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    • This little Spanish restaurant does buy-one-get-one on 500ml Tiger draft beers for 35rmb. House red/white wine is 30rmb buy-one-get-one, and they sling tapas for 20rmb each. Goes from 4-8pm Mon-Fri.
      La Reina No.3, 764 Changle Lu, near Fumin Lu
    This little Spanish restaurant does buy-one-get-one on 500ml Tiger draft beers for 35rmb. House red/white wine is 30rmb buy-one-get-one, and they sling tapas for 20rmb each. Goes from 4-8pm Mon-Fri.
    Every Mon-Fri at La Reina
 
    • Every day at Masse billiard hall on Jinxian Lu, all drinks are two for one. Premium pours are discounted by 30%. Mon–Sat, 5-8pm. Sun, 2–8pm.
      Masse 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every day at Masse billiard hall on Jinxian Lu, all drinks are two for one. Premium pours are discounted by 30%. Mon–Sat, 5-8pm. Sun, 2–8pm.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Masse
 
    • House red/white wine for 25rmb a glass from 3–7pm every day at this Yongkang wine bar. They've got Italian food for for sale too. Simple enough.
      Just Grapes (Yongkang Lu) 41 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu
    House red/white wine for 25rmb a glass from 3–7pm every day at this Yongkang wine bar. They've got Italian food for for sale too. Simple enough.
    Daily at Just Grapes (Yongkang Lu)
 
    • Sundays to Thursdays, Bar Kiss features happy hour deals of 25rmb-large tiger beer draft, 35rmb-quesadilla and 45rmb-9inch pizza from 6pm-9pm.
      Bar Kiss 457 Wanhangdu Lu, near Zhenning Lu
    Sundays to Thursdays, Bar Kiss features happy hour deals of 25rmb-large tiger beer draft, 35rmb-quesadilla and 45rmb-9inch pizza from 6pm-9pm.
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun at Bar Kiss
 
    • This is the gay party to hit up on Wednesdays, brought to you by the HUNT crew. They've got a buy-one-get-one happy hour until midnight, which includes Whisky Sours, Papas, Blue Carafinas, Cosmos, Lola Bloody Marys, Sexy Bodies, house wine, beer, and standard cocktails. ​Drinks are strong. Free entry, starts at 10pm and goes late.
      Lola Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu

    This is the gay party to hit up on Wednesdays, brought to you by the HUNT crew. They've got a buy-one-get-one happy hour until midnight, which includes Whisky Sours, Papas, Blue Carafinas, Cosmos, Lola Bloody Marys, Sexy Bodies, house...
    Every Wed until Dec 1 at Lola

 
    • Every day from 5-7pm, this Italian restaurant in the IFC does a deal where 48rmb gets you one drink and some capapés.
      Isola IFC Pudong, 4/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
    Every day from 5-7pm, this Italian restaurant in the IFC does a deal where 48rmb gets you one drink and some capapés.
    Daily at Isola
 
    • Every day from 11am-7pm, this German brewpub in Hongkou does buy-one-get-one on their lager, wheat and dark beers. Offer applies to all beer sizes.
      Dreikronen 1308 Brauhaus 1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu
    Every day from 11am-7pm, this German brewpub in Hongkou does buy-one-get-one on their lager, wheat and dark beers. Offer applies to all beer sizes.
    Daily until Apr 1 at Dreikronen 1308 Brauhaus
 
    • Every day from 5-7pm, Roman restaurant Palatino does half off beer and cocktails. Wines by the glass start at 25rmb.
      Palatino No 7, 434 Changle Lu, near Maoming Lu
    Every day from 5-7pm, Roman restaurant Palatino does half off beer and cocktails. Wines by the glass start at 25rmb.
    Daily at Palatino
 
  • The Spot on Tongren Lu's happy hour is daily from noon to 8pm. 25rmb on standard drinks. 30% off on other drinks.
    Daily at The Spot
 
  • Every Monday through Saturday at Maison Camus in Shanghai Centre select cocktails are buy one get one free.
    Daily at Maison Camus
 
  • Every Monday to Friday from 5–8pm does buy-one-get-one on Italian house wines, beer and house spirits.
    Every Mon-Fri at Grappa's
 
    • Happy hour at Rhumerie Bounty rum bar happens every day from 6-9pm. Beers and cocktails are 50% off. Planteur pitchers are half off. Bottles of Mumm Cordon Rouge are 400rmb or 60rmb per glass. Wings are 3rmb a piece.
      Rhumerie Bounty (Yongfu Lu) 1/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Happy hour at Rhumerie Bounty rum bar happens every day from 6-9pm. Beers and cocktails are 50% off. Planteur pitchers are half off. Bottles of Mumm Cordon Rouge are 400rmb or 60rmb per glass. Wings are 3rmb a piece.
    Daily at Rhumerie Bounty (Yongfu Lu)
 
