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.

Christmas Episode Marathon - Sunday, December 17th
The Local will be hosting a Christmas Episode Marathon this month! Come join us on Sunday, December 17th from 3pm for holiday episodes from our favorite television series.
Holiday Lunch & Dinner - Sunday, December 24th
The Holidays are here again! Reserve early for our Christmas lunch or dinner. The feast for 6 will be available all month long (early reservation required, subject to availability).

Check out our past events below...

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.
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.
Add localKenn on wechat, or scan the QR code to join the group.
Ohio State Alumni - Sunday, June 15th
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.
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)
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, October 20th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Charity Speed dating presented by Rotaract Beijing. 150 RMB entry fee, proceeds go to the Golden Wings Foundation  
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.
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're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
Members 150, Non-Members 300Register Here  
Hands down the best place in Sanlitun to catch the AFL Grand Final.
The Four Horsemen Present: - Friday, September 19th
AmCham Young Professional Networking Event 1 Free Pint of Tiger or Glass of House Wine for every registered guest.
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.
AmCham YPC Panel - Tuesday, March 25th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Wednesday, December 28th
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.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Sunday, December 25th
State of Origin - Game 2 - Wednesday, June 17th
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.
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.
SinoScuba - Deepsea Challenge - Thursday, January 29th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 12th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
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.
POSTPONED - Wing Eating Contest - Wednesday, November 8th
The host of our Buffalo wing eating contest must leave Beijing unexpectedly this week, so sadly we must postpone the event until further notice.
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.
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, March 22nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
French Embassy Pub Quiz - Wednesday, March 19th
Ben/Stacey - 25ppl - Saturday, June 21st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
Aram & Jill Goodbye High AQI - Friday, December 12th
Register for this event on the InterNations website: http://www.internations.org/activity-group/1503/activity/36086
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!
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.
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.
Fundraiser Event - Saturday, April 26th
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, August 25th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 4th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
World Cup Quarter-Finals - Saturday, July 5th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 29th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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!
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
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.
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, June 16th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, July 25th
It's that time again! Join us for this month's installment of the Internations 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.
Charity Event - Details to Come - Saturday, February 2nd
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!)
Dance Your Ass Ass Off - Friday, February 21st
The Four Horsemen Present...
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.
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.
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.
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.
No Quiz This Week - Tuesday, October 4th
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 29th
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.
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)
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Thursday, December 22nd
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!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 22nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 22nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
World Cup PRT v GHA | USA v GER - Thursday, June 26th
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.
Do you have what it takes to intellectually dominate the competition? Do you want to help migrant children?
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!
World Cup - USA v PRT - Monday, June 23rd
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!
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Fourth of July Quiz! - Thursday, July 4th
The Science of Beer - 2F - Tuesday, June 24th
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.
Exclusive booking of 2nd floor - extended happy hour. Maybe buffet snacks?
An interest group for both qualified and unqualified teachers to meet and share experiences and socialize over drinks.
Pub Quiz (In French) - Thursday, March 14th
More details to come. Exclusive use of 2nd Floor during event.
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, December 1st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Burger Cup @ Tube Station Lido - Saturday, August 23rd
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 16th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Open from 5pm Today - Saturday, January 3rd
Still recovering from NYE...
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 17th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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
Australia v. New Zealand up on the big screen and with commentary. Happy hour 5pm-9pm, then 10 kuai Mojitos from 9pm to 10pm!
Superbowl LI - Monday, February 6th
Questions: add localKenn on wechat!
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!
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!
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.
SOLD OUT - Superbowl 50 - Monday, February 8th
Sorry! This event is sold out! Come to our Ron Mexico takeover post-game!
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will be closed for the day. We will reopen for normal business on Monday, 21st
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, February 28th
More details to come.
SinoScuba Social - Monday, August 12th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 8th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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!
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Friday, December 23rd
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, October 13th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
The Punchline Comedy - Tuesday, May 19th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 15th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
SantaCon East Starting Point - Saturday, December 14th
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
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
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 28th
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.
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! 
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, 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.
