Shaxi Old Theatre Inn - Jianchuan County, Dali, Yunnan, 671302, China




Shaxi Yunnan






Wood Fish

A backpacker's delight in the heart of Shaxi old town

Wood Fish is run by Sichuan native Winnie and her American husband Tom. There are only 6 or so seats in Winnie's kitchen where she magically prepares everything right in front of you whileTom keeps you entertained with stories of his travels. 

The menu is only about a dozen simple items which include a tuna salad sandwich, burger, fries, curry, spaghetti, and bean salad. All are delicious and priced very reasonably. Wood Fish is a little hard to find, just off Sideng Square on the left side of the old street that winds up to the right when facing the temple. Look for the wood fish in the window.

  • Wood Fish Restaurant - Shaxi Yunnan China
Shaxi Old Theatre Inn
Duan Jia Deng Village, Shaxi Town
Jianchuan County, Dali, Yunnan, 671302, China
Call: +86 872 4722 296


Welcome to Shaxi Yunnan China - a cultural treasure of the ancient Tea Horse Road

Located halfway from Lijiang to Dali, Shaxi Yunnan is home to a beautifully preserved traditional way of life that offers a glimpse into a forgotten era. Shaxi has been protected from mass tourism due to its relative distance from popular destinations in Yunnan. But a new highway has made the driving distance from Dali to Shaxi or Lijiang just 90 minutes. The local government, keen to protect Shaxi's unique cultural heritage, is working with a conservation team that aims to create a sustainable travel strategy for the valley, encouraging activities that provide ownership opportunities for local families. Go now!