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Fangshan Restaurant in Beijing, China

 
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Ivan's pictureby Ivan Food travel tip
added on the 8th of September, 2010
We've never tasted a deliciously and elaborately prepared meal such as the one we had at the Fangshan Restaurant in Beihai Park. This restaurant is famous for its imperial cuisine, serving dishes that were made for the emperors. The name of the restaurant comes right from this way of food preparation, meaning ‘imitate the imperial court cuisine'.

The whole place is huge and its decorations of dragons and phoenixes symbolize the royal environment emperors were used to at court. It was truly an exquisite experience; we felt like important people who dine everyday in such rich surroundings. :) Definitely a must-try!

Address:
No.1, Wenjin Jie, Beihai Park, Xicheng District.

Price:
Average cost per person: CNY200 - CNY300 

Opening Hours:
1:00-13:30 / 17:00-19:30

How to get there:
By several buses: 5, 13, 101, 103, 109, 810 (get off at Beihai Stop)

 
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