Nanluoguxiang is a distinctive bar street in Beijing. The well-preserved Siheyuan in this area makes bars in this district are mainly decorated according to the style of Siheyuan. Hanging little red lanterns in front of the entrance and decorating in the traditional Chinese styles, bars in Nanluoguxiang emphasize the atmosphere only can be found in the ancient courtyards in Beijing
Different from Sanlitun and Houhai bars streets, most bars in Nanluoguxiang are quiet. Although they are located in a prosperous area, they are still kept away from the noisy city. Bars here prefer to express the feelings of Beijingers’ daily life. Most guests in these bars are foreigners, students from China National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts and mid-aged guests. They can experience the old Beijing courtyards and get rid of the noisy metropolis, relaxing themselves by reading books or just surfing on the internet or gathering together with dearest friends.
Each bar in Nanluoguxiang provides wireless internet service. Lower price with delicious snacks both in Chinese and western, friendly bosses and servicemen, all these factors make guests feel like at home.
Some Information about Bars in Nanluoguxiang
Lao Wu Bar
The bar is a perfect place to catch up with friends and family for a drink at an average cost of RMB 200 per person. It is located in the deep of Hutong with a typical Chinese entrance doors guarded by two Menshen (door gods, warding off the evil spirits). Laowu Bar opens between the hours of 3:00pm-3:00am.
Address: No.66, Nanluoguxiang, Dongcheng district
Pass by Bar
Pass by Bar was opened in 1999, a favorite for foreigners and tourists residing in the neighborhood, this pleasant courtyard bar and restaurant is an ideal place to hang out with friends and family for drink, taste Italian foods, chatting and also surfing the net on your laptop. The wall is made of Tibetan prints and wooden masks. Not to forget, there's a selection of reading materials to browse and borrow.
Address: No.108, Nanluoguxiang, Dongcheng district
16 MM Bar
It is the perfect cafe to visit for a quiet drink and a movie. The entrance to the bar is lined with movie posters and once you get inside you will be greeted by comfortable sofas. Though the bar gate is quite small, there is plenty of space inside including a second floor and back courtyard. Relaxing on the cozy sofa with a cup of coffee and watching a movie with friends, is a great way to spend an easy afternoon or evening.
Films projected daily at 4:00 and 7:30pm with a new theme each week.
Address: No.57, Nanluoguxiang, Dongcheng district
It is a nice place for a date and also better services. There is no noisy music and also crowded people. It’s more like a place where you may sit and chat quietly whiles enjoying your drink. The Hongtongr Bar has a large roof-deck and second floor and seated on either, you may see the Gulou from afar, and Siheyuan in the nearby area.
No.105, Juer Hutong, Nanluoguxiang, Dongcheng district