    • Industrial chic/Shanghai villa style T8 restaurant and bar in Xintiandi has a daily happy hour deal for Stella Artois Draft beer from 5pm until 7pm. Prices starting from 30rmb.
      T8 Xintiandi, North Block, Lane 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu
    Industrial chic/Shanghai villa style T8 restaurant and bar in Xintiandi has a daily happy hour deal for Stella Artois Draft beer from 5pm until 7pm. Prices starting from 30rmb.
    Daily at T8
 
    • Every day from 4-8pm The Camel Sports Bar serves happy hour drinks all for 25rmb. Drinks include Stella Artois, Carlsberg, VB, Pure Blonde, Heineken, Budweiser, Tsingtao plus selected cocktails and house spirits.
      The Camel (Pudong) 116 Weifang Xi Lu, near Pudong Nan Lu
    Every day from 4-8pm The Camel Sports Bar serves happy hour drinks all for 25rmb. Drinks include Stella Artois, Carlsberg, VB, Pure Blonde, Heineken, Budweiser, Tsingtao plus selected cocktails and house spirits.
    Daily at The Camel (Pudong)
 
    • Every day from 2 to 7pm, Belgian Beer Cafe Leuven has buy-one-get-one-free deal on selected draft beers. Prices range from: 48-60rmb.
      Belgian Beer Cafe Leuven Kerry Centre Jing'An, E1-09, E2-08, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu Store Entrance on Tongren Lu
    Every day from 2 to 7pm, Belgian Beer Cafe Leuven has buy-one-get-one-free deal on selected draft beers. Prices range from: 48-60rmb.
    Daily at Belgian Beer Cafe Leuven
 
 
  • Every Mon–Fri from 5–8pm at Bar Gatsby whiskey lounge get two draft beers for 30rmb or two cocktails for 50rmb.
    Daily at Bar Gatsby
 
    • Happy hour at Boxing Cat Brewery is Monday through Thursday from 5-8pm, and Friday through Sunday from 3-8pm with 35rmb pints and 100rmb pitchers of microbrewed beer.
      Boxing Cat Brewery (Yongfu Lu) 82 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu
    Happy hour at Boxing Cat Brewery is Monday through Thursday from 5-8pm, and Friday through Sunday from 3-8pm with 35rmb pints and 100rmb pitchers of microbrewed beer.
    Daily at Boxing Cat Brewery (Yongfu Lu)
 
    • Every Thursday from 4pm to 8pm, the Camel Sports Bar serves a range of happy hour drink specials for 30rmb. Drinks include Stella Artois, Carlsberg, VB, Pure Blonde, Heineken, Budweiser, Tsingtao and selected cocktails and house spirits.
      The Camel 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

    Every Thursday from 4pm to 8pm, the Camel Sports Bar serves a range of happy hour drink specials for 30rmb. Drinks include Stella Artois, Carlsberg, VB, Pure Blonde, Heineken, Budweiser, Tsingtao and selected cocktails and house spirits.
    Every Thu at The Camel

 
    • Happy hour at Boxing Cat Brewery is Mon through Thursday from 5-8pm, and Friday through Sunday from 3-8PM. 35rmb pints and 100rmb pitchers of microbrewed beer.
      Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions) Sinan Mansions, Unit 26A, 519 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu
    Happy hour at Boxing Cat Brewery is Mon through Thursday from 5-8pm, and Friday through Sunday from 3-8PM. 35rmb pints and 100rmb pitchers of microbrewed beer.
    Daily at Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)
 
    • Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough environment.
      Blue Frog (SWFC) Shanghai World Financial Center, B/F, 100 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu
    Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Frog (SWFC)
 
    • Blue Marlin is an adequate Western restaurant in Thumb Plaza. They do a daily half-priced happy hour from 2-8pm. That's on beer, wine and some cocktails. Not bad if you work in the area. It's not really a place you'd fight your way to, but if you're in the area and want a Western place with sports on the TV and American food, there you go.
      Blue Marlin (Thumb Plaza) No. 17, 199 Fangdian Lu, near Dingxiang Lu
    Blue Marlin is an adequate Western restaurant in Thumb Plaza. They do a daily half-priced happy hour from 2-8pm. That's on beer, wine and some cocktails. Not bad if you work in the area. It's not really a place you'd fight your way to, but...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Marlin (Thumb Plaza)
 
