Engaging Eritrea holidays
Journey to the Burkina Faso for a vacation
Explore the most popular attractions in Guangzhou
Travel the breathtaking Bahrain
Best Beijing Hotpot Restaurant – Dong Lai Shun Hot Pot
Beijing Hotpot Restaurants – There are many hotpot restaurants in Beijing. I don’t want to get to the numbers but I have seen hotpot restaurants nearly everywhere in Beijing.
In Beijing, you can have hotpot restaurants with a wide range of prices. However, if you need to invite a small group of business clients or good friends to a hotpot meal, I would only recommend Dong Lai Shun Hot Pot.
Some locals feel that the restaurant is over-priced and it may be so when you compare to the run-of-the-mill hotpot restaurant here.
But, it is really like comparing a Budget hotel to a Five Star Shangrila Hotel.
You get what you pay!
Now, let’s go and explore Dong Lai Shun Hot Pot in Beijing.
Dong Lai Shun
Firstly, Dong Lai Shun Hot Pot is the most famous hot pot chain restaurants in Beijing and has been cooking up a storm since 1903.
What are they famous for?
Paper-thin, high-quality Mutton slices cooked in a very flavorful broth with their own secret dipping sauce.
That’s their claim to fame!
So simple but most hotpot restaurants don’t do them right!
If you are there for the first time, you can order this few dishes:
– Potato Slices
– Yam Slices
– Bean Curd
– Soybean noodle
Not much of variety but the whole thing is the eating experience. You get to cook your own meat and vegetable in the hotpot.
Of course, you can order more stuff!
Dong Lai Shun
And if you are in Beijing during the winter season, a meal at Dong Lai Shun will instantly warms your bodies. And the best drinks to go with a hotpot is beer and Chinese White Wine. Actually, it goes well with Red Wine too.
Anyway, try to use the chopstick to eat hotpot. It takes a little practice but it’s fun.
NOTE: This is a Muslim restaurant, thus there is no pork available here.
Is Dong Lai Shun very expensive? Not really.
It is about USD10 per person (which may be more expensive than the other hotpot places) but I have always gotten good feedbacks from my clients and friends about this hotpot restaurant.
Some of them have even insisted that I bring them to Dong Lai Shun on their next trip.
That’s why Dong Lai Shun is my best Beijing hotpot restaurant!
Dong Lai Shun Hot Pot
Address: Dong’an Market, Wangfujing Avenue, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Tel: 010 6528 0932
- Beijing Restaurant Guide – Guide of Recommended Restaurants in Beijing
Beijing Restaurant Guide – Beijing is a food paradise! Period. There are many restaurants available
- Beijing Best Restaurant – Ah Yat Abalone Restaurant
Beijing Best Restaurant – It is tough to choose a favorite or best restaurant in Beijing. There are
- Beijing Duck Restaurants – Quan Ju De Roast Duck
Beijing Duck Restaurants Guide: I love Beijing Roast Duck or Peking Duck! There’s nothing better tha
- Beijing Sichuan Restaurant – Yu Xin Sichuan Restaurant
Beijing Sichuan Restaurant – I love hot and spicy food! Being from Singapore, I have a wide variety
- Beijing Antiques Shops – Antiques at Gu Wan Cheng
Beijing Antiques Shops – There are many places to buy antiques in Beijing. However, I have heard too