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 The 6 Best Beijing Restaurants for Families Traveling with Children

The 6 Best Beijing Restaurants for Families Traveling with Children

Written by Chris QuanUpdated Nov. 14, 2023

While traveling China with children might feel daunting, Beijing offers some great restaurants that are very suitable for families traveling with their little ones, who want familiar or child-friendly foods and some entertainment while waiting for the meal.

1. Ramo

Hello kitty, Beijing restaurants for kids Try authentic local dishes with your family, or enjoy a Western-style meal - with our tours it's up to you.

With ball pit and a coloring table for kids, what more could families traveling with youngesters want? Ramo serves up Western fare, from pizzas, to hummus, and ribs with fries, and a few kids dishes such as scrambled eggs, pizzas, and pastas.

The area around Ramo, where the restaurant listed below is located too, is considered a family-friendly area in general with a lake and park that's nice for strolling around (see Chaoyang Park). A lot of expat families relocating to Beijing choose to live in this neighborhood.

  • Address: 9-2 Jiangtai West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing. 朝阳区将台西路9-2号
  • Open: 10am-11.30pm
  • Price: from CNY100 / Person
  • Tel: 010-64861299
  • Transportation: By subway, get off at Zaoying station on Line 14 and take Exit A. You'll have to walk north for approximately 7 minutes.
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2. Tribe Solana

acrobatic performance Chaoyang Acrobatics Theater, also in Chaoyang District is popular with families.

Tribe Solana is especially good for health-concious families looking to keep their kids entertained as there is a play area for little ones. There is a Western style children's menu in case your kids have been overwhelmed by Chinese food, and the restaurant's main focus is on healthy food, catering to all diet restrictions.

  • Address: Solana Chaoyang Park 9, L-BS-51A, Chaoyang District, Beijing. 朝阳区 蓝色港湾9号楼L-BS-51a 号
  • Open: 10.30am-10pm
  • Price: from CNY100 / Person
  • Tel: 010-59056256
  • Transportation: By subway, get off at Zaoying station on Line 14 and take Exit A. You'll have to walk north for approximately 7 minutes.
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3. Da Dong Roasted Duck (Worker's Gymnasium Outlet)

Peking duckPeking Duck

There's plenty for kids to see at Da Dong Roasted Duck, with a beautiful garden over 1,000 square meters in size, dotted with a long corridor and a lotus pond. It's profound traditional Chinese culture atmosphere, make it the first choice for families with children in Beijing who want to try the famed Peking Duck.

  • Chinese name: 大董烤鸭 Da Dong Kaoya /daa-dong kaow-yaa/ 'Old Dong [name] roast duck'
  • Address: North side of the East Gate to the Worker's Gymnasium, Chaoyang District, Beijing. 北京工体东门北侧
  • Open: 10am-10pm
  • Price: from CNY150 / Person
  • Tel: 010-65511808
  • Transportation: By subway, get off at Dongsishitiao Station on Line 2, and take Exit D. From there it's a 400-meter walk.

4. Vanilla Vanilla Yunnan Hotpot

Hot Pot in ChinaYunnan-style hotpot

Xiangcao Xiangcao Yunnan Hot Pot features traditional Dali Yunnan dishes, from the south of China. The way hotpot works is that you order a broth, and then you spend the meal cooking your own vegetables and meats in the soup. This is fun for kids as it's an interactive way to eat, and also makes it easier when eating with fussy eaters as you can choose what to put in the soup yourself. The restaurant also has a play area for kids.

Some of the most famous ingredients are the mushrooms, all of which are native to the Yunnan area. It's a great way to experience Yunnan cuisine if you don't have the time to actually travel to Yunnan.

  • Chinese name: 香草香草云南原生态火锅 Xiangcao Xiangcao Yunnan Yuanshengtai Huoguo /sshyang-tsao sshyang-tsao yoon-nan ywhen-shnng-teye hwor-gwor/ 'Vanilla Vanilla Primal Ecology Yunnan Hotpot'
  • Address: B2, Beijing West Station, 1 Guang'an Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing. 广安路1幢地下二层
  • Open: 9am-10pm
  • Price: from CNY100 / Person
  • Tel: 010-58057830
  • Transportation: By subway, get off at Beijing West Station on Line 9.
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5. King's Joy Beijing

Spring RollsSpring Rolls

As an elegant quadrangle dwelling with a glass roof, King's Joy Beijing is one of the most famous vegetarian restaurants in Beijing.

King's Joy is in a beautiful settings in Beijing's hutongs, providing a great opportunity for a stroll both inside and outside of the restaurants. It has become an ideal choice for families with children to enjoy dinner due to its vegetarian dishes such as steamed buns, spring rolls, and lots of tofu varieties. What's not to love?

  • Chinese name: 京兆尹 Jing Zhaoyin /jing jaow-yin/ 'Beijing Zhaoyin [name]'
  • Address: 2 Wudaoying Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing. 东城区五道营胡同2号
  • Open: 11am-11pm
  • Price: from CNY200 / Person
  • Tel: 010-54049191
  • Transportation: By subway, get off at Yonghegong Lama Temple on Line 2 and 5. It's just across the road from the station.

6. The Brickyard at Mutianyu's Great Wall Section

The Great Wall at MutianyuThe Great Wall at Mutianyu

The Brickyard near the Mutianyu Great Wall Section is not only a family-friendly location, but it's also located perfectly to combine with a visit to the Great Wall, as the name suggests. A hotel as well as a restaurant, it's also the perfect place for anyone needing an escape from the bustling city.

Reservations are recommended ahead of time to make sure you can be accommodated.

  • Address: Beigou Village, Huairou District, Beijing. 怀柔区北沟村
  • Open: 7am-9.30pm
  • Price: from CNY150 / Person
  • Tel: 010-61626506
  • Transportation: The Brickyard is not reachable by public transport, we recommend you either hire a car, arrange for pick up and drop off by them, or let us know when you book your tour.
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The flexibility of our travel service allows us to take you to family friendly eateries and tailor your itinerary to suit the needs of all the members of your family. If you are planning a family tour of Beijing, see our recommended itineraries below for inspiration:

If you are not interested in those itineraries, just tell us your interests and requirements and we will help you tailor-make the perfect Beijing family tour for you.

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