No Christmas Plans Yet? Check Out the Festive Fun in Beijing!

By That's Beijing, December 22, 2021

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Christmas 2021 has crept up on us. If you still haven’t made plans, you’re not too late! There is plenty of festive fun going on in Beijing. 

For many people, leaving the capital is not an option right now. But perhaps that’s all the more reason to experience everything Beijing has to offer over the festive period!

Indulge in traditional Christmas roast dinners (eat-in or takeaway), festive afternoon tea, Christmas cocktails and more. 

However you choose to spend your time over the festive period, That’s Beijing would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!  

Bottega and Forno

Bottega and Forno are joining forces to bring you their first ever Christmas lucky draw! 

From December 10 onwards, for every RMB500 spent at Bottega, Forno, El Barrio and Daruma, you will get one chance to participate in the lucky draw. Save your receipt and present it at either Bottega Xinyuanli or Forno Taikooli restaurants. The draw ends on December 31. 

Prizes include Italian Pannetone; Bottega tote bags; various wines including Lirica Primitivo DI Manduria, La Linda Malbec and Gancia Prosecco Rose; and selected Bottega pizzas. 

Available from Fri December 10 until Fri December 31, RMB500 spent at Bottega, Forno, El Barrio and Daruma equal to one chance to win (note: prizes can ONLY be redeemed at Bottega Xinyuanli and Forno Taikooli).


Get the perfect festive sweet treat this holiday season. Traditional Italian Panettone is available at any Bottega and Forno restaurant! 

Available Tues December 7 until Fri December 31 only while stocks last, Bottega, Forno

CHAO Hotel


Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas Eve or Christmas Day meal at CHAO Living Room!

Christmas foie gras pork is decorated with a wreath composed of artichokes, pecans and rosemary. Boston lobster seafood platter, New Zealand venison tenderloin, M9 steak and beef willow Wellington will all tickle your taste buds this holiday. 

The whole turkey for six to eight people and the Christmas tree root cake will make your festivities complete. As well as mulled wine, Club Bar also has special Christmas club and Beijing Manhattan cocktails.

Moreover, Drawing Room is offering an afternoon tea set menu made up of fresh raspberries, strawberries, cherries, pomegranates and other fruits. There are 15 kinds of afternoon tea in the whole set, as well as nine desserts.

Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, +86 18010125998, +86 13811295825, Living Room and Drawing Room, CHAO.

Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport


Festive Afternoon Tea at Bites will help get you in a truly festive mood! Join family and friends for a collection of sweet treats coupled with tea, coffee or hot chocolate. 

Available until Fri December 31, 11am-5pm, RMB298 per set, Bites, Cordis, Beijing Capital Airport

But that’s not all. A sumptuous 6-course festive feast awaits at Ming Court! Indulge in fish maw soup, prawns with black truffle sauce, beef ribs and more. Choices of sparkling and house wine are available; private dining rooms are available.

Available Wed December 15 until Sat December 25, 11.30am-2pm (lunch) OR 5.30-10pm (dinner), RMB988 for two persons, 010-6457 5555, Ming Court, Cordis, Beijing Capital International Airport

Hotel Éclat Beijing

Head to Hotel Éclat Beijing for the ideal Christmas eve or Christmas day dinner! 


George’s Xmas Eve Dinner menu includes succulent dishes such as pan-seared half Boston lobster, grilled Australian beef tenderloin and more. 

George’s Xmas Day Dinner menu includes slow-cooked Iceland sole fillet, smoked Australian beef tenderloin and more. 

Each menu is RMB888 per person OR RMB1,688 for two persons (price includes 6% VAT), 010 -8561 2888, Hotel Éclat Beijing.

Exchange Restaurant @ Pan Pacific Beijing  


Christmas with friends and family is always better with a festive feast! 

Head to Exchange Restaurant for sumptuous and free-flow wine. Top prizes are also on offer in the Christmas lucky draw which will take place during the meal. 

Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, 5.30-9.30pm, RMB358 (adult), RMB179 (child), 010-6376 7777, Exchange Restaurant, Pan Pacific Beijing.

