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18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here with a group of 4. We tried an assortment of dishes to share including green beans with garlic, lemon chicken, grilled pork and mushrooms, and Guilin fried rice that was prepared with corn and parsley. We especially liked the lemon chicken. Service was prompt. Portions were large. Our tour guide helped us order typical dishes of... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by my tour company and is actually off the main pedestrian street near the clock tower pedestrian crossroads. First impressions were good and the interior is very pleasant. However, that facade soon came crashing down when we selected our food. Things did not get off to a good start when we saw a picture in their... More 

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Fiddletown, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch here and really enjoyed the different dishes, and beers from the local regions. Service was good and they spoke decent English. There was plenty to eat. I would go back again.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best dinner we had had so far on our China tour. We were given a large number of a variety of dishes, all very well cooked and extremely tasty. The restaurant itself is well decorated and comfortable and the service excellent. This restaurant also provided us with packed lunches earlier in the day for our River LI... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here twice as part of a tour. Good meals both times. Chinese cuisine, but I think toned down for westerners. Nice views over the busy street.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Located in the high traffic central walking street of Guilin, the restaurant promotes its European menu. The restaurant is upstairs and hard to find the entrance, the staff were highly stressed but worked hard, the European food was down right bad. Poor helpings, poorly cooked and expensive. The Chinese cuisine looked good, but we didn't try it. There's lots more... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
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.

Thank wirraldee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 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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Restaurant Details

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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Dinner, Lunch
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Guilin
  • Phone Number: 0773-2882259

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