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The Grand Hotel des Wagons Lits Breakfast Menu

Posted: June 4th, 2022 | 1 Comment »

The Grand Hotel des Wagons Lits was, after the Grand Hotel on Chang’an Avenue, the best hotel in Peking. It was also handy for the railway station at Chienmen (Qianmen) and the Legation Quarter, originally built in 1905 by the Compagnie Internationale des Grands Hotels. The better known later version of the hotel was built in 1904 on the same site in the Flemish Gothic style,. Unlike the Grand Hotel it was only a couple of floors though with incredibly long corridors. It was destroyed after 1949 in the Maoist ‘redevelopment’ of the area.

And what a breakfast menu (from 7-10am). I must admit i’d probably order it all except the mutton chop, which seems a little extreme to me as a breakfast item!

One Comment on “The Grand Hotel des Wagons Lits Breakfast Menu”

  1. 1 Bill Lascher said at 4:42 am on June 5th, 2022:

    I love that the menu includes how long each item should take.

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