Guangzhou is universally known for its excellent food. Many people know that Cantonese cuisine is one of the Famous cuisine in China with different flavors and styles, You can find a number of restaurants and tea-houses in this city. Cantonese cuisine is really good in color, fragrance, taste and presentation. In addition, the delicate Cantonese pastry is also well-known for its wide range of varieties, delicious flavor and beautiful color. In those restaurants in Guangzhou, you can find different kind of food such as Western food, Asian food and traditional Guangdong cuisines, The following are some famous and best Guangzhou restaurants, just for your reference:
Banana Leaf is a brand chain Thai flavor restaurant. The most featured food served here is curry. Sometimes you have to wait in line for seats since it is always crowded during dining time. There is singing and dancing performances for living up your dinner and you may be invited to dance on the stage.
Chinese name: 蕉叶(总店)
Address: 1/F, Guangshi Binguan, No. 8, Luhu Rd. Yuexiu District
Da Tong Restaurant is located on the Changdi Avenue, a bustling section of Guangzhou. It was well known in the Lingnan district for its luxurious decoration and superb cooking skills before the foundation of the PRC. The signboard dishes of Da Tong Restaurant are Crisp-skinned Chicken and Golden Roasted Sucking Pig. The Da Tong Custard Tart is the most famous among its pastries.
Address: No. 63, Yanjiang Rd., West, GuangZhou
If we talk about Boiled Fish with Pickled Cabbage and Chili, I will naturally think of Da Jia Le. It’s cheap, large portion, and taste authentic; its fish meat is soft and tender, and it’s spicy enough. Other dishes are also quite authentic, worth a try. Average environment. A lot of people like to dine there, so if you go rather late, you might have to wait.
Chinese Name: 大家乐酸菜鱼（江南大道南店）
Address: Nan 367,Jiangnan Dadao, Haizhu District, Guangzhou
Contact: 020 8447 8773
Hours: 09:30 – 03:00
Wilber’s aims at an innovative dining experience. It makes creations on the base of the original cooking style, and imported the cooking materials for offering the authentic Italian food. Wilber’s is one of the local best western style restaurants with romantic atmosphere and elegant décor. The recommended dishes include Italian cuttlefish ink noodles, mushroom soup, steak, cheesecake, etc.
Address: No. 62, Er’ma Rd. Zhusi Gang, Yuexiu District
This restaurant is established in 1996, Da Niang Dumpling (DND for short) is a Chinese-style fast-food chain specializing in Chinese dumplings. Locals say their dumplings are as good as homemade.
Chinese Name: 大娘水饺
Address: Yiyuannan Lu,Haizhu District,Guangzhou
Contact: 020 3402 6871
Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
It is said that Tongxianghui serves the simon-pure Hunan dishes. Hunan flavor emphasizes spicy taste also but it is different style with Sichuan dishes and deserve a try. The signature dishes here are steamed fish with salted pepper, stir-fried beef, chicken in pot, boiled fish and lotus root and pork rib soup, etc. Tongxianghui is a popular local Hunan style restaurant, we suggest make a reservation.
Chinese name: 同湘会(天河北路店)
Address: 3/F, Hongxiang Mansion, No. 613, North Tianhe Rd. Tianhe District
Phone: 020-38762003, 38742460
Its environment has a folk custom vibe, and its private rooms are named after the production team, it is quite interesting. Hunan dishes are not old fashioned, it has exquisite outlook, and its taste is suitable to locals. Although it’s rather expensive, you can always order half for a dinner of two. Having a long queue is a very common thing to see here.
Chinese Name: 洞庭土菜馆（天河店）
Address: 59,Tianhe Donglu,Tianhe District,Guangzhou
Contact: 020 8354 2849
Hours: 11:00 – 14:30,17:00 – 21:30
Cantonese food boasts the light taste and the exquisite appearance. Tangyuan is notable for authentic Cantonese dishes with good taste and fresh appearance. Located inside Liuhua Lake Park and near the lake. You can appreciate the sights while enjoying the food. Décor is classic and elegant. The recommended dishes include dim sum, shark fin, shrimp dumplings and roast chicken, etc. We suggest make a reservation.
Chinese name: 唐苑酒家(流花店)
Address: at the north gate of Liuhua Lake Park, Liuhua Rd. Yuexiu District
Phone: 020-36236993, 36236823
L-ART is located in Huali Road, Zhujiang New Town. During the newly opening period of the store, customers may receive a when they buy a dessert or a cup of coffee. When customers acquire 6 L-ART stamps within 60 days, they may receive a dessert or a cup of coffee free of charge. This restaurant will also serve special mini desserts daily. You may receive 5 different desserts for a total of only 75 yuan.
L-ART celebrates high quality in both top western desserts as well as excellent art. It owns a passionate team. With healthy ingredients and fine coffee, L-ART seeks to give you a truly enjoyable experience combing the finer pleasures of art, coffee, and deserts.
Chinese Name: 艺术之上
Address: 27 Huali Road, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District
A terrific choice for Cantonese cuisine, with all day dim sum and a full slate of Guangzhou faves. If the secret of finding a good restaurant is to eat where the locals eat, then the Bei Yuan is the ”X” on the treasure map, with the decibels to prove it. There is a separate dining hall serving Chiu Chow cuisine from eastern Guangdong: it goes in for piquant sauces and its chefs have a famous way with goose and duck.
Chinese Name: 北园酒家
Address: 201 Xiaobei Lu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Contact: 020 8356 3365
Hours: 11:00 – 14:00,17:30 – 22:30
It is another restaurant in Guangzhou where one often has to wait for a seat. People usually go there to yum cha. Although the dim sum there is more expensive than at other restaurants, it is varied, tasty, and fresh. The standard of cooking and hot pot is also quite good. The environment is great and noble.
Chinese name: 稻香酒家Daoxiang Jiujia
Address: 7th Floor, Tianhe Department Store, 208 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District