Bookworm Quiz - Temporary Home - Friday, March 14th
During the Bookworm's Literary Festival, we will host their weekly quiz.
Advance ickets 50 RMB - contact Hannah for tickets or come in to Brussels to sign up. 60 RMB at the door.
SC - ~80ppl? - Saturday, December 12th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, October 27th
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.
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
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Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 5th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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!
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,
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.
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.
Pyhton Meetup - PENDING - Monday, January 19th
New Year's Eve 2014 - Tuesday, December 31st
New Year's Eve is upon us and we'll be celebrating at The Local with:
World Cup GER v PRT - Monday, June 16th
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.
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!
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.
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.
Grant & Dallas Farewell - Saturday, November 29th
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.
Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Party - Friday, October 31st
When there is no more room in hell, the dead shall wander Sanlitun.
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 19th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, December 8th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Book Swap & Board Games - Saturday, December 7th
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 Mid-Autumn Festival - Monday, September 8th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Friday, December 30th
Scottish Networking Group - Wednesday, August 1st
 
CLOSED - Monday, June 22nd - Monday, June 22nd
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 15th
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.
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, June 23rd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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
State of Origin Game 3 - Wednesday, July 9th
Early Close Tonight! - Sunday, May 3rd
We've had a big weekend and the fight has literally knocked us out. We can barely walk!
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Tuesday, December 20th
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!
World Cup - Round of 16 - Monday, June 30th
Bookworm Quiz - Temporary Home - Saturday, March 22nd
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 23rd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Final Presidential Debate All Pizzas 30 RMB Happy hour 5pm to 9pm
CLOSED TODAY! - Thursday, January 1st
We are taking a break after NYE. Ya'll be crazy drinking so late.
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:
Wacky Onesie Halloween - Saturday, October 28th
Break out your onesie for a wacky night at The Local to celebrate Halloween, Saturday, October 28th from 8pm. Onesie wearers will enjoy well drinks for just 25 rmb all night.  
World Cup - Round of 16 - Sunday, June 29th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 1st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
Santacon - 5:30 to 9ish - Saturday, December 10th
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.
World Cup ITA v URY | CRI v ENG - Tuesday, June 24th
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 7th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Saturday, December 31st
Valentine's Day Dinner - Sunday, February 14th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 3rd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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:
SinoScuba anniversary party - Saturday, January 3rd
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Thursday, December 29th
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.
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!
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.
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)
State of Origin - Game 3 - Wednesday, July 8th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 1st
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Kay - 16ppl - Thursday, May 12th
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.
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)
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.
ANZAC Day - Saturday, April 25th
Bookswap & Board Games - Saturday, January 10th
German Chamber Young Professionals - Thursday, December 6th
2 Drink Tickets per person Exclusive 2nd Floor
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, November 10th
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.
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
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 2nd
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Open from 5pm Today - Thursday, December 25th
Come on people, it's Christmas. We need a little break.
Man Utd. Event - Saturday, April 29th
Thanksgiving Dinner: FULLY BOOKED! - Thursday, November 23rd
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Tuesday, December 27th
Superbowl XLIX - Monday, February 2nd
DOORS OPEN @ 6:30AM  ||  KICK-OFF @ 7:30AM
AmCham YPA Quiz - Thursday, September 24th
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!
State of Origin - Game 1 - Wednesday, May 27th
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.
China Cup Game 2 After Party - Saturday, September 13th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, February 9th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Rotaract Networking Event - Monday, March 17th
Details to Come! 5 RMB from every Vedett purchased goes to charity.
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.
Open from 5pm Today - Friday, January 2nd
Still recovering from NYE...
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.
Goodbye again, Chad Lager - Friday, December 13th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, November 24th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
AFL Grand Final - Saturday, September 27th
Nick Cyr's Going Away Party - Friday, August 30th
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.
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!
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.
World Cup AUS v NLD | ESP v CHL - Wednesday, June 18th
Re-brand & Re-launch! - Friday, July 5th
The Local, formerly known as Brussels, will be formally dropping the 'formerly known as' from our name!
