With just four days left before Elite Dining Week draws to a close, seats at all of the hot favorites would have already been snapped up by now, but we thought we’d draw your attention to a few great restaurants in Shanghai and Beijing where you can still book a seat!
As well as voting for your favorite restaurants and menus, Elite Dining Week also has a food photo competition throughout the event. Snap pics of your EliteDW meals and share them with the key words “Elite Dining Week” on your WeChat Moments. Send a screenshot of the posts on your Moments to the DiningCity WeChat account and you might win a ¥200 dinner voucher. Just add DiningCity_china on WeChat and share your food pics!
The following restaurants charge ￥198 for lunch and ￥398 for dinner.
Top Chef is an Italian trattoria led by up-and-coming chef Jacky Xue who trained at 2 Michelin star Carlo Cracco in Milan and was the executive sous chef at the Vanke Pavilion at Milan Expo in 2015. [BOOK HERE]
//105, Bldg 4, 169 Mengzi Lu, near Liyuan Lu // 蒙自路169号4号楼105室, 近丽园路
Yue6 is led by Shanghai-born chef Dick Lu who has previously worked at the Puli Hotel and the Intercontinental Hotels Group. Over his two decade-long career, Lu has picked up multiple awards and accolades. [BOOK NOW]
// 3B, Zhongshan dong yi road, Six on the bund, Huangpu District // 黄浦区中山东一路6号外滩6号3楼B座
71-year-old master chef Watanabe Takashi from Osaka presides over HUI with his classic Japanese sashimi and sushi. Designed by Takemura Shigeo, the restaurant combines Japanese aesthetics with western simplicity. [BOOK NOW]
// 2F, Marriott North East Hotel, Haihang Building, Chaoyang District, Beijing // 北京市朝阳区霄云路甲26号海航大厦万豪酒店2层
Helmed by award‐winning chef Fabio Nompleggio, Cépe is one of Beijing’s finest dining rooms featuring haute Italian style cuisine. Nompleggio began working at a small restaurant at the age of 16 in Anzio, before moving on to San Lorenzo in Rome, Unico in Milan, Andre in Singapore, as well as one Michelin star Acetaia in Munich, Armani Millano and Dubai. Wine aficionados will delight in an extensive wine menu featuring 400 wines. [BOOK NOW]
// 1/F, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Jie, Xicheng District // 西城区金融街18号丽思卡尔顿酒店1楼
Modern French cuisine in 1920s glamour at Jaan, with its original timber-sprung dance floor and sparkling Austrian crystal chandeliers reminders of the days it was a meeting place for Chinese and foreign dignitaries. Today the same historic dining room once again plays centre stage to the city’s finest gastronomy and social events. Graced by majestic French windows overlooking Chang An Avenue, Jaan is a clever combination of old world charm and present day chic from the three sets of custom made chandeliers to the unique four poster opium lounges.
// 1/F, Raffles Beijing Hotel, No.33 Dong Chang’an Jie, Dongcheng District // 东城区东长安街33号北京饭店莱佛士1楼