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1949 The Hidden City (Sanlitun)

Gallery 49 Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Beijing, China
+86 10 6501 8881
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peking duck” (41 reviews)
“noodles” (7 reviews)
“pancakes” (6 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, International
Gallery 49 Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went as we had read all the reviews and the hotel recommended it. Sub par food and average duck. Poor service. Total tourist trap. Expensive too....

Thank s s
Reviewed July 8, 2018

If you are going to go through all the trouble of going to Beijing to have Peking Duck, why bother standing in line for 2 hours to go to one of the 4 or 5 joints that claim to be the originators of this fabulous...More

Thank ErikLaykin
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The quality of their dishes is consistently good. Atmosphere is quiet and decor is lovely. Service is also attentive. A great place to bring friends or visitors! Price is on the high side.

Thank BJChin
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

No one answers the phone and the recording says it is no longer in service. I have been here many times in the past and it was always very good. Such a pity. It’s Sister restaurant in sanlitun is under renovation.

Thank ColeTraveler999
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Very good food and atmosphere. Highly recommended for Chinese food and especially Peking Duck. Need to make reservations early during holidays and weekends.

Thank Sreejan C
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a one of a kind restaurant to have Peking Duck in Beijing. It is in a very quaint setting that required going through an art gallery and a courtyard of sculptures. The atmosphere is very relaxing, like a large house. Service is excellent....More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

The most famous Beijing duck restaurant but definitely not the best one. There are many places better than here. Moreover, the prices are 2-3 times higher than it should be.

Thank Bgr_AO
Reviewed November 9, 2017

As you enter this restaurant you feel the atmosphere of this well known hotel. The must hve is the Beijing Imperial Duck which whilst not cheap is a particularly good example. It is served at your table, accompanied by a theatrical strike of a gong-...More

Thank Amerdav
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

The duck is outstanding so is the place. Is not cheap if you choose to go away from the duck. Keep it simpleMore

Thank peteleite
Elite-concepts, Manager at 1949 The Hidden City (Sanlitun), responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Dear Mr. Erin, Re: Complaint against Duck de Chine Thank you for your feedback to us. We apologize for bringing you an unhappy evening. Please accept our sincere apology for that case happen in dinner, we understand that guest is always right and we should...More

Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We were super excited to visit this restaurant, as we've read amazing reviews! We stopped by the JingA brewery and hung out there an hour before our reservation at the Peking duck restaurant. We arrived at the restaurant 10 minutes before our reservation and were...More

Thank erin855
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September 30, 2015|
Response from blujas |
We live in Beijing for close to 15 years now. Duck de Chine is our favorite restaurant to bring guests from overseas since the quality of foods is high and the presentation is impressive. The wine list is also good. However... More
September 28, 2015|
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Response from puukinkku | Reviewed this property |
The one to book at is called Duck de Chine, and as a regular visitor to Beijing it is the one place I always find time to fit into my itinerary because it is so good. Great surroundings and atmosphere in the restaurant, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gallery 49 Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6501 8881
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