic dishes became imbedded into culture

What to expect

Over the course of the 6-hour tour, 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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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit

What’s included

Professional guide

All foodie tastings

Bus transportation during the tour

What’s not included

Tips

Location

6 Chapel Road, Singapore

Meeting point:

Meet us at the tree in front of the Church of The Holy Family

Provider

Hello! Tours

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 14 days before the activity begins., Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • 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 for this tour