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Discover the best Shanghai events, things to do, restaurants, gigs and nightlife

The best parties and live music in Shanghai this week
Music

The best parties and live music in Shanghai this week

Tinashe, LSDXOXO, New School Punk Band and more

Shisanyama, Amapiano and Nando's sauce: the best of South African Shanghai
Blog

Shisanyama, Amapiano and Nando's sauce: the best of South African Shanghai

Hundreds of nationalities call Shanghai home. We’re saluting them one by one

What the future looks like according to one huge Shanghai tech fair
City Life

What the future looks like according to one huge Shanghai tech fair

Five of the coolest innovations from this year's Consumer Electronic Show

6 things you might not know about the Chinese editions of Harry Potter
Books

6 things you might not know about the Chinese editions of Harry Potter

All about Harry's journey from the United Kingdom to the Middle Kingdom

The best things to do in Shanghai this week
Blog

The best things to do in Shanghai this week

From Unravel to the new Spider-Man, here's what's going on this week in Shanghai

Summer in Shanghai

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai
Travel

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai

Escape the concrete jungle with these weekend trips that are perfect for outdoor explorers, swank seekers, sun loungers and more

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks
Things to do

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks

The best places to splash out this summer

Shanghai's best al fresco happy hours
Bars

Shanghai's best al fresco happy hours

Get out of the office and onto some brilliant outdoor drinks deals

Shanghai's best gyms
Health & Wellness

Shanghai's best gyms

From bells-and-whistles boutiques to bang-for-your-buck budget gyms, here's where to work out in the city

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The latest from Shanghai

Ultraviolet named once again in The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2019
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Ultraviolet named once again in The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2019

Paul Pairet's trippy immersive restaurant continues to fly the flag for China

This new pass makes visiting Shanghai's top attractions easier (and cheaper)
Blog

This new pass makes visiting Shanghai's top attractions easier (and cheaper)

Take in all the tourist sites for fewer RMB

Luckin Coffee is testing out self-service coffee machines
Blog

Luckin Coffee is testing out self-service coffee machines

Soon you'll be able to get your Luckin on the go

teamLab founder Toshiyuki Inoko on digital art and his Shanghai show
Art

teamLab founder Toshiyuki Inoko on digital art and his Shanghai show

The Tokyo-based collective is currently staging TANK Shanghai's inaugural exhibition

The world's biggest airport opens this year in Beijing
Blog

The world's biggest airport opens this year in Beijing

Construction is slated to be completed by June 30

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Latest restaurant reviews

Jin Hua
Restaurants

Jin Hua

Yunnan food with a feminist stance

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Polux
Restaurants

Polux

Paul Pairet’s take on the French café is anything but standard

  • 5 out of 5 stars
Bun Cha Cha
Restaurants

Bun Cha Cha

A delicious paean to grilled pork and glass noodles

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Rye & Co

Rye & Co

Delicious open-faced sandwiches and fabulous cocktails

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Latest bar reviews

Soul Sacred Space
Bars

Soul Sacred Space

There’s no bad time to shout ‘shots, shots, shots’ at this cocktail bar

  • 3 out of 5 stars
The Odd Couple
Bars

The Odd Couple

A retro 1980's-themed cocktail bar from industry vets Shingo Gokan and Steve Schneider

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Mary Magnate
Bars

Mary Magnate

A two-in-one cocktail bar concept with Art Deco vibes

Monkey 3.0
Bars

Monkey 3.0

An intimate speakeasy with clever cocktails and hip hop

  • 4 out of 5 stars

Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
Things to do

Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
Things to do

Xintiandi

Restaurants, shops, parks and a slice of Shanghai history in Xintiandi

Zhongshan Park
Things to do

Zhongshan Park

Parks, sites, shops, restaurants and things to do near Zhongshan Park

Jingan
Things to do

Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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