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SuZhou SongHeLou CaiGuan (Guan Qian)

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No.72 Taijian Lane, Pingjiang District, Suzhou, China
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+86 512 6770 0688
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Suzhou, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a fancy, well-decorated restaurant, and really great for business meals. Quick to deliver a good impression if you have clients. But I don't go there for personal gatherings, because the price is high and comparatively the quality is on a lower level. We had a big team meal not long ago and honestly I don't recall any dishes... More 

Thank wunotebook
Singapore, Singapore
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90 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went on recommendation. Fancy and grand restaurant but service is poor. Had hard time trying to get attention of server staff. Some popular dishes were not available and we had to make do with second choices. Food was normal and not outstanding. Or at least nothing to entice me back.

1 Thank Steven L
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2 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Often go there with my pals on weekends to have our fav sweet and sour fried fish of the lake, coupled with a special taste of Bi Luo Chun selected Tea leaves , and , how to say, just mesmerizing!

Thank fengsuzhou85
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is the must-visit restaurant when coming to Suzhou. Thw fishes menu are very tasty. You may also consider some seafood menu as weĺl as other specialties menu.

Thank Bianto S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We were told that this was a good place to have Squirrel Fish. I had no idea what this was, but definitely wanted to try it. We had no guide, so we just went with the flow, pointed at pictures of the foods we wanted to try and had a great meal. The whole Squirrel Fish reminded me of sweet... More 

1 Thank Suzhou2016
Suzhou, China
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Be prepare to wait.. some of the dishes are good to have but the price maybe costly. Still worth the taste of the authentic Suzhou dishes.

Thank Saihoo F
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We came for the squirrel fish and it did not disappoint! I would go back just for this. The best I've had. However, the rest was very good as well. The tofu wrapped escargot meatballs were fantastic as well. it says it closes at 2pm but they stayed open for our group to have lunch and I appreciate that. One... More 

Thank Neal K
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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380 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We are invited to dine here by friends. First time to taste Suzhou cuisine and find that their cooking tastes are on the sweet side nevertheless very interesting. Most of the dishes are signature dishes from this restaurant. This was a unique, delicious and generous dinner we ever had in Suzhou.

1 Thank yfylou
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Very famous restaurant in Suzhou located in Guanqian street,not bad for the environment,food is so so but the service is really poor!NOT RECOMMED…

Thank MinFairL
Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We were impressed by the modern and clean interior design of the restaurant. We ordered their famous fish which was cooked ok but the sauce was sweet and sour like that of some Chinese amercian restaurant in the states. The pork meat was not tender and dry. The sauce was also a bland sweet sauce, similar to some sauce you'd... More 

Thank alexander w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.72 Taijian Lane, Pingjiang District, Suzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 512 6770 0688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?