Your ultimate guide to Beijing

Discover the best Beijing events, things to do, restaurants, gigs and nightlife

The best things to do this weekend
Blogs

The best things to do this weekend

Say goodbye to April with these long weekend events

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The top parties this weekend
Blogs

The top parties this weekend

Officially the best nights out in Beijing

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Beijing's best outdoor bars
Bars

Beijing's best outdoor bars

The city's prime spots to sip a drink in the open air

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Time Out Beijing Food Awards 2017
Restaurants

Time Out Beijing Food Awards 2017

Vote for your favourite Beijing restaurant in our 11th annual Time Out Food Awards

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Book with Time Out Tickets

Megadeth

Megadeth

Heavy riffs and plenty of aggression courtesy of the thrash metal legends

14 May
Tango
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Wicked

Wicked

The Broadway smash hit about the Witches of Oz comes to Beijing

21 May - 02 Jun
Jing
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Priscilla Ahn

Priscilla Ahn

The indie folk songstress brings her La La La 2017 World Tour to Beijing

13 May
Century Theatre (世纪剧院)
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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

The Russian State Ballet returns with Swan Lake

05 May
Century Theatre (世纪剧院)
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What's happening in Beijing

D&G delete controversial pictures after internet furore
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D&G delete controversial pictures after internet furore

D&G remove images from Chinese social media after upsetting Beijingers

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The best events to book on Time Out Tickets right now
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The best events to book on Time Out Tickets right now

The best concerts, films, comedy shows and more on Time Out Tickets

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Go to a luxe screening of a Chinese cinema classic for free this weekend
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Go to a luxe screening of a Chinese cinema classic for free this weekend

See Yellow Earth at Capital M with Time Out

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The Tiki Bungalow, Rager Pie and Mas to all close
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The Tiki Bungalow, Rager Pie and Mas to all close

Blame it on the bricks

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The best films at the cinema this week
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The best films at the cinema this week

A selection of the best movies currently screening in Beijing

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Beijing walking tours

Beijing walking tours
Things to Do

Beijing walking tours

Discover the hidden streets and histories of the hutongs on these beautiful Beijing explorations

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Beijing area guides

Area guide: Sanlitun

Area guide: Sanlitun

The expat hot spot is home to some of the city's most exciting places to eat, drink and party

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Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Big ticket tourist attractions as well as cosier local joints in the heart of old Beijing

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Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Hit up the embassy district for great Japanese food as well as some hidden cheap eats

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Area guide: Greater Gulou

Area guide: Greater Gulou

Hit up the hutongs for vintage shops, poppin' bars and more

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Area guide: Wudaokou

Area guide: Wudaokou

Head to the universities' district for cheap restaurants, markets and bars

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Area guide: Wangjing

Area guide: Wangjing

Head to Beijing's Korean district for street markets, groundbreaking design, and lots and lots of kimchi

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Area guide: CBD

Area guide: CBD

Beijing's business district has more to offer than just banks and skyscrapers

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Area guide: 798

Area guide: 798

Beijing's famous art district has world-class galleries as well as restaurants, bars and shopping

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Latest bar and restaurant reviews

Antlers
Restaurants

Antlers

Fangjia Hutong's Taiwanese street food offering doesn't disappoint

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Toybox
Bars

Toybox

A debonair speakeasy adding a bit of class to Sanlitun Bar Street

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Peri Peri
Restaurants

Peri Peri

A cheeky Nando's rip-off that is truly awful

  • 1 out of 5 stars
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Red Dog
Bars

Red Dog

Tropical prints and cheeky art at quirky Sanlitun bar

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The best of Beijing

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing
Restaurants

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing

Time Out's top 100 restaurants, cafes and places to eat in China's capital city

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Beijing's 25 best dishes
Restaurants

Beijing's 25 best dishes

You won’t be able to stop eating. We promise

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Beijing's best shops
Shopping

Beijing's best shops

The full list of Beijing's best shops

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Beijing's best museums
Things to Do

Beijing's best museums

A complete guide to the city's museums whether you want to discover art, history or bees

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100 best Mainland Chinese films

100 best Mainland Chinese films

The best movies of all time as picked by 88 international film experts

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50 things to do in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Spring in Beijing

Spring in Beijing

Spring in Beijing

Spring is finally here! Take advantage of the warmer weather and get outdoors

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