Taste of Afghanistan to Persia Food Tour

Merrylands, Sydney
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3.5 hours
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  • 3.5 hour cultural food tour with a local Afghani guide
  • Be treated to range of Middle-Eastern cuisines including Afghan, Turkish and Iranian
  • Explore the local area and history of Merrylands along with its migration stories

Discover the delectable Middle-Eastern food in Sydney's Merrylands on this cultural tasting tour. Enjoy succulent Afghan meats, mouth-watering Persian sweets and the famous Turkish pizza as you meet migrant business owners and learn about the history of the area.

What's Included?

  • 3.5 hour guided walking tour
  • Entrees, main meal, desserts and drinks

Your culinary adventure begins with sampling some traditional Iranian sweets and being introduced to the vibrant area of Merrylands. From here, you'll head off to sample fresh Afghan bread paired with pomegranate juice. Along the way your guide will introduce you to Persian and Afghan customs, Merryland’s locals and its migrant history of how such restaurants and businesses came to be. Soon after, expect to be engorged with lahmacun, Turkish pizza, Persian saffron rice and kebab samples followed by a plate of juicy Mantu, Afghani dumplings drizzled in yogurt. If you are worried about being too full, you can opt to be taken to the local markets for in-depth look at the intricacies of Middle-Eastern culture through its produce and ingredients. To top it all off, finish with a large helping of Falooda ice-cream!

Session Length

  • This tour is 3.5 hours in duration, available on Sundays from 11am-2:30pm
  • This tour can either start Wednesdays or Sundays at 6pm-9pm during January and Ramadan
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time of the tour


  • This tour can accommodate halal, no beef, no poultry, no pork, no seafood, shellfish allergies, no nuts and no dairy
  • This tour cannot accommodate vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • A basic level of fitness is required for this tour


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Rescheduling will be allowed up until 24 hours before the booking

Numbers on the Day

This tour runs with a minimum of four people and maximum of 14 people.

Dress Code

Dress comfortably with comfortable walking shoes and a hat.

Other Info

This provider is a charity building connections across cultures and supporting new Australians and young people through training and employment.

This experience takes place in Merrylands, a suburb in western Sydney.