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    • Bar Rouge

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Clubs
      • Address
        Bund 18, 7/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
        中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼, 近南京东路
      • Phone
        6339 1199

      Open since 2004, Bar Rouge is the most famous club in Shanghai, and sets the standard for Bund nightlife with its terrace view, classy, sleek interiors and iconic French-Shanghai identity. Bar Rouge kicks off the weekend early with themed parties on Thursdays and... Read more

    • Barbarossa

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        Inside People's Park, 2/F, 231 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu (Entrance between Starbucks and Shanghai Art Museum)
        南京西路231号2楼, 人民公园内 近黄陂南路
      • Phone
        6318 0220

      Barbarossa is a Shanghai icon: a Moroccan-styled lounge, in the middle of a pond in the middle of People's Park. It attracts a steady crowd to its three floors for cocktails, hookahs, dinner, DJs, and its serene, oasis atmosphere. After an extended closure in 2018,... Read more

    • M1NT

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        24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu
        福州路318号24楼, 近山东路
      • Phone
        6391-2811

      This is one of the poshest clubs in Shanghai. It's on the top floor of a skyscraper near the Bund and affords nice views of the city. Inside, there are shark tanks and lots of luxurious decor, plus a high-end restaurant, a club and a lounge area. Drinks are pricey... Read more

    • Yuyintang

      • Nightlife
      • Live Music
      • Outdoor Seating
      • Address
        851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station)
        凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
      • Phone
        5237 8662

      Yuyintang is one of the oldest underground live music houses in Shanghai, and has become a staple in the city. Featuring regular gigs every weekend, it brings in underground rock acts both worldwide and local. Read more

    • Lost Heaven (Bund)

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        17 Yan'an Dong Lu, near Sichuan Nan Lu
        延安东路17号, 近四川南路
      • Phone
        6330 0967

      This is the flagship location of Yunnan restaurant Lost Heaven. They do relatively authentic Yunaan food, and if you wanna do pre- or post-dinner drinks they have a really nice terrace on the roof. Prices are reasonable for the location and views. Definitely a good... 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

    • Zapata's

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      • Address
        11 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu
        东平路11号 近衡山路
      • Phone
        6433 4104

      As one of Shanghai's most popular bars, Zapata's holds court over the entire Hengshan Lu nightlife scene from their outdoor terrace and multiple venue complex. Usually packed any given night of the week, especially their Wednesday ladies night, crowds groove to... Read more

    • Dada

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Clubs
      • Address
        115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
        幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
      • Phone
        150 0018 2212

      Dada is a classic Shanghai dive bar / small-club that has local DJs spinning house and underground dance music Thursday-Saturday. Situated in the middle of Xingfu Lu, it caters to a younger Chinese and expat crowd in a comfortable, pretentious-free environment.... 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

      The Camel joins the bustling bar street at Yueyang Lu, as that areas most massive sports bar.Australian management makes sure there's an Australian bent to the sport shown on the various televisions therein (Australian Rules Football is shown on direct feed). After... 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 old outdoor dining area... Read more

    • The Spot

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      • Address
        255 Tongren Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu
        铜仁路255号, 近北京西路
      • Phone
        6247 3579

      The Spot is a popular sports bar / restaurant catering to a diverse group of expats looking for food, drinks, bar games, and international sports on the TV. In terms of decor, it's slightly nicer and more spacious than other options for sports bars in Shanghai, and... Read more

    • Windows Scoreboard

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Sports Bars
      • Address
        11/F, 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Chengdu Lu
        淮海中路527号11楼, 近成都路
      • Phone
        5382 7757

      Windows Scoreboard is the newest addition to the Windows bar chain, and this one takes their tried and true formula of rock-music-sports-pub and splashes it out in a big beer hall on the 11th floor of an office building. The huge room is split into smoking and non... 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

    • Sasha's

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        11 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu
        东平路11号, 近衡山路
      • Phone
        6474 6628

      Sasha's serves a variety of Continental European dishes with a few Southeast Asian delicacies as well. Equally spacious indoor and outdoor portions of the restaurant with a patio that is renowned throughout town. Cocktails rotate on a seasonal basis. They also... Read more

    • Maya

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      • Mexican
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        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

    • People 7

      • Nightlife
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      • Lounge
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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

    • Phebe Club

      • Nightlife
      • Clubs
      • Xuhui
      • Address
        10 Hengshan Lu, near Gao'an Lu
        衡山路10号, 高安路
      • Phone
        6555 9998

      One of the most popular clubs in Shanghai with young, well off locals, Phebe is ostentatious and over the top. It's filled with screens and bling, costumed waitstaff and, at times, models hired to play mini golf and pretend to play the piano. It's suitably ridiculous... Read more

    • Cantina Agave (Fumin Lu)

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      • Address
        A Mansion, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
        富民路291号, 近长乐路
      • Phone
        6170 1310

      Cantina Agave serves up basic mexican dishes such as tacos, what is impressive is the long list of Tequila and Frozen margaritas. It's small and gets busy late at night and on weekends when the weather is good. Read more

    • Kartel

      • Nightlife
      • Dining
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      • 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

    • Boxing Cat Brewery (Yongfu Lu)

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        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

    • 100 Century Avenue

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        Park Hyatt Shanghai, 91-93/F, 100 Shiji Dadao, near Dongtai Lu
        上海柏悦酒店, 世纪大道100号91-93楼, 近东泰路
      • Phone
        3855 1428

      Spanning floors 91 through 93, 100 Century Avenue is the world's highest bar, restaurant and private dining room. Serving Western, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, the multiple show kitchens include a charcuterie; a western kitchen with four dramatic wood-fired ovens; a... Read more

    • MAO Livehouse

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Live Music
      • Address
        3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu
        3/F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
      • Phone
        6445 0086

      MAO Shanghai Livehouse is a Shanghai's most active large-sized concert venue, hosting local, national, and international acts every weekend and intermittent week nights. Music ranges from pop, to rock, to large-scale electronic events and raves. Shows vary in start... 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

    • Monkey Champagne

      • Nightlife
      • Lounge
      • Xuhui
      • Address
        38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
        东湖路38号, 近新乐路
      • Phone
        6255 6000