    • This is Eduardo Vargas flagship Azul scaled down and squeezed into a small space in K11 Art Mall. Food is Mediterranean appetizers like hummus, Southeast Asia-inspired salads, and Peruvian chifa staples like lomo saltado. They also have a daily happy hour, two for one on all beer, wine and cocktails by the glass. They say it's half priced, but it's probably two-for-one, most restauranteurs and bar owners seem to have a problem differentiating between these two when it comes to advertising deals versus honoring them. Anyway, it works 10am-6pm daily, including weekends.
      Azul Urban K11 Art Mall, 4/F, 300 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
    This is Eduardo Vargas flagship Azul scaled down and squeezed into a small space in K11 Art Mall. Food is Mediterranean appetizers like hummus, Southeast Asia-inspired salads, and Peruvian chifa staples like lomo saltado. They also have a...
    Daily at Azul Urban
 
    • This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor and excellent prices on drinks. They're loud, busy but smoke-free. All three come highly recommended.
      Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Dagu Lu) 386 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Lu
    This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor...
    Daily at Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Dagu Lu)
 
    • This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor and excellent prices on drinks. They're loud, busy but smoke-free. All three come highly recommended.
      Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Wuding Lu) 1085 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu
    This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Wuding Lu)
 
    • Buy one get one free on all the homebrew at this delicious microbrewery inside the Kerry Pudong. It runs from 4-8pm. There's not much else in this area, so if you live around there, you're probably already hitting this. If you're a visitor, the BREW is a nice, large microbrewery in a hotel that serves up about six different beers at a time.
      The BREW The Kerry Hotel, 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu
    Buy one get one free on all the homebrew at this delicious microbrewery inside the Kerry Pudong. It runs from 4-8pm. There's not much else in this area, so if you live around there, you're probably already hitting this. If you're a...
    Daily until Dec 1 at The BREW
 
    • Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough environment.
      Blue Frog (Jinqiao) Green Sports & Leisure Center, R3-633 Biyun Lu, near Yunshan Lu
    Blue Frog has a daily deal, 4-8pm: buy one get one free. For this neighborhood, that's a solid bet. The drinks and decor aren't going to startle you or re-write the playbook, but you'll get your drinks half priced and a friendly enough...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Blue Frog (Jinqiao)
 
    • This is a nice old live music venue near the Bund. They have daily jazz and blues shows, which are free to watch. They do food and decent drinks, for which you pay a premium, but from 4-8pm every day all the house beers, wines and soft drinks are half price.
      House of Blues and Jazz 60 Fuzhou Lu, near the Bund
    This is a nice old live music venue near the Bund. They have daily jazz and blues shows, which are free to watch. They do food and decent drinks, for which you pay a premium, but from 4-8pm every day all the house beers, wines and soft...
    Daily until Dec 1 at House of Blues and Jazz
 
    • One of the nicest hotels in Shanghai, if you like that high-end, minimal design thing (we do, and this place kills it). They also have a good happy hour, daily from 6-8pm, which sees Asahi, Tsingtao (draft), selected wines, cosmopolitans, whisky sours and amaretto sours all 40rmb a glass. Those cocktails might change with the seasons but the deal remains. The prices double after 8pm. This deal is good in the lobby level bar, which is a cool space.
      The Waterhouse The Cool Docks, 1-3 Maojiayuan Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu
    One of the nicest hotels in Shanghai, if you like that high-end, minimal design thing (we do, and this place kills it). They also have a good happy hour, daily from 6-8pm, which sees Asahi, Tsingtao (draft), selected wines, cosmopolitans,...
    Daily until Dec 1 at The Waterhouse
 
    • Happy hour goes from 5:30-8pm and sees prices slashed on beer, house wine, mixed drinks and selected cocktails. Prices are around 38rmb for wine, 30rmb for mixed drinks, 48rmb for cocktails and beer from 20rmb. This is a really nice Spanish lounge that serves high-grade tapas and ham. Tasty little place for sure.
      Pata Negra 1/F, 913 Julu Lu, near Changshu Lu
    Happy hour goes from 5:30-8pm and sees prices slashed on beer, house wine, mixed drinks and selected cocktails. Prices are around 38rmb for wine, 30rmb for mixed drinks, 48rmb for cocktails and beer from 20rmb. This is a really nice...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Pata Negra
 
    • This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of the customers are regulars because they go back again and again for Cotton Ding's hospitality.
      Cotton's (Anting Lu) 132 Anting Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu
    This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of...
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 1 at Cotton's (Anting Lu)
 
    • This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of the customers are regulars because they go back again and again for Cotton Ding's hospitality.
      Cotton's (Xinhua Lu) 294 Xinhua Lu, near Dingxi Lu
    This happy hour's been running almost since the Cultural Revolution started. It's Monday-Friday, 4pm-8pm: buy one get one free on all house drinks. Lovely bar that mixes decent food with reasonably priced booze and friendly staff. Most of...
    Every Mon-Fri until Dec 1 at Cotton's (Xinhua Lu)
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended.
      BnC (Xikang Lu) 685 Xikang Lu, near Changping Lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at BnC (Xikang Lu)
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended. This one's really small but friendly. The decor is cramped and basic, Christmas tree lights and tinsel up round-year, but it's a super-friendly spot and the prices are right.
      BnC2 320 Xinfeng lu, near Shanxi Bei lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at BnC2
 
