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Canton Tower Lutece

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105-E Guangzhou Tower, No.222 Yuejiang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
+86 20 8933 8091
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Description: The gastronomic restaurant "Le Lutece" welcomes you every day in a...
The gastronomic restaurant "Le Lutece" welcomes you every day in a romantic place and a unique view of the city of Guangzhou.The French chef "Philippe" you will discover unique tastes.Come take a wonderful journey into the heart of the French gastronomy. So you can discover the new carte and the very prestigious "Menu of Trilogies". With this tasting menu, you can test up to 16 different flavor.
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  • 22
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Above Average Food with Top Dollar Price

Everything was posh and the servers could speak English. Food was a-ok. The lobster bisque and beef tenderloin that I had, was just right and tasted heavenly. Price? Definitely not worth the amount they have charged but considering the location, it was pretty justified. There are better places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2014
glencch
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Hello I went there with my wife for her birthday and had their set menu, with the visit of the tower included. I had the best flavorful juicy thick ribeye steak, I ever eat with a red wine sauce. My wife ordered lobster, which was easy to eat as it was served without the shell, well her lobster was pure... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Letuce positions itself as an upscale French restaurant with a great view ... WRONG! The view is good but part of the rotation has you looking at boring paintings and you are far from the windows on the best side/view. The food was mediocre at best with the steak being the best. Don't be fooled. Just go to the top... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is hands down the worst French restaurant I have ever experienced. Fast food would have been a better choice. Although the attraction is the view which is a good concept, in the end is a view of Guangzhou. It is not as if Guangzhou has a famous skyline. I ordered Salmon with Butter, White Wine and Lemon Sauce. Oddly... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I went here three times in all, but now for the last. This place were great a year ago, when they had a real french chef. Now there is no french chef, only a chinese souschef trying his best, there we no leadership, the waiters were worse than in a cheap café, no service, everyone run around like they were... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I have never expected, that this restaurant could be ruined in one year!!! Unfortunately, it happened. Just year ago I wrote how great experience it was in Lutece and now I have to write opposite. I said that we would have done better decision with buying McDonald burgers and paid the observatory deck tickets for the city view instead of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I can say without hesitation that this is the worst French restaurant I have been in in my whole life. I am a seasoned traveler and have eaten in many bad places but this restaurant is up there with the worst. Every single dish served to all of us was absolutely horrendous. The staff spoke very little English which does... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Everything was posh and the servers could speak English. Food was a-ok. The lobster bisque and beef tenderloin that I had, was just right and tasted heavenly. Price? Definitely not worth the amount they have charged but considering the location, it was pretty justified. There are better places out there, but with the view and food, this place does the... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I was in Lutece 2 years ago just after opening and i was surprise to find this nice french restaurant on the top of the guangzhou tower where the view is really nice Back there last month with chinese friends and was really disappointed was not the same i think they change the chef and quality food and services!!!! Please... More 

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Guangzhou, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

What a brilliant view of Guangzhou's Pearl River in this 360 revolving restaurant! Chef Philippe is really friendly and keen to please its clientele. The french food served is excellent and the service is good. It was a special occasion as we celebrated my wife birthday... In my opinion, effort should be put into changing some of the furniture and... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The worst service and quality food in guangzhou, the chef is not passionated by his job at all , the price was 2888 RMB for a seafood menu with 2 oysters... one mini half lobster for 2 peoples all other seafood was very cheap local seafood, nothing matching the price range of the menu , we never get the wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105-E Guangzhou Tower, No.222 Yuejiang West Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangdong  >  Guangzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 20 8933 8091

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 150 - 300
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

The gastronomic restaurant "Le Lutece" welcomes you every day in a romantic place and a unique view of the city of Guangzhou.The French chef "Philippe" you will discover unique tastes.Come take a wonderful journey into the heart of the French gastronomy. So you can discover the new carte and the very prestigious "Menu of Trilogies". With this tasting menu, you can test up to 16 different flavor.

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