Qianmen Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant
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
Lost Heaven Beijing
Not far from Tiananmen Square lies Lost Heaven Beijing, which serves traditional Yunnan food. The menu has both English and Chinese descriptions as well as pictures to help visitors order. The traditional Asian décor and ambiance of the restaurant makes this a special treat. Their extensive list of original cocktails perfectly complements their menu options.
Address & Telephone Number: No.23, Qian Men Dong Da Jie, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 8403 5465
Suzuki Kitchen offers traditional Japanese food at affordable prices. The aesthetic of the restaurant is simple and basic, and this laid back attitude is accentuated by the no nonsense wood interior. The restaurant has a homely feel, and you’ll feel right at home in it.
Address & Telephone Number: 77 Xiaoju’er Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 6403 1518
Whether sitting indoors or on the outdoor patio, Capital M has incredible views of Beijing. The fantastic view spans from the Forbidden City to Qianmen Gate, and includes views of Tianamen Square. The restaurant offers award winning modern European cuisine – look out for seasonal specials and local ingredients, and be sure to visit for their weekend brunch and afternoon tea.
Address & Telephone Number: 3/F, No.2 Qianmen Pedestrian Street, Beijing, China. +1 86 10 6702 2727
Haidilao Wangfujing Branch
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.
This is a great restaurant for English speaking visitors. South Beauty’s menu includes pictures and descriptions in English. Although the restaurant attracts more tourists nowadays, the quality of their meals has stayed perfectly consistent. Their food is truly authentic Sichuan, so the food is very spicy. The portion sizes here are very generous, so be prepared to share with friends or family, and international wine list perfectly accompanies their food.
Address & Telephone Number: No.1 Dongchang’an Street,Dongcheng District( No.BB88 B1 Dongfang Square), Beijing, China. +1 86 10 8518 6971
Gao Bu Li
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.
Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant WangFuJing
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