Drink Deals

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Get more renhao for your renminbi with these drink deals, listed as daily (Monday to Sunday), weekday (Monday to Friday), weekend (Saturday and Sunday only) and weekly (once per seven days).

Prices can change, places can close without notice, I sometimes make typos, and so on, thus it pays to check before you go. Also, this is a work in progress and limited mostly to deals I’ve tried. I realize there are many other options out there, so if you have one to recommend, leave a comment or let me know at beijingboyce (at) yahoo.com.

(By the way, the heart symbol denotes deals I like most. Also check out some weekly food deals here and lunch options here.)


DAILY: SEVEN DAYS PER WEEK

11 AM-9 PM

Q Mex | Beer and cocktail discounts you can pair with the half-price food specials from Monday to Thursday. Grab a seat at the bar, high tables or lounge areas.

11 AM-7 PM

Home Plate | House spirits half-price, five-bottle beer buckets 元100 to 元125, and cocktails and house wine 元10 off.

2 PM-8 PM

The Local | Drinks like Long Islands, Mojitos and Margaritas 元35 to 元40, well drinks at 元25 and discounts on beer. Go Wednesday and also enjoy three-kuai wings.

4 PM-7 PM

Moka Bros | 元30 cocktails, house wine, including bubbly, and Tsingtao. Feel healthy by drinking Bloody Marys.

4 PM-8 PM

Blue Frog | Buy one, get one on beer, cocktails and house wine and pours, plus juice and soft drinks. Check for the location nearest you.

4 PM-8 PM

♥ Beer Mania |  Eight Belgian draft beers at half-price—元25 Chimay Red!—plus assorted bottle specials.

5 PM-9 PM

Yin on 12 at New World Hotel. Half-price drinks, views of the Forbidden City.

5 PM-8 PM

Q Bar | 元25 mixers, 元35 martinis, frozen margaritas, Manhattans, and more. Superb value with options of sitting indoors at one of the city’s longest bars or outside on the spacious deck.

5 PM-8 PM

♥ Centro | Buy one, get one cocktails at this veteran Kerry Center bar. Two martinis for 元80 is solid value.

5 PM-8 PM

♥ Nashville | The two-for-one whiskey deal ranks among the city’s best, given a wide range of choices as well as mix and match options. Deals on beers and other drinks, too.

5 PM-7 PM

Pop-Up Beijing | House wine—red, white and rose—at 元40 per glass. Enjoy a few while staring at shiny things like chandeliers and ceramics.

6 PM-9 PM

Modernista | 元35 seasonal cocktails in the hutongs.

6 PM-8 PM

♥ Mokihi | 元20 off cocktails at one of the city’s best hideaways. Settle into one of the dozen or so seats at the bar and enjoy a few.

7 PM-9 PM

Janes & Hooch | Buy one, get one select cocktails. Quality drinks.

8 PM-11 PM

Sugar Shack | Get pitchers of beer and buy two, get one cocktails, not including “fish bowls” in Wudaokou.

8 PM-10 PM

Lush | Seven Tsingtaos for 元90, plus deals of cocktails, mixed drinks and other beers.

11 PM-close

Cafe de la Poste | Buy one, get one local draft at a place where ‘close’ often means well into the wee hours of the morning.

Midnight-02 AM

Modernista | 元10 shots.


WEEKDAYS: MONDAY TO FRIDAY

2 PM-8 PM

Paddy O’Shea’s  | 30 percent off most drinks, plus a buy one, get one deal on well drinks and local and Tiger beer.

2 PM-8 PM

4 Corners | Double well drinks for 元50, bucket of six Tigers for 元100, or six 333 Bia Saigon or Corona for 元150.

4 PM-5 PM

Paddy O’Shea’s  | ‘Crazy Irish Hour‘ at means buy one, get one on all Irish beverages, including Guinness, Kilkenny, Murphy’s, Baileys, Magners, whiskey and more.

5 PM-8 PM

Morton’s | Half-price martinis—check to see which spirits count for the discount.

5 PM-7 PM

Arrow Factory | 元10 off draft beers just off Wudaoying Hutong.

5 PM-7 PM

Jing-A Taproom | 元10 off draft beers (except Monday), which works well with the rmb30 chili night on Wednesdays. From 5 PM.

6 PM-8 PM

Atmosphere | Free-flow cocktails for 元188 in the city’s highest bar. (Does not include promotional or ‘Renaissance’ cocktails.)  Bring a little extra because there is 10 percent service charge and 6 percent value-added tax. Til the end of 2016.


WEEKENDS: SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

2 PM-6 PM

Paddy O’Shea’s | 30 percent off most drinks, plus a buy one, get one deal on well drinks and local and Tiger beer.

10 PM-late (Friday and Saturday nights)

Q Mex | 元10 tequila shots, 元20 Coronas.


DAILY SPECIALS

SUNDAY

XL | Buy one, get one drinks (except Guinness).

Taco Bar | Paloma or Sangria pitchers for 元100, noon to 5 PM.

MONDAY

CLOSED Bungalow Tiki Bar | Drinks that start with “M” at 元40 each.

TUESDAY

Pop-Up Beijing | Happy hour prices—元35 per glass—from 5 PM for this venue’s weekly movie night.

Taco Bar | Get a “boozy drink”, get a free taco, 5 PM to close.

Paddy O’Shea’s | Free-flow local beer for 元98.

8-Bit | 元30 cocktails, 元20 big bottles of Kirin, and more.

Cafe de la Poste | House wine for 元20 per glass, 元88 per bottle. 7-10:30 PM.

Wednesday

Taco Bar | Get a “boozy drink”, get a taco free, 5 PM to close.

Thursday

Paddy O’Shea’s | All-day happy hour—30 percent off—on over 20 ciders.

Taco Bar | Get a “boozy drink”, get a taco free, 5 PM to close.

Friday

XL | Happy hour drinks all night.

Saturday

Taco Bar | Paloma or Sangria pitchers for 元100, noon to 5 PM.


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