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Best Beijing Western Restaurants

Beijing has a lot to offer, and the Western food scene has grown tremendously in the past few years. These restaurants represent some of the best, ranging in cuisine, price, and location.

Stuff'd

Stuff'd Pulled Pork Sandwich, Beijing

Located on Beijing's Wudaoying Hutong, this is a real local favourite. Stuff'd makes their own sausages, and serves a wide range of other great Western food from pizza's to salads. They also have nice cocktails, and brew their own beer. What more could you want?

  • Price range: 100–200 yuan per person
  • Open: 11am–2.45pm and 6pm–10pm, Except Tuesday
  • Address: 9 Jianchang Hutong, Dongcheng District (东城区箭厂胡同9号)
  • Tel: 010 6407 6308
  • Transportation: Get off at Andingmen Station (Line 2) or Yonghegong Station (Line 2 or Line 5).

Flamme

Flamme is another authentic Western restaurant in Sanlitun Village. The ingredients used imported and the steaks are the best, all the way from Australia. It has a great view of trees, and provides comfort and a place to relax. The restaurant has a relaxing atmosphere, and is perfect whether you are in a big group or with just a few people.

  • Price range: 100–200 yuan per person
  • Open: 11am–12am
  • Address: S4-33 (Floor 3, 4 South Sanlitun Village), 19 Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区三里屯路19号院三里屯村南区4号楼3楼S4-33号)
  • Tel: 010-64178608
  • Transportation: Take bus 43, 13, 15, 17, 50, 05, 06, 16, 31, 73, 86, 01, 50, 58, 01, 47 and get off at Sanlitun.

1949 Hidden City, Sanlitun Village

left bank cafe

With Chinese old-style decorations in red and an individual yard, this restaurant looks romantic and sophisticated. It is divided into many parts, such as the Chinese food area, the Western food area, and the sweet food bar.

Among the Chinese dishes, roast duck is the most popular. Served with delicious special sauces, it is considered one of the best in Beijing. Western dishes also attract a lot of visitors everyday, and the peaceful atmosphere in the restaurant is great for friends' get togethers and other meetings. Perfect if you can't quite decide on Western or Chinese, or prefer a mix. 

  • Price range: 200–300 yuan per person
  • Open: 1pm–2am
  • Address: 4 Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区工体北路4号院)
  • Tel: 010-65018881, 010-65393682
  • Transportation: Take bus 01, 05, 06, 13, 15, 16, 17, 31, 43, 47, 50, 58, 73, 86, or Yuntong 107; or get off at Tuanjiehu Station (Line 10).

Luga's

Sanlitun favourite, Luga's serves Mexican and Italian cuisine down one end of Sanlitun's popular bar strip, and Mexican and Vietnamese cuisine down the other end. There are generous happy hours, a long cocktail list, and lots of seating both inside and outside. Food here is good, reliable, and affordable — it's not difficult to understand why this is a popular choice amongst many living in Beijing.

  • Price range: around 100 yuan per person
  • Mexican/Italian: 2F, 8 Sanlitun Beili, Near 3.3 Shopping Centre, Chaoyang District (10am–3am, 010 6416 2572)
  • Mexican/Vietnamese: Opposite Tongli Studio, Sanlitun Houjie, Chaoyang District (11am–2am, 010 6415 4005)
  • Transportation: Take bus 01, 05, 06, 13, 15, 16, 17, 31, 43, 47, 50, 58, 73, 86, or Yuntong 107; or get off at Tuanjiehu Station (Line 10).

Vineyard Cafe

Vineyard Cafe, Beijing

This restaurant is located in one of the most famous hutongs in Beijing, and boasts a cute courtyard. The thin and crispy pizza tastes good. Roasted potato skins are liked by many customers. It is a good idea to sit in the yard in autumn, and have a piece of pizza together with a cup of coffee and other desserts. Vineyard's menu is long and lives up to expectation.

  • Average price per person: 100–200 yuan per person
  • Open: 11:30am–11pm (closed on Mondays)
  • Address: 31 Wudaoying Hutong, Dongcheng District (东城区五道营胡同31号)
  • Tel: 010-64027961
  • Transportation: Take Subway Line 5, and get off at Yonghegong (雍和宫站).

Q Mex

If you want to get even better Mexican food than on offer at Luga's, why not check out Q Mex? The prices here are a tad higher, and the quality is too. Q Mex is also located in Sanlitun, slightly south of Sanlitun Village. Popular with everyone, and widely known as one of the best Mexican restaurants in the city. Also located perfectly to start a night out in Sanlitun, where many of Beijing's popular bars are.

  • Price range: 100–200 yuan per person
  • Open: 11.30am–3am
  • Address: Gongti Beilu Courtyard 4, Chaoyang District (朝阳区工体北路4号院)
  • Tel: 010 6585 3828
  • Transportation: Take bus 01, 05, 06, 13, 15, 16, 17, 31, 43, 47, 50, 58, 73, 86, or Yuntong 107; or get off at Tuanjiehu Station (Line 10).

Temple Restaurant

Salmon, Temple Restaurant, Beijing

Repeatedly voted as one of the best Western restaurants in Beijing, eating out at Temple Restaurant is a great experience. The restaurant has award winning chefs and is set in an exquisite setting — an ancient Tibetan temple that was only recently discovered. The restaurant (and connecting hotel) have won preservation awards, and the temple itself is also recognized by UNESCO.

  • Price range: over 300 yuan per person
  • Open: 11:30am–2:30pm Monday–Friday, 10:30am–3pm Saturday–Sunday and 5:30pm–10pm Monday–Sunday. Call ahead to book!
  • Address: 23 Shantan Beijie, Dongcheng District (东城区沙滩北街23号)
  • Tel: 010 8400 2232
  • Transportation: Best way to get there is a taxi, as the subway station is not yet in operation.

Mango

Located in the east Beijing CBD, Mango combines catering with entertainment well. It not only offers Russian food, but also French and Chinese food. Customers can enjoy the exquisite cold dishes, fresh soup and tempting main dishes made by Russian chefs.

The decorations in the restaurant shows a nice combination of Russian classic and Chinese modern culture. In addition, some beautiful Russian girls in luxuriant costumes often dance for customers at supper time.

  • Price range: 100–200 yuan per person
  • Open: 12am–3am
  • Address: 6 Ritan North Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区日坛北路6号)
  • Tel: 010-85613685 101-85633686
  • Transportation: Take bus 639 or 640 to Ritan Park (日坛公园站); 120, 126, 28, or 43 to Fangcaodi (芳草地站); or electric bus 101, 109, or 112, or bus 110, 420, 615, 750, 75, or 846 to Shenlu Street (神路街站).

Gung Ho!

Sanlitun Bar Street, Beijing

One of the newest and best pizza joints in town, Gung Ho is very popular. Expect traditional pizza toppings, and some more imaginative China-inspired toppings, all equally tasty! Perfect for families, and, again, its location is very convenient for a night out in Sanlitun.

  • Price range: around 100 yuan per person
  • Open: 11am–11pm
  • Address: 101 Building, 2 Gongti Xilu, Chaoyang District (朝阳区工体西路2号)
  • Tel: 010 8587 1404
  • Transportation: Take bus 01, 05, 06, 13, 15, 16, 17, 31, 43, 47, 50, 58, 73, 86, or Yuntong 107; or get off at Tuanjiehu Station (Line 10).

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