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    • The Nest

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      • Address
        6/F, 130 Beijing Dong Lu, near Huqiu Lu
        北京东路130号中实大厦6楼, 近虎丘路
      • Phone
        6308 7669

      Super popular bar / restaurant / lounge by nightclub brand Muse Group and Grey Goose vodka, right by the Rockbund Art Museum. Good design, good drinks, great food. They specialize in vodka-based cocktails (60-80rmb) and high-end bar food like oysters and steaks.... Read more

    • Union Trading Company

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        64 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu (entrance on Fuxing Zhong Lu)
        汾阳路64号, 近复兴中路 (大门入口在复兴中路)
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      Chef and restaurateur Austin Hu of Madison and Yao Lu (formerly of Alchemist and The Public) combine forces for this cocktail lounge. Yao Lu contributes a list of inventive original cocktails and old-timey classics. Expect lots of stiff drinks with liberal lashings... Read more

    • Barules

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        1315-3 Fuxing Lu, near Fenyang Lu
        复兴中路1315-3号, 近汾阳路
      • Phone
        138 1713 1574

      A speakeasy that's actually good, Barules is hidden behind a phone booth on the corner of Fenyang and Fuxing. Drinks have names like "Toast Flower" and "Bloom Bloom." There are also variations on classics with names like "St. Rooise Sidecar." Good service, nice... Read more

    • Archaeology

      • Nightlife
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      • Lounge
      • Address
        361 Kangding Lu, near Shaanxi Bei Lu
        康定路361号, 近陕西北路
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      Coming from Allen Hsu (Flask) and Allen Fang (Barules), Archaeology is a decent cocktail lounge with speakeasy-elements. It's hidden behind a... Read more

    • Club 3 1/3

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Clubs
      • Address
        1/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
        中山东一路3号1楼, 近广东路
      • Phone
        6312 0931

      Located behind a bouncer just a few steps west of the main Three on the Bund entrance, it's a cocktails, bottles, and bites lounge from "PR guru" Mimi Tung and New York designer/architect Michael Hsieh. Think classic gentleman's cocktail and cigar salon via 1980s New... Read more

    • Revolucion Cocktail 2

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        98 Yanping Lu, near Xinzha Lu
        延平路98号, 近新闸路
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      Casual and colorful Cuban bar and cocktail club in the heart of Jing'an, with tropical vibes and drinks, good sound, and proper drinks. This is the sequel to their popular Revolucion Cocktail on Yongkang Lu, which also spawned bars in Bangkok, Chengdu, and Xiamen.... Read more

    • Cloud 9

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Good View
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        Grand Hyatt, Jin Mao Tower, 87/F, 88 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu
        世纪大道88号 金茂大厦87楼, 近东泰路
      • Phone
        5047 8838

      Perched on the 87th floor of the Jin Mao Tower, Cloud 9, the Grand Hyatt's hotel bar, offers one of the best views in Asia. Make sure you get a table facing west for views of the Bund, Pearl Tower, and the lights of Puxi; windowscapes of its new, taller neighbor, the... Read more

    • Bar Constellation (Xinle Lu)

      • Nightlife
      • Japanese
      • Bars
      • Address
        86 Xinle Lu, near Xiangyang Bei Lu
        新乐路86号, 近襄阳北路
      • Phone
        5404 0970

      Constellation was a "hidden gem," prized among expats for its finely conceived and exhaustive selection of cocktails -- but now everybody "knows about it" and it has "lost its charm" apparently. Take that for what you will. Basically everything ever mixed since the... Read more

    • Salon de Ning

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Design Standout
      • Address
        The Peninsula, B/F, 32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu (Entrance on Beijing Dong Lu)
        中山东一路32号B楼, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        2327 6731

      Modeled on a private salon of an eclectic old lady of colonial renown. Over-the-top decor of four semi-private rooms facing a stage. Each room has its own completely unique decor -- the submarine, the upside-down room, the cinema room, and blue room. Live band, DJ,... Read more

    • Constellation 2

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Cocktails
      • Address
        33 Yongjia Lu, near Maoming Nan Lu
        永嘉路33号, 近茂名南路
      • Phone
        5465 5993

