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Lao ShuChong

ChaoYang District South SanLiTun Road 4 Building, Beijing, China
+86 10 6586 9507
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
Oct 28, 2015
“Mixed feeling”
Aug 7, 2015
“Nice ambience - terrible food”
Closes in 20 min
All hours
Chinese, Cafe
$$ - $$$
ChaoYang District South SanLiTun Road 4 Building, Beijing, China
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Reviewed October 28, 2015

When I first went in, the cafe looks promising with all the books and decors. Just the kind of cafe where I will be spending my time reading. But when I asked for a menu, I got a feeling that the waiter was less interested...More

Thank SingC
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

This place (a Classic bookplace people say ??) has a lot of potential ! Great atmosphere , Independent film screening and literature evenings - all set in what has clearly been a first-mover bookie place some years ago ... Sadly - terrible food(worst i had...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed July 17, 2015

Initially the place looked promising at first glance however the service was shocking and I can truely say that from living here for the past year. My friend was greated with a grunt when she asked politely if they offered food and was pointed to...More

Thank Tash T
Reviewed July 3, 2015

I found The Bookworm to be a great place to hangout and eat good western food. The new chef in the kitchen is doing wonders and has made the Bookworm the place to be on this side of Beijing. I frequented The Bookworm while I...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2015

Bookworm is the place in Beijing if you want to have a different, non-Beijing experience. Its great place to chill out around books or just to meet friends for coffee. They also serve food in the library and i was looking forward to it. I...More

Thank matevzh
Reviewed March 23, 2015

Ok ok, Beijing has amazing places all around, but sometimes you need the comfy feeling of a coffee place that is REAL and not just another Starbucks etc... Bookwoorm has survived long enough in Beijing to be considered a classic, good coffee, lots of books,...More

Thank Donassio
Reviewed November 21, 2014

My husband and I visited the Bookworm bookshop and cafe a couple of years ago . We really liked it then, there were interesting books on the shelves and it had a lively atmosphere. We returned a couple of days ago and did not have...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stopped in Bookworm for quick lunch. The food was not really good, but we liked the place itself: it just felt so peaceful and relaxing. The shelves were full of books to read and there were a couple of activities organised in two other...More

Thank madalison
Reviewed October 24, 2014

I used to only buy my books here, but recently tried the food a couple of times. The burger and beef pie were good choices - good quality beef used. The hummus starter includes a large plate of vegetables to dip into the hummus. As...More

Thank 27Andre27
Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Great place for relaxing and reading English classics and new literature. Great selection of travel books (lonely planet, rough guides). Also frequented only by expats or tourists. You can find pretty much everything, but keep in mind that you are in China and that every...More

Thank Mathieu L
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ChaoYang District South SanLiTun Road 4 Building, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Neighborhood: Beijing Workers' Sports Complex
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6586 9507
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