Upcoming Events

Why not host your own event at the local? We have tons of space, great facilities, two full bars and a huge kitchen. Host an event of any size - start planning your shindig here.

Kenn's Birthday - Thursday, September 28th
Whether or not you're a friend of Kenn's, come on over to wish him a happy birthday! He's been out of town for a while and is glad to be back.

Check out our past events below...

We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, October 13th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
SinoScuba Social - Monday, August 12th
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, June 2nd
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Global Town Hall with George Takei - Monday, October 24th
Democrats Abroad will host a Global Town Hall video conference with George Takei and other guests. George will be sharing his thoughts about what makes America great, why he supports Hillary Clinton for president, and why voting is crucial.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, July 21st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Book Swap and Board Games - Saturday, March 2nd
Beijing's premier book swap and board games continues this month at Brussels. With hosts Badr Benjelloun and Nick Cyr.  This month's special - bring any book in, take any two away!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, June 16th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
The fourth Thursday of every month, we will be holding the MCF's charity pub quiz.  40 kuai entry fee gets you a bottle of Tsingtao, each team gets an order of Chips & Salsa.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 15th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
2012 Election Watch - Wednesday, November 7th
10 Kuai Coffee - 20 Kuai Tiger Beer - Breakfast Specials!
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
World Cup COL v CIV | URY v ENG - Thursday, June 19th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 15th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, October 20th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Punchline Comedy Club - Wednesday, January 27th
Live comedy is coming back to The Local! This time around it's 3x the hilarity with three great comedians hailing from USA, UK, and Australia. It's gonna be a great show! Come and join us for some great laughs!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 16th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Hands down the best place in Sanlitun to catch the AFL Grand Final.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, July 7th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, May 26th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Add localKenn on wechat, or scan the QR code to join the group.
Puppy Presidential Elections - Monday, July 4th
We will hold puppy presidential elections on both the 3rd and 4th during the BBQ. There will be prizes for the winning pooches.
LGBT Drinks - Thursday, March 10th
China Cup - After Party - Saturday, September 19th
The China Cup will take place at Dulwich College at 11:30am as part of the Great Aussie BBQ. The Beijing Bombers will take on the Shanghai Tigers for the 12th year running.
World Cup - USA v PRT - Monday, June 23rd
4th of July Quiz & Cookout - Tuesday, July 4th
The Local will be hosting an American Independence Day quiz from 8:30pm on Tuesday, July 4th. If you’re not American, don’t despair: the last time we did this a Finnish team and a British team placed first and second.
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, June 27th
It's that time again! Join us for this month's installment of the Internations Pub Quiz.
Australia v. New Zealand up on the big screen and with commentary. Happy hour 5pm-9pm, then 10 kuai Mojitos from 9pm to 10pm!
Monthy Pub Quiz - Thursday, March 21st
Host Chris Dalby brings you 6 rounds of fun and trivia. (Mostly) Boozy prizes every round and a bottle of liquor and a mixer for the team in first place.
Election Results Watch - SOLD OUT - Wednesday, November 9th
This is a TICKETED EVENT! Tickets are limited and by pre-sale only. We will open to the public only after the new president is announced.
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 14th
CLOSED - Monday, June 22nd - Monday, June 22nd
World Cup - Round of 16 - Saturday, June 28th
Brunch Friday and Saturday This Week - Friday, September 16th
In accordance with the weird-ass work week, brunch will be served on Friday and Saturday (but not Sunday!)
50 RMB per person: 2 drink tokens + assorted appetizers
Christmas Dinner Deal
Christmas Dinner - Monday, December 24th
In Beijing for the holiday? Come enjoy a fantastic holiday dinner with us at Brussels! Including roast turkey, ham and a buffet of side as well as dessert and our own Christmas cookies.
Ohio State Alumni - Sunday, June 15th
Drunken Mariokart Competition - Thursday, November 7th
Drunken Mario Kart Competition Rules: Every Racer must finish a beer during his or her circuit. Cost of Entry: One beer (Vedett Blonde, Vedett White, Liefman's or La Chouffe)
We will be showing the AFL Grand Final on all screens including the massive one, with full English commentary.
