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Black Sesame Kitchen

) #3 of 12,173 Restaurants in Beijing $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
No.28 Zhonglao Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100000, China
+86 136 9147 4408
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
No.28 Zhonglao Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100000, China
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Probably only known by tourists via Tripadvisor but nevertheless a wonderful adress. Hidden in a small alley you get to a little courtyard with two rooms available for dinner guests, one with the little open kitchen. Only open thuesdays and thursdays. Two chefs prepare a...More

Thank 188575Peter
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Had a wonderful night here with family and friends. Coco our restaurant host welcomed us and was attentive through the evening explaining all dishes and ensuring we were catered for. This is a 10 dish traditional menu cooked in an open kitchen and served on...More

Thank snazzysnaps
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to be able to book a reservation for our group of four, one month in advance. A fantastic dinning experience paired with great wine. Each dish was beautifully presented and an Absolute tasting sensation. Our table consisted of an assorted group from...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great food and service. Coco was very helpful with our group of 14 Senior adults with our dinner. Food and presentation for outstanding. We were lucky our tour guide & driver dropped us off and picked us up after dinner. Don't miss this outstanding experience...More

Thank FrequentFlyer214
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Starts off with the experience of just finding the place. I made reservations a couple weeks before and was so excited, we walked from our hotel and thought we were lost by the look of it but it was amazing location even better food and...More

Thank kingofkillinit
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We found this restaurant through trip advisor and it definitely lived up to all expectations. We managed to get a last minute booking on the day we arrived which was lucky as they informed us they are booked up four months in advance. The food...More

Thank nickobravo
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this place at friends recommendation and we truly enjoyed the experience! Located in a quiet alleway not far from the center, the place is true experience. 15 person table and chef/kitchen next to you, makes the process fun and interesting - you see how...More

1  Thank Janno K
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and made a reservation before traveling. So glad I did. It is located down an alley. We arrived early and was given some snacks and tour of the very basic, Chinese property. Food and drink were plentiful and delicious. The...More

Thank Marie N
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended in several guides and it didn't disappoint. Tucked away in a lane it is not overly hard to find, for Beijing anyway! Be warned that it is communal dining which some people may not like. But we had a great evening...More

2  Thank Sally R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went with a group of friends who were leaving Beijing. It was a great atmosphere and we enjoyed great food!

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rajeev m
Can tthey put 11 people on 1-2 tables. We have 7 vegetarian NO meat. What kind of dishes they have Also what is the price range if they have ficx menu How far from JW Marriott
24 March 2017|
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Response from BlackSesameKitchen | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Yes, we can fit 11 people at 1 table, as long as there is space that evening. Is it 300RMB or about $50 per person, and yes, we can most definitely accommodate vegetarians with plenty of... More
How much does it cost for the 10 course dinner with 2 glasses of wine. I read conflicting messages
17 March 2017|
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Response from BlackSesameKitchen | Property representative |
Hi Huntsville, Alabama, The meal costs 300RMB, or roughly $50US, for the ten course meal and generous pours of wine. Please book by emailing us. Thank you! the BSK team
Margery G
Hi CoCo I will be in Beijing on January 22, 2016 to January 24, 2016 and would like to make a reservation for a 10 course dinner meal on any of the above dates. There will be myself and my daughter: I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you, Margery
12 December 2015|
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Response from toad69 | Reviewed this property |
You will have a great time and they are very helpful , use their web site to contact them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.28 Zhonglao Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100000, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 136 9147 4408
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We are a reservations-only dining experience offering a set menu of ten courses and two wine pairings in an open kitchen where you'll learn the secrets of Chinese cuisine.
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