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing


A whole host of festive activities are happening at Four Seasons Hotel Beijing! 

Winter Wonderland Christmas-themed Afternoon Tea in Opus Lounge lets you indulge in crab yule log, strawberry cheese cake and more. Mulled wine will be sure to warm your festive heart.

Available until Fri December 31, 2.30-5.30pm, RMB268 per person OR RMB488 for two persons, Opus Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

A stunning box full of surprise gifts, as well as traditional sweets crafted by executive pastry chef Wendy Bai is all part of the wonderful range of Christmas hampers. Be sure to pick one up for your dear friends and family. 

Available until Fri December 31, 11am-7pm, RMB800 and above for Christmas Box OR RMB288 and above for Christmas Sweets and Cakes, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a succulent Christmas dinner! Be sure to book yours. 

Available until Fri December 31, 6-10.30pm, RMB468 per set including a glass of mulled wine or apple cinnamon tea, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

Chill out this Christmas with a festive brunch. Festive delicacies and Christmas-themed sweet treats are all included. 

Available on Sat December 18, 12-3pm, RMB588 per person; RMB294 per person for children aged 6-12 years old, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

Also available on Christmas Day, RMB688 per person; RMB344 per person for children aged 6-12 years old, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

NOTE: Complimentary for kids under five years old. 

Enjoy an Italian-style Christmas dining experience at MIO restaurant. Michelin-starred chefs will produce dishes to tickle your taste buds! 

Available until Thurs December 30 (NOT AVAILABLE on Christmas Eve), 5.30-10pm, RMB688 per person, MIO, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

Enjoy an Italian Christmas eve dinner with the family. A heart-warming selection of dishes will be sure to make the night before Christmas more than memorable. 

Available on Fri December 24, 5.30-10pm, RMB1,388 per person, MIO, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.

All Price are subject to 15% sservice charge, call 010-5695 8888 to make reservation.

Home Plate


Home Plate is here to take care of all your Christmas dinner needs! 

Book your turkey dinner now at either Sanlitun or Sanyuanqiao location. Half-smoked turkey is perfect for 3-5 people. Meanwhile, a whole-smoked turkey is great for 7-10 people. Each come with all the trimmings. A complimentary glass of fireball mulled wine is available for every guest! 

Note that advanced reservation is required. 

Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, half-smoked turkey set (RMB988); whole-smoked turkey set (RMB1,888), MUST book in advance, Homeplate

Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing

A whole lot of festive fun is on offer at Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing! 

Christmas Sunday brunch at Market Café is available on Sunday, December 19 and Sunday, December 26. Along with delectable food and drink, guests can also enjoy Christmas jazz by Mark Elshout and a Christmas-themed cooking class. 

Available on Sun December 26, RMB468 per person, Market Café, Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangfujing.


Christmas buffet dinner is not to be missed! Freshly shucked oyster, Baerii caviar, Alaska king crab and more are all on the menu. Christmas eve will feature a kid’s choir and lucky draw. Meanwhile, Christmas day will feature a themed cooking class and lucky draw. 

Christmas eve buffet dinner, Christmas Eve, RMB988 per person, includes kid’s choir and lucky draw, Market Café, Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. 

Christmas day buffet dinner, Christmas Day, RMB888 per person, includes themed cooking class and lucky draw, Market Café, Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. 

For a Japanese take on Christmas, head to Shunpachi for an izakaya all-you-can-eat menu! Fresh sea urchin, blue fin tuna, teppan grain-fed 300-day tenderloin and more are all on the menu.

Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, RMB688 per person, Shunpachi, Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. 

Book a one-night stay in the Diplomat Suite for a luxurious Christmas!

As part of the package, you will get:

  • Regency Club access for three persons 

  • Chauffeur service in a Maybach GLS 480 (two-way transportation within Beijing) 

  • Stylish festive themed decorations 

  • Welcome bottle of champagne and caviar 

  • Tailor-made dinner by Chef Markus pairing selected wines by Sommelier Hannah for six persons (maximum 10 persons for an additional RMB888 per person) 

Available from until Thurs March 31, RMB15,888 per night, Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. 

