Capital Spirits Baijiu Bar
OPEN TUES – SUN (CLOSED MONDAYS) 8PM – 12:30AM (or later)
大菊胡同3号 （DA JU HUTONG #3)
Have them take you to the South West corner DongzhimenGuiJie and DongzhimenNanXiaoJie or show the driver this:
You’ll see a 刀削面 restaurant on the corner, then walk one block south, turn right on 大菊胡同 DaJuHutong, walk 10 meters, bar is on your right.
From Line #5 to BeiXinQiao:
Get out at exit C, turn left and walk east along the hutong for about 10 mins till you almost get to the very end. You’ll see the bar on the left side, 10 meters from the end of the hutong. Look for the raised concrete patio with the small chairs and tables. If you find yourself at an intersection with a street with a low white steel fence, you’ve gone too far. Turn around and walk 30 secs back into the hutong.
From Line #2/#13/Airport Express Way DongZhiMen Station
, Walk west along Dongzhimen (10 mins) to DongZhiMenNanXiaoJie 东直门南小街, cross over to the SW corner (you’ll see the Qian Yuan Hotel on the NW corner) then walk south to the first hutong 大菊胡同 (named daju hutong where you’ll see a pharmacy on the left and a muslim restaurant on the right), turn right, bar is 10 meters in on your right side. Look for the raised concrete patio on the hutong with the small chairs and tables.
The Distillery by Capital Spirits
OPEN MON – SAT (CLOSED SUNDAYS) 8PM – 12:30 AM (or later)
辛寺胡同23号 （XINSI HUTONG #23)
Have the driver take you to the ZhangZiZhongLu subway station at the North East corner of Dong Si Shi Tiao and Dong Si Bei Da Jie or show the driver this:
Look for Exit B of the Line #5 subway station, then follow directions below.
From Line #5 to ZhangZiZhongLu:
Get out at exit B, turn right and walk north along Dong Si Bei Da Jie for 10 meters, then turn right at the second hutong, Dong Si Shi Er (Donsi 12 Street). Walk into the hutong for 80 meters then turn on the first left to XinSiHutong. Look for the signs for Lucky Family Hostel, you’ll go north for 15 meters then the alley will turn right, walk another 20 meters and you’ll see the bar (2 wooden doors with metal mesh and a diamond design) on your left. The address is #23 and is just a few meters before the hanging red lanterns of the Lucky Family Hostel.