Sunday, July 29, 2007

Beijing Restaurants

Beijing Restaurants

Beijing has over 50,000 restaurants. Recent winners of ‘That’s Beijing’ 2007 Reader awards include the following:

Da Dong Roast Duck (best Beijing duck)
Classy décor and great food – make reservations!
1) Building 3
Tuanjiehu Beikou
East Third Ring Road
(south east corner of Changhong Qiao)
Chao Yang District
Telephone: 65822892
Open 11 am to 10pm

2) Building 1 – 2,
Nanxincang Guoji Dasha,
A22 Dongsishitiao,
Dongcheng District
Telephone: 5169 0329
Open 11am to 11pm

Taj Pavilion (won best Indian restaurant)
1) 3/F Holiday Inn Lido,
Jiangtai Lu,
Shoudu Jichang Lu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6436 7678, 6437 6688 ext 3811
Open 11.30 – 2.30pm, 6 – 10.30pm

2) 1/F West Wing China World Shopping Mall
(next to KFC)
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6505 5866

Annie’s Café (won best Italian)
1) 16 Dongsanhuan Lu
(next to CD Jazz Club)
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6503 3871
Open 11am – 11pm

2) A1 Nongzhan Nanlu
(near west gate of Chaoyang Park)
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6591 1931
Open 11am – 11pm

3) West of Soho New Town
88 Jainguo Lu
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 8589 8366
Open 11am – 11pm

4) Jiuxianqiao
Jiangtai Lu
Shangye Jie
Chao Yang District
Telephone: 6436 3735

Hatsune (best Japanese)
2F Heqiao Building C
8A Guanghua Lu
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6581 3939
Open 11.30 – 2pm, 5.30 – 10pm

Han Na Shan
(Over 20 of these popular Korean BBQ restaurants can be found around Beijing)
8 Huayuan Donglu
(near Guo’an theatre)
Haidian District
Telephone: 8203 7888/6886
Open 10am – 11pm

Café Sambal (best Malaysian/Singaporean)
(bookings advised)
43 Doufuchi Hutong (east of Jiugulou Dajie)
Xicheng District
Telephone: 6400 4875
Open noon – midnight

Din Tai Fung (best Shanghai)
1) 24 Xinyuanxili Zhongjie
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6462 4502
Open Mon – Fri: 11.30 – 2.30pm, 5 – 10pm
Sat – Sun: 11am – 10pm

2) 6/F Shin Kong Place
China Central Place
87 Jianguo Lu
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6533 1536

South Beauty (best Sichuan)
Popular for spicy food and waitstaff
Found in many locations including:
1) 68 Anli Lu (near Olympic Park, Ya Yun Cun)
Sunshine Plaza
East door
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6495 1201
Open 11am – 10.30pm

2) Across from International Hotel
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6518 7603
Open 11am – 10pm

3) Kerry Centre Mall
North B1
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 8529 9458
Open 11am – 11pm

4) 3/F Pacific Century Place
Gongti Beilu
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6539 3502
Open 11am – 11pm

5) China World Shopping Centre
1 Jianguomenwai Dajie
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6505 0809
Open 11 am – 10pm

Purple Haze (best Thai)
Opposite the north gate of the Workers’ Stadium in the small alley behind the ICBC Bank,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6413 0899, 8774 6387
Open 11am – 1am

Red Rose (best Xinjiang)
7 Xingfu Yicun alley
(opposite Workers’ Stadium North Gate)
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6415 5741
Open 11am – 11pm

S’Silk Road (best Yunnan)
(Super hip restaurants opened by a Beijing based artist)
1) 2-3/F, North Building 4, (near Olympic park, Ya Yun Cun)
Area 2, Anhuili,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6481 3261
Open 12.30pm – midnight

2) 12 – 13, 19A Shichahai Qianhai Xiyan,
Xicheng District
Telephone: 6615 5515
Open noon – 10pm

3) 3/F, Building D,
Soho New Town,
88 Jianguo Lu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 85804286

Din Tai Fung (best Dim Sum)
(famous around the world for their delicious dumplings)
Open Mon – Fri 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5 – 10pm; Sat – Sun 11am – 10pm
1) 24 Xinyuanxili Zhongjie,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6462 4502

2) 6/F, Shin Kong Place,
China Central Place,
87 Jianguo Lu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6533 1536

The Tree (best Pizza)
43 Sanlitun Beijie (100 metres west of Sanlitun North Bar street, Youyi Youth Hostel, behind Poachers Inn)
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6415 1954
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Morel’s (best Steak)
(bookings advised)
1) Gongti Beilu,
Opposite Worker’s Gymnasium north gate
NW corner of Chunxiu Lu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6416 8802
Open Tue – Sun 11am – 2.30pm, 5.30 – 10.30pm

2) 1/F East Block,
27 Liangmaqiao Lu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6437 3939
Open Tue- Sun 11.30 – 2.30pm, 5.30 – 10.30pm

Pure Lotus
1) Inside Zhongguo Wenlianyuan,
10 Nongzhanguan Nanlu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6592 3627, 8703 6669
Open 11am – 11pm

2) 3/F Holiday Inn Lido,
Jiangtai Lu
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 8703 6668, 6437 6288
Open 9.30am – 10pm

Bellagio (best late – night dining)
(stunning shaved ice deserts)
1) 6 Gongti Xilu,
South of the Gongti 100 Bowling Alley,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6551 3533
Open 11am – 4am

2) 35 Xiaoyun Lu,
Beside Kiss Disco,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 8451 9988

3) 6/F Shin Kong Place,
87 Jian Guo Lu,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6530 5658

The Courtyard (best for a date)
95 Donghuamen Dajie,
(north of Donghuamen parking lot at the Forbidden City)
Dongcheng District
Telephone: 6526 8883
Open 6pm – 9.30pm

Aria (best wine selection)
2/F China World Hotel,
1 Jianguomenwai Dajie,
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6505 2266 ext38, 6505 3318
Open 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6 – 10pm, bar 11am – midnight

Alameda (best service, best restaurant)
Sanlitun Houjie (beside Nali Mall)
Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6417 8084
Open Mon – Sun noon – 3pm, 5 – 10.30pm

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