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Explorer

Village road | About 400 meters away from Jiuxian ancient Village and Jiuxian Dock, Yangshuo County 541900, China
+86 134 5736 5411
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Village road | About 400 meters away from Jiuxian ancient Village and Jiuxian Dock, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was Amazing experience . Food was so delicious . We had 2 times here but food was superb the owner kethy she is So Nice . Nice food and Nice hospitality . .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dinees
CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your support!I am very glad to know that you had happy time at my restaurant,I wish I can see you again!

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We saw this address on tripadvisor and were desperately looking for it for dinner. We were not able to find it and called. Cathy, the owner of the place, picked us up from where we were ! We had a delicious dinner of local food,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dobilou
Cathy L, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hello Louise ands Damien,I am very happy to had you in my cafe and we spent lots of time together,and thanks for your nice review, don't forget send me the photos after you cook the real Chinese food for your families ,hope to see you...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Explorer Café is a tasty and fun place to eat in Jiuxian, very close to Yangshuo. I recommend their traditional local dishes, including tofu niang and chuan shang ban. It was also nice to stop there in the late afternoon for fresh passionfruit juice. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Cathy was so nice. Once we arrived she directly took care of us, explaining every single detail from the menu. Food was delicious and a real surprise! Very nice place!!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

I came by the place when I was cycling. The woman who is running the place is very friendly, really want to make you feel comfortable. The prices are really good! I had a pot of tea for 18 yuan. There are places near the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello Lisa,thanks for your appreciate ,I hope your friend she is well now ,next time ,come here with your friend ,enjoy your time at Japan,you are welcome back ,next time when you come back to China and Yangshuo again ,send me the message from here...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed very friendly. The woman who is cooking speaks english very well. We had very good passion fruit juices. For food we had the chuang shang ba - a traditional specialty made of sticky rice and nuts, the fried noodles and some vegetarian...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Theresa V
CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello gentleman,thanks for your sharing ,I hope you and your friends all have happy time here ,if you come back to Yangshuo again, you can check me again, maybe I will have a guest house and you will have more good experience with me^_^

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The lady who is running the business will do anything to please you. She is very friendly, full of energy, and gives you a warm welcome. The place is small , only 2 tables, but very charming. It is better to book. She is cooking...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello Christelle,at first thanks for your sharing!and you were right,all my food are more like homemade food and not like the food you had at the else restaurant,I didn't put lots of condiments in the food,also I use 100% safe oil,what I eat is what...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I booked a tea ceremony with Cathy and had a great time! Would definitely recommend this to other people as well. It was very cosy and informative. I learned a lot about gongfu tea ceremony. Cathy is a very friendly and cheerful host and she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello Jolanda,thanks for your sharing ,I will check the email and talk to you there!

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

In this little restaurant you will get good food for a good price with a nice view into quiet nature. The lady who runs the place speaks good English, is very kind and thoughtful. She will prepare the dishes according to your wishes but as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello there,thanks for sharing your experience with someone else ,if I am not wrong ,I hope you and your husband did enjoy the trip that I share with you !

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The owner is incredibly kind, food was very tasty! We enjoyed our meals very much. There is a very authentic vibe and Cathy (the owner) does everything she can to make you feel at home and give you the best experience.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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CathyL2651, Owner at Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello there,thanks for your sharing!your feeling is right,I did try my best to make you feel at home ,because since I was 14 then I start to study outside by myself ,and after graduate from college ,I also work outside by myself and far away...More

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Shira G
24 September 2018|
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Response from CathyL2651 | Property representative |
Hello there ,I am sorry that I seems miss you ,usually,I open my shop from 11AM to 8PM,if sometimes I am not at restaurant,most of time because I have to go out for shopping ,because only me work at the restaurant,I have to... More
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tamara1701
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Response from Kelly D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know- we went for a late lunch and I got the impression that she was there moat of the day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 49
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Village road | About 400 meters away from Jiuxian ancient Village and Jiuxian Dock, Yangshuo County 541900, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Yangshuo County
  • Phone Number: +86 134 5736 5411
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Description
“Explorer ” help you find out more about Chinese food and Chinese people’s real life and culture ! “Explorer” offer : Organic food and drink, The Chinese family Cooking Class, The Chinese Tea Ceremony Class Chinese Knotting Class, Private Trip and Free information about the local highlight PS:From December to March,it is quiet time of Yangshuo, The owner Cathy she will travel outside now and then,if you are reading my page ,allow me to remind you: it is better to make a call before you come to my place, thanks for your support !
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