Beijing's best cocktail bars

These swanky joints will thrill with top-notch mixed drinks


Infusion Room

Critics' pick

Cocktail laboratory of infused drinks you would never think of

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Gongti Bei Lu (Chaoyang, Chaoyang)

The Black Moth

An artistically minded cocktail lounge raising the bar on high-end hooch

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81 Sanlitun Lu (Changping)

Janes and Hooch

A cocktail bar paying homage to America's prohibition era

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4 Gongti Bei Lu (diagonally across from Q Mex) (Changping)


Critics' pick

Sanlitun apartment bar serving excellent cocktails with house-made infusions and offbeat ingredients

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Yonglee Plaza Gongti Bei Lu (Changping)


Modern cocktail bar and lounge in the Opposite House hotel

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11 Sanlitun Lu (Changping)

Red Dog

Tropical prints and cheeky art at quirky Sanlitun bar

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8 Gongti Bei Lu



Cheery neighbourhood negroni bar with affordable and very good cocktails

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66 Beiluoguxiang


Expert cocktails and old-time jazz in Gulou

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40 Beiluoguxiang (Miyun county)