This is a very nice restaurant located in the hutongs. It's is a good place to go in a large group as you can book a full room. There is more than 1 room so you might not get to see your meal being cooked....More
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Black Sesame is a unique establishment offering multi-course meals as well as cooking classes. Guests can watch the food being prepared in the open kitchen setting. The food and service were fantastic. Wonderful experience.
Friends of ours in Bejing set up the Black Sesame dinner one night and it was awesome. They surprised us witha dumpling making class folowed by a tasting menu that was some of the bes food I've ever had. I highly recommmend this place.
We arrange a lunch party at our apartment for 8 adults & 1 little person. Coco explained everything that they would do on the day, all confirmed by email and phone. What a fabulous experience. Coco, the Chef and his sous Chef arrived at 11.30...More
Have been to Black Sesame Kitchen three times now and make it a regular every time I visit Beijing. There is always a good selection of different (traditional) Chinese dishes and their signature sesame desert is killer! Hosts, especially Coco, are absolutely wonderful!
It is difficult to find this place, after that the taxi driver dropped me off nowhere, I was giving up. I called the restaurant to cancel my reservation but a person from the staff asked me where I was and with my surprise they sent...More
I was traveling alone and made arrangements long in advance to visit Black Sesame Kitchen. Coco (the lady behind the establishment) could not be more accommodating prior to and during my visit and the food was lovely. As you might be aware, this is a...More
Excellent communication and emails from Coco meant that my taxi knew exactly where to find the futon, hidden down a long alley. Coco was a great host, warm and interesting. The mix of people round the table (French, Dutch, Romanian and me a Brit) made...More
A friend recommended the place, hard to find and food is excellent without being over pretences. But the concept is unique since you fine with complete strangers, and surprises are around the corner, I dinned with the son in law of a business colleague who...More