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We Brewery

Leading the way in the Tianjin craft-beer scene, this hidden gem of a bar is tucked away down an alley off Xi'an Dao. Its English-speaking owner knows his stuff and is always happy to chat about China's emerging...

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Ali Baba's

One of Tianjin's longest-running bars, this foreign-friendly, slightly gritty student hang-out has an unlikely location hidden away in the middle of an apartment block – but it's ever popular, does cheap local...

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Rester Cafe

One of a clutch of cafes on a quieter stretch of Chongqing Dao, this chic little place does quality coffee, healthy Italian lunches and evening cocktails and craft beers. The minimalist, cooled interior opens out...

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Beer Cool

This slick, slimline bar doesn't brew its own beer, but does have a selection of imported and Chinese craft beers on tap.

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Drei Kronen 1308

It's super pricey, but if you want to catch the evening breeze whilst drinking German beer on a riverside terrace this is the place to come. Brews wheat beer, lager and dark ales on site, and does a range of...

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Often heaving with an enthusiastic student crowd downing cheap beers, this China-wide institution is close to Wujiayao metro station; turn right out of Exit A2, right at the canal and it's on the left after 100m.

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Le Procope Lounge

Distressed urban flair, single-malt whiskys and craft cocktails are the thing at this cool, candlelit lounge.