Top 3 Pubs in Shanghai

Pool table

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Visiting pubs are very common in China, especially in Shanghai. There are many pubs from the Irish, traditional to late night and german style pubs.

The local people claim that the pubs are full with tourists around the world but it is not true. Many people visit the pubs in China and the aim of this article to persuade of that the pubs are very good and if the visitors are there can’t miss it!…..



The Bulldog Pub

Murphy’s Irish Stout

Murphy’s Irish Stout ©xPrestonx/flickr

Ph. (021) 6466 7878

Open: 11:00-2:00

Address: 1 Wulumuqi Nan Lu (by Dongping Lu)

Subway: Hengshan Lu


The Bulldog pub is not the best choice for relax because is very noisy. This pub is typically a British pub in Shanghai, so the visitors from England when  they through the door, could be right back home. The pub is famous for its service, friendly people, drunken client and the lively atmosphere.

Everything is made of wood, which create the atrium-style. The first floor is a long bar,on the second can play pool or other games and the third floor you can relax in the lounge seating. The visitor can watch the sport of any levels. The average cost is  ¥60 (Murphy’s Irish Stout, Guinness, Strongbow, Kilkenny and  Heineken). The menu has a long list of steaks at ¥108, to pizzas and pastas at ¥60.


Oscar’s Pub

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Ph. (021) 6431 6528

Open: 11:00-2:00

Subway: Changshu Lu

Address: 1337 Fuxing Zhong Lu (near Baoqing Lu)


The Oscar’s pub is famous for  a quiet drink and watching sports. If you enter in the British pub, you can feel yourself as a local person. The best thing about the pub that it serves Sabbath at 11am to 7:30pm on Sundays.

The prices are low: ¥40, the cocktails are ¥50. The staff is very friendly and helpful with the foreigner. On the second floor is a pool table, where you can play and strike up a conversation with the drunken people. I think, you can have a fun and good time here!


The Bund Brewery


Cocktail Jeda ©Villa Bali/flickr

Ph. (021) 6321 8447

Open: 11:00-2:00

Address: 11 Hankou Lu (just off the Bund)

Subway: Nanjing Rd East


This pub located just off the Bund and serves dark micro-brewed  beer. The Bund Brewery is a typical German style pub in the interior. It is solid, effective design, simple and wooden furniture and bizarre portraits on the wall.

The beers start at ¥55 an and cocktails at ¥65. The menu contains from traditional dishes  to international for example Spanish dishes. The food is over  ¥70-80. It is the best place to spend time with your friends and drink a good beer or cocktail.


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