    • This restaurant does a late-night happy hour that's worth remembering if you're out on Donghu Lu: every day from 10pm-late, half price on selected beers, chardonnay and martinis. The restaurant is colorful, busy and serves laowai-friendly Sichuan food.
      Sichuan Citizen 30 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu
    This restaurant does a late-night happy hour that's worth remembering if you're out on Donghu Lu: every day from 10pm-late, half price on selected beers, chardonnay and martinis. The restaurant is colorful, busy and serves laowai-friendly...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Sichuan Citizen
 
    • It's good to see a decent happy hour at a hotel bar -- many don't do them, especially a high-end hotel like this. Daily from 6-8pm you get two-for-one on selected cocktails. This is one of the bars inside Shanghai's most historic hotel, an art deco palace that has been beautifully restored by Fairmont. Cin Cin is big on cigars and whisky.
      Cin Cin Fairmont Peace Hotel, Mezzanine 20 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
    It's good to see a decent happy hour at a hotel bar -- many don't do them, especially a high-end hotel like this. Daily from 6-8pm you get two-for-one on selected cocktails. This is one of the bars inside Shanghai's most historic hotel, an...
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat until Dec 1 at Cin Cin
 
    • Dakota is a western restaurant with a very popular club in the back. The restaurant is good for lunches, has a modern design and draws a few after-work drinkers to its happy, which gets you two-for-one deals on draft beer, house wine and standard pours, 5-8pm, Monday to Friday.
      Dakota 38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
    Dakota is a western restaurant with a very popular club in the back. The restaurant is good for lunches, has a modern design and draws a few after-work drinkers to its happy, which gets you two-for-one deals on draft beer, house wine and...
    Daily until Dec 1 at Dakota
 
    • Brownstone has a daily happy hour, 4-8pm, Monday to Saturday. Buy any drink and get a free refill. Brownstone is a dim but quite cozy lounge in Surpass Court, which it shares with a high-end Japanese bar, a Spanish-run nightclub, one of the city's best art galleries and a few other nice little stores. In the summer they have a lot of outdoor seating.
      Brownstone Surpass Court, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
    Brownstone has a daily happy hour, 4-8pm, Monday to Saturday. Buy any drink and get a free refill. Brownstone is a dim but quite cozy lounge in Surpass Court, which it shares with a high-end Japanese bar, a Spanish-run nightclub, one of...
    Every Mon-Sat at Brownstone
 
    • This pan-sexual bar has a daily happy hour deal: 6-10pm every day guests get two-for-one Stella, house wine and Sailor Jerry rum mixed drinks. They also have a decent and inexpensive food menu. Later in the night, after 10pm, the venue becomes either a live music house, a gay bar or a DJ bar, depending on the day. Usually it's a smurge of all three of those things. Fun place.
      390 Panyu Lu 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
    This pan-sexual bar has a daily happy hour deal: 6-10pm every day guests get two-for-one Stella, house wine and Sailor Jerry rum mixed drinks. They also have a decent and inexpensive food menu. Later in the night, after 10pm, the venue...
    Daily until Dec 1 at 390 Panyu Lu
 
    • Happy hour at this Hongmei Lu sports bar goes from 5-8pm daily. Special prices on all beer, mixed drinks, cocktails and bottles. For snacks they have Brazilian BBQ, French and Japanese food and a pool table to keep you busy.
      Hideout Bar 3030 Yan'an Xi Lu, Corner of Hongmei Lu, Located behind Pearl City.
    Happy hour at this Hongmei Lu sports bar goes from 5-8pm daily. Special prices on all beer, mixed drinks, cocktails and bottles. For snacks they have Brazilian BBQ, French and Japanese food and a pool table to keep you busy.
    Daily until Dec 1 at Hideout Bar
 
    • Not a fan of hump day? Neither are we. But Wednesdays sound relatively survivable when you can enjoy 2 for 1 martini deals at the Apartment. Open terrace available. Every Wednesday; 8pm to midnight.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Not a fan of hump day? Neither are we. But Wednesdays sound relatively survivable when you can enjoy 2 for 1 martini deals at the Apartment. Open terrace available. Every Wednesday; 8pm to midnight.
    Every Wed at The Apartment
 
    • Banyan's TOPS open-rooftop bar overlooking the Huangpu River will be offering a happy hour and tapas hour deal where 200rmb will get you free flow cocktails and specialty tapas. Offer is valid from Sundays to Tuesdays at 6-7:30pm.
      Tops Banyan Tree on the Bund, 13/F, 19 Gongping Lu, near Haiping Lu