Wine Republic - Wine Tasting - Saturday, June 6th
Register for this event on the InterNations website: http://www.internations.org/activity-group/1503/activity/36086
New Year's Eve Countdown - Saturday, December 31st
By most accounts 2016 was the year from hell. A year so terrible it feels more appropriate to celebrate it's end rather than the beginning of the next. Come celebrate with us!
Advance ickets 50 RMB - contact Hannah for tickets or come in to Brussels to sign up. 60 RMB at the door.
POSTPONED - Monthly Pub Quiz - Thursday, February 14th
Sorry - our monthly quiz has been postponed until next week - February 21st.
World Cup - Round of 16 - Sunday, June 29th
World Cup PRT v GHA | USA v GER - Thursday, June 26th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Friday, December 23rd
Early Close Tonight! - Sunday, May 3rd
We've had a big weekend and the fight has literally knocked us out. We can barely walk!
You can taste more than 40 fine wines from different countries like Australia, New Zealand, France, Italy, Austria and also some delicious canapes from The Local.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Monday, December 26th
Bookworm Quiz - Temporary Home - Friday, March 7th
During the Bookworm's Literary Festival, we will host their weekly quiz.
Closed - Janurary 1st & 2nd - Tuesday, January 1st
Sorry for any inconvenience, but we're tired from all the holidays and need a short break. Don't worry, we'll be back to our normal hours on Thursday, open from 11am til late. Call Kenn at 134 8880 4794 if you have any questions!
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24th
We are fully booked for in-house meals, but we can still do take-out feasts for 1600 any day between the 21st and 30th (assuming Beijing doesn't run out of turkeys!) We'll need a few days' notice and a deposit of 500 RMB.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, August 4th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Final Presidential Debate All Pizzas 30 RMB Happy hour 5pm to 9pm
Brunch Friday and Saturday This Week - Saturday, September 17th
In accordance with the weird-ass work week, brunch will be served on Friday and Saturday (but not Sunday!)
State of Origin - Game 2 - Wednesday, June 17th
Bookworm Quiz - Temporary Home - Friday, March 14th
During the Bookworm's Literary Festival, we will host their weekly quiz.
World Cup ITA v CRI - Friday, June 20th
Book Swap & Board Games - Saturday, December 7th
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, August 18th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Dinner - Thursday, November 22nd
Sorry - we're booked solid! Happy Thanksgiving Anyhow!
World Cup ITA v URY | CRI v ENG - Tuesday, June 24th
Brunch Hours during National Holiday - Thursday, October 6th
Because of the holiday, we've had to reschedule our kitchen staff to make up for the weird work week. Brunch will not be on Saturday and Sunday for the following to weeks.
An interest group for both qualified and unqualified teachers to meet and share experiences and socialize over drinks.
Charity Event - Details to Come - Saturday, February 2nd
Python Meetup - Monday, July 13th
Drunken Mariokart Competition - Thursday, November 21st
Drunken Mario Kart Competition Rules: Every Racer must finish a beer during his or her circuit. Cost of Entry: One beer (Vedett Blonde, Vedett White, Liefman's or La Chouffe)
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 5th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 1st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Dance Your Ass Ass Off - Friday, February 21st
The Four Horsemen Present...
Come join The Beijing Bombers and watch the West Coast Eagles take on the Hawthorn Hawks in the Grand Final! Doors open at 10:30am - kickoff is at 11:30am
Chinese New Year Celebration - Saturday, February 9th
220 RMB gets you free flow of Tiger and all cocktails from 10pm to 1am!  - This is optional! You can come and enjoy our normal Saturday night deals!
Open from 5pm Today - Thursday, December 25th
Come on people, it's Christmas. We need a little break.
New Year's Countdown - Wednesday, December 31st
NEW YEARS COUNTDOWN at The Local! Looking for a low-key way to celebrate? Don't spend the holiday drinking yourself to oblivion with some randoms hoping that next year won't suck as much as this year did.
