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Left bank cafe

18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
+86 773 288 2259
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
“roast duck” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a recommendation. We tried it with a coffee which was good so returned later for a meal. As with seemingly most Chinese restaurants there is quite an extensive menu but here it is also in English The restaurant is on pedestrian street...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Located on the first floor of Walking Street, Zheng Yang road, slightly out of the way is this delightful restaurant. It's beautifully decorated inside and the selection of food is extensive, interestingly their beer was German, Paulaner Wheat beer which was excellent and refreshing. We...More

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Some people seem to like it, I did not on the two occasions I went. I thought it was below average in everything, not good atmosphere.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our guide brought us here for lunch one day - located in a second story building on the big pedestrian shopping street in Guilin near the Li River. The service was fine and the waitress spoke some English so was easy to order off the...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My wife and I ate here twice, for lunch and dinner either on the same or on consecutive days.(I forget). We weren't familiar with anything else on offer and this place had the menu in latin script. Lunch was o.k. We ordered familiar food and...More

Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It's that simple. Staff kept my group of twelve people well-supplied with many varied dishes served Chinese-style on a lazy susan. Seems like a popular place.

Thank Merlin0921
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Helpful staff and a varied menu with beautiful food make this café a popular place with tourist groups and local people alike. Close to hotels and the pedestrian shopping area, it offers an opportunity to try an assortment of different foods. On request, they also...More

Thank Wiggle59
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Was brought here by our guide, without seeing it's trip advisor rating, she ordered for us, then we saw the rating and we were concerned but we didn't need to be ! The food was great ! Guilin noodles are a must but can be...More

Thank Heffstar
Reviewed 15 July 2016

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....More

Thank Darlene51
Reviewed 11 July 2016

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...More

Thank Superpear
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Guilin
  • Phone Number: +86 773 288 2259
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