      Once-secret bar sort of hidden down a Donghu Lane. Used to be called Monkey Lounge, now it's Monkey Champagne. Basically, speakeasy-meets-Volar, with a top 40 hip-hop soundtrack, Philip Starck-ish design, and a predominantly ABC crowd. Expensive drinks, many kinds of... Read more

    • The Commune Social

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      • Fusion
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        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

    • Manhattan

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • After Hours
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        154 Nanyang Lu, near Xikang Lu
        南阳路154号, 进西康路
      • Phone
        6247 6656

      One of Shanghai's oldest bars, which used to be on Tongren Lu before that street was cleaned up. Manhattan remains popular with that Tongren Lu type of crowd. How do we put this... It's very popular with foreign men and friendly Filipino, Thai and Vietnamese girls.... Read more

    • C's

      • Nightlife
      • Bars
      • Dive
      • Address
        685 Dingxi Lu, near Yanan Xi Lu
        定西路685号, 近延安西路
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        137 9524 1780

      C's is one of Shanghai's most well-know and enduring dive bars, and they've got the toilets to prove it. With graffiti all over the walls, loud music blasting throughout its cavernous rooms, and some of the cheapest drinks in town, C's is a mainstay on the Shanghai... Read more

    • Roosevelt Sky Restaurant

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        The House of Roosevelt, 8/F, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
        中山东一路27号8楼, 近北京东路
      • Phone
        2322 0800

      The House of Roosevelt is the most recent incarnation of the Bund 27 building. In the past, it's been the HQ of British trading firm/opium sellers Jardine Matheson, the offices of the Japanese Navy intelligence, and the Shanghai Foreign Trade Commission. Now,... Read more

    • Mercedes-Benz Arena

      • Nightlife
      • Stage
      • Live Music
      • Address
        1200 Shibo Da Dao, near Shangnan Lu
        奔驰文化中心, 世博大道1200号, 近上南路
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      The former Shanghai World Expo Cultural Center with seating up to 18,000. Best way to get there is by taxi or metro line 8 from China Art Museum station, from there its less than 5 minutes walk Read more

    • Eating Music: Wheelz #18 × ORES

      Ores, Rochaos, and ollo-MAM take over Elevator for an all-vinyl night with pizza from Homeslice and Mario Kart on the Nintendo 64. 30rmb.
    • Bad Girls Ladies' Night

      Free drinks and manicures for all the bad girls at a special anniversary edition of Bar Rouge's popular ladies night. 200rmb on the door.
    • Medusa | Pansexual Realness

      Qween diva Michael Cignarale and fluffer-in-motion Mau Mau get back together for an all-night set exploring the inner and outer depths of soul, hole, and hedonism. Joined by guest dj Diamond Lil, the trio will be serving only the...
      • Nightlife | Elevator | on Fri Oct 19 2018
    • Antidote presents DJ KAMPIRE

      DJ Kampire is the hot name in the Uganda dancing scene right now: She has been making Ugandans dance since 2015. Kampire is a key member of the capital’s Nyege Nyege collective and has been showcasing her talent across the spectrum of...
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Oct 19 2018
    • Room 303 x Midnight Shift pres. Hodge

      MIIIA's Room 303 teams up with Singapore/Berlin-based record label and party crew Midnight Shift to bring back Hodge - another long, sweaty night exploring the outer-reaches of electronic music. Broken, percussive explorations blended...
      • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • Minimalist

      This months Minimalist resident Will A invites two brand new guests to the party to add some extra umph: KSNKST & Matyla join in the fun behind the decks packing an extra double fresh serving of House, Techno and Acid to celebrate a...
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • KFK Presents: Sean Patton

      KFK brings out Sean Patton, based out of NYC, who began doing stand-up in Crescent City and has since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada. Three shows: Friday at 9pm and Saturday at 7pm and 9pm. 200rmb on the door.
    • Damo Suzuki Debut China Tour

      In October 2018, Damo Suzuki, the second lead singer of CAN, will make his first-ever trip to China. His arrival was made possible in large part by Li Xing, a member of the avant-rock/free jazz band Red Scarf and the guitarist and main...
      • Nightlife | YYT | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • Space Out! Hosted by Hodge

      For Elevator's last Space Out! in the Xinle location, we have an extra-special guest. Hodge hails from Bristol, where he's been making some of the most forward-thinking techno of recent years. Little-known is that he also produces...
      • Nightlife | Elevator | on Sun Oct 21 2018
    • Cero

      One of the catchiest, breeziest bands you’ll hear. Cero play chic, sophisticated Japanese “city pop” with a touch of funk, soul and RnB. 220rmb on the door.
      • Nightlife | LOFAS | on Sun Oct 21 2018
    • XIA | 下

      A new concept event which provides an outlet for some for the most established artists from Shanghai and China to explore the slower BPM side of things - downtempo vibes, ambient tunes and chill atmosphere. This first edition kicks off...
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Thu Oct 25 2018
    • Arkham pres. Promnite

      Paul “PJ” Sledge is the name of the mastermind behind Promnite - the New York born producer who’s been making hits and seducing dance floors since 2014. Promnite is the latest project of PJ’s musical endeavors, inspired by the...
      • Nightlife | Arkham | on Thu Oct 25 2018
    • China Social Club Cookbook Release Party

      China Social Club is taking over Dada Shanghai and its all about food, food, food. The music references food; the visuals are all food and please feel free to BYO disco snacks. They will also be releasing a cookbook, free for early...
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Oct 26 2018
    • Silent Disco Halloween Party in Wonderland

      Alice’s Adventures Underground is an Immersive theater performance based on Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" and "Alice Through the Looking Glass," taking an intimate group of 56 into a Wonderland experience as a...
    • BUDX FREAKOUT

      China's scariest party organizers SHFT. have teamed up with Budweiser to throw "the most MASSIVE Halloween Warehouse Rave the country has ever seen!" Fear the hyperbole! Scream at the hubris! Party party party!
    • Beyond The Shimmer

      “Beyond The Shimmer” - a themed Halloween party inspired by the film Annihilation. The film's mysterious and eerily shimmering substance replicates the DNA of all living things from the outside world. The creatures behind the shimmer...
    • Shanghai Halloween Tribute Show

      Shanghai's greatest tradition is back for it's 12th year!! The 2018 Halloween Tribute is a GO with one of the most 90's line-ups to date. Each year local musicians join forces to breathe new life into their favorite bands. This year's...
    • Latin Night

