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TRB

Travelers' Choice award winner
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Houhai
As featured in Best Food in Beijing
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No.23, Songzhu Temple, Shatan N St, Dongcheng Dist, Beijing 100009, China
Name/address in local language
+86 10 8400 2232
Today
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 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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296 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We returned to Temple Restaurant Beijing (TRB) during our most recent visit to Beijing. Bottom line: if we can go to just one restaurant in Beijing, this it it. It's one of the major reasons we keep returning to Beijing from the Philadelphia area. We have always come for lunch. They do a nice three course lunch for 198 RMB,... More 

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Thank Bryce S
Beijing, China
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The good: -Romantic, classy environment -Good service (English and Chinese) -Wonderful food presentation -Unique food The bad: -Small food portions -Wasn't very impressed by taste

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Thank kding2
Beijing, China
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful restaurant set in a temple that previously a Television factory. Superb service, very good food, extensive wine list

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Thank Mick M
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had come to TRB for weekend brunch several times and thought the experience was great. The service was always exemplary and the layout was neat & spacious. Atomsphere is cosy and is expected for fine dining. The food portions were sizeable but was taste was ok. Coming for weekend brunch provides the best value.

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Thank Alfred T
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Alfred T, Thank you very much for highlighting TRB as Great Service in a beautiful environment! It has been much appreciated the time what you have taken to leave us your valuable review here on TripAdvisor! It was a great pleasure to have you with us and thank you for your continuous support! The entire team is delighted to... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food, nice room and fantastic service from Arvin and his team - highly recommended. Even the loud and rude tourists seated next to us didn't take away from the night.

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1 Thank krinvan
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear krinvan, Thank you for taking your time to leave us your review after your recent experience in TRB. It is always great to learn that our guests enjoyed the experience. Your kind words towards Arvin and the team has been shared and they are all thrilled to learn they made it one of the best dining experiences for you.... More 

Shanghai, China
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to this place couple of times, service is great, food portions could be little bigger, place for a celebrations. Arvin the server was attentive

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2 Thank William L
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear William L, Great pleasure to had you with us during your recent experience with us, and thank you for your support towards TRB! Thank you for the comments about the portions of the food, i have addressed this to our executive chef. Your warm words towards Arvin has been shared and he is thrilled to learn he made it... More 

Beijing, China
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to TRB a few times in the past, but those experiences did nothing to prepare us for what we would experience on our most recent visit. The setting remains one of the loveliest in Beijing, and the wonderful staff provides impeccable service. Shortly after being shown to our table, we were greeted by Oliver. I hesitate to... More 

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1 Thank ChachiGrande
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear ChachiGrande, First of all thank you for your continuos support towards TRB, it is a great pleasure to had you back with us for lunch during your recent visit. Delighted I am to read your review and your 5 star award here on TripAdvisor, thank you for the time what you have taken to share your experience. Oliver is... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about my lunch at TRB was wonderful, from the careful attention of the staff to fine detail of the food's presentation. I look forward to returning and sharing this experience with other friends in Beijing.

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1 Thank Corey M
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Corey M, I am delightful to read your recent experience in TRB and thank you very much for taking your valuable time to share your review here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your words towards our team, and they are all thrilled to learn they made it a great and memorable experience, and we are all looking forward to... More 

Scotland
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes you have an experience that is so exceptional that it causes you to recalibrate everything that came before with new eyes. Such was our visit to TRB on my recent birthday. Every dining experience I had before it is now lessened. I have dined before at fine restaurants, including several Michelin star places in both the south of France... More 

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Thank smudge41
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear smudge41, First of all the team of TRB wishing you a Happy New Year! It is with great pleasure to read your review here on TripAdvisor, and thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us. The team is proud to read that we created a memorable experience and went above and beyond to show you... More 

Beijing, China
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We joined some friends for a dinner party and were immediately impressed by the temple grounds and the intimate setting of the restaurant -- like much of Beijing, rich in history. The dining area was dimly-lit with pleasant ambiance. The team of servers were quite a bit more attentive than what one normally experiences in Beijing, and their insistence on... More 

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Thank Thunderbird T
Temple Restaura... B, Evan Horsman, Director of Business Development at TRB, responded to this review

Dear Thunderbird T, First of all the best wishes for 2017, and thank you for your recent patronage towards TRB! Thank you for sharing your review here on TripAdvisor, your kind words towards the culinary and service team has been shared, and they are all delighted to learn your experience. It is with regret to read that we did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $72
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 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
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.23, Songzhu Temple, Shatan N St, Dongcheng Dist, Beijing 100009, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighborhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 8400 2232
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?