The COVID-19 outbreak looks to be under control in Beijing, and things are slowly getting back to normal. But the following venues are not getting complacent; they can all assure the safety and wellbeing of their guests is a top priority, implementing extra precautionary measures, such as routine sanitization of public areas and restrooms, mandatory masks and body temperature checks. So get out there and enjoy yourselves... or there are a couple delivery options too!
Beersmith is back, opened from 11am to midnight daily, and over the last couple months has been busy planning spring deals and events to keep friends and guests entertained every day of the week.
Catch up with friends and colleagues with Beersmith’s daily happy hour. Enjoy buy-one-get-one beers from 5pm to 7pm on weekdays, and all Beersmith beer for RMB35 from 11am to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday. And they're hosting live DJ sets.
Eat vegetarian. Save water. Drink beer. Meatless Monday is a global campaign encouraging everyone to cut meat out of their diet for one day per week. The goal is to improve personal health and help the environment – and Beersmith is now taking part. Every Monday, enjoy one meat-free dish and a beer for RMB98, all day and all night. Choose from their veggie burger, vegan tacos, mushroom penne, quinotto, meatless or vegan cobb salad or Omnipork nachos.
Looking for a great excuse to catch up over a steak and a couple beers? Or maybe you’ve just been craving a perfectly cooked, high-quality steak. Whatever the reason, Beersmith’s Gentlemen’s Club Tuesday gets all guests (both ladies and gents) two free beers with every steak order. Available from our a la carte menu, all day long.
Skipped girls night out the last few months? Get your fix with Beersmith’s Ladies’ Night, where every Wednesday ladies get free beer from 5pm to 9pm.
For friends who’ve grown to love Beersmith delivery, they are continuing their takeaway beer service. Find crowd favorites like the Hopsessed Hazy IPA, Cosmic Pale Ale and Uncontrollably Passionate India Pale Ale Lager – all with unique new label designs – available now on WeChat mall and Ele.me.
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Worried about eating in the same old overcrowded office? Come to BEI Commune from 11am-5pm to get some work done, and enjoy a Chinese or Italian set lunch with a free flow of coffee and tea in a cozy environment for just RMB65. Think fresh salads followed by the likes of spaghetti bolognaise or pork belly dong po rou with balsamic vinegar.
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Beijing Hotel NUO has recently launched F&B pick-up service for you to savor a memorable dining experience at home. Their culinary team is offering specially crafted dishes with fresh ingredients and tasty flavors. Diverse gourmet cuisines are at your fingertips, including Chinese, Western and light food. Indulge in various kinds of delicacies to spoil your taste buds, ranging from Kung Pao Chicken and Beef La Main, Pasta and Pizza to Salmon Fillet and Wagyu Rib Eye Steak. Call (86 10) 8500 4171 to order from 8am-8pm.
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As spring arrives to warm the city, a treat for the tastebuds is here as well. China World Summit Wing, Beijing’s restaurant outlets are resuming normal operations, with opening hours as follows:
Noodle Bar offers favorites such as hot and spicy Sichuan rice noodles, Suzhou-style soy sauce noodles and signature beef noodle soup. Open daily from 11am to 8pm.
The Red Chamber sees crispy and fragrant roast Peking duck just a chopstick away! Open daily from 11.30am-9pm.
The Lounge allows guests to once again enjoy a refined afternoon tea alongside sweeping views of the city from the 80th floor. Open daily from 10.30am to midnight.
Grill 79, ‘the nearest restaurant (along with Nadaman) to the moon in town,’ is open daily from 5pm to 9pm
Nadaman has launched its new menu around the flavors native to the Kansai region. Open daily from 11.30am to 9pm.
Atmosphere sees liquid artman ready to make new specials for cocktail lovers. Open daily from 5pm to midnight.
For more information or to make a reservation, call (86 10) 8571 6459 or email email@example.com. Follow the hotel on WeChat (ID: bjcwsw) for the latest news and promotions.
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CHAR bar & grill, which has been awarded Michelin & Black Pearl Awards, is open daily from 5.30-10pm with an upgraded menu (telephone 8516 0065 to book a table). Here’s what’s on offer:
With the Any Four CHAR New Set Menu you can choose any four dishes you like. Start off with Canadian scallops and caviar salad, followed by porcini mushroom, then prime Australian beef tenderloin with black pepper sauce or slow cooked salmon for your main course and then top it all off with CHAR version of tiramisu. It is all an affordable luxury treat for your wintery taste buds. RMB358 net plus RMB188 net for free-flow house wine including red, white and bubbles.
Mixed Grill to Share sees Australian grass-fed beef tenderloin, New Zealand lamb chops, pork sausages, half lobster and grilled salmon, together with fresh salads and black pepper sauce and mushroom sauce. Mixed Grill for one RMB288 net; Mixed Grill XXL RMB888 net.
