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The Local Bar & Grill

4 Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China (Formerly Brussels Bar & Restaurant)
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Ranked #180 of 9,412 Restaurants in Beijing
Price range: $7 - $78
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Grill, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Description: Formerly known as Brussels Bar & Restaurant, The Local is a pub that focuses not only on the nightlife aspect, but also on great western fare.With over 400 square meters across two floors, The Local also functions as an events space, with the second floor often being rented out while the first floor continues to serve as a pub for regular customers. The Local also caters for parties and can provide bartenders and alcohol for your own events.Multiple flat screen televisions and a large, 3 meter projection screen makes The Local an ideal space for watching sports, screening movies and showing presentations.The Local also stays open late, with full kitchen service until 3am on weekdays, and 4am on Fridays and Saturdays.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Stop in for a quick cocktail with the missus as I've heard a lot about the place. Can happily say it is worth the hype and I can't really pick anything I don't like. Great place for a sneaky drink!

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Beijing, China
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great place for a beer, cocktail and some delicious bar food. The artichokes were delicious as were the nachos! Others tried the quesadilla and loaded waffle fries. The service was excellent, very attentive servers.

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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I really enjoyed my food...the bar has a cool decor, clientele is great, the beer is good. Try the Red Rye, that brewed by a friend of mine. The only drawback I would have to point out is that sometimes you get the feeling that you are imposing on the staff. We really need to start tipping in China, I... More

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Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I made the mistake of asking one of the managers for service thinking that they were working in the restaurant. After a five minute speech about how they are not a waiter I still felt like trying their burger. It tasted great and the beer was real imported beer. However, after that experience, I will not be returning

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Local_Kenn, Owner at The Local Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi - I'm Kenn, one of the owners at The Local. I'm sorry that you had such a bad experience with service, I assure you its not the norm and my guess is that they were under a lot of stress for the holidays. Usually my team at the bar do a great job and make me proud. This doesn't... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

A great place for travelers from the US or Europe to kick back and enjoy a few well-poured pints or cocktails or for those homesick for a little Western comfort food. The staff, led by managers Kenn and Martin, offer good service by Beijing standards and a well-stocked bar. The bourbon iced tea and the old fashioned are house specialities.... More

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Beijing, China
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9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Good Bar & Grill, very good selection of Beers including some local Brew,Slow Boat. Did'nt eat, but Food beeing served to ther guests looked appetizing. Not easy to find, bit hidden away.Has some Special Deals daily.Recommended once you want to get away from the busy Touri Slum at nearby Sanlitun.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

After arriving at our hotel and craving some "western" food, we found The Local on our trip advisor app. All I can say is wow! Best burger I've had since I've been in Asia. The homemade onion rings and fries are delicious as well. There are tons of great drink options and amazing music! Great specials throughout the week too.... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This place is awesome!! I was greeted by a Chinese server groovin to the music, which to my surprise was American indie music that I have not heard in China until I walked into this place! I ordered a mushroom swiss burger which was really really good even by American standards. They asked me how I wanted it cooked (I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

What a great bar! The music was superb all night and it was full of fun and friendly people so had a great atmosphere. They have a great selection of cocktails, i can recommend the passionfruit mojoto which was delicious and very strong! I was in hysterics reading the menu which was full of funny descriptions. I met one of... More

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Additional Information about The Local Bar & Grill

Address: 4 Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China (Formerly Brussels Bar & Restaurant)
Phone Number: 010-65919525
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing
Average Prices: USD 7 - 78
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Grill, Fish & Chips

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