Jīngzūn Peking Duck

Peking Duck in Sanlitun & Chaoyang

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Very popular place to sample Běijīng’s signature dish. Not only is the Peking duck here extremely good value at ¥138/79 for a whole/half bird, but you can also sit outside on its atmospheric wooden-decked terrace decorated with red lanterns. Otherwise, head upstairs to its booth seating overlooking the leafy street. It has its own draft beer too.

There's also a big choice of dishes from across China. During the summer, book ahead if you want a spot on the terrace.