English menu? Yes
Kid’s menu? No.
General kid friendliness of menu: Expect fusion European dishes with French and Italian influences.
Staff: The staff speaks moderate English.
Bathroom: The bathroom is located in the mall, across the way. It’s spacious and clean with sit-down toilets, and there’s a padded countertop that can be used as a changing table.
Best items for kids: Kids can dig in to this European cuisine with kid-sized utensils.
Kids’ play area? No, but there are toys and playing cards available.
Seating: The lavish interior seating is made up of booths and tables, with pink chandeliers. Highchairs are available. There are also two private rooms that can seat six to eight people.
Price: RMB 300-400
Accepts credit cards? Yes
Must-order item: The regular menu won’t be complete until February 2012. Until then, only six-course combo sets starting from RMB 188 will be available.
In a nutshell: Hello Kitty Dreams is a little girl’s dream (or a grown woman’s, depending on who you ask). Featuring waitresses in frilly pink dresses and waiters in bright blue baggy overalls, this restaurant in Sanlitun’s Shimao complex is sure to be the talk of the town. Food items will be MSG-free European fusion cuisine.
Daily 10am-10pm. 4/F, Shimao Department Store (corner of Gongti Beilu and Xindong Lu), Chaoyang District (8405 9021)
Hello Kitty 梦幻主题餐厅，朝阳区三里屯世茂百货4层（工体北路和新东路路口）
Update: Hello Kitty Dreams is now closed.