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 >
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 >
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