Hebei restaurants

Dumplings in Chengde

Dà Qīng Huā

The finest dumpling house in Chéngdé, this excellent establishment has a big choice of juicy jiǎozi (boiled dumplings; ¥14 to ¥28 per serving) with some unusual fillings, including veg options; pan-fried dumplings a…
Food Hall in Shijiazhuang

Lerthai Center

You can't miss at this slick new mall, with dozens of restaurants ranging from Shanghainese and hotpot to pizza and Korean BBQ. Freshly made juice will keep you hydrated, while the exterior patios are an inviting pl…
Hunan in Shijiazhuang


Get your chilli duck or cumin-rubbed lamb fried up in front of you at this entertaining Húnán-meets-teppanyaki crossover. Be forewarned that it's a very energetic place – every so often the music gets cranked up a n…
Korean in Chengde

Hànná Shān Kǎoròu

Seek out this popular Korean restaurant for grill-your-own meats (¥15 fee for coals and sauce bar), kimchi, stone-bowl rice dishes, buckwheat noodles and other delicacies from the peninsula. It's up on the 2nd floor…
Hebei in Shijiazhuang

Chéngdé Huìguǎn

Specialising in northern Héběi cuisine, this fine place is actually two restaurants in one. The right side has more atmosphere, with faux courtyard decor, while a more proletarian canteen-like restaurant is on the l…
Dumplings in Chengde

Dà Qīng Huā (Train Station)

This branch of an excellent dumpling restaurant is located by the train station. Vegetarian options available.
Dumplings in Shanhaiguan

Èrtiáo Xiǎoxiàng Jiǎoziguǎn

Housed in a 200-year-old building, this one-woman show offers delicious, golden-fried dumplings (煎饺; jiānjiǎo) with a range of fillings, including pork and cabbage (白菜猪肉; báicài zhūròu) and egg and chives (韭菜鸡蛋; jiǔ…
Peking Duck in Shijiazhuang


If you didn’t manage your full fix of Peking duck in the capital, this big, swish branch of the Běijīng chain fires up its duck traditional-style over fruit wood. A quarter-duck with all the trimmings is ¥58. Pictur…
Dumplings in Shanhaiguan

Sìtiáo Bāozi

At ¥1 a pop, the tasty pork bāozi (stuffed steamed buns) here are popular with tourists, not least because this time-honoured shop claims to have been filling bellies since before the revolution. For a hearty desser…