Bars & Clubs

Shanghai’s best guide to bars, DJs, and nightlife

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Latest bar & club reviews

  • Kulou Kulou Bar-cum-club aimed at the post-Yongkang Lu crowd
  • Flask Flask Stylish new ‘hidden’ cocktail bar that puts concept before drinks
  • Encore Encore Serving classic cocktails in an old-style house on Danshui Lu

Nightlife events

  • Jackie 20 Dec
    The Shelter
    Chinese techno expert Jackie takes the decks for Void at The Shelter
  • Christmas Singles Party at Kartel Lounge 20 Dec
    Kartel
    Kartel Lounge holds elegant Christmas mixer for single expats in Shanghai
  • Rodion 20 Dec
    Arkham
    Electric City present dark and twisted house music at Arkham

Shanghai clubs

  • Arkham Arkham Underground dance club and live music venue linked to the Arcade bar
  • M1NT M1NT High-end club with VIP roof terrace
  • Bar Rouge Bar Rouge Bund-side lounge bar for the high-class clubber

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