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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

    • The Beer Shelf

      • Address
        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

    • 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 Camel (Puxi)

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      • Address
        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

    • 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

    • 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. Read more

    • Liquid Laundry

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      • Address
        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

    • Papa's Bierstube

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      • Address
        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 9987

      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

    • Shanghai Brewery (Hongmei Lu)

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        Hongmei Entertainment Street, 21 C, Lane 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

    • Paulaner Brauhaus (Expo)

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      • Address
        555 Shibo Dadao, near Nanmatou Lu
        世博大道555号, 近南码头路
      • Phone
        2206 0555

      Located in Expo Village, Paulaner Bräuhaus's Expo location is the brew pub and restaurant chain's fourth and largest location in Shanghai. The first two floors of a renovated former distillery are home to their microbrewery and Bavarian restaurant. Read more

    • The BREW

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      • Address
        The Kerry Hotel, 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu
        花木路1388号, 近芳甸路
      • Phone
        6169 8888

      Australian-designed craft brewery, featuring signature beers brewed on-site by a resident brew master, a menu of classic pub favorites and nightly live music entertainment. If you live in deep Pudong, this is your go-to for craft beer. Even if you don't live out that... Read more

    • Tap House (Yongkang Lu)

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      • Address
        72 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu
        永康路72号, 近襄阳南路
      • Phone
        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

    • Munich Beer House

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      • Address
        118 Shanghai Bay, 1138 Pudong Nan Lu, near Zhangyang Lu Pudong
        浦东南路1138号, 上海湾118室, 近张扬路
      • Phone
        6163 3699

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    • 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

    • Taikang Terrace

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        169-171 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Er Lu
        建国中路169-171号, 近瑞金二路
      • Phone
        186 2187 2646

      This is an ever-expanding offshoot of Tianzifang, the popular lanes on Taikang Lu that host a load of bars and restaurants. Taikang Terrace is a bit more up-market. For individual listings of what's there, search Taikang Terrace in our search bar and you'll get a... Read more

    • DK1308

      • Address
        1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu
        东大名路687号, 近新建路
      • Phone
        5521 5355

      This Bavarian brewhouse honors seven centuries of German beer culture with fresh Bavarian style beers brewed on the premises, authentic German cuisine, whimsical decor, and live music six nights a week. Read more

    • The Old Captain

      • Address
        136 Gaoyang Lu, near Dongda,ing Lu
        高阳路136号, 近东大名路
      • Phone
        5558 9999 ext 6778

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    • 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

    • The Beer Lady (Fahuazhen Lu)

      • Address
        455 Fahuazhen Lu, near Dingxi Lu
        法华镇路475号, 近定西路
      • Phone
        6283 7617

      Hai Fu Convenience Store is the official name for what we like to call The Beer Lady. And the Beer Lady is what we like to call Mrs. Zhang. She stocks close to 200 import labels, ranging from American craft microbrews to high-gravity Belgian Abbey Ales. They can be... Read more

    • Drinkfans

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        Online delivery only
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        400 693 7465

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    • 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 (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

    • 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
        021 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

    • 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

    • Daga Brewpub (Fuxing Lu)

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        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

    • Dream Brewers

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        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

    • Hooked (Found 158)

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        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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Just Cool

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        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

    • Free Coffee and Happy Hour

      Free coffee for the first 12 customers from 8-9.30am. Happy hour all week long from 7-8pm, with BOGO on craft beers. After that (8-10pm), it's buy-two-get-one-free on craft beers.
    • Beer Meets Beef Tuesdays

      Yingo’s South American BBQ-Master fires up the grill to prepare Argentinian Sirloin, Ribeye and Thin Skirt. Plenty of premium quality beef from Argentina, Malbec wine, and tasty craft beer every Tuesday at Zapfler.

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