China - Guilin Restaurants
Cathay Restaurant at Sheraton Guilin ****
Bin Jiang Nan Road
(overlooking Li River)
Cuisine: Sichuan Chinese
Description & Atmosphere
The main dining room is spacious and elegantly decorated
with paneled Chinese artwork, scenes of Guilin, and beautiful rosewood
furniture. Floor-to-ceiling windows along one side of the restaurant
overlook the Li River and promenade.
The Chinese food here rates "right up there"
it's some of the best we've ever eaten.
Excellent Dim Sum. Other standouts include: Sweet
Corn & Diced Chicken Soup, Sautéed Snow Peas with Sesame
Oil, Deep Fried Crispy Chicken with Lemon, Sautéed Eggplant
in Ginger Sauce, Sautéed Diced Chicken with Cashew Nuts,
and "Guilin" Style Fried Rice Noodles.
Incredible desserts, especially the Caramelized
Apples & Bananas. Yum!
Be sure to order the Peking Duck. The menu offers two variations
— traditional-style with thin Pancakes and Plum Sauce; and
Shredded with Pineapple. Both dishes are amazingly good and portions
The restaurant even has a special "Tea Connoisseur"
offering guests a mixture of Special Teas of the Day. Boiling
water is poured
from a long narrow-spouted kettle into
a small cup filled with loose-leaf tea — from an arched
height of at least one foot (see photo below). He makes it look
Live entertainment emphasizing Chinese musical instruments
is performed nightly. This is quite typical in most of the
hotels' Chinese Restaurants.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Dinner reservations are recommended.
Excellent service...and friendly.
Call Cathay Restaurant or visit the Sheraton
Guilin Hotel for more information
on restaurant reservations, menu, wine list, room availability,
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