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    • Uptown Records n' Beer

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        131 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Lu
        永福路131号, 近复兴路
      • Phone
        135 2462 8450

      Uptown Records n’ Beer is the bodega version of the Pingwu Lu basement music space Uptown Record Store. This tiny vinyl record store doubles as an imported beer bottle shop, with prices ranging from 15–30rmb. Selections include Brooklyn, Rogue, Boddingtons, and other... Read more

    • Drink UP Beer Convenience Store

      • Address
        169 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu
        建国中路169号, 近瑞金二路
      • Phone
        139 1634 9520

      Just a shop selling craft beers, cigs, and a few snacks. They've got around 200 varieties, much of it cold. You can find some IPAs and strong beers you won't find many other places in town, like Goose Island. Much of the beer is a bit taxed, especially compared to... Read more

    • The Beer Shelf

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        232 Danshui Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu
        淡水路232号, 近复兴中路
      • Phone
        6339 1962

      Excellent little Belgian beer bar. Two draft beers (Chimay and Hoegaarden) for about 30rmb, and then another 50 bottled beers. Friendly staff, good prices (nothing more than 100rmb, even the top notch stuff), and they also deliver beer to your door for 20% off the... Read more

    • The Camel (Puxi)

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        1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
        岳阳路1号, 近东平路
      • Phone
        6437 9446

      If you've never been to a sports bar but you have an idea of what one is in your head, you're probably thinking of The Camel. Lager on tap, TVs everywhere showing literally every sport, and every so often a bunch of people will shout a lot, depending on how the gods... Read more

    • Liquid Laundry

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        KWah Centre, 2/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Donghu Lu
        淮海中路1028号, 嘉华坊2楼, 近东湖路
      • Phone
        6445 9589

      Popular gastro-pub / lounge by serial restauranteur Kelly Lee, the woman behind Sproutworks, iiiiit, Boxing Cat, and Cantina Agave. This one has a fully-functional brewery and they usually have a dozen of their brews on tap, which change constantly and can get quite... Read more

    • Stone Brewing

      • Address
        1107 Yuyuan Lu, near Fenggang Lu
        愚园路1107号, 近凤冈路
      • Phone
        6226 2510

      The China outpost for California brewery Stone Brewing, a fiercely independent underground hit in the international beer scene. In Shanghai, it's an industrial-chic hangout (with a merch corner) for beers and families alike. A-okay beerpub, possibly even... Read more

    • The Beer Lady (Kaixuan Lu)

      • Address
        1010 Kaixuan Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
        凯旋路1010号, 近延安西路
      • Phone
        6218 6891

      The second iteration of Shanghai's OG beermart, this Beer Lady is barely a diagonal stone's throw from Yuyintang, over multiple crosswalks and / or overpasses. It's the same thing, except bigger. Better. It's got a bakery. There're plenty of dark... Read more

    • Little Creatures

      • Address
        B1/F, 158 Julu Lu, near Ruijin Yi Lu
        巨鹿路158号B1楼, 近瑞金一路
      • Phone
        6315 0960

      A gastropub in Found 158, coming from Australian brewery Little Creatures and Camel Group. Little Creatures permanently on tap for 50-55rmb, plus more from the same owners. Stand-out features are a ‘randall' which infuses beers with flavors on the spot, and a canner,... Read more

    • Shanghai Brewery (Donghu Lu)

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      • Address
        20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu
        东湖路20号, 近淮海路
      • Phone
        3356 3996

      The third edition of the popular micro-brewery, restaurant, and pub that brews its own beers, like their Strawberry Lime Cider, a White IPA, and several other selections. Beer is passable, and a better value than some of the food. The burger or BBQ chicken pizza is... Read more

    • The Beer Lady (Suzhou Creek)

      • Address
        1247 Nan Suzhou Lu, near Xinchang Lu
        南苏州路1247号, 近新昌路
      • Phone
        5386 3393

      This is the third venue from Shanghai's celebrity beer mart owner, The Beer Lady. This one's even bigger, stocks the expected thousands of beer types, and, interestingly, also features a separate area intended for sit down meals. Read more

    • Goose Island Brewhouse

      • Address
        209 Maoming Bei Lu, near Weihai Lu
        茂名北路209号, 近威海路
      • Phone
        6219 0268

