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Temple Cafe

No. 61 Zengcuo An | Siming District, Xiamen, China
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Ranked #64 of 1,398 restaurants in Xiamen
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Canberra, Australia
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188 reviews 188 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is a good vegetarian option at the Temple. Really attentive and honest staff. Doesn't take credit cards.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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88 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

They serve good european food and a selction of wines and beers. You sit within the temple courtyard with all the splendour orf the altar behind you.

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Woodside, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

Housed inside an old temple down a lively alley, the setting at Temple Cafe cannot be beat. It's very cool. I went for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and it's worth the trek from wherever you are staying because the whole area around Temple Cafe is full of life. Plenty to see, eat and do. I'd come back for a... More

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Xiamen, China
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

It is becoming difficult in Xiamen to find good western style food for reasonable prices. In the Temple you can enjoy simple food of good quality and enjoy a reasonably priced drink while enjoying the remarkable atmosphere in this still operational temple.

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Varberg, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Quite unique atmosphere, good food, nice staff, cheap! We had a lovely dinner, and we also bought take-away for the next day. Just sad that we didn't find this place earlier, now we are going home after six-months stay in China, where food has been a great issue for us, cause it is so hard to find some decent one!!

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Xiamen, China
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012 via mobile

Visited here for the second time this last Saturday evening. Cool, relaxing place serving excellent food in a unique environment. Really good staff who look after people well.

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Florence, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

It's good place for brunch, clean with good food, good place for sunday brunch

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

One of Xiamen's hidden gems and certainly one of Xiamen's more unique bar concepts. Reasonable prices, Good Pub Food, nice selection of beers, most importantly one of Xiamen's best places for mixed drinks which are still rare in Xiamen.

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Xiamen, China
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Very cool place, once a temple, now a fantastic cafe to grap some good food and a beer.`It`s located in the ZengCuoAn cultural village which has a very cool vibe and is day and night to the city center just over the mountain

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Kiev, Ukraine
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118 reviews 118 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I love hanging out at Temple Cafe on a nice day and drinking one of their totally reasonably priced mojitos (alcohol in a temple... what!?) Their pizzas are also pretty good, but the atmosphere is the main draw here.

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