      Constellation 2 is the expansion of one of Shanghai's most popular cocktail lounges, Constellation. All three locations are dependable for their wide selections of top notch cocktails, and cater to individuals incredibly discerning of their booze. Constellation 2 is... Read more

    • Brownstone (Yongjia Lu)

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        Surpass Court, Unit 311, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
        永嘉路570号311座, 近岳阳路
      • Phone
        6073 7740

      Cocktail lounge with, as the name would imply, an upscale/hip Brooklyn vibe going on. On offer, a variety of standards with updates and interpretations. Weekly promotions including a Block Party every Sunday. Read more

    • People 6

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        150 Yueyang Lu, near Yongjia Lu
        岳阳路150号, 近永嘉路
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        6466 0505

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    • Compass Bar

      • Nightlife
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      • Impress Guests
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        The Peninsula, 1/F, 32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu (Entrance on Beijing Dong Lu)
        中山东一路32号1楼, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        2327 6737

      Nautical themed bar on the ground floor of The Pen, hearkening back to Shanghai's grand old days of ocean-based trade. Lots of woods, plush navy blue and purple, and privileged atmosphere. Read more

    • Constellation 3

      • Nightlife
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      • Cocktails
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        251 Huangpi Bei Lu, near Jiangyin Lu
        黄陂北路251号, 近江阴路
      • Phone
        5375 2712

      Constellation 3 is the latest star in the every expanding universe of Constellation bars in Shanghai. In general, the Constellation chain has established its reputation on the superior quality of their drinks, and an atmosphere that caters to the refined tastes of... Read more

    • DR Bar

      • Nightlife
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      • Cocktails
      • Address
        Xintiandi, North Block, Lane 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu, Opposite Va Bene
        太仓路181号, 新天地北里, 近马当路
      • Phone
        6311 0358

      A small quaint place set inside the smaller lanes in xintiandi offers quality martinis. If you're looking for a quiet and stylist bar for a drink and chat away from the tourists, DR bar offers the best solution. Frequented by creative types. Read more

    • Southern Cross

      • Nightlife
      • Japanese
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        1276 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Huating Lu
        淮海中路1276号, 近华亭路
      • Phone
        5404 7211

      Southern Cross is the "other" Constellation, an unknown and still-quiet offshoot of the two extremely popular cocktail and whisky bars. Same selection, same neon lights, same guys in tuxedo vests, just run by the wife of Constellation's owner instead. Shhh. Read more

    • Shanty

      • Nightlife
      • Japanese
      • Bars
      • Address
        84 Wuyi Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
        武夷路84号, 近延安西路
      • Phone
        6225 8635

      Shanty is a small Japanese bar specializing in shochu and plum wine. Read more

    • Bar Gatsby

      • Nightlife
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      • Cocktails
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        488 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
        大沽路488号, 近石门一路
      • Phone
        6340 0971

      This fun, friendly little whiskey and cocktail bar offers a menu of smashes, fizzes and other standbys as well as a fair selection of bourbons ranging in price from 40 to 110rmb a serving. It's usually a lively atmosphere thick with dice rattles, the smack of... Read more

    • Lab

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Wine Bar
      • Address
        1093 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu
        武定路1093号, 近胶州路
      • Phone
        6255 1195

      This cocktail bar specializes in whisky and what you can do with it. It's an elegant, split-level space, with walls covered with bottles and cheeky quotes about booze. The menu starts with about a dozen pages of single malts and blends, but is back up by a page of... Read more

    • Karma

      • Nightlife
      • Live Music
      • Lounge
      • Address
        7 Donghu Lu, near Huahai Zhong Lu
        东湖路7号, 近淮海中路
      • Phone
        187 0180 5135

      Karma Lounge is the brainchild of live music guy John Shanghai, whom you may know from his various live jams around town. He also used to be the marketing manager of Anar. Karma brings his friendly, creative vibe to the neighborhood. Expect frequent appearances from... Read more

    • el Ocho

      • Nightlife
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      • Lounge
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        Zhangyuan 99, 3/F, 99 Taixing Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu
        泰兴路99号3楼, 近南京西路
      • Phone
        6256 3587

