Beihai Park & Xicheng North drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

NBeer Pub

In a scene dominated by North American expats, NBeer is an all-Chinese affair that produces some of Běijīng's best beers. It has a massive 37 ales on tap behind a bar made from Lonely Planet guidebooks! The majority…
Teahouse in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

Tángrén Teahouse

Commanding fine views across Qiànhǎi Lake from its rooftop terrace, this cute teahouse is on a quieter stretch of the lake, away from the noisier bars, and is a delightful spot in which to sample Chinese tea.
Cafe in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

Bear Brew

Run by two affable, aproned Chinese bears (who speak excellent English), this gay-friendly hútòng hangout pours a host of house creations like a 24-hour cold brew with coke, a ‘dirty’ (espresso shot dumped on iced m…
Cafe in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

Await Cafe

One of the loveliest cafes in this part of Běijīng, Await stands next to a church and its main room has the feeling of a small nave, with its high ceilings and cool, calm atmosphere. The coffee is heavenly, the home…
Cafe in Beihai Park & Xicheng North

Lotus Cafe & Bar

At the top of the Pagoda Light hostel is this glass-enclosed rooftop cafe that overlooks the Miàoyīng Temple White Dagoba and surrounding hútòng. It's a smart, plant-filled space with designer furniture, good coffee…