Drinking and nightlife in Xinjiang

  • Top ChoiceNightlife in Kashgar

    Ostangboyi Ancient Tea House

    The last traditional Uyghur teahouse in Kashgar, this is a wonderfully atmospheric place to come for a drink. While it's certainly the preserve of Uyghur Old Town elders, the crowd here are quite used to tourists dropping by, and even have an English tea menu.

  • Nightlife in Ürümqi


    This well-known, long-running expat watering hole has a good selection of imported beers, and classic pub grub such as pizzas and burgers. It's popular with a crowd of young expat teachers and volunteers, making this a good place to get the up-to-date information about goings on in and around Ürümqi. There's a pool table and views into the People's Park.