Beijing Python Meetup - Monday, December 8th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 17th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Vegan Outreach Dinner - Sunday, February 21st
Find more info here:http://www.meetup.com/Beijing-Vegan-and-Vegetarian-Meetup/events/2286028...
Book Swap and Board Games - Saturday, October 13th
Formerly held at Sequoia: Book Swap and Board Games is back! We have hundreds of books to swap: If English isn't your thing, there are also French, Dutch and Portuguese books too! Come over and check
Whiskey Tasting - Sunday, September 16th
4 whiskies and real scottish caramel shortbread. Whisky cocktails on happy hour after 4:30pm. 50RMB - open to the public
No Quiz This Week - Tuesday, October 4th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Tuesday, December 27th
Young Professionals Networking - Thursday, December 18th
Drunken Mariokart Competition - Thursday, December 19th
Drunken Mario Kart Competition Rules: Every Racer must finish a beer during his or her circuit. Cost of Entry: One beer (Vedett Blonde, Vedett White, Liefman's or La Chouffe)
Superbowl XLIX - Monday, February 2nd
DOORS OPEN @ 6:30AM  ||  KICK-OFF @ 7:30AM
St. Patrick's Day - Friday, March 17th
The Four Horsemen Present: - Friday, September 19th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, October 27th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
German Chamber Young Professionals - Thursday, December 6th
2 Drink Tickets per person Exclusive 2nd Floor
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 22nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 3rd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Scottish Networking Group - Wednesday, August 1st
 
Once a year, people all over the civilized world use the patron saint of Ireland as an excuse to drink to excess. Join in the fun by imbibing all manner of green beverages and vaguely Irish cocktails and shooters. Including:
Brunch Holiday Hours - Thursday, June 9th
Brunch will be available Thursday through Saturday this week, but NOT Sunday, due to the holiday. Enjoy your time off work and stop in for brunch if you can!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 29th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
China Cup Game 2 After Party - Saturday, September 13th
Connexions Singles Event - Saturday, March 2nd
Advance tickets: 120RMB | On the door: 150 RMB Includes 1 Free drink + drink specials all night + Raffles Win vouchers for Hatsune and Dragonfly
node.js Meetup - Thursday, January 3rd
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State of Origin - Game 1 - Wednesday, May 27th
Christmas Dinner - Tuesday, December 24th
Christmas dinner will include roast turkey and dressing, honey glazed ham, sides, and desert. Reservations are necessary. 288 rmb per person. Pay up to 2 days in advance and recieve a 50 RMB discount.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, June 23rd
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Puppy Presidential Elections - Sunday, July 3rd
We will hold puppy presidential elections on both the 3rd and 4th during the BBQ. There will be prizes for the winning pooches.
Melbourne Cup Carnival - Tuesday, November 5th
We'll be showing live coverage of races 5, 6 and 7 with commentary throughout. Happy Hour prices and deals on Aussie beer buckets.
Christmas Eve & Day Dinner - Sunday, December 25th
Enjoy a holiday feast prepared by us at The Local. We offer both dine in and take-out (convenient thermal carrying cases will be provided). Our Holiday Feast is available now through December 30th.
CLOSED TODAY! - Thursday, January 1st
We are taking a break after NYE. Ya'll be crazy drinking so late.
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
Charity Speed dating presented by Rotaract Beijing. 150 RMB entry fee, proceeds go to the Golden Wings Foundation  
Get Lucky with 京A Lucky 8 Lager - Friday, February 14th
From 8PM, enjoy a full litre of Jing A's new Lucky 8 Lager for just 88 rmb. Come in early and keep your Jing A branded 1L Stein!
SinoScuba anniversary party - Saturday, January 3rd
AmCham YPC Welcome Back Social Crawl - Saturday, September 7th
This Young Professionals networking event is open to the public, please contact kmaloney@amchamchina.org if you wish to attend.
