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1949 The Hidden City

98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (16 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
“fried rice” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017

If your in Beijing and wish to experience the very best Peking Duck restaurant experience, this is it. I have had the pleasure of dining here twice in the last year and will be going back again in May. Great Service and Atmosphere. Beautiful interior...More

Thank Gerald T
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Even though it is quite easy to get great Peking Duck in most capital cities, you still have to have it in Beijing! This is the place to come of you are anywhere nearby. Food was great. Service friendly. Kids loved being able to see...More

1  Thank stevenbkk
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were told not to miss Peking Duck whilst in Beijing, and our hotel concierge directed us to 1949. The restaurant has a lovely decor. Despite arriving without a booking we were shown promptly to a table and an English speaking waiter looked after us...More

1  Thank Emma D
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The roast Peking Duck was really nice. The best we have amongst the restaurants in Beijing. All other dishes are really nice too. You need to pre-order the duck when you make the table reservation or otherwise you will need to wait for an hour....More

Thank MsNG1307
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very cozy Chinese themed restaurant. They actually have a real fireplace to roast the duck. They cut up the duck in front of you.

Thank Vivian C
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Went here with a group. Service was excellent and great food to match. Fortunately, we had the menu, which meant we knew how to pace ourselves.

Thank 440JOH
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In a hidden location around the corner from the Legendale hotel, can be tricky to find! Set in a traditional Hutong style house, the restaurant's specialty appeared to be the Peking duck. There was however also a giant woodfire oven that almost smelt like they...More

Thank Holly K
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The restaurant is set in interesting location off of the street. The décor and ambiance is classy and romantic with the tables smartly located and not overly crowded. The food was above average in quality and presentation, however I would not consider it the best...More

Thank Chet D
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The ambiance is sophisticated but casual and not too loud, The gong signaling arrival of the duck and the carving chef adds excitement to the experience. We had a range of side dishes, all of which were delicious. The wine list was scant, quite expensive,...More

Thank WanderersSF
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Just within walking distance, it is behind jin Bao centre and legendale hotel. Love the gong sound when your duck is carved in front of u. Two of us managed to finish one duck plus one well fried kale dish, loved the attention to detail...More

Thank Bwkuah
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing
Branch of restaurant by the same name in Sanlitun, Beijing
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