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Traditional Beijing roast duck dinner

Sample the quintessential flavour of Beijing, delicious roast duck cooked according to recipes handed down from generation to generation. Feast on this flavoursome dish favoured by ancient emperors and modern Chinese people alike in the award-winning traditional Quanjude restaurant. Your guide and driver will accompany you to the original Quanjude restaurant, founded in 1864 and legendary among locals for its delicious roast duck. The first restaurant was established during the Qing dynasty, under the reign of the Tongzhi Emperor, who loved Quanjude duck for its superior flavour and mouth-watering tenderness. The restaurant uses open ovens and signature fuels such as Chinese date, peach or pear, which imbue the meat with a subtle flavour and a crispy golden skin. It’s a winning formula – the restaurant is now head of a chain of Quanjudes, who serve an incredible two millions roast ducks a year in 400 different styles. There’s even a branch in Melbourne. So tuck in your chair and grab your chopsticks to experience this delicious dish in the ornate traditional Quanjude restaurant. Under the old-fashioned red paper lanterns and carved wooden ceiling, you’ll enjoy duck and a range of delicious side dishes before you’re escorted back to your hotel, happy and full. Sample the quintessential flavour of Beijing, delicious roast duck cooked according to recipes handed down from generation to generation. Feast on this flavoursome dish favoured by ancient emperors and modern Chinese people alike in the award-winning traditional Quanjude restaurant. Your guide and driver will accompany you to the original Quanjude restaurant, founded in 1864 and legendary Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels in Beijing City center only. Hotel pick-up is for selected hotels only, please call 24 hours before trip to confirm if your hotel is included. Duration: Three-and-a-half hours. Start/opening time: 6.30pm. Please wait in the lobby on the ground floor 5 minutes before the pick-up time. Languages:Shared tour: in English; private tour: English, French, Italian and Spanish. Required documentation: Please do not forget to bring your ID. Others: - Tour guide, driver and dinner all included. Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.