The success and popularity of the original Qianmen Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant in Beijing has led to different branches being opened around China. This restaurant has been around for more than 149 years, and has set the standard for roast duck. Their prestige is known worldwide, and many important heads of state have visited the restaurant. Some of their famous guests include former US President George W. Bush, Japanese Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu, and Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Address & Telephone Number: 32 Qianmen Street, Chongwen District, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 6511 2418
Haidilao Wangfujing is a traditional Chinese restaurant. Located in an upscale mall, this restaurant offers a unique experience. Hotpot cooking is a technique where a pot is left in the center of the table, and fresh ingredients are put into it and cooked right on the spot. This is the perfect place for a casual get together with friends, plus this meal will really warm you up on a cold night.
Address & Telephone Number: 8F Tianyingtai Dept Store, 88 Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District | Shopping Mall In88 – 8th Floor, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 5762 0153
This restaurant is great for a casual lunch or snack. Be sure to try their famous baozi (steamed buns). The baozi buns are extraordinarily popular, which makes this restaurant busy, so be prepared to wait in line to try these treats. The ambiance of the restaurant is traditional Chinese, so come here for an authentic experience.
Address & Telephone Number: No.24 Shuaifuyuan Hutong | (opposite the south gate of Wangfujing Department Store), Beijing, China. +1 86 10 6525 7314
Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant is considered on of the best places to get roast duck in Beijing. Their modern interior makes the atmosphere very sophisticated, and you’ll be amazed at the art of carving duck as the waiters cut the duck right at the table. Although known for their duck, be sure to try their other dishes as well. Their vegetable dishes perfectly complement the main meal.
Address & Telephone Number: DongChengQu WangFuJing DaJie 301Hao Jing Xin Lv DaSha LiuCeng, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 6528 8802
Laoshe Teahouse is one of the best and most famous teahouses in all of China. People come from all around the world to enjoy their large variety of teas and to also be a part of the traditional Chinese culture. The teahouse is decorated with lanterns hung from the ceiling and simple furnishings, just like a traditional teahouse. While at the teahouse, enjoy traditional performances, including handing drums, face changing, and kung fu.
Address & Telephone Number: Buliding 3, Zhengyang Market, Qianmenxi Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China. +1 86 106303 6830
Conveniently located near Tiananmen Square, Duyichu offers traditional Chinese fare at affordable prices. The ambiance of the restaurant is very traditional, and many locals frequent this restaurant. They are famous for their dumplings so be sure to try their traditional dumplings as well as other specialities like their crab dumplings.
Address & Telephone Number: 38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 6702 1555