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Grange Steakhouse, The Westin Beijing Chaoyang, 7 North Dongsanhuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027. +86 10 5922 8734 Second level stunning floor to ceiling views of the Beijing skyline. Mon to Fri. 11.30am-2.30pm. Mon to Sun 5.30pm-10.30pm. Starwood. Photos

Capital M

Capital M

Capital M, No.2 Qianmen Street, Pedestrian Area, Beijing 196135. +86 10 6702 2727 Great views. Photos

Xiao Wang Fu, 15 Qianhai Beiyan, Xicheng District, Daily 6pm-midnight +86 10 6617 5558 Water views. Photos


Nook Restaurant

Nook Restaurant, Aloft Beijing Hotel, Tower 2, 25 Yuanda Rd, Haidan District, Beijing 100097. +86 10 8889 8000 Daily 6am-10.30am. 11.30am-2.30pm 5.30-10.30. Starwood. Photos


Poolside Bar, 1 Jinhai Lu, Xunliao Bay, Huidong Huizhou, Guangdong 516367. 8am-8pm. Cocktails & Snacks. Starwood. Photos

Capri Italian Restaurant, 9 Yankui Road, Dameisha, Yantian, Shenzhen, Guangdong 518083. Al fresco dining is available, with stunning views of the sea. plus Capri Bar Lobby Lounge. Overlooking Dameisha Beach, the Lobby Lounge is inviting with the soothing sounds of cascading water from the water feature in the lobby. Starwood. Photos


Yuexiu District

BBQ Restaurant of White Swan Hotel, White Swan Hotel, 1 Sha Mian Nan Jie, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8188 6968. You can enjoy a good view of the Pearl River and various kinds of food here. The Garden is near the river. Photos

The Mexican Restaurant, 4th floor, East Tower, Zhu Jiang Building, 360 Huan Shi Dong Rd, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8376 6209

Xiangyun Western Restaurant, 30th floor, Bai Yun Hotel, 367 Huanshi Dong Rd, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8333 3998. +86 20 8333 3230. 

China Guangzhou Carousel Bar and Restaurant


Carousel Revolving Buffet Restaurant, 30th floor, Garden Hotel, Huanshi Dong Lu, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8333 8989, ext 3986. Buffet Dinner 6pm to 10pm. Nightly Cocktails 10pm to 12 midnight. Check out the magnificent panoramic views of Guangzhou. Taojin Station is situated in front of the hotel. Photos

Shi Tai Lang Japanese Cuisine, 9th floor, Grandbuy Plaza, 295 Bei Jing Rd, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8333 6459. Photos

Wei Xuan Restaurant, 7th floor, China Plaza, 33 Zhong Shan San Rd, Yuexiu District 748, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8373 9000. Korean dishes.

China Guangzhou Sky Cafe and  Best New Bar View

Sky Cafe

The Sky Cafe Revolving, 45th floor, Asia International Hotel Guangzhou, 326 Section 1, Huanshi Dong Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510060. +86 20 6128 8888, ext 4583. Provides spectacular views overlooking the city. Open 6.30am - 2.30pm. 6pm till 9.30pm. email Photos

Qing Hui Yuan Restaurant, 40th Floor, Asian International Hotel, 326-328 Huanshi Road (east), Yuexiu district, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510115. +86 20 6128 8888, ext 4018. Views of Lu Lake and Baiyun Mountain. 6pm - 10.30pm.

