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The Local Bar & Grill

) #173 of 12,184 Restaurants in Beijing ££ - £££ American, ,
4 Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6591 9525
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  • Average4%
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“burger” (9 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Grill
££ - £££
4 Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ( a group of 5 guys) had gone to find another bar/cafe in the area but when we got there it was closed so a rather despondent group of blokes started looking for the subway then we came upon this little gem, The owner...More

Thank SteveTraveller1255
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is great if you are in the area and need a bit of Western style food, but the drinks cocktails are not that great. Plenty of Draught beers on tap and for food I can recommend the Cauliflower Buffalo wings which are really...More

Thank TravellingLX
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Now try to visit here whenever I'm in Beijing. Good beer (Tiger on draft) and great chicken wings. Last night we also had Pizza and Macaroni Cheese, both very tasty. Several TVs in the bar so great for expats to keep up with UK football,...More

Thank chinatom2017
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I can't comment on the food as never eaten here but the drinks are of quality and the bar well stocked. Usually quieter than many Sanlitun bars, often stop by here for a pint and/or cocktail. Good place to catch western sports on the TV...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Visited to enjoy Wing Wednesday. They were very accommodating to find a table for our party of six without a booking. Always enjoy the ambience and company of others at the local

Thank BeijingEye
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Certainly an expat bar, but good beer, good food and a decent atmosphere with a selection of sports on tap to view.

Thank ChrisWalder
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is a typical American-style bar packed almost every night. Great selection of beers, cocktails and food. Stay indoors and play some games, or sit outside. It is up to you

Thank rdinbj
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I often say the local is like the Applebee's of Beijing, and I mean that in the BEST way possible. It's a home away from home - not flashy, cultured, or sophisticated - but it's reliable and it's comfortable. Also FYI: everyone who visits Beijing...More

1  Thank berr520
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the place to come for an excellent beer and watch sports. And not only that. There are happy hour deals and well priced food. Good selection of beers. I have mostly eaten burgers here (classic cheese burger and avocado burgers). They were both...More

Thank matevzh
Local_Kenn, Owner at The Local Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Hey! Thanks for your kind words and feedback. I'm glad you had a good experience despite the service. I'm recently back in Beijing and doing what I can to train the waitstaff up both in terms of speed and friendliness. In the meantime, thanks for...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

The bar is nice however when busy difficult to get a table inside for the air conditioning. The range of beers is great including local beers on Tap and Cider. I have now visited 3 times and the Cheese Burger is very good, (in my...More

Thank beijing-nigel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$71
American, Bar, Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Gongti North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China (Formerly Brussels Bar & Restaurant)
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6591 9525
  • E-mail
Formerly known as Brussels Bar & Restaurant, The Local is a pub that focuses not only on the nightlife aspect, but also on great western fare.With over 400 square meters across two floors, The Local also functions as an events space, with the second floor often being rented out while the first floor continues to serve as a pub for regular customers. The Local also caters for parties and can provide bartenders and alcohol for your own events.Multiple flat screen televisions and a large, 3 meter projection screen makes The Local an ideal space for watching sports, screening movies and showing presentations.The Local also stays open late, with full kitchen service until 3am on weekdays, and 4am on Fridays and Saturdays.
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