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Nice place for dinner & drinks

Its nestled next to a big lake and during the evenings, with all the neon lights, bars with live... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Harkirat_Singh
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New Delhi, India
Different day and night

Coming by in the day and night will present a different mood and look to houhai. In the day its... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
savvy8200
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Singapore, Singapore
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No.51 Di'anmen West Main Street, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When u reach the pub area, some touts will follow you around asking you to go to their bar. I believe they get a commission, so try to shake them off other wise your bill will be more expensive. So we got into one of...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful walk around the frozen lake. If we had had more time we would have done ice skating. Loads of food stalls and good busy bars with live music. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Its nestled next to a big lake and during the evenings, with all the neon lights, bars with live bands playing and the crowds it transforms into a hip bar street. There are numerous options, and I'd suggest take a walk along and then decide...More

Thank Harkirat_Singh
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Coming by in the day and night will present a different mood and look to houhai. In the day its peaceful, there are local folks walking their dogs, fishing but at night the place transforms into bustling bars and restaurants.

Thank savvy8200
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I went by myself around midday and was delighted I went. It's close to a subway station and about 5 mins from there is Houhai Bar St. It's a really lovely area with bars (as the name suggests!) and restaurants- with a lake as a...More

1  Thank AnilNLondon
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Houhai area what's in here: 1. Houhai lake 2. Bar street 3. Near drum tower 4. Near Nan Lu Gou Xiang (an alley of shops in courtyard) 5. Few minutes to Wangfujing 6. Few minutes to Sanlitun (another bar street) 7. Few minutes to Goujie...More

3  Thank ByaheraSiMariya
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

There's a street like this in every city in China. Seems to be full of music bars. Some cafes Nice lake for sunset views. If you come here have the lamb kebab. Excellent. Nice architecture but hugely commercialised. Pretty average place

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Houhai Bar Street is a great place to spend time in Beijing. It has some great bars and tea shops, most with live music, and great views of the lake. It is expensive by local standards but it really is a lovely place to...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice spot for visiting, having dinner and a few drinks after a day discovering Beijing. Very lively, lots of neon lights refecting on the lake, live chinese dances, restaurants, bars, boats... full of life and energy.

Thank PanamanianWanderlust
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I have been in Beijing for 5 days, and I wanted to see what the nightlife was like here. I ended up at the Houhai Bar Street, Xicheng District; which was a nice surprise. I first arrived at a concrete park (which is on Di'ANJMEN...More

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