Top Choice Tapas in Jìng’ān

Commune Social

A venture by UK celebrity chef Jason Atherton, this natty Neri & Hu–designed restaurant blends a stylish, yet relaxed, vibe with sensational tasting dishes, exquisitely presented by chef Scott Melvin. It's divid…
Top Choice Dumplings in Jìng’ān

Yang's Fry Dumplings

A much-too-small outlet of this famous dumpling-house chain, specialising in delicious pork and prawn shēngjiān. Pass your receipt to the kitchen to collect your dumplings.
Top Choice Hotpot in Jìng’ān

Hǎi Dǐ Lāo

This Sichuanese hotpot restaurant is all about service, and the assault begins the minute you walk in the door. Pre-dining options include complimentary shoeshines, manicures and trays of fresh fruit; once you’ve ac…
Top Choice Cafe in Jìng’ān


Run by a bright and sunny team of staff, good-looking Sumerian packs a lot into a small space. The real drawcard here is the coffee – the cafe roasts its own single-origin beans sourced seasonally from Ethiopia, El …
Top Choice Shanghai in Jìng’ān

Fu 1088

In a 1930s villa, exclusive Fu 1088 has 17 rooms filled with Chinese antiques. Rooms are rented out privately, with white-gloved service and an emphasis on elegant Shanghainese fare with a modern twist such as shred…
Sandwiches in Jìng’ān

Co. Cheese Melt Bar

A godsend for those with a hankering for the ultimate in Western comfort food, this joint is dedicated entirely to the humble grilled-cheese sandwich. Run by a Canadian expat, this intimate bar offers a selection of…
Dumplings in Jìng’ān

Din Tai Fung

Critically acclaimed dumplings and flawless service from Taiwan’s most famous dumpling chain. Reserve ahead.
Chinese in Jìng’ān

Jen Dow Vegetarian Restaurant

Your body is a temple so treat it with respect by dining at this fab ground-floor meat-free eatery slung out behind the Jìng’ān Temple. You can slurp up a vast, tasty bowl of noodles densely sprinkled with crisp, fr…
Shanghai in Jìng’ān


Lynn offers consistently good, cleverly presented dishes in plush but unfussy surroundings. The lunch dim-sum menu offers a range of delicate dumplings, while for dinner there are more traditional Shanghainese dishe…
Xinjiang in Jìng’ān


Not a single inch of wall space survives undecorated at this cornerside Xīnjiāng restaurant, and although the spangled, overblown interior only vaguely channels Kashgar, the food summons up the pungent aromas of Chi…