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Apothecary

ChaoYang District SanLiTun Bar Street 81 , NaLi HuaYuan 3 Floor 4, Beijing, China (Beijing Workers' Sports Complex)
010-52086040
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Ranked #829 of 9,385 restaurants in Beijing
Cuisines: Bar
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
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Prato, Italia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I've walked a few times in front of Apothecary and it was always super busy. I ge in the following day during weekdays when it was more quite. Atmosphere is very nice and attendant also very good. A nice list of cocktails very unique. VERY NICE

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Great place if you want to wait 20 min for your overpriced cocktails on a week night despite plenty of staff. Fancy, complicated drinks menu but traditional cocktails (gin/tonic, Bloody Mary) not available.

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Beijing, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We went there on Saturday night, but quite late, it was not too crowded and by the time we ordered a drink (the cocktail list is one to study!) the spot at the bar became available, so we moved there. It's certainly nicer to sit at the bar, feels cozy and there is a bit more light, because the room... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I was there with my friends... Good atmosphere, good cocktails... Sanlitun doesn't have too much places where you can drink good alcohol for not so cheap pricese. So this place is one of this ....

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Beijing
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Unfortunately for a venue that used to be so well supported and a frequent place for a martini or a cocktail after work, it has gone down hill dismally..............even if you want to settle in for a few drinks after work, you need to go elsewhere in search of food, not even any bar snacks to tide you over for... More

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Beijing
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109 reviews 109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Service was incredibly slow, which is understandable on a busy night, not at 6:30pm on a Tuesday when there was only one other group in the bar. There also seemed to be a problem about my group sitting at two tables - again surprising given how empty the place was. Drinks were fine - the mixologist there knows how to... More

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Tianjin, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Apothecary has by far the best cocktails in Beijing, they have a great selection and use quality ingredients. The bar staff really know their stuff, we were served by Luke who took such care and precision when preparing our drinks. It does take time to get your drinks but it's certainly worth the wait. We did not try the food... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The drink menu and bar selection is unbeatable! This is about precision and atmosphere, you will wait for your drink. :) Bourbon selection is better than any other place I've seen in the city. The staff is friendly and takes pride in their craft - not something you find everywhere in China.

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Beijing, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The atmosphere the drinks, no smoke inside. The barkeeper like to do their job. They celebrate the cocktails.

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Beijing
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128 reviews 128 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Is in the Nali patio, you can find there a lot of different restaurants, this one is not big at all but the enviroment is really nice.

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