Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Lí River

Luna

This fine rooftop restaurant experience is one of Yángshuò's best. The view of Moon Hill isn't quite as amazing as it used to be – thanks to a neighbour building a stack opposite – but it's still sublime. And the fo…
Top Choice Seafood in Běihǎi

Overseas Town Restaurant

Take your pick from the seething tanks of aquatic life at the entrance and tell staff how you'd like it cooked; prices per jīn are all displayed on the glass. The pan-fried squid (香煎小鱿鱼; xiāngjiān xiǎoyóuyú) is exce…
Top Choice Guangxi in Huángyáo

Dàilóng Farmer Restaurant

Rarely does a famous eatery (it's been featured countless times by the media) uphold its culinary excellence, and its boss, his modesty, so well. But that's precisely why patrons keep returning to feast on steamed s…
Top Choice Guangxi in Nánníng

Āmóu Delicious Eats

Unique and flavourful ethnic dishes served on a photogenic wind-and-rain bridge or in a dining room, both within the lovely garden of the Guǎngxī Museum. There's a huge range of ethnic food, from fried pork belly di…
Top Choice Cafe in Yángshuò

Echo Cafe

This lovely cafe is tucked a long way from the tourist maelstrom, despite being just around the corner from Xijie. Very relaxing and tranquil, guitars and ukuleles lie around randomly, awaiting musical fingers. Soun…
Top Choice Seafood in Dàxū Ancient Town

Ancient Town Fish Restaurant

The kitchen of this excellent rustic place has cured pork hanging on white-tiled walls, fish swimming in tubs, and baskets of vegetables plucked from their plot. Sometimes the staff will let you go into the kitchen …
Top Choice Indian in Guìlín

Kali Mirch

Tucked away behind the Sheraton, this fantastic restaurant is run by an affable and well-travelled man from Darjeeling, who speaks perfect English and ensures that every dish is true to form. The vegetable samosas, …
Top Choice Guangxi in Nánníng

Gānjiājiè Lemon Duck

One of eight branches in town, the star here is the flavourful lemon duck (柠檬鸭; níngméngyā), a Nánníng dish that cooks the fowl with pickled lemon peel, ginger, garlic and chilli. You'd be quackers not to try it. Ch…
Cafe in Běihǎi

Old Town Coffee, Bar & Restaurant

This charming and very efficiently staffed cafe, with distressed exposed brickwork and great coffees, has a ground floor that's open all day; the upper floors morph into a bar in the evenings, where singers croon ni…
Indian in Yángshuò

Kali Mirch

Like its sister operation in Guìlín, this is a top choice for first-rate Indian food, with pleasant Indian staff and chefs. MSG-free and with all its spices coming from India, Kali Mirch also has alfresco seats. On …