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The Great Wall is one of China's most fascinating attractions that pulls crowds from all over the world. It has over 10 of the best sections near Beijing, where it can be quite difficult to find a restaurant. Below are the best places to eat while on a tour of the longest wall in the world.
Although this is a group of villas, suits and other facilities, there are two restaurants from where you can have your favorite dishes and drinks, namely the Poolside Cafe and Terrace Lounge.
Located by the expressway out to the Great Wall section at Badaling, other facilities include a Kid’s Club, an outdoor pool, and a tennis court. Commune is a great place to taste Sichuan cuisine, Guangdong cuisine, Peking Duck, and desserts.
It sells traditional Chinese food and is a nice place to eat from if you are visiting the Ming Tombs.
This is one of the facilities comprising of the Brickyard Retreat, at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall — highly popular with Western tourists. Not only does it offer food and drinks, but also has various entertainment facilities such as a spa and gaming rooms. It is a nice place to stay overnight.
They serve a variety of dishes including grilled fish, scrambled eggs, fried pepper buds and rainbow trout.
This is a popular antique-style outlet that sells local food at the Great Wall section at Jinshanling. You can also buy roast whole lamb and host campfire parties. It is a nice place for families because of the nearby facilities where they can sleep. You can try some other dishes like baked small corn cake and stewed bean curd with Chinese cabbage.
Direct bus: from Wangjing West (望京西) subway station to Jinshanling's Great Wall Ticket Gate at 8am (returns 3pm).
Jintang Mountain Villa, near the Great Wall section at Huanghuacheng, is a good place to eat good food and spend the night. The nearby Xishuiyu Folk Village has a number of farmhouses that serve village food and local snacks.
This hostel is located near the Great Wall at Jiankou and offers a variety of authentic dishes. These include wild vegetables, free range eggs, pan-fried green onion cakes, corn, dumpling with vegetable stuffing, millet gruel and all sorts of barbecue.
It is the most popular inn in Xizhazi village and a common stop for photographers and hikers.