china absolute tours logo
Sitemap

Suzhou Songhelou Restaurant

 

In Suzhou, two classic restaurants are most illustrious for its authentic Suzhou dishes – Deyuelou and Songhelou. Located in the midst of silk shops and souvenir stores in the bustling Guanqianjie Street, the classic Suzhou Songhelou Restaurant was first founded in 1737, and was later reorganized twice in the 20th century. It is said that Emperor Qianlong would frequent the restaurant every time he visited Suzhou.

Suzhou Songhelou Restaurant, China Time-Honored Brands


As is a common, defining feature of Huaiyang Cuisine, dishes served at Songhelou boast freshest seasonal ingredients and water products such as fish, shrimps and clams. Most dishes are on the sweet side. A signature dish invented by Songhelou is named Songshu Guiyu (“Squirrel Fish”), a dish known nationwide which is a fried fish completely deboned and dressed with sweet and sour sauce to resemble a squirrel.

 

Suzhou Songhelou Restaurant, China Time-Honored BrandsSuzhou Songhelou Restaurant, China Time-Honored Brands

Squirrel Fish

Cherry Pork


Other recommendable dishes may include the melt-in-mouth cherry pork, spicy marinated duck, silver fish and water shield soup, bean curd with crab roe, boiled chicken marinated in salt and rice wine, etc.

Leave your comments or questions:(You can use Facebook or default response system for writing down your message)
Leave a response
Toll Free:
1-888-414-0686 (US & Canada)
0-808-189-0371 (UK)
1-800-982-536 (AU)
Intl. Call:
0086-571-85278076

Many people are looking for   travel deals before their trip to China. We believe you may find a good China travel deal here that suits you best.

If you're looking for a great guide to the best and most interesting tourist attractions in China, then allow us to show you China from the inside.

About Us | Why Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us

Absolutechinatours.com Ltd ©2008-2016

Tourist Complaint Hotline: 96118