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Shangri-La Hotel Guilin | 111 Huan Cheng Bei Er Lu, Guilin, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As a loyal Shangri-La visitor I know what to expect from the café restaurants in their hotel. I wasn't disappointed. Very correct English staff very helpful (allergic to some food) and every time warning that in that dish could be something I was allergic to ! Some European restaurants could take an example!!! Price a bit high but you're at... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here seemed to have a lot of options, but if you have any kind of dietary restrictions, it's very difficult to find out what's in something. However, if you don't have any restrictions, then this is a good place to find a big variety.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We didn't eat in the cafe, we ate outside it, nearby the front window that overlooks the pool and beautiful garden. If you're non smokers like us head up towards the grand piano as that is a non smoking area. Lisa who was running this area was very professional, attentive and super friendly. I had Hainanese Chicken (delicious) and my... More 

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

No juice bar, no omelet bar, no noodle bar. Taste/selection was poor. Overall, very disappointing and not what you would expect with such a highly rated hotel chain.

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Solon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A causal restaurant with multi-cuisine international buffet. The selection is broad and the quality is exceptional. The space is large so there is typically not an issue regarding reservations. The only concern would be over indulging on the tasty offerings. Worth a look.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Clean, good value and a great overall experience. Good overall value for money despite being located inside the Shangri-La Hotel. Must try the indian Naan bread and the local Noodle bar.

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Guilin, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The polite, courteous and helpful staff made dining in the Li Cafe most pleasureable. The extensive variety of delicious food and refreshments available is obviously not designed for people on a diet. For breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Li Cafe was crowded, an indication of the top quality food, refreshments and service.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We ate here for every breakfast, a lunch and a dinner. At times this restaurant was so crowded that there was shoving at the food stations. It was frequently full of children running around or screaming. Although the restaurant looks out on the park behind the hotel, it has a cafeteria atmosphere, not at all upscale for a 5-star hotel.... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Our buffet dinner at the Li Café on April 4 was one of the best buffets I have ever encountered. The dishes were excellent and diverse and the service was impeccable. I forgive them for my “slippers” ordeal a few days ago.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Inside the Shangri-La hotel this bright contemporary style restaurant offers an extensive international choice of breakfast items. Indian, western, local, dim sum, large noodle station with lots of fresh ingredients to choose from. Breads, pastries fruits and cereals. Service is attentive. Views across the gardens to the river and limestone mountains are very pleasant and there is outdoor seating if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Japanese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shangri-La Hotel Guilin | 111 Huan Cheng Bei Er Lu, Guilin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Guilin

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