Bookswap and Board Games - Saturday, December 1st
We have hundreds of books to swap: If English isn't your thing, there are also French, Dutch and Portuguese books too! Come over and check it out--it's a fabulous opportunity to offload anything taking up
NFL Wild Card Weekend - Sunday, January 10th
Doors open at 5am on Sunday for the game at 5am. We will be open all night on Sunday through the games starting at 2am Monday morning. Check the full schedule here.
Burger Cup @ Tube Station Lido - Saturday, August 23rd
Pub Quiz (In French) - Thursday, March 14th
More details to come. Exclusive use of 2nd Floor during event.
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Closed for a New Year's Break! - Sunday, January 1st
We will of course be open late for the New Year countdown, but once we close we will not reopen again until January 2nd - we're going go need a break. Chances are you will, too!
Cinco de Mayo - Thursday, May 5th
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us at The Local and get complimentary ceviche with every classic rocks margarita (while supplies last).   We'll also have fish tacos, chips and fresh-made guacamole, and of course nachos.
Bookswap & Board Games - Saturday, January 10th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Mad Science & Misundersstood Monsters Halloween Party
Come to the best FREE Halloween party in Sanlitun Beijing Strap on your howie lab coats and goggles and get ready to awaken your creations - it's time for Halloween! 
World Cup - Round of 16 - Monday, June 30th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 24th
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Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 1st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
SinoScuba - Deepsea Challenge - Thursday, January 29th
Because of the holiday, we've had to reschedule our kitchen staff to make up for the weird work week. Brunch will not be on Saturday and Sunday for the following to weeks.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, August 25th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
World Cup Quarter-Finals - Friday, July 4th
Valentine's Day Dinner - Sunday, February 14th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 29th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Bookswap & Board Games - Saturday, September 6th
Rotaract Networking Event - Monday, March 17th
Details to Come! 5 RMB from every Vedett purchased goes to charity.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 15th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, July 28th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Fundraiser Event - Saturday, April 26th
Young Hospitality Networking Event - Tuesday, October 21st
20 - 30ppl      Invited are young people (20-30) who are working in 4 or 5 star      hotels all over Beijing.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Saturday, December 31st
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 2nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Book Swap & Board Games - Saturday, May 9th
Join us and Cuju's Badr Benjelloun for their monthly Book Swap and Board Games.
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, December 4th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 26th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
CLOSED for Mid-Autumn Festival - Monday, September 8th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 29th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
For the final between Germany and Argentina, we will be limiting attendance to roughly 120 people to ensure your comfort and safety. Entry is 100 RMB/person, and includes four tickets that can be redeemed for drinks and/or breakfast. 
Aram & Jill Goodbye High AQI - Friday, December 12th
World Cup GER v PRT - Monday, June 16th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 18th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, May 19th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Tickets on sale now at the bar - 300 RMB Or buy them on the web here!
Star Wars Halloween - Saturday, October 29th
The Local is hosting a Star Wars themed Halloween! While there's no need to show up in a themed costume - but if you do we will have some Star Wars freebies for you (while supplies last, of course!)
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, October 23rd
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Superbowl LI - Monday, February 6th
Questions: add localKenn on wechat!
Presidential Inauguration
We will be showing the Inauguration ceremony live on all screens on CNN. The exact time has not been announced yet, but based on previous inauguration ceremonies, this year's will probably start around midnight Beijing time.
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, November 6th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Goodbye again, Chad Lager - Friday, December 13th
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
ANZAC Day - Saturday, April 25th
Open from 5pm Today - Friday, January 2nd
Still recovering from NYE...
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Sunday, December 25th
Grant & Dallas Farewell - Saturday, November 29th
French Embassy Pub Quiz - Wednesday, March 19th
Independence Day BBQ - Monday, July 4th
We'll have a BBQ on both the 3rd and 4th of July from 4 til 9pm. You're invited whether or not you come from the greatest country in the world, and no matter what country you think that is.
CLOSED for Renovations! - Tuesday, October 6th
We hate closing up - but we've got some maintenance to do and some changes to make. Not to mention we'd like to give the staff a little time with their families since they didn't get a break for the holiday.