      LGBT friendly bar Roxie hosts a Latin night with sexy sounds of Bachata, Kizomba, Reggaeton, Salsa and other Latin music. Free.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | Wednesdays
    • Pedrito Martinez Group

      Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez was born in Havana in the 70s but moved to New York in 1998. By 2000, he'd been awarded the Thelonius Monk Award for Afro-Latin Hand Percussion. The prolific and talented percussionist and vocalist has...
    • Festivus w/ PREP, Lydmor and Blue Hawaii

      What started as a joke a few years ago has turned into a yearly series in Shanghai featuring sets by PREP, Blue Hawaii and Lydmor. Shows starts at 8pm, tickets are 150rmb pre-sale or 200rmb on the door.
    • Drumcell

      Esoteric techno artist Drumcell explores and discovers the analogue world as much as the digital world of music production, to finally combine them into his very own raw, suspenseful and hypnotic style. 80rmb.
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Nov 10 2018
    • Four Tet

      The mighty Four Tet, one of the most highly regarded indie electronic producers, lands in Shanghai for a Friday night show up at the Modern Sky Lab. Tickets are sure to go quick. If there are any left on the door, they'll be 300rmb.
    • SHFT. present BOY PABLO

      Party crew SHFT is not all about bass and trap music. They also dabble in the indie sphere, as they do with this booking from the band behind "Everytime" and "Losing You". Early bird tickets 100rmb, or 160rmb on the door.
      • Nightlife | Arkham | on Sat Nov 17 2018
    • St. Andrew’s Ball 2018

      The British Chamber of Shanghai throws a uniquely Scottish experience: the St. Andrew's Ball. Hot toddies, bagpiping, a Scottish-inspired four-course dinner, a Celidh band, and whisky, whisky, whisky. Tickets start from 1,242rmb.
      • Community, Nightlife | W Shanghai | on Sat Nov 24 2018
    • Franz Ferdinand

      Forget everything you knew about Franz Ferdinand. The Scottish indie rock band formed in 2002 and helped lead the charge for the post-punk revival, with multiple UK top 20 hits and top singles like "Take Me Out" off their staggeringly...
    • Aperitif Hour

      Modern Chinese restaurant Dao Jiang Hu puts their terrace to good use with an aperitif session featuring rock-bottom prices on beers, wine and cocktails.
    • Ladies Night

      A good one for ladies working in the Jing'an area or those on Nanjing Xi Lu: Dozo offers endless mojitos, Cosmo's, and Pink Diamond cocktails after 9pm.
    • Pizzazz Cabaret Soiree

      An ongoing performance by a rotating cast of showgirls, aerialist, pole dancers, fire jugglers, magicians, singers and dancers. A bit crazy. Kind of Vegas. All live. 200rmb on the door.
    • Happy Hour

      Do happy hour at The Puli hotel's award-winning Phenix restaurant and bar, with drinks at 58rmb each, including complimentary finger food.
    • Comedy Open Mic

      Showcase your best material on stage at Comedy UN's weekly open mic, alongside new and seasoned comics in a friendly environment. Sign up by the previous Monday with WeChat "comedyUN2". Free.
      • Nightlife | - | Wednesdays until Jun 29 2019
    • Friday Night Happy Hour

      One of the city's nicer restaurants hosts one of the city's better deals on Friday nights, when the Egg Caviar, usually 388rmb, is available for just 88rmb, along with a short menu of other bar snacks and cocktails.
    • Sharpshooters Showcase

      Regulars on Shanghai's hip hop scene DJ Reaper & Big Kerm are collectively known as Sharpshooters. Their first event features MMQ, a young hip hop DJ from Shanghai that is quickly becoming a mainstay in the scene. 50rmb including a drink.
    • Icelandic Invasion

      CAGES Bar and Sports is getting raided by a literal horde of comedy vikings. Join Sola Ludviks, Andri Ivars, Hugleikur Dagsson and Helgi Steinar for a night of English language stand-up comedy straight from the only country in the world...
    • Alter.: Lunar Dance

      Alter. takes over the Cut rooftop. Expect a transformed lunar space with subtle neon lights, hazy smoke machine and spinning discoballs; a music journey tracing a line through Italo disco, funk, soul, house, from Chicago to groove, to...
    • ALL:Fractal Fantasy [Live] / Chunyin

      Fractal Fantasy (Sinjin Hawke + Zora Jones) make bristling club music that defies genre classification but lands them squarely in the art world. 80rmb.
      • Nightlife | ALL Club | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • Velvet Nights: Noir Stories

      Sultry smooth jazz saunters across Candor's stage in the newest show: Velvet Nights - Noir Stories. Witness a noir film come to life with all of the dark and mysterious twists and turns our stars can endure. Passion, crime, mystery and...
    • Grito

      Formed in 1995, Mexican hardcore act Grito has played with an impressive list of international acts from Terror and Madball to Agnostic Front, Sin Dios, No Turning Back, Los Crudos and the Misfits. Now they are on a tear through Asia...
    • Nightmares

      Enter a dream of deadly illusions and souls of mischief devil's nightmare halloween party. Wear a costume and receive a glass of blood. Hellish place, special performances and hot tunes from the devils. 200rmb including a drink.
      • Nightlife | M1NT | on Sat Oct 27 2018
    • Freak Show Halloween Party

      The 92nd floor of the Park Hyatt gets taken over by MVP Events and turned into a frightening house of horrors. Free entry before midnight by RSVP to events@mvpshanghai.com. 120rmb on the door.
    • Frisky Disco

      Dragon Burn theme camps Temple of Boom and Roller Disco take over un Caffe Bar for a freaky halloween party. Come costumed and expect late night frisks and roller-skating to live music and DJs. Nastiness 8 until late. 100rmb on the door.
    • ABBA Live Tribute

      Celebrating Abba’s final world tour, The Pearl presents one of our favorite tribute shows ever! A night of Glitter Balls and Sequin’s awaits! The 4 Swedish blonds who once were Sweden’s Total GNP hit the stage. Paint on your hip huggers,...
    • FAST TIMES AT BEVERLY HIGH

      “Return to the decades that taste forgot! Dig out your flares or dust down those drainpipe jeans and channel your inner Tom Cruise at our 80’s themed night. Step back in time to party to all your guilty pleasure 80s disco classics. Fancy...
      • Nightlife | Beverly | Wednesdays until Dec 26 2018
    • Back to the 80s

