[Updated Feb 6 12pm] If the thought of staying in Beijing for Chinese New Year makes you flinch fear not. While the subway cars become abandoned your stomach needn't fear the same empty fate. Although some of our hotspots will be closed across the entire Chinese New Year holiday schedule (Feb 18-25) others are leaving their doors wide open for you to come in and try some of their cuisine without the hassle of waiting around. Check below for where you can still go: 

Annie's open normal working hours (click here for more information regarding their nine locations in Beijng)

The Bookworm open normal working hours (daily 9am-2am)

Café Zarah ADJUSTED HOURS: Open over Chinese New Year dates (Feb 18-25) until 4.30pm daily

Capital M CLOSED: Feb 18-23. ADJUSTED HOURS: Dinner hours only for Feb 24 (6-10pm)

Element Fresh CLOSED: Lido location. ADJUSTED HOURS: Sanlitun location open normal hours (click here for details regarding their other locations in Beijing)

Feast (food by EAST) open normal working hours (6am-10.30pm daily). From Feb 18-22 brunch will be served between 11.30am-3pm

Ganges Indian Restaurant open normal working hours (click here for more information regarding their five locations in Beijing)

Great Leap Brewing All three venues open normal working hours #6 Doujiao Hutong (Sun-Thu 2-11pm, Fri-Sat 11-2am), #12 Brewpub (Sun-Thu 11-1am, Fri-Sat 11-2am), and #45 Brewpub (Closed Mon; Tue-Sun 11:30am-11:30pm).

Hatsune open normal working hours (daily 11.30am-2pm, 5.30-10pm)

Home Plate Bar-B-Q open normal working hours (Sanlitun: Sun-Thu 11am-2am, Fri-Sat 11am-3am) / Xiaoyun Lu Daily 11am-10pm)

京A Taproom CLOSED: Feb 8, Feb 16-25

The Local Bar and Grill CLOSED: Feb 18-20. ADJUSTED HOURS: Open from 4pm between Feb 9-28

Middle 8th Restaurant CLOSED: Feb 18-23 (Sanlitun), Feb 19-23 (Zhongguancun)

Migas Restaurant and Lounge CLOSED: Feb 15-25

MODO Urban Deli CLOSED: Feb 19. ADJUSTED HOURS: Open Feb 18 for lunch. Open Feb 20 onwards under normal business hours (8am-10pm)

MOKA Bro's CLOSED: Feb 19 (all locations). ADJUSTED HOURS: Open Feb 18 for lunch (8.30am Sanlitun / 10.30am Solana). Open Feb 20 onwards under normal business hours (8am-10.30pm Sanlitun / 10.30am-10.30pm Solana)

Mosto CLOSED: Feb 19-21. ADJUSTED HOURS: Open Feb 18 for lunch

Q Mex open normal working hours (daily 11am-late)

Slow Boat Brewery Taproom open normal working hours (Tue-Thu 5pm-midnight, Fri 5pm-1am, Sat 2pm-1am, Sun 11.30-10pm)

Sureño CLOSED: Feb 19-20.

Temple Restaurant Beijing CLOSED: Feb 18-22. ADJUSTED HOURS: Feb 23-26 open for dinner hours only (5.30-10.30pm)

Transit CLOSED: Feb 17-25

Tribe Organic CLOSED: Feb 17-25

Xian Bar open normal working hours (daily 5pm-2am)

Photo courtesy Alan Levine

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