World Cup - Round of 16 - Tuesday, July 1st
Brunch Holiday Hours - Friday, June 10th
Brunch will be available Thursday through Saturday this week, but NOT Sunday, due to the holiday. Enjoy your time off work and stop in for brunch if you can!
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
World Cup Quarter-Finals - Saturday, July 5th
First Presidential Debate - Tuesday, September 27th
Here's the plan with the first debate: it's live Tuesday morning , I'm going to do everything I can to get a good quality copy of it - with subtitles if possible. I'm almost 100% positive I can get a copy, subtitles are a maybe though.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 22nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Drunken Mariokart Competition - Thursday, December 5th
Drunken Mario Kart Competition Rules: Every Racer must finish a beer during his or her circuit. Cost of Entry: One beer (Vedett Blonde, Vedett White, Liefman's or La Chouffe)
Drunken Mariokart Competition - Thursday, November 14th
Drunken Mario Kart Competition Rules: Every Racer must finish a beer during his or her circuit. Cost of Entry: One beer (Vedett Blonde, Vedett White, Liefman's or La Chouffe)
50 RMB entry includes a Tiger Draft - proceeds for to the Migrant Childrens Foundation www.mcfchina.org Host Andrew Perry. Winning team receives a bottle of booze and a mixer.
The Boat Race - Monday, April 7th
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, August 11th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
We will be screening the original movie without the extra CGI, pointlessly edited dialogue, and pointless actor replacements! Roughly 2 hour run time from 7PM.
Spring Festival Closing - Thursday, February 11th
Our team needs a break for Spring Festival, so we'll be closed from February 9th through the 12th, inclusive. Sorry for the inconvenience! Hope you enjoy the holiday!
AFL Grand Final - Saturday, September 27th
Fourth of July Quiz! - Thursday, July 4th
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Christmas Lunch - Wednesday, December 25th
Christmas lunch will include roast turkey and dressing, honey glazed ham, sides, desert and coffee served in courses. Reservations are necessary. 288 rmb per person. Pay up to 2 days in advance and recieve a 50 RMB discount.
Christmas Eve & Day Dinner - Saturday, December 24th
Enjoy a holiday feast prepared by us at The Local. We offer both dine in and take-out (convenient thermal carrying cases will be provided). Our Holiday Feast is available now through December 30th.
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 7th
Thanksgiving Dinner - Thursday, November 26th
SORRY - We are fully booked!
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, October 30th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Re-brand & Re-launch! - Friday, July 5th
The Local, formerly known as Brussels, will be formally dropping the 'formerly known as' from our name!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, July 28th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
NFL Divisonal Games Weekend - Sunday, January 17th
Sunday morning we will open at 5am with a limited menu. Sunday night we will stay open through the Monday morning games. Please add localKenn on wechat if you are coming to watch the games and to stay updated on Local events!
Punchline Comedy Club - Tuesday, September 23rd
Following the hilarious ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway? 'show in May, ¥250 ‘early bird’ tickets are now on sale for the upcoming two nights of Punchline Stand-Up Comedy on 23rd and 24th September at The Local Bar & Grill, Sanlitun.
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, December 11th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Ben/Stacey - 25ppl - Saturday, June 21st
Members 150, Non-Members 300Register Here  
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 19th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
The Punchline Comedy - Tuesday, May 19th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Wednesday, December 21st
The fourth Thursday of every month, we will be holding the MCF's charity pub quiz.  40 kuai entry fee gets you a bottle of Tsingtao, each team gets an order of Chips & Salsa.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will be closed for the day. We will reopen for normal business on Monday, 21st
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, May 30th
It's that time again! Join us for this month's installment of the Internations Pub Quiz.
Spring Festival Closing - Friday, February 12th
Our team needs a break for Spring Festival, so we'll be closed from February 9th through the 12th, inclusive. Sorry for the inconvenience! Hope you enjoy the holiday!
