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Ghost Street (Gui Jie)

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  • Excellent22%
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17 Jun 2018
“Delish”
27 Jun 2018
“Super cool”
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Lined with billowing red lanterns, this busy all-night food boulevard stretches more than a mile-and-a-quarter and is lined with more than 100 restaurants featuring local cuisines from the different provinces.
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Dongzhimennei Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This street is the best street in Beijing to experience the current trending food. It has a really cool vibe and the best thing at the moment is that you can also enjoy the World Cup footie in lots of restaurants along the road!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BElectricBeijing
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I thought this was more market like ... but really it’s just a street of restaurants. Some very popular. We got a ticket for one and we’re 84th in the queue! No thanks! Ended up walking most of the street and heading to one that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank K M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Since my friend wanted to try crawfish in China, we came across this street online and wanted to try it out. We reached about 8plus and it was really quiet. There was no crowd, no long queues, nothing like we have read online. When we...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank JoycelynT32
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had heard that Gui Jie, or Ghost Street, would be a lively and exciting place to visit in the evening in Beijing and to grab a bit to eat. Whilst we did not expect it to be the same as some pictures we had...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank JessTanxx
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This place is great for someone with an iron gut who eats anything and everything. I can’t do tongue, rabbit head, bull frog, gizzards etc which are galore on these menus (when I could read them) the area is nicely lit up but most “nicer”...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank harshhonestcritic
Reviewed 2 November 2017

the street is overwhelming in a positive way; meaning, when you first arrive, it looked like a food heaven with big sign boards, people are happy along the streets as they are getting ready to eat. However, when you walk down the streets trying to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MaraBois
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I arrived here at around 9pm for dinner and it was easily located with it being next to a subway. The street has many restaurants, next to each other and across. There are many good options such as hot pot, BBQ, yogurt desserts and most...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank thinkblue8
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Went there for second time.It seems that's the best place for mini lobsters & grilled fish on hot plate .No surprise as had tried before,the mini lobsters are tasty but too tiny to enjoy the meat . Grilled fish is better as it 's grilled...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jesslyn2102
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We have been here a couple times while we have been living here. It's a good choice when it's late and you're hungry. The restaurants are pretty typical. Seafood, hotpot and BBQ. Not any western restaurants that I've seen. All in all it's good to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank denisemY7115BJ
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This very famous street is best visited at night when it is filled with food stalls hawking street food. Famous for spicy mini lobsters and hotpot. There are also lots of restaurants with long queues. Price varies according to choice of fancy or cheaper looking...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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bellaroda
10 March 2017|
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Response from DonHenson | Reviewed this property |
The street was doing a facelift as of Dec 2016. I'm guessing the lanterns will be back with the warm weather - but China is apt to surprise!
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