Chinese foodies' top 10 favorite restaurants
Updated: 2016-07-06 07:09
A chef cooks at a Tairyo restaurant in Hefei, Anhui province, Nov 18, 2012. [Photo / food.365jia.cn]
No 10 Tairyo, Japanese casual
China's restaurant market is as vibrant as ever, with growth outstripping other major markets and showing extraordinary resilience in a time of lower GDP growth. According to China Cuisine Association statistics, the country's catering service market grew by 11.7 percent in 2015, to reach 3.23 trillion yuan ($490.9 billion).
According to a recent report released by OC&C Strategy Consultants, the country is now home to nearly 8 million food service points of sale and dozens of unique local cuisines. As disposable incomes rise and a younger middle class generation emerges, lifestyles are changing. Chinese consumers are eating out more than ever before and developing an appetite for international cuisine.
Let's take a look at some of the top rated restaurants in the Chinese mainland, based on their strength under a range of different situations.