Berne, Baby Berne BBQ - Saturday, August 30th
Brewers & Union will be supplying awesome craft beer for our end of summer BBQ.
Has it already been four years? We love what we do at The Local - time has truly flown by.
Halloween Party 2 - Friday, November 1st
By popular demand, we're having another Halloween party on November 1st. Prizes for costumes at midnight - Halloween shooters for those in costume periodically throughout the night.
State of Origin Game 3 - Wednesday, July 9th
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 10th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
AmCham YPC Panel - Tuesday, March 25th
CLOSED for Renovations! - Monday, October 5th
We hate closing up - but we've got some maintenance to do and some changes to make. Not to mention we'd like to give the staff a little time with their families since they didn't get a break for the holiday.
St. Patrick's Day Drinks - Thursday, March 17th
Green Draft Beer: 25 Emerald Sour:40 Emerald Apple Martini: 45 Drunken Shamrock Shake 55: (buy three get one free) Virgin Shamrock Shake: 35 Irish Car Bomb: 50 (buy three get one free)
Beer for Books - Sunday, September 9th
http://www.beijingboyce.com/2012/09/05/beers-for-books-the-full-schedule-plus-food-and-drinks-menus-for-sunday/
Brunch Holiday Hours - Saturday, June 11th
Brunch will be available Thursday through Saturday this week, but NOT Sunday, due to the holiday. Enjoy your time off work and stop in for brunch if you can!
Beijing Bombers After Party - Saturday, September 7th
Pub Quiz
Our monthly Pub Quiz is hosted by Chris Dalby and features (mostly boozy) prizes every round. This month's theme: Communists & Capitalists. Maximum team size of six.
Memorial Day Cookout Sets - Monday, May 29th
Memorial Day is coming up, Monday May 29th. Whether or not you're from the US, we think you'll enjoy our cookout sets featuring American craft beer from Boulevard and Firestone Walker.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 1st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
CLOSED for Renovations! - Wednesday, October 7th
We hate closing up - but we've got some maintenance to do and some changes to make. Not to mention we'd like to give the staff a little time with their families since they didn't get a break for the holiday.
Bookswap and Board Games - Saturday, January 12th
We have hundreds of books to swap: If English isn't your thing, there are also French, Dutch and Portuguese books too!
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Spring Festival Closing - Tuesday, February 9th
Our team needs a break for Spring Festival, so we'll be closed from February 9th through the 12th, inclusive. Sorry for the inconvenience! Hope you enjoy the holiday!
Stand Up Comedy - Tuesday, November 25th
In September, The Punchline Comedy Club hosted two nights of stand-up comedy here at The Local, and it blew our minds. The comics were professionals flown in from the US and UK, and were incredibly funny.
The fourth Thursday of every month, we will be holding the MCF's charity pub quiz.  40 kuai entry fee gets you a bottle of Tsingtao, each team gets an order of Chips & Salsa.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Thursday, December 29th
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, July 21st
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Kay - 16ppl - Thursday, May 12th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Tuesday, December 20th
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, July 25th
It's that time again! Join us for this month's installment of the Internations Pub Quiz.
World Cup AUS v NLD | ESP v CHL - Wednesday, June 18th
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, November 13th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Friday, December 30th
Belgian Draft Beer Festival - Saturday, January 26th
Five tastings for just 120 RMB, or Ten tastings for 200 RMB, happy hour on Belgian Beers all day, specials on bottles. Customers do not need to purchase tastings - you may attend and not try the beers, but we suggest that you do!
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, April 28th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Exclusive booking of 2nd floor - extended happy hour. Maybe buffet snacks?
Spring Festival Closing - Wednesday, February 10th
Our team needs a break for Spring Festival, so we'll be closed from February 9th through the 12th, inclusive. Sorry for the inconvenience! Hope you enjoy the holiday!
Stand Up - Punchline Comedy - Wednesday, November 26th
In September, The Punchline Comedy Club hosted two nights of stand-up comedy here at The Local, and it blew our minds. The comics were professionals flown in from the US and UK, and were incredibly funny.
