If you are a Muslim visitor on a Beijing tour, you need to find halal food restaurants in Beijing. There are said to be over 2,000 halal options in small eateries, mid-range and upmarket halal restaurants as well in Beijing. These Muslim restaurants adhere to a full halal menu that does not serve pork and does not serve alcohol.
After doing research, and checking the polls from internet, we have made this list based on what we feel represent the best halal restaurants in Beijing for 2013. This “Best Halal Restaurants list” is in no particular order — they have unique features that have satisfied people in one way or another.
By the “most popular halal food restaurants”, we refer to those halal food restaurants that don’t just offer good halal food, but also have the good atmosphere, affordable prices and good customer service as well. In Beijing and elsewhere in China, halal food is also known as Hui cuisine and Xinjiang food.
1. Jubaoyuan 聚宝源
Add: 5-2 Commerce Building 1, Niujie Xili, Xicheng District, Beijing (西城区牛街西里商业1号楼5-2号) Tel: 83545602 Opening hours: Daily 11:00am -09:50pm.
Brief Introduction: Jubaoyuan is one of the oldest halal restaurants on Niujie Street, the biggest muslim community in Beijing. Jubaoyuan is well known for its fresh beef, hand-cut mutton slices, baked sesame seed coated cakes and delicious sesame dipping sauce, as well as its affordable prices. Remark: You have to book your seats in advance.
2. Xinjiang Restaurant 新疆饭庄
Add: Urumqi Beijing Office at 1 Beili, Chegongzhuang Dajie, Xicheng, Beijing (西城区车公庄大街北里1号乌鲁木齐驻京办) Tel: 68362795 Opening hours: Daily 9:00am -09:00pm. Brief Introduction: Xinjiang Restaurant is known for its lamb barbecue, skewered roasted lamb legs, spiced skewered lamb and self-made yogurt. Remark: You need to book your seats in advance, especially on weekends.
Big plate chicken: big chunks of chicken and potatoes cooked in a beer-based sauce and garnished with colorful bell peppers
3.Bayilaoye at Zhonguancun 巴依老爷新疆美食(中关村店)分店
Add:No.118, Zhongguancun East Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Opening hours: Daily 11:00am -11:00pm.
It offers Xinjiang Uyghur Cuisine, best known for its yogurt and Mongolian Boiled Lamb
4. Kaorouji Restaurant 聚德华天烤肉季(什刹海总店)分店
Add: No.14, Dongyan, Qianhai, Dianmen Waidajie, Xicheng District, Beijing
Opening hours: Daily 6:00am -11:00pm.
Kaorouji Restaurant is superbly located in the famous Shichahai area by the Yinding Bridge. It is a time-honored restaurant. It is best known for its specialities of barbecued lamb and steamed sesame buns.
5. Xinjiang Islam Restaurant 新疆伊斯兰饭庄
Add: Xinjiang Beijing Office at 7, Sanlihe Road, Haidian, Beijing (海淀区三里河路7号新疆驻京办事处院内)
Tel: 88365363 Opening hours: Daily 7:00am -10:30pm.
Brief Introduction: As you know, the halal restaurant is located inside the compound of the Xinjuiang Office in Beijing, and it offers the authentic Muslim food, well known for its yogurt, roasted lamb, Mongolian Boiled Lamb and many more.
6. Yanlanlou at Cangjiadao 燕兰楼(仓夹道店)分店
Add: 7，Cangjiadao, Dongshi Shitiao, Dongcheng, Beijing (东城区东四十条仓夹道7号) Tel: 84075779 Opening hours: Daily 10:30am -9:00pm.
Brief Introduction: Yan Lan Lou Restaurant offers Finger Mutton, Beef Flavour Noodle, Mutton String, Muslim Cuisine and more.
7. Silk Road Impression Xinjiang Restaurant at Hepingli 丝路印象新疆餐厅(和平里店)分店
Add:: No. 1 Heping Commercial Building, No. 01 Mid-street, Hepingli, Dongcheng District 东城区和平里中街17号天元和平商业大厦1楼 Tel： 84228548 Opening hours: Daily 10:30am -9:00pm.
Brief Introduction: This halal restaurant offers Xinjiang-style braised chicken, yogurt, mutton kebab, grilled naan, dry fried noodles, grilled mutton with rose willows, Xinjiang-style braised lamb chops with naan and grilled bun.
8. Hongbinlou Restaurant 鸿宾楼
Add: No.11, Zhanlanguan Road, Xicheng District
Tel: 68994560 Opening hours: Daily 11:00am -9:00pm. Brief Introduction: A time-honored halal restaurant. Its menu still boasts some of the standards of halal Beijing cuisine, including halal Peking duck (prepared according to Muslim dietary law).
9. Ziguangyuan at Jingsong 紫光园(劲松店)分店
Add: No.907 Building, the 9th Block of Jingsong Community, Chaoyang, Beijing (朝阳区劲松九区907号楼 Tel: 87713470 Opening hours: Daily 11:00am -9:00pm.
Brief Introduction: A time-honored halal restaurant. The food here keeps in tradition: Baodu, a classic Hui tripe dish, chunks of sweetmeat with yam…
10. Yijinyuan Restaurant 伊锦园 Add: By the east entrance to the Yuan Dynasty Site Park, Chaoyang, Beijing (朝阳区北土城东路元大都城垣遗址公园东门) Tel: 84652288
Opening hours: Daily 11:00am -9:00pm. Brief Introduction: It is the most deluxe halal restaurant in Beijing.
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