Grand China Restaurant, 6th floor, Asia International Hotel, 326, Section 1 Huanshi Dong Road (east), Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 6128 8888 ext 8618. +86 20 6128 8618. Daily 7.30pm - 11pm. Boundaries less city views. email Photos

Cafe Paradise, 39th floor, Landmark Hotel, Haizhu Plaza, 8 Qiaoguang Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510115, Guangdong. +86 20 8335 5988. In Haizhu Square on the banks of the Pearl River, just a two-minute walk from Metro Line 2 subway station, in central Guangzhou. Spectacular view of the Pearl River. Great buffet dinner in the rooftop restaurant. Photos

Alice French Restaurant, 23rd floor, Pearl River Hotel, Wu yang Xin Cheng, Yuexiu, Guangzhou. +86 20 8737 3695. Photos

Tianhe District

G Restaurant, 22nd floor, Grand Hyatt Guangzhou, 12 Zhujiang West Road, Pearl River New City, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510623. +86 20 8396 1234. Located in one wing of a brand new streamlined twin-tower building. Offers expansive views across the Pearl River and Guangzhou’s new CBD. Situated in Guangzhou’s new central business district Pearl River New Town. Photos

Ming Ren Hui Restaurant, 36th floor, Da Hua Hotel, 625 Tianhe Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8757 5591. Beautiful scenery outside the restaurant. Photos

Taiwan Shaba-shaba Hotpot, 6th floor, Grandview Mall, 228 Tianhe Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3833 0905. Photos

Niu Huang Xing (Grandview Plaza Branch), 7th floor, Grandview Plaza, 228, Tianhe Rd, Tianhe District,  Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3835 0181. Photos

Daye Feng Fan (Hainan Cuisine), 6th floor, Grandview Plaza, 228 Tianhe Rd, Tianhe District,  Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3833 0831. Photos

Las Vegas Buffet, 6th floor, Grandview Plaza, 228 Tianhe Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3828 8275. Photos

Sheraton Club Lounge Best New Bar View

Club Lounge

Club Lounge Dining Room, Sheraton Guangzhou Tianne, 208 Tianhe Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 6668 8888 Photos

Great Barrier Reef Food & Beverage Co, Ltd, 6th floor, The Australian Great Barrier Reef Restaurant, Guangzhou Zhongtai International Plaza, 161 Linhe West Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8327 8527.  Serves up a fusion of BBQ. Photos

The Deluse  (Linhe Branch), The Tianyu Garden, 5th floor, 160 Linhe Road (mid), Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3884 0368. Photos

Freezone, 6th floor, 6 Victoria Plaza, 101 Tiyu Road (west), Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, +86 20 3879 1687. It has a quite good environment and a huge french window; good view of Tiyu West Road. Near Tianhe bookstores. 10am-11pm. Photos

Guangzhou Restaurant, (Tianhe Branch) 4th floor, Baifu Plaza, 112 Tiyu East Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3880 9838. Photos

New Fusion Japanese Buffet Restaurant, 5th floor, 101 Victoria Square, Ti Yu Xi Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3878 5575. Photos

Foods, The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou, 3rd floor, The Ritz-Carlton, 3 Xing An Road, Pearl River New City, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3813 6688. It is Al Fresco dining. Photos

Huadu District


Revolving Restaurant, 22nd floor, Hexing Hotel, No.213 North Jianshe Road, Huadu District, Guangzhou. +86 40 0810 6868.This revolving restaurant on the top floor provides a splendid panorama of the city. Situated in Guangzhou Huadu New Baiyun Airport. Photos

Yue Restaurant, Sheraton Guangzhou Huadu Resort, Sky Villa, Northeast Shanqian Da Dao, Huadu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China 510700. +86 20 3695 3888 Perfectly situated, with a grand view of a tranquil lake and gorgeous mountain scenery. You can also choose to dine outdoors, on a terrace above the water. Starwood. e Travel Blackboard Situated in the famed Nine Dragon Lake area with panoramic views of the lake. The soon-to-open Tea Pavilion; Lobby Lounge; The View Lounge; Pool Bar Photos

Haizhu District

Gold Coast Marina Club Restaurant, 4th floor, GCM Club Hotel, 81 Bin Jiang Dong Rd, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 3428 0123. Enjoy the river view. Photos

Sonata, 5th floor, Rosedale Hotel & Suites Guangzhou, 348 Jiang Nan Da Dao Zhong, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8441 8888. Photos

