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Kao Rou Ji

14 Qian Hai Dong Yan, Beijing, China
+86 10 6404 2554
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (3 reviews)
“mutton” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Barbecue
££ - £££
14 Qian Hai Dong Yan, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

I went here with my colleague is a vegetarian and we stuck to just vegetarian dishes, of which there are quite a few for a BBQ style restaurant. Photo box menu with English translations guides you through. No music, which gives your ears respite from...More

1  Thank BurleyBoy-XLondoner
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Went a few times and every time the food was excellent you cannot go wrong and well priced They will set you up with an English speaking waitress or at least someone who understands Would highly recommend

Thank Vince C
Reviewed 15 November 2015

My tour guide brought me here for Chinese BBQ on my first day in Beijing. Said it's popular amongst locals and for good reason. Excellent food, prices and service. Great location too. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Geo89_12
Reviewed 7 June 2015

You really can't go wrong with this restaurant, it's located right on the lake and the menu is huge (photos of dishes are on the menu). The restaurant is very large and can accommodate many people. We ordered the Peking Roast Duck- it was cheaper...More

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Kaorouji is a great old restaurant adjoining Houhai Lake. They can arrange a very nice meal on a boat and you can dine in imperial style while gliding around Houhai. If you like, you can hire a musician to go along with you and make...More

Thank paladin66
Reviewed 23 October 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended by a local tour company. It has an English menu with photos and a wide range of dishes. Great location, easily accessible by subway (Shichahai station, Line 8) and located right on Qianhai Lake. It's nice to be able to...More

1  Thank Sogloriaso
Reviewed 21 September 2014

For our last night in Beijing, a business friend of my husband arranged for us to have dinner on Lake Hou Hai. This was a surprise to us. We got to the Restaurant and she was going over our dinner menu with someone in Chinese....More

1  Thank Anne P
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Awesome Lamb BBQ for 12RMB (Sept 2014) per stick, which you can get from a small side window at the outside. There's a long queue so be prepared to wait. Slowly eat it and enjoy the view of both houhai and qianhai and the bridge...More

Thank Qes78
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Kao Rou Ji is another welcomed affordable restaurant of the locals. The food was very good, especially suitable for friends afterwork, enjoying a couple of beer and casual chatting. Therefore the restaurant was very loud when I was there. The table was not clean enough...More

2  Thank Miranda M
Reviewed 29 August 2013

This restaurant is a great location for an evening visit, just by the lakes, in a lively area with plenty of bars and pubs. The food was well priced and tasty. We particularly enjoyed the spicy lamb ribs, and a large plate of stir-fried vegetables...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Qian Hai Dong Yan, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6404 2554
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