Beijing's best hutong bars

The best spots to wet your whistle in Beijing's famous alleyways

One of Beijing's best features is its winding hutong neighbourhoods, and nothing makes a good thing better like a nice drink, right? Check out some of our top spots of a drink while getting lost in the hutongs.
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Latin hutong tapas bar with decent cocktails between Dongzhimen and Gulou

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25 Beixinqiao Toutiao (Beixinqiao, Dongcheng)

Capital Spirits

Get a proper introduction to China's infamous spirit at this baijiu bar

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3 Daju Hutong (Dongzhimen, Dongcheng)

The Distillery

The latest venture from Capital Spirits team serves up craft spirits done right

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20 Xinsi Hutong

The Tiki Bungalow

Critics' pick

Tiki themed hutong bar serving up authentic classics based on recipes from the icons of tiki tipples

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34 Jiaodaokou Bei Santiao


Bar, restaurant, music and courtyard space - rebooted and hipper than ever

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27 Dashibei Hutong (Xicheng, Xicheng)