Top ChoiceCafe in Dunhuang

Memory Box Cafe

This comfy and eclectically designed cafe with ample greenery, high ceiling, voluminous glass windows, a vast aquarium with huge, colourful fish and lots of neat little compartmentalised tables to sit down at...

Cafe in Xiahe

Norden Cafe

Traveller-friendly cafe with warm pine-wood interior serving homemade cakes, soups and burgers, plus excellent tea and coffee. Lovely big window seats overlook Labrang Monastery's ticket office. Service is first...

Cafe in Langmusi

Bear's House

This 2nd-floor cafe up a spiral staircase overlooking the main street of Langmusi sells coffee (¥20), tea (¥15), and breakfast/snacks (¥15) in a cosy cafe setting with English menus. On the main street halfway...

Bar in Langmusi

Bái Mǎ Méi Duŏ

Though it also features pricey coffee (from ¥35; instant ¥30) and butter tea (¥35 per pot) plus a mix of western and Sichuanese dishes (¥20 to ¥68), this place also serves beer from ¥15 and 'Highland barley wine'...

Bar in Dunhuang

Yánmò Shíguāng

All comfy sofas and a pleasant mezzanine aloft, this is a relaxing and good-looking choice for a chilled beer. Craft beers are on the menu, or you can sink a local beer (from ¥8) or aim for a cocktail (from ¥38).

Bar in Xiahe

Kyarang Cafe

This traditionally styled Tibetan bar draws a local crowd and is a good choice for its comfy and welcoming interior and decent beer choice. Hookah pipes are ¥30.

Beer Garden in Dunhuang

Gedi Bros Grill House

This airy covered all wood and bamboo beer garden right at the front of the Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel carpark serves up cheap, cold bottles of Tsingtao (¥15) and heaping portions of fried noodles and grilled...