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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” (42 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 1 week ago

The food was absolute perfection and the service and overall atmosphere was extremely calm and welcoming

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice dinner here. Ordered a variety of dishes. All very good. Duck was of course part of it. It didn’t disappoint. All in all, a very safe bet for tourists / foreigners. Prices are on the higher side.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MexBel
Reviewed November 5, 2018

A very nice duck restaurant, elegant, observant waiters. Food was very good - but: the Peking Duck came after only 10 minurtes, we had just started the first two dishes. The cook did not celebrate the duck, simply started cutting it up and putting it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed August 11, 2018 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....

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SS10972
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: September 2017
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
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.

Date of visit: February 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Victor H
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.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Bgr_AO
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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
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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, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
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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