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Winner of "Beijing's Best Burger" 2016, 2015 (TheBeijinger Burger Cup), and 2014 (Golden Fork Awards) Slow Boat Brewery Taproom is a comfortable public meeting place where people can enjoy the company of old friends or go to meet new acquaintances...more
No.56-2 Dongsi Batiao, Dongcheng District,, Beijing 100007, China
I have been here a few times - food and beers are quite good and a nice ambience etc. But I recently bought six cans of beer there - part of a special Chinese New Year deal. Choose you beer and it will can for...More
Date of experience: January 2018
slowboatbrewery, Guest Relations Manager at Slow Boat Brewery Taproom, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018
I'm sorry to hear about your experience at our brewpub. I can assure you that this is not our standard response to leaking cans or any other product that we serve or sell. This is clearly a failure on our part to train...More
Slowboat in Sanlitun is probably the best pub in Beijing. It serves craft beer (i.e., it makes its own beer on the premises) and Western food (i.e. burgers, etc.). Certainly its beer is of an excellent standard - my personal favourite being number 3 (Moby)....More
Great bar with great food, but has fallen victim to the closure of hutong businesses. Bricked up due to fire regulations it may or may not open again in the future but it doesn't look hopeful.
Date of experience: June 2017
slowboatbrewery, Manager at Slow Boat Brewery Taproom, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017
Our beloved taproom is closed for renovation. Hopefully we will reopen however, the closure has nothing to do with fire regulations. Rather that the landlord built a second floor which must be removed to meet code.
Went by today, 25th May, at 19.30, and the place was closed. I checked their website afterwards, and it seems they have had to close due to problems with building works above them. They suggest they might not be able to reopen. You can get...More
This is a great place for some micro-brew type beers and pub grub. It's just a tap-room for the Slow Boat brewpub in the Sanlun district, but the service is better. The manager is an expat, and she does a great job. They've got something...More
Date of experience: April 2017
slowboatbrewery, Manager at Slow Boat Brewery Taproom, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2017
Thank you for your update. In fact, we are closed (temporarily) for renovation. We hope that after the second floor is removed that we will open once again for business.
Amazing place in a small, dark alley. As a traveller was getting scared in the dark alley, but the place is worth it. It was soo crowded that people were sitting outside, and good that they were serving you outside.
Good to visit to just...More
Do NOT confuse this location with the Sanlitun location. This location is fantastic.Great atmosphere, small, friendly intimate and helpful. The french fries are excellent. The burgers were great- once cooked. I don't drink, so I can't comment on the drinks, but it appeared to satisfy...More