Top Choice Yunnan in Dàlǐ

Duan's Kitchen

Now so popular that you can expect to queue for a table, this place is set around a cosy and cute courtyard. The dishes are an interpretation of Bai cuisine rather than 100% the real deal, but the ingredients are ab…
Top Choice Yunnan in Nuòdèng

Yán Quán Nóngjiā

The one genuine restaurant in the village is also one of the most famous in Yúnnán, after being featured on the hit Chinese TV show A Bite of China. People come from far and wide to sample huǒtuǐ (火腿; ¥40), a slight…
Top Choice Italian in Shāxī

Hungry Buddha

The most sophisticated eatery in town, and one of the most notable in all Yúnnán, with a mouth-watering, all-vegetarian menu utilising locally produced ingredients. Great homemade cheese, pasta and pizza, as well as…
Top Choice Yunnan in Kūnmíng

Yíng Jiāng Dǎi Wèi Yuán

Popular with the locals, this bustling restaurant offers an authentic taste of the delicious, sour and spicy cuisine of the Dai minority from Xīshuāngbǎnnà in the deep south of Yúnnán, including such delicacies as b…
Supermarket in Kūnmíng

Carrefour Supermarket

French-owned supermarket with a wide range of domestic and foreign food and products.
Yunnan in Kūnmíng

Hóng Dòu Yuán

An old-school Chinese eatery, with a duck-your-head stairway, this is a real locals’ hangout on cosmopolitan Wenlin Jie. The food is excellent and will draw you back. Try regional specialities such as the táozá rǔbǐ…
Yunnan in Kūnmíng

1910 La Gare du Sud

Offering good value Yúnnán specialities in a pleasant neo-colonial–style atmosphere, this place is a fave with both expats – it’s the kind of place foreign students take their parents when they come to visit – and c…
Western in Kūnmíng


Always busy with travellers and foreign students, Salvador’s is now a Kūnmíng staple. With a Mexican/Mediterranean food theme, as well as solid breakfasts, good coffee and a decent range of teas, it caters for all h…
Yunnan in Xīnjiē

Liù Jūn Fàndiàn

Popular with the locals, there's no English menu here but you can pick and point at what you fancy. It's on the corner of the square closest to the bus station.
Cafe in Dàlǐ

Sweet Tooth

Owned and run by a culinary arts graduate, the homemade ice cream and desserts here are simply inspiring. There’s also fine coffee, proper English tea and healthy fruit and yoghurt shakes. As an added bonus, profits…