Best Nightclubs in Shanghai

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 ...
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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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...
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...
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...
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[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 ...
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...
[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...
[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...
[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] 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.
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] 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 ...
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] 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...
Virgo

Virgo

A new club has come to the Cool Docks and they have their sights set skyward. With luxe interiors and claims of high-quality cocktails as draws, the up-scale part...

[Closed] Rojam

Huaihai Zhong Lu ¥100-199 for two
A big, thumping disco with laser lights, this is the local Chinese hotspot we've been looking for. Bring your glow sticks.
[Closed] O2

[Closed] O2

Xuhui ¥100-199 for two
If you're looking for a big night of booty shaking in a cavernous club complete with lasers and mirrored walls and floors, O2 is for you.
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