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Altun Orda

Easily Kashgar's most memorable and atmospheric restaurant, Altun Orda is a sumptuously decorated place famous for its roast mutton, sweet pumpkin dumplings, meat pies and raisin and almond pastries. Though the...

Top ChoiceUyghur in Kashgar

Ōu'ěr Dáxīkè Night Market

Across from the Id Kah Mosque, this photogenic night market is a great place to sample local fare. Among the goodies are fried fish, chickpeas, kebabs, fried dumplings known as hoshan and bubbling vats of...

Uyghur in Kashgar

Eden Cafe

This lavishly decorated restaurant inside the Eden Hotel is one of Kashgar's best, and it oozes atmosphere and is always full of locals. The menu is photographic, though there's no English, and the food is full...

Uyghur in Kashgar


This gorgeously decorated 2nd-floor restaurant is hugely popular with Uyghur diners who tend to come in large family groups to feast on traditional dishes from the enormous selection. There's a big photo menu and...

Uyghur in Kashgar

Yingbin Jie Night Market

This large and relatively untouristed night market has food stalls running alongside Yingbin Jie just north of the river. There's a fantastic selection of traditional Uyghur street food on offer, from hard-boiled...

Uyghur in Kashgar

Altun Jam

This popular Uyghur restaurant may well be a little far out, but its striking appearance and good food make it well worth a trip. The ornate bar is quite a sight to behold, and the people-watching is superb with...

Peking Duck in Kashgar


Part of a China-wide chain of Peking duck restaurants, this is a good place to eat Chinese food (and to drink beer). The cost of the duck includes the free option to have its bones made into a tasty broth....

Bakery in Kashgar

Shirin Cake

This Old Town Uyghur bakery has a wide selection of pastries, cakes and other delicious baked goods, which in combination can form a tasty (if rather sweet) breakfast.