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DiningCity and Citibank invite you to the 11th edition of China Restaurant Week


The 11th China Restaurant Week will be held from August 31st to September 10th by DiningCity in cooperation with Citibank this fall. The China Restaurant Week will be held in 8 cities throughout China, involving more than 530 top restaurants to create an incomparable feast.
¥68-138 for lunch, ¥108-278 for dinner. At least 3 courses of exquisite dishes at a lower price will be available through online reservations, allowing you to appreciate premium service and delicacy in fancy restaurants at an affordable price. Reservations will be open at 10 AM on August 25th! Start your culinary adventure by visiting or downloading DiningCity APP!
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    Citibank China has extended its cooperation with DiningCity for a fifth straight year as the chief partner of China Restaurant Week. Special benefits will be offered to Citibank cardholders: favorite restaurants can be booked 8 days in advance i.e., at 10 a.m. on August 17th. Citibank has been committed to creating superior life experiences for customers, the special privileges for China Restaurant Week is a grea example of bringing its customers exclusive pleasure.
The concept of “China Restaurant Week” comes from “NYC Restaurant Week”, which aims to promote the local dining scene to tourists from all over the world. The New York Convention and Visitors Bureau initiated the first Restaurant Week in 1998. Subsequently, this activity gradually got spread to Europe, South America, and Asia etc. Nowadays the Restaurant Week is not only targeted to tourists, but also to foodies.
    China Restaurant Week will be held in a number of Chinese cities in March and September each year. The China Restaurant Week in this year will be held in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Chongqing at the same time. High-end restaurants are brought together to serve up distinct cuisines from around the world. Although normally the average per capita consumption of these restaurants ranges from ¥300 to ¥600, cost-effective set meals priced at ¥68-278 will be rolled out during the China Restaurant Week. All customers have to do is to sign up on China Restaurant Week official website, and fill in simple personal information and book your dining time.
DiningCity, a world's top online dining guide, has hosted and organized China Restaurant Week for 11 consecutive sessions, making it go viral in china and become a cornerstone of the dining calendar. The 11th China Restaurant Week is also sponsored by S.Pellegrino, and has partnerships with well-known media such as Whenever Magazine, CityWeekend and zhoumozuosha.
To uphold the tradition of China Restaurant Week, qualified restaurants will be awarded the Best Restaurant, the Most Popular Restaurant, Best Service, and the Best Menu etc. by the organizer according to restaurant reservations and customer reviews. Maison de L’Hui, the Best Restaurant of last year, Hakkasan, Mercato by Jean-Georges (Shanghai), Maison FLO, Jaan Franch Restaurant (Beijing) will still participate in this year's China Restaurant Week. Highly praised restaurants in previous activities are also on the list in the year. These restaurants include Light & Salt and Table No.1 in Shanghai; Flames Grill, George’s Restaurant in Beijing; LIMONI in Guangzhou, La Terrazza at Grand Hyatt Shenzhen Hotel, Forty8 at Park Hyatt Hangzhou, Riva Mediterranean Steak House at Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts (Hangzhou), Chinese Restaurant at Marriott Hotel (Chengdu), and Lucca Italy Restaurant in Chongqing etc. Customers are able to appreciate the highlights of gourmet cuisine in Shanghai, Beijing, Sichuan, Chongqing, Suzhou and Hangzhou in this China Restaurant Week.
Additionally, foodies can download DiningCity APP for reservation and booking management in a more timely and convenient manner. Log in DiningCity App on August 15th - September 10th, share your codes for priority reservation to your friends, you will get reward points and even have a better chance of winning ten thousand RMB in cash and meal coupons after your friends’ successful registration!
About China Restaurant Week
China Restaurant Week is organized by DiningCity, a world famous online dining guide and restaurant reservation platform ( It is now held in 35 different cities around the world, such as New York, Amsterdam and Cape Town. The Restaurant Week has been held annually in Holland, Belgium, Singapore and Italy, since the first one had taken place in New York in 1998. The Restaurant Week has quickly become Asia's largest restaurant event with the participation of more cities like Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
As a leading bilingual online dining guide, was launched in Singapore (the firstly-selected Asian country) in 2007, followed by Hong Kong in 2008 and Chinese Mainland in 2009. On, customers are allowed to search for favorite restaurants through keywords such as price, cuisine and location and make online reservations. The page of each restaurant is provided with bilingual interface, menu as well as illustrated description and comments to enable customers to get full information. Based on mood and taste, it is convenient for the customer to pick a restaurant at any time without having to leave the comfort of your home. For now, DiningCity boasts more than 56,000 carefully selected restaurants across the globe, including more than 700 top member restaurants located in China. 
About Citibank (China) Co., Ltd.
Citibank is the first American bank served in China from May 1902. In April 2007, it served as one of the first international locally-incorporated banks. Wholly owned by Citibank N.A., Citibank (China) Co., Ltd. holds a lead among international banks in China, respectively establishing 13 branches in Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Wuxi. Starting business in more than 160 countries and regions, Citibank is the most global international bank in China. For more information, please visit: or
About Bank Card of Citibank China
There are three kinds of debit cards (Blue Card, Gold Card and Diamond Card) and credit cards (Citi Prestige Card, Citibank Premier Miles Card and Citibank Rewards Card) issued.
  • Citibank Debit Card: It enables its holders to withdraw money from or inquire on ATMs marked with “Unionpay” all over the world without any service charge.
  • Citi Prestige Card - It provides high-end customers with gifts of global standard and locally customized rewards. Services and experience provided will greatly conform to requirements of above customers. The cardholder also can enjoy “the free fourth night” at more than one million hotels in the world as well as various discounts and rights of high-end restaurants. Targeting quality life, the “assistant” is designed to continuously provide consulting and booking service pertinent to tourism and life in China and abroad for its cardholders. Moreover, the Citi Prestige Card is firstly equipped with the service mode that will comprehensively repay clients of Citibank. In addition to more favorable annual fee, compared with that of other cardholders, a comprehensive assessment for credit card consumption and assets conditions will be carried out to give the clients additional gifts or points, which aim to appreciate clients for supporting Citibank and Citibank credit cards.

Citibank PremierMiles Card - best choice for business traveler: Earn Citi Miles faster that never expires! Redeem miles from over 80 airlines worldwide; redeem check-in rights and benefits from over 8,000 hotels; complimentary access to over 800 airport/domestic railway VIP lounges; domestic pick-up / drop-off discount in over 40 airports; travel insurance with high limit; free of overseas currency conversion fee of non-dollar currencies for payment. The application for Citibank PremierMiles Card has a better chance of getting Citi Miles worth up to 15,000 , which can be redeemed for a Shanghai-Taipei return ticket of economy class. 2

  • Citibank Rewards Card - best choice for dining and shopping: Up to 5X rewards for the cardholder on dining, 3X on shopping and 6X on dining and shopping during the cardholder’s birthday month that never expire. The Citibank reward points can be easily gained and redeemed for gifts, air miles and cash coupon as well as deductions for consumption in thousands of stores. 2
Notes: 1. All withdrawal / inquiry on ATM at home and abroad will be free of service charge until December 31, 2017 (not applicable to Citibank basic account), excluding additional charges incurred by third parties, other than Citibank and Unionpay, during operating overseas ATMs. See notes on ATMs in withdrawal for details.
 2. Miles and reward points of Citi Prestige Card, Citibank PremierMiles Card and Citibank Rewards Card will never expire.
The news release is published by, on behalf of the 11th China Restaurant Week.
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Marketing Department
Megan / Ms Wang
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