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Review of Dali Courtyard

Dali Courtyard
Ranked #19 of 12,550 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian, Yunnan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Houhai
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A guaranteed success”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

The courtyard is cozy and the food is great. This restaurant is a guaranteed success and recommendable for everyone visiting Beijing. Despite its location and traditionall atmosphere, it mostly caters to westernes, but it still feels like a true Chinese experience. Everyone I have brought there have been very fund of the place.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Ronnie_Kandler
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English first
Beijing, China
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Amazing location, lovely food correct price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

The atmosphere is always lovely, the food great and the service quite up-standard.
The price is very correct considering that you always finish the dinner full
The wine choice is limited but good: it is a good way to enjoy Chinese food with falvours which a foreign can almost 80% like.
Better to book a table and to ask a place outside in the summer season

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Eur0peangl0betr0tter
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Xi'an
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A hidden gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

Finding this restaurant is like finding the secret garden! The outside looks pretty drab, and then you walk through to the beautiful courtyard area! I would definitely reccomend booking if you would like to sit in the courtyard. We sat around the courtyard but indoors, which was fine.

The food is a set menu, which is great. There is also a reasonable wine list. The dishes are delicious, and the meal culminates with a beautiful fish dish.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Anitac632
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Meanwhile just average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

I am going to that restaurant in last 3 years and atmosphere is declining. Meanwhile the restaurant is very full so it is hard to enjoy the nice atmosphere of the house. Last time I were there all the food were coming so fast that we didn't had time for to much talking. Now there are many others Yunann Restaurants as well so I would recommend to go to other restaurants

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Sebastian Z
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Paris, France
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“So delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

Unbelievably delicious Yunnan regional food. Fixed menu of the tastiest food, just keeps on coming. Make sure you are hungry. We went twice it was so wonderful and the variety of seating makes for a new experience each time. Once in a private room the in a open verandah overlooking the courtyard. On a warm Beijing evening with the fairy light, candles this can't be beaten for a unique experience. Have the Yunnan beer, perfect. I want to go back now.

Visited May 2013
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Thank RoccococoSw
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