Eminently comfortable cocktail bar close to Jiaotong University. The drinks aren't cheap, but they're made with quality and love so you won't feel ripped off. They've got about 50 drinks, mostly in the 80-100rmb range, and some Kentucky beers. There's several couches and low seating areas, a bar with space for twelve, and a few tables outside, plus jazz music on the stereo at a perfect volume. Simple and elegant, it's a good spot for a date.
There is a movable feast of popular dining venues in Shanghai among trend-chasing locals, perpetuated by WeChat, Weibo, photo bloggers, and "key opinion leaders" on whichever other platforms people utilize to publicize their private dining experiences. By reason of laziness, I'm not privy to that circle, so I was genuinely surprised to find a 20-person+ queue at the new-ish bar / café...
Take A Date allows you to find someone on who wants to go with you to Bar No. 3
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