There are so many bars in Xi’an its impossible to give a good overview of them all, but there are some watering holes definitely worth checking out if you are new in town, or just visiting and want to get an idea of where the locals go.


Craft Beer Sister 啤酒姐姐

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This bar is a popular gathering place for young stylish people! There is a huge range of alcoholic drinks, from niche brewery to beers, available at affordable prices. The dim lights and live music create a leisurely, intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Be ready to get drunk, revel and relieve your stress!


Opening hours: 18:00 – 03:00
Address: 1F, Furong New World Building 4, Yanta District 
Tel: 029-89662160 / 15191914598

Heaven Supermarket 天堂超市

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The most popular bar in Sanlitun finally opened in Xi’an! Here, you can choose from more than 2000 kinds of drinks. All you need to do is to carry the basket and pick the drinks you want (as many as you like!). Besides craft beers, there is also a variety of international wines for you to pair with steaks or snacks.

三里屯火到爆的醉酒灵魂收容所「天堂超‌市」酒吧终于开到西安了! 2000多种酒水任你挑选,提着篮子挑选好自己想要的啤酒提去收银台,只要你酒量好,想要拿多少酒,敞开了喝!除了让人挑花眼的精酿,还有各式洋酒还有多种简餐牛排冷‌餐各种小‌吃。

Opening hours: 17:00 – 04:00
Address: B1, LiuYuan YinXiang Sunken Plaza, Huancheng South Road,  Beilin District 
Tel: 15702924296

Starry cafe & Lounge bar 


Upon entering, you will definitely fall in love with the environment! The bar is so popular that it is almost full every day. If you are looking for a comfortable space, where you can enjoy delicious food, sip a glass of alcohol and socialize. This bar is your best choice!


Opening hours: 12:00 – 02:00
Address: No.18, Gaoxin 1st Road, Yanta District 
Tel:  029 8821 9537


The Cirque 妙手回春图片

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Push through what appears to be a Chinese medicine store to find yourself uncovering a hidden whisky bar! The relaxed and friendly environment here is just perfect for first dates or catching up with friends! 


Opening hours: 20:00 – 02:00
Address: Building 2A, No.18, Hanyao Road, Yanta District, Xi’an 
Tel: 029 8821 9537

Marley’s Bar图片

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This American urban style bar is popular among college students, international students, white-collar workers, fashionistas, etc.  There is a range of beers, wines and spirits to choose from. 


Opening hours: 
17:00 – 03:00
Address: South Street, opposite to Zhongda International
Tel: 029-87390095

MC Cocktail and Whiskey

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This is the first bar specializing in single malt whisky and handmade cocktail in Xi’an. The environment is relatively quiet, and the atmosphere is very comfortable and casual. This is also a good business meeting venue.


Opening hours: 20:00 – 02:00
Address: 19 Laodong South Road, Beilin 
Tel: 029-88489149 / 13201836996

桂 Mototo图片

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This is the first imported beer supermarket in Xi’an. 桂 Mototo breaks the concept of expensive drinking in traditional bars. Since the price here is cheap and affordable, the bar is very popular and favoured by young people.

Opening hours: 17:00 – 03:00
Address: Liuyuan B1, East of Huancheng South Road, outside South Gate
南门外环城南路向东南门映像榴园 B1层 
Tel: 029-86698857

Fannou House 法诺威士忌酒吧

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Beside its comfortable environment, the bar is famous for its complete whisky and cocktail collections. While the signature drinks in this bar are Scotch and Japanese whisky respectively.


Opening hours: 19:00 – 02:00
Address: 1F, Greenland International Clubhouse, Jinye Road 
Tel: 13335420902 / 15709231425

The Golden Ratio

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This bar has a large collection of wines, including whisky, red wine, gold wine, tequila, vodka, etc. Whether you are a beginner, an amateur drinker or a connoisseur, you will be able to find your perfect drink! 

The Golden Ratio的酒类众多,包括了威士忌、红酒、金酒、龙舌兰、伏特加等各种酒类。无论是入门酒客还是资深酒客,都能在此找到适合自己口味的酒类。 

Opening hours: (Mon – Thur, Sun) 19:00 – 02:00 / (Fri – Sat) 19:00 – 03:00
Address: No. 203, 3F, Wanzhong International Sunken Plaza, No.333 Chi East Road, Qujiang
Tel: 029-8931797

More Whisky Bar图片

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If you want to enter this bar, you need to solve the door passcode! The keys are in Chinese and you are required to form a full sentence in order to unlock. For example: 我要喝酒啊!(I need to drink!) / 我要开心啊!(I want to be happy!)


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The dim lights together with the cave interior design create a mysterious ambience! Creative cocktails are the bar’s signatures. Besides smoky flavours favoured by gentlemen, there are also sweet flavours favoured by ladies.


Opening hours: 
19:00 – 02:00
Address: Building 21, Phase 2, Qujiang 6, Cuiwei Road, Qujiang New District, Xi’an 
Tel: 029-85508552

Bar Takefive

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Both the interior design of the bar and the wines give a classic and retro feel. There are over 100 types of cocktails, ranging from fresh, fruity, to strong flavours. Remember to book in advance if you are planning a visit as the bar is always full.


Opening hours: 19:30 – 02:00
Address: No. 18 Taiyangmiaomen Street 
Tel: 029-87385086

Meeting Jazz Bar

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Jazz and cocktails are inextricably linked, they combine and complement each other so gorgeously. Here, you can find more than 10 creative cocktails, including non-alcoholic cocktails!

爵士乐与酒精总是最为相契的搭配,随着现场爵士乐的旋律而品味不同的酒,不仅带来味觉的微醺,更有听觉的享受。Meeting Jazz有10多款创新鸡尾酒,其中包含了几款不含酒精的鸡尾酒,即便是不能饮入酒精的客户,也能尝试。

Opening hours: 19:30 – 02:00
Address: 2F, 20m away from Shunchengnan Road West Section, Zhuque Gate 朱雀门里顺城南路西段20米2F (海趣旁)
Tel: 029-87618950

Siren Welkin Sky Bar


No matter where you sit in this whisky bar, you are able to have a glimpse of the stunning night view of the City Wall and South Gate thanks to the 360-degree windows. There are also telescopes or fill lights to borrow if you would like to have closer look at the heritage site or take photos!


Opening hours: 19:30 – 02:00
Address: No. 95, Nanguanzheng Street, Beilin District, Xi’an, Changxin Lingxian International, 28F, Shaanxi Province 陕西省西安市碑林区南门外南关正街95号长鑫领先国际顶层28F
Tel: 18709259538