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Cafe Nissi

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18 Binjiang Road, Guilin 541001, China
Name/address in local language
+86 773 282 9055
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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124 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

This cafe is a gem. Location is pretty good, near the Lijiang and an artsy bookstore. Service is good and staff friendly. Very relaxed environment; food selection is not huge and it is the ambience that stands out; food also pretty good. Highly recommended - and oh, they host art exhibitions from time to time and there was one by... More 

Thank ECWorld
Yangshuo County, China
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

If you want to relax a bit after a busy, noisy day in Guilin, go have a drink in this cafe. Owner and staff are friendly, nice sofa seatings, good soft music selection playing. They have very few food items. We tried the beef burger, curry chicken and the waffle as desert. All fine, nothing exceptional though.

Thank Sinan B
Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

walking around the lijiang, relax for a cup of drink, perfect relaxing day! nice budding & coffee! cozy warm. art exhibition on 2/F.

Thank cclaucc
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Nice setting, friendly staff with English spoken. Good spot to relax for lunch. The burger was fresh and tasty. Clean environment.

Thank duncanfitzg
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

A very nice place near the river to chill and have a bite to eat. I came here twice and left happy both times! I ordered a burger both times as it was very good. The first time I visited they ran out of burger buns and asked me if I wished to order something else. I got a fruit... More 

Thank Iva P
Luton, England, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015

We sat on the little veranda. Only ever had drinks here but they are good value and the staff are very friendly. Last visit they had just baked some rolls and came round offering them to guests (not for free, but for next to nothing).

Thank bobsbitz59
Guilin, China
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

This cafe is operated by a Hong Kong people who knows an excellent service standard. There are several similar cafes along Binjiang Road but I recommend Nissi because it is larger than other cafes and offers very delicious cafe and snacks. There is ourside space with shelter & without A/C but close to the walkers. You can breath fresh air... More 

1 Thank Crystalliu83
New South Wales, Australia
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2014

While we went here for dinner, because of the very limited menu (a couple of pastas and burgers), I think this restaurant is best suited to drinks and relaxing. The drinks and cakes menu is extensive. Nissi is a great place in a great part of Guilin, on the river and so a much more picturesque and laid back atmosphere... More 

2 Thank kitegato
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

They have very Nice chicken sandwich and the place is in a relaxing vibe. Though the menu does not have many many options, what they do have, they make it great

3 Thank Michal B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Great food and service in a very comfortable environment. Perfect English spoken by all staff and particularly Gretel - the owner. We enjoyed talking with Gretel about her life in HK, Japan and Canada before choosing to set up Nissi Cafe and settle in Guilin. She is also spearheading a local charitable foundation in Guilin supporting local children. Could not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Binjiang Road, Guilin 541001, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Guilin
  • Phone Number: +86 773 282 9055
Cafe Nissi is now moved into a new location and providing a 100% smoke free environment! ** Breakfast service is currently unavailable **

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?