Fodor's Expert Review Louwailou

$$$ Hangzhou Chinese Fodor's Choice

Back in 1848, this place was a simple fish shack. Business boomed, and it became the most famous restaurant in the province, focusing on Zhejiang cuisine and specializing in steamed lake perch served with vinegar sauce.

Chinese Chinese Fusion Historical Views Lively Lunch Dinner $$$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

30 Gushan Lu
Hangzhou, Zhejiang Sheng  310002, China


Known For:
  • West Lake dining classic
  • Renowned beggar's chicken (wrapped in lotus leaves and baked in a clay shell)
  • Truly tender dongpo rou (pork slow cooked in yellow rice wine)

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