The Winners of the localnoodles 2010 Bar Awards are:
#1. Chocolate. Congratulations to the women of Chocolate for putting on and taking off more than anyone else in this city!
YOU SAID: "Beautiful women in go-go get-up, vodka and hookahs" "No other place compares" "To guys: Go. Now."
#2. XIU. The Park Hyatt is known for a lot of things and now you can add XIU to the list. Dancing, drinks, service, and legendary Thursday nights have have made this a very popular destination.
YOU SAID: "XIU is my every Thursday night" "Service is ultra-professional, drinks are great" "The crowd is top notch"
#3. Bed Tapas & Bar. Bed is as popular with the expats as it is with local Chinese. Art, music, and a hip crowd keep beijing there until the late hours.
YOU SAID: "one of the most happening after hours places in Beijing" "music is delightfully loungey go house" "a great spot to hang out"
#4. Suzie Wong's. Suzie Wong is almost the de facto club to take out of towners. It's also where Beijing ends up at the end of the night.
YOU SAID: "Suzy Wongs owns the club scene in Beijing" "Besides the drinks, women, music, and dancing, the best part about Suzie W’s is the roof top terrace" "Beijing`s real young and trendy people"
#5. Bookworm. With an award winning selection of Single Malt Whisky, the Bookworm has made drinking a literary pursuit. Who said reading isn't fun?
YOU SAID: "8 billion whiskeys and good old Carlsberg" "my favorite early evening cocktail spot" "Bookworm is home"
#6. Q-bar. With skilled bartenders behind the bar and one of the best rooftops in Beijing, Q-bar has been a top destination since its beginning.
YOU SAID: "Great bar, great bartenders, great drinks, everybody loves Q Bar" "excellent cocktails in an unpretentious environment" "on my A-list of bars in Beijing"
#7. FUBAR. Truly a hidden gem. The only bar of its kind is a popular destination for those that care about quality drinks in the company of friends.
YOU SAID: "Value never goes out of style" "fast becoming a favorite spot of mine." "highest quality drinks at affordable prices"
#8. Paddy O' Shea's. One day a year everyone claims to be Irish. Paddy's has a good shot at increasing that number. Solid crowd, beer, and lots of international sports.
YOU SAID: "This pub fills a cornerstone of my Beijing dining and drinking experience" "best version of an Irish bar in Beijing" "A place that you'd expect to be in Ireland"
#9. Blue Frog. Gets equal praise for its burger, rooftop and drinks. One of Sanlitun's favorite rooftop bars.
YOU SAID: "It will be hard to find a better spot in the summer to hang out with friends" "Drinks are as well made as the burgers" "service is great"
#10. Enoteca. With a commanding view of The Place, inexpensive wine, and tasty tapas to match, this wine bar has fast become one of Beijing's favorites.
YOU SAID: "unanimous in giving this wine bar a definite 5 star rating" "great selection of inexpensive high-quality imported wines" "The environment is cool and comfortable"
The localnoodles' Bar Awards are tabulated from more than 2,780,000+ searches done on 860 different nightlife destinations from May 2009 to May 2010.