    Banyan's TOPS open-rooftop bar overlooking the Huangpu River will be offering a happy hour and tapas hour deal where 200rmb will get you free flow cocktails and specialty tapas. Offer is valid from Sundays to Tuesdays at 6-7:30pm.
    Every Mon, Tue, Sun at Tops

 
    • G&G is hosting a hump day special every week where all teachers can receive happy hour specials throughout the night. Music will be provided along with cheap drinks and good food. Cover is free.
      G&G The Loft, Bldg 2, 283 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Jiashan Lu
    G&G is hosting a hump day special every week where all teachers can receive happy hour specials throughout the night. Music will be provided along with cheap drinks and good food. Cover is free.
    Every Wed at G&G
 
    • 10 Corso Como's top floor does aperitivo every Friday night from 6.30-10.30pm. Choose one of their select cocktails for 98rmb, and it comes accompanied with Italian appetizers. Corso Como is a beautiful Italian multi-brand store that sells mens and womenswear, furniture and stuff for an ideal home. It's expensive but swanky. Expect to meet similarly fabulous people at these aperitivos.
      10 Corso Como Wheelock Square, North Annex, 1717 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
    10 Corso Como's top floor does aperitivo every Friday night from 6.30-10.30pm. Choose one of their select cocktails for 98rmb, and it comes accompanied with Italian appetizers. Corso Como is a beautiful Italian multi-brand store that sells...
    Every Fri at 10 Corso Como
 
    • Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly recommended. The decor is plain but the smiles keep coming.
      BnC Tina's 925 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Changping Lu
    Excellent bar, perhaps the most friendly in town, run by a couple of awesome young Chinese girls who now have three of them, all in this area. The happy hour works at all of them, two for one house drinks until 8pm every day. Highly...
    Daily until Dec 2 at BnC Tina's
 
    • Happy hour happens daily at Pata Negra Spanish ham bar and tapas lounge. From 6–8pm, you can get 28rmb Tsing Taos, 30rmb house pours, 38rmb wine, 48rmb cocktails.
      Pata Negra 1/F, 913 Julu Lu, near Changshu Lu
    Happy hour happens daily at Pata Negra Spanish ham bar and tapas lounge. From 6–8pm, you can get 28rmb Tsing Taos, 30rmb house pours, 38rmb wine, 48rmb cocktails.
    Daily at Pata Negra
 
    • Every Friday and Saturday it's buy one get one free on Maya's top 10 cocktails and selected beers, or buy two pitchers get one free for margaritas and sangria. 10:30pm-close. Really nice Mexican restaurant in a compound on Julu Lu. Excellent option for a late-night drink and maybe some snacks.
      Maya Grand Plaza Club House, 2/F, 568 Julu Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
    Every Friday and Saturday it's buy one get one free on Maya's top 10 cocktails and selected beers, or buy two pitchers get one free for margaritas and sangria. 10:30pm-close. Really nice Mexican restaurant in a compound on Julu Lu....
    Every Fri, Sat until Dec 1 at Maya
 
    • All the house beers at the age-old microbrewery are half price between 4pm and 7pm daily. The beers are legendarily expensive, so this is really the time to go, when the prices are halved and fall broadly in line with the rest of the city. The location of this Paulaner is good, however, looking out over the river toward the Bund. For that reason it's popular with visitors.
      Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang) Riverside Promenade, Binjiang Da Dao
    All the house beers at the age-old microbrewery are half price between 4pm and 7pm daily. The beers are legendarily expensive, so this is really the time to go, when the prices are halved and fall broadly in line with the rest of the city....
    Daily until Dec 31 at Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang)
 
    • Wednesday at this high-end house of wine sees five labels on a free-flow tip for 90 minutes, 6:30-8pm. It's 148rmb to get in and try them all. This is a huge and lavish destination for wine-lovers on the Bund. Great views, tasteful interiors and a massive selection of bottles to drink there or take home.
      Roosevelt Wine Cellar The House of Roosevelt, 2/F, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
    Wednesday at this high-end house of wine sees five labels on a free-flow tip for 90 minutes, 6:30-8pm. It's 148rmb to get in and try them all. This is a huge and lavish destination for wine-lovers on the Bund. Great views, tasteful...
    Every Wed at Roosevelt Wine Cellar
 
    • Big E has a big karaoke set up and they're slinging two-for-one booze to get everyone warmed up and warbling. Every Wednesday night, it's two-for-one drinks all night. And from 7pm till 11pm everybody who sings a song on stage gets a free shot from the bar. Could be messy.
      Big E World Plaza, B2/F, 855 Pudong Nan Lu, near Dongchang Lu
    Big E has a big karaoke set up and they're slinging two-for-one booze to get everyone warmed up and warbling. Every Wednesday night, it's two-for-one drinks all night. And from 7pm till 11pm everybody who sings a song on stage gets a free...
    Every Wed until Dec 31 at Big E
 
