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

The top 10 things to do this weekend
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The best things to do this weekend in Shanghai

China Social Club, Super Sexy Carrasco, Monthly Un' Market and more

The best restaurants for dates in Shanghai
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The best restaurants for dates in Shanghai

Make the sparks fly at the best restaurants to take a date in Shanghai

Canadian coffee and donut shop Tim Hortons is finally opening in Shanghai
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Canadian coffee and doughnut shop Tim Hortons is finally opening in Shanghai

Soon you'll be able to get your Timbits and Iced Capp fix right here in town

15 questionable chat-up lines you'll only hear in Shanghai
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15 questionable chat-up lines you'll only hear in Shanghai

'Are you a Didi during peak hours? Because I'll wait for you forever'

What do you love about Shanghai life? Take the Time Out Index 2019
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What do you love about Shanghai life? Take the Time Out Index 2019

We want answers to this question and more, and we’re asking for your help

Book tickets

Star Wars:  A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

A New Hope in its entirety with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live by the the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra from Bulgaria

08 Mar
Shanghai Oriental Art Center - Concert Hall
Jim Gaffigan – Quality Time Tour
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Jim Gaffigan – Quality Time Tour

The US comic brings his world tour to Shanghai

15 Mar
Shanghai Centre Theatre
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Winter in Shanghai

Shanghai's best hot chocolates
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Shanghai's best hot chocolates

The most decadent mugs of liquid gold to get you through the winter

3 excellent cafés to check out this winter in Shanghai
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3 excellent cafés to check out this winter in Shanghai

Had enough café exploring in Shanghai? Of course you haven't

Shanghai's best ice skating rinks
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Shanghai's best ice skating rinks

Where to learn, tune-up or show off your ice skating skills

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The latest from Shanghai

6 annoying things you have to put up with when it rains in Shanghai
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6 annoying things you have to put up with when it rains in Shanghai

Rain, rain go away...

Tickets now on sale for mental health and wellbeing community event R U OK? Day
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Tickets now on sale for mental health and wellbeing community event R U OK? Day

LifeLine Shanghai's day of interactive workshops, workouts and forums is back on March 9

Spring Festival in numbers: digital hongbao spendings, box office sales and travel stats
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Spring Festival in numbers: digital hongbao spendings, box office sales and travel stats

How much you spent, how many of you travelled and who raked in the most red envelopes

The best mac and cheese in Shanghai
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The best mac and cheese in Shanghai

Is there anything more comforting (and gut-busting) than a bowl full of gooey, cheesy carbs?

Rita Ora is coming to Shanghai in March
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Rita Ora is coming to Shanghai in March

She's bringing her Phoenix world tour to Bandai Namco Shanghai Base

Latest restaurant reviews

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Latest bar reviews

Bar Alcocase
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Bar Alcocase

Taste the future

  • 3 out of 5 stars
Stone Brewing Tap Room Shanghai

Stone Brewing Tap Room Shanghai

Craft beer brewery and bar

  • 3 out of 5 stars
Ars & Delecto
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Ars & Delecto

Cafe-bar brought to you by Tokyo's Small Axe

  • 5 out of 5 stars
RIINK
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RIINK

A roller rink cocktail bar from a Shanghai dream team

  • 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
Things to do

Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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