Melbourne Dumpling Discovery Walking Tour

Food & Drink
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This tour is provided by

Walk Melbourne

It’s our job to get you excited about discovering Melbourne. We tell the stories of the places we visit while sharing food. You’ll leave feeling excited about the treasures Melbourne has to offer.

  • 2.5 – 3 hours
  • Distance to walk: 1.5km / 1mi
  • Max group size: 5

Get a true taste of Melbourne’s food scene — and its delicious dumplings — on this walking tour of Chinatown. Explore this vibrant neighborhood and stop at various eateries to sample their renowned dumplings. Between bites, learn about the history of Chinese immigrants in the city and how they’ve created their own distinct “Melbourne-Chinese” cuisine. Enjoy a small-group experience with personalized attention and a chance to know your fellow dumpling lovers.

Meeting Point

Cnr Flinders Lane & Elizabeth St. Outside the Persian Grill. Please ensure you book beforehand as numbers are limited.

Start Time

Wednesdays at 6pm

Price Includes

  • Visit 4 handpicked venues around Melbourne’s vibrant Chinatown neighborhood
  • 4 different styles of dumplings, all handmade made on-site
  • Expert commentary on local dumplings and Melbourne by your local expert guide
  • Test your taste buds with Melbourne’s hottest chilli sauce
  • Some extra tid-bits of local history
  • Enjoy a personalized, relaxed experience in this small group tour

COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • All of our safety measures and health advice are always taken from the Victorian GovernmentThis can, and does, change regularly as the situation evolves
  • Our tours will operate with a maximum of 5 guests per group, with social distancing measures in place, as per government restrictions on the day
  • Hand sanitiser will be provided by your tour guidePlease note: We will not be wearing or supplying face masks or gloves, but you can BYO if you like

Special terms and conditions:

We always take our health advice from the Victorian Government. This can – and does – change regularly as the situation evolves. Based on this advice, our tour guides will provide hand sanitizer, but not face masks or gloves. Our tour guides will not wear face masks or gloves, but guests are welcome to bring their own as they please. We will ask guests to stand 1.5 metres apart from people they do not live with. When we stop to taste, we may sit in close proximity at a table together. We will be a group of maximum 6 people, including your guide, which complies with government guidelines about eating out. Typically, we are at a table together for less than 30 minutes. By law we are required to collect the names and phone numbers of each guest on tour (not one guest per party). We encourage guests to download and use the Australian Government COVID safe app, in the case that contact tracing is required. Bars aren’t open yet in Melbourne, but as soon as they are we’ll include an optional drink upgrade.

If you have booked a tour and are feeling ill with any of the COVID-19 symptoms, please do not attend. Also, if you live with a person who is feeling ill, please do not attend.

If you have any further questions about our COVID safe terms and conditions, please get in contact before you book.