BJ-FT03: Beijing Imperial Food Tour

Dining Experience at Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant
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  • Tour Style Private Tour
  • Departure Daily
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If you want to have a very honorable, unforgettable and characteristic Chinese dining experience especially on the birthday of yourself, family members or friends and the important memorial days, join in our Beijing hutong food tour to have a dinner at Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant, a themed restaurant with a high prestige in Beijing.

Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby at about 17:00 and then escort you to Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant located in Suzhou Street, the northwest of downtown Beijing. It used to be the private courtyard of the ancient prince built during the reign of emperor Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911). Now, it has been a landscape-style restaurant featuring imperial dishes, aristocrat cuisines and their own special dishes.
Environment of the Restaurant
The setting of this restaurant is very unique. Once stepping into the courtyard, you will be surprised by its atmosphere. Especially at night, the highly hanging big red lanterns, bridge, flowing water, artificial hill and pavilions have all shown the artistic techniques of the imperial gardens.
The palatial dining room
Admire the performance

All the servants here are dressed in the clothes of the Qing Dynasty. Particularly, waiters in different ranks wear the corresponding clothes. The lobby and wing rooms are resplendent and magnificent with various precious ceramic wares as decoration and separated by the antique screens. The waitress serve the guests with the etiquette in the Qing Dynasty. There are also performances in the lobby for guests to appreciate.

In this Beijing hutong food tour, all the things here including the archaized environment and clothing will make you feel like travelling through the time tunnel and returning to the palace of a prince in the distant Qing Dynasty.

If you arrive there early, your guide will be glad to show you around and explain the costume and etiquette at that time before enjoying the meal.
Dishes & Cost
The tableware in the restaurant is pretty high-end. The dishes are also very delicate as the environment. The menu is mainly composed of imperial dishes and aristocrat cuisines. The highly recommended ones are the Fried Shrimps, Yellow Croaker with Chinese Toon, Imperial Barbecued Pork, Four Delicacies, Kung Pao Shrimps, Royal Chicken Soup, Stewed Papaya and Chinese Forest Frog, etc. With top-ranking environment and service, it undoubtedly has a high standard of dining. The meal is paid by yourself which is about CNY 500/per person generally.
Enjoy the dish with upscale tablewares
Fried Chop Rice Cake
 Friendly Tips

Bai Jia Da Yuan Restaurant is quite popular among both locals and tourists, thus the advance reservation is required. If you are interested in this Beijing Houhai hutong tour, please make the booking as early as possible.

After the dinner, we can drive you to appreciate the night view of the city upon your request. Taking a walk after the meal is also good to your health. There are two recommended places. The first is the Beijing Central Business District where stands many high-end shopping malls and the night lights there are very charming. Or go to Houhai where is always full of vigor at night. You may spend a leisurely night there to see various kinds of goods and taste the snacks. Finally, we will transfer you back to your hotel before 21:00 to end your Beijing Houhai hutong tour.
Prices (US$ Per Person)
  • 1 person
    $135
  • 2 persons
    $80
  • 3 persons
    $68
  • 4 persons
    $51
  • 5 persons
    $48
  • 6 persons
    $36
  • 7 persons
    $36
  • 8 persons
    $33
  • 9 persons
    $31
  • 10+
    $30


Price Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
Price Excludes
  • Meals
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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