The Best Restaurants in Guangzhou

Quanjude Roast Duck
Quanjude Roast Duck | © katiebordner / Flickr

From traditional Chinese dishes to extravagant foreign cuisine, Guangzhou’s food scene has got it all! Whether you are looking for something more moderately priced and relaxing, or more expensive and business-appropriate, our list of Guangzhou’s best restaurant covers the best places to go—continue reading to see what we recommend!

1. The Kitchen Table

Restaurant, European, Asian, Vegetarian

Located within the Guangzhou W Hotel, The Kitchen Table has been dubbed one of the city’s best restaurants to date. Known for its funky aesthetic and fantastic Chinese food, The Kitchen Table is perfect for anyone craving some traditional roasted duck, fresh seafood, or dangerously delicious sweets. For locals and visitors alike, The Kitchen Table is a must while in Guangzhou.

Quanjude Roast Duck |© katiebordner / Flickr

2. Chay Hana Turkish Restaurant

Restaurant, Mediterranean, Turkish, Halal, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Vegan

Between its welcoming atmosphere and beautiful dishes, Chay Hana Turkish Restaurant has made it on our “Best Restaurants In Guangzhou” list. Chay Hana Turkish Restaurant is rated one of the best restaurants in the city; customers continue to come back to it for their shwarma and friendly staff, as well as their reasonable prices. If while in Guangzhou you are looking for somewhere to grab a delicious bite, smoke some traditional shisha, and relax with friends, Chay Hana Turkish Restaurant is the place to go!

3. Enzo & Max

Restaurant, French

Looking for a sweet way to jump-start your day in Guangzhou? Well, lucky for you, Enzo & Max’s restaurant specializes in serving up authentic French crêpes! Enzo & Max has perfected the French crêpe in China and serves them up daily; customers swear by the authenticness of the dishes and once you’ve taken a bite from one of their crêpes, you will too. For a perfect breakfast, order one of their crépes with a cup of espresso, or for a perfect dinner, order one with a cup of wine!

Crepes |© Abi Porter / Flickr

4. Tiger Prawn

Restaurant, Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegan, Vegetarian

Tiger Prawn is the best Vietnamese restaurant in Guangzhou and it shows; crowds of hungry customers waiting for a table outside the restaurant’s doors is not an uncommon sight. To experience Tiger Prawn’s downright delicious food without the hassle of waiting, be sure to make a reservation beforehand. This restaurant is best known for its quirky seafood dishes; the tiger prawns and mango salad prove to be customer favorites time and time again. If in Guangzhou, Tiger Prawn should be on your food to-do list.

5. Orient Express French Restaurant

Restaurant, Steakhouse, Seafood, French, Mediterranean

Saltlik Ribeye Steak
© Elsie Hui / Flickr

Truly delicious steakhouses can be difficult to find while in China, but Orient Express French Restaurant has proven themselves to be not only one of the top restaurants in Guangzhou but also a fantastic steakhouse. Suitable for a romantic night out, an important business meeting, or a nice family dinner, this restaurant serves up exquisite meals for a reasonably high price tag. Customers go to Orient Express French Restaurant for both the quality service paired and the excellent dishes; this is the restaurant to go to for an overall higher-end meal while in Guangzhou.

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