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We’ve gone in search for some of the best happy hours and drink deals in town, so that you can save that hard earned cash for something more sustainable and long lasting. In an attempt to find something for everyone we have included bars, restaurants and clubs.

1) The Stumble Inn – Daily promotions
This latest addition to the Sanlitun drinking experience boasts a huge selection of beers and ciders. They have daily promotions including but not limited to; Wicked Wednesdays, Tight Arse Thursdays and T.F.I Fridays (free shots on the hour every hour). As well as a happy hour running from 15:00 – 21:00 on selected beers every day.

The Stumble Inn View In Map
Add: S3-31, 3rd floor, Sanlitun Village South, 19 Sanlitun Road, Beijing
地址:北京市朝阳区三里屯路19号三里屯Village, 3 号楼3层S3-31
Tel: 010 6417 7794

2) Scarlett Wine bar – Discounted wines
This stylish bar and restaurant can be found in the Gongti vicinity in Hotel G. While they serve a wide and varied selection of tapas, the real reason to visit is to peruse and sample their wine stock. They have over 80 wines on offer and with a daily happy hour from 17:00-19:00; it's the perfect post work stop over.

Scarlett Wine bar View In Map
Add: Hotel G, no. A7 Gongti West Road.
Tel: 01 6552 2880

3) Du – Lucky ladies
Du is a two-story Japanese restaurant and lounge located in the business district of Guomao. The lounge and outdoor bar area offers well lit and spaciously designed areas to take full advantage of their brilliant happy hour. Buy one get one free from 17:00-19:00 everyday, except for Sundays. Also, unfair though it may seem, ladies can drink as much of whatever they want on Thursday night for free. Lucky ladies!

Du View In Map
Add: 210, Building E, World City, 8 Jinhui Lu, Beijing
Tel: 010 8590 7566

4) Loong Bar
Loong Bar is situated in the JW Marriot Hotel and as one might expect is on the pricey end of the scale. But luckily for the not so financially endowed, happy hour runs daily from 17:00-19:00. Discounted cocktails and beers are included in the mix.

Loong Bar View In Map
Add: 83 Jianguo Lu, China Central Place, 2nd floor of the JW Marriot Hotel, Chaoyang District, Beijing
地址:北京市朝阳区建国 路3 号华贸中心,JW 万豪酒店二层
Tel: 010 5908 8995
Opening hours: 17.30-02.00

5) Terra - Tuesdays
From the same owners of Salt this recently opened restaurant and bar is laying on the promotions to entice people in. Tuesday is the night to go with happy hour from 17:00 onwards. 2 for 1 Stellas, 28 RMB imported beers, champagne at 48 RMB a glass and 20% off all bottles of wine. Plus, given its village location, you don't have to go out of your way to drop in.

Terra View In Map
Add: 1 Sanlitun Nanlu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Tel: 01 6591 9148
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11:00-1:00

6) Blue Frog – Buy one get one free daily
Situated in the heart of Sanlitun, Blue frog, has for a long time been a Village favourite. Apart from the buy one get one free burgers on Monday, their happy hour is one of the best in town with a massive list of drinks on the buy one get one free menu, including beers, wines and cocktails. It runs daily from 16:00-20:00

Blue Frog View In Map
Add: 4-3-1, 3rd floor, S4 Tower, the Village, Sanlitun, Chaoyang District, Beijing
地址:北京市朝阳区三里屯路19号院4号楼3楼, 4-3-1
Tel: 010 6417 4030
Opening Hours: 10:00-2:00.

7) Mesh – Buy one get one free Thursdays
Located in the Opposite House, Mesh is one of the most stylish and luxurious lounge bars in town. It is aptly named, given the reams of metal mesh curtains that adorn the ceiling and walls of the bar. One might be surprised to find that cocktail prices are almost on a par with European cities, which is why Thursday's buy one get one free happy hour should be taken advantage of. It runs from 19:00-00:00 and includes a small range of cocktails and beers.

Mesh View In Map
Add: The Village, Sanlitun, Opposite House Hotel, 11 Sanlitun Beilu, Beijing
Tel: 010 6417 6688
Opening Hours: 17:00-1:00

8) Tun Bar – Half price happy hour
In an attempt to try and please everyone, Tun is a bit of a mish-mash of styles, ages and viewpoints. It is a two storey space including a lounge area, thumping dance space, projector screens and pool tables. The dimly lit interior is slightly reminiscent of a mafia den, but whatever your likes and dislikes this place certainly has character. With 15 RMB Qingdaos, 35RMB Hoegaardens and Stellas you can't really go wrong. Half price basic mix drinks and selected beers from 18:00-21:00 everyday.

Tun Bar – Half price happy hour View In Map
Add: Sanlitun South Street, Gongti Brilu No. 4, Beijing
Tel: 010 6585 5866
Opening hours: 19:00-18:00

9) Mao Mao Chong Bar and Shop - 25 Kuai Wednesdays
This pizza bar is set in a traditional Beijing rustic house with modern fixtures and groovy lighting, giving a cozy, chil,l yet cool atmosphere. Drinks are very reasonably priced with beers starting at 13 RMB. Check out “25 Kuai Wednesdays” from 19:00-23:00 which gives customers the chance to try new cocktail variations for just 25 RMB each.

Mao Mao Chong View In Map
Add: 12 Banchang Hutong, Jiaodaokou Nandajie, Beijing
Tel: 13810351522

10) Q Bar - Martini Wednesdays
Q Bar’s Martini Wednesdays is one another hugely popular mid-week happy hour in town. Renowned for their high quality cocktails and voted best cocktail bar several times by Beijing expats, Q Bar’s fame rests on its extensive martini list and swanky roof terrace. Normally priced between 45-55 RMB, Wednesday is the one day you can buy-one-get-one-free martinis. Happy Hour lasts from 6-10pm after which the place usually clears.

Q BarView In Map
Add: 6F, Eastern Hotel,  Corner of Sanlitun Nanlu and Gongti Nanlu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Tel: 010 6595 9239

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