      The Pearl's new house band, The Red Stars, zoom back in time with Marty McFly to pick up the hits of the 80s. A tribute to Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi and many many more. 80rmb.
    • Happy Happy Hour

      Ever wondered why Danes are known as the happiest people on earth... this is it! Daily happy hours from 2pm-7pm. Estrella Damm Draft 15/20 RMB (330ml/500ml) House wine Sparkling, rosé, white or red 20rmb. Spritz Aperol or Campari with...
      • Dining, Nightlife | EQ | Daily until Dec 31 2018
    • Ladies Night

      Every Tuesday at Barraco, they're hosting a noite das garotas (ladies night). Happy hour prices all night for girls, and other cocktails are half price. (25rmb beers; 35rmb caipirinhas)
    • Saturday Free Flow Selected Draft Beer

      Every Saturday, Bund Bowl offers up free-flow on selected draft beer from 7pm to 10pm. Only 100rmb per person.
    • Halloween Improv Comedy Show

      PRC presents a night of frighteningly funny comedy, improvising spooky stories based on your suggestions. Featuring Kung Fu Komedy regular Josh Tyas. 50rmb.
    • Girls Night Out

      Speed Dating at Bar Rouge! Get a sticker at the door displaying your relationship status and instantly know what everyone else in the club is looking for (or not). Free cocktails and manicures for ladies, and free entrance until 12.30...
    • SHAKE x REDIC: Heatwave!

      Every Thursday night, Shake and Redic present an eclectic night of live rock, R&B, and more, all coming from the soul. Each week, the singer and multidisciplinary artist is joined by a prolific guest musician along with the SHAKE Band....
      • Nightlife | Shake | Today
    • Storytelling & Poetry Open Mic

      A free storytelling and poetry open mic featuring some of Shanghai's best English language writers as they perform pieces based on the theme 'lost'. Free.
      • Nightlife | Masse | Today
    • To the Young and Desperate

      Tracing the lineage from Ambient, Industrial and Gabber to 21, the Ha Dance and Nelly Furtado. With contributions from Jonakoh, JiruiNil, Wootychen and 21st heartbreak.
      • Nightlife | C's | Today
    • FunctionLab: Pain Olympics

      Hangzhou FunctionLab crew taking over ALL once again. 30rmb.
    • Lina K Night 1 Year Anniversary

      It’s been a year since Lina K took over the Thursday night at Celia . Celebrate it with a special line up, starting with Letmens Romanian minimal beats up to Neho‘s groovy house and ending up with deep melodic techno by Lina K and...
    • Converse x Vince Staples: Chuck Party

      Arrive between 10:00 and 11:00 PM wearing Chuck Tayors to get a free drink and a ticket to see Vince Staples and Tizzy T live at Converse x Vince Staples: All The Stories Are True on Friday.
    • NOVA 005 w/ Tiger Stripes

      Swedish superstar Tiger Stripes plays a show by Nova Shanghai, who take over Club DB and turn it into a techno dungeon with an extended dancefloor area for an amazing clubbing experience. 70rmb.
    • Fiesta

      Bar Rouge and MVP's latin party, Fiesta is a shaker with the beats of DJ Tuto, a range of tequila and a muy buena noche. 100rmb at the door.
    • Shanghai Shake: Four Hours of Funk & Soul

      hake's six-piece band, The Shanghai Sheiks, performs classic and original funk and soul with singers Courtney Knott and Tony Hall. Dinner from 6pm, live music from 10:30pm-2am. 80rmb.
      • Nightlife | Shake | on Fri Oct 19 2018
    • WESTSIDE STORY X

      WEST COAST G-FUNK & MOB STYLE MUSIK EVENT Featuring DJs: T-PLUS, Kurapt & TAG from COME CORRECT CREW. Free.
      • Nightlife | C's | on Fri Oct 19 2018
    • Converse x Vince Staples: All The Stories Are True

      Hip Hop star Vince Staples pulls into Shanghai for a free show. Yes, free. Figure out how to trade your info for tickets here: http://bit.ly/CONVERSExVS.
    • Antigen: NKC

      NKC started out in 2011 with the drum-heavy record ‘Marie / Ghettotechno’ on idiosyncratic London label Awkward Movements, and has gone on to international techno success from there.
      • Nightlife | ALL Club | on Fri Oct 19 2018
    • HERD - Zebras

      HERD welcomes you back to The Mansion for the Zebra edition. We encourage you all to dress up as Zebras or other Herd animals and join in this night of Underground House music and debauchery. Think The Zoo project meets Elrow with a...
    • Paulaner Oktoberfest

      Paulaner hosts one of the city's biggest Oktoberfests, with specially sanctioned Oktoberfest beer along with Bavarian Schmankerl. They also fly in the original Oktoberfest band "Die Kirchdorfer" from the Hacker tent of the Oktoberfest in...
    • Glide: A Night of Live Funk and Soul

      Supper club vibes and fierce funk and soul built for the dancefloor. Dinner and drinks from 6pm, live music by six-piece band The Shanghai Sheiks and guest vocalists from 10.30pm. This week's singers are Courtney Knott and Matt Cooper,...
      • Nightlife | Shake | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • BOOM BAP

      The Boom Bap starts their 4th year at C's Bar with a tribute to the genius of DJ Premier. His production catalogue reads as a who's who of Hip-Hop legends, and he hasn't stopped! Selectors DJ Black Daniels and DJ LOKE are excited for...
      • Nightlife | C's | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • Staturday Night Standup Comedy Showcase

      Comedy United Nations presents an international comedy mashup show, featuring comics from China, Scotland, South Africa, England and the United States. Join for a night of stand-up and funny stories. 70rmb on the door.
    • KING CHAIN

      From airplay on BBC Radio 1 with special guest Ellie Goulding, to a massive year full of releases with names such as Far East Movement, King Chain has been taking over the charts globally, not to mention his tours spanning from Looptopia...
      • Nightlife | Le Baron | on Sat Oct 20 2018
    • Welcome to the Yumiverse

      “New Ways for the New Wave” combines outdoor film screenings with DJ sets against Shanghai’s downtown skyline. Join us for our 5th and final "New Ways for the New Wave” event, where we’ll reveal a first look at yumi, a new social...
    • Get Connected pres BLANCAh

