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Li River Cuisine

No.1 Shanhu North Road, Guilin, China
0773-2822881 
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Ranked #12 of 212 Restaurants in Guilin
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Description: Opposite the Waterfall hotel beside the lake. Formerly named Congee City. More rustic than slick but the food's ok and the nplace is open 'til late, which is unusual especially in this part of Guilin. It'sa useful address, I think. DW
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The unusual beauty of the landscape was mesmerizing. The Yangtze River is so masculine and rugged but this river is the opposite.

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Sydney
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The views from the boats cruising down the Li river are amazing. Very much like Ha long bay in Vietnam ( not far in distance away). Half the top level on the boat we were on was "bought" by a group of wealthy Chinese who had the crew bring there tables and chairs on deck - which caused all sorts... More

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The beauty of the river and the insight to the fishing villages were remarkable. We loved the views of the mountains.

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Kaneohe, Hawaii
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a great way to see the countryside, mountains, and river. The scenery is absolutely stunning and you will even get to see the inspiration for the 20RMB note. The lunch buffet is lacking so pack it on at breakfast. They will offer you drinks, souvenirs, etc. but will not pressure you into buying anything. It’s pretty crowded with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Easy way to get from Gwaylin to Yansho. The food was a little so so, but amazing they cook so many different dishes and provided a buffett with an open kitchen on the back of the boat.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This was my second trip down the Li river and although it was much busier than 20 years ago I enjoyed it very much, the show of impressions at the end of the boat trip is something to behold

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Wuhan, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We also went hiking but to get the best perspective of the limestone mountains and the water, there is nothing like being on the cruise. The lunch food was okay. I would DEFINITELY add this to your plan if you come to Guilin.

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montreal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Fine...just not fine dining....but that is offset by the exquisite setting....the Li River is beautiful....even magical....a must see if traveling to China

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HK
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120 reviews 120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

There seems to be some confusion on some of the reviews here, as they are about the cruise and not the restaurant. The restaurant is highly recommended by the locals, so we gave it a go. . . however, we find the food is average but with the price quite reasonable, it's hard to fault them.

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San Diego, California, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We were herded onto a boat reserved for foreigners and sat 6 to a table with bench seats on two sides. It was pretty uncomfortable for a long trip. The scenery was beautiful - stunning actually - but there were too many boats and too many people. We chose to not eat the lunch buffet, which seemed to be a... More

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