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TRB

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Houhai
As featured in Best Food in Beijing
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Songzhu Temple NO. 23 Shatan North Street, Beijing 100009, China
Name/address in local language
010-84002232
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful French fusion cuisine when you're looking for a great fine dining experience. Great wine list. Sarah will take care of you.

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1 Thank John T
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear John T, It is much appriciated that you have taken your valuable time to leave us your 5 star review after your recent patronage to TRB. Thank you for your kind words, we are delighted to learn that the team has taken great care about you. We are looking forward to see you again. Best Wishes, Evan Horsman More 

Sittard, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hidden in one of the many corners of Beijing (our taxi driver had his trouble in delivering us) TRB offers a splendid choice of dishes/menus, in a magnificent atmosphere with superb personal service. After our struggle to get there, we experienced a very warm welcome and from that point on CINDY made it an unforgettable evening for us. Great service,... More 

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Thank JDO64
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear JDO64, It is with great pleasure to learn your memorable experience recently in TRB! The entire team is gratefull for your 5 stars review on Tripadvisor, and in particular Cindy is thrilled to learn your kind words towards her service that evening. Thank you for recommending us on Tripadvisor, and we are all looking forward to see you again... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just had the best meal of my life at TRB. On my last night in Beijing, I felt the need to splurge on a meal to cap the experience off. I chose TRB because of the universally positive reviews I found online. Wow. From the complimentary champagne when I walked in, to the complimentary plum apple liquor at the... More 

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1 Thank Ian H
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Ian H, It is with great pleasure to read your review here on Tripadvisor. I do much appriciated your detailed review about your memorable experience in TRB recently, I am thrilled to read and learn that Cindy went above and beyond to give you the great care and hospitality. Cindy is thankfull for your kind words towards her and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place located in an anonymus place. Good food, had to vait too long. The worst was their insane problem to spilt the bill into five. A lot of hassel, will never go back!!

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Thank Stein T
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Stein T, Thank you for your review here on Tripadvisor after your recent visit to TRB. Please accept my sincere apologies for not providing the finest dining experience that you have been expected. Your comments on the serving time of the food and the problems with splitting the bill into five has been shared to the management team for... More 

Beijing, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went to TRB with my friends and it is really nice with a lot of surprises and the server SUNNY is very helpful and knowledgebale. The food is fantastic, we enjoyed a lot. This is not first time to go there but every time has different feelings with 123. Cheers!

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1 Thank Yan L
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Yan L, Thank you for your recent visit to TRB and for leaving us your valuable comments, it is with great pleasure to learn you had a great evening with us! Thank you for your kind words towards Sunny, she is thrilled to learn she made it a memoreable evening. The entire team is lookin forward to see you... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Recovering energies after an exhausting visit to the «Forbidden City» A really nice A+++ experience at @trbcn above usual Chinese standards. Great place, staff, and meals. Hope to return.

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2 Thank Ivan_AlvarezP
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Ivan_AlvarezP, Thank you for your time to leave us your valuable comments and your 5 star review on Tripadvisor, much appriciated! Thank you for your kind words towards TRB, the team and the food and we are all looking forward to see you again in TRB. Best Regards, Evan Horsman More 

grischun
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we are suisse people with love for good food and wine. we travel a typical china trip and tried out the TRB. was a bit struggling to find, because our taxidriver didnt know exactly where the restaurant is.... but finally - all good and worth! really unbelievable good hospitality from the welcome to food to (affordable!) wines to the sweet... More 

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3 Thank grischun22
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear grischun22, Thank you very much for visiting TRB during your visit to China, Beijing! We are thrilled to read we made it a memorable experience, and particular Oliver whom took care of you during your patronage! I have shared your kind words towards him and he is thankfull for your comments. We are looking forward to see you again!... More 

Shenzhen, China
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is top notch! The owners have really done well in maintaining 5 star service. This was the best meal not only in Beijing but China. The restaurant location is also great! It is right in the heart of the Hutongs. This place is a must and deserves every great review!

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2 Thank 73TennisChick
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear 73TennisChick, It is a great pleasure to learn you had a great experience with us during your recent patronage! Thank you for your kind words and your award of 5 stars on Tripadvisor. We are looking forward to see you again soon! Best Regards, Evan Horsman More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here with my girlfriend while travelling in Beijing. The European menu was unexpected but impressive but it was the location that really stood out to us. In what other city can you enjoy a five star meal in a 600 yr old temple? Will recommend to all of my friends who decide to travel in China. Top notch

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2 Thank richandelise
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear richandelise, Thank you very much for taking your time to leave us your 5 star review her on Tripadvisor. The entire team is delighted to learn you had a great experience while traveling in Beijing! It will be our pleasure to see you again during your next trip to China! Best Wishes, Evan Horsman More 

New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for dinner with my two daughters and had a wonderful experience that vastly surpassed my expectations. Not only was the food delicious but the service was exceptional and the ambiance - with its minimal, sleek decor - an added plus. The person in charge of our table, Ricardo, was extremely attentive and friendly. We told him that it... More 

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1 Thank Maale
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Operations at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Maale, Thank you for visiting TRB and thank you for leaving us your comments on Tripadvisor and awarding us with your magic 5 stars! Much appriciated. It was a great pleasure to have you and your two daughters with us and i am very happy to read that the service provided by Ricardo was attentive and friendly and that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $75
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Songzhu Temple NO. 23 Shatan North Street, Beijing 100009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighborhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: 010-84002232
Description
TRB serves contemporary European cuisine and is committed to providing the highest levels of hospitality for our guests. In creating our dining space, the Australian architectural and design firm Hassell emphasized the clean, light filled and thoroughly modern lines of what was once a television factory producing the capital's first black and white TVs. The history of the TRB compound spans 600 years: it includes ancient halls of worship, factories constructed after the Communist takeover and slogans left over from the Cultural Revolution. Renovation began in 2008, focussed on preserving all the layers of history and keeping as much as possible of the original structures.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?