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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
Excellent Restaurant

Centrally located restaurant above the Main Street. English menus available and staff speak some English. God choice of standard, and more exotic, Chines food, served efficiently and well. A good option if you're trying to avoid being served mountain frog again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Centrally located restaurant above the Main Street. English menus available and staff speak some English. God choice of standard, and more exotic, Chines food, served efficiently and well. A good option if you're trying to avoid being served mountain frog again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

first of all the tea is via Lipton tea bags! seriously? you're in china and this restaurant uses Lipton? the food was okay as this was an included dinner on out tour. as a chinese person lets just say i've eaten my share of this ethnic food. we had a beef stir fry w/ veggie kept hot on a portable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

By the time we had dinner in the Left Bank Cafe in Guilin we had been in China for 12 days and had eaten around 20 Chinese meals (lunch and dinner). The Left Bank Cafe was the best of all the meals we ate on the trip.

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

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

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  • Cuisine: Cafe

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