Beijing Duck >>

  • Quan Ju De Probably the best-known of all the Peking Duck restaurants.

  • Bian Yi Fang Another old favourite, Bian Yi Fang was established in 1855. Around 150 RMB for a duck, prepared according to the restaurant's own secret proprietary recipe.

  • Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant is named after its head chef and owner Dong Zhengxiang. It built its reputation at its original Tuanjiehu branch, but the newer Nanxincang spot adds classy decor to the classic Da Dong ducks.

  • Made in China Grand Hyatt provides the venue for this highly-rated restaurant, providing a range of Dongbei cuisine and a top-quality duck with a price tag to match (just over 200 RMB for a whole duck). Creative contemporary setting in glass and steel.

  • Xiao Wang Fu A group of restaurants all offering a range from homely dishes at 20 RMB to the Peking duck at up to 200 RMB. Popular with locals and expats alike, with an interesting line in décor. Food and service are reliable throughout the group.

  • King Roast Duck Another very popular place where it's wise to reserve, with the full range of duck-based dishes. Try whatever you like – you won't be disappointed.

  • Liqun Roast Duck Restaurant If you find yourself out in Qianmen, take the opportunity to enjoy a Peking Duck (c. 150 RMB) in this highly-rated Hutong style restaurant. Busy, so worth reserving in advance to avoid a wait.

  • Li Kang Out by the Workers' Stadium, Li Kang is on most Beijing 'highly recommended'lists. At the top end of the price range, but still a bargain by the standards of most tourist visitors.

  • Tianwaitian Roast Duck Restaurant Dongzhimen 东直门 area
    Dongzhimenwai, Hujiayuan Xiaoqu, Dongcheng District 东城区东直门外胡家园小区内

  • Yuehai Roast Duck Restaurant A traditional restaurant serving a good duck at a reasonable price. Other Beijing standards and classics are also available.

  • Claire's Roast Duck At the cheap and cheerful end of the market, your Peking Duck won't set you back more than 70 RMB at Claire's. Don't be put off by the décor – food and service are good.

  • Duck de Chine A veritable duck factory (it used to be a real one), Duck de Chine proves the old Chinese adage of 'never throw anything away'. Dine on duck from the beak to the tip of the toes.