Press Release

Press Release

Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing Presents New Semi-buffet at Cafe Noir

New Semi-buffet at Cafe Noir

Guests are invited to the new semi-buffet at Café Noir in Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing.  Appetisers, soups and desserts are served buffet-style with the guest’s choice of eight main courses from the menu.

For only Rmb128 plus 15 per cent surcharge per person, the semi-buffet includes seafood, lamb chops and cured meats.  The new semi-buffet menu offers guests the chance to create a personal salad from a base of eight signature salads and cold appetisers.  The buffet spread also includes freshly prepared sashimi and sushi, two signature Western and Chinese soups, eight signature desserts with a chocolate fountain, and a selection of fine ice cream.

For an additional Rmb70, a selection of eight Western and Asian main courses is offered from the restaurant’s menu of cuisine from around the world.  The main courses include Western Beef Cheek Stew; Charcoal Grilled Pork Ribs; Linguine Vongole; Pan-Fried Fillet of Black Cod with Potato Purée; Indian Chicken Curry; and Nori Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Teriyaki Shitake, Sour Cream and Wasabi.  Guests opting for a main course will receive a complimentary glass of wine to be served with the restaurant’s signature appetiser.

For further information or to make a reservation, please contact Café Noir on (86 10) 5907 8888 extension 8416 or e-mail café

Café Noir, located on the lobby level of the hotel, is all set to make an entrance on to Beijing’s gastronomic scene to entice the veteran gourmet.  This new entry invites guests to “eat with the eyes” first at the innovative, colourful and appetising à la carte buffets featuring Asian and international fare.  Café Noir is the height of contemporary all-day dining, with floor-to-ceiling glass walls on three sides of the restaurant, through which diners can enjoy the green landscape views, an open kitchen and cooking stations where chefs are ready to cater to every desire of diners.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages nearly 90 hotels under the Shangri-La brand, with a room inventory of over 37,000. Traders hotels cater to today's savvy and passionate traveller with brilliant simplicity and warm sincerity. They provide a friendly yet professional environment designed to complement guests at work, rest or play. Based in major business centres in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Traders Hotels are the practical choice for business and leisure travelers.

Traders Hotels are located in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Changzhou, Dubai, Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Shenyang and Singapore. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at