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    • The Nest

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      • Fusion
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        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

    • Speak Low

      • Nightlife
      • Lounge
      • Cocktails
      • Address
        579 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu
        复兴中路579号, 近瑞金二路
      • Phone
        6416 0133

      This busy Japanese-style speakeasy is hidden behind a secret door in a bartending equipment shop on Fuxing Lu. It spans four floors, each with its own concept. The lively second floor recalls a house party and they serve classic cocktails like Corpse Reviver No.2 and... 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

    • Sober Company

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
      • Bars
      • Address
        99 Yandang Lu, near Nanchang Lu
        雁荡路99号, 近南昌路
      • Phone
        5309 8261

      The blanket term referring to three separate venues by Speak Low mastermind Shingo Gokan. The first floor is occupied by Sober Cafe, which opens at 8am and does coffee, coffee-based cocktails and... Read more

    • Archaeology

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • 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

    • Flask (Xiangyang Bei Lu)

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        108 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
        襄阳北路108号, 近淮海中路
      • Phone
        3669 6855

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    • 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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      • Address
        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

    • 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 lounge and restaurant 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. 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

    • 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

    • Hof

      • Dining
      • 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

    • Mardi Gras

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      • French
      • Cafes
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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

    • 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
      • Phone
        6466 0505

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    • Hakkasan

      • Dining
      • Dim Sum
      • Cantonese
      • Address
        Bund 18, 5/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
        中山东一路18号5楼, 近南京东路
      • Phone
        6321 5888

      Hakkasan is a fancy and fashionable Michelin-starred Chinese chain that comes to Shanghai via London. This is the latest branch of the international chain which also boasts branches in New York, Miami, Vegas, San Francisco, the UAE and even Mumbai. The soul of the... Read more

    • Senator Saloon

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        98 Wuyuan Lu, near Wulumuqi Zhong Lu
        五原路98号, 近乌鲁木齐中路
      • Phone
        5423 1330

      A craft cocktail bar from the people behind Citizen and Sichuan Citizen. The speciality is bourbon, mixed into prohibition era drinks, plus some infusions and barrel-aged cocktails. There's a food menu, mainly of ritzy US bar snacks. Cocktails are all around 70rmb.... Read more

    • Compass Bar

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Impress Guests
      • Address
        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
      • Bars
      • Cocktails
      • Address
        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

    • Hof (Lujiazui)

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      • Lounge
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      • Address
        DBS Building, B1/F, 1318 Lujiazui Huan Lu, near Dongyuan Lu
        陆家嘴环路1318号B1楼, 近东园路
      • Phone
        5010 0800

      The Hof Wine Bar is a spin-off of popular dessert lounge Hof, on Sinan Lu -- itself a spin-off of Pudong's House of Flour. The Wine Bar takes cues from both, with a simple menu of bistro favorites, a glass display case of their signature desserts (owner Brian Tan is... Read more

    • DR Bar

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • 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
      • 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

    • 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
      • Bars
      • Cocktails
      • Address
        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
      • Bars
      • Lounge
      • Address
        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

    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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

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      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
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    • 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...
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      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
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      • Nightlife | The ZUK Bar | on Tue Nov 20 2018
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    • 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
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      The Mojito Man -- he specializes in just mojitos -- is celebrating a move to 391 Xiangyang Lu, offering buy-one-get-one on his 30rmb Havana Club mojitos.
      • Nightlife | SmSh Territory | Daily until Aug 12 2018
      • 2018-07-13 Finished
    • Chef’s Cocktail Party Series

      Every Tuesday, Sir Elly’s Terrace hosts a creative cocktail pairing experience that showcases the expertise of the restaurant’s in-house mixologists and the mastery of the Peninsula’s culinary team. 120rmb plus service charge for a...
      • Nightlife | Sir Elly's | Tuesdays until Jul 31 2018
      • 2018-06-26 Finished
    • Margarita Madness

      The Ron Medellin Crew is hosting a 4-hour margarita free flow every Saturday night all summer long at their pop-up bar in the Aegean Mall. Their 2,800+ square meter open space features a funky tropical theme, DJ pumping beats atop a...
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      Margarita Madness showdown is on for Friday at Pistolera Jinqiao. Classic Lime, Passion Fruit, Lychee, and Raspberry and non-alcoholic versions of Mango and Strawberry. "Straight, Frozen, or on the Rocks – no problem! We’ll also cover...
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      • Nightlife | Shake | on Thu Jul 19 2018
      • 2018-07-19 Finished
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      Colca is showing all FIFA World Cup 2018 games, throwing in drink specials for the world's largest spectator sport. They'll be offering Estrella Damm beers for 30rmb a glass or a bucket of five for 100rmb. Gin & tonics will also be on...
      • Nightlife, Sports & Recreation | Colca | Daily until Jul 15 2018
      • 2018-06-14 Finished