You can also enjoy a relaxing weekend brunch at TOP Tapas with stunning views of Sanlitun. Indulge in a three or four-course brunch menu with a wild selection of freshly baked pasties, eggs and special main courses like pan fried salmon and prawn linguini. Bubbles and wine will also help get you through the day. The brunch menu is on offer every Saturday and Sunday from 1130am-3pm. Weekend Brunch 3-Course RMB258 net / person; 4-Course RMB288 net / person; add RMB68 for free-flow soft drinks, coffee and tea; add RMB108 for free-flow on all drinks, including hangover cures, bubbles and wine. Call 8516 0067 to reserve.
YING Taste of Spring sees alfresco Chinese dining available on a terrace overlooking vibrant Sanlitun. The food here showcases Cantonese cuisine bursting in flavor and freshness. Seasonal ingredients are carefully selected to serve delectable signature dishes, a new must-try in town. Daily from 11.30am-8pm, call 8516 0067 to reserve.
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As we welcome back spring, we also see the reopening of Jing Yaa Tang, where Chef Li Dong and his team have prepared a selected menu from their signature dishes, including their renowned Peking duck and homemade dim sum.
Meanwhile, their legendary unlimited dim sum weekend is also back; if you're missing endless baskets of shrimp dumplings, piping hot xiao long bao, fluffy cha siu baau or buttery egg tarts, Unlimited Dim Sum takes place every weekend from 11am-2pm, and is RMB188 per person. You can top it up with Chandon sparkling wine free-flow for an additional RMB168 per person.
You can also now enjoy Jing Yaa Tang roast duck and set menus delivered straight to your door. Simply go on to JSS, Sherpa’s or Meituan Dianping and search for “Jing Yaa Tang” to access the full great value menu.
For more details or reservations on any of the above call (86 10) 6410 5230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The wait finally ends as RED BOWL returns to satiate guests’ hot pot cravings starting from April 8. Elevating Chinese hot pot to a stylish new level, Beijingers’ favorite comfort food is served in chic and sleek surroundings that mix raw with refined; exposed brick walls, recycled timber and stylish street art blending effortlessly with speakeasy lighting and splashes of bright colors. Their elite chef team warmly welcomes guests back with an elevated stock variety and enchanting tastes drawn from market-sourced spices infused with selected ingredients. Dinner daily from 5.30-9pm, call (86 10) 6536 0066 to reserve.
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Country Kitchen is famous for its reviving of classic Chinese village cooking, comforting guests’ taste buds and hearts with captivating dishes and its ambience of a rustic Chinese village with a stylish contemporary twist. The revived “lost recipes” of roasted and clay pot pork belly (above), which were popular fare amongst upper-class Beijingers in the 1950s, can now be discovered and savored by modern diners. Time-honored favorites also on the menu include wood-roasted Peking Duck, wok-fried lamb and crispy Wenchang chicken. Dinner daily from 5.30-9pm, call (86 10) 6536 0066 to reserve.
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Addison Liew, Chef de Cuisine at Brasserie 1893, invites you to sample his creative cooking methods and finest ingredients from his dinner menu every Friday to Sunday from 6-9pm. But that’s not all; there is no better way to start your weekend than with a full brunch spread, and at Brasserie 1893 they have two:
Saturday’s Small Bites Craft Brunch (above) contains nearly 40 individual dishes exquisitely arranged in the form of tapas, giving you an incredible brunch experience far beyond your expectations.
New York to Paris Sunday Brunch (below) invites discerning gourmets to embark on a gastronomic journey from New York to Paris, discovering mouthwatering delicacies from the two vibrant culinary destinations, including Waldorf’s Egg Benedict, fried chicken and waffles and duck foie gras terrine. Dinner is available from 6-9pm, while weekend brunch is on offer from 12-3pm; call (86 10) 8520 8989 to reserve.
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Zijin Mansion has also reopened and is serving a selected menu every Tuesday to Sunday. You can find their renowned stir-fried scallop and baby kale in XO Chili Sauce, barbecued pork in honey sauce and pan fried cod fillet with creamy chili paste among the signature dishes on the menu. The talented culinary team also selects seasonal bamboo to present you with a series of delicate dishes to stir your taste buds. Lunch 12-2.30pm; dinner 6pm-9pm; call (86 10) 8520 8989 to reserve.
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Luxury Food Delivery Service
The luxury food delivery service of Waldorf Astoria Beijing sees them choosing high quality, healthy ingredients to make a delicate set menu and sumptuous a la carte menus, including traditional Cantonese cuisine, Western signature dishes and healthy vegetarian dishes, directly from chef’s kitchen to guest’s plate. In addition, the acclaimed “Skin Lab Afternoon Tea” can also be delivered to your home, with all orders delivered by hotel staff and driver. Daily 11am-9pm; afternoon tea order and delivery time daily 2pm-6pm; call (86 10) 8520 8989 to reserve.
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