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Sculpting in Time

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47 Hankou Road, Gulou, Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant and coffee is a sweet and chill place with a bohemian vibe next to the canal, it has a great environment and good food.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Four of us went there for a light late evening meal. The cafe is located on the river and you can see the tourist boats going up and down the small river -- a good location to spend a relaxed evening.The menu is western and the pizzas and pastas were delicious. The cocktails were also very refreshing and on the... More 

Thank Janak99
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Price is good, ambience is perfect as a cafe that has a bistro menu and all the drinks and coffee that accompany that kind of experience, good place to meet people, study with partners and chill.

Thank noreservationec
Daegu, South Korea
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85 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

This is a little gem of a cafe perched on the side of the river near the Confucius temple area if Fuzi Miao district of Nanjing. The menu is mostly local versions of western food,including breakfast. The coffee and desserts we had were good - flourless chocolate cake and fruit pizza. It is best to visit when you can sit... More 

Thank mmezedd99
Shanghai, China
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68 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

I ordered a bottle of penfolds and they showed me the bottle then took it away and then brought back the bottle opened. Upon inspection it was clearly a fake bottle of wine. It took a lot of arguing but they finally replaced it

Thank Torontoshanghai
Shanghai, China
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

A great little cafe on the 2nd floor (entrance through a ground floor hairdresser salon) - nice atmosphere, free wifi. Coffee was good but food seriously took 1 hour to be brought out. This left us quite disappointed.

Thank outofaustralia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Waited an 1.5hours (no joke) for an average combo of rice and blaCk pepper beef and banana chocolate waffles...not even lunch rush....apparently three people in the kitchen can't pre cook some white rice, was slightly raw when it finally came out. My waffle was so-so... Had high hopes and a lot of patience for this place...not worth it unless you... More 

Thank geminian89
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

This place has a really great coffee shop/cozy environment--the type that will encourage you to stay a while and chat with friends. That being said, plan on being there a while because it takes FOREVER to get your food. Today I went with a group of 8 friends and my salad (the only thing I ordered) didn't come for an... More 

Thank travelingwithtori
Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is a great little western style cafe in the heart of student land. Chilled out and well styled surroundings, good food and a good wine list. Great for kids too. Check out the breakfast (British, American and European). Only gripe is the slow service, but not an issue if you are not in a hurry. My favourite cafe in... More 

Thank ajphelps

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, Italian, International
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  • Address: 47 Hankou Road, Gulou, Nanjing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
  • Phone Number: 15077826096

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