      Get Connected Brazil is an association between Get Connected and the Embassy of Brazil in China. This association now aims at showcasing the vibrancy of Brazilian electronic sounds in China. For this time Get Connected together with...
    • Punchlines Against Poverty: Charity Comedy Show

      CAGES Bar and Sports will host a special charity stand-up comedy show featuring the cream of Shanghai comics taking to the stage in aid of Community Centre Shanghai, Giving Tree Shanghai and Home Sweet Home, in association with Wall...
    • Silk Nights - Sensual Stories

      Witness a tantalizing peek into the world of Dark Fashion with Candor's newest show. Like a spool of thread delicately unwinding, this tantalizing show will celebrate silk fabric as a means to weave between the lines of the morality and...
    • Pizzazz Cabaret Soiree

      A night of showgirls, aerial, pole, fire, magic, song and dance. A night of Pizazz! It’s to be a very lively, energetic fun show. A bit crazy. Kind of vegas. 200rmb on the door, show starts at 9pm.
    • Paralyz

      Garage-punk band from Fukuoka, Japan at the big, ol' scary Mao Livehosue. 100rmb on the door.
      • Nightlife | MAO LH | on Thu Oct 25 2018
    • Ron Gallipoli

      Ron Gallipoli is an electronic artist from Auckland, New Zealand. His sound is dark, rhythmic and surprising. He calls it Tropical-Industrial. Ron Gallipoli live performances are an unpredictable blend of electronics and vocals. With...
    • Rocky Horror Halloween Show

      Give yourself over to absolute pleasure this October at The Rocky Horror Variety Show: an outrageously sinful, genderbent reinterpretation of the ultimate smutty cult classic. Join us as we follow the light over at the Frankenstein...
    • Halloween Bash

      Awesome prizes for the best costumes and a mixed drink happy hour. Free.
    • Elevator Closing Party

      Elevator is closing and just about every DJ who ever got within 500 meters of their turntables and mixer is coming back to celebrate with a series of micro-sets. Starts at 8pm and goes until the last person presses the call button to go...
      • Nightlife | Elevator | on Fri Oct 26 2018
    • Barbarism Vol. 10

      The monthly club night for civilized barbarians! BARBARISM is an escape for those who work hard all week and need to experience rawness and real feelings. Expect dancefloor-filling and boundary-pushing pop and hip hop, forgotten...
      • Nightlife | Le Baron | on Fri Oct 26 2018
    • Hong Club Grand Opening

      Free open bar for all foreigners (yes, this kind of stuff still exists in Shanghai) for the grand opening of Hong, up in Hongkou. Free.
    • Beyond the Mask

      Candor's putting on another original "Dark Circus" experience, taking you from the muggy heat of Shanghai to a spring night in Venice, Italy. Candor's dancers twist and twirl lasciviously on the cozy little stage, in a dark and sexy...
    • Villa of Freaks

      Halloween house party style with three bar floors (themed and decorated), professional sound system and djs and singer. 100rmb on the door including a drink.
      • Nightlife | Lychee | on Sat Oct 27 2018
    • ShanghaiLGBT Halloween Pub Crawl

      After a two year hiatus, the ShanghaiLGBT Halloween Pub Crawl is back. Calling all ghouls, gays, ghosts, lesbians, vampires, bis, trans, transalvanians, straights, and anything on that spectrum. This year's ShanghaiLGBT Halloween Pub...
    • Happy Hour

      Half off all listed cocktails from 8-10pm for the month of October at frou-frou salon in the Reel mall.
    • Charlie Puth Voicenotes World Tour 2018

      Multi-plat singer, songwriter and producer Charlie Puth is landing in Mercedes-Benz Arena for one night only, and bringing his Voicenotes Tour with him. The New Jersey musician exploded directly into the upper echelons in the space of...
    • Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

      Jump into the comedy arena at Cages with SCC's weekly open mic night. Free to get in, free to get up on stage.
    • Open Mic

      Qmmunity and Open Doors hosts an open mic with a free buffet for all and a complimentary drink for performers. All forms of inclusive and non-hateful expression are welcome. Free.
      • Nightlife | Lucca | on Wed Oct 31 2018
    • Halloween Quiz & Rocky Horror Picture Show

      The Cages Quiz night will be on as usual on Halloween night, with a horrific twist to the terrible trivia. Immediately after the quiz, we'll show the Rocky Horror Picture Show on one of Shanghai's biggest screens! Newspapers, rubber...
    • Costume Party

      Costume Party! On Oct 31st Show off your best costume to win special prize: 1st - Jameson Whiskey 700ML + Hip Flask + Tote Bag 2 rd – Jameson Whiskey 350ML + Hip Flask From 26th – 31st, special price every night Jameson Ginger ¥50...
    • Halloween

      This Halloween, the Long Bar at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund invites you down to enjoy a ghoulishly good time as we celebrate the most frightening night of the year with drinks, lucky draw, dance show and more. 188rmb.
      • Nightlife | Long Bar | on Wed Oct 31 2018
    • Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

      Open microphone waiting for some of Shanghai's comedians over at Cages, for first-timers and experienced comedians alike. Free.
    • Thursday Ladies: Night Bubbles and Hotdogs

      The Cut Rooftop is serving free Moet & Chandon for ladies from 9pm to 10.30pm every Thursday night, along with the requisite discounted hot dogs. No entry fee.
    • POPASUDA with the Mighty Junior Revelation

      POPASUDA returns to Dada seven years on, with a live reggae-azonta set from the Mighty Junior Revelation. The Ghanaian reggae star splits his time between the Rasta Ashanti hills of Ghana and the studio to put forth some of the most...
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Fri Nov 9 2018
    • Cabaret Soiree: Love Boat

      Come aboard the Love Boat for a fantastic cabaret voyage of comedy, dance, aerial, live music, a Penguin and much more. Featuring the hottest performers in Shanghai, and live dance hits from “The Red Stars” The Pearl’s house band. 180rmb...
    • Weekend Chillout

      Free-flow drinks with live saxophone from 15:00 to 18:00 on the terrace of the Four Seasons' Italian restaurant in Pudong. 199rmb + 15% per person.
      • Nightlife | Camelia | Every Sat, Sun until Nov 25
    • This Will Destroy You China Tour 2018

