I recently visited the Quanjude restaurant at Wangfujing in Beijing. This was the best Peking duck that I have had - the ambience was nice and the prices reasonable. A must do experience in Beijing!... more
After a tiring day of walking around in Beijing, the time had come to indulge ourselves in local cuisine and we chose Dadong to tantalise our taste buds. This elegant restaurant offers one of the most... more
McDonald's is pretty much everywhere in China. The one I'm writing about is one floor down in Sanlitun. As a 24 hour restaurant it was pretty popular. That is until it was shut down for resetting the... more
Sadly, this American icon is not know in Beijing for the food or performances. It's known for the Mongolian prostitutes that practically crowd around older men at the bar. Not sure why management... more
This is supposedly a recreation of the cuisine that was served at the Imperial Court of China.
The set-up was interesting -- we went to the one inside Beihai Park and so would give it a thumbs-up... more
Build from 1903, had more than 100 years history. It's Instant-boiled Mutton is traditional and orthodox. very famous in China. all of us looooove it. Instant-boiled Mutton: send the piece of mutton... more
I first found out about this place about 6 years ago. I went there again a month ago and found that although the area of the restaurant was the same, they have now packed in many more tables.
In the middle of the Oriental Plaza Mall is a large food court that has a large number of restaurants and fast food places with cuisines from all over China and the rest of the world. It is a great... more
Xiheyaju Restaurant serves some of the best Sichuanese food we’ve ever had! It’s a great courtyard setting with the option of sitting inside, in the conservatory, or outside under the stars.
Best 24 hour restaurant in the city. They offer Chinese cuisines from 4 different areas around China. Tour groups are brought through quite regularly (I'm guessing) because of the variety and high... more
Pizza Hut - 3rd Floor, APM Mall, Wangfujing street, Beijing
- the worst service and rudest staff I have ever encountered at any restaurant in any city or country I have ever been to.
The staff are... more
As the name would suggest, 1001 Nights restaurant serves up a top range of middle eastern food. Some dishes are more successful that others. The falafels were a disaster but all of the kebabs were... more
There is one and only reason to go all over Beijing looking for Xiao Wang's, the Peking Duck. Trust me, the rest of the menu is good too, but just the smell of Peking Duck fresh from a wood burning... more
Seen here, my photo of the Starbucks in Beijing, just on the southern edge of Qianhai Lake. Love the traditional Chinese architectural design aesthetic of this Starbucks and I really enjoyed hanging... more
I don't normally advocate fast food but this KFC is so convenient that it's hard to say "no". In fact we saw it so often that we began to joke that this is the new Chinese cuisine. Literally in every... more
Hey, check it out?I This restaurant is the most beautiful and delicious korean restarurant that I've been. I really like it not only because of the great environment but also because of the delicious... more
"No smoking, no alcohol, no eggs, no meat" they say in their business cards. The restaurant is conveniantly located north of of the Dong Tang, the Eastern Cathedral, and not far from Wanfujing. The... more
great food and ambiance!
unfortunately, they didn't accept my visa gold card, or any other credit card i had - why? i have no idea! you have to try their boiled catfish in chilly oil! (that's how... more
A trendy restaurant that serves fusion cusine. We went there on a weekday for lunch. Nobody was there, we had to ring the door bell to enter. The place looked more like an art gallery than restaurant.... more
This is a perfect example of a tourist trap. I dont know how it was before but I've just been after reading these reviews and I have to say the place is shockingly expensive for absoloutly nothing.... more
This is a place that I have walked past many times before but have never had the opportunity to go into, due mainly to its high prices! It is situated at the bottom of The International Trade Centre... more
The Dazhaimen Restaurant of Family Bai will not only set you back considerably financially, but also in time. This spectacular garden in Qing dynasty style has been revamped as a restaurant, and not a... more
Few cities in the world besides Beijing have served as the political and cultural centre of an area as immense as China for so long. Described as "One of the world's great cities", Beijing has been an...