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Lai Jin Yu Xuan

Lai Jin Yu Xuan Review

A gem tucked inside Zhongshan Park on the west side of the Forbidden City, Lai Jin is known for its Red Mansion banquet, based on dishes from Cao Xueqin's classic 18th-century novel, The Dream of the Red Chamber. The two-level restaurant sits beside a small pond amid willow and peach trees. The two daily dishes are qie xiang (eggplant with nuts) and jisi haozigan (shredded chicken with crown-daisy chrysanthemum). After your meal, take a lazy stroll across the park to the nearby teahouse with the same name, where you can enjoy a cup of tea in the courtyard surrounded by ancient cypress and scholar trees.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Inside Zhongshan Park, on the west side of the Forbidden City, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100031
  • Phone: 010/6605–6676
  • Location: Dongcheng District

    Restaurant Details

  • No credit cards.
Updated: 05-02-2013

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