Changsha restaurants

Top Choice Hunan in Changsha

Huǒgōngdiàn

There’s a great buzz at this landmark eatery, established in 1747 and set in and around a small templelike courtyard. Even Mao has eaten here, in 1958, and he praised the homemade choù dòufu (臭豆腐; stinky tofu; ¥18).…
Top Choice Dumplings in Changsha

Sōnghuājiāng Jiǎoziguǎn

Not a romantic choice, this bustling eatery specialises in the mellow cuisine of northern China. Dumplings (饺子; jiǎozi) are the speciality and come in many varieties, including pork and chives (¥6), lamb and onion (…
Hunan in Changsha

Huǒgōngdiàn – Wuyi Dadao

This Wuyi Dadao branch of Huǒgōngdiàn is a cavernous restaurant with stone tabletops, diligent staff and traditional music wafting over diners. The dim sum and cold veggie dishes come around on squeaking trolleys, b…
Hunan in Changsha

Lǎo Chángshā Lóngxiāguǎn

This cavernous and raucous warehouse-like dining hall is the most enjoyable place to sample one of Chángshā's signature dishes: spicy crayfish (龙虾; lóngxiā). You may need to wait for a table, so grab a number, and a…
Chinese in Changsha

Xī Hú Lóu Jiǔ Jiā

About 9km northeast of the city centre, the world’s biggest Chinese restaurant, according to the Guinness Book of World Records and a plaque on the wall, is a village of five kitchens, staff of 1000, and banquet hal…