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DeYueLou (LaoLou)

) #35 of 725 Restaurants in Suzhou ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian
PingJiang District GuanQian Street TaiJian Nong 43, Suzhou, China
+86 512 5279 3698
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average32%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
24 Mar 2017
“Expensive mandarin fish”
20 Jan 2016
“Another over priced place”
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Chinese, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
PingJiang District GuanQian Street TaiJian Nong 43, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a huge restaurant and is very popular. We ate there on a Saturday evening and the place was packed but operated a very efficient queuing system which had us seated in 10 mins. Good menu with pictures and reasonable English captions. But staff...More

Thank CorshamRay
Reviewed 20 January 2016

As Songhelou, this one is also very famous. Unfortunately the food and service can not match the price and the reputation. On the other hand, if you are a tourist and what to have the experience of Suzhou food and do not really care about...More

Thank Chun L
Reviewed 26 July 2015

A decent restaurant but not the best in the area. We purchased a lot dishes and shared amongst the group. Several were excellent (broth filled dumpling were outstanding), however, most dishes were just average. Service was also just average despite a private room.

Thank JackandJudi
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Deyuelou is a typical Suzhou Cuisine restaurant. Service of all Chinese Restaurant in China is with courtesy but not fancy. So for foreigners, come along with a Chinese Speaking Friend is always more enjoyable. If come by yourself, you will have to be more patient....More

Thank Byng C
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We had asked our taxi driver to take us to the original Deyuelou in the city centre but he advised the one out of town on the lakeside, a vast place! Our first reaction was not very favourable: it seemed that once settled at a...More

1  Thank tonyking8652
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Given this restaurant is highly touted, I gave it a go. Food was tasty but nothing special. Service was fine--only Chinese used--no problem for me. I thought it over-rated and over-priced: matters of taste are not to be disputed, as the old saying goes.

Thank DreamingofC
Reviewed 30 August 2014

There are two Deyuelou restaurants; we ate at the one out in the suburbs on Lake Jinji with some folks who live in Suzhou. The food was wonderful and presented well. Service was good; efficient and unobtrusive. I DO recommend this place; it's been around...More

Thank travelviapurple
Reviewed 29 May 2013

This restaurant is not the place to go if you are less than 4 people and/ or would like to have a nice dinner. It has a canteen like atmosphere. The service was not good and we received dirty glasses. Food was terrible - over...More

Thank Stevnhoved
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We intended to go to Song He Lou but it was all reserved for a private party so we came here instead. The good: The squirrel mandarin fish was excellent, one of the best things I ate in China. It was so good that I...More

Thank Nicholas L
Reviewed 1 September 2012

We had high expectation as De Yue Lou has had a great reputation. The food was ok. The service was poor. Mostly because we didn't have a private room and this is NOT the kind of restaurant for 2~3 people. But the food quality was...More

1  Thank jzwy2000
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: PingJiang District GuanQian Street TaiJian Nong 43, Suzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 512 5279 3698
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