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River View Cafe

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17 Binjiang Rd, Guilin, Guilin, China
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+86 773 288 3603
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Guilin, China
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176 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Just average. So so coffee and so so food. One thing standing out is the view. Free wifi and friendly staff.

Thank peggielv
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

We stopped in for cup of tea and a quick bite to eat and were very impressed. We sat out the front and enjoyed watching all the people pass by. The breakfast menu also looked good - way better than our hotel, so we might return in the morning!

1 Thank jane_hunt
Cologne, Germany
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

This cafe has a great location and nice atmosphere. The staff is super-friendly. The big glass of orange juice for 20 RMB is freshly made and very tasty. Also, try the garlic bread and potato salad with bacon, so good. We also had the salmon wrap, spicy tomato soup, Guilin fried noodles, beef spring rolls and the potato wedges which... More 

Thank xRebekkax
Guilin, China
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

I liked this restaurant. The owner is frequently there and is a very nice guy. As is his staff. You can sit both indoors our just outside and I liked both. But the only food I have ever had there is spaghetti carbonara and garlic bread! And since it was very good (compared to what I have tasted in other... More 

Thank Berguris
Bribie Island, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

Service was fast and friendly. Food was pretty average. Nothing to write home to mother about..so to speak. Price for 8 people and around 5 dishes about $100 Aust including a bottle of Chinese Red wine, two bottles of local beer and some soft drinks.

2 Thank Dianne B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

Good value food with a nice view out over the river. A welcome break for a beer on a hot day. Very pleasant staff that seem to care about service. Helpful and friendly.

Thank CSmart_Edin
Stockton, UK
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

We came here for a late breakfast for a change from our hotel. The staff were really friendly which goes a long way in China. Food was reasonably priced and couldn't complain about the breakfast. Served with a smile. Set me up for a good day in Guilin. Meant to come back here on a night but unfortunately didn't get... More 

Thank Nathan W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

Very good service- staff speak English. Cheap imported beer, good variety of meals. Would eat here again.

Thank Camfucious
Cheadle Hulme, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed at the Guilin Sheraton on wondered along the front to this cafe. The lady serving had such a lovely manner and the food was great and such good value (we had just come from Beijing.) Was meeting a friend who lived in China so we took him there the next night so went twice and he liked too.... More 

Thank hi0161
Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2012

Pros: Great view, looking out towards the river and leafy trees. Pizza was "ok" had some wierd clear jelly like pieces in it. English menu and speaking staff. Big Beer were ice cold and cost $2.50 Cons: Noodles had to much oil on them and were very bland. Coffee was dear $5. Its has a beautiful view would go back... More 

Thank BIGJED75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Binjiang Rd, Guilin, Guilin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Guilin
  • Phone Number: +86 773 288 3603
Ph: 0773-2183969

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