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Weirdest Restaurants in Beijing for Unusual Dining Experience

There are various kinds of delicious food in Beijing with a long history of flavorsome snacks. However, some special little restaurants are also well worth a visit! Perhaps most people travel to Beijing to enjoy food in famous places with a good reputation, but have you ever tried those in the unusual little restaurants? People who have been there are profuse with praise. Here are 3 of Beijing's best weird restaurants.

Trojan Fairy 木马童话黑暗餐厅

Located at 109 Hunching Dasha, the Trojan Fairy, a high-level Western-style restaurant with a 5-star standard of luxury facilities, is the only dark themed restaurant in the city The restaurant is divided into light and dark areas; in the darkness, waiters provide a service with night vision instruments and you can experience food tasting in a realistic version. As it is dark, much romance is added to the meal. A small, carefully cooked and succulent Troy steak with a delicious fragrance is a fresh and exciting meal when eaten by hand and in the darkness, giving you a signal that you’ve arrived in the right place.

Please remember to book a day in advance

  • Avereage price per person: 200 RMB
  • Cuisine: Western food
  • Opening times: 11:00am-10:00pm
  • Address: 8th Floor, Hunching Dasha, 109 Xidan Bei Dajie, Xicheng District 西城区西单北大街109婚庆大楼8楼
  • Telephone: 010-66160336

Haloing the Past 昔 巷

Haloing the Past lies at 3, Dajingchangxi Hutong, Gulou Dongdajie, Dongcheng District (near Nanluoguxiang) and has the warm childhood memories of people from the 1970s and 1980s. It is a world of old toys, simple desks and other current popular items from those days, such as tin toys, double cassette recorders, comic books, enamel cups, chalkboard desks, aromatic malt, glass bottles, small Coke bottles and small animal crackers. Among them, there is a bar which has been made from an old replica trolley, from which the pure and simple old times can easily be caught.

Please remember to book two days in advance

  • Average price per person: 66 RMB
  • Cuisine: Creative cuisine
  • Opening times: 12:30pm-3:00pm 6:30pm-10:00pm (special sessions agreed by request)
  • Address:3, Dajingchangxi Hutong, Gulou Dongdajie, Dongcheng District 东城区鼓楼东大街大经厂西巷3号
  • Telephone: 010-64065852

Kiev 基辅罗斯餐厅

As the only Ukrainian style restaurant in Beijing, Kiev, which lies in Huipunanlu, Cuiweilu, Haidian District and has a semi basement covering an area of 700 square meters with two 80-square-meter VIP halls, features Ukrainian style decorations with simple and elegant rhythms and sophisticated facilities.
The restaurant mainly offers the most authentic national dishes from Ukraine cooked by the special Ukrainian chefs, which people in Beijing usually call Russian Western-style food. The liquor there is vodka which has been produced in Russia and the Ukraine.
What makes it unusual are the concerts which start at 6pm every day. The restaurant is always full of the beautiful music sung by the energetic former Soviet Union exploit actors from Russia and the Ukraine, who are highly professional and you can request your favorites (only Russian and Chinese). So there will be no seating available after 6pm without advanced booking.

Please remember to book a day in advance

  • Average price per person: 120-200 RMB
  • Cuisine: Western food
  • Opening times: 11:00am-11:00pm
  • Address: 13 Puhui Nanli, Yuyuantan Nanlu (west of the Millennium Monument), Haidian District 海淀区玉渊潭南路普惠南里13号Telephone: 010-68283482