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25 Best Beijing Restaurants to Dine At

Beijing’s diversified and tasty food ranks the city as one of the top gastronomy places in China.

Temple Restaurant

Contemporary European cuisine served in a lovingly restored 600 year-old temple. Managed by ex-Boulud marvel Ignace Lecleir.

Fratelli Fresh

There are many Italian restaurants here that do excellent authentic and traditional Italian cuisine; in fact Beijing seems to be over-run with them. Once in a while you come across a restaurant that challenges your notions about cooking, and that is Fratelli Fresh.

Din Tai Fung (Yuyang)

Din Tai Fung is a restaurant originating in Taiwan, specialising in xiaolongbao (soup dumplings).

Garden At LamaTemple

Serve simple homemade dishes, The recipes of those food from experienced Chinese house-wives, we buy cooking ingredients from the morning market everyday.




Contemporary European cuisine served in a lovingly restored 600 year-old temple. Managed by ex-Boulud marvel Ignace Lecleir.

Black Sesame Kitchen

Located in an elegant courtyard near the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park.

Taste - The Delights of Yunnan Flavor 忒食

Located at a nondescript alley where only 1 car can pass through at a time, it is easy to miss this restaurant. After a talk with the owner/ chef, we discovered that all the key ingredients are imported from Yunnan (her home town). Although there is an extensive menu, availability of the dishes are dependant on which fresh produce is in her kitchen daily.

Lunch at Lost Heaven

Lost Heaven is one of Beijing's most talked about restaurants with an eclectic menu to match the stylish design. Opened in May last year, Lost Heaven occupies a prestgious location in Ch'ien Men 23, a refined lifestyle complex housing high end stores such as Patek Philippe and Johnnie Walker House, the renowned Maison Boulud, an art gallery and theatre.

First Glance: Bottega, Sanlitun

Bottega is the latest eatery to enter the fray that is Beijing's crowded pizza market. Specializing in Neapolitan style pizzas (think a thinner, chewier base, cooked quickly at a high temperature with fewer toppings), in the kitchen are brothers Daniele and Paulo Salvo (the "Fratelli Salvo"), who have previously worked with La Pizza and Matta.

Sunflower Hutong Kitchen

Sunflower Hutong Kitchen brings Asian infusion to Beijing. With our unique twist on Chinese food, you're sure to find a dish that you'll love & enjoy the cooking experience with us. We start with only the freshest ingredients to stir fry delicious melodies of tastes and colors that are sure to delight the senses.

Jingzun Peking Duck Restaurant 京尊烤鸭

Good service restaurant and the overall standard on everything is high.

Restaurant Bleu Marine

Main focus are French and Scandinavian cousine: Salads, Steak, seafood, smorrebrod and delicius deserts. Everything is homemade.

Da Dong Roast Duck 北京大董烤鸭店

Selling itself on the claim that its birds (RMB 198 per whole duck) are leaner than those of other roast duck joints, Da Dong's two classy branches more or less bookend the 2km strip between Changhong Qiao and Dongsishitiao.

Hai Di Lao Hot Pot Restaurant

It used to be that this traditional dish was eaten only in winter, however, hot pot has become quite a popular phenomenon in Chinese cuisine and is eaten for lunch or dinner anytime of the year.

BeiJing Dadong Roast Duck (JinBao Hui)

Fancy restaurant with impeccable service and wonderful plating.

Mr. Shi's Dumplings Restaurant

Famous Hutong dumpling establishment popular with foreign visitors to the city.




Ultra creative avant-garde dish designs. Innovative concepts for restaurants and bars around the world.

Made in China

An open-kitchen restaurant specializing in Beijing cuisine, located inside one of the city's major hotels. All the local street food is served here, except that it's guaranteed fresh and elegantly presented.

Duck de Chine

Duck de Chine is Beijing’s most stylish, most innovative duck restaurant featuring China's first Bollinger Champagne Bar. Duck de Chine does not compromise traditional renditions of Beijing duck, but adds the best French-style duck dishes to the menu… all washed down by the best beverage accompaniment, Bolli!Du

功德林 Gong De Lin Vegetarian Cuisine

Gong De Lin is a famous veggie restaurant chain. The first Gong De Lin was founded in the city of Hangzhou on April 8, 1922. It is a leading vegetarian restaurant well-known for the shape of meat dishes – each veggie dish has its own meat name and taste. All dishes are meticulously selected and artistically presented. The famous dished include crab meat and bean curd, sweet and sour port ribs, and etc.




Susu is a Vietnamese restaurant situated in Beijing. The restaurant is set within a renovated old courtyard home and named for a squash.

Capital M

Capital M offers diners an unforgettable combination of delicious, simply good food that is a collection of classics and nostalgic favourites; an iconic view of Beijing; a stunning ambience and warm service. Located on what has been Beijing's most celebrated shopping street for over 600 years - Qianmen Street - Capital M is perfectly positioned for a breathtaking view of the city's heart. Whether from our terrace or our gorgeous interior, diners enjoy a view that unfolds from the Forbidden City to Qianmen Gate, including Tian'anmen Square.

Welcome to The Bookworm China | 欢迎来到老书虫中国

A bookshop, library, bar, restaurant and events space, now with four locations in three cities - Beijing, Suzhou and Chengdu.

Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant

Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant was founded in 1864. It has a history of 149 years. As an old and famous roast duck restaurant, Quanjude Roast Duck is almost the synonym of Beijing Roast Duck.

Ganges Indian Restaurant - Delicious and authentic Indian food

Four beautifully decorated restaurants in Beijing serving delicious, authentic Indian food at an affordable price.