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Secret Garden Cafe

Jiuxian Ancient Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
+86 139 7733 1993
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“chili” (2 reviews)
“hamburger” (2 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Jiuxian Ancient Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This Cafe/Restaurant is nestled in some old building in a quiet little village. Following the signs will take you to this quite little cafe were our group of four adult were warmly welcomed. The menu was extensive and had both Chinese and western cuisines. We...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff! Had super good food here better then anywhere else during my trip in China. Both hamburgers as local dishes are great (duck in orange sauce & spicy beef fried patatos). Great scenery And gardens to relax after a walk along the river.More

Thank Siegfried R
Trish W, Public Relations Manager at Secret Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Siegfried R, We're so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Secret Garden. We have an ever expanding menu to cater for every taste, so there is always something for everybody. The garden areas are definitely the best place to sit and soak...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great food, great company, extremely relaxed. Host Ian goes out of his way to make the folks feel at home. Do not miss the green beans/bacon/chilis. And even better, have a few beers and crash at the Secret Garden Boutique Hotel. There are some hidden...More

Thank Honky_Richard
Trish W, Public Relations Manager at Secret Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Honky_Richard, Thanks so much for your kind words, and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Secret Garden Cafe and Restaurant. The green beans are definitely a favourite of ours too, and we have many other Chinese and Western choices we hope...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Taken here by our Guide as part of a Wendy Wu private tour and was not disappointed. We had one if the best meals we had eaten in China with fresh ingredients cooked extremely well. Well worth seeking out as it is hidden awayMore

Thank Martin B
Trish W, Public Relations Manager at Secret Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Dear Martin, Thank you for your kind words and high praise, we are so glad you enjoyed your meal here. We always strive for quality and freshness, and the chefs are always fine-tuning the menu according to seasonal variations in produce. Enjoy the rest of...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place has a big menu, good food and a very pleasant atmosphere. We enjoyed our meal. The staff spoke English and prices were reasonable.

Thank TomFromBellaire
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great little restaurant part of a quaint hotel. The food was really good and I would eat there again. Great chinese food and tasty western food.

Thank Gina P
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Heard about the Secret Garden from our hotel, what an incredible place. Great food, excellent service!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting the (massively overrated) historical village of Jiuxian, we chose this place for food as I had seen it on here as it was somewhere we had thought about staying before ending up in another hotel. The setting is pretty cool, walled off in...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here after our bamboo rafting trip down the Yulong River. The staff were very friendly and gave us some tips on what Chinese dishes to order. The food was delicious and very good value for money. We sat outside and it was...More

Thank Amy88157
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A pretty café in the old town of Jiuxian with a lovely outdoor courtyard. We had a nice lunch here of steamed broccoli and twice cooked pork which we could order from an English menu. The waitress spoke good English as well. They appear to...More

Thank Linda S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jiuxian Ancient Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Yangshuo County
  • Phone Number: +86 139 7733 1993
A delightful dining experience in renovated Qing dynasty buildings and lush gardens. A wide selection of international and Chinese dishes, with a variety of vegetarian options and imported wines and beers.
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