      This Will Destroy You is one of the biggest instrumental bands of this planet. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of their eponymous self titled album. For this special occasion they will play both classic albums “Young Mountain” and...
      • Nightlife | MAO LH | on Sat Dec 15 2018
    • Italian Dance Wave Asia presents: Franz Scala

      Franz is the head of Slow Motion, an Italian dance label based in Berlin. Aside from producing on his own imprint, he has releases on World Unknown, Tusk Wax and Bordello a Parigi and with his side project Studio Luce on Cocktail d´Amore...
      • Nightlife | Dada | on Sat Dec 15 2018
    • Boozee Friday

      Take 30% off all wine prices from 5pm until 9pm at Kathleen's Waitan to start the weekend off.
    • Spritz & Cicchetti Happy Hour

      In addition to Funkadeli's daily happy hour, they have a Spritz & Cicchetti deal that runs every Tuesday from 5-9pm. Get six cicchetti (small bites) with three bottles of Estrella Damm for 88rmb or cicchetti with three SuperSpritz for...
    • Daily Happy Hour

      Zeitgeist is doing a daily happy hour for afterwork drinkers; 30-40rmb for draft beers, cocktails, spritzs, house wines and gin and tonics, every day, from 3-7pm.
      • Nightlife | Zeitgeist | Daily until Oct 31 2018
    • Spectacles of Sound - Festivus

      Spectacles of Sound Festivus is back! What started as a joke a few years ago has turned into a yearly series in Shanghai featuring some of your favorite artists. This year they're taking over Yuyintang Park on November 8th for a night...
    • Paulaner Happy Hour

      This Fenyang Lu location of the popular German restaurant chain has a happy hour from 4pm-7pm. Their three draft beers are 50% off. So their 500ml drafts are 40rmb instead of 80rmb, and 1 liter drafts that are usually 150rmb are 75rmb....
      • Nightlife | Paulaner | Daily except Sat & Sun
    • Friday Ladies Night

      Every Friday night from 10pm at Jing'an mainstay pub The Spot, they host a ladies night with guest hot bartenders serving free margaritas to ladies from 10pm to 2am. Live band and entertainment.
    • Comedy at the Roadhouse

      Free comedy show at the Roadhouse every Thursday with some of the best comedians in town, plus deals on house wine, house pours and Carlsberg draft. Free.
      • Nightlife | Roadhouse | Thursdays until Dec 26 2018
    • Ladies Night Out

      Boteco's dissatisfied with the quality of Wednesdays in Shanghai, so they're putting on a Brazilian/Latin Ladies Night. Free flow sparkling wine from 9-11pm and shots for dancing ladies. DJ NAZ plays Latin and Brazilian hits from 10pm...
    • Sake and Sumo Saturdays

      Drankin and late night wrasslin! "It’s simple: just buy 2 of our new Sake Bombs for 100 RMB, and you will have the chance to suit up and challenge one of your friends in an epic, best out of 3 fight in the ring! Sumo fight nights will...
    • Salsa Sunday Party

      Every Sunday the cozy pentalounge turns into a hot spot for Shanghai's salsa dance lovers. Weekly rotating DJs bringing the Cuban sound: son montuno, guaracha, cha cha chá, and mambo songs on stage. Starting from 5pm every Sunday,...
    • Rosé All Day

      Celebrate the season with an exclusive selection of Rosé by the glass or bottle at Long Bar and Garden Terrace. Take part in the happy hour, Monday to Sunday, from 5 to 7pm and enjoy 50% off Rosé by the bottle. Prices are subject to 10%...
    • Daily Happy Hour

      Popular Dagu Lu sports pub hosts a happy hour every day (all seven days) from 5pm to 8pm. The Caxton offers draft and bottled beers starting from 25rmb and craft beer on tap from 35rmb. Premium spirits from 30rmb. Great for sport,...
    • Ladies Night

      A deal for ladies who love gin: the first gin (of Hooked's 45-strong gin selection) of the night is free. Special deals on food & drink for ladies as well.
    • Double Happiness Late Night Happy Hour

      Popular Mexi restaurant El Lucha is doubling down on their happy hour deal for the night owls. From Thursday to Saturday they're going around again from 10:30pm to 1am with the happy hour prices, on top of the standard 4pm to 8pm deal....
    • 'Her Thursday' Ladies Night

      Every Thursday at Cinker Pictures, from 8pm to 11pm, they're hosting a menu of Cosmo cocktails free-flow for ladies. Afterwards they're 33rmb per glass. The drinks come with a free outdoor screening of the two Sex and the City movies....
    • Into 6

      Every Friday night at Telephone 6 is a men's only night for all the hot men'seses out there. You know who you are. The pitch is this: "hanghai Combine dark rooms & bar Retro British decoration Lots of Independent&Secret dark rooms...
    • Mr. White @ Beverly

      New York bar luminary Chase White has touched down in Shanghai. With a track record that includes stints at Experimental Cocktail Club, Mace, Saison, Attaboy and more, Chase is the quintessential New York barman: handsome, humorous,...
    • Brew Happy Hour

      For the after-work crowd in deep Pudong, The BREW slings pints of their house-made beer (it's good) and six other draft beers for around 80rmb a pint after the service charge. During their happy hour, you can get buy-one-get-one (refill)...
    • Cages Wednesday Pick-Up Soccer Night

      As a way to kick off 2018, Cages is bringing back Pick Up Soccer Night in a big way. The event is free until the end of CNY. Runs every Wednesday 8pm to 10pm. Players of all skill levels welcome. After, CNY, Pick Up Soccer will be 100rmb...
    • Wednesday Ladies Night

      Every Wednesday at Crocus bar and eatery, they're serving up free sparkling wine for ladies from 8 to 10pm. Pizza and pasta dishes from 28rmb to 298rmb to help blunt that free-flow's affect on your Thursday morning.
      • Nightlife | Crocus | Wednesdays
    • Shake's Jam Session, Every Wednesday

      One of the city's longest-running jam sessions goes down every Wednesday from 9.30pm at Shanghai's house of funk and soul. This is a great night to hear veteran musicians and up-and-coming talent perform covers, original songs, and pure...
      • Nightlife | Shake | Wednesdays
    • Teacher’s Happy Hour

