Summer in Shanghai

The best pools, ice creams, seasonal fashion and more


When Shanghai’s streets start steaming with more heat than your neighbourhood barbecue joint and the summer showers are really raining on your parade, just keep calm and carry on. You might already know about the fantastic al fresco happy hours or how to live like it's the weekend everyday of the week, but we've got even more tips on how to make the most of the season. Here’s the essential list of the best things to do this summer, whatever the weather.

Eat and drink

Shanghai's best brunches
Restaurants

Shanghai's best brunches

Shanghai's best al fresco happy hours
Bars

Shanghai's best al fresco happy hours

7 fabulous frozen drinks
Bars

7 fabulous frozen drinks

Public barbecue spots in Shanghai
Restaurants

Public barbecue spots in Shanghai

6 wonderfully wacky ice cream flavours to find in Shanghai
Restaurants

6 wonderfully wacky ice cream flavours to find in Shanghai

Hidden terrace bars
Bars

Hidden terrace bars

The best rooftop bars in Shanghai
Bars

The best rooftop bars in Shanghai

6 DIY summer cocktail recipes
Nightlife

6 DIY summer cocktail recipes

The essentials

Beat bug bites and sunburn
Health & Wellness

Beat bug bites and sunburn

How to keep your Shanghai home bug free
Health & Wellness

How to keep your Shanghai home bug free

Super stylish umbrellas
Shopping

Super stylish umbrellas

More things to do...

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

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks

Rainy day activities
Things to do

Rainy day activities

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