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Whiskey Tasting at The Bookworm: A Q-and-A with Arthur Pottenger

Whiskey tasting

We’ve done gin, we’ve done Oregonian whiskey, we’ve done scotch, and now, on Sunday, June 12 at 6 pmThe Bookworm will do bourbon: come taste Benchmark, Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, and 1792 Ridgemont Reserve for the low price of 160 RMB. (Space is limited, so reservation is required via (more…)

Announcing: Sazerac Company Whiskey Tasting (4 for 160 RMB!)


The good folks of Sazerac Company, which owns a number of North American Distilleries, are bringing a taste of Kentucky to The Bookworm, Beijing. On Sunday, June 12 at 6 pm on The Bookworm’s rooftop, Arthur Pottenger of DXCEL, which distributes Sazerac products in China, will guide us through a four-whiskey tasting for only 160 RMB. Space is limited, so reservation is required via (more…)

The Bookworm’s New Food Menu

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Did you hear? The Bookworm has an exciting new food menu, featuring delectable new items as sauteed garlic shrimp, smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel, Sichuan-style Cobb salad, cheese platter, and more.  (more…)

The Secret Garden is Now Open

The Secret Garden

The Bookworm’s “Secret Garden” rooftop is back! Come along and read or chat a little and enjoy a bite or a cold Slowboat draft beer. Speaking of — here’s a special spring promotion: buy any two Slowboat drafts, get one free! (more…)

Kitchen Takeover: Check Out The Bookworm’s New Soul Bowls, Starting THIS SUNDAY

Soul Bowl logo

The team behind the ceviche and pisco pop-up, Buena Onda, is joining forces with The Bookworm to launch Soul Bowls this Sunday, November 29. The pop-up collaboration will see a kitchen takeover at The Bookworm between 8 am to 2 pm every day until Sunday, December 20. (more…)

Look at This Salad

Bookworm arugula and youtiao salad

The arugula-youtiao salad (featuring walnuts and roasted pears), one of the many new food items now available.

Pair this with a soup, entree, and drink as part of our new lunch set.

New at The Bookworm: Lunch Set Menu

Bookworm set lunch

We might have the best lunch value in Sanlitun. For just 65 RMB, enjoy three courses plus a drink (coffee, soda, Tiger draft). This deal’s good for a limited time only!

Bookworm 10 Anniversary Week: Whisky Tasting

Bookworm 10 Whisky Tasting

A good bottle of whisky should never linger half-empty. We’re opening up our ample whisky collection for a special night of tasting on Friday, September 25 at 7 pm as part of Bookworm 10 Anniversary Week. In short: buy two glasses of any whisky from the following list, and get a glass for free! (more…)

Whisky Wednesday Featured in Smart Beijing

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Morgan Short profiled Whisky Wednesday in Smart Beijing recently, calling The Bookworm “one of the better stocked bars for whiskey” and taking some amazing pictures. He offered some of his personal tasting notes for the Introduction to Scotch flight, one of 15 three-whisky flights available for tasting by reservation (via email: (more…)

New Whiskey Cocktail Menu at The Bookworm (just in time for Wednesday’s tasting)

Whiskey cocktail

With three new Oregonian craft whiskeys — which we’ll taste tomorrow at 8 pm (you can still sign up!) — we figured we needed a new whiskey cocktail menu. Well, here it is. (more…)

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Chaoyang District, Beijing

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