The Top 10 Revolving Restaurants in Beijing
Expansive views have become a scarcity in a city like Beijing with so many buildings. But you can admire the scenery as far as you can see at any of these restaurants that serve up extraordinary views along with great delicacies.
The Central Television Tower Revolving Restaurant
Situated 221 meters above ground, the Central Television Tower Revolving Restaurant reaches greater heights than any other restaurant in Beijing. It has the fastest revolving speed, going full circle in 90 minutes. You can enjoy an all-round panorama of the entire capital's beauty while sipping a fine glass of wine. The restaurant serves Chinese food and the western buffet offers French and Italian dishes.
Average price per person: 250RMB
Address: 11 West Sanhuan MiddleRoad, Haiding District 海淀区西三环中路11号
Xiyuan Hotel Revolving Restaurant
Xiyuan Hotel was the first to introduce a revolving restaurant in Beijing. Its numerous foreign chefs create buffets flavored from many countries including those in Southeast Asia. You can overlook the spectacular sites of the capital city while enjoying the delicious food. And through the sightseeing windows, you also will have a good view of main attractions like the Beijing Zoo, Beijing Aquarium, Zizhuyuan Park and the National Library.
Average per person cost for a meal: 228 RMB
Address: 26/F, Xiyuan Hotel, 1 Sanlihe Road, Haiding District 海淀区三里河路1号西苑饭店26层
Starlight Revolving Restaurant at Beijing International Hotel
One of the four great revolving restaurants in Beijing, Starlight occupies the 28th floor of the International Hotel at a distance of 104 meters from the ground. You can take in the night beauty of Chang'an Avenue through the viewing windows while enjoying delicious food. The restaurant also holds some regular activities like Typical Street Scenes and Delicious Food Week during which both food and scenery can be enjoyed at the same time.
Average price per person: 234 RMB
Address: 9 Jianguomen Inner Street, Dongcheng District 东城区建国门内大街9号
Pinnacle Revolving Restaurant at Kunlun Hotel
Pinnacle is the only 360-degree revolving restaurant in the Central Business District. As the restaurant slowly turns, the beauty of the eastern Central Business District region and the embassy district, as well as the Liangma River can be enjoyed in a panoramic view. Pinnacle serves authentic food from China, Western countries, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.
Average price per person: 793 RMB
Address: 29/F, Kunlun Hotel, 2 South Xinyuanli Road, Chaoyang District 朝阳区新源里南路2号昆仑饭店29层
China Grill at Park Hyatt Beijing
The restaurant is like a garden in heaven with lots of water curtains and a profusion of wild green plants. Looking down from any spot in the restaurant, you can enjoy different views of Beijing. You'll also enjoy luxurious sunshine amidst the greenery as the sun's warm rays shine through the pyramid-shaped glass roof.
Average price per person: 500-1000 RMB
Address: 66/F, Park Hyatt Beijing, 2 Jianguomen Outer Avenue,
Chaoyang, District. 朝阳区建外大街2号柏悦酒店66楼
Located in the 39th floor of the modern SOHO city, 3912 Bar has a 270-degree viewing angle, which gives you the whole beauty of Chang'an Avenue. You can relax in the restaurant with beautiful music, incomparable views and good red wine. Japanese dishes and western food, as well as delicious spaghetti, are offered here.
Average per person cost for a meal: 97 RMB
Address: Room 3912, Block A, SOHO modern city, 88 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District朝阳区建国路88号SOHO现代城A座3912室
The Le Lido Hotel Element Fresh Restaurant 丽都饭店新元素餐厅
There are two floors in Element Fresh with new outdoor seating. From the floors to the tables, everything is designed in wood. You can sit on the first floor overlooking the street, or in the gazebo on the second floor to enjoy the scenery of the trees along the streets and the beauty beyond.
Average price per person: 127 RMB
Address: Room E101, Power Center of Le Lido Hotel, 6 Jiangtai Road, Chaoyang District 朝阳区将台路6号丽都饭店动力中心E101室
Located on the 6th floor rooftop of Nali Patio in Sanlitun, Fez Bar occupies an excellent position from which to enjoy a panoramic view. The noise from the city is kept from entering the bar by the flowers and trees outside. It's a perfect place for having a drink with friends and passing the time on summer nights.
Average price per person: 109 RMB
Address: The 6th floor rooftop of Nali Patio, 81 Sanlitun North Street, Chaoyang District 朝阳区三里屯北街81号那里花园6楼
Le Quai 有璟阁
Known as "the Gulf of Lake Victoria" at the Workers' Stadium, Le Quai has a dark green awning and is surrounded by ubiquitous flowers, plants and green water. The fantastically romantic scenery makes it a perfect place for a lovers date on summer nights with breezes blowing in from the lake. Tabletop candlelight flares and the colorful neon lights shine.
Average price per person: 300 RMB
Address: Gate 12 of the Workers' Stadium, Chaoyang District 朝阳区工人体育场内12号看台对面
Xiu Restaurant at Park Hyatt Beijing柏悦酒店秀餐厅
Consisting of five themed restaurants, bars and uniquely designed aisles, Xiu Restaurant has a beautiful ancient charm with its gray tiles, dark brown wooden pillars and Song Dynasty-style architecture. Walking into the restaurant from among the many buildings of the China World Trade Center, you will feel like you stepped into another world.
Average price per person:500 RMB
Address: 6/F Park Hyatt Beijing, A Block Yintai Central Beijing, 2 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District 朝阳区建国门外大街2号北京银泰中心A座北京柏悦酒店6楼
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I updated this article on February 13, 2014
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