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Summer Palace China World Hotel

#65 of 11,849 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Guomao
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ChaoYang District Jianguomen Outer Main Street 1, ZhongGuo Grand Hotel 1 Floor, Beijing 100004, China
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+86 10 6505 2266
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Hong Kong
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1,441 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 690 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Coming here again expecting the usual great service and food. Got it in abundance. Peking duck is one of the best in the city and served in a sophisticated ambiance.

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Thank HKeater
Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I come here every Saturday noon. No matter how buzy it is, the crew always put the guests in the first position, and make me feel as comfortable as possible. ESPECIALLY Maggie Jian, Linda Li and Sam Xu definitely hold the best standard of service in Beijing. I don't even need to mention the food, you will understand.

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Thank Leezhewang
Jakarta, Indonesia
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner here last weekend. We arrived at 8.30pm and started to order some appetizer and main courses. Appetizer arrived and while we started eating, 5 minutes later the main courses arrived. So, we called the waiter and asked for the dishes to be sent back since we hadn't finished the appetizer. Once we finished, we waited for... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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226 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I noted some critical reviews after my January review, but respectfully disagree, as the many Chinese guests, that are not on TA, also do. It is a new menu, less Hongkongese, and I lost my crispy pork belly, but still found many well cooked dishes. May be a touch more Northern as regards crispness as before, but this is Beijing,... More 

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Thank TheHappyCamper2013
Beijing, China
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483 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This restaurant was my favourite Cantonese in Beijing but after a few months' time I recently revisited it, and found the food standard suffered a significant decline. A simple dish, Crispy Roast Pork, has tough skin, certainly far from crispy (a must for this dish). All other dishes were below the previous standard I expected. Service personnel are novice. Previously... More 

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Thank awhw
Beijing, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Had great lunch at the Chinese Restaurant. Great atmosphere. Good food, extensive menu. Very attentive in the service. An elegant dining experience.

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Thank Dawei13
Manila, Philippines
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This was our reward after a tiring day under the sun. Relaxed and elegant ambience. The baby lobster and wagyu beef were scrumptious. The only thing keeping me from rating it 'excellent' is that it was difficult communicating with their waitstaff in English. Quite surprising for a Shangri-La property.

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Thank SydneyVaughn
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The food is very ordinary. Nothing outstanding or bad. The peking duck here is also very ordinary. Food is served all at once, meaning food are turning cold on the table before we eat them.

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Thank Girder22
The Hague, The Netherlands
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226 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Apparently quite appreciated by the high end shoppers that enjoy the China World hotel, and not too many foreigners. The service is very attentive and quite to very fluent in English. The quality of the dishes is good, the cooking a solid representation of the many different cuisines. Do not go here with only one or two, unless you are... More 

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Thank TheHappyCamper2013
Beijing, China
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1,105 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Stayed here only for one night back in Dec 2013, I truly loved all of the services this hotel offers: From fitness centre to laudrette. Moreover, live music by the piano is almost always available in the evening from 18-21. Certainly a great place to stay. Price range? 5-star hotel so go figure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$70
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ChaoYang District Jianguomen Outer Main Street 1, ZhongGuo Grand Hotel 1 Floor, Beijing 100004, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Guomao
  • Neighbourhood: Guomao
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6505 2266
Description
Summer Palace at China World Hotel, Beijing combines a classic Cantonese menu with light, creative Huaiyang cuisine.

The restaurant will mark the debut of its private label by offering a signature selection of Chinese premium teas and culinary condiments. It also carries a designer sommelier series of gourmet wine glasses that is elegantly packaged and available for purchase.

Awards

The Most Favorite Restaurant in Beijing, Beijing Tourism Administration, 2013
The Best Jiangnan Cuisine Restaurant of the Year, Time Out Beijing, 2013
Best 50 Beijing Restaurants, Tatler, 2013
Chinese Restaurant of the Year (Hotel) Honorable Mention, Cityweekend, 2013
Summer Palace - One of Top 16 Trusted Restaurants in Beijing,2013
Summer Palace Executive Sous Chef Hou Xinqing - One of 18 Great Chefs in Beijing,2013
Best Huaiyang Cuisine Restaurant, Time Out Beijing (Chinese) 2012
The Best Restaurant of the Year, Time Out Beijing (Chinese) 2012

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