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    • Hof

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      • Cafes
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      • Address
        30 Sinan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
        思南路30号, 近淮海中路
      • Phone
        6093 2058

      Hof is a dessert and cocktail lounge from the people behind House of Flour, focusing on artisanal, hand-crafted chocolates, premium desserts, and premium cocktails at affordable prices. Read more

    • Southern Cross

      • Nightlife
      • Japanese
      • Bars
      • Address
        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

    • VUE (Bar)

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Good View
      • Address
        Hyatt on the Bund, 32-33/F, 199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu
        黄浦路199号, 外滩茂悦大酒店32-33楼 近武昌路
      • Phone
        6393 1234 ext 6348

      VUE Bar atop the Hyatt on the Bund is a great place to sip on some after work cocktails, or lounge after a long Sunday Brunch. With amazing views of the Bund, wood interior and jacuzzi on the outdoor terrace, it's a beautiful and equipped place to enjoy a mellow... Read more

    • Cotton's (Anting Lu)

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      • Address
        132 Anting Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu
        安亭路132号, 近建国西路
      • Phone
        6433 7995

      Cotton's chilled-out villa atmosphere is also the place to go if you're not used to Chinese food and don't plan on becoming acclimated. They've done a good job of creating a pretty spot where foreigners can feel like they are in any city. The outdoor dining area... Read more

    • Jade on 36

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        Pudong Shangri-La, 36/F, Grand Tower, 33 Fu Cheng Lu, near Lujiazui Xi Lu
        浦东香格里拉酒店, 富城路33号36楼, 近陆家嘴西路
      • Phone
        6882 8888 ext 6888

      Jade on 36 is the flagship restaurant and bar of the luxe Shangri-La Hotel group's flagship hotel. Once a rarefied fine dining experience, Jade has recently made inroads to a broader audience with a more affordable and diverse menu. It modish, drawing inspiration... Read more

    • Maya

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
      • Mexican
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      • Address
        Grand Plaza Club House, 2/F, 568 Julu Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
        巨鹿路568弄 四方新城俱乐部2楼, 近陕西南路
      • Phone
        6289 6889

      Maya is a popular, upscale Mexican restaurant whose slightly odd location on the second-floor of an apartment clubhouse is a reminder that good food trumps weird locations. The cooking is contemporary Mexican, with a few concessions like tacos and quesadillas, but if... Read more

    • Unico

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      • Address
        Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
        中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路
      • Phone
        5308 5399

      Popular Bund lounge. They get busy at night, with live latin music parties, salsa nights, ladies nights, and weekday events like their Tuesday salsa party. It's a good, casual-but-impressive destination for friends and guests. The quiet window seats in the back are... Read more

    • People 7

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      • Address
        805 Julu Lu, near Fumin Lu
        巨鹿路805号, 近富民路
      • Phone
        5404 0707

      People 7 is a large, low-key cocktail bar with a full Asian-fusion food menu. It's on the pricy side but the place is nicely designed, with visual tricks scattered around to beguile guests. Just finding the way to open the front door is a puzzle in itself. It's... Read more

    • Kartel

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
      • Bars
      • Address
        5/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu
        襄阳北路1号5楼, 近巨鹿路
      • Phone
        5404 2899

      Well-designed, casual French bar and lounge with a great rooftop that has one of the best views in town. The guy who started this used to be with Dr. Wine, then broke off to start his own spot. The place is warm, with wooden floors, exposed bricks, and long, communal... Read more

    • Cloud 9

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Good View
      • Address
        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

    • House of Blues and Jazz

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Live Music
      • Address
        60 Fuzhou Lu, near the Bund
        福州路60号, 近外滩
      • Phone
        6323 2779

      The House of Blues and Jazz moved to the Bund from its original Maoming Lu location (opened in 1995) around 2008. It's an upgrade, for sure. Big two-story space with live music nightly. Music is generally good, and includes a lot of soul and funk standards (Motown,... Read more

    • The Commune Social

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
      • Fusion
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      • Address
        511 Jiangning Lu, near Kangding Lu
        江宁路511号, 近康定路
      • Phone
        6047 7638

      The second restaurant in town to bear the Jason Atherton brand on its masthead. The Commune Social is a contemporary tapas, dessert and cocktail bar. The cuisine seems largely informed by former Gordon Ramsay Lieutenant Jason Atherton's frequent flier miles log.... Read more

