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Babel

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1/F, Lvdu Mansion, No.131 Minsheng Road, Xing'ning District, Nanning, China
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+86 771 280 2829
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a good oasis from the business of NN. The help is great and the food good. Kevin and his wife, do a wonderful job. I am happy to recommend them. Kevin, the manager has a great amount of experience behind him. I would go here for Mexican food, pizza, steak, and deserts. If you like drinks they... More 

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Thank Gene M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is quite nice. We tried nachos, duck breast, salad. Music and decoration are also good. Over all is above average in NN (as there are not many good ones here.. lol) Customers are mostly local ppl. (So don't expect a quiet dining atmosphere)

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Thank Claire W
Nanning, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great food and a friendly place! The service is just the best in nanning... Great for business dinners!

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Thank heiba0
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I'm living in nanning for almost 10 years now and if you are still looking for a western dining restaurant, look no further! The Babel is the place for you. Great decor, great atmosphere and great music. Warm welcome and the food is delicious. The restaurant has just been renovated and it feels more like home. Don't hesitate any more,... More 

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Thank Doody L
Nanning, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the best western style restaurant in the city. Great atmosphere and the food is terrific. The menu is extensive. The quality is always great. This is always my go to restaurant when i'm craving good western food.

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Thank NNjohn
Nanning, China
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've been eating at he Babel restarants for about 5 years and they are still my favorite restaurant in Nanning. Babel has an extensive menu and bar and the quality of both is unmatched. The relaxed setting is perfect for any occasion, I've gone there on dates, birthday parties, for work, and drinks alone. The staff is helpful and friendly.... More 

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Thank NanningAndy
Guilin, China
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I live in Guilin and visit Nanning every 4 months or so and have been doing so for about 8 years. Babel is my first port of call from the railway station. The food is always good although i think the portions are getting smaller, maybe its my eyes or the plates are bigger. The atmosphere is always relaxed here... More 

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2 Thank iamnotTdr
Nanning, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Babel has just re-opened and it's better than ever. They have a wide variety of Western food, excelled drinks and possibly the nicest atmosphere of any restaurant in Nanning. The place has been around for years and it is still probably the best place to get quality Western food in Nanning. It's downtown location makes it a convenient stop for... More 

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1 Thank sukoma2000
Nanning, China
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I went to the new and improved Babel on Christhmas' Eve, a few days after its reopening. They have done a great job redecorating the place and improving their menu. The decoration is very nice, thye new tables and chairs are comfortable,the lighting is appeasing, and the new bar is awesome! As for their menu, the classics who have made... More 

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1 Thank anbohanchina
Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It's a little hard to find as they don't have the English name outside (at least that I saw). It's at the corner of the building inside the glass greenhouse looking corner/ceilings. They have the name on the wall inside by the bar. Ambience is western and comfortable. It was about 90F outside and it was warm inside, but with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
French, American, Bar, Pizza, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/F, Lvdu Mansion, No.131 Minsheng Road, Xing'ning District, Nanning, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangxi  >  Nanning
  • Phone Number: +86 771 280 2829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?