Best Beijing Western Restaurants
1949 Hidden City, Sanlitun Village
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 dishes, roast duck is the most popular. Served with delicious special sauces, it stands out in Beijing. Western dishes also attract a lot of visitors everyday. The peaceful atmosphere in the restaurant is great for friends' get togethers and other meetings.
- Chinese name: 1949 隐秘的城市
- Average price per person: 261 yuan
- 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 Subway Line 10 to Tuanjiehu (团结湖站).
Flamme is another authentic Western restaurant in Sanlitun Village. The ingredients used are of select brands, and the steaks are imported from Australia.
It has a great view of trees, and provides comfort and a place to relax. With the accompaniment of restful music, you can relax in the harmonious and quiet atmosphere of the restaurant.
- Average price per person: 156 yuan
- 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, or Yuntong 107 (运通107), and get off at Sanlitun (三里屯站).
"Warm" and "lovely" are the two key words to describe this restaurant, as almost everything in the restaurant is pink. Sofas, desks, tables, and carpets are all in pink, and the big Hello Kitty dolls are attractions for the girls. In addition, the waitresses wearing pink clothes look like cute maids.
The dishes in the restaurant are also delicate and appealing. The Western food and deserts have a great fragrance and appearance, and are professionally made. This restaurant is a good place for girls' gatherings and dating.
- Chinese name: 粉色生活西餐厅
- Average price per person: 103 yuan
- Open: 11am – 1am
- Address: Stand 5, Beijing Workers' Stadium, Chaoyang District (朝阳区工人体育场5号看台)
- Tel: 4000121986
- Transportation: Take bus 431, 406, or 120, and get off at the Workers' Stadium (工人体育馆站).
Originally located in 798 Art Zone, and moved to Dongsishitiao, this restaurant has strong 798 Art Zone architectural features. Many decorations in the restaurant are red. It is a professional roasting-based Western restaurant, and the beef is imported from Spain or Australia. Good taste, high-quality service, and a nice environment have won a good reputation from customers.
- Average price per person: 150 yuan
- Open: 11am – 10pm
- Address: Floor 1, Switzerland Apartment, 66 Gongti North Road, Dongcheng District (东城区工体北路66号瑞士公寓1楼)
- Tel: 010-65535691
- Transportation: Take Subway Line 2, and get off at Dongsishitiao Qiao (东四十条桥站).
BURGERS & BEER
Seen from the outside it is like a small wooden house in the west of America. It is spacious, clean and quiet in the restaurant. What impresses customers the most is the "magnificent" burger, which has three layers of super-thick beef steaks. Customers can get great satisfaction from the refreshing beer to go with delicious burgers, as well as the good service.
- Average price per person: 93 yuan
- Open: 10:30am – 9:30pm
- Address: Unit 1-012, Scitech Premium Outlet Mall, 28 Xiangjiang North Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区香江北路28号赛特奥莱1-012号店铺)
- Tel: 010-84357828
- Transportation: Take bus 988 or Subway Line 15, and get off at Maquanying (马泉营站).
Serving elaborately-made Brazil barbecue together with superior Brazil coffee and pure wine, and in the unique decoration style of Latin America, this restaurant provides a comfortable, warm, elegant and exotic place for family gatherings and banquets of delicious food.
- Chinese name: 巴西之家
- Average price per person: 103 yuan
- Open: 9am – 10pm
- Address: 44 Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区光华路44号)
- Tel: 85306308-1004
- Transportation: Take bus Te 2, Te 12, or 44, and get off at Yabao Road (雅宝路站).
Tube Station at Workers' Stadium
Tube Station concentrates mainly on making professional, authentic pizzas, the most popular food in this restaurant. With high-quality service and a comfortable environment, customers can have a good experience in this restaurant.
- Chinese name: 站点披萨
- Average price per person: 72 yuan
- Open: 11am – 12am
- Address: Vics Bar South Court, Workers' Stadium North Gate, Chaoyang District (朝阳区工体北门Vics酒吧南院)
- Tel: 010-65535253
- Transportation: Take bus 113, 15, 18, 06, 16, 31, 01, 58, or 23 to Workers’ Stadium (工人体育馆站).
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.
- Chinese name: 芒果俄式餐厅
- Average price per person: 104 yuan
- 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).
Let's Burger Plus
Possessing a small square in front and a comfortable and leisurely internal environment, this restaurant is famous for its big hamburgers with thick pieces of meat, as well as its long chips, eaten with a choice of three sauces. Some of the desserts are also attractive. Truffle chocolate cheesecake and black chocolate are popular.
- Average price per person: 115 yuan
- Open: 10am – 11pm
- Address: NLG-46B North Sanlitun Village, 11 Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区三里屯路11号三里屯村北区B1楼NLG-46B号)
- Tel: 010-64152772
- Transportation: Take bus 823 or 18 to Workers' Stadium (工人体育馆站), bus 115 or 701 to Sanlitun (三里屯站); or Subway Line 10 to Tuanjiehu (团结湖站).
This restaurant is located in a little hutong with a cute yard. The thin and crispy pizza tastes good with rich fragrant tomato ketchup. Roasted potato skins are liked by many customers. It is a good idea to sit in the yard in autumn, have a piece of pizza together with a cup of coffee and other desserts.
- Chinese name: 葡萄院儿
- Average price per person: 97 yuan
- 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).
I updated this article on October 21, 2013
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