For more information,please visit:, or contact the hotel at 86 (10) 8630 1234.

Beijing InterContinental Sanlitun

The festive season is upon us! What better way to spend Christmas and New Year than with family and friends enjoying sumptuous food and drink.

InterContinental Beijing Sanlitun’s festive menus will make your Christmas and New Year more than memorable.


A lavish Christmas lunch or dinner brings you a truffle-inspired set menu consisting of a five sumptuous courses at CHAR bar & grill or Top Tapas; you’ll also get a Christmas gift in the form of The Lancôme Absolue at CHAR bar & grill or Top Tapas.

Available December 22-December 26, lunch, 11.30am-2pm; dinner, 5.30-10pm; Christmas Eve dinner, 5-8pm, 8.30-11pm, 5-course set menu, RMB1,388 per person OR RMB2,688 for two persons, 010-8516 0065, CHAR bar & grill OR Top Tapas.

The newly launched Bee Brunch menu is a heart-warming addition to the festive calendar. Enjoy either the Christmas or New Year version.

3-course, RMB268 per person OR 4-Course, RMB298 per person,

Christmas version, December 25-December 27, 11.30am-3pm,

New Year version, January 1-January 3, 11.30am-3pm,

010-8516 0065, CHAR bar & grill OR Top Tapas.

Stop by Royal Lounge for a sweet treat or two. Choose from a variety of festive desserts including White Snow Mountain Cake, panettone, a gingerbread house and more.

December 1-January 6, 010-8516 0067, Royal Lounge.

Enjoy a delectable Christmas Royal Afternoon Tea with Christmas cookies, chocolates and a signature Italian Christmas bread with chocolate sauce. To whet your appetite, be sure to indulge in specially crafted appetizers including lobster cocktail, caviar cream, egg nouvelle, osetra caviar in egg shell, sour cream, potatoes and more.  

RMB788 for two persons, December 1-January 6, 11am-7pm, 010-8516 0062, Royal Lounge.

The Juicy house-roasted turkey and ham with sides to share will be sure to warm up your festivities. The honey ham comes with the perfect selection of seasonal vegetables.

Royal Turkey to go, 6-7 kilograms, RMB1,280, 8-10 persons OR 9-10 kilograms, RMB1,580, 11-14 persons, available until Fri January 31, 010-8516 0067, 86 136 9322 4756, Royal Lounge.

Royal Ham to go, 2.5 kilograms, RMB880, 8-10 persons OR 5 kilograms, RMB1,680, 18-20 persons, available until Fri January 31010-8516 0067, 86 136 9322 4756, Royal Lounge.

Jazz Lite


For a truly serene and relaxing time over the festive period, head to Jazz Lite where you can enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea… while listening to delightfully light jazz, of course!

The menu includes Parma ham, smoked salmon canapés, turkey canapés, Siberia caviar with blue curacao jelly, pistachio and raspberry Swiss roll, scones and more. 

Afternoon tea, 010-85693258, Jazz Lite. 



Whether you fancy dining out or getting a takeaway to enjoy in the comfort of your own home, Jing-A has got you covered this Christmas! 

A special roast turkey with cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, honey-glazed Christmas ham, roast potatoes and baby carrots with rosemary, lemon-parmesan brussels sprouts, yule log and a secret surprise Christmas cocktail are all on the menu!

Enjoy the menu as Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch. 

Christmas Eve Dinner, 5-7pm, RMB980 for half-set (4-6 persons) OR RMB1,880 for full-set (10-12 persons).

Christmas Day Lunch, 12-2pm, RMB980 for half-set (4-6 persons) OR RMB1,880 for full-set (10-12 persons).

NOTE: advanced bookings MUST be placed; 50% deposit required; takeaway option is available OR pick-up from Xingfucun Brewpub


Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center

A whole host of festive fun is available at Kempinski!


Looking for delicious festive food to take away? Look no further than Kempi Deli! 

