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      Address
      390 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Lu

       
      陕西南路390号, 近复兴路

      Phone
      6403 0244


      The Geisha is the latest venue from Collective Concepts, the company behind the Apartment and the Food Central. Much like its namesake, The Geisha has many 'talents' and houses a California-influenced Japanese restaurant on the ground floor, a boutique club on the second floor, and a sake lounge and rooftop terrace on top. Note: Closed Tuesdays during the winter, with the exception of Christmas,...
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    Address
    390 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Lu

     
    陕西南路390号, 近复兴路

    Phone
    6403 0244


    The Geisha is the latest venue from Collective Concepts, the company behind the Apartment and the Food Central. Much like its namesake, The Geisha has many 'talents' and houses a California-influenced Japanese restaurant on the ground floor, a boutique club on the...

    • Address
      Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

       
      永福路5号, 近复兴西路

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      Stalwart of the underground dance music scene, The Shelter provides a forum for both locally-based independent electronic artists and DJs, and new international alternative dance acts. A converted bomb shelter, the club is dark, sweaty, black, loud, and thumping. Virtually every single Shanghai independent promoter has a weekly or monthly party therein, and so music ranges on a given night from...

    Address
    Basement of 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu

     
    永福路5号, 近复兴西路

    Phone


    Stalwart of the underground dance music scene, The Shelter provides a forum for both locally-based independent electronic artists and DJs, and new international alternative dance acts. A converted bomb shelter, the club is dark, sweaty, black, loud, and thumping....

    • Address
      115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

       
      幸福路115号, 近法华镇路

      Phone
      150 0018 2212


      Situated in the middle of Xingfu Lu, Dada is a chilled out lounge/club space, catering to a younger Chinese and expat crowd in a comfortable, pretentious-free environment. It's like a really nice dive bar. Drinks are cheap, there's ample lounge seating, and music varies from night to night depending on whose playing, but expect dance floor friendly House and Electro on most nights. The club...

    Address
    115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu

     
    幸福路115号, 近法华镇路

    Phone
    150 0018 2212


    Situated in the middle of Xingfu Lu, Dada is a chilled out lounge/club space, catering to a younger Chinese and expat crowd in a comfortable, pretentious-free environment. It's like a really nice dive bar. Drinks are cheap, there's ample lounge seating, and music...

    • Address
      Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, near Hua..

       
      香港广场, 淮海中路283号, 近黄陂南路

      Phone
      6288 6222


      One of the most well-known and popular mid-to-high end clubs in Shanghai, M2 caters to the most moneyed and hip segment of the local population, along with a healthy group of expats who embrace "Chinese-style" tables and bottles clubbing. Music rotates between hip hop / mashup, techno, and house on a given night, and the club also hosts a fairly regular stream of Top 100 DJs on special...

    Address
    Hong Kong Plaza, 4/F, 283 Huai Hai Zhong Lu, near...

     
    香港广场, 淮海中路283号, 近黄陂南路

    Phone
    6288 6222


    One of the most well-known and popular mid-to-high end clubs in Shanghai, M2 caters to the most moneyed and hip segment of the local population, along with a healthy group of expats who embrace "Chinese-style" tables and bottles clubbing. Music rotates between hip hop...

    • Address
      2088 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Xianxia Lu

       
      延安西路2088号, 近仙霞路

      Phone
      6082 5511


      Named after the US president to create a bit of buzz in the crowded Shanghai nightlife scene, Obama offers one of the largest and most hyperactive clubbing environments in Shanghai. A huge dancefloor is surrounded by massive TV, Colloseum table seating, private booths galore, glitz, glam, bottles, DJS, and models. It's probably the only thing in Shanghai which approximates a "super club" and if...

    Address
    2088 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Xianxia Lu

     
    延安西路2088号, 近仙霞路

    Phone
    6082 5511


    Named after the US president to create a bit of buzz in the crowded Shanghai nightlife scene, Obama offers one of the largest and most hyperactive clubbing environments in Shanghai. A huge dancefloor is surrounded by massive TV, Colloseum table seating, private booths...

    • Address
      Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang ..

