Oh, what a year. Thankfully, a new crop of top-notch cocktail bars and clubs joined Beijing's nightlife scene this year, helping us drink and dance our way through the last 12 months. From hutong haunts to Gongti giants, we did not suffer from a lack of new places to spend our nights. We've also seen a few bars close then reappear in new digs –
El Nido and Botany
spring to mind –
but if you're after something brand new, these 13 picks have you covered.