Guangzhou Food & Restaurants

Honored as "The Paradise of Foods" in China, Guangzhou gathers a wide range of specialties and delicacies, both Chinese and International. There is even a saying that "the Cantonese feat everything with four legs and in the sky except the table and the plane." Local cuisine is known as Cantonese food or Cantonese cuisine. Snacks are also served in a wide varieties.

The local featured Cantonese Cuisine is one of the Eight Major Culinary Traditions of China, and is world-known for its fragrance, taste and presentation. Steaming and stir-frying are the most favored cooking methods, other techniques include shallow frying, double boiling, braising and deep frying.

Apart from those restaurants, Guangzhou boasts a long list of tea houses and coffee bars. to which people can entertain stomach and enjoy leisure.


Guangzhou Restaurant

Established for over 50 years, the old-branded Guangzhou Restaurant is one of the most established restaurants in the city which featured all kinds of Cantonese Cuisine.

Opening Hours: 10:00 ~ 21:00 every day

Cuisines:  Cantonese Cuisine 

Nanhai Village

Set up in 1986, restaurant incorporates the traditional Chinese culture into its enterprise culture and builds its own characteristics. Restaurant provides the exquisite environment, delicious dishes and excellent service and maintains dominating position in the catering industry.

Opening Hours: 11:00 ~ 23:00 every day

Cuisines:  Cantonese Cuisine 

Pan Xi Restaurant

Pan Xi Restaurant, located on the site of an imperial garden of Nan Han Dynasty, is a large-scale garden-style restaurant. It specializes in Cantonese cuisine and the most famous is its pastry, which won many prizes in the cooking contests of various levels.

Opening Hours: 7:00 ~ 21:30 every day

Cuisines:  Cantonese Cuisine 

Tang Chinese Restaurant

Tang restaurant serves elegant Tang Dynasty dishes cooked by the most famous cooks from the mainland and Hong Kong and Royal dishes are its specialty. The decoration is special and stylish, overall yellowish tint well-matched with inviting dim light, presenting soft and comfortable privacy.

Opening Hours: 7:00 ~ 22:30 every day

Cuisines:  Cantonese Cuisine 

Tao Tao Ju Restaurant

Located in the Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Street, Taotao Ju Restaurant, as one of the most revered traditional Cantonese restaurants, attracts guests from all over the world every day. A menu (available in English) is full of weird animal parts and more than 200 varieties of dim sum are served.

Opening Hours: 7:00 ~ 22:00 every day

Cuisines:  Cantonese Cuisine 

Wumi Zhou Restaurant

Restaurant serves Shunde cuisine, one of the major types of Guangdong food featuring natural freshness, abundant aquatic delicacies, and fine countryside and homey taste. Its specialty is Shunde-style hot-pot with 'Wumi Zhou' (Porridge without rice in it), thick, fresh and mildly-tasty.

Opening Hours: 10:30 ~ 2:30 every day

Cuisines:  Cantonese Cuisine 

Tao Ran Ju Restaurant

Tao Ran Ju Restaurant specializes in Szechuan Cuisine with a spacious environment and appealing food attracting many patrons, especially for its Natural River Snail with Pepper (Tianluo) and its Tao Ran Chicken with Taro (Yuer Ji). The food is vey spicy and hotpot is available in the restaurant as well.

Opening Hours: 11:00 ~ 22:00 every day

Cuisines:  Sichuan Cuisine 

Xin Yue Muslim Restaurant

Xin Yue Muslim Restaurant has been dedicating to introduce unique food cultures of XinJiang ethnic minorities for over 20 years. The mutton in this restaurant is delivered from Xinjiang so as to make more authentic taste and there’s dance show around 12:30 every day.

Opening Hours: 10:30 ~ 23:00 every day

Cuisines:  Chinese Islamic Cuisine (Halal Food) 


Opened in 1998, Amanokawa is a Japanese restaurant full of experience in providing authentic Japanese cuisine and standard Japanese-style service. Elegant environment quite suitable for a relaxation combined with modern and ancient fitments together make this restaurant fashion and classical.

Opening Hours: 10:30 ~ 14:30, 17:00 ~ 22:30 every day

Cuisines:  Japanese Cuisine 

Fuku Fuku Japanese Ramen

Everything, from chopstick case to tables, in the restaurant is specially placed in Japanese style. The boss learned Japanese traditional cooking skill from Japan and noodles here are loved and recommended by every guest. The food is served very promptly.

Opening Hours: 11:30 ~ 23:00 every day

Cuisines:  Japanese Cuisine 

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