Some of Beijing's best DJs and local bands play in our R Bar. Pop in to discover great local entertainment.
There truly is something for everyone at our world-class Beijing Capital Hotel. Sample the best Peking duck in the city at the Fat Duck Restaurant, book one of our signature Touch Spa treatments for a unique pampering experience, or see some of Beijing’s hottest bands and DJs in the R Bar. And all of this without leaving the confines of the hotel! Once you do make it outside, you’ll find our central location is ideal for exploring the delights of Beijing or the 500 years of Chinese history that awaits you in the nearby Forbidden City. Let resident Navigator Chuck guide you to the most exciting attractions in Beijing.
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Explore the diverse selection of this shop and find unique Chinese ceramics, jade beads, paintings, and other beautiful pieces.
Panjiayuan Flea Market is China's largest secondhand market. You will find all kinds of crafts, antiques, old furniture and periodicals on sale here. A must visit if you want to get your hands on some really good stuff at cheap prices. However, make sure you know the art of bargaining and are good in differentiating a real deal from a fake one. Open seven days a week, the market attracts both domestic as well as foreign tourists. Traders from all over China have their stalls put up in this market. Covering an area of 48,500 square meters, it is a place you can't afford to miss when in Beijing.
Address:18 Hua Weili, Off Third Ring Road, Beijing, 100021
phone:+86 10 5120 4673
Nuoyan Rice Wine House
This is a local rice wine bar where you can try this type of wine that is made from rice and flowers.
Rice wine is a traditional Chinese alcoholic drink. It has been produced and consumed for over 3,000 years. Nuoyan Rice Wine is different from other traditional styles because of its clear color. This bar's interior has wooden decorations and a quiet atmosphere.
Address:No.7 Banqiao South Alley, Beijing
This French-style restaurant serves DIY small plates, all paired with the signature TRB hospitality.
Opened by the team behind fabled restaurant TRB, this second establishment takes over the space formerly occupied by The Courtyard overlooking the Forbidden City. The concept is DIY small plates: diners choose either three, four or five courses, all paired with the well-known TRB hospitality.
Address:95 Donghuamen Dajie, Beijing
phone:+010 6401 6676
Great Leap Brewing
This American-style beer bar uses local ingredients to make its beer.
With long wooden benches, propeller-like ceiling fans, and soft lighting, Great Leap has changed the game for beer in Beijing. Kick back with stunningly original flavors, from Sichuan peppercom to pumpkin.
Address:12 Xinzhongjie Dongcheng, Beijing
phone:+010 6416 6887
Mutianyu Great Wall
This one section of the Chinese Great Wall has a very attractive view.
Mutianyu Great Wall has a long history and is bestowed with a brilliant history. It is also famous for the breath-takingly beautiful scenery. Woods cover most of the area, adding to the beauty during all seasons .
Address:Bohai Town Huairou District, Beijing, 101405
phone:+010 6162 6873
A new and creative restaurant where you can find authentic Hunan home cuisine with a cozy decor.
This warm and lovely cafe serves up delicious traditional Hunan cuisine. The interior calls to mind a bird's nest perched in the trees, a concept that is supposed to represent both comfort and serenity.
Address:4 Guanghua Chaoyang District, Beijing
This center has local and international fashion brands, making it very popular among the fashion-conscious.
This shopping center is located on the busy Wangfujing pedestrian shopping street. It is home to more than 160 fashionable brands, a number of restaurants, a cinema and office space. The most popular shops here include Apple, Gap, Zara, and Forever 21.
Address:Num 138, Wangfujing Street, Beijing
Plastered T-Shirts 8
Here you can find a variety of t-shirts with patterns depicting local culture.
Check out this shop for all of your gift needs. Plastered T-Shirts 8 sells a variety of t-shirts that are sure to delight and entertain. Many of the t-shirts incorporate local culture in some way or another.
Address:61 Nanluoguxiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing
This is one theater which specially presents the Chinese kung fu art named the Legend of Kung Fu.
This show is amazing, through you have to consider that it is a show and not real kung fu. The scenery is beautiful, and the storylines and stagework are very entertaining. I found that the entire performance was neither too short nor too long. I was glad I saw the show.
Address:No.44 Xingfu Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Be sure to check out one of the oldest temples in Beijing.
Tanzhe Temple is the oldest temple in Beijing and has presided over the city for more than 1,700 years. Our Navigator Concierge team went there last November to enjoy the Ginkgo festival. Visitors to the area can see many sights, including the big bronze pot, stone fish, Mahavira Hall, and the emperor and empress ginkgo trees.
