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Aria, Beijing

1 Jianguomenwai Ave.
China World Hotel
Beijing, 100004, China
TEL: 86 10 6505-2266

The most fabulous of the restaurants in the sprawling China World Hotel, Aria attracts a hip, well-dressed, and largely Western-expat crowd. The spacious first-floor lounge is a scene unto itself, with banquettes made for lingering over creative cocktails; the dining room is on the second floor, reached via a dramatic spiral staircase. Here, the linen-clad tables are surrounded by Roman-style wall frescoes and an open kitchen, where chefs turn out upscale Western-style comfort food: Black Angus steaks; seared red snapper with mashed potatoes, cherry tomatoes, and black olives in a saffron jus; braised lamb knuckle with a ragout of white beans, pearl onions, and bacon. The desserts are of the hearty variety—try the upside-down apple tart with cinnamon ice cream—and the impressive wine list includes both cheap-and-cheery Aussie labels and a 1982 Chateau Latour Bordeaux that goes for just over $11,600 a bottle.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Bar Dining
  • Dinner
  • Dress Code
  • Full Bar
  • Lunch
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Live Music
  • Notable Wine List
  • Open Kitchen/Watch the Chef
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Private Room Available
  • Smoking Area
  • Tasting Menu

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