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Li Jia Cai, Beijing

Li Jia Cai - Beijing, China
Li Jia Cai
11 Yangfang Hutong, Beijing, ChinaMap
Deshengmennei Dajie
+86 10 6618 0107
Cuisine: Chinese

Housed in a hutong dining room full of unusual antiques, Li Jia Cai serves prix fixe imperial style banquet meals for budgets ranging from CNY 200 to 2000 per person. With a long reputation and loyal patrons, this is an unusual place to sample a meal fit for the emperor. Reservations necessary.

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By | Posted 11/21/10
  The Li family were chefs to the Emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties. This is the very same place where Richard Nixon and Henry Kissenger dined, hosted by Mao and Zhou (1972), in fact all heads of state visiting Beijing dine here: Bill Clinton, George Bush, Warren Buffet, Bill Gates etc. Home-style restaurant, housed in an old Beijing styled courtyard house. Situated in the Yangfang hutong Deshengmennei Dajie Xicheng district. The the old Beijing - narrow streets and alleyways. Downtown Beijing near the Legendale Hotel Dong Cheng District there is a NEW "Li Jia Cai" but with the same menu, it is more than double the original Hutong location price. It is extremely deluxe but just doesn't have the old world charm of the authentic Courtyard house in the hutong. Set-menus range from RMB280 to RMB2200 per head at the old original Hutong. The menu is unique in that, one or 20 persons can dine alone or together. This is the set menu for two persons at the lower end: see pics:   Read More
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  • Open Hours: Sunday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 08:30 PM, Sunday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 01:30 PM
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