Evening Peking Duck Dinner at a Leading Beijing Restaurant

Food, Wine & Nightlife in China

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A Chinese saying states that you have not been to China unless you have eaten Peking Duck. This evening out will be a royal treat once you sit and savour this dish at one of finest restaurant and sink your teeth in something truly Chinese.
There is Peking Duck and there is Peking Duck and our choice of the finest Beijing restaurant serving Peking Duck like Peking Duck should be keeps customers coming back. A favourite among locals and food connoisseurs that aim high in finding the ultimate way how this Chinese dish needs to be served and enjoyed. The restaurant we have chosen also has quite a variety of adding a twist to this dish…so you can always come back for seconds (or thirds).Your guide and driver will pick you up from your centrally-located hotel in Beijing and guide you in comfort to one of the best restaurants, proudly serving crispy, roasted Peking Duck according to time-honoured recipes. When looking back at the history of this royal dish, roasted duck has been on the menu for centuries, starting during the time, emperors ruled the country. Imperial court menus from the 14th century proudly displayed this dish as it was associated with status and elegance. The name Peking was added at a later stage, during the Ming Dynasty, once this tasteful meal entered local restaurants in the current capital. Records have shown that the first restaurant offering Peking Duck dates back form the early 15th century and are still operational up until today.As soon as you reach the restaurant, you are welcomed by the restaurant staff, who will guide you over to your table. Using ancient cooking and roasting techniques and only selecting the finest ducks, specially bred to reach your table, a delectable evening awaits. The waiters / waitresses are more than eager to show you how to properly eat Peking Duck; the meat is eaten with scallion, cucumber and sweet bean sauce with pancakes rolled around the fillings, often garnished with pickled radish and various sauces. One drink (soft drink or local beer) is included during your meal.The evening ends with a comfortable transfer back to your hotel where you will arrive at around 21:00 hrs, surely after enjoying a great evening out with delicious food.

What’s included

  • Private transfers from professional driver and English speaking guide
  • Peking Duck dinner included at a local restaurant (including 1 glass of soft drink or local beer)
  • All taxes and service fees included

What’s not included

  • Other entrance fees and expenses, such as other meals, other drinks, tips and shopping, unless otherwise stated
  • Hotel accommodation in Beijing
  • Supplements for transfers for customers arriving or departing from International Airport or resorts located outside the central business district (such as the Dujiangyan and Qingcheng region)
  • Tips and gratuities