    • Every Monday through Friday at Boulevard does a nightly happy hour from 6–8pm. House wine and draft beer are 40rmb a pop.
      The Boulevard 7/F, 10 Baoqing Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
    Every Monday through Friday at Boulevard does a nightly happy hour from 6–8pm. House wine and draft beer are 40rmb a pop.
    Every Mon-Fri at The Boulevard
 
    • Selected cocktails, beer and sangria are discounted to 28rmb and up, from 5-7pm, Tuesday to Saturday. That's a great deal for this restaurant, which is one of the best to open in 2013 in Shanghai. The interior is modern and stylish, the food is high-tech but highly tasty -- small plates of creative European cuisine. Highly recommended, especially at happy hour prices.
      The Commune Social 511 Jiangning Lu, near Kangding Lu
    Selected cocktails, beer and sangria are discounted to 28rmb and up, from 5-7pm, Tuesday to Saturday. That's a great deal for this restaurant, which is one of the best to open in 2013 in Shanghai. The interior is modern and stylish, the...
    Every Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat until Dec 31 at The Commune Social
 
    • Daily happy hour at both Patachon locations from 5-9pm. 68rmb for either two martinis, two 1664 Kronenbourg draught beers or two glasses of wine. That's a really good deal on those drinks, and for a decent range of time. These bars are comfortable but smart French bistros that do some good food, too.
      Patachon (Mengzi Lu) 207 Mengzi Lu, near Liyuan Lu
    Daily happy hour at both Patachon locations from 5-9pm. 68rmb for either two martinis, two 1664 Kronenbourg draught beers or two glasses of wine. That's a really good deal on those drinks, and for a decent range of time. These bars are...
    Daily at Patachon (Mengzi Lu)
 
    • Every day from 5-9pm at Lost in Shanghai it's "Lost Hour." For four hours, when you buy a drink you can get a second one of equal or lesser value for free. Excludes bottles.
      Lost in Shanghai 388 Dagu Lu, near Chengdu Bei Lu
    Every day from 5-9pm at Lost in Shanghai it's "Lost Hour." For four hours, when you buy a drink you can get a second one of equal or lesser value for free. Excludes bottles.
    Daily at Lost in Shanghai
 
  • Buy one beer or glass of wine and get the next one for free at IEins Bistro & Lounge's happy hour. Goes from 5pm to 8pm every Tuesday and Thursday. Contact 6157-1688 or email reservations.shanghaisuits@kepinski.com for questions and...
    Every Tue, Thu at IEins Bistro & Lounge
 
    • Every Sunday Paris Tour hosts John Jam Session. John Shanghai presents live music performances from local and international artists between 8pm and 2am. In addition, by one get one free on wine, Tiger beer, g&ts, rum & cokes from 5.30-8.30pm. Food menu is available until 1am.
      Paris Tour 99 Yandang Lu, near Nanchang Lu
    Every Sunday Paris Tour hosts John Jam Session. John Shanghai presents live music performances from local and international artists between 8pm and 2am. In addition, by one get one free on wine, Tiger beer, g&ts, rum & cokes from...
    Every Sun at Paris Tour
 
    • Every Monday through Thursday from 2pm-6pm and Friday to Sunday from 12am-late, X Club laser tag bar offers a 50% discount off all laser tag games. Each game of laser tag is only 25rmb per person.
      X Club B/1, 366 Zhaojiabang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu
    Every Monday through Thursday from 2pm-6pm and Friday to Sunday from 12am-late, X Club laser tag bar offers a 50% discount off all laser tag games. Each game of laser tag is only 25rmb per person.
    Daily at X Club
 
    • Special discounted prices on beers and cocktails from 2pm-8pm on Weekdays: Hand-crafted Microbrewed Beers (all brewed onsite) from 20rmb, Cocktails from 25rmb, Shooters from 22rmb.
      Shanghai Brewery (Hengshan Lu) 15 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu
    Special discounted prices on beers and cocktails from 2pm-8pm on Weekdays: Hand-crafted Microbrewed Beers (all brewed onsite) from 20rmb, Cocktails from 25rmb, Shooters from 22rmb.
    Every Mon-Fri at Shanghai Brewery (Hengshan Lu)
 
    • Two-for-one house spirits, house wine and beer from 2-8pm Monday to Friday. The Apartment is a hugely popular bar with two floors and a roof terrace. It draws a dressy crowd looking for a night out and some fun. At weekends it can get rammed, but in the afternoon it's a pleasant spot. DJs play nightly.
      The Apartment 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
    Two-for-one house spirits, house wine and beer from 2-8pm Monday to Friday. The Apartment is a hugely popular bar with two floors and a roof terrace. It draws a dressy crowd looking for a night out and some fun. At weekends it can get...
    Every Mon-Fri at The Apartment
 
