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Best Yangshuo Bars

These Yangshuo bars are popular with longtime residents


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KAYA bar in Yangshuo. Established in 2005 is the earliest reggae and Jamaican style bar in China. The two founders of KAYA is Jiang Liang Sound System and Lao Hei who is the most famous reggae dub musician and reggae band in china now.

KAYA located at the second floor of a wood building which is more than 100 years old. We have a cozy balcony along the street and a quiet roof top because of the special space here. So here has the most cool space for communication in town.

There are regular live music performances and jam sessions as well special parties every weekend. Here you can not only meet travelers and interesting friends from all over the world, but also listen to all different types of music.

KAYA is the first beer house among Yangshuo bars and hosts more than 50 types of imported craft beers along with its special atmosphere, if your looking for friendly people in Yangshuo KAYA is highly recommended.

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How to find KAYA bar:
Address: 2F of #37 Xianqian Street in Yangshuo. (Close to Shuangyue Bridge and Yangshuo’s 
KAYA Reggae Bar is located at the end of Xianqian street, close to the small bridge that connects to big DieCui street, to get into the bar you need to enter into the small candy shop and walk up the stairs to get into Reggae heaven; just keep your eyes up when searching for it as you would see the KAYA sign from the street on the 2nd floor.

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  • Luna Bar - Yangshuo bars - Yangshuo Village Inn

Luna is located on the rooftop of our sister hotel, Yangshuo Village Inn and overlooks scenic Moon Hill. In addition to Chinese beer, Luna has the largest imported wine selection among all Yangshuo bars and has both open air and air-conditioned and heated indoors. The menu is primarily Italian with seasonal Chinese favorites as well.

Address: #26 Licun (Moon Hill Village), off 321 National Road in Gaotian Town, Yangshuo

The Brew

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Run by affable Austrian host, Andy, The Brew (formerly Alley Bar), is a relaxed indoor/outdoor pub located on a quiet back street across from the two Indian restaurants - Ganga Impression and Kali Mirch. With a projection screen playing European football matches, The Brew offers excellent homemade beer (check with Andy on the monthly offering) and some of the best western food in Yangshuo. 

Address: No.10 Chengbei Road, Yangshuo County 541900

Bad Panda

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Bad Panda Rooftop Bar Yangshuo is a great late night place, popular with foreign residents and people in the know. There's a foosball table, great music and a chill vibe. A place where people tend to shop up after 9:00pm or later, usually after a few drinks elsewhere.

How to find Bad Panda Yangshuo: Lianfeng Alley (halfway down West Street on the South side), Yangshuo China

Rusty Bolt

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Looking for cheap bombers of Tsingtao Beer? Enjoy hanging with friendly climbing folk? Rusty Bolt is the Yangshuo Bar for you! Located on Guihua Lu not far from the little bridge, the Rusty Bolt is a favorite among Yangshuo bars for climbers, local residents and climbers. They tend to open after 7pm, but there's plenty of restaurants neaby if you want to have dinner first before heading over. 

Monkey Jane's Rooftop Bar

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Monkey Jane's Rooftop Bar is a an institution among Yangshuo bars. Located No.27 Lianfengzhong alley just off the middle of West Street, it's a 4-story climb up to the rooftop where beer pong, thumping music and young backpackers mix until the late hours. 

The DMZ Bar

  • Yangshuo bars - DMZ Bar Yangshuo

If you're into North Korean revolutionary kitsch, foosball and cheap drinks, this is the place for you. The DMZ Bar Yangshuo is friendly, grotty, and perfectly located within staggering distance of many local restaurants. Not able to make it home? No problem, the DMZ Hostel is right nearby. They also offer tours to Yangshuo caves and around the back roads on motorbike. You can check out their website here.

Address: #41 Guihua Lu, Yangshuo, Guilin, Guangxi, China

Cave Bar Yangshuo

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Located in the heart of Yangshuo, the Cave Bar Yangshuo has a decent pool table, two foosball tables, bumper pool table and many table top games. There is a gym in the back.

It's a little hard to find but fun once you're inside: Go through the courtyard of the former Xi Jie Foreign language school and pass through the new restaurant. Head all the way to the back and turn left down the stairs to the lower level. 

How to find the Cave Bar: #7 Guihua Lu, Yangshuo