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Barbarossa holds three floors of Arabic opulence beside the lake in People’s Park. With its delicious cocktails and a serene atmosphere, it attracts a glamorous crowd and is one of the city's finest for a relaxed drink out. Every day, between 5 pm-8 pm, drinks are 50% off.

Bars & Nightlife

Some cities simply never sleep, and Shanghai is certainly one of those. In Shanghai, the party lasts till daylight - and then starts over. Like everything in Shanghai, the bar scene is developing fast with new venues opening every month. Gone are the grey days when fun was frowned upon as a bourgeois pursuit. Contemporary Shanghai is making up for lost time with everything from pulsating house music to sultry jazz. And here are the best bars and nightclubs in Shanghai, China: