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The top 10 things to do this weekend
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The best things to do this weekend in Shanghai

Make the most of your days off with a bunch of brilliant parties, eats and more around town

The best things to do around Shankang Li
Things to do

22 fantastic things to do around Shankang Li

Your guide to all the best things to eat, drink, see and do on the Shaanxi Bei Lu, Kanding Lu axis

Take map-making artist Gareth Fuller on a tour of your neighbourhood
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Take map-making artist Gareth Fuller on a tour of your neighbourhood

Show the British artist your favourite Shanghai spots for his next work

The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now
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The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now

We've got you covered with our select list of brilliant shows to see this season

The best rooftop bars in Shanghai
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The best rooftop bars in Shanghai

Soak up sweeping views and boozy sips at these top terraces

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Meet Shanghai's Michelin-starred restaurants for 2021
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Meet Shanghai's Michelin-starred restaurants for 2021

43 of them, plus Bib Gourmands and Michelin Plates

Get specials at more than a dozen bars during Time Out Nights Out
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Get specials at more than a dozen bars during Time Out Nights Out

Four weeks of discounts through November 18 to make your autumn that much better

World-famous dim sum restaurant Tim Ho Wan just opened in Shanghai
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World-famous dim sum restaurant Tim Ho Wan just opened in Shanghai

The Hong Kong-born chain is famed for being the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world

Visa news: returning to China simplified for many residence permit holders
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Visa news: returning to China simplified for many residence permit holders

From September 28, rules for re-entry look set to get a lot easier for these residence permit holders

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DuLi
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DuLi

California-inspired restaurant with Chinese flavours serving wholly plant-based dishes

Hidden Thai Bistro
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Hidden Thai Bistro

Petit restaurant from two Thai natives serving everybody's favourites and northern Thai specialities

Mikkeller
Bars

Mikkeller

China's first outpost of the Danish microbrewery

RTD
Bars

RTD

Short for ready to drink, this new concept shop and bar serves takeaway cocktails on the cheap

Tacos
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Tacos

Shanghai has gotten one more spot with an outpost of Tacos in the unlikely back alley food street of Pudong’s FOR mall

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Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
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Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
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Xintiandi

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

Zhongshan Park
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Zhongshan Park

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

Jingan
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Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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