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Babel

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1/F, Lvdu Mansion, No.131 Minsheng Road, Xing'ning District, Nanning, China
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+86 771 280 2829
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So as with most things in China. The taste is not what you are used to. And unlike the usa, the portions are not enough to feed a scout troop. That being said, We had nachos and pizza. And both were really good. The restaurant has an amazing feel. People were nice. Bill with a corona was 170 RMB. I... More 

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Thank David O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a good oasis from the business of NN. The help is great and the food good. Kevin and his wife, do a wonderful job. I am happy to recommend them. Kevin, the manager has a great amount of experience behind him. I would go here for Mexican food, pizza, steak, and deserts. If you like drinks they... More 

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Thank Gene M
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Food is quite nice. We tried nachos, duck breast, salad. Music and decoration are also good. Over all is above average in NN (as there are not many good ones here.. lol) Customers are mostly local ppl. (So don't expect a quiet dining atmosphere)

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Thank Claire W
Nanning, China
1 review
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great food and a friendly place! The service is just the best in nanning... Great for business dinners!

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Thank heiba0
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I'm living in nanning for almost 10 years now and if you are still looking for a western dining restaurant, look no further! The Babel is the place for you. Great decor, great atmosphere and great music. Warm welcome and the food is delicious. The restaurant has just been renovated and it feels more like home. Don't hesitate any more,... More 

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Thank Doody L
Nanning, China
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the best western style restaurant in the city. Great atmosphere and the food is terrific. The menu is extensive. The quality is always great. This is always my go to restaurant when i'm craving good western food.

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Thank NNjohn
Nanning, China
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've been eating at he Babel restarants for about 5 years and they are still my favorite restaurant in Nanning. Babel has an extensive menu and bar and the quality of both is unmatched. The relaxed setting is perfect for any occasion, I've gone there on dates, birthday parties, for work, and drinks alone. The staff is helpful and friendly.... More 

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Thank NanningAndy
Guilin, China
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

I live in Guilin and visit Nanning every 4 months or so and have been doing so for about 8 years. Babel is my first port of call from the railway station. The food is always good although i think the portions are getting smaller, maybe its my eyes or the plates are bigger. The atmosphere is always relaxed here... More 

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2 Thank iamnotTdr
Nanning, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Babel has just re-opened and it's better than ever. They have a wide variety of Western food, excelled drinks and possibly the nicest atmosphere of any restaurant in Nanning. The place has been around for years and it is still probably the best place to get quality Western food in Nanning. It's downtown location makes it a convenient stop for... More 

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1 Thank sukoma2000
Nanning, China
1 review
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

I went to the new and improved Babel on Christhmas' Eve, a few days after its reopening. They have done a great job redecorating the place and improving their menu. The decoration is very nice, thye new tables and chairs are comfortable,the lighting is appeasing, and the new bar is awesome! As for their menu, the classics who have made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Cuisine
French, American, Bar, Pizza, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/F, Lvdu Mansion, No.131 Minsheng Road, Xing'ning District, Nanning, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Nanning
  • Phone Number: +86 771 280 2829

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