Drinking and nightlife

Top ChoicePub in Hangzhou

Midtown Brewery

The craft-beer craze has certainly hit Hangzhou and the standout place to sample some top-notch craft beers is Midtown Brewery. Housed in the Shangri-la hotel, the beers are brewed on-site and are genuinely...

Top ChoiceClub in Hangzhou

JZ Club

The folk that brought you JZ Club in Shanghai have the live jazz scene sewn up in Hangzhou with this neat three-floor venue in a historic building near West Lake. There are three live jazz sets nightly, with...

Bar in Hangzhou

Eudora Station

A fab location by West Lake plus a roof terrace, outside seating and great happy-hour deals conspire to make this welcoming watering hole a solid choice. There’s sports TV, live music, a good range of imported...

Teahouse in Hangzhou

Ming Jia Ju Teahouse

Set alongside a beautiful park in the Santai Scenic Area, west of West Lake, this relaxed place with a lovely wooden canopy-covered outdoor seating area attracts locals looking to enjoy a cup of lóngjǐng green...

Teahouse in Hangzhou

Wengjiashan Village Teahouse

Simple teahouse, occupying the owners' family home, that sells the area's famous lóngjǐng (dragon well) tea. Teas range from ¥20 to ¥50 – the higher the price, the better the quality. You'll get a large glass of...

Sports Bar in Hangzhou


Popular sports bar serving Western-style food and drinks, including imported craft beers. Friendly English-speaking staff and TV screens playing various international sporting events. In an area of other bars and...

Teahouse in Zhuge

Sunshine House

Overlooking Upper Pond, Sunshine House serves big pots of tea and espresso drinks (¥25 to ¥40).