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Morel's Restaurant & Cafe

Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
French, Belgian, European
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ChaoYang District GongTi North Road 5 Building 1 Unit, Beijing, China
010-64168802
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Food

Morel's around for so many years and still has the best Mussles in town, also the crevettes are worth a trip to the small but nice restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
dh1313fr
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Hong Kong, China
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Beijing Region, China
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Used to be one of the best places in Beijing to get a steak - now its has been one disappointment after another. I'm not sure if it is the beef itself, or if stays frozen for too long, but the steaks recently have left a poor taste in my mouth. 8 years ago they used to be the only... More 

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Thank SuperjudgeCHINA
San Francisco, California
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181 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Had the 98¥ 3 course lunch. Also included 1 glass of house wine, draft beer, or soft drink. To finish, coffee or tea. This represents very good value in my opinion. The food was a bit of a throw back in time as is the decor. I started with ham stuffed with Russian salad that was plated with an abundance... More 

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Thank upstairsforthinking
Pechino
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

I read some review about this place, and I decide to try it. Big mistake! Never back here again! Spaghetti bolognese taste very bad...the acidity of the tomato sauce it was too high....the other dish( I forget the name) was looking as soup with kitchen but far away to be good. Please avoid to go in morel. Even the service... More 

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Thank Stefanomonte2001
Ningbo, China
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our family went to Morel's on our last day in Beijing, having had excellent Chinese food, but (as we live in China), wanting to try something foreign, but different. We didn't have high expectations--we just wanted some novelty--but we were all very impressed with the quality and service. The salads in particular were excellent, (and I'm picky about salads); the... More 

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Thank Mary W
Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Morel's around for so many years and still has the best Mussles in town, also the crevettes are worth a trip to the small but nice restaurant.

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Thank dh1313fr
Shanghai Region, China
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I thought entering a country side restaurant in Belgium a couple of decades ago when coming to Morel. Must say, the food is good. We had steak tartare, mussels, black pudding, etc and all delivered. Food is surprisingly authentic and service is ok.

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Thank 19261977
Salem, Oregon
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

While it may not be as good as it used to be I still love Morel's. Comfortable atmosphere and always good quality food make it a must every time I'm in Beijing. Pot of mussels and a bottle (or 2) of Rochefort and I'm a very happy traveler. Thanks!

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Thank cclark72
Xiangyang, China
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Nice place for typical food and very nice portions we had endives and meatballs all perfect Desser wafels, a delight

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Thank EricYanan
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Visited with some old Chinese friends and had a very good meal at a reasonable price. We started with mussels and fries followed by an excellent steak perfectly cooked washed with a good red house wine. This was followed by Belgium waffles and fruit could not fault a thing

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Thank Philip A
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123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

For the quality, decently priced. A long established family business, the owner is a professional chef from Europe. Cosy atmosphere and friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ChaoYang District GongTi North Road 5 Building 1 Unit, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: 010-64168802

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Belgian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?