Exclusive China Town Food Tour
Through the streets of Port Louis to the heart of the historic China Town, experience the unique fusion of Sino-Mauritian flavours.
A symbol of Mauritius’ diversity and multiculturalism, China Town was once the most vibrant place in Port Louis, opening its door to all Mauritians. This neighbourhood is a beehive of activities with its many old shops, Mahjong houses, fruit and vegetable stalls, traditional Chinese herbal medicine and of course, tons of great food. Despite the many challenges faced by the community, China Town has managed to preserve its culture through festivals, ancient customs, and food.
Embark on an incredible culinary adventure celebrating the flavours of China where traditional Chinese specialties will intermingle with an unequalled blend of local flavours and modern dishes. During the China Town Food Tour, our knowledgeable guide will lead the way through a tutored tasting, beginning at the Caudan Waterfront and then to the heart of China Town to discover the Chinese delicacies in Mauritius. En route, we will stop at various local restaurants and street food vendors to taste some Sino-Mauritian food, ranging from delicious duck dishes to traditional Chinese sweets and tea. Rediscover old favourites and tantalize your taste buds during this distinctive and delectable tour.
Along the way, you will also learn the history and culture of the community as well as tidbits of etiquette and ancient customs. Join us for this unique food experience for food lovers of all ages and let China Town fill your hearts and stomachs!
Walking Distance: 3.2km (approx.)
Duration: 4 to 4.5 hours
Meeting Place: The Casino at Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis
*Please note that no vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free menu is available
Guided food tour in China Town, learning the history of China Town while tasting local foods and drinks.
- Price description and maximum participants:
75 Euro per. person.
Max. 8 participants. Min. 2 participants.
- Included in the price:
Includes food & drink, sightseeing and bilingual guide (french.english) Vegetarian not available, Vegan not available, Gluten-free not available.
- Opening days for activity:
- Start time, end time and duration:
Starts at 11.00am, ends 15.00pm. Approx 4 hours.
- Location and/or meeting point/finishing point:
Port Louis, West. China Town, Port Louis.
- To bring:
Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, umbrella and camera.
- Minimum age and/or requirements for kids:
All ages welcome. Children under 10 years old, free of charge. Above 10 years normal fees applies.
- Transport to location:
- Reservation policy:
Booking 24 hours in advance.
- Cancellation Policy:
Cancelling 7 days or more prior to the tours, the full booking price will be refunded.
Cancelling 3- 6 days in advance, 50% will be refunded.
Cancelling within 2 days of the scheduled departure, no refund will be granted.
Cancellation due to weather conditions or security reasons:If Taste Buddies needs to cancel a tour/activity in advance or on the activity date itself, we offer a re-booking for an alternative date or a full refund of the booking price. The weather conditions that warrant a cancellation by Taste Buddies include, but is not restricted to, cyclone warnings (class 2 or above), or torrential rain warnings issued by the relevant authorities.