Beijing is a romantic city, and with some of the best, international chefs in the world running restaurants in the capital it's no wonder the fine dining is hot! In Chaoyang district, you'll find some of the best restaurants in Asia, with menus that ooze romance and drip high class.
Capital M boasts some of the best views in the city with it's lofty perch above Tienanmen Square. The food, described as European-Chinese, is as tasty as it is unique and fully fusion. You'll be sure to find the perfect dish to share with your loved one, and the cocktails and deserts at Capital M will really set the mood.
The Orchard and Maison Boulud are two of the most romantic spots in town, though for different reasons. The Orchard is a secluded place to be alone with your lover while Maison Boulud is the place to see and be seen, especially with your lover on your arm.
Ganges and Purple Haze are the single most romantic ethnic places in town. Ganges serves up delicious Indian fare in a romantic, intimate environment that is full of the wonder of India fused with cuisine that is palatable to every taste. Purple Haze dishes out high-end Thai food with comfortable seating and a reason to recline with your lover.
SALT and Rumi offer more laid back cuisine, but the vibe is always romantic at these beautiful restauarnts. Salt focuses on fusion cuisine while Rumi is the best Middle Eastern fare this side of the Middle East. You'll not be allowed to drink (unless you BYOB) to Rumi, but it remains romantic nonetheless.
Agua and Mosto serve up a blend of Mediterranean and Spanish fare in high-end decor that will make your lover feel special and treated like the princess she is. The chefs at these two establishments are known for their creativity and dedication to food, meaning the number one focus is on the highest possible standard for cuisine in Beijing.
Finally, for a chill wine depot, Modo impresses with it's large international wine list and simple snacks. This would be a great pre-dinner stop or an early afternoon adventure before heading to the main event.
3/F, 2 Qianmen Pedestrian Street (southeast of Qianmen), Chongwen District, 崇文区前门步行街2号3层
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