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Dali Courtyard

$$ - $$$Chinese, Asian,
67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
+86 10 8404 1430
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fixed menu” (20 reviews)
“tofu” (14 reviews)
“prix fixe” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Yunnan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quaint restaurant in a hutong area near the forbidden city. You tell them how many are in your party and the chef chooses dishes. The portions were good. The selection was excellent. We asked for light on the seafood and they easily accommodated. A little...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CynthiaL1963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a bit hidden, but once found it's hard to leave. They cook en present great Chinese dishes with finest ingredients and subtle tastes. The concept is that they serve you a full menu at the chefs choice. It comes in small portions, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MaxM655
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We came for lunch as a good friend had eaten her many years ago, and told us it was a must visit! We were in the neighborhood walking by, so we dropped in for lunch. The restaurant is the hutong area, which is a great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LosAngeles5967
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Dali Courtyard offers a good, reasonably priced, set-menu, multi-course meal of Yunnanese style food, and at night has a sort of secret-garden charm to it, with simple, elegant, indoor dining rooms looking out on an enchantingly lit courtyard (which, in the warmer months, also has...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark N
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Good food for a western taste in Beijing. Fixed menu, including meat, chicken and fish. A little pricey for what is offered (160RMB/p). Good atmosphere, though.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PeixeBH
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Not much to look at from the outside, but as you walk in it’s absolutely beautiful setting. The food wasn’t at all upto scratch for the price you pay!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bally_KAS
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Lovely 'secret' setting down a narrow Hutong located in a lovely outside courtyard. Friendly welcoming staff, delicious slightly spicy fresh cooking - fixed menu but plenty of variety - chicken, beef and fish served with salads and vegetables (and a vegetarian option is available). Great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JohnWilliams_11
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

No not for me. Food was ok. Restaurant was full but food wAs pretty bad. It felt like canteen food. Fish tasted moldy. Cold noodles not my dish. Absolutely no choice everyone gets the same dishes unlovingly served. All young happy people around me i...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yvonneka187
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The price very high but very poor service, very small amount dish, very terrible experience for this time. Not worth to the price at all!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 839,379,518
Reviewed July 25, 2018

If you are a foodie, this is the place for you. Anthony Bourdain would check this place out. Da Li is in south china and the cuisine is probably a mix of Cantonese, mildly spicy Sichuan and some Vietnamese. But it doesn't matter as there...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Paul J
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from perfectstranger1962 | Reviewed this property |
You can sit inside. I visited in May - it was lovely sitting in the courtyard!! Perhaps it will be much hotter now. Maybe your hotel can advise you better.
October 7, 2016|
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Response from Jojofufu | Reviewed this property |
It's should not be too cold. They have something to keep you warm though
August 18, 2016|
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Response from Handemonium | Reviewed this property |
They do and you don't have to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighborhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 8404 1430
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