Best Guangzhou Restaurants

Best Cantonese Restaurants in Guangzhou

1. Bingsheng Restaurant 

 Chinese name: 炳胜品味
Bingsheng Restaurant is a well reputed time-honored Cantonese restaurant. No matter stir-fry dishes or boiler soups, the materials are carefully selected to ensure a good flavor. Guests can enjoy a delicious meal in the relaxing environment.
Dim Sum
Pineapple Bread
 Specialties: pineapple bread, three-colored Tofu, specially made black char siew
 Opening Hour: 09:00 - 22:00
 Haiyin Head Restaurant: No.33, Dongxiao Road, close to Haiyin Bridge
 Tianhe Branch: No. 168, Tianhe East Road
 Wufeng Branch: No.438, South Jiangnan Avenue, Haizhu District
 Zhujiang New Town Branch: No.2, Xicun Road, opposite to Guangdong Provincial Museum
 Average Cost: CNY 130-150 per person


2. Guangzhou Restaurant 

 Chinese name: 广州酒家
If you are hesitating about where to eat in Guangzhou, Guangzhou Restaurant is one of the top choices. Most local people like to have their morning tea here. Apart from that, it’s recommended to taste some authentic local dishes and dim sum. Although each dish is small in size, the taste and flavor make it worth a degustation. 
 Specialties: Wenchang chicken, roasted suckling pig, crispy goose paw, Cantonese dim sum
 Opening Hour: 07:00 - 22:00
 Wenchang Head Restaurant: No.2, Wenchang South Road
 Bingjiang West Branch: No. 20, Bingjiang West Road
 Sports Center East Branch: No.112, Tiyu East Road
 Dongshan Branch: No.1, Dongshan Avenue, Donghua East Road
 Huangpu Branch: No.39, Haiyuan Road, Huangpu District
 Average Cost: CNY 120 per person

Cantonese barbecued pork bun
Cantonese barbecued pork bun

3. Dian Du De Restaurant

 Chinese name: 点都德
The restaurant is one the hottest new affordable teahouses in Guangzhou. The Kungfu Tea offered here is very worth of tasting. Dim sums are made in traditional ways with creativities in shapes, ingredients and so on. Each dish is done on order to pursue freshness, and they do not keep you waiting for a long time.
 Specialties: egg tart, red rice bowel, roasted small pigeon, steamed pork ribs, shrimp dumpling, Cantonese barbecued pork bun
 Opening Hour: 07:00 - 24:00
 Jufulou Branch: No. 470 Huifu East Road
 Huacheng Branch: No.16, Huacheng Avenue, Zhujiang New Town
 Hexinglou Branch: No.148, Linhe Middle Road, Tianhe District
 Zhongshan 4th Road Branch: No.246, Zhongshan 4th Road, Yuexiu District
 Average Cost: CNY 70 per person


4. Panxi Restaurant

 Chinese name: 泮溪酒家
As one of the famous garden restaurants in Guangzhou, the restaurant is decorated in an antique style, with small bridges, rockery and lake. The environment is very beautiful, and you can eat and drink tea on boats floating on the lake.
 Specialties: White rabbit dumpling, horseshoe cake, chicken feet
 Opening Hour: 07:00 - 21:00
 Address: No. 151, Longjin West Road, next to Liwan Lake Park
 Average Cost: CNY 80 per person


5. Bingsheng Mansion 

 Chinese name: 炳胜公馆
As a Guangzhou Michelin star restaurant, Bingsheng Mansion was founded in early 2000. Chefs of the restaurant go to the plantation site to select fresh and best food materials in order to ensure excellence in each dish. Moreover, the seafood in this restaurant is also very delicious and worth tasting.
 Specialties: crispy pork, durian cakes, steamed pomfret in spring onion oil
 Opening Hour: 09:00 - 22:00
 Address: 5F, No. 2 Xicun Road, Zhujiang New Town
 Average Cost: CNY 120-150 per person


Best Chinese Restaurants in Guangzhou

1. Ba Shu Xuan Hotpot Restaurant

 Chinese name: 巴蜀轩火锅
If you are curious about spicy Chinese hot pot, Ba Shu Xuan can meet your needs. Guests can choose the spices ranging from light, medium to extreme. The best and freshest dishes are served here. Importantly, the price here is reasonable. 
 Address: 5F, Zhong Lu Commercial City, Zhongshan 5th Road
 Opening Hour: 10:00 - 23:00
 Average Cost: CNY 70 per person