    • 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana

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        Rockbund, Associate Mission Building, 6-7/F, 169 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
        圆明园路169号6-7楼, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        6087 2890

      Umberto Bombana is an oft-dropped name in Hong Kong's food scene and his restaurant 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana is one of only five restaurants with three Michelin stars in that city. This branch is their attempt to double down on those accolades when Michelin finally... Read more

    • 789 Nanjing Lu

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Good View
      • Address
        Le Royal Meridien Hotel, 65-66/F, 789 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Xizang Lu
        南京东路789号, 上海世茂皇家艾美酒店65-66层, 近西藏路
      • Phone
        3318 9999 * 56500

      789 Nanjing lu Bar takes over the top 3 floors of Le Royal Meridien Shanghai with great views of the city. They are known for their signature cocktails as well as a large selection cigars for every occasion. Also enjoy their large wine list and weekly ladies night. Read more

    • Flair

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        Ritz-Carlton Pudong, 58/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
        世纪大道8号, 上海浦东丽思卡尔顿酒店58楼 近陆家嘴环路
      • Phone
        2020 1778

      Flair is Shanghai's latest and great Bar With A View. It's brought to you by the new Ritz Carlton in Pudong, and perched on the 58th floor of the new IFC tower the luxury hotel occupies. The real kicker is the split-level outdoor terrace with views directly across to... Read more

    • Bar Constellation

      • 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

    • YYs (Yin Yang)

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Dive
      • Address
        Basement level, 125 Nanchang Lu, near Maoming Nan Lu
        南昌路125号, 近茂名南路
      • Phone
        6466 4098

      Although Y.Y.'s has been around for more than 20 years, it remains as one of Shanghai's lesser known venues. It's also one of the best. It's quiet, friendly, open very late and always draws a cool crowd. They recently moved from their upstairs space to the basement... Read more

    • Shook!

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      • Japanese
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        The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, 5-6/F, 23 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
        南京东路23号5-6楼, 近中山东一路
      • Phone
        2329 8522

      Shook! is the Shanghai outpost of an upscale Kuala Lumpur-based restaurant. On offer is a selection of hallmarks of Asian cuisine like tam yum kung, temaki, sashimi, and kuay teow as well as steaks and chops. Upstairs is an enormous rooftop terrace overlooking the... Read more

    • The Roof at Waterhouse

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        The Waterhouse, 4F, 1-3 Maojiayuan Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu
        水舍精品酒店4楼, 毛家园路1-3号, 靠近中山南路
      • Phone
        6080 2918

      Rooftop bar with spectacular views of the Pudong Skyline. Offers casual food options from Table No. 1 and innovative cocktails. It also has its own herb garden providing fresh ingredients. Read more

    • Sir Elly's

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      • Bund Life
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        The Peninsula, 13/F, 32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu (Entrance on Beijing Dong Lu)
        中山东一路32号13楼, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        2327 6756

      Sir Elly's is the Peninsula fine dining, Euro flagship restaurant, up on the thirteenth floor with views across the river to Pudong. Art Deco decor, prestigously expensive. Read more

    • Craft

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        3/F, 7 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
        东湖路7号3楼, 近淮海中路
      • Phone
        158 0184 6241

      After a renovation and a change of owners in mid 2017, popular late-night spot Craft remains a hip, cozy cocktail lounge hidden away in the Donghu Hotel's south annex, above The Parrot. They've got... Read more

    • Isola

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      • Italian
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      • Address
        IFC Pudong, 4/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
        世纪大道8号, 国金中心IFC商场4楼, 近陆家嘴环路
      • Phone
        5012 1277

      Housed in a swanky white on white interior, originating from Hong Kong, this restaurant focuses on fresh and authentic Italian cuisine. The balcony provides one of the best views of the Oriental Pearl. Read more

    • The Plump Oyster

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      • Address
        Taikang Terrace 3/F, 301, Lane 171, Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu
        建国中路171号301室3楼, 近瑞金路
      • Phone
        5418 3175

      The Plump Oyster is a late night oyster bar and lounge specializing in its namesake mollusk. The menu features several varieties of oysters, all imported from France, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, the US and other premier oyster-producing regions in the world.... Read more

