Must see nightlife in Forbidden City & Dongcheng Central

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    MO Bar

    Legendary bar Hope and Sesame from Guangzhou, voted one of Asia's best bars in 2019, crafted the molecular-style cocktail list at MO Bar, an uber-glam…

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    Jing-A Longfusi

    Knock back Beijing-inspired craft beers at this hip taproom, which shares a gentrified hutong development with restaurants, shops, an art gallery and one…

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    Slow Boat DSK Taproom

    The good ship Slow Boat has dropped anchor in central Beijing, which is excellent news for the denizens of hotel-heavy Wangfujing, who now have this…

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    Mona Bar

    Run by a cool Beijing couple, this hutong cocktail den is small but perfectly formed, with a grown-up vibe and a warm welcome. The homely wood-beamed room…

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    Laijin Yuxuan Teahouse

    Zhongshan Park's 100-year-old teahouse, once the haunt of writers, intellectuals and revolutionaries, is a pleasant if overpriced place to sample a cup of…

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    Alley Coffee

    Handy for a coffee, beer and a sit down after touring the central sights, this backpacker-style cafe is in a hutong courtyard directly across from the…