Renowned as the home of Yum Cha, Guangzhou offers over 800 types of Yum Cha, as well as 27 defined ‘food streets’. Whilst Yum Cha may be familiar to Kiwis, nothing compares to sampling the full repertoire of Cantonese cooking in Guangzhou itself. There are twentyone different cooking methods to be sampled across 5000 different dishes, served throughout the region’s 130,000 restaurants.
From delicious shaomai and shrimp dumplings to sweet freshly baked egg tarts. Visitors to Guangzhou can begin their culinary experience with a Guangzhou Cuisine Day Tour that guides them through the city’s best sights and key cultural attractions, while tasting the city’s famous fresh prawns, authentic steamed buns, delicious dumplings, soups and succulent Cantonese-style roast duck.