Whole-roasted turkey (8-10 kilograms) RMB208 per kilogram, homemade German-style goose (3-5 kilograms) RMB206 per kilogram, homemade honey-glazed ham (over five kilograms) RMB258 per kilogram, marinated pork loin “Kassler” (over two kilograms), RMB220 per kilogram, 010-6410 4227, Kempi Deli, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center.

A sumptuous festive buffet is on offer at Signature’s restaurant. Pork gammon with orange gravy, whole roasted seasoned turkey with traditional herbs, gourmet angus beef medallions, foie gras and an extensive seafood selection from lobster to caviar are all the menu. A live jazz band, lucky draw and a children’s play area will be sure to keep you and your entire family entertained. 

Christmas Eve dinner buffet, 6-10pm, RMB788 per person OR Christmas Day brunch buffet, noon-3pm, RMB588 per person, 010-6410 4200, Signature’s restaurant, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center.

For an authentic Italian flavor this Christmas, head to Via Roma where a sumptuous five-course dinner awaits. 

Christmas Eve, 5.30-10pm, RMB488 per person. 010-6410 4200, Via Roma, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center.

For a German-style Christmas, Paulaner Brauhaus is the place to be! 

Traditional Bavarian cuisine and homemade beer will help enliven the season of cheer. There’ll also be a chance to win a special prize in the lucky draw. 

Christmas Eve, 5-11.30pm, RMB200 per person, ticket includes entry, one liter of Paulaner beer and chance to win in the lucky draw, 010-6410 4200, Paulaner Brauhaus, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center.

Kerry Hotel Beijing

Kerry Hotel has got all your festive celebrations sorted this year. 


The Kerry’s Kitchen brings you a sumptuous Christmas buffet every day from December 10 onwards! Indulge in roast turkey, honey baked ham, a variety of healthy salads, seafood sashimi, Cantonese dim sum, Southeast Asian food and a sumptuous Christmas dessert accompanied by fresh fruit. Children can enjoy two hours happy time in the Adventure Zone. 

And of course, Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas Day lunch are a must! Dine out or order a takeaway. Roast turkey set, honey baked ham set, roasted tomahawk set, Christmas cake and more are all available for takeaway. 

010-6561 8833, Kerry Hotel Beijing


Your Christmas Eve and Christmas Day entertainment are taken care of by Modernista!


On Christmas Eve from 9pm onwards, take in the delight that is everyone’s favorite blues band Great Buffalo. If that’s not enough, you’ll also get to dance the night away with DJ Vincent Von Rock. 

Christmas Eve, 9pm onwards, book a table in advance or arrive early to avoid disappointment, Christmas dinner available from 6-7.30pm, Modernista.

On Christmas Day from 9.30pm onwards, Stevie Mac and The Mac Daddies will perform their special Christmas show. For the after show party, DJ Peng will be at your partying service. Don’t miss out!

Christmas Day, 9.30pm onwards, book a table in advance or arrive early to avoid disappointment, Christmas dinner available from 6-7.30pm, Modernista.

New World Beijing Hotel

Head to Tian Tan Kitchen for a sumptuous Christmas Eve or Christmas Day buffet. 


Boston lobster, salmon, roast beef, turkey, sizzling Asian delights, classic European Christmas specialties and festive sweet treats are all on the menu. Be sure to also take part in the lucky draw! 

Christmas eve dinner, 5.30-9.30pm, RMB888 per person, Tian Tan Kitchen, New World Hotel.

Christmas day lunch and dinner, 11.30am-3pm AND 5.30-9.30pm, RMB388 per person, 010-59608855 Tian Tan Kitchen, New World Hotel.

8 Qinian restaurant offers delicious culinary treats in the form of a set menu. Classic Chinese cooking crafted with a modern twist, promises to be an extraordinary Christmas. 

Available on Christmas eve and Christmas day, 11.30am-2.30pm AND 5.30-9.30pm, RMB688 per person, 010-59608811, 8 Qinian, New World Hotel.

For an enchanting evening with wine, a DJ and dancing, head to YIN on 12 on either Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. 

