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Left bank cafe

18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
+86 773 288 2259
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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Asian, Chinese
££ - £££
18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Great atmosphere, great food, quite the European scene, gentle music played while eating, quite a change from other Chinese restaurants on this tour..

Thank TillyHavelockNorth
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The only thing more unimpressive than the town of Guilin is the pathetic selection of restaurants. If you look in the top guidebooks/ travel sites, they all have a remarkably low number of choices for Guilin and of the two non "Western" recommendations consistently found,...More

2  Thank tippyview
Reviewed 29 September 2012

This restaurant serves professional meals (for mostly tourist). The food is good & the location is perfect. Its in the middle of the bustling shopping area. Evenings are better than daytime to visit this area.

Thank RieksLok
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We ate here twice. Once we ate local dishes and they were fairly bland and common to what we had eaten in many other restaurants on our trip. On our last night we had steak, pasta and chicken and it was delicious. If I'm wrong...More

Thank Batikh
Reviewed 13 July 2012

Considering where the tour operator had brought us until then, Left Bank was a great surprise: good food, friendly staff, very clean and well located, a place to repeat.

Thank Lewis V
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Poor service. Meals were paid by tour operator. Additional rice they wanted to gouge extra monies!

Thank Sharad5794
Reviewed 6 July 2012

First let me start by mentioning that the location is nice. If you sit out in their terrace, you can get a view of the walking street and enjoy the sights and sounds of this interesting place. The prices were reasonable, as most restaurants would...More

Thank Asha K
Reviewed 5 May 2012

A nice enough meal, though catering very much for the western tour parties. The flavours tended to be very bland, perhaps because of the French head chef. There was plenty to eat so no need to go hungry. Don't be tempted to buy wine to...More

Thank ChrisandMick60
Reviewed 4 May 2012

I disliked the hike to the "happy room", better known as toilets.

Thank Cromwellwandercats
Reviewed 10 April 2012

The Left Bank Cafe is in the main pedestrian street in Guilin near the Sheraton and Waterfall hotels. We went wanting to avoid the overpriced hotel restaurant. The biggest problem with the Left Bank is getting a table as it is popular with tour groups....More

Thank CountryCollectorUk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18, Binjiang Road, Guilin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Guilin
  • Phone Number: +86 773 288 2259
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