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LEFT BANK CAFE

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18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
0773-2882259
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Our tour group went here for dinner and had a good variety of food loved the spring rolls which we did not see or have often in China as well as fried rice the only complaint I and mt fellow travelers asked for more spring rolls and were willing to pay but told they could not. But otherwise the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2014
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nashville
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315 reviews 315 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Our tour group went here for dinner and had a good variety of food loved the spring rolls which we did not see or have often in China as well as fried rice the only complaint I and mt fellow travelers asked for more spring rolls and were willing to pay but told they could not. But otherwise the food... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Seemed a cosmopolitan place with a decent food spread at a reasonable price . It's up a set of steps off the main pedestrian street downtown.

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Dubai
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25 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The restaurant offered nice Chinese food and also a few touches of western food well prepared. Well situated in the pedestrianised area of Guilin

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Pune, India
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10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Recently our group of 28 people visited Guilin for 2 nights stay. Since there was no any Indian restaurant here unwillingly we decided to enjoy our Lunch & Dinner at Left bank café. However when we visited this restaurant our impression was contrast. The Chinese food served here was so yummy that my group suggested me to plan all our... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is one of the few restaurants in Guilin that has an english menu. The spring rolls were great and the Guilin fried rice was different and delicious. The service was excellent and the wait staff polite. We ate there twice during our 5 day stay.

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Leicestershire, England
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our guide took our group here for an early dinner after a late flight meant we missed lunch. The food was plentiful and very fresh. There was a good mix of dishes and a couple of Western dishes were thrown in for good measure. They also arranged a reasonable packed lunch for us for the following day. Central location

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Nebraska
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Needed non-Chinese food, we climbed the outside staircase to Left Bank Cafe. It's located on a pedestrian only street so if the weather is good sit on the balcony to watch the world go by while dining. Dishes ordered were spaghetti, garlic bread, and pizza. The food was fine, nothing special. The service was attentive - something not found routinely... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Our family (two adults, two children aged six and eight) ate here at the recommendation of the Sheraton. While the building interior is large and beautiful with great potential, and the servers were gracious, the food (sweet and sour pork, fried rice, pork dumplings and beef and onion skillet) was mostly lacklustre. The standouts were the beef and onion skillet,... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I write this review about 4 weeks after I ate at this restaurant. I was one of a party of 16. Our tour leader oredered a mixed banquet for us. The food was absolutely delicious. It was the outstanding that I had in China in a tour that covered 5 cities and 14 evening meals. The food was of a... More 

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Melbourne
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This restaurant is located about the street and you can sit on the verandah to eat. You can watch the comings and goings on the street while you wait. Our guide ,Cherry, took us to this place and assisted in selecting some of the local food. Food was tasty and well presented

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Guilin
  • Phone Number: 0773-2882259

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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