The locals are understandably proud of their specialties, and you can get anything else your stomach desires here, too You will be spoiled for choice when confronted with Jiangmen?s mouthwatering selection of restaurants. Here is a selective guide to some of our favourites. Guangdong Restaurant Ever Joint Hotel, No. 2 Zhong Yin Road, Kaiping Tel: (0750) 233 3333 Cantonese: Featuring seafood and regional specialties, with distinct Kaiping characteristics. Open: 7 am ? 2 pm, 5 pm ? 11 pm Credit cards: American Express, Diner?s Club, MasterCard, Visa, and all major domestic credit cards accepted Laughing Buddha Restaurant Yu Tai Temple, Huicheng, Guifeng Mountain, Xinhui District Tel: (0750) 618 2165 Vegetarian: Yummy vegetarian snacks and dishes are served on an outdoor terrace under the trees, overlooking a leafy slope. Indoor dining also available Open: 6 am ? 8 pm Credit cards: not accepted King Food Street 4th Floor, Golden Century Plaza, No. 118 Yingbin Avenue, Jiangmen Tel: (0750) 392 8888 ext. 1833 Asian: Various types of Chinese regional cuisine as well as Indian, Japanese, and Southeast Asian dishes are served up from 20 open kitchens in a lively atmosphere Open: 10 am ? 3 pm, 5 pm ? 11 pm Monday ? Friday; 9 am ? 11 pm Saturday, Sunday, and holidays Credit cards: American Express, Diner?s Club, MasterCard, Visa, and all major domestic credit cards accepted Kane Da Chu Japanese Restaurant 2nd Floor, Yucca Hotel, No. 118 Yingbin Avenue, Jiangmen Tel: (0750) 392 8888 ext. 1870 Japanese: Cold platters, iron barbecue, robatayaki, and complementary saki are featured in this contemporary Japanese eatery with eight private tatami rooms and five private iron barbecue rooms. The latter, with food fried up right before your very eyes by expert chefs, are highly popular, and highly recommended Open: 11 am ? 2.30 pm; 5 pm ? 11 pm Credit cards: American Express, Diner?s Club, MasterCard, Visa, and all major domestic credit cards accepted Li Yuan Tian Shan Restaurant (Yun Mei School) Li Yuan Watch Tower Tourist Village, Kaiping Tel: (0750) 267 6228 Cantonese: Tasty peasant fare in a beautifully restored village school; outdoor seating available Open: 9 am ? 9 pm Credit cards: not accepted Lily Korean Restaurant 2nd Floor, Yucca Hotel, No. 118 Yingbin Avenue, Jiangmen Tel: (0750) 392 8888 ext. 1872 Korean: Reputedly the most popular Korean restaurant in town, this upscale eatery has developed a loyal following among Korean expats in the city as well as with visiting Korean businessmen and tourists Open: 10 am ? 10 pm Credit cards: American Express, Diner?s Club, MasterCard, Visa, and all major domestic credit cards accepted Mental Cultivation Chinese Restaurant Celeste Palace Hotel, No. 22, 1 Gangkou Road, Jiangmeny Tel: (0750) 318 3288 Cuisine: Cantonese Cantonese food with local and regional characteristics. Open: 7.30 am ? 11.30 pm Credit cards: American Express, Diner?s Club, MasterCard, Visa, and all major domestic credit cards accepted Run Ji Chinese Restaurant No 40 De Xing Lane (near Bar Street), Jiangmen Tel: (0750) 338 1001 Coffee house: Eight kinds of rich, strong coffee, freshly ground and individually brewed; a light menu of local specialties, Chinese desserts, sandwiches, and simple Western fare in a bright, clean, and friendly atmosphere. Open: 10 am ? 2 am Credit cards: not accepted Shui Yun Tian Teahouse Bai Shui Dai Tourist District, Jiangmen Tel: (0750) 382 9088 Cantonese: Cantonese dim sum and snacks; Chinese tea ceremony; a Western dining room opens in May. Located in Bai Shui Dai, Jiangmen?s green lung; there are 10 private dining rooms, tastefully furnished with Chinese antiques, calligraphy, and scrolls; tranquil setting and wonderful views of the park; crowded on weekends Open: 11 am ? 12 midnight Credit cards: all major domestic credit cards accepted Xian He Lake Villa He Xian Lake Tourist District, Heshan Tel: (0750) 877 6433 Cantonese: Local and regional specialties made with organic vegetables, free range poultry, and fish caught from the adjoining reservoir. Rustic outdoor dining in a lovely natural setting with menu cards indicating the medical value of each dish (in Chinese only); drink beer under the stars until the wee hours; indoor dining also available Open: 7.30 am ? 2 am Credit cards: all major domestic credit cards accepted Price guide How much you spend depends on what you order. This guide is to give you just a rough idea of what a typical meal would cost per person. A word to the wise: things change. It?s always good to call ahead to verify that the information in this guide is still correct.