Christmas Eve, 6pm-1am AND Christmas Day, 6pm-2am, RMB100 per person, 010-59608866, YIN on 12

New World Hotel.



This Christmas, grab yourself a gift box made by NICE, the maker of NICE CREAM and healthy sweets. The super cool gift box contains three flavors of nutritional gummies (two cans of each flavor and six cans in total). 

Raspberry flavor contains vitamin-C, blueberry flavor contains Lutein Ester (which is good for your eyes) and date flavor contains iron. These gummies have zero added sugar, and are super tasty. You can purchase these gift boxes which sell for RMB98 each directly via the official WeChat store or Taobao (search for 奈似byNice). 

Give something healthy and sweet this holiday season!

NICE4U GIFT BOX 2022, RMB98 per box, purchase on Taobao.

Beijing Hotel NUO


Travel back in time to old Peking this Christmas! 

A luxury staycation at a an iconic heritage hotel in the center of the city is all you need during the festive season. Check in to a French-style vintage room, and savor the Winter Wonder Christmas Afternoon Tea and set menu in the legendary Writers Bar, blending winter ingredients like caramel, pumpkin and chestnut. Don’t miss out on the gingerbread house and Christmas tree DIY.

The Christmas Eve set menu includes foie gras terrine and Iberian ham, grilled salmon, beef tenderloin, black truffle risotto and orange chocolate mousse. 

With 20%-off special discounts on all drinks in the Writers Bar, you’ll be sure to have a Christmas to remember!

Available until Thurs December 30, 2021, RMB1,999, 010 6526 3388, Writers Bar, Beijing Hotel NUO.

NUO Hotel Beijing

A whole host of festive delights are available this year at NUO Hotel Beijing. 


N’Joy’s culinary team are whipping up Christmas honey-glazed ham, roasted turkey, a gingerbread house, assorted yule logs, Christmas pudding and more on both Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. 

Christmas Eve dinner, RMB888 per adult; RMB666 per child, includes soft drinks, coffee and tea, N’Joy, NUO Hotel Beijing. 

Christmas lunch (available on Christmas Day and Boxing Day), RMB598 per adult; RMB398 per child, includes soft drinks, coffee and tea, N’Joy, NUO Hotel Beijing.

Christmas dinner (available on Christmas Day and Boxing Day), RMB498 per adult; RMB368 per child, includes soft drinks, coffee and tea, N’Joy, NUO Hotel Beijing.

For a luxurious Christmas, head to Jia restaurant.

Indulge in a five-course Chinese Christmas lunch or dinner set menu, featuring honey-roasted BBQ pork neck char siu and pork belly with mixed garden vegetable salad, double-boiled fish maw soup with matsutake mushroom and more. 

Available Christmas eve and Christmas day, 5-course set lunch or dinner for two, RMB1,280, includes a bottle of sparkling rosé, Jia, NUO Hotel Beijing. 

Lobby Lounge is serving up sumptuous afternoon tea! Sweet treats include traditional panettone, marzipan stollen, raspberry pistachio roll, frosted cinnamon butter cookies and much more. 

Available until Fri December 31, RMB388, Festive Afternoon Tea for Two (includes two beverages; for an extra RMB200 get two servings of Amur Kaluga caviar and St Moret cheese mousse on golden egg shell), Lobby Lounge, NUO Hotel Beijing.

If you fancy a takeaway turkey to eat in the comfort of your own home, be sure to pre-order in advance from U’Deli!

The set includes a whole turkey (6-7 kilograms), bread stuffing, Brussels sprouts, roasted potatoes, chestnuts and cranberry sauce or giblet sauce.

Note that you MUST order at least two days in advance. 

Available until Fri December 31, RMB958 (6-7 kilogram set), U’Deli, NUO Hotel Beijing.

Also available at U’Deli are a variety of hearty Christmas snacks. 

German Christmas marzipan stollen, classic Christmas Italian panettone, a gingerbread house, Austrian Viennese Sacher torte, hearty hampers and much more are all available to take home.

Available until Sat January 8, 2022, U’Deli, NUO Hotel Beijing.

