The shortlist: Spa & Beauty Venue of the Year

The shortlist for Time Out's Love Shanghai Awards 2016

We love Shanghai. And with top-notch cocktail bars, off-the-hook restaurants and fabulous nights out hitting the tiles, how could you not? Here's this year's shortlist, with nominees hand-picked by our editors, for the Time Out Love Shanghai Awards 2016. Want to spread the love? Click here to vote for your city favourites – shortlisted or not!

The shortlist

Doc Guthrie's (Jingan)

Anna Elliott, formerly of Contesta Rock Hair, heads up the operation at this old-fashioned Jingan barbershop in a former convenience store, and presides over a supremely comfortable atmosphere. Here you can get straight-razor shaves, beard trimming or a wash and style. All services include a ...

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873 Kangding Lu


Pudong branch of the popular Dragonfly spa chain, offering excellent value on massages and therapies in a peaceful and well-decorated venue.

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8 Century Avenue

Flower Fingers, Wulumuqi Lu

Flower Fingers is a cosy, clean and friendly spa, offering basic manicures from 49RMB and oil massages from 188RMB for an hour.

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344 Wulumuqi Zhong Lu

Subconscious Day Spa

With the air filling the warmth from natural lighting and the scent from the organic furnishings, Subconscious Day Spa is designed to offer a unique sense of serenity and relaxation. This holistic spa centre provides services, such as massage, facial treatment, nail, waxing and yoga classes.

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183 Fumin Lu

Yu Massage

Set in a charming and tranquil courtyard house set back off Wuyuan Lu, Yu Massage's quality treatments at bargain prices mean that they're incredibly popular and booking is essential. It's worth the effort though, the massages stay true to the acupressure principles of a traditional Chinese ...

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366 Wuyuan Lu

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