New Year's Eve 2014 - Tuesday, December 31st
New Year's Eve is upon us and we'll be celebrating at The Local with:
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 23rd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 22nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
Santacon - 5:30 to 9ish - Saturday, December 10th
Pickleback ? - Sunday, July 20th
Book Swap & Board Games - Saturday, April 5th
We have hundreds of books to swap: If English isn't your thing, there are also French, Dutch and Portuguese books too! Come over and check it out--it's a fabulous opportunity to offload anything taking up space on your shelves,
AmCham Young Professional Networking Event 1 Free Pint of Tiger or Glass of House Wine for every registered guest.
Nick Cyr's Going Away Party - Friday, August 30th
The second installment of Dance Your Ass Ass-Off - this time The Four Horsemen focus on Funk & Soul.
CLOSED Monday, June 13th - Monday, June 13th
Independence Day BBQ - Sunday, July 3rd
We'll have a BBQ on both the 3rd and 4th of July from 4 til 9pm. You're invited whether or not you come from the greatest country in the world, and no matter what country you think that is.
Tickets on sale at The Local now - 300/seat - cash only! Pay by credit card online at redstarworks.com/comedy
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, May 12th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
He's really leaving!
Chad Lager's Going Away Party - Friday, January 11th
It was Chad vs. China - and China Won... We're sad to see him go, but nightlife legend Chad Lager is moving on to better things elsewhere. Help us send him off!
World Cup - ARG v IRN | GER v GHA - Saturday, June 21st
Open from 5pm Today - Saturday, January 3rd
Still recovering from NYE...
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Thanksgiving Dinner 2013 - Thursday, November 28th
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you don't need to be from North America to enjoy good food and the warmth of the holiday season! We will have seatings, one from 6:00 to 6:30pm, another from 8:30 - 9:00pm.
Super Bowl XLVIII - Monday, February 3rd
We'll be having a NO COVER, NO FRILLS party Monday February third. Doors open at 6:30am, kickoff is 7:30am.  We'll have coffee, breakfasts for 40 RMB and snacks including Buffalo wings, chips & guacamole and the like.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, May 5th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, June 30th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, June 9th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Saturday, December 24th
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 28th
Irish - Columbian Party - Saturday, December 8th
Finger Foods - 100 Mojitos & 100 Tiger Draft tickets. Specials on Mixed Drinks, Tiger and Murphy's If you'd like to join contact Julian
SOLD OUT - Superbowl 50 - Monday, February 8th
Sorry! This event is sold out! Come to our Ron Mexico takeover post-game!
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, June 30th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 25th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, July 14th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 21st
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
State of Origin - Game 2 - Wednesday, June 18th
50 RMB Entry includes a Draft Tiger or Mixed drink & bar snacks.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 11th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Winter Beer Festival - Saturday, December 8th
The Winter Beer Festival at Brussels will highlight the heavier brews that are even more enjoyable in the colder months. Some are specifically winter or holiday-focused, all of them are full-bodied and flavorful.
Tour De Jing - Saturday, April 23rd
Get geared up next weekend and follow the 京A Keg Egg on a slow ride from Sanyuanqiao to Gulou!
Because of the holiday, we've had to reschedule our kitchen staff to make up for the weird work week. Brunch will not be on Saturday and Sunday for the following to weeks.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 8th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 12th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, February 28th
More details to come.
Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Party - Friday, October 31st
When there is no more room in hell, the dead shall wander Sanlitun.
The Science of Beer - 2F - Tuesday, June 24th
Bookworm Quiz - Temporary Home - Saturday, March 22nd
Final Presidential Debate - Thursday, October 20th
World Cup COL v CRC | URY v CRI - Saturday, June 14th
England v Italy starts at 6am - we are considering showing this match. Watch this space for updates.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 9th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, November 27th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 8th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Ron Mexico - Bar Takeover - Monday, February 8th
Ron Mexico, one of our favorite Beijing bars will takeover The Local, Monday February 8th after the Super Bowl. Our menu will be put aside during the takeover - but rest assured Ron Mexico makes mean cocktails and awesome bar snacks.