    • Blue Frog (Daning)

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      • American
      • Burger
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      • Address
        Daning Life Hub, Block 6, 1918 Gonghe Xin Lu
        共和新路1918号, 大宁国际商业广场6栋102-103A, 近大宁路
      • Phone
        6631 3920

      The Blue Frog pub/restaurant chain has been around in Shanghai for over ten years. The menu is basically unfussy American-style food -- burgers, pastas, salads, sandwiches. To drink is a reasonable selection of beers (both bottled and tap). Its daily four-hour happy... Read more

    • Mardi Gras

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      • French
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      • Address
        372 Xingguo Lu, near Tai'an Lu
        兴国路372号, 近泰安路
      • Phone
        6280 7598

      Mardi Gras's casual French food in a stuffy lanehouse is nothing special, but the place has developed a bit of a reputation for excellent cocktails and stoic attitude, courtesy of the upstairs bar and its resident Japanese bartender. Read more

    • TGI Friday's (Fucheng Lu)

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      • American
      • Cocktails
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      • Address
        16 Fucheng Lu, near Huayuan Shiqiao Lu
        富城路16号, 花园石桥路
      • Phone
        5830 8060

      This is the Shanghai branch of the popular American casual restaurant chain. Expect burgers, sandwiches, ribs, fries and other American classics. Read more

    • Roosevelt Sky Bar

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        The House of Roosevelt, 9/F, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
        中山东一路27号9楼, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        2322 0800

      A recent addition to The House of Roosevelt, The Rooftop offers stunning views of the Pudong skyline while living the Bund life of sipping Champagne with live DJ sets. 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

    • The Fennel Lounge

      • Nightlife
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      • Italian
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      • Address
        217 Zhenning Lu, near Dongzhu'anbang Lu
        镇宁路217号, 近东诸安浜路
      • Phone
        3353 1773

      The Fennel Lounge is the latest concept from the people behind vaunted, but now defunct venue of local music and popular Shanghai hipster hangout, Anar. Fennel is a bit of an upgrade with list a Japanese style cocktail lounge serving molecular concoctions and exotic... Read more

    • S.A.G.B. Thursdays Afterwork Party

      The Classic Thursday Shanghai Afterwork Party by S.A.G.B Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster is back in town and restarts at THE CUT Rooftop. Relax to the sunset terrace views and superb sound system. To make even better Happy Hour is...
    • Space Sound Afterwork Party

      Space Sounds - Dine Drink Dance, each Friday night afterwork fro 7pm. Special deals on Selected Eats and Drinks. Music by Pedro + Rafa & Lise Olsen.
    • 'Zero Waste Cocktails' - Pursuing Sustainability

      From recycling to water reduction, utilizing 'food scraps' and choosing products with an eco-friendly ethos -- Pierogi Ladies hosts in a guest speaker to talk about sustainability behind the bar. No participation fee. Runs 3 to 4.30pm....
    • Burgers and Bubbles

      From 5pm to 9pm, all ladies can enjoy free flow of three selected sparkling cocktails including Gorgeous Night based on Absolut Vodka, Flowering Shrubs based on Pisco and Snow White mixed by Yakult, lime juice, syrup and sparkling wine....
    • Deus Cocktail Club: Holloween Boo Fest

      Deus Cocktail Club (Found 158) is hosting a thriller of a night this Halloween. "Step into the moonlight through our dazzling star gates, if you dare… A Halloween BOO Fest awaits." Beyond plush black velvet curtains they've got DJs lined...
    • Ladies Night

      Free drinks for females every Wednesday night in People's Park. Barbarossa dishes out sparkling cocktails for the ladies from 8.30pm to 10.30pm while a guest DJ plays some loungey tunes. Nice patio there when the weather's good. No cover.
    • Tiki Terraces

      Every Thursday The Nest goes Polynesian. Get your flower shirt, your grass skirt, and your Tiki Mmask. "Island time" every Thursday on The Bund. Tiki and food specials from 50rmb. No entry fee. Starts 5.30pm.
    • Happy Hours

      Daily happy hours at Chez Maurice, all week. Everyday from 6-8pm, Chez Maurice does buy-one-get-one on wines and cocktails.
    • 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

