International & Specialist Foods
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vegetarian restaurant open daily from 11:00-22:00. At 23A Caoyun Hutong, Dongzhimennei Beixiaojie, Dongcheng 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.