Bars & Clubs

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

Written by local experts

Latest bar & club reviews

  • 99 Fuxing 99 Fuxing Overpriced new whisky lounge in the former French Concession
  • Shanghai Beer Factory Shanghai Beer Factory Promising new Chinese-run microbrewery let down by flavourless beers
  • James Coffee James Coffee Another huge dive bar on Zhongshan Bei Lu

Nightlife events

Shanghai clubs

  • Arkham Arkham Underground dance club and live music venue linked to the Arcade bar
  • Club Gaga Club Gaga Showy, but lacklustre pink pop-themed Chinese nightclub
  • Richbaby Richbaby Big, blinging club popular with the locals

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