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    • ADDRESS:
      Inside People's Park,
      231 Nanjing Xi Lu,
      near Huangpi Nan Lu
      (Entrance between Starbucks and Shanghai Art Museum)
      南京西路231号, 人民公园内 近黄陂南路
    • PHONE:
      6318 0220
    • AREA:
      People's Square
    • METRO:
      2 mins walk from People's Square
    • HOURS:
      Daily, 11am-late
    • CARDS:
      Local and international cards accepted
    • WEB:
      Mon to Fri from 2–8pm and Sat to Sunday from 5-8pm: Drinks by the glass are 50% off -- includes beers, wines, selected Martinis, Barbarossa and classic cocktails.
    • Editor's Description
      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.
    • Weekend Brunch

      Barbarossa, that classic tourist spot in People's Park, has a new brunch menu with twelve different choices, like eggs Benedict, club sandwiches, burgers, and more. Prices start at 58rmb, and brunch goes from 11am–3pm. Really quite a...
      Dining | Barbarossa | Every Sat, Sun |
    • Ladies On Top

      Free drinks for females every Wednesday night in People's Park. Barbarossa dishes out sparkling cocktails for the ladies from 9pm–midnight while a guest DJ plays some loungey tunes. Nice patio there -- worth checking out on a nice day....
      Nightlife | Barbarossa | Wednesdays |


    • 2015-03-02 Finished

      Barbarossa Flavours Monday

      People's Park tourist staple Barbarossa just finished some remodeling, and they're back open with a tapas special on Mondays. Every Monday from 5pm-close, all tapas are half price. That's it. No cover.
      NOT TAGGED | Barbarossa | daily |
    • 2013-01-01 Finished

      Barbarossa By The Glass

      Every day at Barbarossa in People's Park Mon from 2–8pm & Sat to Sun is from 5-8pm select beers, wines, martinis and other classic cocktails are all half off. The deal is valid at the second floor bar and lounge only. This is a really...
      NOT TAGGED | Barbarossa | daily |
    • 2015-04-30 Finished

      10th Anniversary Party

      Classic People's Park tourist destination Barbarossa celebrates ten years in the game. That's like 60 years in real time. Live music by Iris Jazz Band, DJ Michelle, and a Spanish guitarist. No cover. Starts at 8pm.
      NOT TAGGED | Barbarossa | on Thu Apr 30 2015 |
    • 2013-03-10 Finished

      Sunday Laze

      Every Sunday afternoon, Barbarossa hosts a Lazy Sunday with half price beers from 5pm till close. Promo only available on the second floor bar and lounge only. This is a really nice place to sit out when they weather is nice, especially...
      NOT TAGGED | Barbarossa | daily until Dec 31 2014 |
    • 2013-01-01 Finished

      BOSSA Friday

      Every Friday, Barbarossa kicks off the weekend with their Bossa Fridays party. Up on the second floor bar and lounge in their resident DJ kicking out funk, groove and deep house music all night long. No entry fee. Starts 9pm.
      NOT TAGGED | Barbarossa | daily |
  • A wonderful evening ruined by awful service
    For Barbarossa on July 18, 2014
    Value for Money
    Suitable for ...
    The Food
    A Date
    The Drinks
    With Family
    The Service
    Business Dinner
    With Friends
    Joined Mar 12, 2012
    Posted 1 Reviews
    I was there on Wednesday night with a large group of friends. Everything was going well, warm weather, nice drinks, nice lighting and decor, nice house music. I was spending alot of money, but I was feeling good, enjoying myself and didn't care. By about 11pm I had spent about 500rmb on shisha, cocktails a very delicious ale and was feeling thirsty again. I politely asked the waiter for a glass of water, my second one of the evening, and was told "sorry, we don't serve free water." I felt shocked. I explained I'd been there all night, was with a large group of about 8 people and had spent alot of money. He said "we already gave you one free glass of water before, sorry we don't do that." My friends were all shocked, one said "well can I claim my free glass of water then?". The waiter just turned and left.

    Unbelievable. Too much to ask for a free glass of water? After our group spent thousands at the bar? Is that how you look after your customers? Do you think that will encourage us to return? Do you care?

    Bye bye Barbarossa...
    Terrible service, expensive cocktails
    For Barbarossa on April 27, 2014
    Value for Money
    Suitable for ...
    The Food
    A Date
    The Drinks
    With Family
    The Service
    Business Dinner
    With Friends
    Joined Apr 27, 2014
    Is French
    Posted 1 Reviews
    First of all, it's always overcrowed. Cocktails are quite original but quite expensive also. And in the end, it's not worth the price.
    Service is absolutely terrible. About 6 months ago, we were placed close to the bathroom from where a degusting smell was coming from (we were 4, all feeling the same). I'm asking a waitress to change our table or do something. This girl answered me : "well i think you're drunk !". We didn't have yet our first drink, and we'd to wait 15 minutes to get it.
    The music is also too loud so you have to shout-talking all the time.
    So it's not a place to recommend either for a date, a business dinner, or friends. If you're a tourist visiting people's square, then get a fast drink to enjoy the view on the gargen. Otherwise don't go there.
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