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    • The Godfather Party

      Lux cocktails lounge Lychee hosts two nights of a Godfather-themed party on Friday and Saturday night. Theme is 1940s New York in this offer you can't refuse. Music: Funky deep house. (Classic New York 40s stuff, that). Dress Code:...
      • Nightlife | Lychee | Daily until Oct 14 2017
      • 2017-10-13 Finished
    • Over/Under

      Over on the roof. Under in the rave. This two-story all-day-and-night party kicks off Golden Week with a BANG. Featuring DJ Rob, Popasuda, China Social Club, and Simon Adams with music, Master Mixologist Eddy Yang on cocktails, and...
      • Dining, Nightlife | McKinnon Hotel | on Sun Oct 1, 2017
      • 2017-10-01 Finished
    • Feel Good Friday and Saturday

      The last weekend before the national holiday hits and Roxie are showing the love. They're having a thing we're people exchange hugs for credit. The person with the most credit wins some prizes. Ennis F.W. hosting and DJ Iku Iku spinning...
      • Nightlife | Roxie | Daily until Oct 1 2017
      • 2017-09-29 Finished
    • Sprtiz Wednesday at Funkadelino

      Each Wednesday from 6pm-10pm enjoy 3 Super Spritz and 6 mini Cichietti for 128rmb or 3 Estrella draft beer and 6 Chichetti for 88rmb
      • Nightlife | Funkadelino | Thursdays until Sep 30 2017
      • 2017-08-01 Finished
    • Kraken Launch Party

      i-Tattoo hosts a booze launch party with the Kraken spiced rum brand. The beast from the sea heads to China. 6pm to 11pm. Should be some free Kraken and swag rolling around.
    • Charp @ Xixi Bistro

      Shanghai traveled DJ Charp plays funk and disco at Xixi's Cocktail bar every Thursdays this month. Kicks off at 9pm.
    • Cocktail Making Class

      This summer, for one evening, Cobra Lily's bar manager, Ruslan Kaptsan will teach a light and refreshing tropical cocktail class, which includes a cocktail (of course). This new drink that is a refreshing mix of Bombay Sapphire Gin...
      • Community, Nightlife | Cobra Lily | on Thu Sep 28, 2017
      • 2017-09-28 Finished
    • Grand Plaisir After-Work Party

      The newly relaunched The Cut Rooftop hosts an after-works drinks thing, serving a range of snacks and cocktails with a happy hour special. Starts at 7pm.
    • SIP Cocktails Festival

      From the Social Supply group, here's SIP, basically a booze-centric equivalent of their food festival FEAST. Social Supply and Thirsty Work Productions / DRiNK Magazine host a cocktail-focused festival featuring 10 of the city's best...
      • Dining, Nightlife | McKinnon Hotel | Daily until Sep 24 2017
      • 2017-09-23 Finished
    • Me-Eat-Beat with Beaten Space Probe

      Me Eat Beat, the new Saturday’s Before Party is on at The Cut Rooftop. Starting 7pm. Expect picky, smoothly Slowmo Nu-Disco/Funk as this week Charp invites Beaten Space probe. No entry fee.
    • Martinis in the Park

      Every Thursday night at Shanghai's iconic Barbarossa, is Martini Night. Right after happy hour at 8pm, all signature martinis are half off until close.
      • Nightlife | Barbarossa | Thursdays
      • 2016-09-14 Finished
    • End of Summer Party

      Roxie is toasting the summer that was all weekend long with parties Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night. Dress to a summery theme and get a free shot. No entry fee. Doors open at 8pm each night.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | Daily until Sep 17 2017
      • 2017-09-15 Finished
    • Cocktail Night

      The deal's simple. Certain cocktails (three provisional selections, Ginger Mojito, Oriental Mule and Tiki) are buy one get on free during happy hour (5.30pm-midnight) on Wednesdays-Thursdays(Except for Special Holidays)
      • Nightlife | Oriental House | Every Wed, Thu until Sep 15
      • 2017-08-01 Finished
    • 2017 Shanghai Bar Show

      Whiskey Magazine's international bar and spirits exhibition returns to Shanghai for its second year. Held in 21 cities around the world, Bar Show features world class mixologists mixing up the good stuff, representing bars and brands....
    • Celebrity Bartender Series: Tess Posthumus

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