Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South restaurants

Peking Duck in Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South

Bianyifang Roast Duck

The grandaddy of duck roasting, Bianyifang has been dishing up waterfowl since the early Ming dynasty. The restaurant's antique roasting method – using closed ovens rather than hanging over a fruitwood flame a la ri…
Noodles in Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South

Old Beijing Zhajiang Noodle King

Beijing's own zhájiàng miàn (fried sauce noodles) is essentially spag bol with Chinese characteristics: wheat noodles, a dollop of sauce made from pork and soybean paste, and extras like chopped radish, soybeans and…
Dumplings in Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South

Dōuyīchù

Halfway along ersatz Qianmen Avenue is this touristy restaurant with a history dating back to Emperor Qianlong, through the place has been entirely rebuilt. The speciality here are shaomai, a variety of steamed dump…
Peking Duck in Temple of Heaven Park & Dongcheng South

Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant

Beijing's most famous roast-duck-restaurant brand, this branch on rebuilt Qianmen Ave is very much geared to the tourist hordes. Service is brusque, and the bright, noisy venue lacks intimate atmosphere.