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The Alley Restaurant

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Italian, Steakhouse, International, Pizza & Pasta
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Gui Hua Road 103, Yangshuo County 541900, China
15977404074
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Description: The Alley is a cozy restaurant in a pedestrian zone right in the centre of...
The Alley is a cozy restaurant in a pedestrian zone right in the centre of Yangshuo. The grilled tenderloin, home made tagliatelle or the grilled chicken breast with basil pesto are excellent, the beer list holds german and belgian beers but also the affordable chinese option and on weekends you can watch live football.
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  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great western food

We tried the pasta with the smoked duck breast and we aslo had a pizza. Both were the best dishes we had had in a very long time. This was a recommendation from the owner of the hotel we stayed at and he did not let us down. Thanks Alf

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Jessica L
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Sydney, Australia
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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

After two weeks on the road in China, the family was ready for something that reminded them of home. The 4.5 star TA review livened everyone's spirits as we hunted down this place (let's just say that if you ask locals where The Alley is, they send you down some dark alleys!). We ordered 2 pizzas, a pasta and a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We tried the pasta with the smoked duck breast and we aslo had a pizza. Both were the best dishes we had had in a very long time. This was a recommendation from the owner of the hotel we stayed at and he did not let us down. Thanks Alf

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It is the best Western food restaurant we went to in Yangshuo. We had the smoked duck with pasta and tagliatelle carbonara there. Both were very tasty and filling. We also had two very nice cocktails there, the best we had in China. The price was more than fair too.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Good service, good English spoken, nice menus. I got the super burger (without BBQ sauce), and all the ingredients were great except the burger itself. Even making allowances for the beef in China, it was greasy, bland, and soft. The fries were limp and undercooked. The chocolate milkshake was awful, weird dairy product and gritty. My wife liked her penne... More 

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Xian
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Nice place with a great selection of beers, i recommend the super burger as a great hunger killer. Beer prices are OK and they play most major football matches live, one of the few bars that do. Good location and opposite DMZ Bar which is the latest open bar.

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Quebec City, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The alley reputation is already well established. For foreign beers and high-quality western food, it is a necessary stop.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Tired of the poor to average Chinese food on offer, we came here for a change of starch. It was so nice to have, not only edible food, but food that had taste! It was so pleasant we came back for a second visit. I recommend the pasta. The one with bacon, chilli and olive was tasty, with a punch.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We ate here because it purported to have the 'best pizzas in Yangshuo', according to a review somewhere. It certainly was tasty, and the toppings generous, but the bases were a little flat, like a lavash instead of a good pizza dough. Made us wonder what the other pizzas in Yangshuo must be like. The service was good, and the... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good for people watching and just off the main strip so don't get hassled. The food and drinks were nice and well priced. Staff friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We are in Yangshuo for 3 month and we've eaten The Alley a lot! They have the best western food in Yangshuo so if you stay there and want western food once in a while go there! Try nr. 11 pizza! :-)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gui Hua Road 103, Yangshuo County 541900, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi Zhuang  >  Yangshuo County
  • Phone Number: 15977404074

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, International, Pizza & Pasta

Description

The Alley is a cozy restaurant in a pedestrian zone right in the centre of Yangshuo. The grilled tenderloin, home made tagliatelle or the grilled chicken breast with basil pesto are excellent, the beer list holds german and belgian beers but also the affordable chinese option and on weekends you can watch live football.

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