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Chengde Muslim Restaurants

Double Bridges District

Lao San Lamb Sweetbread Soup Restaurant

As its name implies, Lao San Lamb Sweetbread Soup Restaurant, a Muslim-style restaurant, is famous for its delicious lamb sweetbread soup. The lamb sweetbread is widely known because of its guaranteed quality ingredients and great culinary skills. It tastes fresh and juicy. The restaurant has two floors with simple but elegant decorations, which provides a good dining environment. Its location near many scenic sites such as Chengde Mountain Resort and the Temple of Universal Peace makes it convenient for travelers to have meals after visiting.

  • Chinese name: 老三羊汤 Lao San Yangtang
  • Recommended dishes:sesame seed cake (烧饼), spicy lamb's feet (香辣羊蹄), sautéed shredded potatoes with chili and vinegar sauce (酸辣土豆丝), and sautéed lamb's liver with green onions (葱爆羊肝).
  • Average price per person:25 yuan
  • Opening hours: 9am – 9.30pm
  • Address:Commercial Building 8, 1 North Prosperousness Street Community, Mountain Resort East Road, Double Bridges District 双桥区山庄东路北兴隆街小区1号商业楼8#
  • Tel: 0314-2272283, 0314-22722832
  • Transportation: Take bus 6, 11, or 15, and get off at Wanshuyuan (Ten Thousand Trees Garden/万树园).

Pleasure Building Muslim Restaurant

Pleasure Building Muslim Restaurant is popular with travelers, especially Muslim travelers, because of its locations opposite the Zhungli Gate of Chengde Mountain Resort. It is not a large restaurant with a common gate, but its traditional Muslim-style dishes are great and cheap. Apart from its dishes, the restaurant is decorated in warm shades of red and yellow, creating a pleasant, comfortable and relaxed feeling.

  • Chinese name: 爽心楼清真饭店 Shuang Xin Lou Qingzhen Fandian
  • Recommended dishes: sautéed beef with cabbage (菜心一品牛肉), plain braised beef/lamb tenderloin (扒肉条), roast leg of lamb (烤羊腿), braised beef/mutton in rice wine (黄焖牛/羊肉), sautéed sweet and sour beef tenderloin (糖醋里脊), black mushrooms (凉拌木耳), home cooked style hairtail fish (家常带鱼), stewed beef with a fried dough twist in a mini hot pot (麻花炖牛肉), stewed lamb chops with white gourd (羊排炖冬瓜), and braised baby cabbage balls (娃娃菜烩丸子).
  • Average price per person: 45 yuan
  • Opening hours: 7.30am – 9.30pm
  • Address: Bottom of Sports Commission Families' Building 9, Mountain Resort East Road, Double Bridges District 双桥区山庄东路体委家属楼9号底
  • Tel: 0314-2025558, 0314-2234089
  • Transportation: Take bus 6, 16, or 26, and get off at Xiaonanmen (Small South Gate/小南门).

Swallows in Spring Building Restaurant

It is said that Swallows in Spring Building Restaurant is the largest Muslim-style restaurant in Chengde that primarily offers tasty Muslim-style cuisine, seafood, and special flavored snacks. It is popular not only because of its location near the Chengde Mountain Resort but also because of its elegant decorations. The bright crystal chandeliers of the hall convey an impression of spaciousness. The clean and tidy setting including the red chair covers, glass tables, and exquisite tableware, provides the restaurant with an additional comfortable dining atmosphere.

  • Chinese name: 燕春楼 Yan Chun Lou
  • Recommended dishes: braised oxtail (红烧牛尾), plain braised beef/lamb tenderloin (扒肉条), roast leg of lamb (烤羊腿), stewed chicken in a clear soup (清炖鸡), marinated beef shank (酱牛腱), deer tendons in a sauce (拌鹿蹄筋), braised shrimps with oil (油焖大虾), sautéed shelled shrimps with longan (虾仁龙眼), lamb sweetbread soup (羊杂汤), and Shaomai steamed dumplings with the dough gathered at the top (烧卖).
  • Average price per person: 45 yuan
  • Opening hours: 7.30am – 9.30pm
  • Address: North Prosperousness Street, Mountain Resort East Road, Double Bridges District 双桥区山庄东路北兴隆街
  • Tel: 0314-6021488
  • Transportation: Take bus 6, 11, 18, or 26, and get off at Xinglongjie (Prosperousness Street/兴隆街).