Cuckoo Waspis located at Zhongcai Mansion in Binjiang’s CBD near Xinguang Avenue. The restaurant is in a large airy space with private dining rooms and some very comfortable sofas that you can sink into, making this a nice place to spend a few hours.
They serve an international menu with Western and Asian dishes.TheWestern dishes include steaks, lamb chops, ribs, pasta (38-48RMB), pizza (58-98RMB), soups(18-28RMB) and salads (32-48RMB). The Asian dishes have a mostly Southeast Asian focus, with dishes such as Indonesian Fried Rice (38RMB), Singapore Fried Noodles (48RMB) and Curry Crab (market price) on offer. Snacks include British Fish Cakes (28RMB), Thai Shrimp Cakes (48RMB) and a variety of bar snacks (20-38RMB).
Food was served quickly and the following were the highlights. The Cream of Mushroom Soup (28RMB) was delicious and had pulpy bits of fresh mushrooms.The Macaroni Bolognese (38RMB) had a tasty tomato meat sauce and al dente pasta. The Italian Bacon Sausage Pizza (78RMB) was very good with a thin crust, lots of meat, arugula and fragrant oregano.
Cuckoo Wasp carries high quality imported meat, though the chef had a heavy hand with the salt on our visit.The Angus Beef Rib Eye (128RMB) came well-done and was still juicy and flavourful. The New Zealand Lamb Chops (98RMB) were pink in the middle and the lamb flavour was present but not overpowering.Entrées were served with a side of mashed potatoes.
Drinks include Italian coffees, fruit teas, milky teas, fresh squeezed juices, smoothies and milkshakes (18RMB-88RMB). There is also a full bar serving cocktails, red and white wine, beer andspirits.
Cuckoo Wasp is a restaurant with a large variety of dishes to satisfy everyone. Parking is available onsite and a free parking pass will be given to customers. Smoking is permitted.