We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 283 Guilin Restaurants

Li River Cuisine Restaurant

No.1 Shanhu North Road, Guilin, China
0773-2822881 
Improve this listing
Ranked #22 of 283 Restaurants in Guilin
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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
Write a Review

40 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    11
    11
    11
    5
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I find it surprising that so many reviews here on TA erroneously are of the LI RIVER CRUISE! I believe that the Li River Cruise reviews should be posted not to this RESTAURANT but to the ATTRACTION: Li River East of Guangxi Zhuang, China. I would call the attraction the "Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo". Are reviewers confusing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wiesbaden, Germany
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wuhan, China
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
montreal
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
HK
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Li River Cuisine Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Li River Cuisine Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Li River Cuisine Restaurant

Address: No.1 Shanhu North Road, Guilin, China
Phone Number: 0773-2822881 
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Guilin
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Li River Cuisine Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?