      If you are teacher show the people at Brownstone your School ID to enjoy all day Happy Hour. All standard drinks BOGO, including house wine, standard cocktail, beer, house pour mixers.
    • Monday Teacher's Night

      Every Monday from 7pm until close, Cages throws a party dedicated to all the educators out there. It will feature all the Cages classics: booze, drinking games, and dodgeball. Teacher’s deals will include 88rmb free-flow for Budweiser...
    • Late Night Happy Hour

      Pop bar on The Bund hosts a late night happy hour, seven days a week. From 11pm, they're serving up buy-one-get-one-free Coronas. No entry fee.
    • Soulful Sunday

      Low-key vibes and laid-back funk and soul by Shake's band and rotating vocal talent every Sunday night. Expect classic tunes and unexpected bangers on a warm soundsystem. A great option for those who don't want the weekend to end. Dinner...
      • Nightlife | Shake | Sundays
    • Florida Man Punk Rock Tuedays

      Every Tuesday night is FLORIDA MAN night at Specters. 25rmb Cuba libres and an ear full of punk, proto punk, 80s hardcore punk, glam, psych, and weirdness brought to you by Round Eye front man Chachy. "Come on out and take a lick of the...
    • Wednesday Ladies Night

      Every Wednesday night from 5pm to close at Bund Bowl, they host a ladies night deal on wine. Buy 1 get 1 free.
      • Nightlife, Sports & Recreation | Bund Bowl | Wednesdays
    • Out Of CTRL Producer& DJ Meet Up @ M.E

      Every Sunday DJs from CTRL Sound Academy will be performing at Mao Electronic, delivering banging underground music sets of all genres. Every second Sunday of the month they will have producer and DJ meet ups. 7-8.30 meetups, 8:30 DJ...
      • Community, Nightlife | MAO LH | Sundays
    • Daily Happy Hour

      Two happy hour specials in a single day, every day, down at Bund Bowl. 4pm to 7pm and 10pm to close, they're kicking out a buy-one-get-one-free special on selected draft beer.
      • Nightlife | Bund Bowl | Daily until May 1 2019
    • Free-Flow Gin and Tonics Deal

      Every day of the week Chin Chin offers up 4 hours of free-flow gun and tonics for 150rmb. 5pm to 9pm daily. DJ playing house music every Friday and Saturday night.
    • Friday Night Party

      Every Friday night, an open bar special at Reel to Reel. 100rmb free flowing midnight to 2am. Roma Hard and Alynaa playing a combination of hip hop and house music alongside reggaeton and trap. No entry fee.
    • Moonlight Jazz

      Cotton's Anting location hosts a live jazz combo every Tuesday night. Vocals, piano, and bass lighting up your evening a bit. Gin Fizz's are 50rmb. No entry fee. Runs 9.30pm to 11.30m. Cancelled when raining.
    • Happy Hour

      Jing'an happy hour at Beef and Liberty has buy-one-get-one on house wine and draft beer. Decent burgers here, though they focus heavily on the chic ingredients atop the burgers. Available from 3-8pm every day except for Monday.
    • Carpe Noctem Mondays

      Shanghai's representative craft brewery has a solid Monday craft beer / cocktails deal, at both their two Boxing Cat locations -- Sinan Mansions and Yongfu Lu. They're slinging pints and house pours for 25rmb from 5pm until close on...
    • Half-Price Drinks

      The Shed gets sheddy right after work with their popular happy hour deal for the cadre of inner circle Shanghai expat lifers. The Shaanxi Bei Lu drinking hole / sports bar / general hole is doing half-off select drinks from 6-8pm. Games...
    • Happy Hour

      Cheap booze every day of the week at this small local Yanping Lu pub. 15rmb draft beers from 3pm to 8pm; 25rmb cocktails. Saturday sees the deals extended from 8pm to 11pm.
      • Nightlife | Sword Bar | Daily until Dec 31 2019
    • Deep House Night

      A chill-out deep house session every Thursday at Emptiness from DJ Wei An. 88rmb entry, includes a cocktail.
    • Sam Smith The Thrill Of It All World Tour

      Acclaimed British vocalist Sam Smith is performing in China for the very first time at Shanghai's Mercedes-Benz Arena! Sam Smith, originally from London, has a walk-in closet of accolades to his name. Since bursting onto the world stage...
    • Mariah Carey in Shanghai

      The diva to top all divas, American pop legend Mariah Carey will be in Shanghai October 24 for one show only at the Mercedes Benz Arena. Mariah Carey is the star of 2001’s best-worst movie of all time Glitter and the a best-selling...
    • Goose Island's Happy Hour

      The ubiquitous American craft beer brand offers up cheap pints on their Maoming Lu home base every weekday from 3pm to 7pm. You're looking at 48rmb on rotating drafts. Large and spiffy two-floor craft beer environment with a decent...
    • Happy Hour

      Funka del Sur has a happy hour every day of the week, from 4-8pm every Monday to Friday and from 4-6pm every Saturday and Sunday. Drinks include prosecco, pinot grigio, pinot nero, and Estrella Galicia for 30rmb, Tuatara beer and Zeffer...
    • Sunday Jam Session

      Local band Tribes of Asaph host an open mic jam session at TY7. Bring your own instrument to jam along. Weekly event. No entry fee. 1.30pm.
      • Nightlife | TY7 | Sundays
    • Happy Hour

      Slightly upscale, slightly hip-leaning bourbon and BBQ smokehouse from the Big Bamboo people, The Blind Pig has a seven-day-a-week happy hour. 3pm to 7pm on weekdays and 11am to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday. The deal; buy-one-get-one-free...
    • 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...
    • Luxurious Wednesdays

      Caviar deal on offer at lux Bund lounge Club 3 1/3. No entrance fee and black pearl crown caviar 30g plus nine shots of Grey Goose vodka for 680rmb (originally 1,080rmb).
    • El Juernes

      Spaniards start weekends on Thursday night -- Brownstone offers 99rmb to get unlimited refills on drink (Red/White House Wine, Selected Beer, Selected Seasonal Cocktail, Sangria). No entry fee.
    • Happy Hour

      Everyday, seven days a week, from 5pm to 8pm, all standard drinks BOGO, including house wine, standard cocktail, beer, house pour mixers.
    • Happy Hour

