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1949 The Hidden City

98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
+86 10 6521 2221
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beijing duck” (6 reviews)
“roast duck” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely display and presentation of the Peking Duck. Nice service, yet a little slow in getting drinks refilled. To be honest, I like my home cooked duck better. The flavor was just not there for me. They bring the duck to the table, carve and...More

Thank Lydia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've visited this beautiful restaurant last Sunday. No reservation in advance was needed, we've got table outside as weather was perfect :) Decided to try highly recommended Beijing duck with accompany of dumplings :) Duck was pure perfection! Tried duck in few different places before...More

Thank Agata R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to have Peking Duck for Dinner ... while in Beijing. The 1949 Restaurant, spotted in TripAdvisor and located right next to our Hotel, turned out to be an excellent Choice - very kind staff - patiently demonstrating how to eat the duck -...More

Thank francoisv138
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went to this restaurant on a Wednesday evening as a business dinner. The staf's English is not great. The ambiance and atmosphere is great. The food is plenty and good. They serve an excellent Peking duck, great in taste and in presentation, with all...More

Thank Ch B
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I tried the roast duck in a number of Beijing restaurants. This was the best of them. Great taste and presentation.

Thank Greens123456
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

An excellent meal, roast duck with all the trimmings, the local home brewed beer is also very very good. Well worth a visit if in Beijing.

Thank Ap22014
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Jin Bao Jie the manager took special care of us, he made sure our Peking duck was just right! He also took the time to explain the best wine to go with our meal. Service was excellent!

1  Thank Howard O
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Famous for serving authentic Peking Duck. Would say overall is serving a wide range of delicious chinese dishes of very good quality. The service, for the level of the restaurant is not up to the standard but he culinary is pretty good. Good wine list...More

Thank PinoVelardi
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The atmosphere is great, coming into the 1949 courtyard. The food is of decent quality, but quite pricy for beijing i would say. The duck is decent, not amazing for beijing standards.

Thank K N
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Famous for serving authentic Peking Duck, this restaurant is a culinary delight, also serving a wide range of delicious Chinese dishes. The atmosphere is classy and sophisticated and the entrance is through an art gallery, which adds to the sophisticated vibe. I spotted South African...More

Thank Hilka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
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Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Jin Bao St., Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6521 2221
Branch of restaurant by the same name in Sanlitun, Beijing
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