For more information or to make a reservation, please follow the official WeChat account “nuohotelbeijing,” call +86 10 5926 8281 or email

NUO Resort at Universal Resort Beijing

2021 marks the first Christmas for NUO Resort at Universal Resort Beijing!


Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas dinner at Café Royal. Seafood buffet, a great selection of imported charcuterie and cheese, as well as Chinese and western cooking stations will all tickle your taste buds. 

And of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas dinner without those holiday favorites including Christmas ham, roast turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, red cabbage, Brussels sprouts with bacon, honey glazed carrots and roast baby potatoes. 

Dessert is also something you don’t want to miss. Italian Executive pastry chef Jacopo Bruni has put together a delicious display of both holiday classics like pumpkin, pecan, apple spice and almond pear pies along with the hotel’s famous blueberry cheesecake. But the real highlight is a selection of Christmas themed pastries, each one a surprise!

Or, perhaps you’d prefer Christmas afternoon tea accompanied by live traditional Chinese folk music. 

Christmas dinner, RMB388 per adult; RMB198 per child (add RMB188 for 2-hour-free-flow), 010-57326330, Café Royal, NUO Resort at Universal Resort Beijing.

Christmas Gift Hamper (pastries by Jacopo Bruni), available until Sun January 2, 10am-8pm, starting from RMB688, 010-57326307, NUO Resort at Universal Resort Beijing.

Christmas afternoon tea, available until Sun January 2, 2-5pm, RMB388 per set for two persons, with live traditional Chinese folk music, 010-57326307, NUO Resort at Universal Resort Beijing.

The Opposite House 


Enjoy a luxurious stay at the House this Christmas. The specially curated menu at Frasca and carefully crafted cocktails in Union will make your festive season extra special.

Christmas amenities, breakfast for two, Christmas-curated menu for two at Frasca and Baccarat Christmas cocktails for two in Union are all included. 

Stay from Christmas Eve until Christmas Day, RMB2,888, reservation is subject to availability due to limited inventory, MUST book at least 24 hours in advance, please email or contact 010 6417 6688, non-cancellable and non-refundable, Frasca, Union, The Opposite House. 

Peninsula Beijing

Mouthwatering food and drink await at Peninsula Beijing this Christmas!

Enjoy elegant afternoon tea at The Lobby. Reimagined with festive flavors, the set includes delicate savory sandwiches served on the trademark silver tiered stand and paired with sweets such as a strawberry Santa hat with vanilla Chantilly, raspberry chocolate box and pistachio mousse Christmas tree.

Available until Sun January 2, weekday prices: RMB358 per person OR RMB588 for two persons; weekend prices: RMB408 per person OR RMB628 for two persons (weekend price includes one glass of champagne), prices include 16.6% surcharge, 010-8516 2888, The Lobby, The Peninsula Beijing. 


Festive Sunday Brunch accompanied by live jazz is all you need to relax this Christmas.

A Christmas fondue experience is served with dark chocolate, strawberry chocolate, brownies, fresh raspberry and strawberry and mixed Christmas cookies and marshmallows. For casual gatherings and catch-ups, warming Christmas drinks, cookies, gingerbread and colored candies shaped like gingerbread men are served all day in The Lobby.

Festive Sunday Brunch available every day until Sun January 2, 12-3pm, RMB588 net per person, prices include 16.6% surcharge, 010-8516 2888, The Lobby, The Peninsula Beijing. 

Christmas Fondue available every day until Sun January 2, 5-9pm, RMB395 net per person, prices include 16.6% surcharge, 010-8516 2888, The Lobby, The Peninsula Beijing.

Indulge in a festive feast on Christmas Eve at Jing. 

French Chef de Cuisine William Mahi will prepare a five-course menu including Jing caviar box with lobster royale and crisps, 52 degree egg ‘en coquille’ with black truffle and Buche de Noel with vanilla cream and chocolate. 

Christmas Eve five-course menu, from 6pm onwards, RMB1,688 per person including one glass of champagne, prices include 16.6% surcharge, Jing, The Peninsula Beijing.