      Every day from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at Seve Italian Restaurant, all wines from the list at 20% off. Enjoy the Summer on the terrace at Seve.
      • Nightlife | Seve | Daily
    • Happy Hour

      Happy Hour at Barraco goes from opening time til 8PM. That time all beers come for 25rmb and caipirinha is 35rmb.
      • Nightlife | Barraco | Daily except Mon
    • Happy Hour

      Seven days a week, Xibo hosts a happy hour deal. From 5.30pm to 7.30pm daily, dine in on fresh and stylish Xinijang food whilst enjoying buy-one-get-one-free deal on house wines, cocktails, and beer.
    • Ladies Night

      Every Thursday night at Coney's, ladies drink for free on selected mixed quality drinks from 8pm until midnight. "Enjoy your time on our patio or inside the cosy sports bar. Boys may try to dress as babes to get the free stuff."
    • Blackstone x Beverly

      Would you care for some magic with your champagne? Slight of hand with that cocktail? Beverly bring you your your weekly dose of magic, in collaboration with Blackstone, Shanghai’s premier magic bar Blackstone. 9pm-11pm, Every Tuesday....
    • Wednesday Ladies Night

      Friendly local bar Sword hosts a ladies night every Wednesday with free margies and red wine for girls from 7pm to 9pm. No entry fee. Concurrent happy hour deals on for the fellas.
    • Comedy Open Mic

      Ever thought about trying standup comedy?! Sketch out 5 minutes and hop on one of Comedy UN's weekly open mics and give it a go. Open mics are a night for new & seasoned comics to try out new material in a friendly, supportive...
    • 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
    • Trap Tuesday

      Trap music influenced night together with some new school hip hop from DJ Sivlé. All the new club bangers, top 100 tracks and underground releases will be included in the DJ Set. Every Tuesday. No entry fee. Starts 11.30pm.
    • Daily Drink Special

      Bund Bowl hosts a drinks special with 98rmb for three drinks (highball or selected beer) from 10pm.
      • Nightlife | Bund Bowl | Daily until May 1 2019
    • Musicology with Professor Geo

      Every Thursday night Specters gives the stereo system over to our favorite resident barfly and music encyclopedia Geo AKA “Hey, I know this song” for GEO’S NIGHT. Our man is on DJ / coatcheck duties playing music that runs from darker...
    • Legendary Vibes

      Legendary Vibes from Alynaa and DJ Sivlé. All night long with the music ranging from trap, hip hop, reggaeton, and house music. 100rmb - open bar between midnight and 2am.
    • Beer Stock Market Aftework Party

      Complimentary mini burgers and bruschetta if you're playing the stock market beer game. Rotating prices on beer, dropping down to 20rmb. Every Tuesday and Thursday at Chin Chin.
    • 20 Kuai Tuesday

      Every Tuesday, Little Creatures kicks out their 20rmb menu, including selected beers, mini crispy chicken, mini mushroom flatbread, and hand cut frites.
    • Kill The Keg Wednesdays

      Every Wednesday at Lil' Laundry, they're killing the keg, with guests getting all-they-can-drink until it runs out. 88rmb per person. Tapped at 7pm.
    • Italian Cocktails and Arancine Promotion

      Every Friday Uva wine bar offers a selection of iconic Italian cocktails: Negroni sbagliato, Bellini, Champagne cocktail and Hugo Cocktail with Arancine, a famous street food from Sicily (stuffed rice balls, coated with bread and fried)....
    • Spring Summer 2018 Specials

      The Nest hosts their seasonal specials. Something is on basically every night of the week, from new drinks and cocktails to new dining options. See the flyer for the complete details.
      • Dining, Nightlife | The Nest | Daily until Oct 31 2018
    • Wednesday Mojito & Bubbles Night

      Every Wednesday from 8-11pm at Xuan Bar, all ladies get free-flow on fruit mojito cocktails, and it's buy-one-get-one all night on Perrier-Jouet Champagne & selected bottle of rum. PRices are subject to 15% charge.
    • 100 RMB for Four Cocktails Special

      Crocus Bar & Restaurant offers up cocktails and bar bits (pizzas, pastas, tapas) in a cozy location right next Jing'an Temple. Every Friday, they're serving up four cocktails from 8pm to midnight for 100rmb. Live music courtesy of DJ LEV.
      • Nightlife | Crocus | Fridays
    • Happy Hour

      Kathleen's Bistro hosts a daily happy hour deal with half price on drafter and selected cocktails. Prices drop in around 40rmb.
    • Happy Hour

      Shanghai's only fully operational queer women bar has an happy hour every Sunday until Thursday. 6pm to 9pm they offer 30rmb on Asahi, white wine, red wine, house pour mixes or shots. A good reason to start the party a bit earlier.
      • Nightlife | Roxie | Daily except Fri & Sat
    • Pop 101

      A night of upbeat musical pleasure and pop music "that may build up to an explosive house music session and Trap music." 100rmb open bar from midnight to 2am.
    • Dirty Mondays with Doc Guan

      Specters kicks off the week every Monday with DIRTY MONDAYS WITH DOC GUAN (of local punk band Dirty Fingers) slinging tunes along with a special on ‘Dirty Fingers Martinis’ — basically our own deliciously toxic version of the classic...
    • Singles Night Fridays

      Every Friday night down at Lil' Laundry they're hosting a Singles Night with T-Plus playing hip hop and 30rmb glasses of beer from 6pm till late.
    • Wednesday Ladies Night

      Every Wednesday night at Zapata's ladies get free margaritas from 9pm-3am. They have a large outdoor terrace and an indoor bar, which people dance on if the night gets crazy enough. Mixed crowd here -- older business types, interns,...
    • Girls Night Out

      Ladies night at Bar Rouge, with free cocktails and manicures for ladies, and happy songs on the stereo from Summer-K, plus decor to "feel like a candy shop". Free until 12.30am with password 'MVP' or 100rmb.
    • Every Wednesday: Roll The Dice

      Every Wednesday, every table booking that buys 2 champagnes will also have a chance to roll the dice with the manager. If the guest wins, they get another glass of champagne for free.
    • Tuesday Whisky Night

      Every Tuesday from 9-11pm at Xuan Bar, 2 glasses of whiskey cocktails are 100rmb, and Chivas 18Y is buy-one-get-one all night. Prices are subject to 15% surcharge.
    • Sunday All-Day Stella Happy Hour

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