CLOSED for Renovations! - Sunday, October 4th
We hate closing up - but we've got some maintenance to do and some changes to make. Not to mention we'd like to give the staff a little time with their families since they didn't get a break for the holiday.
Punchline Comedy Club - Wednesday, September 24th
Following the hilarious ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway? 'show in May, ¥250 ‘early bird’ tickets are now on sale for the upcoming two nights of Punchline Stand-Up Comedy on 23rd and 24th September at The Local Bar & Grill, Sanlitun.
Our first monthly quiz with host Chris Dalby. Max team size of 6, generous prizes for the top three teams including beer  and booze. Happy hour til 9pm, selected snacks just 10 kuai til 10pm.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Wednesday, December 28th
Can we offer you an authentic Mexican experience? Nope! But we can give you an order of queso dip (can be done meatless on request) with every pitcher of Paloma or Frozen Margarita you order. 5pm-9pm
SantaCon East Starting Point - Saturday, December 14th
Pyhton Meetup - PENDING - Monday, January 19th
Janice's Birthday - Saturday, November 17th
'Til Who Knows When.
Presidential Debate up on the big screen. 100 kuai pitchers and 3 kuai Buffalo wings.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 4th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, April 21st
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
AmCham YPA Quiz - Thursday, September 24th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Monday, December 19th
Christmas Dinner - Wednesday, December 25th
Christmas dinner will include roast turkey and dressing, honey glazed ham, sides, and desert. Reservations are necessary. 288 rmb per person. Pay up to 2 days in advance and recieve a 50 RMB discount.
State of Origin - Game 3 - Wednesday, July 8th
Back to the Future Halloween Party - Saturday, October 31st
Marty McFly will finally be arriving in the future a month from today. To celebrate, we'll be having a Back to the Future-themed Halloween party!
Do you have what it takes to intellectually dominate the competition? Do you want to help migrant children?
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, June 16th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 8th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Christmas Dinner Deal
Christmas Dinner - Tuesday, December 25th
In Beijing for the holiday? Come enjoy a fantastic holiday dinner with us at Brussels! Including roast turkey, ham and a buffet of side as well as dessert and our own Christmas cookies.
SC - ~80ppl? - Saturday, December 12th
Man Utd. Event - Saturday, April 29th
Because of the holiday, we've had to reschedule our kitchen staff to make up for the weird work week. Brunch will not be on Saturday and Sunday for the following to weeks.
Christmas Eve & Day Dinner - Thursday, December 24th
We have two options available, a per-person set menu, or a feast for about 6 to 8 people. Please reserve on WeChat: localKenn. See below for more details:
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, June 23rd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, April 14th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Drunken Mariokart Competition - Thursday, December 12th
Drunken Mario Kart Competition Rules: Every Racer must finish a beer during his or her circuit. Cost of Entry: One beer (Vedett Blonde, Vedett White, Liefman's or La Chouffe)
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We will be understaffed as we give our crew staggered holidays. We won't be open for lunch, and our second floor will not be open at all.
One of the best board game collections in Sanlitun, Beijing
Sunday Board Games - Sunday, July 14th
If you're like me, every Sunday you have a strange urge to settle Catan, find Mister X, have a Cosmic Encounter, or simply play a board game.  Luckily there is now a place for us.
Monkey's Fist New Year's Eve - Thursday, December 31st
New Year's Eve is upon us! 2016 is the Year of the Monkey and we are celebrating with 30rmb Slow Boat Monkey Fist IPA on draft.
Couch Surfers Meetup - Wednesday, November 20th
Please be advised: The Local does not organize this event and we cannot provide much info on the number of attendees or when they will show. However, turnout is usually good. Few attendees turn up during the holidays, however.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Thursday, December 22nd
The Punchline Comedy - Wednesday, November 25th
Ticketed customers only after 7pm - the bar will be closed to others until after 11pm.