Houhai Bar Area: the first choice to taste the Beijing’s nightlife

30/07/2010
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If you measure a city’s nightlife by the number of chances for debauchery it offers, then Beijing has never held (and probably will never hold) a candle to such neon-lit Babylons as Shanghai and Hong Kong. If, instead, you measure nightlife by its diversity, the Chinese capital rivals any major city in Asia.

Houhai is Beijing’s newly developed old town of funky nightlife full of small bars and pubs with character. With the glow of lights over the lake Hohai takes on an unreal feeling – this is where Willy Wonka came to party. Most cafes and restaurants are individually owned and have their own unique style and service. Not to say that they don’t copy each other’s good ideas.

A great place for dinner and then migrate from place to place for drinks. Or a nice stroll with good people watching. A mixture of old Beijing and the modern west, Houhai is worth a look.

A great place for people of all ages – you can have drinks, tea or coffee and with so many little places to choose from you can find the right one for you.

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street

Houhai Bar Street