Let us take you deep inside the most fascinating cultures and meet refugees and migrants who share their incredible stories and mouth-watering cuisine with us. Follow your taste buds on a culinary exploration in Sydney's west, shared with you by some of the countries newest Australian refugees. A foodie tour like no other, over 3.5hrs, savour traditional recipes that have journeyed from homes in Afghanistan, Syria and Persia which keep these homelands alive in hearts and bellies.


Day 1 - Foodie Tour

Start your morning with a Syrian breakfast and spiced ice cream before enjoying a quick stopover for Turkish street food. Indulge in an Afghan feast which includes delicious grilled meat kebabs, fluffy and tasty flat bread, and dishes that are as marvelous as ‘Mantu’ can be. You will discover the flavours created by the addition of dried limes and saffron, and enjoy some of the best rice and bread to be had anywhere in the world.

Think Afghan bread dumplings, Persian treats and sweets coupled with the fascinating cultural insight as you meet generous business owners, chefs, refugees guides and hear stories of hopes and dreams of those who have made long journeys to a new life in Australia.

This is far from your typical food tour! If you like exploring new cultures and communities and building relationships through food, then this is the experience for you.

This tour  and were proudly supported through funding from Cumberland Council and NSW State Government though the Stronger Communities fund.

Ample food equivalent to a generous meal (& more). Short to medium walking.

**Limited options for vegetarians and gluten free.**

Tour starts and ends in Merrylands.

What's Included

  • Tastings at each venue
  • Services of an expert local guide


  • Beverages
  • Food items not included in the tasting

**Please note that this tour can be organised on request for private departures.

* Pricing is subject to change at anytime until full payment has been received.

* A minimum of 4 adults is required to guarantee this departure.

Full payment is required to secure your place. Travel insurance is mandatory for travelling with Crooked Compass. For full terms and conditions, please click here.


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Start Date End Date Duration Availability Price
16th Oct 2021 16th Oct 2021 1 Day Enquiry Only $119 AUD Enquire Now
06th Nov 2021 06th Nov 2021 1 Day Enquiry Only $119 AUD Enquire Now