Best Nightclubs in Shanghai

Cirque Le Soir

Cirque Le Soir

Cirque Le Soir is one of London's craziest and most entertaining nightclubs, and, after branching out to Dubai, has arrived in Shanghai. This burlesque venue trea...
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Muse on the Bund

Muse on the Bund

This sumptuous club has a glorious rooftop terrace with an infinity pool, lavish KTV rooms and VIP lounges with tricked out sound systems. The newest of the Muse ...
Just On The Bund

Just On The Bund

Just On The Bund is a brand new cosmopolitan club of Shanghai’s bund nightlife. Perched on the 23rd top floor above bund, JUST provides a spectacular view of the ...
Downtown

Downtown

The newest incarnation of the space that first held after-hours spot Amber and then LGBT dance lounge D9, Downtown is a music-focused club by the owners of recent...
MYST

MYST

MYST shakes-up the city's where-to-go-clubbing calculus. Plus for location, situated ideally in Jing’an and plus for its space. It has got to be by far one of the...
[Closed] Mixx Club Lounge Terrace

[Closed] Mixx Club Lounge Terrace

Occupying the space vacated by Zeal, Mixx is an average Chinese club: gaudy décor, plenty of tables and no dance floor. Patrons were mostly large, boisterous grou...
The Shelter

The Shelter

Xuhui Less than ¥99 for two
Shanghai's haven for those who choose dancing over posing, this former bomb shelter is the place to come for underground dance music, including frequent appearanc...
M1NT

M1NT

The Bund ¥200-299 for two
Comprised of a club, bar, deck and restaurant area, this elegant and understated members-only, shareholder venue that puts a focus on exclusivity and quality. Com...
Le Baron

Le Baron

This ultra-hip nightclub chain by graffiti artist André Saraiva has opened in Shanghai to compliment its NYC Chinatown, Tokyo and Paris outposts. Music is a fun r...
The 7th Floor

The 7th Floor

The main pit of this Top 40-blaring club is jam-packed with couches to relax on while eyeing the dancefloor, which is tiny but free of any bullying bouncers. Drin...
[Closed] Absolute House

[Closed] Absolute House

Xuhui ¥200-299 for two
An old-factory ambience with super high ceilings. Deep house, techno and electro grease the gears for manufacturing good booty-shaking.
[Closed] Cookie

[Closed] Cookie

Located close to Jing'an Temple, this club offers up a refreshing mix of mash-up and electro funky house. With the motto "The New Music We Trust" you know exactly...
[Closed] The Geisha

[Closed] The Geisha

This three-story complex features a restaurant serving edgy, West Coast Japanese on the first floor, a club on the second floor and a vaguely The Apartment-esque ...
[Closed] Club G Plus

[Closed] Club G Plus

Xintiandi ¥100-199 for two
The “plus” in the name is justified-this is an impressively big club, with a gigantic LED screen. An ideal place to get down with international guest DJs.
[CLOSED] D10 Departure Lounge

[CLOSED] D10 Departure Lounge

##CLOSED Buried in the basement Da Tong Mill, this airplane-shaped bar has waitresses dressed as cabin crew and bar tenders dressed as pilots. The drinks are dec...
M2

M2

Nanjing Xi Lu ¥100-199 for two
Located in Plaza 66 where Wynn Winn used to be, Muse 2 has kept the same lay-out and formula. Expect flashy bar tricks and meandering models on any night of the w...
[Closed] Julianna

[Closed] Julianna

Changning ¥100-199 for two
Spend a night partying with the locals at this lively club serendipitously located on the otherwise peaceful Jiangsu Lu. Beers are YY45.

Jazz 37

Nanjing Xi Lu ¥100-199 for two
Located at the top of the Four Seasons Hotel, this stylish lounge provides a comprehensive drink like as well as conversation stopping views of Pudong and the for...
[Closed] Richbaby

[Closed] Richbaby

Richy's brand has reopened the vastly popular old spot that used to be Babyface. Inside, it's the same blend of tables, booths, flashing lights and dancing girls ...
[CLOSED] Ibiza

[CLOSED] Ibiza

This spacious club has enough untz untz to keep Shanghai's techno-loving patrons out until the wee hours of the morning. Backed by Okay, Play!, Ibiza regularly we...
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