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Capital M

#83 of 9,494 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Chongwenmen
International
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No.2 Qianmen Street, Pedestrian Area, Beijing 196135, China
010-67022727
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 160
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
European style in Beijing

Beautiful location. Wonderful decor. Subprime service. Good food. Not more than good. It misses a bit to be perfect. We expected it to be unique and it was only good. Prices are posted on the web so no surprises. It is quite expensive. The experience as a whole was positive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
hemish1
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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344 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location. Wonderful decor. Subprime service. Good food. Not more than good. It misses a bit to be perfect. We expected it to be unique and it was only good. Prices are posted on the web so no surprises. It is quite expensive. The experience as a whole was positive.

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Beijing, China
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Looking over Qianmen and Tiananmen Square in Beijing this top-notch restaurant offers both excellent food and service. Of course not a budget option but if you are in for a treat or lovely date this is the place to be. (Especially compared to the much more expensive offerings of famous Hotel Branches) I am always more than happy with the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I went with 4 friend to experience their Brunch on a sunday which was very busy and clearly popular. What was most enjoyable was the service and the views are amazing over the Tiananmen Square. I had some smoked salmon which was a tiny portion but nevertheless tasty. My main course was the mixed grill which was a good portion... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Stunning setting, the lights of key sights twinkle in the background in this arty, designerish restaurant. Menu takes some reading and whets the appetite and the food is exquisitely presented and equally delicious. Service is attentive and friendly. All in all a thoroughly enjoyable experience and highly recommended.

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

I had dinner here with my wife in January and checked it out as it was ranked one of the top spots according to CNN. The location was nice and views at night were spectacular. I can imagine the summers outside having drinks overlooking the square must be nice. The food was okay at best but the wine was on... More 

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Beijing, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great restaurant, excellent location, great food and service. My favorite place in Beijing for either business or friends. I take the CEO here often.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We tried this place because it was highly recommended and close to our hotel. The food was very good. We ordered the tasting menu with paired wine. Found a new chardonnay that we love! Service was outstanding (despite what some other reviews said).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

OK truth is, it was my fifth day on the wrong side of the clock and jet lag was kicking in so I can't remember much about the atmosphere. I do recall some eclectic artwork. The food however was very good. And if I recall the Iced Tea was particularly good. We had a large party, which was easily accommodated... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food was not great, it was just okey food, but the service was terrible. The waitresses were nice at first, but after making simple requests like can I see the menu again, they started getting angry, so I can't order more? The attitudes of the waitresses really killed the whole night.

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Capital M has a big name in Beijing; because of the view, the atmosphere and the food. We had a very pleasant lunch with a group of 16 ladies. Good interior, a little bit a pity we could not sit at 1 big table, we split up, so I did not meet half of the group...Capital M has a 'set... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No.2 Qianmen Street, Pedestrian Area, Beijing 196135, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Chongwenmen
  • Neighborhood: Chongwenmen
  • Phone Number: 010-67022727

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 134
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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