       
      永嘉路570号4号楼, 近岳阳路

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      Lola is a club, lounge, terrace, tapas place -- but mostly that first one. More indebted to the European pedigree of clubbing, Lola forgoes the tables, dice, and top 40 hip hop/mash up character of Chinese clubs for the European concentration on pumping sound systems (by Funktion One), state-of-the-art video installations, and the latest in continental house and techno. Drinks: It's a fairly...

    Address
    Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang...

     
    永嘉路570号4号楼, 近岳阳路

    Phone


    Lola is a club, lounge, terrace, tapas place -- but mostly that first one. More indebted to the European pedigree of clubbing, Lola forgoes the tables, dice, and top 40 hip hop/mash up character of Chinese clubs for the European concentration on pumping sound systems...

    • Address
      46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

       
      岳阳路46号, 近东平路

      Phone
      139 1778 4027


      Hollywood is the Shanghai branch of a popular club in Milan and it draws a steady crowd of Europeans and late-nighters here, too. There's a large dancefloor and the music goes till very late. Many people come here for after-hours partying. Expect to pay standard prices for drinks (around 45-60rmb for mixed drinks, beers etc). Usually it's 100rmb for men to get in after 2am on the weekends, free...

    Address
    46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu

     
    岳阳路46号, 近东平路

    Phone
    139 1778 4027


    Hollywood is the Shanghai branch of a popular club in Milan and it draws a steady crowd of Europeans and late-nighters here, too. There's a large dancefloor and the music goes till very late. Many people come here for after-hours partying. Expect to pay standard prices...

    • Address
      Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing D..

       
      中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼

      Phone
      6339 1199


      Bar Rouge is the most famous club in Shanghai, and sets the standard for Bund nightlife, with its terrace view, classy, sleek interiors and iconic French-Shanghai identity. Bar Rouge kicks off the weekend early with themed parties on Thursdays (see SmSh's Upcoming Listings for details) and always runs early in the morning on Friday and Saturday. A must-visit for out-of-towners sampling the high...

    Address
    Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing...

     
    中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼

    Phone
    6339 1199


    Bar Rouge is the most famous club in Shanghai, and sets the standard for Bund nightlife, with its terrace view, classy, sleek interiors and iconic French-Shanghai identity. Bar Rouge kicks off the weekend early with themed parties on Thursdays (see SmSh's Upcoming...
    • Muse at Park 97 Temporarily closed

      Address
      2A Gaolan Lu, Fuxing Park

       
      皋兰路97号2A, 复兴公园内

      Phone
      5383 2328


      A more laid-back option in the Muse franchise (see also Muse and M2), Muse at Park 97 is a club/lounge in Fuxing Park frequented by a slightly older counterpart of the fashion-conscious set. They do hip hop, house, and electro nights, and lots of specially themed parties, depending on the time of year. It's also a jumping off point to other bars in the Fuxing Park area.
    Muse at Park 97 Temporarily closed

    Address
    2A Gaolan Lu, Fuxing Park

     
    皋兰路97号2A, 复兴公园内

    Phone
    5383 2328


    A more laid-back option in the Muse franchise (see also Muse and M2), Muse at Park 97 is a club/lounge in Fuxing Park frequented by a slightly older counterpart of the fashion-conscious set. They do hip hop, house, and electro nights, and lots of specially themed...

    • Address
      76 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Yuanmingyuan Lu

       
      南苏州路76号, 近圆明园路

      Phone
      6052 7171


      Two-story bar and club in a really attractive historic house at the top of the Bund. Ground floor is the bar, with an expansive list of cocktails starting at around 70rmb. Upstairs there's a club with a dancefloor, though most of the space is given to tables and sofas. The whole place is very pink and over the top in quite a fun, kitsch way. The interior was designed by a Japanese photographer...

    Address
    76 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Yuanmingyuan Lu

     
    南苏州路76号, 近圆明园路

    Phone
    6052 7171


    Two-story bar and club in a really attractive historic house at the top of the Bund. Ground floor is the bar, with an expansive list of cocktails starting at around 70rmb. Upstairs there's a club with a dancefloor, though most of the space is given to tables and sofas....


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