Western Restaurants in Xian
There are many western restaurants in Xian serving all kinds of western food. Most of them are gathered around the Big Wild Goose Pagoda area, Gaoxin area or the Bell tower area. The following is a list of some nice western restaurants in Xian.
La Seine Restaurant Français
It is one of Xian's most exclusive restaurants and also the only French restaurant. It has a good location for a fantastic and full view of the Bell Tower. You can enjoy delicious French-cuisine and wines as well as a pianist or a violinist playing here. The soup, cold and hot dishes, cheese, desserts, vegetarian set menu are all worth a try! There are also luxurious VIP rooms where you can enjoy yourself comfortably. Generally, its atmosphere is quiet, romantic and posh.
Specialties: Fois Gras; Escargots Appetizer; Roast Lamb Fillet; Paris Sea Salt Steak
Average cost: CNY300-400
Opening hours: 11:00 – 15:30; 17:00 – 22:00
Location: 5F, Fuhao Mansion, No. 59, South Street, Beilin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 6, 7, 11, 16, 37, 47, 118, 201, 215, 218, 221, 222, 251, 302 or K630 to get off at Bell Tower.
3R3H (3Royalty 3House)
3R3H was the first western restaurant in Xian and it has many branches in the city. It is an economy and nice restaurant for western food. It is also a Taiwanese chain restaurant which serves good coffee in a relaxed atmosphere.
Specialties: Pizza, Salad; Chicken Hot Pot with Pickle; Deep Fried Pork Chop with Curry Sauce
Average cost: CNY30-60/person
Gaoxin branch: 1F, Sigma Mansion, No. 25, Gaoxin Road, Gaoxin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 206, 207, 212, 308, 322, 402, 502, 503, 512, 604, 608, 707 or 721 to get off at Guanghua Road.
Zhuque branch: 1F, Weiye Mansion, No. 69, South Guangji Street, Beilin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 706 or 707 to get off at Nanyuan Gate and then walk to the venue within around 50 meters (55 yards). Or take bus no. 23, 31, 32, 218, 251, 501, 618, 713 or Tourism Line 8 to get off at Wu Wei Shi Zi and then walk to the venue within 80 meters (87 yards).
North Street branch: No. 2, Lianhu Road, North Street, Lianhu District (near the exit C of North Street Metro station of subway line 1 and line 2)
Bus routes: Take bus no. 4, 6, 9, 10, 11, 26, 33, 37, 102, 103, 117, 118, 238, 506, 600 or 619 to get off at North Street, which is around 90 meters (98 yards) from the venue.
Minleyuan branch: 5F, Minleyuan Wanda Plaza, No. 111, Jiefang Road, Xincheng District (near Minsheng Commercial Building)
Bus/Metro routes: Take bus no. 4, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 20, 25, 30, 33, 41, 103, 201, 213, 231 or subway line 1 to get off at Wu Lu Kou.
Tangyan Road branch: 2F, Lotus Market, Tangyan Road, Gaoxin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 14, 34, 211, 217, 218, 219, 220, 226, 308, 312, 512, 604, 608 or Gaoxin Caotang Special Line to get off at Yamei Mansion.
Small World Café
It is owned by a pretty Dutch woman. You can taste nice coffee, Pizza, Salad, Cake and Fried Chicken here. It is favored by a lot of foreigners. This restaurant is like a serene garden and you can have a look through the window at the Old City Wal. You will find yourself in an old-world here.
Specialties: Pizza, Salad, Fried Chicken, Beefsteak, Cream of mushroom soup, Pork Chops
Average cost: CNY50-90/person
Jianguo Gate branch: No. 90, East Section of South Huancheng Road (Outside Jianguo Gate), Beilin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 7 or 702 to get off at Jianguo Gate and then walk to the venue within 90 meters (98 yards).
Big Wide Goose Pagoda branch: east side of the South Square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, No. 6, east section of South Huanta Road, Yanta District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 5, 19, 21, 23, 24, 34, 41, 44, 224, 237, 242, 400, 408, 501, 521, 526, 527, 601, 606, 109, 701, Tourist Bus Line 6, Line 8 (610) or Line 9 and get off at Big Wild Goose Pagoda, then walk to its south square.
Green Jasmine Restaurants
It is an Irish-style restaurant which is furnished with European-style chairs and tables, chic windows and artsy curtains. It is noticeable from the street with a unique façade. Recommended dishes here are definitely its pizza varieties, especially the pepperoni pizza with thin crust and rich cheese.
Specialties: Irish Pepperoni Pizza, Curry Rice, Baked Potato Skins
Average cost: CNY80-140/person
Location: 1F, Gaoke Mansion Auxiliary Building, Gaoxin Road, Gaoxin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 28, 34, 206, 207, 212, 218, 219, 220, 308, 322, 502, 512, 604, 608 or 721 to get off at Gaoxin Road and then walk around 120 meters (131 yards) to the venue.
High Fly Pizza
It is really a nice restaurant to find western food, including various pizza, oven-baked penne, sandwiches and Texas Stew. It is also a nice option for vegetarian food. The entire dining area is nonsmoking!
Specialties: Four-cheese and Pepperoni Pizzas, Real Oven-baked Penne, Tuna Sandwiches, Chocolate Brownies
Average cost: CNY50-60/person
Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:30
Grand Tang Western Market branch: 3F, the dining plaza of Grand Tang Western Market, No. 1, South Laodong Road, Beilin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 24, 43, 106, 107, 201, 322, 502, 503 or 916 to get off at Grand Tang Western Market.
Cade Plaza branch: 4F, Cade Plaza, No. 64, west section of South Erhuan Road, Yan’ta District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 218, 258, 308, 313, 411, 722, Erhuan Line 1, Erhuan line 2 or Tourism Line 7 to get off at Hanguang Road.
