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Sanlitun Bar Street

No.46 Jiuba Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100020, China
010-64155812
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Ranked #143 of 1,242 attractions in Beijing
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: Sanlitun Bar Street is one of the most prominent location for expats to congregate- close to the embassies, and very foreigner-friendly. There are a... more »
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
87 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

There's nothing special about this place. But at least if you're not a fan of one bar you can move onto the one next door. Was expecting better.

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Hong Kong
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5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It's 3rd world mayhem along the streets around SanLiTun area, and beware of the local ran bars. As per earlier reviews check pricing, as drinks menu's may be scarce and the price can vary and double by the time you add on "Extra's" such as seating, peanuts (just put on the table with no warning of price). Overall the grotty... More

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Hong Kong
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Before ordering drinks, ask the price, which varies from RMB30 to RMB100 each bottle for different brands. When offerred snacks, ask the price, around RMB50 each bowl; might take you sometime ask them to take away i.e. you dont' want them. When offerred some seats which are more comfortable or with more privacy than the other seats, ask the price.... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A very popular place with Expats and locals alike. Some very hep shopping malls, to basic street food and excellent bars, all crammed in one location! About 10 minute walk from TuanJieHu Subway station. The best place to eat and drink - 1 floor bar. Very trendy, full of activity and great continental food to go with your drink. Mondays... More

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Shenyang, China
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lots of bars everywhere along the road with so much excitement within them. If you are the type who likes to hang out in the bar at night, this is the perfect spot for you aside from Houhai. There are lots of foreigners coming to this place.

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Canada
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I like First Floor, I will refer to it as off the beaten path, since it’s not on a main Sanlutin bar street, you can find it easily on google maps – there are other bars here as well, First Floor is relaxed, lots of beer choices & food, you can meet locals here and other foreigners, the staff are... More

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

As I creep up in years I enjoy different things. I can see, with the right group of people that the bar street could be great for kicks and giggles. But now that I enjoy a good meal, cup of artisan tea/coffe, cigar, game of table tennis, etc. more than a night of drunken debauchery with girls with low self-esteem... More

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Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

The last of the 4th world experiences. The old Beijing as we knew her. hopefully it is still wild there.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Nice area for a week-end daytime stroll or for an evening meal. Many very, very different bars, coffee shops and restaurants so something to suit every taste and every wallet. Very different "zones" ranging from upscale mall to midrange shops and fancy restaurants to fast-food, hole-in-the-wall operations to trendy coffee shops. Busy all week but especially on week-ends. Can be... More

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Covington, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

It was simply FRIGID!!!!! Otherwise, beautiful area!! Also visited the Beijing Olympic Park where the 2008 Olympics were held. Had dinner at TGI Fridays!

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