Revival of Sea (Zai Sheng Hai 再生海)

This full-service restaurant has a classy wood-heavy interior and a couple of tables in a sunny garden, making it a relaxing place to duck out of its crowded tourist neighborhood for lunch. The kitchen’s local and international dishes are well executed and easy to enjoy, and the menu is well translated into English. Try the […]

Big Mama’s Home-Cooked Sichuan (Pang Ma Si Chu 胖妈私厨)

Don’t be confused by the “Kapok” logo on the glass or the advertisements for Western dishes on the outside of the restaurant’s entrance, which is set in a few steps from the street: this is actually a creative Sichuan-influenced fusion noodle house, run by a native Kulangsu woman who loves to smile. Her spicy pork noodles […]

Marine Garden Hotel (Hai Shang Hua Yuan Jiu Dian 海上花园酒店)

Red turrets cap this giant hotel, which is strategically situated near to the entrances to Sunlight Rock and the Piano Museum. Facilities are fancy, as the property is tailored to special groups and official visitors. Marine Garden is a sprawling landmark on the island’s southern shore, visible in every aerial shot of Kulangsu. Inside the complex is a genteel garden worthy of […]