Rediscover Beijing's Nightlife

Why should you go out tonight? We've got plenty of reasons for you
Rediscover Beijing's Nightlife
First published on 16 Nov 2012. Updated on 20 Oct 2014.

From crazy cocktails and cabarets to stand-up comedy and world-class DJs, Time Out selects the best of Beijing's nightlife for you to sample.

3 big hitters coming to Beijing
Beijing’s nightlife scene gets better every year. Here are some of the superstar DJs who’ll be in town this month… Read more >

Find out what separates a true professional from a music snob with a play button. These local mix masters will liberate you from your bar seat… Read more >

Want to get something a little different from your night out? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, whether you’re a golfer, anime fan or vampire (or just like playing dress-up and pretending to be one)... Read more >

Mao Live House and Yugong Yishan continue to pull in the big names, but sometimes you just want somewhere small and atmospheric to take in a tune or two… Read more >

Are you a whiskey fiend, a rum enthusiast or mad for absinthe? Whatever your tipple of choice, this city isn’t short of specialist drinks bars… Read more >

Go on, say no to that same old martini (even Bond has moved on these days). Step out of your comfort zone and try one of these cocktails… Read more >

Bars serve at least one international beer on draught, but sometimes you long for something more exotic than the standard Heineken. Here are a few joints that offer some draughts with a difference… Read more >

Great Leap Brewing started something of a trend when it opened at the end of 2010. But it’s not the only place in town where you can pick up a decent homebrewed pint... Read more >

Because Lionel Messi’s footwork and Lebron James’s slam-dunks just look better on the big screen… Read more >

There’s nothing like getting competitive over arcade, board or pub games to help build friendships… Read more >

Updated daily til the end of the month!

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