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Shanghais largest English language venue directory, with over 10,000 listings, maintained by an editorial team of long-term Shanghai residents
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  • The Cannery

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      1107 Yuyuan Lu, near Jiangsu Lu
      愚园路1107号, 近江苏路
    • Phone
      5276 0599

    Beautiful lounge with great food at good prices. This one is by the same team as popular Rockbund venue The Nest, but located far west of there on mellow and historic Yuyuan Lu. One of the main themes here is the sea, so fresh seafood is all over the menu. Go for the... Read more

  • Grand Comptoir Le Bec

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      178 Xinhua Lu, near Panyu Lu
      新华路178号, 近番禺路
    • Phone
      131 2294 4178

    Originally "Le Bec & Charlie's" but changed in 2020 to "Grand Comptoir Le Bec," This is Nicolas Le Bec dipping two toes in the world of Thai cuisine. It's not a full-on Thai restaurant, it is still predominantly French, but there are now prawn shao mai and a Thai... Read more

  • Hellas House

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      735 Yuyuan Lu, near Zhenning Lu
      愚园路735号, 近镇宁路
    • Phone
      3257 5188

    An "exclusive Global Leaders’ Club where guests enjoy the best of Greek Culture, Gastronomy and Hospitality," according the blurb on the website. Run by holiday-makers Hellas Group, it's a five-floor mansion facing onto the street, a... Read more

  • Columbia Circle

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      1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
      延安西路1262号, 近番禺路
    • Phone
      3258 8818

    A historical compound that used to house, among other things, the old Navy Club, the Columbia Country Club--a popular hangout for Americans in the 20s and 40s--and a mansion built for Sun Ke, the son of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, by Hungarian architect Lazlo Hudec. After the... Read more

  • Laowaijie

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      Hongmei Entertainment Street, 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
      虹梅路3338号, 近延安西路
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    Laowai Street, aka Hongmei Entertainment Street, is a long pedestrian zone lined with bars, restaurants and diners. Once upon a time, this was the nightlife destination. Since the heady Expo days, its popularity has waned, but it's still a centerpiece of... Read more

  • Yuyintang

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      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, if not the, oldest underground live music houses in Shanghai, and a staple in the city's indie scene. Regular gigs every weekend, with underground acts both international and local. It's small, it's intimate, it has music history carved in... Read more

  • Shanghai Brew House (Hongmei Lu)

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      No. 21B, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
      虹梅路3338弄虹梅休闲街21号, 近延安西路
    • Phone
      3463 5188

    Originally called Shanghai Brewery, Shanghai Brew House opened in September 2019 as a sort of pub and sports bar that brews its own beers. Also on offer, a menu featuring international gastro menu, and live sports screenings. Classic wooden design and a comfortable... Read more

  • The Beer Lady (Kaixuan Lu)

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      1010 Kaixuan Lu, near Yan'an Xi Lu
      凯旋路1010号, 近延安西路
    • Phone
      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 wooden tables and... Read more

  • Circo

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      Columbia Circle, 1/F, Bldg 6, 1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
      延安西路1262号6栋1楼, 近番禺路
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      6079 5270

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  • Wine Universe by Little Somms

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      769 Yuyuan Lu, near Jiangsu Lu
      愚园路769号, 近江苏路
    • Phone
      5298 6130

    Wine Universe sits right next to the Gates of Perdition, the entrance to that Specters alleyway. The proprietors are sommeliers, so this is a passion project. By-the-glass options aren't listed; ask the staff what they're pouring that day. Prices start in the high... Read more

  • Yuyintang Park

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      B1/F, 1398 Yuyuan Lu, near Dingxi Lu
      愚园路1398号B1层, 近定西路
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      5237 8662

    The second venue from Shanghai live-house icon Yuyintang. Built into a basement in the office building across from Zhongshan Park's main entrance, this one's a little bigger. They've poured a lot of effort into getting the space sound-optimized, installing... Read more

  • Bar 233

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      233 Xuanhua Lu, near Anxi Lu
      宣化路233号, 近安西路
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    Casual cocktail bar and beer mart featuring a wide selection of bottled beer with interesting flavors like Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout. Kitchen serves a variety of sea food and pub grub like fried calamari, fries etc.. Read more

  • Dian Shi San (Yuyuan Lu)

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      1213 Yuyuan Lu, near Anxi Lu
      愚园路1213号, 近安西路
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      189 6447 7458

    Dian Shi San is a hybrid of Cafe, craft beer bar, and tattoo design studio. The tattooist and barista, Jinn, is behind the espresso machine, making specialty coffee drinks like Tom Yum Americano(38rmb), Craft Beer Americano (36rmb), and Eisbock Dirty (38rmb) - this... Read more

  • La Cava de Laoma

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      46 Xingfu Lu, near Yangzhai Lu
      幸福路46号, 近杨宅路
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      153 2101 0067

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  • Brew Bear (Columbia Circle)

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      Columbia Circle, 1/F, Bldg 6, 1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
      延安西路1262号6栋1楼, 近番禺路
    • Phone
      6210 8011

    Columbia Circle outpost of the ginormous bottle shop brand. Mix of craft and non-craft bottled beers, nibbles, and some nice outdoor sitting directly on the (non-swimming) pool. Read more

  • Grand Bar Flow Hotel

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      No. 121, Lane 1520, Huashan Lu, near Xingfu Lu
      华山路1520弄121号, 近幸福路
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      6067 3006

    Hidden behind a flimsy hotel reception desk themed after the Grand Budapest Hotel, this bar, much like the original, trades in instagrammability and hype. Heart-shaped bathtubs and pillow fight pits. Get anything more complicated than a whiskey sour and you're liable... Read more

  • Beer Union (Changning Lu)

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      889 Changning Lu, near Yuyuan Lu
      长宁路889号, 近愚园路
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  • The 5 Point

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      2/F, Bldg 2, 166 Kaixuan Lu, near Huichuan Lu
      凯旋路166号2号楼2楼A座, 近汇川路
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      5283 0102

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  • Pleos Wine Club

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      3/F, Bldg 39-41, 3021 Kaixuan Lu, near Yishan Lu
      凯旋路3021号39-41栋3楼, 近宜山路
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      400 022 5502

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  • Dassai

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      M-Town, 1/F, 676 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu
      淮海西路676号新·淮海坊1楼, 近虹桥路
    • Phone
      6248 3587

    Official "Dassai Bars" exist in several major cities, including New York, dedicated to the famous sake brand. This is Shanghai's first. More of a sit-down dining affair than a bar, it's located on the ground floor of the M-Town complex out by Hongqiao Lu. Although... Read more

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