After being forced to close
at the back end of 2016, Arkham
has finally reopened under the
same name at new digs next to
Found 158 on Julu Lu.
Almost a carbon-copy of the
original, with promoters like
SHFT., STD and Yeti moving back
in, fans of the old Arkham will
likely be happy enough with the
new incarnation. It’s technically
underground, has a very similar
layout and vibe to the original
and has a decent sound system.
But it is also making more of
an effort to court Shanghai’s
high rollers as well as the cool kids. There
are four VIP rooms in the works, one with
its own DJ booth and sound system, and
there’s a bigger area of raised tables at the
back of the club for those willing to fork out on four-figure drinks packages.