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GongDeLin Sucai Restaurant

158 Qianmen Nan Dajie, Beijing, China
+86 10 6511 2542
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice” (4 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
“mock meat” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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158 Qianmen Nan Dajie, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This restaurant is located about a 5 minute walk from our hotel. It is a very popular restaurant. Menu is quite extensive with pictures so ordering was a breeze. We ordered 2 vegetable dishes plus a mock sweet sour dish, 2 portions of rice and...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We would never have realised this is a vegetarian restaurant without trip advisor. Many of the reviews were off putting as they raved about the mock meat which we really dislike. But we did manage to put together a very good meal and it was...More

Thank FromGB
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great for vegetarians and vegans. No questions about whether something is vegetarian but maybe cooked in chicken broth. No animal fat or meat in any direction. I am not a vegetarian but enjoyed the meal. Husband is vegetarian and enjoyed it more. Creative uses of...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel. Nice traditional setting. Extensive menu with photos and descriptions made ordering relatively easy. Portions sizes were generous. Nice tea selection. Professional service.

Thank josepht2016
Reviewed 26 February 2016

My brother and I eat a vegan diet and we discovered that this eatery was about a 5 minute walk from our hotel. We arrived a little later than we would have liked (20 mins to closing time) and staff accommodated us. We ordered the...More

Thank LaurasViews
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with our daughter who is a committed vegetarian. She is working in China and experiences real difficulty in sourcing vegetarian options on a menu. Virtually all the dishes on offer were forms of "mock meat". The food was well presented and...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2015

My Chinese colleagues took us here for an extensive meal here, 19 dishes in total. There were 2 dozen of us. Nearly all dishes had a 'meat' name, such as vegetarian duck, ham, eel, mutton, fish, etc. The food was beautifully presented and tasted great....More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The food was quite all right, the menu is nice, with acceptable English translations and lots of photos. We spent roughly RMB 60 per person. The staff looked a bit bored and were not overly helpful, but the food arrived pretty soon and was really...More

Thank Gábor R
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Food: 4/5. There were some creative and interesting dishes. Tasty and flavorful. Good presentation. Can't go wrong with the fake meat dishes. However, pass on the vegetable buns and dumplings, the fillings were bland. They should change to chive or cabbage filling instead. Service: 4/5....More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Lots of "fake meat" menu options. Food was good but not great. Traditional Chinese ambiance. Food was somewhat similar to other vege dishes at other restaurants.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Qianmen Nan Dajie, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Chongwenmen
  • Neighbourhood: Chongwenmen
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6511 2542
This is a great vegetarian Buddhist 'fake meat' place. You can get a large meal for $4 (Y30) a person. The menu is in clear English. Though the wait staff speaks little English, pointing to the menu works just fine.

Even my friends skeptical of all things tofu loved the place. The mushroom soup is amazing.

The restauranted is located one entertaining mile walk south of Tiananmen Square. Be sure to duck into some alleyways to your right and left along the way for an improv Hutong tour.
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