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Dianke Dianlai

8 Dafangjia Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6512 0930
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
23 Jul 2016
“A gem hidden behind a small door!”
10 Jan 2015
“Fantastic tasting menu!”
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Yunnan
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8 Dafangjia Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It was a treat from a friend who is a local Beijinger. The restaurant is in the hutong with a small entrance door which can be easily missed. There is no menu, but pre-set dinner in different prices per person. The dishes are small and...More

Thank Soxblue
Reviewed 11 January 2015

The small tasting menu is a masterpiece in it's simplicity I stopped counting the dishes after the 7th Strong, sweet, yes you find it all and you never tasted it before Very very hard to find the simple entrance "Door No 8 " in the...More

Thank PlatinumSwe
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Yunnan food is among my favourite of the Chinese cuisines. Light, fresh, very much vegetable based. But a most recent visit to Dianke Dianlai was none of these things. Perhaps it was our mistake at choosing the more expensive of the set menus (189RMB vs...More

1  Thank JulietBeijing
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We were very well fed at this Yunnanese set menu restaurant, choosing the cheapest of the 3 options at 128 RMB per person, for 12 dishes. Our meal would be a very expensive and fancy degustation menu in a western city. Our 12 dishes were:...More

1  Thank MacJanet
Reviewed 20 August 2013

One of the best restaurants I have been to, Noma included. Highly recommended! Where there in Oct 2012 and in August 2013, equally great!

Thank JCederholm
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Since we are wai guo ren, I cannot verify the authenticity of the food but the taste and quantity were great. It is not easy to find the restaurant and no one speaks English but . . . . If you order their tasting menu...More

Thank 888Paulw888
Reviewed 1 May 2012

In planning our two week trip to China, we stumbled upon the TripAdvisor ratings of restaurants in each city. Beijing was going to be at the end of our trip, so we knew we'd be looking for something different. Indeed, it turned out that we...More

3  Thank castriker888
Reviewed 24 January 2012

My husband and I arranged to dine here after reading reviews of other diners. Our hotel called to make the reservation for us. We did have a little trouble finding it, even with the detailed directions of other reviewers (for which we were thankful!). The...More

4  Thank EagerReader
Reviewed 3 January 2012

This place is a hidden gem. We did have a tough time finding the place and you should look at the photo on reviews of the front door which will hopefully help of you are visiting – and I recommend you do. We had pre-booked...More

4  Thank flan_1969
Reviewed 9 November 2011

I had a business dinner last night in Beijing & decided at the last minute not to eat in the hotel so I quickly looked up trip advisor for a place close by. This place came up & I took a chance. It was excellent....More

2  Thank Africapaddy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Yunnan
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Dafangjia Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighbourhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6512 0930
Description
Delicious Chinese cuisine well prepared and beautifully presented in this different, yet rewarding restaurant.
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