International & Specialist Foods
Xu Xiang Zhai
Vegetarian non-smoking restaurant located close to the Confucius and Lama Temples. Open daily from 10:00-21:00. Lunch buffet from 11:30-14:00 and dinner buffet from 17:30-21:00. Lama Temple and Guozijian, 26 Guozijian Dajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing.
Chocolates for sale by the box or individually. Open daily from 11:00-23:00. At 30 Yandai Xiejie, Xicheng District, Beijing.
Specialist chocolate cakes in different flavours including original, banana and rum & cherry. Open daily from 10:00-21:00. At Rm 108, Bldg 2, Wanda Plaza, 93 Jianguo Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Ocean Grounds Organic Coffee
International-style artisan organic roasted coffee bar established by two Californians. Open daily from 09:00-22:00. At Unit 327, 3/F, U-Town Mall, Chaoyangmen 3rd Floor, Beijing.
Comptoirs de France
Traditional French bakery and patisserie which offers a selection of breads, pastries, chocolates and ice-creams. Wedding and speciality cakes made to oder. Several shops in Beijing. See website for all addresses.
French hypermarket with a selction of imported food and drink, non-food home essentials, electrical goods, stationery and more. Free delivery for a minimum purchase price. Open daily from 08:00-22:00. At 11 Malian Dao, Xuanwu District, Beijing.
Tianchu Miaoxiang Vegetarian
Vegetarian restaurant. Chinese fast-food style. Some vegan dishes. Monthly free vegetarian cooking lessons. Open daily from 10;00-22:00. At Rm 0260, 2/F, Bldg D, Chaowai SOHO, 6B Chaoyangmenwai Dajie, CBD/Guomao, Beijing.
International wine bar / restaurant which serves authentic Italian and European cuisine. Wine tasting, WiFi, parking and catering. Open daily from 10:30-22:00. At Rm 1113, Bldg 11, Jianwai Soho, 39 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Large selection of chocolates and marzipans including sugar-free chocolates for diabetics or the diet-conscious. At B/1, Shin Kong Place, 87 Jianguo Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
US specialist ice-cream, cakes and desserts open daily from 10:00-22:00. At 4/F, New World Department Store, Wanda Plaza, 93 Jianguo Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Temple Restaurant Beijing
Luxury French restaurant which also serves a weekend brunch from 11:30-14:30. Open Monday to Friday from 11:30-14:30 and Monday to Saturday from 18:00-22:00. At 23 Shatan Houjie, (off Wusi Dajie at the end of the lane), Dongcheng district, Beijing.
Vegetarian restaurant open daily from 11:00-22:00. At 23A Caoyun Hutong, Dongzhimennei Beixiaojie, Dongcheng District, Beijing.
The Big Smoke
Restaurant which serves authentic Southern US-style comfort food. Open Monday to Saturday from 11:00-24:00 and Sunday from 11:00-23:00. At First Floor, Lee World Building, 57 Xingfucun Zhong Lu, Chaoyang district,Beijing.
Niujie Halal Supermarket
Halal supermarket open daily from 09:00-22:00. Stocks run low earlier in the day during Chinese New Year and Ramadan. At 1 Niu Jie (southwest corner of the Niu Jie/Caishikou Dajie intersection), Xuanwu District, Beijing.
Le Petit Gourmand
French bar and restaurant with a lending library with selection of English and other foreign language titles. Open daily from 09:00-24:00 (bar until 02:00). Most credit cards accepted. At 3/F, Tongli Studios, Sanlitun Houjie, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Pizza restaurant open daily from 11:00-02:00. Serves a variety of bottled and tap beers. Live sport screenings and pizza delivery service. At Suite 103, Bldg 24, Hopson International Park, Shuanghuayuan Nanli Area 3, Shuangjing District, Beijing 1000032.