Blink and you might miss this off the beaten path bar. Known for their artisan cocktails, Mai Bar features a bevvy of rare whiskey's, and a cocktail list that will have you coming back for more. Shaken, stirred and poured with homemade infusions, syrups and bitters, creations like their Beijing Passion are sure to wow. The expert mixologists here are top-notch professionals wearing bow ties and taking the time to make your drink, just right. On the small and cozy side, be sure to get here early if you want a seat at the bar.
Hidden along a hutong (traditional alleyway), Amilal is a charming and little Dongcheng gem. Warm wooden accent pieces add a touch of warmth to the place, while the crowd of young expatriate professionals always has it buzzing with activity. Secluded and off the beaten path, the bar is located in a renovated courtyard home. A carefully curated selection of whiskey's, Latin American wine, and local brews make up the offerings and live music can be found playing throughout the week.
Tucked away along a Hutong, a traditional Chinese alleyway dating back to the dynasty era, the Mao Mao Chong bar is known for its innovative cocktails and low key atmosphere. Owned by a husband and wife duo, the bar is decorated by their very own artwork. Aside from the cocktails, the drink menu also features a plethora of international beer and wine labels. In case you feel hungry, the pub entices you with small, gourmet bites which include their famed delicious flatbread pizzas.
Tucked away in the popular Dong Cheng neighborhood of Beijing, this brew pub is popular among the locals and visitors alike. Past the imposing great iron door The Great Leap Brewing is spacious, yet retains a sense of charm and character thanks to the buzzing atmosphere. Making their own, the brews range from pale ales, porters and ales. Try the local favorite, the Honey Ma Blonde. In case you feel hungry, the pub interests you with scrumptious American delicacies to munch on as you enjoy an evening here.
This underground club is one of the most popular electronic dance music, or EDM, venues in the entire city. The Lantern Club is at the forefront of Beijing's nightlife scene, yet understated enough to allow the music to break free of needless gimmicks. From its international DJ's, world class audio and visual systems, and its crossover shows that incorporate music and visual art performances, there's truly no other place like it. Encouraging up and coming artists, The Lantern Club hosts DJ workshops, and puts out weekly podcasts hosted by Acupuncture Records.
Beijing's Mix Club will have you up on your feet and dancing to the music in no time. With infectious tunes from nightly DJ's (sometimes famous international DJ's perform), special cocktails from a fully stocked bar, great service and equally impressive food - Italian, Chinese and French cuisine options - Mix Club has it all.
Expect a whiskey experience like no other at Johnnie Walker House, one of the biggest bars of the premium brand in the world. The second outpost in China, this high-end whiskey bar will feel like you've walked into the lap of luxury. Whiskey connoisseurs will be enthralled by their rare blends, customized versions and fusion pairings, that will surely take drinking this distilled beverage to a notch higher or probably more. With contemporary decor, earth-colored walls, and hints of the Johnnie Walker brand's historic past, this handsome bar is certainly impressive. Head downstairs to admire the 10000 copper pipes on the ceiling, this impressive display is supposed to simulate a distillery, then sit on a posh sofa and enjoy sipping on a glass of whiskey.
Traditional dishes plated to perfection reach your table at Lost Heaven. The subtly lit interiors set the mood while you enjoy true Yunnan cuisine. The restaurant is ideal for a great family dining experience. Well crafted dishes bring out the best of local ingredients, which never fail to be an absolute delight to the palette. The bar offers a variety of cocktails and wine that complement the food.
This gorgeous rooftop bar is a hidden gem perched atop The Emperor Hotel in Beijing. The breath taking views are reason enough to visit this trendy establishment, as are the expertly crafted, artisanal cocktails served here. Take in the sights of the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park from one of the ascending wooden platforms of the Yin Bar or slip into the jacuzzi with a glass of bar's signature cocktail as you drink in the view.
After a long day at work or tiring domestic chores, relax at the Bishijie Bar. The brown furniture and the dim lighting add to the serene ambiance. Walls adorned with murals exude style and opulence. This can rightly be called the chill out zone of Wangfujing Street. Share a drink or two with your buddies or simply have a glass by yourself.
Beers89 is a beer lover’s paradise in Beijing. Most people associate the Orient with cocktails but this sports bar changes it all. With their exciting variety in beers and the brands on the menu, you will feel like you are in beer heaven. Couple this with the great food, small bites and finger food to entice your taste buds. Ambiance is armospheric, with music playing in the background and the service is fast, attentive, and friendly.