Southern Barbarian, which originated in Shanghai, serves tasty Yunnan food in a hip, intimate atmosphere. The restaurant has a great collection of artwork hanging on the walls, and the servers are friendly and speak decent English. As for the food, you really can’t go wrong. The menu features delectable dishes that both kids and adults will love. Popular items include a variety of mushroom dishes (ranging from RMB 45 to 88) and shredded potato pancakes (RMB 25). For kids, the restaurant has recommendations such as fried potato balls with dipping sauce (RMB 28), barbecued chicken wings (RMB 32), lightly-salted goat cheese squares (RMB 32), and smashed broad beans with Yunnan ham (RMB 40). Southern Barbarian also makes a great date night destination; pair authentic Yunnan barbecue with one of the many beers, red wines, teas, and fresh fruit juices on offer.
Daily 11am-11pm. 107 Baochao Hutong, Dongcheng District (6401 3318) 东城区鼓楼东大街宝钞胡同107号