n upscale Beijing eatery has been voted the best fine dining restaurant in Asia and the seventh best place in the world for a fancy meal by TripAdvisor.
TRB Hutong topped the world’s largest travel website’s Traveler’s Choice awards for fine dining restaurants in Asia, beating out venues like Mr & Mrs Bund in Shanghai, Indian Accent in New Delhi (voted India’s the best restaurant in 207 by World’s 50 Best), and Hong Kong’s Tin Lung Heen with two Michelin stars. TRB Hutong currently has over 1,600 reviews and five out of five points on TripAdvisor, with 85 percent of people rating it as “excellent.”
TRB Hutong was also the Traveler’s Choice seventh-best fine dining restaurant in the world, lumped together with the likes of the one-Michelin-star Au Crocodile in Strasbourg, France, two-Michelin-star Restaurant Sat Bains in Nottingham, England, and El Celler de Can Roca – currently the second best restaurant in the world and holder of three Michelin stars.
Hidden inside a restored temple in Beijing’s traditional alleyway, TRB Hutong serves contemporary European cuisine utilizing seasonal local ingredients. The restaurant has five stars and almost 5,000 reviews on Dianping, and the most popular dish on the Chinese food review website currently is their apple foie gras with foie gras terrine, white chocolate, and green apple.
According to TripAdvisor, winners of Traveler’s Choice awards “were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants around the world, gathered over a 12-month period.”
TRB Hutong is part of the TRB group, short for Temple Restaurant Beijing, which also runs other venues in the country’s capital such as TRB Forbidden City, TRB Copper, and the casual dining restaurant Hulu. They also have a catering arm called TRB Catering.
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