songhelou Restaurant, Suzhou
Songhelou Restaurant , created in 1737 during the Qing Dynasty, is the most famous old trademark of Suzhou Cuisine. This 2000-year-old Songhelou Restaurant in Taijian Alley has long been known for its authentic Suzhou dishes. The restaurant fully inherits the traditional features of Suzhou Cuisine, attaching importance to materials, cutting and duration and degree of heating. While maintaining tradition, the restaurant has made many innovations. Songhelou's most popular dishes are freshwater fish and shrimps, including sweet and sour mandarin fish, fried snails with shrimps and braised eel.
It is located at Guanqian Street.