14 December 2015

Shanghai Restaurants in Beijing

The Shanghai Cai, also called Ben Bang Cai, is originally derived from the homely dishes, so it looks a littler simpler than the delicate Cantonese Cuisine. But, the authentic homely flavor will satisfy you to a certainty. In fact, the Shanghai Cai brings so much essence from the nearby cuisines, such as of Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui. The Shanghai cooks are good at using different seasonings to enhance the foods' flavor as well as braising various kinds of seafood.

Lulu Restaurant
Chinese name: 鹭鹭酒家
The authentic flavor added with the comfortable dining environment makes this restaurant so popular in the gourmets who are fond of Shanghai Cai.
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended Dishes: Fried Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs, Fried Crab with Rice Cake, Crystal Shrimp Meat
Zhongguancun Branch: No.19, Zhongguancun Dajie, Haidian District, Beijing City
Ciyun Temple Branch: No.1 A, Ciyun Temple, Chaoyang District, Beijing City
Junbo Branch: No.9, Fuxing Lu, Haidian District, Beijing City

Xiao Nan Guo
Chinese name: 小南国
In order to meet the customers' flavor in north China, the food served here is not as sweet as the local Shanghai Cai does. The restaurant's decoration is also creative that combines the characteristics of both south and north China.
Average Cost per Person: CNY150
Recommended Dishes: Fried Bean Curd with Crab Powder, Grandma's Bouilli
Jinbao Branch: 2/F, Jinbao Mansion, No.89, Jinbao Jie, Dongcheng District, Beijing City
Jinrongjie Branch: 3/F, Life Insurance Center, Jinrong Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing City

Kunlun Shanghai Restaurant
Chinese name: 昆仑上海风味餐厅
This is one of the best and most authentic Shanghai restaurants opened in Beijing. All of the dishes served here are well cooked that will give you an enjoyable experience.
Average Cost per Person: CNY300
Recommended Dishes: Shanghai Duck with Soy Sauce
Location: 1-2/F, Kunlun Hotel, No.2, Xinyuan Nanlu, Chaoyang District, Beijing City

Shanghai Old Restaurant
Chinese name: 上海老饭店
This is a time-honored Shanghai restaurant opened in Beijing which is in a total Shanghai impression. The authentic flavor is also preserved by the cooks.
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended Dishes: Eel Paste, Stewed Pork with Preserved Beancurd
Location: 18/F, Zhongshang Mansion, No.5, Sanlihe Donglu, Xicheng District, Beijing City
Bus Route: 13, 37, 708, 732, 932 (get off at Shehui Lu Stop)

Saute prawnsMei Wei Zhai
Chinese name: 美味斋
First opened in Beijing in 1990s, this restaurant takes the Beijingers so much sweet memory regarding Shanghai dishes.
Average Cost per Person: CNY60
Recommended Dishes: Eel Paste, Braised Ribs with Spices
Location: No.35, Baiguang Lu, Xuanwu District, Beijing City

Merrylin Restaurant
Chinese name: 美林阁
It is another typical Shanghai restaurant in Beijing where you can savor some authentic Ben Bang Cai.
Average Cost per Person: CNY110
Recommended Dishes: Crystal Shrimp Meat
Hours: 11:00 - 22:00
Yuetan Branch: 2/F Yuetan Dasha, 2, Yuetan Bei Da Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing City

Hu Jiang Xiang Man Lou
Chinese name: 沪江香满楼
This two-storied restaurant services the delicious Shanghai snacks as well as some dishes. It is a good place for you to learn something about Shanghai in Beijing.
Average cost per person: CMY50
Location: No.34, Dongsi Shitiao Jia, Dongcheng District, Beijing City

Lv Bo Lang
Chinese name: 绿波廊
Lv Bo Lang is a noted brand in Shanghai serving the delicate Shanghai Cai, especially the delicious snacks. Now, it is also available for you to have a try in its Beijing branches.
Average cost: CNY80-CNY400
Liangmahe Branch: 2F, Liangmahe Mansion, No.8, Dongsanhuan Bei Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing City
Jingrui Branch: 2F, Jingrui Mansion, No.17, Dongsanhuan Nan Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing City

Night of Shanghai
Chinese name: 夜上海
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended Dishes: Pork steak with black pepper
Location: east of the 2ed floor of Changan Theater, No.8, Jianguomennei Dajie, Dongcheng District

Shen Ji Soup
Chinese name: 沈记靓汤
Average Cost per Person: CNY100
Location: 1 Xindong Lu, Chaoyang District
Hours: 11:00 - 22:00

Xinjishi Restaurant
Chinese name: 新吉士酒楼
If you would like to taste the delicious braised pork, this restaurant should be in your list.
Average cost per person: CNY100
Sanlitun Branch: No.4, Gongti Bei Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing City
Junbo Branch: No.1-1, Bei Fengwo Lu, Haidian District, Beijing City