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Kao Rou Ji Restaurant

Kao Rou Ji is a famous Beijing restaurant which sell the roast meat with more than 300 years history. Muslim Food play an important role in Beijing Food and welcome by the residence here.

the outside view of Kao Rou JiIn the north end of Beiiing's Shichahai, there is a small stone bridge with a long history and a famous name: the Yinding Bridge or "Silver Ingot Bridge". Kao Rou Ji, with its immense reputation, began here beside this small bridge. This ancient establishment has over 340 years of history. Amidst Shichahai's enchanting scenery, eating Kaorouji's uniquely flavored barbecued meat will undoubtedly make for an unforgettable meal. Smoke rises from the chafing dishes and swirls around the dining area, as raging fires burn, and a tantalizing sizzling sound coming from the barbecued meat, its sweet smell greeting the nose. The customers, can usually be seen with one foot on a wooden bench, a wine cup or sesame paste in their left hand, and avoiding smoke and fire, their right hand grips a pair of foot long chopsticks, cooking as they eat.

To dine here, one almost gets the feeling of having a picnic. Originating from the Mongolian dietary customs; the barbecue is also referred to as "Mongolian Barbecue". In the 17th century, at the end of the Ming Dynasty and the beginning of the Qing Dynasty, palace nobility would often go on hunting trips, bringing game back to Beijing. Chefs would barbecue the meat and hand it out for crowds to sample. This tradition was adopted by the masses and was carried to the present, providing the influence that shapes Kao Rou Ji cooking and their creativityļ¼ˇthe roast mutton meat in Kao Rou Ji

Specialties: Beijing barbecue, fried prawns, roast mutton, soy-braised camel-palm, mutton with dried apricots, squirrel-shaped mandarin fish.

Average cost per person: 60 RMB
Business hours: 11am-11pm
Parking: Yes
Credit cards accepted: Yes