An exclusive festive dinner awaits at Jing’s private wine cellar. 

Up to 10 guests can enjoy private tastings and unique culinary experiences seated at a long table in the wine cellar. Jing’s French Chef de Cuisine William Mahi has curated an exceptional five-course set menu, and will delight guests with highlights including French ‘pate en croute,’ 360 days M5 wagyu bone in ribeye and Buche de Noel with vanilla cream and chocolate.

The Jing Wine Cellar offers one of the most exclusive selections of vintage wines in the Chinese capital, with more than 400 labels from new and old world wine producers, and a handpicked list of organic and biodynamic wines.

Available until Thurs December 30 (not available on December 24 and 25), lunch served at 12pm; dinner served at 6pm, RMB1,088 per person including one glass of mulled wine at Jing Bar (add RMB400 for three glasses of wine), prices include 16.6% surcharge, Jing, The Peninsula Beijing.

Fancy some Christmas cocktails? Head to Jing Bar?

This season, The Peninsula Beijing’s creative bartenders will mix Christmas-themed cocktails, such as a winter negroni, The Peninsula mulled wine and autumn memories. Meanwhile, live jazz performances will enhance the timeless sense of glamour.

Available until Christmas Day, 5.30pm onwards, prices start at RMB110, prices include 16.6% surcharge, 010-8516 2888, Jing Bar, The Peninsula Beijing.



Head to any Q MEX bar & grill venue (NOT available at Taqueria) for Christmas specials available until Boxing day! (NOT available at Taqueria)

The Christmas sharing platter includes turkey roll filled with spinach and pine nut, Christmas ham, side of chipotle ham mac & cheese, potato au gratin, roasted vegetables and mixed green salad served with gravy and cranberry sauce. 

Be sure to also indulge in turkey roll and pumpkin salad, Christmas ham, apple crumble and more. 

Available until Boxing day, any Q MEX bar & grill venue.

The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing

Tis’ the season for enchantment at The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing!


The Lounge is offering themed afternoon tea with Hamleys Bear. Enjoy a relaxed afternoon with loved ones this Christmas. 

Available until Mon January 3, 2022, RMB388 per person OR RMB688 for two persons, including one Hamleys Bear, 010-5908 8180, The Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing.

For an exquisite Christmas dinner buffet, head to Aroma. 

Yellowfin tuna, baclette cheese, Alaskan crab leg, Iberian ham, Australian wagyu beef, roasted turkey and more are all on the menu. Enjoy free-flow champagne, gluehwein and other Christmas-themed drinks.

Christmas Eve, 5.30-9.30pm, RMB1,788 per person OR Christmas Day, 5.30-9.30pm, RMB1,188 (50% discount for children aged under 12 years old), includes live performance and Christmas presents opening session, 010-5908 8777, Aroma, The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing.

An 8-course signature set menu at Michelin Plate Award-winning Yu restaurant awaits this Christmas. 

Available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, 5.30-10pm, RMB2,888 net for two persons, includes live performance and Christmas presents opening session, 010-5908 8111, Yu, The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing.

The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street

Festive fun for all the family is available at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street!


In the lobby, just like every year, Santa’s house will be set up with Christmas goodies and hampers. Guests can enjoy fruit cakes, ginger bread men cookies, chocolate Santas and many more treats. 

The handpicked Christmas hampers are also available as gifts for family and friends. Hampers include a red leather bag, a bottle of house red wine, Christmas goodies and many more.

Regular Christmas hamper, RMB68 net, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.

Handpicked Christmas hamper, RMB888 OR RMB1,688 net, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.

Head to Greenfish restaurant where the perfect Christmas Eve buffet dinner and Christmas Day lunch await.

The Christmas Eve buffet dinner menu includes roasted whole turkey, roasted ham, seafood paella, salt-baked salmon, roasted whole lamb and more. Be sure to also take part in the lucky draw. Prizes include luxury hotel stays or food and beverage vouchers from other Marriott hotels in Beijing.