50 RMB per person: 2 drink tokens + assorted appetizers
Dog Pub Crawl - Sunday, November 19th
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 14th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, July 28th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
World Cup - Round of 16 - Saturday, June 28th
Wine Republic - Wine Tasting - Saturday, June 6th
Pub Quiz - Tuesday, April 21st
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!
node.js Meetup - Thursday, January 3rd
Alex - ?
Tickets on sale now at the bar - 300 RMB Or buy them on the web here!
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.
Final Presidential Debate - Thursday, October 20th
Python Meetup - Monday, July 13th
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.
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)
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.
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!)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presidential Debate up on the big screen. 100 kuai pitchers and 3 kuai Buffalo wings.
Thanksgiving Dinner - Thursday, November 26th
SORRY - We are fully booked!
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.
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)
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
Beijing Python Meetup - Monday, December 8th
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.
Book Swap & Board Games - Saturday, May 9th
Join us and Cuju's Badr Benjelloun for their monthly Book Swap and Board Games.
The Punchline Comedy - Wednesday, November 25th
Ticketed customers only after 7pm - the bar will be closed to others until after 11pm.
Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Dinner - Thursday, November 22nd
Sorry - we're booked solid! Happy Thanksgiving Anyhow!
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, June 30th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
CLOSED Monday, June 13th - Monday, June 13th
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, June 27th
It's that time again! Join us for this month's installment of the Internations Pub Quiz.
POSTPONED - Monthly Pub Quiz - Thursday, February 14th
Sorry - our monthly quiz has been postponed until next week - February 21st.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 18th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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!)
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.
Young Professionals Networking - Thursday, December 18th
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
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
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, January 26th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Berne, Baby Berne BBQ - Saturday, August 30th
Brewers & Union will be supplying awesome craft beer for our end of summer BBQ.
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.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Monday, December 19th
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.
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.
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.
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Saturday, December 24th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 29th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Pickleback ? - Sunday, July 20th
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, March 15th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
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.
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Internations Pub Quiz - Thursday, May 30th
It's that time again! Join us for this month's installment of the Internations Pub Quiz.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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 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 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.
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.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, August 11th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
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!
World Cup - ARG v IRN | GER v GHA - Saturday, June 21st
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!
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.
The Boat Race - Monday, April 7th
LGBT Drinks - Thursday, March 10th
World Cup - Round of 16 - Tuesday, July 1st
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.
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.
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.
Vegan Outreach Dinner - Sunday, February 21st
Find more info here:http://www.meetup.com/Beijing-Vegan-and-Vegetarian-Meetup/events/2286028...
St. Patrick's Day - Friday, March 17th
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2012 Election Watch - Wednesday, November 7th
10 Kuai Coffee - 20 Kuai Tiger Beer - Breakfast Specials!
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Wednesday, December 21st
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.
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.
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/
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
World Cup ITA v CRI - Friday, June 20th
World Cup Quarter-Finals - Friday, July 4th
Extended Happy Hour - 2 til 8pm! - Monday, December 26th
Has it already been four years? We love what we do at The Local - time has truly flown by.
World Cup COL v CIV | URY v ENG - Thursday, June 19th
The second installment of Dance Your Ass Ass-Off - this time The Four Horsemen focus on Funk & Soul.
Tickets on sale at The Local now - 300/seat - cash only! Pay by credit card online at redstarworks.com/comedy
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, September 8th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
We will be showing the AFL Grand Final on all screens including the massive one, with full English commentary.
Beijing Bombers After Party - Saturday, September 7th
Bookswap & Board Games - Saturday, September 6th
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. 
Bookworm Quiz - Temporary Home - Friday, March 7th
During the Bookworm's Literary Festival, we will host their weekly quiz.
We're giving our team a chance to enjoy their holiday this year! See you after the break!
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.
Janice's Birthday - Saturday, November 17th
'Til Who Knows When.
Weekly Pub Quiz with Happy Hour - Tuesday, July 14th
Why should you attend our weekly pub quiz?
Arrow Factory Launch Event - Friday, October 13th