Best Beijing Cuisine in Shanghai
As China's capital, Beijing offers varieties of distinctive food from almost every province. In a sense, Beijing cuisine is a combination of all cuisines throughout China. Apart from the various dishes and snacks from Shanghai, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangdong and other regions of China, traditional hot pot, imperial cuisine and roast duck are best Beijing cuisine in Shanghai, which should not be missed.
There are several best Peking duck restaurants in Shanghai. They attract many locals and visitors. Most of the restaurants are decorated in an ancient imperial style to make a special atmosphere, especially when you have authentic Beijing roast duck.
Family Li Imperial Cuisine
Family Li Imperial Cuisine is said to be derived from the imperial court of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911). Cooked in Qing Dynasty traditional culinary methods, the dishes here are healthy and tasty. Sweet and sour sparerib, abalone, shellfish and fried egg custard are highly recommended.
Average cost per person: CNY1,000
Location: near the north gate of Huangpu Park, 1F, No. 487, East Zhongshan 1st Road, Huangpu District
Old Beijing Qianmen Roast Duck Restaurant
It is one of a top Peking duck restaurants in Shanghai. Roast duck is the signature dish of this restaurant. Other authentic Beijing dishes are also served.
Average cost per person: CNY200
Location: No. 1, South Henan Road
Location: No. 826, Xiuyan Road
Location: No. 1104, Deping Road
Quan Ju De
The time-honored Quan Ju De has been the symbolization of Beijing roast duck to Chinese and foreigner diners. The roast duck is the best Beijing cuisine in Shanghai, having a distinctive and authentic flavor here.
Average cost per person: CNY150
Location: 3F, Purple Mountain Hotel, No. 778, Dongfang Road, Pudong New Area (near Zhangyang Road)
Location: inside the Unicom International Tower, No. 547, West Tianmu Road, Zhabei District (near Chang'an Road)
Middle Huaihai Road
Location: 4F, No. 780, Middle Huaihai Road
Yan Yun Lou
Established in 1936, this restaurant boasts the first one serving Beijing roast duck in Shanghai. Also honored as one of the top Peking duck restaurants, it serves leaner roast ducks and the cost is a little lower than Quan Ju De.
Average cost per person: CNY110
North Guangxi Road Branch
Location: 8-9F, No. 288, North Guangxi Road, Huangpu District (near East Nanjing Road)
Yunnan Road Branch
Location: No. 100, South Yunnan Road, Huangpu District
Duck King Traditional Beijing Roast Duck Restaurant Shanghai
The name of 'Ya Wang', meaning duck king, shows the superior quality of the roast duck in this restaurant. Various dishes made of offal of the duck are also recommended.
Average cost per person: CNY150
Location: 1F, No. 77, Jiangning Road, Jing’an District (near Fengxian Road)
Location: 4F, Vanke Square, No. 3366, Caobao Road
Chinese name: 丰盛胡同 (fēng shèng hú tong)
This restaurant is decorated in typical old Beijing style, providing best Beijing cuisine in Shanghai. Its owner is a Beijinger. You are recommended to taste the sauted shredded pork in sweet bean sauce and roast duck.
Average cost per person: CNY100
Location: No. 416, Jinhui Road, Minhang District (near Wuzhong Road)
Qibao Baolong Branch
Location: 1F, Baolong City Square, No. 3299, Caobao Road