TaoTao Ju is a well-known Cantonese teahouse with hundreds years ofhistory , which was founded in 1880. It was awarded as China’s Time-Honored Brand in 1993 and named as theNational Special-Grade Restaurant in 1998 by the Ministry of Internal Trade.
TaoTao Ju means a place to enjoy tea, whose plaque was written by KangYouwei, a great educator in Qing Dynasty. In the past, the restaurant’s amazing historical culture and toothsome dishes appealed to numerousgreat litterateurs such as LuXun, BaJin, ChenCanyun, LiuHaisu. Especially LuXun saw it a romantic place to go out with his wife. On March 18th 1927, LunXunwrote this in his diary: “It’s rainy, Jishi、Guangping and I came to TaoTao Ju to enjoytea in the afternoon. “In this day, Luxun and his beloveds enjoyedthemselves in their spare in TaoTao Ju. Thanks for the story, the special menufor Lu Xun's family is adored by the foodies.
TaoTao Ju always adhere to the traditional manual alongside withhigh-quality ingredients to elaborate Cantonese dim sum culture and restore themost pure flavor of Cantonese cuisine. A number of branches have been opened inrecent years with new thoughts poured into the production, decoration design, diningenvironment. The restaurant not only presents the Guangdong XiGuan culture, butalso an integrates it with fashion. TaoTao Ju wants to display Cantoneserestaurant culture further to the whole country and the entire world.
We have the faith that catching up with thetime is the best way to pass and inherit the essence of Cantonese cuisine.