    • Zapata's Happy Hour is every Monday through Friday, 5-8pm. Appetizers are 50% off. Standard drinks, including margaritas and mojitos are 50% off, too. This is a long-running bar on Hengshan Lu. It's next to Sasha's and part of the same group. Nice outside seating though inside the place is a bit more down-at-heel. Food is Tex-Mex.
      Zapata's 5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu

    Zapata's Happy Hour is every Monday through Friday, 5-8pm. Appetizers are 50% off. Standard drinks, including margaritas and mojitos are 50% off, too. This is a long-running bar on Hengshan Lu. It's next to Sasha's and part of the same...
    Every Mon-Fri at Zapata's

 
    • Every Tuesday, Brownstone has two-for-one canapes and snacks drink purchase, 6pm-midnight. Not a bad little bonus if you're looking for a Tuesday night place to flop. Brownstone is a dim but quite cozy lounge in Surpass Court, which it shares with a high-end Japanese bar, a Spanish-run nightclub, one of the city's best art galleries and a few other nice little stores. In the summer they have a lot of outdoor seating.
      Brownstone Surpass Court, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
    Every Tuesday, Brownstone has two-for-one canapes and snacks drink purchase, 6pm-midnight. Not a bad little bonus if you're looking for a Tuesday night place to flop. Brownstone is a dim but quite cozy lounge in Surpass Court, which it...
    Every Tue at Brownstone
 
    • Every evening at Kartel wine bar and cocktail lounge, happy hour is from 6-8pm, Ricard pastis is 25rmb, draft beers are 25rmb, Red and white wine are 25rmb per glass, and Aperol spritz is 30rmb. This is an attractive wine bar and bistro on Xiangyang Lu. The interior -- and the excellent terrace -- is much nicer than it would seem from outside. This is an excellent deal for those in the area after work.
      Kartel 5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu
    Every evening at Kartel wine bar and cocktail lounge, happy hour is from 6-8pm, Ricard pastis is 25rmb, draft beers are 25rmb, Red and white wine are 25rmb per glass, and Aperol spritz is 30rmb. This is an attractive wine bar and bistro on...
    Daily at Kartel
 
    • XUAN’s extending its happy hour to make it the longest—and happiest—in town. Between 5-10pm you can get their usual two-for-one deal on all their drinks.
      Xuan Andaz Shanghai, 1/F, 88 Songshan Lu, near Taicang Lu
    XUAN’s extending its happy hour to make it the longest—and happiest—in town. Between 5-10pm you can get their usual two-for-one deal on all their drinks.
    Daily at Xuan
 
    • Everyone gets free drinks and bites at Xuan Night. Ladies get free-flow signature cocktails and men get their first two beers for free. Be sure to get in early for a table.
      Xuan Andaz Shanghai, 1/F, 88 Songshan Lu, near Taicang Lu
    Everyone gets free drinks and bites at Xuan Night. Ladies get free-flow signature cocktails and men get their first two beers for free. Be sure to get in early for a table.
    Every Thu at Xuan
 
    • Happy Hour at CA Club is every night from 6–9. Buy one cocktail get one free. Complimentary snacks, too.
      CA Club Xintiandi, North Block, 181 Taicang Lu, near Huangpi Lu
    Happy Hour at CA Club is every night from 6–9. Buy one cocktail get one free. Complimentary snacks, too.
    Daily at CA Club
 
    • Shanghai Brewery is offering special happy hour prices on a variety of drinks including some of their own hand-crafted microbrews (all brewed on-site) for only 22rmb. Other beers, cocktails, and house wines available for 20, 30 and 36rmb respectively. Every Mon-Fri 2-8pm. Sat-Sun 4-8pm.
      Shanghai Brewery (Hongmei Lu) Hongmei Entertainment Street, 21 C, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan'an Lu
    Shanghai Brewery is offering special happy hour prices on a variety of drinks including some of their own hand-crafted microbrews (all brewed on-site) for only 22rmb. Other beers, cocktails, and house wines available for 20, 30 and 36rmb...
    Daily at Shanghai Brewery (Hongmei Lu)
 
    • Every Sunday through Friday at De Refter select draft beers like Leffe, La Chouffe, Stella Artois and Chimay are available for 30rmb from 4-8pm. De Refter is a Belgian beer bar on an attractive street. It's a good option for some after work suds or those who cruise higher gravity booze.
      De Refter 181 Jinxian Lu, near Maoming Lu
    Every Sunday through Friday at De Refter select draft beers like Leffe, La Chouffe, Stella Artois and Chimay are available for 30rmb from 4-8pm. De Refter is a Belgian beer bar on an attractive street. It's a good option for some after...
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun at De Refter
 