      Goose Island's 2-storey brewery, boasting 29 taps serving the Goose Island beers you've probably seen everywhere around town, it seems, as well as house-crafted brews. They've also got an "urban craft kitchen" rustling up grub like aged cuts of steak,... Read more

    • Boxing Cat Brewery (Yongfu Lu)

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      • Address
        82 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu
        复兴路82号, 近永福路
      • Phone
        6431 2091

      A project from serial restaurateur Kelley Lee, Boxing Cat is an American-style brew pub featuring Pilsners, lagers, stouts and a rotating cast of others. This one, their first in downtown Shanghai, opened in 2008. The menu features southern 'Merican comfort food with... Read more

    • Dream Brewers

      • Address
        3-4/F, Bldg 3, 758 Julu Lu, near Fumin Lu
        巨鹿路758号3幢3-4楼, 近富民路
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      The top two/three floors of the Julu 758 complex behind More Than Eat is dedicated to a upscale brewbar, sporting an "automatic beer dispenser" (essentially a glass tap tower), gastropub grub and a generously sized roof terrace. The owner is an Anhui-based brewery... Read more

    • Daga Brewpub (Fuxing Lu)

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      • Address
        100 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu
        复兴西路100号, 近永福路
      • Phone
        3469 5338

      Big neighborhood bar specializing in Chinese craft beer from cities like Chengdu, Nanjing, and Beijing. Incredible rooftop here. They've got a ton of taps, mostly featuring Chinese draft beer you won't find anywhere else in the city. Place is laid-back and clean,... Read more

    • Boxing Cat Brewery (Sinan Mansions)

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      • Address
        Sinan Mansions, Unit 26A, 519 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu
        思南公馆, 复兴中路519号26A, 近思南路
      • Phone
        6426 0360

      This is the flagship location of serial restaurateur Kelley Lee's popular American-style pub. On tap is a selection of Pilsners, lagers, stouts, and a rotating cast of others. The menu features Southern American comfort food with Southwest accents. Read more

    • Hooked (Found 158)

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      • Address
        B1/F, 158 Julu Lu, near Ruijin Yi Lu
        巨鹿路158号B1楼, 近瑞金一路
      • Phone
        6333 2198

      Brought to you by Camel Group, Hooked is tentatively described as the baby brother of the Bull & Claw. The decor’s like a cross between a beach-front fish and chips shop and the cabin on a cruise ship taking you to Marbella or something. It does fish and chips... Read more

    • More Than Eat

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        758 Julu Lu, near Fumin Lu
        巨鹿路758号, 近富民路
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      Part of the massive Lost Heaven complex on Julu Lu (which we wrote about here), More Than Eat was shut down in 2017 and reopened in 2018 with about half a dozen F&B concepts on the first floor of... Read more

    • The Refinery

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      • Address
        181 Taicang Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu
        太仓路181号, 近黄陂南路
      • Phone
        6301 2022

      Coming at you from the folks at Shanghai Brewery, The Refinery Gastrobar is like the box-art on a "My First Craft Beer Bar" assembly kit. It's got the converted red brick factory interior, it's got the American cuisine, it's got the craft beers from Shanghai Brewery... Read more

    • Zapfler (Found 158)

      • Address
        B1/F, 158 Julu Lu, near Ruijin Yi Lu
        巨鹿路158号B1楼, 近瑞金一路
      • Phone
        5386 2337

      Physical outpost for German craft brewery Zapfler down in the Sunken City (Found 158), it's a beer joint with 12 beers and cider on tap, as well as being the only place in the city you can get draft Heike Mate. They occasionally do some experimental brews, like a... Read more

    • World Of Beer (Fumin Lu)

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      • Address
        1/F, 85 Fumin Lu, near Julu Lu
        富民路85号巨富大厦1楼, 近巨鹿路
      • Phone
        6205 8885

      This chain beer shop and restaurant from Tampa Florida opened their first international venture in 2016, in Shanghai city. Basically it's a beer shop with about 400 kinds of bottles including some really rare brews (have seen some Bell's here). There's also about 30... Read more

    • World of Beer (Century Avenue)

