Shanghai Nightlife: Bars in The Bund and Old French Concession

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9 reviews   (5.00)

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Duration: 4 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Come and enjoy your Shanghai night with your party king guide! Your exciting night life starts from the trendy bar street in Xintiandi to the former French Concession area. Embrace the popularity brought by mixed culture from all over the world. Have a drink of some local craft beer, coctail or wine in the traditional shikumen (stone gate) houses . Then, escort to the stylish Vue Bar located on 32nd floor of a skyscraper on the Bund, commanding the breathtaking views of both sides of the Huangpu River- the Bund and the colorful skyline of the Lujiazui area. Dance at M1NT, one of the poshest clubs in Shanghai.

What's Included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide

One free drink at each bar except the last M1NT.

Transportation on the tour

What's Not Included

Additional food and drinks, unless specified


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 80

Additional Info

  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Please note that M1NT is closed on every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, if your booking fall into one of the days, you will visit alternative night club instead
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Former French Concession
Meet your guide at your hotel at 8pm and head up to the Old French Concession area where you'll find the most popular nightlife, hipster bars, casual cafes, and restaurants. The atmosphere ranges from stylish wine pairings to raucous jelly shots and the food on offer is as diverse as the clientele. Enjoy a drink in Cobra Lily, The Refinery, or Devil's Share Bar and enjoy the Old French Concession's leafy backstreets and European disposition.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Bund
Continue your tour at an elegant Vue Bar with an extensive variety of premium beverages on the top of a skyscraper on The Bund (Waitan). On the 33rd floor, there is an open-air terrace featuring daybed seating as well as an enticing whirlpool bath.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The final stop of the night is at M1NT, one of the poshest clubs in Shanghai. You will see shark tanks and lots of luxurious decor, plus a high-end restaurant, a club and a lounge area. Music is commercial house, mash-up, some funky house in the week. In the lounge, you will hear more R&B and hip hop.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Not just a nightlife tour - an insight into Shanghai culture and society as well
Sanshorewala, 09-11-2019
Jim is an excellent host. He speaks great english and immediately built a level of comfort and rapport with us. He picked us from our hotel in the Shanghai city centre nearby the Bund and took us to various locations in Shanghai, including an easter egg at the end that I will not spoil in this review.
He is very knowledgeable about Shanghai and Chinese culture and society, as well as the background of foreign visitors and their perceptions about the country. We were never bored with him and he always went the extra mile to show us the true beating heart of the city's nightlife - including getting baijiu from a local shop in a working class neighbourhood.

You will leave this tour feeling like you got a real taste of Shanghai, especially for us who were visiting first time for business. I highly recommend it, even if you end up being the only person (it was only my sister and I for the tour we booked). It will be a fantastic night.
Shanghai Nightlife Tour
FarAway767637, 18-01-2019
Booked this tour for my friend's birthday and it did not fail to please! We visited 4 iconic nightspots with our guide Jim, who was absolutely brilliant! The locations were diverse and well picked, allowing for a variety of different experiences - which is exactly what we had hoped for. This tour is a must if you want to experience the Shanghai nightlife from somebody who knows it well. Highly recommended!
Shanghai Nightlife And Bars Tour
minione-4647, 26-06-2018
Tour: Excellent from start to finish. This is a private tour so you can pick and choose to suit your needs if you are not in the mood for a late night or you are then this tour can be changed to suit you needs. We opted for a relaxed night as we did we had a long day with an earlier tour. This tour was provided to us by an excellent, knowledgeable and very approachable guide called Stephine Fan. She was brilliant. We had a fantastic time no question she hesitated on and we had quite a lot.. telling us about the history of the area of the bars and the architecture inside and out to taking us to a bar called "Pree" which'd served boozy ice pops which was a nice surprise in the night heat. we went to a number of stops and had a lovely drink in "Cobra Lily" which is in the French concession area which I highly recommend. from there to a bar called "Funkadeli" here there seemed to be the area of a more western vibe but nice to experience. I would highly recommend this tour as you can change to be a high paced to be ending up in a high end nightclub (with a shark tank in the club) to a quiet relaxed bar in the French concession area there is such a range in such a diverse city. Strangely enough we opted for our last stop at a tea house a suggestion from Stephanie. Here is where we had a lovely encounter with the owner and showing us all the different teas and brewing methods this was located on No364 Hefei Road a very different end to the night then our usual nights out but we wanted it that way as we had a busy morning next day.
Transportation: Excellent!! Stephanie arranged all through an app on her phone and we were waiting no longer then 5mins on any transport between bars. There is an option to stay on at the end of your tour in an area or drop back to the hotel the option is yours.

We had a nice time. It's just the...
mayyclara_y, 17-06-2018

We had a nice time. It's just the two of us, but we went to like 4 place and had a bunch of drinks even on a Tuesday. It's exactly as described.

The guide manages events for multiple bars/clubs. In other words, we got to bypass lines because she knows people.

Shanghai Nightlife tour
marlo p, 15-04-2018
Great tour and guide! Lots of fun and insights to Shanghai and some of the most known bars and clubs. Glad we did it the first night to know the places for our next evenings.

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