Best Bars in Beijing – Hotel Bars

Top 5 Hotel Bars in Beijing for 2022

Today we’ll cover the best hotel bars in Beijing.

These bars are not only beautiful high, end places, but they are also fun to be in.

And, you don’t have to spend an arm and a leg for just a couple of drinks!

If you’re looking for a 5-star hotel with a classy bar to spend an evening in whilst drinking good alcohol, and perhaps enjoying a cigar whilst meeting some new friends… Look no further!

We’ve got a great list of places for you to check out.

Hotel Bar 1: Equis @ Four Seasons Hotel

Hotel Bar 2: Mesh @ Opposite House

Hotel Bar 3: Centro @ Kerry Hotel

Hotel Bar 4: Living Room @ Chao Hotel

Hotel Bar 5: Mei Bar @ Rosewood Hotel

Best Hotel Bars in Beijing #1: Equis – Four Seasons Hotel

Best Bars in Beijing - Equis at Four Seasons Hotel
Best Bars in Beijing – Equis at Four Seasons Hotel

Four Seasons Hotel has been around for a while but it wasn’t famous for its bar (at least here in Beijing) until recently.

It’s been a little bit over a year since they have opened this posh, luxurious bar.

The place is not only pretty from the inside and out, but also has the best parties you can attend.

If you’re looking for a quiet place to have a relaxed Friday night drink after having to deal with work and meetings, this may not be the right place for you.

Four Seasons managed to hype up the place so much so that we can assure you that you’ll meet lots of beautiful models there.

Some of them work there as PRs promoting the place with their looks, and some of them just like to go there for some fun after a long week.

During the Victoria’s Secret Show that was held in Shanghai, a few of the angels flew over to Beijing to discover the city and its nightlife and they ended up partying at Equis bar.

Address – 48 Liangmaqiao Rd, SanYuan Qiao, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing

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Best Hotel Bars in Beijing #2: Mesh – The Opposite House

The Opposite House Beijing
The Opposite House Beijing

A city bar with an extensive wine list, highly original cocktails and an eclectic bar menu, Mesh is a place to be. Soak up the atmosphere, recharge after a hard day and simply have some fun while listening to the DJ’s chilled music.”

While this is the description we found on The Opposite House website, we couldn’t agree more.

What’s more, is that every time Victoria Beckham comes to Beijing she stays in The Opposite House hotel, so the hotel and the bar must be good, right?

So, come along and make your own mind up!

Address – No. 11 Sanlitun Rd, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing

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Best Hotel Bars in Beijing #3: Centro – Kerry Hotel

Centro Bar - Kerry Hotel
Centro Bar – Kerry Hotel

Ohhh…. This place knows how to make you drink, dance and party all night long.

They have live music, good cocktails and not only that, but the atmosphere of the place is very lively.

You can meet people from all four corners of the world. But I guess the same goes to almost any part of Beijing.

Anyway, this bar is definitely something you should try out. Best on Friday or Saturday nights when you want to party. But if you’re tired and want to have a quiet evening, you can give it a go during the week. We highly recommend a visit.

Address – 1 Guanghua Rd, GuoMao, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing

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Best Hotel Bars in Beijing #4: Living Room – Chao Hotel

A new addition to Beijing’s hotel bars scene is based at Chao with its Living Room bar.

The name says it all. The feeling is private and it’s best for having a bottle of wine with your date or taking a quiet evening after a long stressful day.

Plus, they also offer live music with pretty decent bands on weekends. Based right in the heart of Sanlitun, this is conveniently located in the hub of Beijing’s hectic shopping area, yet tucked away enough to feel the privacy.

Address – 4 Workers’ Stadium East Rd, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing

Best Hotel Bars in Beijing #5: Mei – Rosewood Hotel

Mei Bar - Rosewood Beijing
Mei Bar – Rosewood Beijing

Our dear, Mei bar! We love this place.

Everyone who has ever been to Beijing and has been to Mei bar will fall in love with it from the first visit.

The place is spacious with a good smoking area, good live band.

Also, lots of people go there to let their hair down with some live music. If you’re going there, prepare your dancing shoes and get ready to get a little loose on their nice cocktails.

People go there for a party; it’s very rare for the place to be quiet and empty. What’s more, they offer a Ladies Night. Ladies night is the time to go for cheaper prices and our students can sometimes be seen down here also!

Address – Jing Guang Centre, Hujialou, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing

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Best Bars in Beijing – Honourable Mentions

There it is, we’ve listed the top 5 best bars in Beijing for the Hotel category. But believe us, there are so many more places that you could fall in love with here in Beijing.

If you come to Beijing you should visit Atmosphere bar at China World Hotel. The bar is a bit overpriced.

Most noteworthy, however, is its great view. If it’s not smoggy, that is… Recently Beijing started winning its war on pollution but unfortunately, there are still days where the view will not leave you overwhelmed.

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The view from the 5th floor roof terrace at LTL Beijing

Keep an eye on your Air apps.

Another place we didn’t mention on our list but deserves a mention is China Bar at Park Hyatt Hotel. The place is perfect for a date. It is super romantic and gives you a feeling of privacy.

As you might know, Sanlitun is the heart of expat life in Beijing and we’ve got a huge amount of good bars there. But since we’re talking about best hotel bars in this article we also would like to mention Char Bar at Intercontinental Hotel.

The place is still new and is not known by too many but it is in the heart of Sanlitun and it will definitely become a new hyped up place to visit in Beijing.

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best Hotel Bars in Beijing. When coming to Beijing, check them out!

Bars in China – FAQ’s

How do you say Alcohol in Chinese?

Alcohol in Chinese is 酒 jiǔ.

How do you say “One beer please” in Chinese?

One beer please is 请来一杯啤酒 Qǐng lái yībēi píjiǔ.

How do you say “One wine please” in Chinese?

One wine please is 请来一杯红酒 Qǐng lái yībēi hóngjiǔ.

What is China’s most famous local drink?

China is famed for it’s drink called 白酒 (bái jiǔ).

It literally translates into English as “White Alcohol / Spirit” or “Wine Wine”. Don’t be fooled though, this is no regular wine. ‘Baijiu’ is a strong spirit made from grain that comes in many varieties.

It is usually sorghum based, but it can also be made from wheat, rice, barley and other grains.

Its alcohol content varies from 28% up to around 65%.  

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