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Here Are 11 New Bars to Drink at for 11/11

So many — too many? — new bars.
Nov 10, 2020 | 11:00 Tue
Photos: Brandon McGhee
If you need a drink for whatever reason — none in particular, joy, despair, everybody's life is a unique smorgasbord to pick from — then I have good news for you. There are so, so many new places to drink. In the time it has taken me to finish this sentence, another three have probably sprung up.

Some of these places deserve an article to themselves, some don't, but if we drip-feed this tidal wave of liquor to you, we won't be done until January. So here you go! Booze blast! Eleven places to drink! Go, go, go!

Made it to the bottom? Have a hot bit of beer news

Very good Danish beer bar Mikkeller is opening a new two-story place in Xintiandi where the El Luchador used to be. The new Mikkeller will have an actual kitchen this time, serving up slightly elevated Danish fare. Can't wait for some smørrebrød and frikadeller, just like mammi used to make in-between her eighth and ninth pint of akvavit. Not for a while though; they're expecting to open in February, so we'll check back in with them in... May?

Looking for more places to drink? Check out our directory of bars and clubs in Shanghai.


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