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The Snake Pit

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Ex pats pub with old fashioned feel of the 80s it’s been established for a long time and caters for... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
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Classic Bar in Shenzhen

During my time in China, I heard many legends about The Snake Pit, claiming to be the oldest expat... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Lijiang, China
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30 Oct 2017
“The Snake pit experience ”
26 Sep 2017
“Classic Bar in Shenzhen”
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No.20 Wanghai Road, Coastal Rose Garden II, Shekou, Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518067, China
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Ex pats pub with old fashioned feel of the 80s it’s been established for a long time and caters for foreign visitors looking for that ex pat feel..... nice pint and pub food located in district .

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank hughw581
Reviewed September 26, 2017

During my time in China, I heard many legends about The Snake Pit, claiming to be the oldest expat bar in the country and counting among its patrons many famous and infamous Lao Wai. So during my latest trip to Shenzhen, I finally had the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 833DavidR
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Established in 1989 the Snake Pit also is the home for the Shekou Sports and Social Club. This fine organization has given loads to local charities over years and it still going strong. The Snake Pit used to be a members only bar, but is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Håvard M
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Friendly place out of the business of touristy sea world. Food is decent with an okay selection and beer is cold. Might be busiest on Saturday evening when the hashes sometimes gather.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Vitaxis
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This place is actually the oldest foreign bar in Shenzhen . It has loved from it's original location . Located along the strip at Coastal Rose Garden . It has the charm of an old bar . A reasonable variety of alcohol to choose from....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Was taken here late was very good I liked the atmosphere it seemed like a decent hangout and the food was good also

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Met friends here for drinks and some dinner. The onion rings were wonderful and the fried dumplings were fantastic. Beer from around the world. Will go again and again and again...

Thank RobertTower
Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Popped in on a Shekou stroll. There was a couple guys having a chat and they asked me to join. It's an expat hang for sure, but they've done it up well. Good paraphernalia and 1831 is a decent beer.

Thank bladdamasta
Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

The food was nothing spectacular, but they have a good selection of international beers and some good specials. I like drink specials :)

1  Thank TravelingSAfrican
Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Any foreigner who needs fapiao for tax credits - stay away from this business! It's owned by a crook! I went there for the first time and when I was done with my meal and paid my bill I asked for fapiao (official receipt). The...More

8  Thank the_kuang
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