Kai Wen Cuisine, 5th floor, Kai Yi Hotel, 90 Shi Gang Rd, Gong Ye Da Dao Nan, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 21 5425 8209 They have distinctive Brasil cuisine and the price is quite reasonable. Photos

Guangzhou Tianzhihe Japanese Cuisine, 4th Floor, 233 Tianhe Road N, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 29 8755 4451 Bar and bistro, conference & banqueting facilities. Photos

Datong Jiujia, 63 Ynjiang Xi Lu, Guangzhou, Guangdong. +86 20 8188 8988 Riverside. Photos

Feast Restaurant Shenzen, Ocean View Dameisha Resort, Beachfront so diners have a dazzling view of the ocean. Starwood. Photos


The Cathay Room, Fairmont Peace Hotel, 20 Nanjing Road East, Shanghai, China 200002. Features the only balcony on the Bund with stunning views of the Huangpu River. Famous old hotel. Starwood. Photos

Grand Cafe, 54th floor, Grand Hyatt Shanghai, Jinmao Tower, 88 Shij Avenue, Shanghai. +86 21 5049 1234. Magnificent city views. Buffet 6.30am-10.30am. Lunch Buffet 11.30am-2.30pm. Dinner Buffet 5.30pm-10pm. Photos

Club Jin Mao, 86th floor, Grand Hyatt Shanghai, Jinmao Tower, 88 Shij Avenue, Shanghai. +86 21 5049 1234. Supreme views over the Shanghai skyline. Lunch: 11.30am-2.30pm. Dinner: 5.30pm-10.30pm. Photos

Cloud 9, 87th floor, Grand Hyatt Shanghai, Jinmao Tower, 88 Shij Avenue, Shanghai. +86 21 5049 1234. Monday to Thurs 5pm-1am. Fri 5pm-2am. Sat 2pm-2am. Sun 2pm-1am. Photos

Cucina, 56th floor, Grand Hyatt Shanghai, Jinmao Tower, 88 Shij Avenue, Shanghai. +86 21 5049 1234. Lunch 11.30am-2.30pm. Dinner Sun to Thurs 5.30pm-10.30pm. Fri & Sat 5.30pm-11pm. Photos

La Verbena, 2967 Lujiazui Xi Lu, Bei Bing Jiang Da Dao, near Fenghe Lu. Pudong, China 200120. +86 21 5878 9837 The glass building and extensive riverside decking offer spectacular views of the city and The Bund, especially during the evening, Shanghai. 11am-1am. METRO: Lujiazui, 15 mins walk. Photos

Epicure on 45, 45th floor, Radisson Hotel Shanghai New World, 88 Nanjing Road (W), Puxi, Shanghai 200003, China. +86 21 6359 9999 ext 4210. Photos

Simply Thai, Grand Gateway 66, 5C Dong Ping Road, Shanghai. 400 880 7729 In good weather go for the outside deck. Photos

Jade on 36, 36th floor, Grand Tower Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, 33 Fucheng Rd, +86 21 6882 3636 check Absolutely breathtaking floor to ceiling view of Shanghai and the Bund. Mon to Fri Lunch 11.30am-1.30pm. Mon to Sun Dinner 5pm-10pm. Sun Brunch 11.30am-2.30pm. Photos

Mr and Mrs Bund, 6th floor, Bund 18, Zhongshan East No 1 Road, Shanghai. +86 21 6323 9858. Photos

New Height's, 7th floor, Three on the Bund, 3 Zongshan East No 1 Road, Shanghai. +86 21 6321 0909 Outdoor terrace. Photos

Xinxin, The New Hotel, 58 Beishan (North Hill) Lu, Hangzhou, 310007, near Shanghai. 571 8799 9090 571-8766 0000 restaurant lake view. Photos

Waterfront Teahouse, 36 Pingjiang Lu, Suzhou, near Shanghai. Canal alongside outside veranda. Daily 8am-8pm. Photos


Seaview Lounge, 199 Bin Hai Road, Haikou, Hainan 570311, China. +86 898 6870 8888 Ext.8740 or 8131. 9. 30am - 11.30pm. Indoor and outdoor seating Cocktails & Snacks A stunning bar and lounge area in the lobby with sweeping views of the ocean. This is the place to meet friends for drinks or simply enjoy the tranquility and relaxed atmosphere while sipping your favorite beverage. Starwood.

