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Lao She Teahouse

Buliding 3, Zhengyang Market, Qianmenxi Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 6303 6830
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Peking Opera
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  • Average17%
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“chinese opera” (4 reviews)
“chinese tea” (3 reviews)
“tea snacks” (2 reviews)
Buliding 3, Zhengyang Market, Qianmenxi Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 6303 6830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here at an unusual time, (midday) so the teahouse was empty and quiet. After being in the crowd of the Forbidden City we enjoyed the quietness and the traditional atmosphere. The place offers a glance of the tradition and the tea ceremony was...More

Thank mariagraziaAsti
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is the most expensive cultural show I booked on my China tour. It's easy to find (and a great vegan restaurant nearby). There's an extensive tea shop to negotiate before going into the 'theatre'. They bring tea, some sunflower seeds and 3 little sweet...More

Thank twickers37
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Positive: Chinese atmosphere With live entertainment (puppet show) Negative: Tourist trap!. Menu only in chinese. The tea is standard and really expensive. 180 Yuan for green tea for 2 persons. The tea price was 120 Yuan, but they added 60 Yuan on the bill, maybe...More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I agree 180yuan is a lot per person. However, this was a variety program where English subtitles were available, which was very necessary for my family, although I can understand Chinese myself. We got there early so we ate dinner downstairs. I wouldn't recommend dinner...More

1  Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Nice example of local Beijing folk opera. I have been there several times and I always liked it ... It is a famous stop for local tourists and foreign. You won't like it if you don't understand or respect Chinese culture.

Thank O-Nenno
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

It's a bit expensive for general visit as you have to spend 500 RMB for watching show followed by serving traditional Chinese tea. But if you are looking for classical look. This place is worth for you.

1  Thank Abdul G
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Overpriced Ticket entrance: 180¥ the cheapest and you have to book in advance. Tea was disgusting, snacks consisted only in few candies and sunflower seeds. The show itself was average, although I think some of the acts were not purely traditional Chinese (a magician act),...More

Thank Daniela T
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

BE WARNED! Tea houses are well known for being VERY overpriced - This one takes out the all time insane record! Before you agree to buy anything MAKE SURE you see and add up the price of the tea! The place itself is "cute" in...More

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I kid you not! This is in the tea house. I think the pricing is different in the theatre area. We went into the tea house area and luckily saw the price before ordering. Some cups of tea were $1,000 The cheapest is $16 Beware...More

1  Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I went on a business trip. Dinner was good and after dinner we went upstairs for the Chinese Opera. During dinner there was a great puppet show.

Thank Michelle K
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