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 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.
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.
Several types of yogurts, cereal, all with mix ins available. Fresh fruit, deli meat, 7 kinds of cheese, and salad.
Freshly squeezed juices. Coffee and tea was included.
Western breakfast items including sausage, bacon, eggs, pancakes, baked beans, French toast, tomatoes, tater tots. These were some of the worst options here.
Made-to-order omelets were also available.
Lots of bakery items including croissants, pineapple buns, French bread, all sorts of muffins and tarts
Local Chinese breakfast items
Chinese cooked food including chow mein noodles, green beans, and fried rice
4 kinds of Congee, Rice porridge, or jook with all sorts of add-ins
Several types of steam buns, both savory and sweet
4 types of Cooked to order noodles with all sorts of options
Breakfast dessert options, pudding, yogurt
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.