Lotus Café, Yalong Bay National Resort, District Sanya, Hainan 572000. +86 898 8855 8855 ext 8282 Simple, yet elegant, with views overlooking Yalong Bay and the resort's gardens and lagoons, Lotus Café offers an extensive choice from the a la carte menu for your all day dining pleasure. 7am-12 Midnight. Starwood.

Sea & Sand Beach Bar, Yalong Bay National Resort, District Sanya, Hainan 572000, China. +86 898 8855 8855 ext 8490 Ready just to chill out, relax and watch the world goes by. Enjoy a beer, a glass of wine, a young coconut or 2. A delightful venue located on the pristine white sandy beaches. 10am-7pm. Starwood.

South Seas Terrace, Shenzhou Peninsula Resort, District Wanning, Hainan 571528. Cocktails & Snacks 5pm-12 midnight. Pool/Beach View. Starwood.

Lagoon Bar, Points by Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort, Shenzhou Peninsula Resort District, Wanning, Hainan 571528. 11am– 6pm. Pool View Cocktails & Snacks. Starwood.

The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort, Yalong Bay National Resort, District Sanya Yalong Bay, Hainan 572016. Starwood.

Breakers All-Day Dining Restaurant, Le Méridien Shimei Bay Beach Resort & Spa, Shimei Bay Wanning Shimei Bay, Hainan 571529 Serves creative breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks in an inspiring space with grand sea views. 6.30am - 11.30pm. Starwood.


Cathay Chinese Restaurant, Sheraton Guilin Hotel, 15 Bin Jiang Road, Guilin, PRC Guilin, Guangxi, China 541001. +86 773 282 5588 ext. 8890 6.30am-10am. 12 noon-2.30pm. 5.30pm-10pm. River View. Starwood.


Latitude 24, Le Méridien Xiamen, 7 Guanjun Road, Nanshan Xiamen, Fujian, China 361006. +86 592 770 9999 Centrally located in the hotel and surrounded by views of the hills and gardens. Snacks 10am-11.30pm. Live Entertainment: 8.30pm-11.30pm. Starwood.

Hong Kong

One Harbour Road Restaurant, 7th and 8th floors, Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. +852 2584 7722. Commanding fantastic views of Hong Kong's famous Victoria Harbour, this duplex restaurant emulates the elegance of a high society, 1930's-era Chinese mansion. Mon to Sat Lunch 12 noon-2.30pm. Dinner 6.30 pm-10.30 pm. Sun Lunch 11.30am-2.30pm. Dinner 6.30pm-10.30pm.

Cafe Grey Deluxe, J W Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong. +852 3968 1106
+852 3968 1106

Caprice Restaurant, 6th floor, Four Seasons, International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, China. +852 3196 8860. With superb views over Victoria Harbour and the Kowloon Peninsula. Lunch 12 noon-2.30pm. Dinner 6pm-10.30pm.

Pierre, 25th floor. Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Rd, Hong Kong Central, Hong Kong SAR. +852 2825 4001 email

MBar, 25th floor, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Rd, Hong Kong Central, Hong Kong SAR. +852 2825 4002 Mon to Fri 11am–12.45am. Sat 5pm–12.45am. Sun 5pm–11.45pm. email

Restaurant Petrus, Level 56, Pacific Place, Island Shangri La, Supreme Court Rd, Central, Hong Kong. +852 2877 3838 Perched high above the city with breathtaking views of Victoria Harbour. Breakfast 7am-10am. Lunch 12 noon-3pm (last order at 2.30pm). Dinner 6.30pm-11pm (last order at 10.30pm). email +852 2820 8590

Sevva, 25th floor, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central Hong Kong. +852 2537 1388. The rooftop Sevva Terrace has 360 degees views of the Hong Kong harbour.