2. Beijing Dong Lai Shun Restaurant

 Chinese name: 北京东来顺
As the name tells us, this is a restaurant specially designed to provide customers with Beijing cuisines. Beijing Dong Lai Shun is famous for its lamb hot pot, Beijing Duck and dumplings.
 Opening Hours: 10:30 - 23:30
 Hengfu Road Head Restaurant: 2F, Mei Zhou Building, No. 338 Hengfu Road
 Tianhe Branch: No.12, Aoti South Road, Tianhe District
 Average Cost: CNY 150 per person


3. The Manchurian Special Flavor Jiaozi Restaurant 

 Chinese name: 东北人餐厅
This is a very popular restaurant bringing flavors from the Northeast of China. There is plenty of choices on the menu, and each dish on the menu is accompanied with a picture. What’s more, the prices are cheap. The dumplings here are highly recommended. 
 Address: No. 36, Tianhe South 2rd Road
 Opening Hour: 10:00 - 23:00
 Average Cost: CNY 40 per person


Popular Western Food Restaurants

Guangzhou Western Restaurants1. El Espanol Spanish Restaurant 

 Chinese name: 爱思达西班牙餐厅
If you are looking for the authentic flavor from Spain, please come here! The set meals are also served during lunchtime each day. Warm lights and exquisite decorations make the environment comfortable. 
 Address: 2F, Guangzhou World Trade Center, Huanshi East Road, Yuexiu District
 Opening Hour: 11:00 - 01:00
 Average Cost: CNY100 per person


2. La Seine Restaurant Franca

 Chinese name: 塞纳河法国西餐厅
As one of the best restaurants in Guangzhou, this French style restaurant offers the authentic French dishes. Moreover, buffet is served on Saturday weekly.
 Location: 1F, Xinghai Concert Hall, No.33 Qingbo Road, Ersha Island, Yuexiu District
 Opening Hour: 12:00 - 03:00
 Average Cost: CNY200 per person


3. Les Trois Gros Bistroat

 Chinese name: 三人行西餐厅
Although small in size, this restaurant serves the best French cuisine in such chic and elegant atmosphere. 
 Location: 1F, 5 Xincheng South Street, Tianhe East Road, Tianhe District
 Opening Hour: 11:00 - 24:00
 Average Cost: CNY160 per person


4. 37°2 Paradise

 Chinese name: 37度2 Cafe西餐厅
The reasonable-priced set lunch served here attracts some locals daily. It is also worthy to try its highly popular dessert.
 Location: No.7, Tiansheng Cun, Huanshi Road (East), Yuexiu District 
 Opening Hour: 11:00 - 23:00
 Average cost: CNY 50 per person
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Questions & Answers on Best Guangzhou Restaurants
Asked by Kevin from MALAYSIA | Nov. 09, 2018 19:29Reply
Which Metro station & Exit Number, nearest to: 广州酒家 Guangzhou Restaurant?
总店- 荔湾区文昌南路2号
2 Wenchang S Rd, 文昌南路2号
Answers (1)
Answered by Beck from USA | Nov. 11, 2018 21:40

Changshou Road metro station. metro line 1, Exit A

Or, Culture Square metro station. metro line 6, Exit E
Asked by norrashi from MALAYSIAN | Nov. 07, 2018 21:06Reply
Salam Harbor Restaurant
hi, how to go to Salam Harbor Restaurant
in guangzhou? tq
Answers (1)
Answered by Adah from USA | Nov. 08, 2018 18:00

The restaurant is near the Exit A of the Sanyuanli metro station, which is one stop of the metro line 2. But I'm not sure whether it is the restaurant you want to go. Maybe you can give me the address.
Asked by Diana from MALAYSIA | Nov. 02, 2018 09:27Reply
Hi, I will be staying at Guangdong Hotel at Dong Feng Middle Road.
Are there any halal restaurants within walking 10-20 mins walking distance?

Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Jason from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 05, 2018 01:19

Kaisier Halal Restaurant is recommended to you and it is said that it is the most famous one.
Asked by Aziz Mohammad from MALAYSIA | Dec. 06, 2017 01:20Reply
Muslim prayer room at Baiyun Internatio & Halal Food Nearest to Guangzhou Railway stn
Please provide directions to:
A.Muslim Prayer Room at Baiyun International Airport (arrival)
B.Halal Food Nearest(km, minutes walking distance) to GZ Railway Stn
Answers (1)
Answered by Alex from FINLAND | Dec. 06, 2017 20:50

Sorry to tell you no prayer room is in the airport.
As for halal restaurants, you can go to Lanzhou Beef Noodles in 65 Ziyuangang, about 200 meters northeast to the railway station, Qinghai Muslim Restaurant in 71 Sanyuanli Avenue, about 700 meters northeast, and Madina Restaurant in 43 West Guangyuan Rd, about 600 meters west.
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