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$15 - $30
International, Asian
Lunch, Breakfast
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Reviewed January 6, 2020

The Schoolhouse, and the entire village, is a remarkable achievement to be shared, enjoyed and appreciated by all. The actual restaurant was among the very first to use local, farm raised produce, prepared in a sustainable manner. There are delicious options fro salads to main...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Well after a long climb to the Mutianyu section of the great wall you are all cheesed up. you spent some 1 to 2 hours walking climbing etc to finish that wonderful experience. Then all you need is to sit relax and have a nice...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

I read here this was one of the best restaurants near Mutianyu . Honestly, i was disspointed. The people there is kind. However ,they took more than twenty minutes to bring us the order. I ordered the duck leg (rmb 119) but it looked like...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2018

One of the best and most relaxing weekends i had in a long time. Close that it did not happen but thanks to Raj at the Brickyard we managed to stay in the "hear desire villa" as we planned from the beginning. The villa is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This setting is unique and spa-like, probably due to the adjacent inn. The menu is a wonderful mix of Asian and western; the curry chicken was one of the best meals I had in China and the brownie was a delicious treat, but everything smelled...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed February 11, 2018

great place to eat, chinese food that is very tasty , moderately priced, if you leave hungry, it’s your own fault

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This is a great place to stop off, especially of you have a group visiting the Great Wall. Food is locally sourced, good quality and very tasty. I have also used the sister property - The Brick Yard that is nearby, that is also very...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed December 1, 2017

This is the best part of the Great wall and the food is amazing. A good burger after an overdose of traditional local food was just what we needed. The theme, location and layout of the restaurant is great. There is a certain picnic vibe...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed October 20, 2017

After a fantastic walk along the Great wall at Mutianyu in lovely winter weather, our driver brought us here for lunch. We had stew pork with chestnut, mushroom risotto with duck confit and minestrone soup. Herbal bread was complimentary. This place is simply renovated and...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Reviewed October 11, 2017

we actually went to the sister location at the Brickworks Hotel for lunch. It was in the country side and a lovely quiet location. The food was great - I had the chicken curry and my husband the burger. Large protions and delicious

Date of visit: September 2017
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November 6, 2019|
Response from jimatmutianyu | Property representative |
Julie, The Schoolhouse is not operating an a la carte restaurant. I am ware that you have reached out to our hotel, Brickyard Retreat and I hope our team has provided you with a clear answer. Kind regards, Jim Spear, Partner
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August 14, 2016|
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Response from Matt V | Reviewed this property |
i did not see many vegetarian options but if you have a guide who can call ahead they may be able to accommodate you. They have many delicious local fish options.
May 19, 2016|
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Response from jimatmutianyu | Property representative |
Dear HawaiiKai, Hi I'm Jim Spear, founder of The Schoolhouse. Our website is correct. Although we're not serving a la carte there now, we'd welcome you to try the Lodge in our nearby boutique retreat, the Brickyard, which... More
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