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The River Garden @ White Swan

Shamian Island, Guangzhou, China
020-81886968
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Ranked #295 of 5,683 restaurants in Guangzhou
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Cantonese
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2013
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Wichita, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Went there a while back, the hotel is beautiful. Very nice to visit! Lots to see and do. The only downside is there are TONS of tourists in the area, if you are wanting to experience more of the Chinese culture then I wouldn't recommend staying here.

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Talisay City, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Racist host. They're only serving the wealthy Chinese and Germans there. The hotel and area was nice, yet because of my 1st impression, avoid this place. You're better off going to Tian He District also known as the Electronics district.

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Torrevieja, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

White Swan Hotel ( which was just renovated ) , has a lovely garden buffet, which is worth the visit. The food range is really wide - you can find anything you can imagine and the taste is very very delicious. The Cooks barbeque your meat as you wish and the meat is fresh and tasty. The Garden restaurant is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

If you've got the money and don't mind being by the smelly Zhoujiang (Pearl River), it's OK, but you'd not go out of your way

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Jena, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Before it was closed for fully renovation i have been there for several times. It is now bad but not the best. I even have spend Christmas there once! So lets see what is coming up since there are lots of good international hotels in town meanwhile who can do much better like Ritz-Carlton, Hyatt, Westin, Shangri-la just to name... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

We invited some Chinese business partners in the White Swan. A little bit strange to enter the restaurant through the Hotel ( in the cellar) but the food is from the best european food you can have in Guangzhou. So I certainly will return.

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