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No.2 Qianmen Street, Pedestrian Area, Beijing 196135, China (Chongwenmen)
010-67022727
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Ranked #85 of 9,457 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $134
Cuisines: International
Neighborhood: Chongwenmen
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Beijing, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Beijing, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Read a lot of good reviews about this restaurant and too be frank the view from the restaurant is great and the ambience is very good as well. But for the money which we have to spend, the food and service was very average.

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Milan, Italy
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Location is not wonderful, but view from restaurant terrace is very nice. Food is very good, but maybe too fusion and too complicate, and a little bit to expensive. Champagne selection is limited and very expensive. The atmosphere is refined, but a little bit cold. Service is fair.

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Marina del Rey, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a little trouble finding this place, but we are glad that we did! This is a beautifully decorated restaurant that feels very European. The menu however is a completely unexpected mixture of fares ranging from French to African. The wine list is also very diverse. We started off with a bottle of rosé and the mezze platter which... More

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Newport Beach, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The restaurant is beautiful. I absolutely loved it. However, the service leaves much to be improved. The servers were not attentive and kept on forgetting things we asked for. The food was ok. It wasn't bad but for the reputation of this place I expected better.

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Beijing
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

On a clear day sit outside on the terrace of this excellent restaurant, tea and coffee place. Afternoon teas with scones and clotted cream will bring you back to Devonshire taste. Fantastic location over the roofs south of Tian an men.

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indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Food and experience very disappointing - Pork was stringy and tough, lamb was tough, waiters were poorly trained and didnt give attention, requested ice water and was given glass of warm water had to ask for ice, no music for outside tables - no atmosphere despite being just behind qianmen which is very pretty - very disappointing experience - wouldnt... More

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Beijing, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This restaurant has a interesting location on the border of the the fake-old Qianmen district and imposing Qianmen Gate / Tienanmen Square. The art-deco inspired decoration and soft lighting makes for a stylish but relaxing ambiance. THE GOOD: - The dessert is this restaurant's strongest course. Capital M is justifiably known for its light and fluffy Pavlova and its other... More

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Beijing, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Went there for Sunday brunch - service is not top notch but they have been attentive and polite Food is great! The big weekend fry is particularly impressive. I like my yogurt with fresh fruit too! Ambience is unbeatable! I mean I don't really want to go somewhere which is too formal and makes me feel uneasy on a Sunday... More

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My husband and I were looking for a place to have a drink and relax. We did NOT have the food here, but drinks were very good. Service was great. And surprisingly, not over-priced like Houhai area in Beijing! We were seated on the terrace. It had a nice view of Qianmen. I got the sense it was a comfortable... More

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Additional Information about Capital M

Address: No.2 Qianmen Street, Pedestrian Area, Beijing 196135, China
Phone Number: 010-67022727
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Chongwenmen
Average Prices: USD 0 - 134
Cuisine: International

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