This is a fun place to eat, especially at lunchtime when it's filled with people making it a lively atmosphere as locals and tourists alike, served by long time staff. The restaurant provides quick snack food from all over China and their specialties include Xiaolongbao (small steamed pastries with rice) and Won Ton soup. This restaurant is by the lakeside with great views of Hangzhou's most famous site.
It is well-known for Hangzhou local dishes. It was first established in 1913. Now it belongs to Hangzhou Food Service Company. In order to meet the needs of the market development, the company invested 80 million yuan (RMB) to reconstruct the restaurant in 1997. The new restaurant was finished in October, 1997. It occupies an area of 7,000 square meters. Zhiweiguan Restaurant is now the biggest and the most advanced restaurant in Hangzhou.
Zhiweiguan Restaurant has four storeys. Popular low-priced dishes are served on the first floor. The second floor serves sea food. The high and medium grade box area is located on the third floor. The fourth floor consists of banquet room, bar, chess room and KTV recreation area. The restaurant building has a central air conditioner, a background music system and a fire control center.
Address: Renhe Lu, West Lake, Hangzhou