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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 good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peking duck” (39 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
“dim sum” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, International
Gallery 49 Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great dining experience. Had Peking Duck for the first time. Not a fan of duck but this was outstanding. Super delish. Also had the deep fried chicken with lemon sauce . . .soooo tangy and tasty! Loved it. The wine list seemed a little limited...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon walking into the garden we were already impressed with the serene artistic expression of the art collections. We walk into a large spacious art gallery area that opens into the courtyard before entering the restaurants at its garden that offers both indoor and outdoor...More

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

This place is good in both food and environment. The duck skin is baked in real fire. One of the best duck in bj. There are also sim sum in HK style. The XO sauce is extremely good. Recommend to buy one and take away....More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice for a Beijing duck dinner . Taste is very good service too. Tables are not so close one to the other and that creates good privacy. Value for money

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

Our hotel directed us to Da Dong for Peking duck. We arrived there and were very intimidated, to be honest. The menu was a phone book and we were ignored for about a half hour. So we up and left and found our way to...More

Thank Michigantravelers7
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Without a question, among the best duck in china...and you will pay for it also. 1949 isn't a chinese restaurant experience as the atmosphere is chic and romantic. I have been here 5 times in the past 8 years and it has never missed but...More

Thank ColeTraveler999
Reviewed May 1, 2017

You enter a very modern exterior courtyard into a beautiful traditional Chines architecture. Lovely works of art on display. Excellent service and delicious food. All the servers speak enough English to be helpful. We had our whole family, party of 6, and had an unforgettable...More

Thank barmac36
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

The Hidden City - 1949 is a very nice Beijing Duck restaurant which is frequented by local and foreign people in the same way. Food is very good but expensive at the same time. A bottle of Pinot Noir and dishes for three persons ended...More

Thank 9999Trip
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Worth for the Dim sum lunch. The duck and other dishes are good, suitable for a work meeting or a special celebration, but really overpriced for what you get. Bathroom is in the basement (not suitable if you're senior or disabled)

Thank shianlee
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

As indicated by many reviews, the prices are very high and the food is excellent but I wasn't expecting to be cheated so I am giving them a one star rating. The first instance was as we sat down the waiter asked if we wanted...More

Thank David W
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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 kmcpdavis | Reviewed this property |
My son has worked in Beijing for the past 2 years and when we last visited, he recommended this Restaurant as the best he has been to for Peking Duck. It is in an expat area, so prices are high for Beijing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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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