We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dianke Dianlai

8 Dafangjia Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6512 0930
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
23 Jul 2016
“A gem hidden behind a small door!”
10 Jan 2015
“Fantastic tasting menu!”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Yunnan
8 Dafangjia Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (22)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

It was a treat from a friend who is a local Beijinger. The restaurant is in the hutong with a small entrance door which can be easily missed. There is no menu, but pre-set dinner in different prices per person. The dishes are small and...More

Thank Soxblue
Reviewed 10 January 2015

The small tasting menu is a masterpiece in it's simplicity I stopped counting the dishes after the 7th Strong, sweet, yes you find it all and you never tasted it before Very very hard to find the simple entrance "Door No 8 " in the...More

Thank PlatinumSwe
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Yunnan food is among my favourite of the Chinese cuisines. Light, fresh, very much vegetable based. But a most recent visit to Dianke Dianlai was none of these things. Perhaps it was our mistake at choosing the more expensive of the set menus (189RMB vs...More

1  Thank JulietBeijing
Reviewed 26 September 2013

We were very well fed at this Yunnanese set menu restaurant, choosing the cheapest of the 3 options at 128 RMB per person, for 12 dishes. Our meal would be a very expensive and fancy degustation menu in a western city. Our 12 dishes were:...More

1  Thank MacJanet
Reviewed 20 August 2013

One of the best restaurants I have been to, Noma included. Highly recommended! Where there in Oct 2012 and in August 2013, equally great!

Thank JCederholm
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Since we are wai guo ren, I cannot verify the authenticity of the food but the taste and quantity were great. It is not easy to find the restaurant and no one speaks English but . . . . If you order their tasting menu...More

Thank 888Paulw888
Reviewed 1 May 2012

In planning our two week trip to China, we stumbled upon the TripAdvisor ratings of restaurants in each city. Beijing was going to be at the end of our trip, so we knew we'd be looking for something different. Indeed, it turned out that we...More

3  Thank castriker888
Reviewed 24 January 2012

My husband and I arranged to dine here after reading reviews of other diners. Our hotel called to make the reservation for us. We did have a little trouble finding it, even with the detailed directions of other reviewers (for which we were thankful!). The...More

4  Thank EagerReader
Reviewed 3 January 2012

This place is a hidden gem. We did have a tough time finding the place and you should look at the photo on reviews of the front door which will hopefully help of you are visiting – and I recommend you do. We had pre-booked...More

4  Thank flan_1969
Reviewed 9 November 2011

I had a business dinner last night in Beijing & decided at the last minute not to eat in the hotel so I quickly looked up trip advisor for a place close by. This place came up & I took a chance. It was excellent....More

2  Thank Africapaddy
Nearby HotelsSee all 6,620 hotels in Beijing
Xinxian Hotel
6 reviews
.14 km away
Yingcheng Business Hotel
16 reviews
.19 km away
Shaobing Seafood Hotel
1 review
.23 km away
Renbao Hotel
2 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Courtyard Bistro
47 reviews
.46 km away
Gui GongFu FengHuang Ge Ya Wang
11 reviews
.19 km away
AFan Ti JiaNianHua
11 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shijia Hutong
161 reviews
.94 km away
Shijia Hutong Museum
42 reviews
.44 km away
Galaxy SOHO
25 reviews
.57 km away
Beijing Dongsi Mosque
19 reviews
.87 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dianke Dianlai staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Yunnan
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Dafangjia Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighbourhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6512 0930
Delicious Chinese cuisine well prepared and beautifully presented in this different, yet rewarding restaurant.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing