Editor's choice Guangzhou
The city sets an impressive table, catering for an array of dining occasions ranging from business lunches to romantic rendezvous
Classy sampler of the best of Japanese cuisine.
1/F, Shop 111, Citic Plaza, 233 Tianhe Bei Lu, Tianhe, (86 20) 8755 4411
Impress your clients with the magnificent stained glass windows and fine Cantonese food.
White Swan Hotel, 1 Nan Jie, Shamian,
(8620) 8188 6968
Cow and Bridge (Tianhe)
Treat your clientele to classic Thai fare.
2/F, Xianglong Huayuan, 175-181 Tianhe Bei Lu, Tianhe, (86 20) 8525 0821
Sportsman?s American Restaurant
Dependable American fare and sports coverage make for a popular businessman?s retreat.
28 Taojin Jie, Dongshan, (86 20) 8359 1509
Champagne and Cigar Lounge
A great place to unwind with pub grub, fine wine and whisky, and a fat stogy.
China Hotel, Liu Hua Lu, Dongshan (86 20) 8666 6888
One of Guangzhou?s oldest dim sum tea houses.
151 Longjin Xi Lu, Liwan, 8181 5718
Bostan Xinjiang Restaurant
Music, dance and spicy meat dishes from the faraway deserts of Xinjiang.
2/F, Xinjiang Building, 76 Tianhe Bei Lu, Tianhe, 3878 2778
Bei yuan Restaurant
Looks like a temple from the outside, with classic decor dating from the late 1920s; a Guangzhou institution.
See and be seen
Local political heavyweights stop in here regularly for dishes by award-winning head chef, Hardy Lin, is one of the country?s best.
China Hotel, Liu Hua Lu, Dongshan, (86 20) 8666 6888
Sleeping Wood Cafe
For the creative crowd who loves its earthy decor, art exhibits and southern Chinese food.
Roof Bar and Restaurant
Caviar-topped pizza and violinists may help your marriage proposal.
China Hotel, Liu Hua Lu, Dongshan (8620) 8666 6888
Le Seine Restaurant Francais
Old world decor and fantastic French cuisine.
G/F Xing Hai Concert Hall, 33 Qing Bo Road, Ersha Island, Dongshan (86 20) 8735 2531
Darling Coffee Fort
Located in a beautiful colonial building.
Top Cantonese fare in a family-friendly setting.
4/F, 33 Jianshe Liu Lu, Dongshan, (86 20) 8363 3268
Close to the massive Teema Mall in Tianhe, yet a world away in taste.
5/F, 101 Tianhe Tiyu Xi Lu, Tianhe, (86 20) 3879 1088/3878 5303/ 8755 3388
Casual bar and bistro with a play area for kids.
Taoran Tea House
Unique fish and chicken treats with green tea, to the plangent plunking of ancient music.
58 Da Jie, Shamian, (86 20) 8121 9888
Shang Shi Zhai Vegetarian Restaurant
A vegetarian restaurant only a short walk from a Buddhist temple, this place serves a wide range of mushroom dishes as well as non-meat options.
1-3/F, 38 Jing Hui Lu, Yuexiu, (86 20) 8108 0385