Shanghai Local Food and Beer Tour

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From $69.00

165 reviews   (4.94)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Shanghai, Shanghai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This is Shanghai’s most authentic culinary experience! Join our local insiders and get off the beaten path to discover neighborhoods and restaurants you would never find on your own. We eat food from Shanghai, shoulder to shoulder with locals in hidden eateries and communities. Experience the best quality and flavors on this intimate walking tour with us! On this tour, we will discover small, family-run restaurants that prepare their food like they have for generations throughout the French Concession. The tour includes unlimited food & beer/drinks at 4 sit-down eateries plus a local brewery, and your English speaking local guide.

What's Included

4-5 food & drink stops

Alcoholic Beverages

Local English-speaking guide

Small-group tour (less than 12 people)

Unlimited food, beer and drinks

Vegetarian Friendly

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Former French Concession
Meet your English-speaking guide at an easy-to-find central location and then explore local streets & neighborhoods by foot as we try over 10 different dishes while visiting 4 seated, authentic Shanghai restaurants plus a local brewery. No trip to Shanghai is complete without trying our most famous dish...Soup Dumplings prepared fresh to order at our favorite dumpling shop in town. Next, slurp down the city’s most popular noodles in a hidden local shop that’s been serving the same recipe for decades. Find out why pork belly is best in China at a farm to table restaurant supporting local minority groups. The night finishes at a fun & family-friendly pub for a drink on us…plus a lot more surprises!

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free


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RoyStormer, 21-07-2021
My wife and I had a great food tour with Cora. We ate lots of tasty things and because we walked around we were able to get our bearings in Shanghai and ended up coming back to the same area several times.

We even happened upon the dessert stand that sells these amazing marshmallow treats that we ate on the tour. Cora was very fun and knowledgeable. She gave us great ideas of other activities we could do during our stay as well.

We love Lost Plate tours and hope they add one to Guangzhou very soon!
Definitely recommend
michelecM429DQ, 01-06-2021
Comprehensive tour! I've been in Shanghai for 3 years and tried some new spots on this tour that I will definitely visit again. Guide was excellent and tour had a good pace, as well.
Top food tour with a top food travel company
Y8847CGbrookeh, 24-05-2021
Abby provided a well curated food trip of Shanghai incorporating pieces of 'Old Shanghai' (yummy noodles in a shop that has been around for something like 30 years and crossing generations) with new (delicious lotus root and pork powder wonton soup!). She was very knowledgeable and kind, and a pleasure to stroll the streets of the French Concession with. I have done a number of Lost Plate tours and always rate my experience. Thank you!
Food tour
JoeMcGilly, 22-02-2021
Tour guide Abbie was brilliant, very knowledgeable and was very friendly, warming and welcoming. The food tour itself was fantastic, great food and value for money. So many hidden spots you would never have known before.
Fantastic introduction to Shanghai Street Food
traveller123WA, 22-02-2021
We recently went on the Street Food tour. Our guide Abby was very knowledgable, giving us lots of insights into the making of traditional food. One of our group was vegetarian and was given alternatives at all venues. We would highly recommend this tour.
Great guide and fantastic food!
Relax785451, 28-12-2022
Sophie was knowledgeable and charming! She has to navigate us through during this special time in China, and she did am amazing job. The food was fresh and delicious!
Very happy we did this tour!

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