Shanghai Nightlife Guide

Bars, Pubs and Clubs in Shanghai

As China’s most modern city, Shanghai has by far the best nightlife in the country. You can find everything here: western bars and pubs, cutting edge dance clubs and underground live music venues. Shanghai has a particularly good reputation for live jazz – somewhere like the Cotton Club is a good place to start the night.


BarsBars
From more sedate after-work expat hang-outs to wild and rowdy bars that are open until dawn. Read More…




Dance ClubsDance Clubs
They might open and close like a new bride’s legs, but Shanghai’s dance clubs are always guaranteed to be world class. Read More…




Live Music and Jazz ClubsLive Music Clubs and Jazz Clubs
Dingy rock bars with an underground feel where you can check out local bands and silky smooth jazz joints. Read More…




Lounge BarsLounge Bars
Classy places to have a few drinks early in the night, while drinking in a wonderful atmosphere and some sublime views. Read More…




PubsPubs
Shanghai has no shortage of western-style pubs for when you’re feeling homesick or just need a good draught beer. Read More…