Christmas Day lunch is available with 10% off by purchasing through The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street WeChat mall. 

Christmas Eve buffet dinner, RMB688 per adult, includes lucky draw, Greenfish, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.

Christmas Day lunch, RMB588 per adult, Greenfish, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.

For an Italian-style Christmas celebration, head to award-winning Cépe restaurant. 

A specially curated five-course set menu for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day is on offer. Wine lovers have the option of adding Chief Sommelier’s wine pairing with each dish.

Christmas Eve or Christmas Day set menu, RMB1,468 per person (add RMB588 for wine pairing), call 010-6629 6999 to make reservation, Cépe,The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.

Rosewood Beijing


Head to Bistrot B for Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day lunch and dinner! 

Enjoy gilardeau, glazed Boston lobster, beef wellington and more succulent dishes. For those who want to enjoy at home, be sure to order the Bistrot B takeaway package.

Christmas Eve dinner OR Christmas Day lunch and dinner, takeaway option available, Bistrot B, Rosewood Beijing. 

Relax this holiday season with festive afternoon tea presented by Rosewood Beijing and Louis Roederer Champagne! 

Enjoy savory plates with abundant flavor. Match with the 2012 Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne to make your afternoon just perfect.

Available at Bistrot B Lounge Bar, Rosewood Beijing.

Get pampered over the Christmas break with a festive aperitivo!

Exquisite snacks and Caluga caviar is paired with Louis Roederer Cristal, Brut 2012 for a truly splendid time. 

Available at Bistrot B Lounge Bar, Rosewood Beijing.

For those with a sweet tooth, head to Butterfly Patisserie for festive pastries, finger cakes, yule cakes and more. 

Available at Butterfly Patisserie, Rosewood Beijing. 

For a Chinese twist on your festivities, head to Country Kitchen where chef Leo will use seasonal ingredients to present diners with a taste of northern China. 

Available at Country Kitchen, Rosewood Beijing. 

To really keep you warm over the festive season, RED BOWL offers diners a hearty hot pot.

Available at RED BOWL, Rosewood Beijing. 

For reservation, please call 010-6597 0066.

Sheraton Beijing Lize Hotel


FEAST restaurant has a heart-warming buffet this Christmas Eve with fun activities to match!

The Christmas Eve buffet includes traditional roasted turkey, honey ham, Boston lobster, abalone and signature roasted whole lamb. Free-flow wine and a thrilling lucky draw will make the festivities complete. 

Christmas Eve dinner buffet, RMB588 per person010-83753501, FEAST restaurant, Sheraton Beijing Lize Hotel.

Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel

A whole host of sumptuous Christmas treats await at Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel! 

Whether it’s Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, your festive needs are covered.


The Christmas Eve buffet is great for all the family. As well as sumptuous dishes, you’ll also have a chance to win a complimentary stay with Marriott sister hotels around China and prizes for kids. 

Christmas Eve buffet, 5.30-9.30pm, RMB988 per person, including lucky draw, 010-5798 8908, Feast, Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel.

For a romantic Christmas Eve or Christmas Day evening meal, head to Bene Italian restaurant where Boston lobster is on the menu.

Christmas Boston lobster menu for two, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, 5.30-10pm, RMB998 per set, 010-5798 8995, Bene, Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel.

If you want a relaxing afternoon, be sure to indulge in the Christmas afternoon tea for two at the Lobby Lounge. 

Available until Thurs December 30, 2-5.30pm, RMB276 per set, 010-5798 8996, Lobby Lounge, Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel.



A tasty set menu to enjoy with friends will keep you warm this festive season at TIGERS!

The set is great for four to six people and includes hot spinach cheese dip, fried shrimp with Wasabi mayonnaise, Caesar salad, dry aged tomahawk steak platter, American potato pizza, two glasses of mulled wine and two glasses of special lemonade. 

4-6 persons set menu, RMB888, 010-67705882 (Shuangjing branch), 01067890422 (Yizhuang branch), 010-61006489 (Sanyuanqiao branch), TIGERS.

[Cover image via Sheraton Beijing Lize Hotel]

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