Guangzhou Restaurants

Cantonese Food Restaurants

Binsheng Pinwei

It is an old Cantonese restaurant, and the quality and quantity of the food has always been ensured. No matter whether it is cold dishes, fried food or soup, they use selected materials. The environment here has a sense of old South.

  • Chinese name: 炳胜品味 Binsheng Pinwei
  • Specialties: crispy pork, durian cakes
  • Price per person: about 90 yuan

Dongxiao Home Branch

  • Address: 33 Dongxiao Road, Haizhu District (海珠区东晓路33号)
  • How to get there: Bus 11, 968, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-34286910/1

Tianhe Branch

  • Address: 168 Tianhe East Road, Tianhe District (海珠区东晓路33号)
  • How to get there: Bus B16, B20, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-87518682/3

Wufeng Branch

  • Address: Floors 1–4, Baigao Hotel, 438 Jiangnan South Avenue, Haizhu District (广州 海珠区 江南大道南438号柏高酒店1-4楼)
  • How to get there: Bus 244A, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-84244611 or 020-84472844

Daoxiang Restaurant

It is another restaurant in Guangzhou where one often has to wait for a seat. People usually go there to yum cha. Although the dim sum there is more expensive than at other restaurants, it is varied, tasty, and fresh. The standard of cooking and hot pot is also quite good. The environment is great and noble.

  • Chinese name: 稻香酒家Daoxiang Jiujia
  • Specialties: scattered eggs, fried radish cake
  • Price per person: about 60 yuan
  • Address: 7th Floor, Tianhe Department Store, 208 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District (天河区天河路208号天河城百货7楼)
  • How to get there: Bus 130, 195, 233, 263, 280, 551, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-85590808/1600

Wuxi Tea Restaurant

It is an authentic Hong-Kong-style tea restaurant. No matter about the different environment, the food has a heavy Hong-Kong flavor.

  • Chinese name: 吴係茶餐厅Wuxi Chacanting
  • Specialties: iced milk tea, pineapple bread
  • Price per person: about 50 yuan
  • Address: Floor B1, 75 Tianhe East Road, Tianhe District (天河区天河东路75号B1楼)
  • How to get there: Bus 136, 138, 185, 197, 20, 218, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-87570062/9

Big Brother Restaurant

It has a Hong-Kong-marketplace-style environment, the latest fashion magazines, and high-quality service. Even the standard of the food is similar to in Hong Kong. The milk tea here is creamy and classic. It is just as its slogan says "the canteen for successful people."

  • Chinese name: 大哥餐厅Dage Chacanting
  • Specialties: milk tea, tuna sandwich
  • Price per person: about 40 yuan
  • Address: 90 Panyu Road, Panyu District (番禺区西丽路90号)
  • How to get there: Bus Pan16, Pan23, Pan27, Pan67, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-84607002

Western Restaurants

Taipingguan Western Restaurant

An old Western restaurant of Guangzhou, it won a great reputation due to the patronage of Premier Zhou Enlai. The environment is elegant and low-key, very nostalgic. Quite a special menu, combining Eastern and Western dishes very well. Premier Set Meal and the Wife of Premier Set Meal are worth a try, and the price is acceptable. It is a good place for couples to have a romantic diner.

  • Chinese name: 太平馆西餐厅Taipingguan Xicanting
  • Specialties: roast pigeon, Premier Set Meal
  • Price per person: about 65 yuan
  • Address: 342 Beijing Road, Yuexiu District (越秀区北京路342号)
  • How to get there: Buses 215, 223, 243, 264, 833, and several others go there. You can show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-83321305

Jardin D'Olive

A restaurant specializing in French countryside cuisine, Jardin D’Olive has an open-air garden surrounded by greenery. The environment is elegant and exotic. They have very typical French food. The appetizer is a little expensive, but quite distinctive. We strongly recommend authentic French taste pizza.

  • Chinese name: 橄榄园法国乡村小厨Ganlanyuan Faguo Xiangcun Xiaochu
  • Specialties: red-wine-braised smoked duck breast, cheese baked ham and mushrooms
  • Price per person: about 110 yuan
  • Address: Room 101, 48 Tiyu West Road, Tianhe District (天河区体育西路48号101室)
  • How to get there: Buses 130, 263, and several others go there. You can show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-87506440

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Burton Western Restaurant

A combined Western and Chinese food restaurant. The layout and the environment are comfortable and elegant. There are piano performances and singing in the evening, which is very romantic. The foods are tasty and various with Chinese, Western, Thai, etc. cuisines The price is not expensive.

  • Chinese name: 伯顿西餐厅Bodun Xicanting
  • Specialties: iron pork, pan-fried chicken thigh
  • Price per person: about 60 yuan
  • Address: 22 Tianhe Second Road, Tianhe District (天河区天河南二路22号)
  • How to get there: Bus 39, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-87599382

Muslin Restaurants

Brother Muslim Restaurant

This Muslim restaurant has a deep sense of Xinjiang local customs and folk music. With well-cooked ingredients derived from natural plants, the meat is particularly tender and delicious. Mutton can prevent colds, warm the body and increase health. If you want to learn the food culture of the Uygur, and enjoy Uygur and Turkey flavors, do not miss Brother Muslim Restaurant.

