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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 good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (41 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 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Bugra_AO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you enter this restaurant you feel the atmosphere of this well known hotel. The must hve is the Beijing Imperial Duck which whilst not cheap is a particularly good example. It is served at your table, accompanied by a theatrical strike of a gong-...More

Thank Amerdav
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The duck is outstanding so is the place. Is not cheap if you choose to go away from the duck. Keep it simpleMore

Thank peteleite
Elite-concepts, Manager at 1949 The Hidden City (Sanlitun), responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear Mr. Erin, Re: Complaint against Duck de Chine Thank you for your feedback to us. We apologize for bringing you an unhappy evening. Please accept our sincere apology for that case happen in dinner, we understand that guest is always right and we should...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were super excited to visit this restaurant, as we've read amazing reviews! We stopped by the JingA brewery and hung out there an hour before our reservation at the Peking duck restaurant. We arrived at the restaurant 10 minutes before our reservation and were...More

Thank erin855
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I have been 3 times in this restaurant and always a good surprise. fine dinning Chinese with good prices, the duck it´s probably one of the best in Beijing, The noodles room is very genuine and also the dishes. nice place for a romantic visit

1  Thank Chakall N
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great dining experience. Had Peking Duck for the first time. Not a fan of duck but this was outstanding. Super delish. Also had the deep fried chicken with lemon sauce . . .soooo tangy and tasty! Loved it. The wine list seemed a little limited...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Upon walking into the garden we were already impressed with the serene artistic expression of the art collections. We walk into a large spacious art gallery area that opens into the courtyard before entering the restaurants at its garden that offers both indoor and outdoor...More

Thank Maryann T
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This place is good in both food and environment. The duck skin is baked in real fire. One of the best duck in bj. There are also sim sum in HK style. The XO sauce is extremely good. Recommend to buy one and take away....More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice for a Beijing duck dinner . Taste is very good service too. Tables are not so close one to the other and that creates good privacy. Value for money

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our hotel directed us to Da Dong for Peking duck. We arrived there and were very intimidated, to be honest. The menu was a phone book and we were ignored for about a half hour. So we up and left and found our way to...More

Thank Michigantravelers7
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Questions & Answers
1 October 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
29 September 2015|
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Response from kmcpdavis | Reviewed this property |
My son has worked in Beijing for the past 2 years and when we last visited, he recommended this Restaurant as the best he has been to for Peking Duck. It is in an expat area, so prices are high for Beijing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gallery 49 Courtyard 4, Gongti Beilu, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighbourhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6501 8881
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