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Xuxiangzhai Vegan Restaurant

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Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
Vegan
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No. 26-1A, Guozijian Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100013, China
010-64046568
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best vegetarian restaurant

If you are a meat-eater, then you must go here to see what vegetarian food can be. Be early for the lunch buffet because it's very popular.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you are a meat-eater, then you must go here to see what vegetarian food can be. Be early for the lunch buffet because it's very popular.

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Vienna, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We went for lunch and it was a large buffet with many vegetarian dishes. At lunch it was very popular and we had to wait a moment to get a table. A nice assortment of foods with many tofu "meats." No complaints. My review might be higher if I wasn't a carnivore at heart. Great variety however for my husband,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went for lunch and really enjoyed the buffet. There was an amazing variety of dishes with desert as well as mains. You would be hard-pressed if you couldn't find something you liked here. One tip, get there early. The food was not quite as hot as we would have liked it.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This largely vegetarian restaurant is located almost opposite the Confucius Temple. We stopped here for lunch after seeing the Lama and Confucius Temples. It is a large restaurant but was packed at lunchtime and we had about a ten minute wait for seats. The meal was buffet style and relatively inexpensive. There were a number of vegetable, salad, rice and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Overall I'm happy with my experience at this place. I usually try to avoid spending too much at restaurants and this place is a great value. The buffet offers mostly imitation meats made of wheat and soy, including beef, pork, chicken, fish, even recreating sushi sashimi and pepperoni pizza. There are some non "meat " veggie dishes as well, and... More 

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Beijing Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Cheap (¥68pp), cheerful, tasty, plenty of choice for vegans too. The evening buffet (after 5.30pm) is quieter than lunch. It is Buddhist so don't expect alcohol.

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Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I really like meat, so I seldom eat in vegetarian restaurants, but this one, close to the Confucius temple in Beijing, seemed special when we passed it. And it is. You pay about 70 yuan in advance, and then a wonderful buffet is waiting for you. Choice is plentiful, with even some mock chicken and beef dishes. All sorts of... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is a huge buffet style restaurant near a big temple. There are a lot of choices. If you are vegetarian and worry in other restaurants what you might get, come here, as you can see it and all is vegan. This is a huge place in the middle of small Beijing Hutongs, you pay flat rate for buffet of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

As non-Mandarin speaking veggies, we were worried about eating in China so I did a bit of research on Trip Advisor & it appears that there are more veggie restaurants in China than England! Every town seems to have at least one, often as part of a Buddhist Temple complex. We found this restaurant on our first night in China... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This has got to have been the best veggie/vegan restaurant I have ever visited. The price of roughly 70 yuan for an all you can eat buffet (drinks, dessert, coffee included) is great value. There is more choice than any vegetarian buffet/restaurant I have been to. The food is of great quality, mostly Eastern but with a few Western dishes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No. 26-1A, Guozijian Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100013, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: 010-64046568

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: Vegan

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