  • Chinese name: 兄弟穆斯林餐厅Xiongdi Musilin Canting
  • Specialities: Lamb Shashlik, Desert Mutton Chop
  • Price per person: about 50 yuan
  • Address: 65, Area C, 1st floor, Dongdudashijie, 475 Huanshi East Road, Yuexiu District (越秀区环市东路475号东都大世界1楼C区65号铺)
  • How to get there: Buses 545, 191, 234, 233, 269, 272, and several others go there. You can show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-87626466

Xinyue Muslim Restaurant

Find braised chicken with potato and green pepper that tastes like it does in Xinjiang, yogurt produced by the restaurant itself, and the most unique feature: the Xinjiang song and dance performance! The beautiful Uyghur girls and handsome Uyghur boys perform while you eat. Well-cooked West China cuisine will satisfy your Xinjiang food appetite!

  • Chinese name: 新粤穆斯林餐厅Xinyue Musilin Canting
  • Specialities: Mutton skewers, yogurt
  • Price per person: about 70 yuan
  • Address: 3rd Floor, Xinjiang Mansion, 76 Tianhe North Road, Tianhe District (天河区天河北路76号新疆大厦3楼)
  • How to get there: Buses 6, 32, 122, 136, 183, 191, and several others go there, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-38782782

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Vegetarian Restaurants

Suchengzhai Vegetarian Hall

Vegetarian restaurants are few in Guangzhou. Suchengzhai is appraised by connoisseurs as probably the most expensive vegetarian restaurant in Guangzhou. Located in the most bustling central business district, Suchengzhai looks elegant and transcendent, and produces the most delicious vegetarian dishes.

  • Chinese name: 素成斋素食会馆Suchengzhai Sushi Huiguan
  • Specialties: Fresh mushroom soup, pumpkin soup
  • Price per person: about 170 yuan
  • Address: 3rd Floor, Nanyazhonghe Square, 57 Linjiang Avenue, Zhujiangxincheng, Tianhe District (天河区珠江新城临江大道57号南雅中和广场3楼)
  • How to get there: Buses 138, 293, 44, 866A, and 66, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-62606798/9

Xinyi Sushi

Xinyi Sushi is a fashionable vegetarian restaurant located on Linhe West Road. The restaurant is small in size and the decorations are antique. The food here is original and tasty, bland but not tasteless. It supplies business set meals at lunchtime. The food is sufficient in quantity. The price is not expensive. It is a quiet place, good for friends to enjoy delicious a vegetarian diet influenced by Buddhist culture.

  • Chinese name: 新怡素食Xinyi Sushi
  • Specialties: crab race, dried tofu with braised chestnut
  • Price per person: about 50 yuan
  • Address: 4th Floor, Zhongtai International Square, 161 Linhe West Road, Tianhe District (天河区林和西路161号中泰国际广场4楼)
  • How to get there: Tour Bus 3, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 86-020-38310703

Mianqianyixian

The food, the environment, and the service here are quite good. The birdcage design is amazing; you can talk freely in your own space. Noodles is their major food, smooth and chewy. The soup is especially delicious. The spareribs are highly recommended, beautiful and tasty.

  • Chinese name: 面牵一线Mianqianyixian
  • Specialties: crisp fried tofu, fried rice
  • Price per person: about 40 yuan
  • Address: Shop 207, 2nd Floor, Yinzuo Square, 194 Beijing Road, Yuexiu District (越秀区北京路194号银座广场2楼207号铺)
  • How to get there: Bus 102, 107, 108, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-83313885

Changuoyanyi

It is one of the top Sichuan restaurants in Guangzhou. The dishes have been customized, but still have a strong Sichuan flavor. The hot pot is delicious, and sufficient in quantity. The restaurant is clean, and has a lot of guests. If you like spicy food, don’t miss it.

  • Chinese name: 川国演义Chuanguoyanyi
  • Specialties: spicy fish, maoxuewang
  • Price per person: about 70 yuan
  • Address: 4th Floor, Nanfang Securities Building, 140–148 Tiyu East Road, Tianhe District (天河区体育东路140-148号南方证券大厦4楼)
  • How to get there: Bus 2, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-38879878/9

Yumiku

Yumiku is a place worthy of experincing. Its motive is not luxury, but the unconventional mind. The Sichuan dishes there are authentic; the menu is written by the boss with beautiful handwriting. The most interesting thing there is that no pre-booked meals are accepted. The menu is changing with fresh material everyday. The enthusiastic boss will select a table of delicious dishes for you according to your taste.

  • Chinese name: 渔米库Yumiku
  • Specialties: cold noodles, red wine shrimp
  • Price per person: about 75 yuan
  • Address: 1st Floor, Lishuitingyuan, 99 Jiangli Road, Xinhong Garden, Haizhu District (海珠区新鸿花园内江丽路99号丽水庭园1楼)
  • How to get there: Bus 121A, 121, 204, 468, or show the above address to the taxi driver or guide.
  • Reservation phone: 020-34302202

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