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Beijing Imperial Dining Experience at Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant with Houhai Lake Bar Tour

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    What to Expect
    After pickup from your central Beijing hotel, travel by private, air-conditioned vehicle to the Bai Jia Da Yuan restaurant.

    Situated in the Haidian district, this famous restaurant occupies a former Qing-dynasty royal palace, and forms one of Beijing’s protected cultural heritage sites. All around lie exquisite gardens of trees, ponds, exotic flowers, terraces, and pavilions.

    Be greeted by the restaurant’s costumed staff — all dressed as Qing-era courtiers, maids, concubines, and eunuchs — and step through the lantern-festooned courtyard into the impressive, regal dining room.

    Sit down to a sumptuous imperial dinner of dishes like dumplings, noodles, and flower salads, and as you dine, enjoy colorful live performances taken from Chinese operas, adding to the historical flavor.

    Afterward, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Beijing. See illuminated landmarks including the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube Olympic stadiums, Drum Tower and Bell Tower, and then stroll through the bar-filled, lakeside Houhai area, one of Beijing’s hottest nightspots. Admire the lake views and visit a bar to down a refreshing beer.

    Lastly, finish your experience with a hotel drop-off. Alternatively, choose to stay on in the area independently, with your guide giving you directions back to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located hotel
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Your centrally located hotel or you can spend more time in the bar by your own if you like
    Inclusions
    • Dinner
    • Bar tour
    • One bottle beer in Houhai bar
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local tax
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • If you choose to have different language tour guide service other than English or Chinese one, please ensure to make your booking at least 3 days in advance
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Taking this tour, was a fun way to experience a bit of old Imperial China. The beautiful gardens and venue were elegant. The staff, all dressed in traditional clothing from the time period, helped lend to an authentic feel. Our guide, Lisa, was excellent. Pleasant...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank jari321
    Reviewed 27 August 2018

    Our host Lisa was the most experienced and professional tour guide in China. She treated us like VIP's all of the way. The experience at the Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant is as opulent and it could have been Imperial Times in China, with outstanding...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank pfernand
    Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

    I went here with my 14 year old daughter. What can I say it was so beautiful. The staff were all in traditional clothing. We were taken for a tour of the gardens before we ate. I’m no Gardner but they were stunning. In fact...More

    Thank Journey181028
    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    The Beijing Imperial Dining Experience at Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant followed by Houhai Lake Bar Tour was anything short from outstanding! Lily picked us up from our hotel on time, and were immediately at ease with her pleasant and cheerful personality. Before we dined...More

    Date of experience: June 2017
    Thank Tuesday247
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