      The second cocktail lounge from the team behind el Willy, el Ocho occupies the third floor of a heritage building on Taixing Lu. It's a gorgeous, spacious property with vaulted ceilings and exposed brick and timber. The bartenders make an eclectic and inspired mix of... Read more

    • Pocho Social Club

      • Nightlife
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      • After Hours
      • Address
        376 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Taiyuan Lu
        建国西路376号, 近太原路
      • Phone
        5419 8727

      This neighborhood bar takes up three floors in an old lane house on Jianguo Lu. The American owners are friendly and fun. A quirky drinks list features cocktails named after comic book heroes and some other creative concoctions. For the hard stuff, they've got a... Read more

    • Bar Iki

      • Nightlife
      • Japanese
      • Bars
      • Address
        282 Yuyuan Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu
        愚园路282号, 近北京西路
      • Phone
        6249 7008

      Bar Iki is a newly-opened Japanese bar aiming to be the city's premier stop for shochu and shochu-based cocktails. Read more

    • Constellation 4

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Wine Bar
      • Address
        398 Zizhong Lu, near Danshui Lu
        自忠路398号, 近淡水路
      • Phone
        6333 7009

      Fourth version of the justifiably popular Japanese-style cocktail bars. This one has a small downstairs, a larger upstairs, and the usual formula of classic cocktails (all around 80rmb), mellow jazz and cigars. Doesn't break the mold, but if you're in the area it's... Read more

    • Avenue Joffre

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Cocktails
      • Address
        Room 1, Bldg 5, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
        永嘉路570号5号楼1楼, 近岳阳路
      • Phone
        6029 9725

      This is a high-quality cocktail bar in the space that used to be used as Fount's bar in Surpass Court. It specializes in gin. They have about 20 types from all over the world -- really, they have German and French gin, Scottish gin, all that. The head man is... Read more

    • Flock

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      • Address
        5/F, 758 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Fenyang Lu
        南京西路758号5楼, 近凤阳路
      • Phone
        6326 9999

      This is the back bar in Mook. It's sponsored by Grey Goose, so lots of vodka cocktails and bowls of "punch", like big cocktails that feed four and go for about 400rmb. Read more

    • YOU

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Cocktails
      • Address
        New World Shanghai Hotel, 1555 Dingxi Lu, near Yuyuan Lu
        定西路1555号, 近愚园路
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        6240 8888 ext 8160

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    • Salmos

      • Nightlife
      • Lounge
      • Outdoor Seating
      • Address
        1788 Eco City, 6/F, 1818 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
        南京西路1818号6楼, 近华山路
      • Phone
        135 6473 5503

      Sharing the same space as Lapis Thai and Le Viet, Salmos is the lounge bar component of the complex. Their expansive, bamboo-lined terrace gets lit up in Miami hues at night. Read more

    • The Brewer

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
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      • Address
        200 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu
        太仓路200号 近马当路
      • Phone
        5386 5337

      Beer bar/restaurant in Xintiandi that does live music nightly. It's a bit like a Shanghainese version of Paulaner. The beer is pretty drinkable and fresh though. They've also got a full range of liquors, wines, and food like pizza and steak. Some outdoor seating as... Read more

    • El Amor De La Vida

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
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        1335 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu
        复兴中路1335号, 近宝庆路
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        5412 2018

      Friendly cafe/cocktail bar owned and operated by a concert jazz pianist. The place feels like a stodgy Victorian salon, but makes up for it in service and personality. A list of house cocktails is available, and classics are available on request. Read more

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    • Gin Hour at Glam

      Looking for a great happy hour deal around the Bund to start off your night? Glam's got a great daily deal on for gin fans. For 48rmb you can try a selection of Glam's best gin-based cocktails. "But don't worry if Gin is not your...
      • Nightlife | Glam | Daily
      • 2018-05-08 Finished
    • Highball Wednesday

      With the impending spring and summer Xime's got you covered for cool Wednesday evening beverages. Kicking off every Wedensday they will be slinging Suntory whisky highballs 50% off, from 5-10pm. "Come and chill on the outside furniture...
      • Dining | Xime | Wednesdays
      • 2018-03-28 Finished
    • Atlas Bar Pop-Up

