The latest technological advance in SmartShanghai's ongoing war to stay on top of new venues opening up around town, The Radar is a weapon of mass diversion, pinpointing the buzzed about bars, clubs, and restaurants in Shanghai, giving you strictly the facts. Zip zap.

POP American Brasserie

Out with the old in with the new. Three on the Bund has repurposed its seventh floor with an American-inpsired bistro concept. New...

Mar 13th 15, by Justin Fischer


Xintiandi gets a nightclub to replace the fallen G+. Our exclusive first look at Sino's newest club. Purple lights and crystal deer up...

Feb 26th 15, by Ian Louisell


The people behind Zen Massage are diversifying with an intimate little jazz room on Tai'an Lu. Cocktails and Classic Shanghai jazz...

Jan 22nd 15, by Justin Fischer


Inside the latest from Charles Cabell, a "Restaurant and Martini Kitchen" concept dealing in steaks, chops, stir-fries, and stiff...

Nov 7th 14, by Justin Fischer

Le Baron

Hey look, some French people brought their exclusive club for cool cool fashion people to Shanghai. Here's a fuzzy look inside.

Nov 6th 14, by Ian Louisell


Shiva Lounge rides again! The new home for deep tech-house all night errrynight opens up in the space where Amber used to be.

Oct 11th 14, by Ian Louisell

Bottega Mozzarella Bar

Austin Hu has teamed up with the mozzarella lady for a little mozzarella bar and pizzeria in XTD. Blessed are the cheese makers...

Sep 11th 14, by Justin Fischer

uDance Radio Vinyl Club

It's Boiler Room vibes in a renaissance HK café at this music-centered watering hole/radio station in Jing'an.

Aug 29th 14, by Ian Louisell


The guys behind UVA are going all modernist art with a new lounge/wine bar/cocktail lounge concept on Xinle Lu, right downstairs from...

Aug 27th 14, by Justin Fischer


88 Bar gets reincarnated as Diva - "your new favorite." Checking out the new club at the global crossroads that is Changle Lu/Fumin...

Aug 15th 14, by Ian Louisell