Address:Tanzhe Temple Town, Beijing
Frank By Ala House
This intimate, cozy whiskey bar is like stepping into a 1920's Shanghai club.
This 1920s-styled whiskey bar is located in Central Park, and offers a cozy space to sip on the extensive range of whiskeys or sample their expertly made classic cocktails. Prices range from RMB60-70, Good service for a large choice of whiskey and cocktails. Jazz bands play here on the weekend.
Address:Tower 3 at Central Park, Beijing, 100020
Rihe Meilu Hot Pot
A new and creative hot pot restaurant with delicious food.
Rihe means good weather and Meilu means best wishes and good luck for every day. The pots used are handmade in Italy. Locals and visitors alike will be delighted by the food and the decor of this fine restaurant.
Address:No.6 Langjiayuan, Beijing
Today Art Museum
This is one of a few privately owned art museums in the Beijing area where you can find contemporary art.
Located in Shuangjing, a 10 minute walk from the hotel, the Today Art Museum focuses on high-quality contemporary art, as well as calligraphy and other traditional media. The museum is free the first Saturday of each month. It is good place to walking around with friends. You cannot miss the abstract art exhibitions, which are held almost every month.
Address:No.32 Baiziwan Road, Beijing
Going shopping at the Silk Market is a must on the agenda for most foreign travelers and residents.
At Silk Market, the sales representatives are well-trained in both customer service and language skills. The market is filled with vendors selling varieties of silk that come in every color of the rainbow. Stalls also sell other goods, including antiques.
Address:No.8 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing
Tai Koo Li Sanlitun
This is the most fashionable and hottest shopping area in all of Beijing .
Tai Koo Li Sanlitun is the place where you can find many trendy restaurants, bars and top brand stores like Apple, CK, and Adidas. Young locals and travelers alike flock to this area in the evenings and on weekends.
Address:No.11 Sanlitun Road, Beijing
Shi Cha Hai
This is a unique area that blends modern and ancient Beijing and has attractive scenery.
The Shichahai Historic and Cultural Tourist Scenic Area has a unique blend of modern and ancient Beijing. One of the most popular ways to explore the alleyways, hutongs and temples of Shichahai is by joining the annual Shichahai Culture and Tourism Festival.
Address:Dianmen Xidajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100035
Plan B Bar
This is a tiny bar hidden in Pingod art area serves cocktails, beer and Western food.
This is a sports bar from the former proprietor of Grinders, Trevor Metz. With a wide selection of bottled beers and satellite sports on the TV, Plan B is a welcome addition to the Shuangjing neighborhood. Come enjoy a beer in this vibrant and relaxed establishment.
Address:2-012, 22 International Art Plaza, Pingod, 32 Baiziwan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
This is one of the best Yunnan restaurants where you can try the authentic Yunnan Folk cuisine .
The restaurant’s name is inspired by Lost Horizon, James Hilton’s story of the timeless, mystical, paradise-like valley of Shangri-La. The restaurant and bar serves a twist on Yunnanese food with great drinks by head mixologist A Wei.
Address:23 Qianmen Dong Dajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Jane's & Hooch
A Chicago-style speakeasy themed bar where you can try perfectly crafted cocktails made by bow-tied mixologists.
Janes & Hooch is a modern take on a vintage dive bar in the heart of Sanlitun. Try drinks like the Boulavadier, a blend of Campari, Cinzano rosso and Old Fitzgerald bourbon. Aside from the cocktails, there is champagne, bourbon, rye and whiskey.
Address:4 Gongti Bei Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Mao Livehouse is one of Beijing's most popular midsize performance spots for Chinese bands and touring alternative acts.
Opened in spring 2007, Mao Livehouse is one of Beijing's most popular spots local and touring bands. Despite its stark, concrete interior design, Mao Livehouse boasts a modern sound system of the highest quality. The club seems to have decided to end its performances quite early, especially for Beijing, so be sure to get there early.
Address:111 Gulou Dongdajie, Dongcheng District, Beijing
This original Beijing restaurant serves delicious Beijing home cuisine.
Juqi is a phrase that means "to behave rationally when working with others," which also describes the generosity of someone. People who are familiar with this concept will notice it in this restaurant that serves local Beijing dishes. This restaurant presents diners with a strong sense of Old Beijing.
Address:15 Guang Hua Lu, Beijing
phone:+010 8588 6866