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Red Castle 1899

6, Lane 2, Sanmin Street, New Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 8631 1168
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good53%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
9 Mar 2018
“delicious dinner at fantastic place with beautiful view”
4 Sep 2017
“Diner with a view”
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
6, Lane 2, Sanmin Street, New Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

in this ancient Portuguese rebuilt fort a wonderful restaurant is established. The surrounding give a beautiful view from the hill it is placed upon over the Tamsui district and across Tamsui river towards Taipei and Taoyuan international airport. And of course also very important: the...More

Thank Piet986
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Very nice restaurant , need to go up by stairs, but then you can choose more floors, on the top floor there is Italian restaurant , very nice view, friendly staff,

Thank 1Worldtraveler1EU1
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Small walk up the stairs to meet friendly staff and very nice food. If I may suggest one thing. Take the supinongtang 👌

Thank Jellelischetzki
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The Red Castle Restaurant was founded in 1899. Unless you have a GPS, good directions, or a friend/guest/tour guide that has been there before, it is not an easy place to find in the Danshui area. Even if you are on the road, it is...More

Thank Dale C
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Menu all in Chinese but translated by the waitress. Spicy beef was delicious as was the steamed fish. Sweet and sour fish had a very glutinous sauce but the fish was tasty.

Thank YvonneCR2014
Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

I came here as a half-way point in a cycle from downtown Taipei. The waitress saw that I was overheated from my cycle and got me ice and water straight away. I was on floor 3 (the cafe) for lunch. I ordered a chicken steak...More

Thank lardedar_rugbygal
Reviewed December 18, 2014

It is a hike up many many steps to this restaurant from the main Tamsui pedestrian area, but the area and old colonial building are interesting and it is obvious en route that the view will be great. Once inside, it is not particularly clear...More

Thank carpathianarts
Reviewed October 21, 2013

I have been on a business lunch at the red castle and have had very mixed experience. The place is a beautifully restored victorian palace. The insude is also great. Unfortunately the view, despite high location, is obstructed. The food was mixed. The fried softshell...More

Thank sergej s
Reviewed August 7, 2013

It's quite a climb up to the Red Castle. The outdoor lounge is great during the fall. The design and restoration of this building is fabulous. Very nicely done. However, the food is just average. Nothing to rave about. But the ambiance is great.

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Reviewed August 2, 2008

nice decor but food was too salty.

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Tamsui / Bali District
The enchanting Tamsui Old Street boasts the most
beautiful Fisherman’s Wharf sunset of Taiwan. There
are also well-complimented delectable snacks such as
Ah Gei (bean curd) and fish ball, etc. On Bali left
bank, there is the Ferry Old Street and Wazihwei
Nature Reserve. It is relaxing and comfortable whether
by strolling or cruising through on a bike. Besides
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6, Lane 2, Sanmin Street, New Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  New Taipei  >  Tamsui>  > Tamsui / Bali District
  • Neighbourhood: Tamsui / Bali District
  • Phone Number: +886 2 8631 1168
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