The Peak Lookout, 121 Peak Rd, The Peak, Hong Kong. +852 2849 1000 Mon to Fri 10.30am-11.30pm. W/ends Breakfast 8.30am-11am and P/Hs.

Rainbow Seafood Restaurant, Sok Kwa Wan Waterfront, Lamma, Hong Kong. Reserve own ferry from TST and Central Pier 9 next to Star Ferry Thrill trip (40 mins) 10am-11pm daily.

View 62, 62th Floor, Hopewell Center, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong. +852 2574 6262 The new revolving restaurant (66 minute revolution) with a great view over Hong Kong Island..

Restaurant + Bar Umami Hong Kong, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong. Its cocktail bar has preparations for an astonishing variety of imaginative cocktails, including the saketini, to enjoy in the terraced garden. Starwood.

deck'n beer, Tim sha shui Maxims, East Promenade, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (Avenue of Star), Hong Kong. Mon to Thurs 3pm-11pm. Fri 3pm-1am. Sat and Eve of Public Holiday 1pm-1am. Sundays and Public Holiday 1pm-11pm. A deck-style seaside bar for those who love beer and snacks with sunshine and sea breezes.

Spasso Italian Bar-Restaurant-Terrace, Shop 403, Level 4, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. +852 2730 8027 The terrace is a perfect venue for alfresco dining with the stunning sea view of Victoria Harbour.

Cafe 103, Level 103, Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong. +852 2263 2263 Daily 12 noon-10.30 pm. Mon to Sat and Publ Hols Chocolate Afternoon Tea 3pm-6pm. Sunday Chocolate Afternoon Tea 2pm-9pm. Mon to Sat Lunch Buffet 12 noon-2pm. Mon to Sat Dinner Buffet 6.30pm-10pm. +852 2263 2270

Ozone Rooftop Bar , Level 118, Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong. +85 2 2263 2263. The highest bar in the world. Sun to Thurs 5pm-1am. Fri 5pm-2am. Sat 4pm-2am. Sunday only Brunch 12 noon-3pm. email

Felix Restaurant, atop the Peninsula Hotel, Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowlong, Hong Kong. +852 2315 3188. Felix is known for its magnificent views of the harbour skyline. email

Nobu, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Kowloon, Hong Kong. +852 2721 1211

Lobby Lounge, Intercontinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Kowloon, Hong Kong. +852 2721 1211 The Lobby Lounge, with its impressive wall of windows showcasing a mesmerizing panorama of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island, truly offers one of the world's most magnificent views.

Harbourside, Intercontinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Kowloon, Hong Kong. +852 2721 1211 +852 2313 2323 Literally located at the harbour edge, Harbourside offers all day dining in a casual and enjoyable setting, BLD.

Spoon, Intercontinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Kowloon, Hong Kong. +852 2721 1211, 1 800 000 867

Angelini, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong. +852 2733 8750 Lunch 12 noon-3pm. Dinner 6.30pm-11pm.

Sanya HA China (People's Republic), TROPICAL OASIS OF SANYA HOTEL A picture of stylish, serene beauty, this Sanya hotel resort is nestled between pristine beachfront on one side and scenic mountains on the other. An eco-friendly oasis with extensive water features and lush gardens, this Sanya hotel offers


The St. Regis Lhasa Resort, 22 Jiangsu Road, Lhasa, Tibet (Xizang), China 850000. Lake View. 11.30am–2.30pm. 6pm–10pm. Chinese. Starwood.

Rooftop Restaurants and Bars