St. Louis Portuguese Restaurant
It is a typical Portuguese restaurant with pretty good Portuguese dishes and goose liver. You will get a strong feeling of being at home because of its nice decoration, especially being there at night.
Specialties: Goose Liver, Beefsteak, Portuguese Egg Tart, Silver Pout, Almond Shrimp
Opening hours: 10:30 – 22:00
Average cost: CNY150-300/person
Location: 1F, Rose Building, No. 25, Keji Road, Gaoxin District (near Shangri-la Hotel)
Bus routes: Take bus no. 14, 34, 107, 210, 211, 218, 219, 220, 226, 251, 308, 312, 324, 512 or Gaoxin Caotang Special Line to get off at the Rose Building.
Ann West Restaurant
It is one of the most comfortable restaurants in Xian. You can find seafood chowders, steaks, German pork knuckle, sushi, cheese, vegetable curry and a wide array of Asian fish here. Menus in Norwegian, Italian, Japanese and Korean are provided.
Specialties: Pizza, Small Korean Hot Pot, Tiramisu, Roast Weever
Average cost: CNY60-100/person
Opening hours: 09:30 – 00:00
Location: No. 211, East Fenghao Road, Lianhu District (on the opposite side of Sheraton Hotel)
Bus routes: Take bus no. 31, 202, 211, 252, 300, 302, 405, 503, 510, 521, 611, 612, 703, 711, 712 or K630 to get off at Fengdeng Road.
Isola del Nord Italian Restaurant
Isola del Nord is a nice Italian restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine. It mainly provides Southern Italian cuisine mixed up with the light Japanese cuisine. It has a comfortable dining environment and the waiters here can speak English fluently.
Specialties: Italian style pizza; fresh, clean feeling décor; good wine selection
Average cost: CNY100-170/person
Opening hours: 11:30 – 15:00; 17:00 – 22:00
Location: 11F, building B of K.I.Tower, No. 1, Xihua Gate, Beilin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 15, 16, 102, 117, 238, 502, 601, 603, 606, 619, 702, 707, 714, Overnight Line 2 or Tourism Line 7 to get off at Xihua Gate; Or take bus no. 702 to get off at Beiyuan Gate and then walk to the venue within 150 meters (164 yards).
It is an all-day self-serve western style restaurant serving the best of Mediterranean and European cuisines in Xian. Its decoration is elegant, nice and comfortable. The dishware there is distinctive. An open kitchen is also a feature here.
Specialties: Beef Pot, Ice Cream, seafood
Average cost: About CNY210/person
Opening hours: 05:30 – 10:30 for breakfast; 11:30 – 14:30 for lunch and 17:30 – 22:30 for supper
Location: 1F, East Wing Lobby, Sofitel Hotel On Renmin Mansion, No. 319, Dongxin Street, Xincheng District
Bus routes: Take bus 15, 16, 46, 102, 251, 309, 502, 601, 603, 619, 702, 714, Overnight Line 2 or Tourism Line 7 to get off at Xincheng Square.
Peter’s Tex – Mex Grill
This is a comfortable restaurant decorated with South American style. There are native-flavored American breakfast, sandwich, distinctive TEX-MEX dishes and many self-created desserts. Besides, the delicious salad, Texan Burrito, and pizzas also attracting many foreign and Chinese eaters!
Specialties: Texan Burrito, pizza, Potato Skin, Milk Shake
Average cost: About CNY80/person
Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Cade Plaza branch: 4F, Cade Plaza, No. 64, west section of South Erhuan Road, Yan’ta District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 218, 258, 308, 313, 411, 722, Erhuan Line 1, Erhuan Line 2 or Tourism Line 7 to get off at Hanguang Road.
Daminggong Wanda branch: store no. 3078, 3F, Daminggong Wanda Plaza, No. 369, North Taihua Road, Weiyang District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 17, 227, 406, 506, 510, 517, 523, 705 or 801 to get off at Yu Jia Zhai.
It combines French idyllic style and American rustic style to be a distinctive western food club. There are western food, café, cigar areas, American countryside club, reading area, private cinema and outdoor garden. It mainly serves western food, southeastern Asia food, coffee and originally baked food. This is really a great place for relaxation and dating!
Specialties: Tiramisu Coffee, Italian Cappuccino Coffee, American Coffee, western dessert, fruit platter
Average cost: CNY110/person
Opening hours: 11:00 – 01:00 (at dawn)
Location: 8F, Fengrun International Building, Taibai Overpass, Beilin District (near Vivo city)
Bus routes: Take bus no. 6, 16, 35, 106, 205, 311, 506, 604, 631, 900 or Educational Special Line to get off at Taibai Overpass.
Bacchus Italian Restaurant
It is a fashionable western restaurant, with large dining hall, attractive decoration in the lobby and pleasant tables and dining wares. Going through the lobby, you will find some separated rooms for private dining. Also the waiters are very friendly here, so it is highly recommended!
Specialties: Sicily Pizza, Roast Sausages, Tomato Soup, Black and White Yoghurt
Average cost: Almost CNY90/person
Opening hours: 09:00 – 23:00
Gaoxin branch: No. 25, Gaoxin Road, Gaoxin District
Bus routes: Take bus no. 206, 207, 212, 308, 322, 402, 502, 503, 512, 604, 608, 707 or 721 to get off at Guanghua Road. Upon getting off, you can easily spot the venue.
Cuihua Road branch: No. 188, Cuihua Raod, Yanta District (1F of the building of Express 8 Hotel)
Bus routes: Take bus no. 26, 27, 408, 503, 527, 710, 720, 722 or 933 to get off at West Yanta Road and then walk to the venue within 40 meters (44 yards).