Halal Food in Beijing, Best Muslim Restaurants: Hong Bin Lou

Halal Food in Beijing

Halal Food, also known as Muslim cuisine or Islamic food, is a religious cuisine wide spread among the Muslims. The Muslims has (and still hold) many religious taboos in eating. They never eat pork, dog, donkey, horse, ferocious birds and beasts, nor naturally dead animals or those killed without prayers. The cuisine excels at cooking mutton, and Muslim Cuisine is characterized by its fresh yet dense flavor. The best dish of Muslim Cuisine is Whole Sheep Banquet which has won wide praise. It is known as the saint banquet of the Muslims. Hereunder are the 10 best Muslim restaurants offering halal food in Beijing.

1. Hong Bin Lou

Chinese name: 鸿宾楼(hóng bīn lóu)
Muslim pancakeOpened in 1853, this restaurant, one of best Muslim restaurants offering halal food in Beijing, has enjoyed a good reputation for over 150 years. It is praised as the best Muslim restaurant in Beijing by gourmets. The restaurant occupies an area of 2,000 square meters (0.5 acres) and it has accommodated many honored guests from home and abroad, including the former primer minister of UK, Edward Heath. There are hundreds of genuine Muslim table delicacies offered here, all waiting for you to enjoy.
Average Cost per Person: CNY130
Recommended Dishes: Braised Shark Fin with Sliced Chicken, Stewed Sheep Head with Sauce in Casserole, Stewed Sheep Belly, Braised Deep-fried Cattle Tail in Brown Sauce
Location: No.203, 2F, Lianhe Mansion, Building no.1, No. 20, Chaoyangmenwai Street
 

2. Donglaishun Muslim Restaurant

Chinese name: 东来顺饭庄(dōng lái shun fàn zhuāng)
It serves the original Sliced Mutton Rinsed in Chafing Dish. The mutton as well as the sauce is really tasty. The big Kebabs here can also make your mouth watery.
Average Cost per Person: CNY130 - CNY150
Recommended Dishes: Sliced Mutton Rinsed in Chafing Dish
 Donglaishun Muslim Restaurant (Wangfujing Branch)
Location: No.198, Wangfujing Avenue, Dongcheng District
 Donglaishun Muslim Restaurant (Zhanlanguan Road)
Location: No. 3, Zhanlanguan Road, Xicheng District
 Donglaishun Muslim Restaurant (Xidan Branch)
Location: North Gate of No. 51, Xirongxian Hutong
 Donglaishun Muslim Restaurant (Zizhuqiao Branch)
Location: No. 25, North Xisanhuan Road
 

3. Nanlaishun Restaurant

Chinese name: 南来顺饭庄(nán lái shùn fàn zhuāng)
The restaurant is one of the three best muslim restaurants in Beijing. It is opened in 1937 and the time -honored brand restaurant is well liked by the locals with its genuine halal food in Beijing.
Average Cost per Person: CNY90
Recommended Dishes: Tofu Pudding, Fried Cake with Cream, Pea-flour Cake, Kebabs
Location: No.12, Nancaiyuan Street, Xicheng District
 

4. Xilaishun Restaurant

Chinese name: 西来顺饭庄(xī lái shùn fàn zhuāng)
Delicious Kebabs with cumin.It is another time honored brand Muslim restaurant which is well known for Muslim fried dishes.
Average Cost per Person: CNY80
Recommend Dishes: Ma Lianliang Duck, Fried Sheep Fillet Slice, Mutton with Boiling Oil
Location: No.116, North Xinhua Street, Hepingmen North, Xicheng District
 

5. Xinjiang Restaurant

Chinese name: 新疆饭庄(xīn jiāng fàn zhuāng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY80
Recommended Dishes: Kebabs, Saute Spicy Chicken with Potato, Acidophilus Milk, Pulling Noodles, Rice Eaten with Hand
Location: No.1, Chegongzhuang Avenue, Beili, Xicheng District
 

6. Huatian Youyishun Restaurant

Chinese name: 华天又一顺饭庄(huá tiān yòu yī shùn fàn zhuāng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY90
Recommended halal food: Braised Deep-fried Cattle Tail in Brown Sauce, Fried Sheep Fillet Slice, Roast Gigot, halal Pecking duck
Location: No.28, Huangsi Avenue, Xicheng District
 

7. Chai Shi Fengwei Zhai

Chinese name: 柴氏风味斋(chái shì fēng wèi zhāi)
Average Cost per Person: CNY55 
 Chai Shi Fengwei Zhai (Ganjiakou Branch)
Location: Bldg. 21, Ganjiakou Community, Xicheng District
 Chai Shi Fengwei Zhai (Hangtianqiao Branch)
Location: Middle Xisanhuan Road, Haidian District
 

8. Jubaoyuan

Chinese name: 聚宝源(jù bǎo yuán)
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended halal food: Sliced Mutton Rinsed in Chafing Dish
 Niujie Branch
Location: No.5-2, Bldg. 1, Niujie Xili, Xicheng District
 Mudanyuan Branch
Location: 4F, Bldg 8, Garden Hotel, No. 30, East Huayuan Road
 Wangjing Branch
Location: No. 5, Middle Hemeng Road
 

9. Wangdelou Muslim Restaurant

Chinese name: 望德楼清真餐厅(wàng dé lóu qīng zhēn cān tīng)
Average cost per person: CNY 80
Location: No.26, Dianmenwai Avenue, Xicheng District
 

10. Lanyuezhai

Chinese name: 揽月斋 (lǎn yuè zhāi)
Average Cost per Person: CNY 70
Location: No. 17, East Yulin Road
 

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