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Beijing Restaurant, Durbanville

26 Oxford Street, Durbanville, South Africa
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Ranked #22 of 48 Restaurants in Durbanville
Cuisines: Chinese
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Description: No fancy decorations, no frills, just an unforgettable authentic Chinese experience. Never be in a hurry when dining here, the matre'd / waitress / chef / owner is all one person, and she takes her time to do everything properly.
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English first
Cape Town
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We went to Beijing before it closed down. I have ordered the sweet and sour chicken that was mainly pieces of raw carrots and cucumber with tiny strips of chicken. The cherry lamb did not impress. My husband have worked and lived in China for 3 years definitely not authentic Chinese Cuisine.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Really enjoyed the food, and truly the best I have ever tasted. Great personalised service. Unfortunately they are closing at the end of October'13 due to an expiring lease - what a shame...just discovered this gem!

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Durbanville, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Situated in Oxford Street is this old Victorian style house, with a quaint restaurant. If you're looking for real Chinese food, table settings and atmosphere then this is the place to go. The food was excellent and even though it took a while, the wait was worth it.

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Cape Town
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Beijing are consistently good with authentic Chinese food. As with most Chinese restaurants the decor in not much inspiring, but the owner hosts are always helpful and passionate despite sometimes some language barriers. But this all makes the experience so much better as you are sure it is not chinese style food. The set menus are great and the portions... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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170 reviews 170 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

This is a must stop for anyone who enjoys "Chinese" Chinese food and not the westernised version that most are familiar with. Soon, the owner is an absolute gem and must be kept in check, otherwise the food will just keep on coming. The Peking Duck and the Sweet and Sour Pork are the worlds best, ever!!!! Do not be... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The food at Beijing restaurant is true to label - having traveled through China I can honestly say that this is as authentic as you can find without actually going to China. Most often in the western world "Chinese" style food is mainly of Hong Kong cuisine and very seldom represents the variety of food available in the greater China.... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

It has been some years since we were there last. The quality of the food and the excellent value has not changed. We chose the traditional set menu for 5 people and were served a total of 14 dishes including the noodles, rices, etc. All for less than $12 per head. They were struggling a bit with only the owner... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and the food is really good! The family is great and although the decor is somewhat shabby, the whole experience is special. They also do special functions. Please note that the picture on this site is of another restaurant in Durbanville, but do not let this worry you...

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Cape Town
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012 via mobile

Authentic, tasty, best Chinese food around!! Really simple setting but you will be pleasantly surprised...

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19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

This restaurant may be off-putting at first glance - shabby decor and strange layout, but what a pleasant surprise! The family who run the place cook with passion and love their guests - even give birthday presents to the regulars. The food is the BEST chinese food around - a huge variety of dishes including cherry chicken and one can... More

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Address: 26 Oxford Street, Durbanville, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Durbanville
Cuisine: Chinese

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