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1949 The Hidden City

98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beijing duck” (5 reviews)
“truffle” (2 reviews)
“fried rice” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I tried the roast duck in a number of Beijing restaurants. This was the best of them. Great taste and presentation.

Thank Greens123456
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

An excellent meal, roast duck with all the trimmings, the local home brewed beer is also very very good. Well worth a visit if in Beijing.

Thank Ap22014
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Jin Bao Jie the manager took special care of us, he made sure our Peking duck was just right! He also took the time to explain the best wine to go with our meal. Service was excellent!

Thank Howard O
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Famous for serving authentic Peking Duck. Would say overall is serving a wide range of delicious chinese dishes of very good quality. The service, for the level of the restaurant is not up to the standard but he culinary is pretty good. Good wine list...More

Thank PinoVelardi
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The atmosphere is great, coming into the 1949 courtyard. The food is of decent quality, but quite pricy for beijing i would say. The duck is decent, not amazing for beijing standards.

Thank K N
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Famous for serving authentic Peking Duck, this restaurant is a culinary delight, also serving a wide range of delicious Chinese dishes. The atmosphere is classy and sophisticated and the entrance is through an art gallery, which adds to the sophisticated vibe. I spotted South African...More

Thank Hilka
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is the best Peking duck i have had over the last few years. The ambience is great. It is not cheap, but it is good value and there is some reasonably priced wine. The service is OK -- but it can be improved substantially.

Thank fmmcoplan
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If your in Beijing and wish to experience the very best Peking Duck restaurant experience, this is it. I have had the pleasure of dining here twice in the last year and will be going back again in May. Great Service and Atmosphere. Beautiful interior...More

Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Even though it is quite easy to get great Peking Duck in most capital cities, you still have to have it in Beijing! This is the place to come of you are anywhere nearby. Food was great. Service friendly. Kids loved being able to see...More

1  Thank stevenbkk
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were told not to miss Peking Duck whilst in Beijing, and our hotel concierge directed us to 1949. The restaurant has a lovely decor. Despite arriving without a booking we were shown promptly to a table and an English speaking waiter looked after us...More

2  Thank Emma D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing
Branch of restaurant by the same name in Sanlitun, Beijing
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