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The Bookworm

Yujie East Road, 2-7#, Ren Min South Road, 28, Chengdu, China
028-85520177
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Ranked #9 of 2,279 restaurants in Chengdu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Chandler, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I recently just got back from Chengdu. I went to the Bookworm almost every night of my visit. I have told everyone here in Arizona it is like The Cheers tv show of Chengdu. The servers are amazing and prompt. The live band when they are playing were amazing. I loved the food and all the people that worked there.... More

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Chengdu, China
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

many friends talking about this restaurant so i had a try. what made me feel really disappointed is that their service are totally different when serving Chinese and foreigners. we are sitting outside, their staff barely go outside check if not serving the food. my friend called them three times but just not one responded. at last she had to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The atmosphere here is what makes this place special. While completing a 6 week summer internship in Chengdu I came here once a week to work on a my masters thesis. I've read some reviews about the service here not being so great but I have to disagree. This is not the place to come if you want 5 star... More

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Chengdu, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I really like this place, and I eat here at least once a week, if not more often. The food is consistent and tasty. I wish that there were more vegetarian options in the menu, but there are a couple that I rotate through and they are good. Bar selections tend to be a bit pricey for the quantity and... More

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Manchester
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

2 of us went here recently. We were shown directly to our table. Menus were brought and a drinks over taken. The menu was extensive with lots of options and a wide range of cuisines available. My partner had the fish & chips which were served with ketchup and tartare sauce. It was a decent size portion and the food... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The food and drinks were really good, the staff is very friendly and there is a nice atmosphere and music.

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Chengdu
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Came there because of the reviews, was hoping to find a relaxing place and for a different kind of lunch. The environment was nice but the food was not impressive at all. The hummus didn't taste much like hummus and the sandwich was dry...

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Chengdu, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

2nd time we have been really dissapointed when going to Bookworm for lunch. This time i didn't even get my food at all. My son and husband had finished their food and I had to ask for mine, it seemed it was forgotten. I could stand that but what is a bigger problem is that they don't seem to bother... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

As in all the other reviews, the hummus is horrible and odd and crudités are meager, but hard to get 'fresh' raw veg in Sichuan, so... Seats were plenty comfy. Book selection is great. For dinner a bit of a show :). Food was tasty and smoothies too. I just enjoyed the break from China :). Love the menus too.... More

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Sheffield
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Food excellent good vibes, packed with westerns and locals alike, great place to hang out, filet steak the best!!! Well worth a ip for some western food.. Busy busy

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