      • Address
        Century Link Mall, LG1/F, 1192 Shiji Dadao, near Dongfang Lu
        世纪大道1192号LG1楼, 近东方路
      • Phone
        5087 3253

      This chain beer shop and restaurant from Tampa Florida opened their first international venture in 2016, in Shanghai city. This is their second location, opened in 2018. Basically it's a beer shop with about 400 kinds of bottles including some really rare brews... Read more

    • Beer Barrel

      • Address
        515-1 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Wulumuqi Nan Lu
        建国西路515-1号,近乌鲁木齐南路
      • Phone
        186 1694 7821

      Craft beer spot on West Jianguo Lu with indoor and outdoor seating. Most bottles are going for around 60rmb. Read more

    • Shanghai Brewery (Hongmei Lu)

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        Hongmei Entertainment Street, 21C, 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
        虹梅路3338号, 虹梅休闲街21号, 近延安西路
      • Phone
        6406 5919

      Shanghai brewery is pub and sports bar that brews its own beers with names like North Star IPA, Hongmei Hefeweizen, and Peoples's Pilsner. Also on offer, a menu featuring pizzas, burgers, salads, sandwiches and German fare. Read more

    • Dean's Bottle Shop

      • Address
        37 Shaoxing Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
        绍兴路37号, 近陕西南路
      • Phone
        5406 1079

      This pretty shop has a staggering range of exotic alcohol, from beer and wines to rum, tequila, vodka and, of course, whiskey. Oh, so much gorgeous whiskey. They have a separate wood-pannelled room filled with the really good stuff, plus a leather arm chair where you... Read more

    • Just Cool

      • Address
        B1/F, 432 Dingxi Lu, near Xinhua Lu
        定西路432号B1楼, 近新华路
      • Phone
        153 1720 3910

      Good neighborhood café with decent, cheap-ish food (especially pizza, which is great) and a lot of cheap imported beer. Plus, the service is nice. It's been around since about 2010, but moved to a new basement venue at the same location in 2018. Good place to get... Read more

    • Hitachino Mansion

      • Address
        531 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu
        复兴中路531号, 近思南路
      • Phone
        5401 9296

      Japanese brewery Hitachino's first foray into the mainland, this place is a four-story mansion that's half beery gastropub, half-veep private venue. The first two floors are a cozy gastro-pub doing yakitori and other Japanese bar food fare. The third floor is a... Read more

    • Paulaner Brauhaus (Binjiang)

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        Inside Binjiang Gongyuan, 2967 Binjiang Da Dao, near Huayuanshiqiao Lu
        滨江大道2967号, 近花园石桥路
      • Phone
        6888 3935

      Paulaner is the most successful German restaurant chain in Shanghai and boasts several grandiose outlets on both sides of the Huangpu. All your standard German dishes are available herein as well as ample outdoor seating for when the weather is nice. Read more

    • Papa's Bierstube

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        Hongmei Entertainment Street, No 22-24, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
        虹梅休闲街 虹梅路3338号22-24号, 近延安西路
      • Phone
        6465 8880

      This German bierstube remains a popular eatery on Hong Mei Entertainment Street. With Hofbrau and Weihenstephaner available of draught, fans of German beer will be able to wet their whiskers, and they also have a varied German menu featuring all your favorite... Read more

    • Tap House (Yongkang Lu)

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        72 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu
        永康路72号, 近襄阳南路
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        5448 8337

      This place specializes in craft beers, poured from the tap. They've got 18 beers on tap, and a cider, and serve them in ways made for the beer aficionado: beer flights, snack pairings, and so on. Flatscreens show sport. Stools and high tables and some outside seating... Read more

    • The Brewer

      • 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

    • Happy Beer Hours

      Buy 1 get 1 free on all 500ml craft beers at Zapfler, 4pm to 7pm, from Monday to Friday.
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      Stone have pulled together their ten hoppiest, juiciest, and dankest IPAs from the archives for one day only. Buy any tasting flight of all ten beers (5-ounce pours) for 278rmb.
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      For the entire month of August, three owner selections of James Squires along with Corona beers on the house from dusk (6pm) to dawn (2am) every day! (Other craft beers, food and snacks are 20% off.)
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