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Discover the best Shanghai events, things to do, restaurants, gigs and nightlife

The best parties and live music in Shanghai this week
Music

The best parties and live music in Shanghai this week

Bisiugroup, Love Bang, Zaliva-D and some very sweaty Vikings

In photos: the best places to see street art in Shanghai
Art

In photos: the best places to see street art in Shanghai

All things big, bold and colourful

The best Chinese dessert shops in Shanghai
Restaurants

The best Chinese dessert shops in Shanghai

These places are pretty sweet

Sneak peek: Disney's CGI Lion King reboot is seriously lifelike
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Disney's CGI Lion King reboot is seriously lifelike

The film is making big roars as it comes out in Shanghai cinemas

Daniel Arsham’s surreal new exhibition messes with time and reality
Art

Daniel Arsham’s surreal new exhibition messes with time and reality

What would people in 3019 think if they found your iPhone?

Summer in Shanghai

The best humidity-busting products to try this summer
Shopping

The best humidity-busting products to try this summer

It's plum rain season, folks

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai
Travel

The best weekend getaways from Shanghai

Escape the concrete jungle with these weekend trips that are perfect for outdoor explorers, swank seekers, sun loungers and more

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks
Things to do

Shanghai's best swimming pools and water parks

The best places to splash out this summer

Shanghai's best al fresco happy hours
Bars

Shanghai's best al fresco happy hours

Get out of the office and onto some brilliant outdoor drinks deals

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The latest from Shanghai

Shanghai has a ramen shop entirely decked out in Naruto decor
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Shanghai has a ramen shop entirely decked out in Naruto decor

Naruto run your way to these good eats

Food news: a new tiki bar, 'topless' pies and Homeslice's summer 2019 pizzas
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Food news: a new tiki bar, 'topless' pies and Homeslice's summer 2019 pizzas

It's really summer, guys

Free outdoor movie screenings hit Shanghai parks this summer
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Free outdoor movie screenings hit Shanghai parks this summer

Shanghai's annual open-air cinema is back

KFC has launched its first meatless burger
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KFC has launched its first meatless burger

Where's the beef?

All the Shanghai cafés with bring-your-own-mug discounts
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All the Shanghai cafés with bring-your-own-mug discounts

Make less plastic part of your morning coffee routine

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Latest restaurant reviews

Jin Hua
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Jin Hua

Yunnan food with a feminist stance

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Polux
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Polux

Paul Pairet’s take on the French café is anything but standard

  • 5 out of 5 stars
Bun Cha Cha
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Bun Cha Cha

A delicious paean to grilled pork and glass noodles

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Rye & Co

Rye & Co

Delicious open-faced sandwiches and fabulous cocktails

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Latest bar reviews

Soul Sacred Space
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Soul Sacred Space

There’s no bad time to shout ‘shots, shots, shots’ at this cocktail bar

  • 3 out of 5 stars
The Odd Couple
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The Odd Couple

A retro 1980's-themed cocktail bar from industry vets Shingo Gokan and Steve Schneider

  • 4 out of 5 stars
Mary Magnate
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Mary Magnate

A two-in-one cocktail bar concept with Art Deco vibes

Monkey 3.0
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Monkey 3.0

An intimate speakeasy with clever cocktails and hip hop

  • 4 out of 5 stars

Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
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Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
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Xintiandi

Restaurants, shops, parks and a slice of Shanghai history in Xintiandi

Zhongshan Park
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Zhongshan Park

Parks, sites, shops, restaurants and things to do near Zhongshan Park

Jingan
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Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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