      Exceptionally well-dressed bartenders Jesse Vida and Yana Kamaruddin make the trek all the way from Singapore's Atlas Bar, #8 on World's Best Bars, for a three night pop-up at the Ritz Bar, slinging 1920s inspired gin-based cocktails at...
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      Jason Williams, celebrated master of Atlas Bar in Singapore (#8 on World's Best Bar), is hosting a guest shift at the EDITION Hotel's Club Room. Top notch gin cocktails available in a very cool bar. About 100rmb/person.
    • El Willy & Peddlers Cocktail Dinner

      El Willy and Peddlers Gin are teaming up for a dinner of tapas and gin cocktails. A seven course spanish tapas-inspired menu including home made pastrami, wagyu beef, black truffle pumpkin and strawberry mascarpone is matched with...
      • Dining | el Willy | on Fri Jan 25 2019
      • 2019-01-25 Finished
    • Martini Night

      "As time goes by, the classic cocktail martini has become the mingling of fashion and glamour, the icon that champions elegance and sophistication. Being a gentlemen or a lady may not be easy, but we can always start from savoring a...
      • Nightlife | Club 3 1/3 | Tuesdays
      • 2018-01-09 Finished
    • Whisky Wednesday

      Every Wednesday, The Cannery features a special selection of whiskies at half the regular price by the glass, by the bottle or 'Old Fashioned'. Aficionados of the North American spirits, heads up. In whiskey you trust. 5.30pm till...
      • Dining | The Cannery | Wednesdays
      • 2017-12-06 Finished
    • Coupette Pop-Up

      Chris Moore’s Coupette seemed to see instant success, earning the Best New Opening Award at World’s 50 Best Bars 2018. The concept – calvados and cocktails – may sound simple, but its conceptual menu varies based on the whims of the...
    • Native Pop-Up

      Rising 34 spots this year to number 13, Vijay Mudaliar’s Singapore cocktail bar received the Highest Climber Award at World’s 50 Best Bars – and for good reason. Always aware of its Southeast Asian locality, Native uses only regional...
      • Nightlife | The ZUK Bar | on Wed Nov 21 2018
      • 2018-11-21 Finished
    • Ago Perrone Guest Bartending

      The Connaught hotel bar is currently number five in the World’s 50 Best Bars ranking (after nine years on the list), a position achieved under the devoted care of Ago Perrone. Five-star service, elegant Art Deco settings, a world-famous...
      • Nightlife | The ZUK Bar | on Tue Nov 20 2018
      • 2018-11-20 Finished
    • Happiness Forgets Pop-Up

      Hoxton drinking den Happiness Forgets (one of the World's 50 Best) sets up shop at the Ritz for a few nights in the lead-up to the Drink Magazine Bar Awards. 7pm-midnight.
    • Friday Night at JG Bar

      Every Friday night, 6.30pm to 9.30pm, JG serves up their signature cocktails in their swanky Bund venue. Egg Caviar, Carte Flambee, and more. 88rmb per glass, plus 10% service charge.
    • SIP Cocktail Festival

      SOCIAL SUPPLY puts on their second annual SIP Cocktail Festival at 1035 Changle Road, with bartenders from many of the city's best bars and reps from well-known brands shaking and stirring up a storm. Food, music and live entertainment...
    • Cocktail Night

      A nice line of discounted cocktail drinks at Italian restaurant Gemma on Dongu Lu. Go for dinner, stay for a couple nightcaps. 40rmb cocktails from 8pm.
      • Dining, Nightlife | Gemma | Thursdays
      • 2017-09-07 Finished
    • Wonderful Wednesdays

      Classy and hip Bund cocktail lounge (and pool) Wet Bar indulges every Wednesday night from 7pm-9pm. Head down for "The David Hervé Oyster Experience". Buy six and get six for free for 220rmb. Buy 12 and get 12, free at 410rmb....
      • Dining, Nightlife | WET BAR | Wednesdays
      • 2018-04-25 Finished