Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet Restaurant Review, Guilin, China

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet

Shangri-La Hotel Level 1

111 Huan Cheng Bei Er Lu, Guilin, Guangxi 541004, China

(86 773) 269 8888

(86 773) 269 8887 (Fax)

Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet Website

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Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet is located in the Shangri-La hotel in beautiful Guilin, China. Guilin is famous for its unique scenery featuring beautiful limestone rock formations and the Li river delta. This area is a mecca for Chinese tourists and needs to be on more Western travel destinations.

Guilin China

Why did we dine here? – We were staying at this hotel and did not feel like looking for a breakfast place. We lucked out with this fairly inexpensive ¥121 (US$18) breakfast buffet filled with lots of variety.

Summary – Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet serves up a wide variety of solid cuisine in a beautiful atmosphere.
Insider Tip – Dinner buffet is also available, but the excellent Shang Palace restaurant in this hotel shouldn’t be missed.

Cuisine – World Cuisine Buffet
Location – Guilin, China

Service – Fair service, with plate changes and some refills requiring prompting.
Verdict – Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet is a no-brainer if you’re staying at this hotel. There are a few dining options near the hotel, so don’t even try to look for one.
Kids are half price.

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Several types of yogurts, cereal, all with mix ins available. Fresh fruit, deli meat, 7 kinds of cheese, and salad.

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Freshly squeezed juices. Coffee and tea was included.

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Western breakfast items including sausage, bacon, eggs, pancakes, baked beans, French toast, tomatoes, tater tots. These were some of the worst options here.

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Made-to-order omelets were also available.

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Lots of bakery items including croissants, pineapple buns, French bread, all sorts of muffins and tarts

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Local Chinese breakfast items

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Chinese cooked food including chow mein noodles, green beans, and fried rice

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Tropical Fruits

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4 kinds of Congee, Rice porridge, or jook with all sorts of add-ins

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Pineapple buns

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Several types of steam buns, both savory and sweet

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4 types of Cooked to order noodles with all sorts of options

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Breakfast dessert options, pudding, yogurt

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We did not try dinner here, but walked in to take some pictures. They add skewered meats, cooked seafood, cooked Chinese foods, and lots of desserts.

Shangri-La Li Cafe Buffet Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Very Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Excellent)
Value Rating: (Excellent)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Beer, Wine
Attire:Casual
Hours:Daily 6 AM - 11 AM
Parking:Paid Valet
Reservations:Yes
Prices:¥121 (Breakfast)

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