Great Guangzhou Grub

Great Guangzhou Grub


The following several places have been hand picked to give you, the reader, a little bit of inspiration when looking for somewhere new to eat when out and about in the Cantonese capital of Guangzhou. Take a look at the following eateries and see if any of these take your fancy.

Huangsha Seafood Market 黄沙海鲜市场View In Map

One of the key ingredients in Cantonese food is seafood, and there is no better place in terms of choice and quality in Guangzhou than Huangsha. I wouldn’t dare to say they have everything, as the produce is kept as fresh as possible and this means that some of the items are seasonal. The fish and seafood is all reasonably priced, although you are advised to always bargain.

The market itself does not contain eateries, nevertheless surrounding the market you can find all manner of restaurants and snack shops selling many different types Stop by the streets along the sides of the market for some of the cheapest and best seafood in the Pearl River valley.

Add: Guangzhou Old South Train Station, Liwan District (take subway line 1 to Huangsha stop) 荔湾区原广州火车南站 (坐地铁一号线,在黄沙站下地铁)


Renshan Renhai 仁山仁海View In Map

People say that ‘all chefs come from the Phoenix City’, a reference to the so-called origins of Cantonese food being the city of Shunde. As you walk through the door you here the chefs talking in their Shunde accents. The place is run like by what appears to be a band of brothers, all producing good honest Shunde fare, such as rice porridge and other wonderful snacks that will make your mouth water for more.

Add: Tower 2, Panfu Building Jiefang North Rd. 解放北路盘福大厦2楼
Tel: 020-83265453 

Shanquan Tangguan 山泉汤馆View In Map

A good soup restaurant needs an expert TCM doctor who knows about how to make soups that are beneficial to the customer and their individual needs. All the soups are made freshly on sight and With other 30 different types of soups on offer, it is very likely that they will have something they can recommend that will not only improve your health, but also taste delicious; what more could you possibly want?!

Add: Tower 1 Zhongyi Hotel 21 Linhe Street Tianhe District 天河区林和街21号中怡酒店1楼
Tel: 020-38240623


Shui Mu Lian Qing 水沐莲清View In Map

This is a tea house with the theme of ‘water’ at its heart. Come to this teahouse to experience the full works when it comes to a traditional ‘tea ceremony’. The selection of snacks and dim sum that accompany the meal complement the tea perfectly, with neither the tea nor the food winning out. Another major selling point is the great lengths they go to in making sure that all the tea and ingredients are organic in origin.

Add: Bld. 1-3, 27-29 Liu Yun Liu Street Tianhe South 2nd Rd. 天河南二路六运六街27-29号1-3楼
Tel: 020-87531233

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