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Secret Garden Cafe

Jiuxian Ancient Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
+86 139 7733 1993
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great food” (6 reviews)
“nice lunch” (2 reviews)
“the river” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Jiuxian Ancient Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away in lovely setting, this restaurant was a great surprise. The is local and fresh. The service was very good. Worth a trip to.

Thank henry m
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice venue. Soup was horrible. No fresh vegetables, overcooked noodles, no spices. Not china worthy.

Thank bartdesmit
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I had most of my meals here during my 2 days in Yangshuo. The setting is really charming and the staff are super friendly! The food is great too!

Thank shaunmj11
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Perfect place for breakfast after a 4am wake up call for sunrise pictures! The secret garden is tranquil, the food is delicious, and the staff are welcoming. The whole environment is picturesque!

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The location is nice and the staff is kind, but the vegetarian options were extremely boring. The spring rolls was ok. The location is worth a visit if you have a scooter/bike, but there are other restaurants in the area.

Thank Benjamin H
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The food was quite good--far better than anywhere else we ate in Yangshuo. It's a hassle to get to if you don't bike; you may need to hire a car to wait while you eat. Or call ahead and ask if the restaurant can arrange...More

Thank Benedetto P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Our Christmas day bike ride led us to the Secret Garden Cafe in Jiuxian Village. After visiting other "ancient villages" in the area I was not expecting much in the way of a nice Christmas day meal, but this was a tremendous find. The village...More

Thank tammy k
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I traveled to this area with my mom and boyfriend during Christmas. On Christmas Day we took a bike ride and resolved to eat a sad lunch away from home. THEN, we found the Secret Garden Cafe! We were transported. The atmosphere was perfect. We...More

Thank Jordan K
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This Cafe/Restaurant is nestled in some old building in a quiet little village. Following the signs will take you to this quite little cafe were our group of four adult were warmly welcomed. The menu was extensive and had both Chinese and western cuisines. We...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff! Had super good food here better then anywhere else during my trip in China. Both hamburgers as local dishes are great (duck in orange sauce & spicy beef fried patatos). Great scenery And gardens to relax after a walk along the river.More

Thank SiegfriedR93
Trish W, Public Relations Manager at Secret Garden Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Dear Siegfried R, We're so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Secret Garden. We have an ever expanding menu to cater for every taste, so there is always something for everybody. The garden areas are definitely the best place to sit and soak...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jiuxian Ancient Village, Yangshuo County 541900, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Yangshuo County
  • Phone Number: +86 139 7733 1993
A delightful dining experience in renovated Qing dynasty buildings and lush gardens. A wide selection of international and Chinese dishes, with a variety of vegetarian options and imported wines and beers.
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