Top Choice Chinese in Wǔhàn

Xiǎo Bèiké

This stylish restaurant, with lovely tree-shaded terrace seating, offers an excellent range of pan-Chinese cuisine, with dishes from Húběi, Sìchuān and Chóngqìng featuring highly. It also does a number of fish dishe…
Top Choice Hubei in Yíchāng

Fàngwēng Restaurant

At Xiling Gorge (西陵峡; Xīlíngxiá), 12km north of Yíchāng, is a peculiar restaurant perched precariously against a cliff. Claimed to be the ninth 'cave restaurant' in the world, the cuisine is distinctly Húběi, the se…
Vegetarian in Wǔhàn

Chángchūn Temple Vegetarian Restaurant

Housed next door to the Chángchūn Temple, this place serves mock-meat creations but also cooks up fish dishes. It has a photo menu.
Bakery in Wǔhàn

Crown Bakery

Fabulously located in an old cruciform church built in 1907, with its original wood ceiling intact along with loads of portraits of Jesus, come here for the ambience, take a seat in the apse to break bread and order…
Hubei in Jīngzhōu

Bàyú Rénjiā

Great location by the moat, outside New East Gate. Grab a table overlooking the city wall and moat and tuck into the restaurant speciality, gānguō (干锅), an iron pot of spicy delights, kept bubbling hot with a small …
Chinese in Wǔdāng Shān

Taìhé Xuánwǔ Dàjiǔdiàn

Large bustling restaurant with half its menu helpfully translated into English. Various regional cuisines are represented, from Sichuanese to Cantonese; even Běijīng roast duck! No English sign.
Hubei in Yíchāng

Xiǎo Hú Niú

Our favourite restaurant in Běimén specialises in a local beef hotplate called xiǎo hú niú. Order that first, stipulating how spicy you want your beef (¥25 for 250g) or lamb (¥26 for 250g) – mild (微辣; wēi là), mediu…
Chinese in Shénnóngjià

Piān Qiáo Wān

This is the coolest place to eat in Mùyú. It's accessed via a wobbly bridge and backs onto a small tea plantation (you can buy tea here). The menu is in Chinese only. Try the huíguō niúròu (回锅牛肉; spicy fried beef), …
Korean in Yíchāng

Hánlìgōng Liàolǐ

Opposite Yílíng Hotel, and next door to a Western-style cafe, is this smart Korean restaurant with good-value dishes, claypots and barbecues.
Vegan in Jīngzhōu

Liánxīn Sùcàiguǎn

Wholesome and sentient vegan food is served, buffet-style, at his friendly Buddhist restaurant next to Zhanghua Temple. Mock-meat dishes are overshadowed by the many bright, green vegetable dishes infused with chill…