Beijing Cuisine

beijing cuisine

China cuisines

– Beijing Cuisine
– Shandong Cuisine
– Jiangsu Zhejiang Cuisine
– Fujian Cuisine
– Guangdong Cuisine
– Sichuan Cuisine
– Hunan Cuisine
– Hubei Cuisine

Beijing Cuisine

The Beijing cuisine is also called ‘Capital City cuisine’ or ‘Mandarin Cuisine’. Beijing has been the Chinese capital city for centuries. Most dynasties came from the North of China. Therefore the dishes in the Beijing Cuisine are dominated by meat dishes.

A few popular dishes in Beijing are:
– Beijing Duck
– Hot and Sour Soup
– Mutton Hotpot
– Stir Fried Tomatoes with Scrambled Eggs – Barbecued Meat

Imperial Court Food restaurants:
Fangshan Restaurant
Inside Beihai Park, 1 Wenjin Street

Fangshan Restaurant
37 Dongjiaominxiang, Dongcheng District

Tingliguan Restaurant
Inside the Summer Palace

Roast meat restaurants

There are many barbecued meat restaurants in Beijing, but most of them are Korean. Two famous Chinese roast meat restaurants and over a century old:

Address: 14 Qian Hai Dong Yan, Di’anmen Dajie
on the bank of Shishahai Lake north of Beihai Park
Open: daily 11am-2pm and 5-9pm

Xuanwumennei Street in South-West Beijing

Hot-pot restaurants

Neng Ren Ju
5 Bai Ta Si, Xicheng District
Mongolian style hotpot

Dong Lai Shun(2)
– 198 Wangfujing Dajie
– 44 Dongjiaominxiang (East of Tiananmen)
Mongolian style hotpot

Chongqing Jinshancheng Hotpot
34 Beisanhuan Xilu, east of Shuan’an Department Store
Sichuan style hotpot

Chongqing Jinshancheng Hotpot
Northwest of Guanyuan Overpass, Xizhimen
Sichuan style hotpot

Restaurants in Beijing

Western restaurants: French-, Italian-, German- and American cuisine.