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Dali Courtyard

67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng (Closed Over Chinese New Year), Beijing, China (Houhai)
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Ranked #24 of 9,397 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Yunnan
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Houhai
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Royston, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Set in a traditional Huron courtyard, covered. There seemed to be more tables in separate area. The food was exceptional, although only a couple of the dishes were unique to the Huton, the rest more common Chinese fare. Fully enjoyed it all.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Our experience this year was nowhere near as good as last year's. Yes, the courtyard is very pretty, and the food tastes fine. But last year the food was spectacular, very imaginative, beautifully presented and much more varied, with exciting flavours. This year there was a salad and three other vegetable dishes (one of pretty tasteless and very greasy fried... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you like a nice dinner outside this is the place, you will forget that you are in one of the biggest city in the world. Nice courtyard setting, very pleasant atmosphere, nice music, nice lights. I have been there many times and still going there from time to time, the food is good but it could be better considering... More

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Yunnan food - we all know what that is, right? Yeah, ok, maybe not. So grab your GPS, compass, tuning fork, whatever you need to navigate to this place and step inside their AMAZEBALLS courtyard - with the difference being you don't have to order a damn thing. Ssshhhh, just let it happen. If you're a party of 4 to... More

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Beijing, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Not easy to find. Look for the Red Lanterns! Worth the effort to locate the Restaurant. Simple outdoor courtyard setting. They ask what you do not eat and based on this out comes a large and plentiful supply of Yunnan style Chinese food! Will be back for sure with visitors as a unique experience.

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Shanghai, China
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you looking for an really cosy restaurant at the Beijing Hutong´s, I can recommend you this Yunnan Restaurant. It its quite hard to find, but once you there you can not imagine how nice the courtyard is. Every evening there have a Set Menu, includes 9 dishes f.e. Fish, Shrimps, Vegetable, Salat, Beef, Chicken. You can add some more... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is VERY hard to find, but if you can do that, what a treat. This is NOT your typical Chinese food, but really lovely. It is a set menu you can't actually choose. We had some great fish, shrimp, and chicken and all kinds of lovey side dishes. This restaurant is very reasonable given the atmosphere and the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Dinner time was packed, reservation compulsory. This is a non menu restaurant, Yunan food, is a lovely mix between Chinese and Thai (IMHO) they serve several dishes. recommended

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Paris, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Well. Stop thinking of it as a signature yunnanese restaurant but more as a local Chinese fast food for tourists and expats in a very nice place. Our night : you are sitted in the very nice courtyard, order your drinks, and the menu start to appear in a second. You receive the 7 plates in less than 10 minutes.... More

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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very nice hidden courtyard, pleasant service, but the food for me was just OK. The set menu, in my opinion is a bit overpriced.

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