    • This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor and excellent prices on drinks. They're loud, busy but smoke-free. All three come highly recommended.
      Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Yongkang Lu) 54-56 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu
    This is still one of the best happy hours in town. Daily, 4-8pm, beers and wine are up for grabs with beers from 15rmb a glass, wine from 20rmb, or Pastis for 10rmb. There are three of these bars in Shanghai, all with tasteful French decor...
    Daily at Le Cafe des Stagiaires (Yongkang Lu)
 
    • From 4:30pm to 4am, draft beer is two-for-one. I think the price is 25rmb a glass. Used to be. So that's two for one all the time until the end of the year. Get in. Get pissed. We love you Scorby.
      Windows Scoreboard 11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
    From 4:30pm to 4am, draft beer is two-for-one. I think the price is 25rmb a glass. Used to be. So that's two for one all the time until the end of the year. Get in. Get pissed. We love you Scorby.
    Daily until Dec 31 at Windows Scoreboard
 
    • Not a bad deal considering how high-end this place. Cloud 9 in the Jin Mao Tower has a buy-one-get-one-free deal every week day from 5-7pm on selected drinks. Sometimes they have some up-close magic, a fortune teller and music from DJ Daniel. Put all that together and it's worth making the trip up into this majestic hotel.
      Cloud 9 Grand Hyatt, Jin Mao Tower, 87/F, 88 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu

    Not a bad deal considering how high-end this place. Cloud 9 in the Jin Mao Tower has a buy-one-get-one-free deal every week day from 5-7pm on selected drinks. Sometimes they have some up-close magic, a fortune teller and music from DJ...
    Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu at Cloud 9

 
    • Every day at Barbarossa in People's Park from 2.30–6.30pm select beers, wines, martinis and other classic cocktails are all half off. The deal is valid at the second floor bar and lounge only. This is a really nice place to sit out when they weather is nice, especially for those visiting Shanghai.
      Barbarossa Inside People's Park, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu (Entrance between Starbucks and Shanghai Art Museum)
    Every day at Barbarossa in People's Park from 2.30–6.30pm select beers, wines, martinis and other classic cocktails are all half off. The deal is valid at the second floor bar and lounge only. This is a really nice place to sit out when...
    Daily at Barbarossa
 
    • We love this friendly bar in Tianzifang. It's been there ages and expanded over the years from a little nook to four-floors, spilling out over an old Chinese house. Anyhoo, head down any day for afternoon drinks and beer and cocktails are buy one get one free. That lasts 5-8pm daily. You'll always get a warm welcome from the owner, Amay.
      Bell Bar Tianzifang, Lane 248 Taikang Lu, near Sinan Lu

    We love this friendly bar in Tianzifang. It's been there ages and expanded over the years from a little nook to four-floors, spilling out over an old Chinese house. Anyhoo, head down any day for afternoon drinks and beer and cocktails are...
    Daily at Bell Bar

 
    • Arguably one of the best happy hours in town, Morton's The Steakhouse in the IFC Mall mixes their famous MORtinis garnished with their house blue cheese-stuffed olives, Cosmos, Appletinis, etc. for only 45rmb. Along with that, unlimited helpings of filet mignon sandwiches. Every Monday-Friday 5-7pm.
      Morton's The Steakhouse IFC Pudong, 4/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu

    Arguably one of the best happy hours in town, Morton's The Steakhouse in the IFC Mall mixes their famous MORtinis garnished with their house blue cheese-stuffed olives, Cosmos, Appletinis, etc. for only 45rmb. Along with that, unlimited...
    Every Mon-Fri at Morton's The Steakhouse

 
    • Shanghai's party-down institution Zapata's hosts a daily happy hour deal from 5pm - 8pm. Coronas, draft beer, margaritas, mojitos and soft drinks. All half price. The bar is Mexican-themed, and draws a healthy crowd of older guys, on-a-package expats and young local girls... What could possibly go wrong?
      Zapata's 5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu
    Shanghai's party-down institution Zapata's hosts a daily happy hour deal from 5pm - 8pm. Coronas, draft beer, margaritas, mojitos and soft drinks. All half price. The bar is Mexican-themed, and draws a healthy crowd of older guys,...
    Every Mon-Fri at Zapata's

Oct 25

Ramon Tapia 2014

Dutch and Chilean by blood, Belgian by birth, prolific DJ/Producer Ramon Tapia brings his slower, sexier brand of techno to the decks at Arkham.

Oct 24-25

Orphée et Eurydice 2014

The Ballet National de Marseille brings a dance version of Gluck's classic opera Orphée et Eurydice to Shanghai, directed by Frédéric Flamand.

Oct 25-26

Giselle 2014

Some call Giselle "the Hamlet of ballet." It originally premiered in 1841, and now the Dutch National Ballet brings its 21st Century version to Shanghai at the Lyric theatre.


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