Bar with Beijing’s most rock and roll bathroom. Showcasing local and international acts in genres as diverse as punk (Gang of Four) and hip-hop (Madlib).
One of Beijing’s best clubs for everything alternative and electronic. Count on DJ dance parties and electronic acts on the weekends along with cinema nights, vintage markets, art and culture events during the week. Winner of TImeOut Beijing’s Best Alternative Club 2016 and 2015.
A cozy bar with an extensive cocktail menu and old-school jazz playing in the background. A popular mainstay in the Gulou neighborhood, Mai also features bar snacks (and free refills).
An alleyway rooftop bar on a nameless street in Gulou. Bar in the front, beer fridges in the back, and an eclectic selection of music helmed by bar owner Wang Ziheng. Expect everything from avant-garde Classical and jazz, to Japanese psychedelic rock and more. There’s also a selection of whisky, house-made sangria, and light bites.
Two-story brewery and pub with locally crafted beers and small bites.