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Morel's Restaurant & Cafe

Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
Belgian, French
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ChaoYang District GongTi North Road 5 Building 1 Unit, Beijing, China
010-64168802
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Unusual offerings in delightful surroundings

Hubby loved the rabbit stew with a really great sauce. the beef bourgognon is authentic and delicious. food and wine very reasonably priced. Owners involved and very friendly. We've been coming back for 5 years whenever in Beijing and are always pleased.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
Margovince
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Cape Coral, Fl.
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Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cape Coral, Fl.
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Hubby loved the rabbit stew with a really great sauce. the beef bourgognon is authentic and delicious. food and wine very reasonably priced. Owners involved and very friendly. We've been coming back for 5 years whenever in Beijing and are always pleased.

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Beijing
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Fantastic "Moules & Frites" , fantastic Peppersteak cooked the way I have ordered it, great selection of Premium Belgium Beers, French wines at reasonable prices, what more can one want? A traditional European / Belgium place to invite friends or business partners alike and you won't be disappointed! Great spot and close to nightlife spots in Sanlitun area.

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Valencia, Spain
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is mythical and a legend in Beiijng. I went to this restaurant for the first time around 10 years ago and I loved it. Now it´s the same great taste and excellent quality of the ingredients. A place to eat authentic Belgian food with very good prices. Everything in the menu it´s so good and the service is... More 

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Wirral
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

An excellent range of Belgian beers, and food reminescent of Belgium too. As a long time worker and resident in Belgium, I have tried quite a few beers and restauarnts, so what a great surprise to find Morel's in Beijing. Don't know if it had outside seating or views, as it was a cold and dark January evening! We were... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

When I was lost, tired and hungry didn't fancy an overpriced trendy western eatery in a glitzy shopping mall I fell in to this place and it was a bit of comfort food after one or two bowls of noodles too many ( don't get me wrong I love beijing food but I was sick as well as being tired... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I have been to Morel's several times and have never been disappointed. The key food attractions for me are the Morel's salad, the soup of the day, and the mussels. And, of course, the Trappist beer selection! Morel's carries every Trappist beer, except Westvleteren (which is only sold at the abbey store). Always make a reservation because it can fill... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Nice and cozy place. A bit sparse in the interior but that can in Beijing be seen as an advantage. But the interior can be a bit noisy. The mussels is as stated in other reviews one of the key attractions here, and usually it is fresh and perfect - but a single time the mussels were not fresh (getting... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I have been living in Beijing for 12 years and have dined at Morel's probably twice a year. One thing is for sure: it has gone down a lot since it's beginnings. There is 1 dish which keeps the place alive - mussles, for those who like it and who dare to eat it in China. The rest is very... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Excellent Belgian restaurant with a wide selection of imported beer. Can warmly recommend the sausage with mashed potaoes for cold winter days in Beijing

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Frankfurt, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

A small and cosy Belgian-themed restaurant situated across the road from the North Gate of the Workers' Stadium. The menu is well sized with a good variety and there is a very good selection of beers and wines. The steaks are delicious and very reasonably priced. The interior design conjures up memories of sitting in French bistros. The service was... More 

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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: Belgian, French
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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