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12SQM Bar&Caf'e

Houhai
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1 Fuxiang Hutong | Nanluogu Xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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+86 10 6402 1554
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Beijing, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

A very interesting place to spend a couple of hours if you or your friends go to nanluoguxiang area. Prices are OK, they have some brands of Belgium and American beers; cocktails, some liquors and shots. Recommended! Protip: If drink don't drive!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

Fantastic little bar, best I found in China. Great staff always up for a chat, always meeting new people there, decent music, reasonably priced drinks and all together brilliant. I highly recommend it! Get Angus to make you the cocktail he invented!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

The best bar around the world! It was my home far away from home! Thank you for excellent service and for many hangovers! I am sure I will come back asap! :-)

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France
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

Cozy & a great welcome. Amazing choice of single malts & some other unusual spirits as well. They make fabulous cocktails. Have a Caipiriña, or a shot called C*cksucking Cowboy..... If you've had one too many cocktails & can't make it out to find food, they'll order great Uighur food from a neighbouring restaurant. Try the lamb shanks - ever... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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989 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

We were walking through a hutong section of Beijing and dropped in here looking for a place to sit and have coffee. It's obviously small but very delightful. They had any drinks we asked about and even made me a Cafe Mocha that was as good as Starbucks. Very comfortable chairs and good music and excellent service. You may have... More 

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Liverpool
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

As the name suggests the bar is 12sq meters - when we were there there was a beatles night which we all joined in on - and though the bar man has never made a margarita the one he made was perfect - great location n great atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Cafe
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fuxiang Hutong | Nanluogu Xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6402 1554

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