Guangdong province is known for its local delicacies. Here is our list of ten can’t-miss restaurants to enjoy while you’re in Guangdong:
Haigang City Restaurant
Huge crowds of people is the typical scene in weekends here. Adequate parking space, spacious luxurious hall – yet, hard to get a table. Simple interior design, and attentive waitress. Specializes in new genre of Cantonese dim-sum, exquisitely made, unique taste. Braised Shi Qi Squab, pastry double-layered steam milk, shrimp dumpling, steamed glutinous rice with chicken in lotus leaf, steamed bun stuffed with barbecued roast pork are highly recommended.
Address: No.65 Zhong Shan Wu Road, Dong Qu Street (close to China Resources Vanguard supermarket), Zhongshan
Pan Xi Restaurant
Pan Xi Restaurant is a large-scale garden-style restaurant. Pan Xi Restaurant has many specialties such as Steamed Whole White Gourd Soup, Garden-Herb Chicken and Assorted Platter. The most famous pastries are Fresh Shrimp Dumplings, Nest Dasheen, Water Chestnut Cake, and Crisp Three-flavored Rolls. Forty dishes and pastries from Pan Xi Restaurant have won prizes in cooking contests of various levels, so this is one restaurant where you can enjoy almost anything.
Address: No.151, Longjin West Road, Guangzhou
Seaport City Restaurant
Zhongshan is the birthplace of Cantonese delicacies like Shunde, and this restaurant offers great attention to detail. For one seasoning ingredient, the chef soaks garlic with mineral water and vinegar, giving it a spicy, sour and sweet taste. We suggest you try curry crab, and fried lion head geese web in abalone sauce.
Address: No.65, Zhongshan Wu Road, Zhongshan City
Chao Yuan Restaurant
Nice hall and private dining rooms, delicate tableware, delicious dim-sum, stylish and tasty. People in Zhongshan are fond of this restaurant. It’s worth to mention a special snack named ‘Snow Egg’- deep fried crispy egg flour twists which goes around a ball of marshmallow. It’s like traveling back to Childhood.
Address: 4/F, Jianghua Century Hotel, No.8, Zhongshan Third Road (close to Zhong Yin Plaza)
Country Folk Villa
The front shop looks plain but there’re three floors well-proportioned behind, clean and tidy. Fresh ingredients selected from their own farm. Village style dishes combined with color, flavor and taste are well received by local people and outlanders. A wide variety of special dishes – roasted pork with honey, roasted goose, salty rice are recommended.
Address: Da Ao Xi Village, Zhongshan Fifth Road, Dong Qu Street (close to the back door of Hua Mei Hotel)
Sheng Family Restaurant
This very popular restaurant in Shenzhen serves Guangdong style dishes. We recommend you try the crispy durian cake (榴莲酥), young pigeon (乳鸽), Huangsha clam (黄沙蚬), chicken claw (凤爪), beef short ribs (牛仔骨) and/or the shrimp dumplings (虾饺).
Address: 1001 Hongling Middle Road, Futian District, Shenzhen