Where to Eat around The Westin Pazhou
Collected by Westin AFAR
Guangzhou is at the heart of China’s Pearl River Delta. A historic center of power and culture and a modern source of economic growth, this fast, friendly, and food-obsessed city is home to everything from LED-encrusted skyscrapers to dense, traditional villages.
Tongfu Middle Rd, ChangDi Lu GouWu XiuXian Jie, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510140
If you ever find yourself feeling unwell in China, eat your next few meals at a Buddhist restaurant like Fo World Sunshine. It's well-known in China that Buddhists eat only clean, simple food with no animal products. So it makes one of the safest...
151 Longjin W Rd, ZhongShan QiBa Lu, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Ask anyone in China, and they'll tell you that Guangzhou is considered the home of dim sum. If you love dim sum like I do, you'll be eager to take your appetite on this cultural journey. Many of Guangzhou's dim sum restaurants have been in...
Panshi St, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Guangzhou's torrential growth has poured the city beyond its former borders, creating "islands" out of old villages that once lay far outside the city limits. Huangpu Village (or Huang Pu Cun) is one of the most unchanged in Guangzhou. Huangpu is...
China, Guangzhou Shi, Haizhu Qu, 琶洲街新港东路石基村黄埔古港 邮政编码: 510330
It's hard to imagine a fresher farm-to-table experience, and here it is within the confines of one of the world's largest cities. Just outside the Huangpu Village, on-farm restaurants offer fresh-made meals, served up at tables inside their...
Yuejiang W Rd, Haizhu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Oyster eating is deeply rooted in Guangzhou's food culture, and it is historically one of the most popular Guangzhou street foods. Lingnan cuisine—the predecessor to modern Cantonese culture—discovered the oyster over 1,000 years ago. (During the...
Zhusigang 2nd Rd, DongShanKou, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China
Laobanzhang is an old Chinese restaurant opened by a veteran, and the waitstaff are usually attired in camouflage pants. Military themes aside, the signature dish is Guan Tang Bao Zi (Steamed Bun with Hot Gravy) and Chinese millet congee (a...
Hua Li Lu, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510620
Honey Beams brought me my first--and much needed--taco experience in Guangzhou. I feasted on short rib tacos and lemonade. And then I devoured the Korean fries with cheese, onions, hot sauce, and fresh herbs. And then I devoured the sweet potato...
Haizhu, Guangzhou, China
I've given up trying to count the number of Chinese cuisines, but I haven't given up trying to eat them all. Ami's Inn offers up Chongqing-style dishes in a hip setting along the Pearl River. Like many of the best dishes in China, the food here is...
Longjin E Rd, ChangDi Lu GouWu XiuXian Jie, Liwan Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510140
Ronghua Lou is the only restaurant in Guangzhou where you can still enjoy a Cantonese Opera performance with your meal. Opened in 1876, during the Qing Dynasty, it serves traditional Cantonese dim sum and other Cantonese cuisines. It's a local...
China, Guangdong, Guangzhou Shi, Tianhe Qu, TianHe GongYuan, Zhongshan W Ave, 东圃镇
While there's only one location marked here, you'll see dozens of these small noodle shops throughout Guangzhou, recognizable by wood-and-marble tables, a standard green-and-yellow sign (look for the characters 兰州 and 面), and picture menus posted...
160 Wenming Rd, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510000
Cantonese food is astonishingly good, and it's hard to find a bad meal in Guangzhou. But a friend recommended one dish I hadn't heard of that seems more Tiki Bar than authentic Chinese: braised chicken cooked inside of a coconut. The best spot to...
Ocean Plaza, 416 Huanshi E Rd, HuanShi DongLu YanXian, Yuexiu Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510061
Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant is a great new restaurant opened up in Guangzhou, which is rumored to have the largest African population in China. It's far past time the city had some African restaurants. The place is quite homey, almost like the...
2 Yuancun 2nd Cross Rd, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510655
Lychee House is one of Guangzhou's top Cantonese restaurants. It's almost shockingly inexpensive, with the average meal costing about 50RMB ($7.80). To experience a real Cantonese dinner, you should order the goose, stuffed tofu, steamed sea bass,...
12 Dongpu 2nd Cross Rd, CheBei, Tianhe Qu, Guangzhou Shi, Guangdong Sheng, China, 510660
Haoke Lai is one of my favorite restaurants in Guangzhou. I love its method of preparing meat: on a burning hot iron platter that comes sizzling to the table. Even though the restaurant offers sirloin and filet mignon, it seems like more of a way...
Tianhe, Guangzhou, China
Chaozhou cuisine revolves around seafood. A great place to taste the region's fare is at the restaurant Luhe Chaju. Chaozhou, or Teochew, is a neighbor of Guangzhou, located in nearby Guangdong province. Both cities rely heavily on seafood, which...
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