Shanghai Gay Bars

Shanghai’s gay nightlife changes quickly but remains small for a city of its size. There’s a good choice of gay-popular bars with something for everyone.

上海的同性恋圈子在这几年逐渐扩大,但以上海市的大小来对比,任然算是小的。虽然如此,上海同志圈内还是有许多夜间场所来迎合不同人的口味。

390 Panyu Rd (near Fahuazhen Rd), Changning District, Shanghai | map | distance

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+86 21 5295 6979 |

weekday 18:00 - 03:00

weekend 18:00 - 05:00

lucca 390

audience rating 3.1 stars from 8 votes - click to vote

Gay café lounge bar Lucca 390 attracts an upscale local and international crowd and serves a range of drinks, food and light meals by friendly staff.

Great for a get-together or social meeting on weeknights. On the weekend, the place turns into a busy nightclub with live DJ’s and party-goers filling the dance floor.

Regular themed nights with DJ, live bands comedy shows, art events – check the website for upcoming events. 中国上海市长宁区番禺路390号

features bar, music, dancing, live music, restaurant (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 现场音乐, 餐厅) | updated: 02-11-2017

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42 Xingfu Rd, Changning District, Shanghai | map | distance

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+86 21 5230 6916 |

weekday Tue-Fri from 17:00

weekend from 17:00

Happiness 42

audience rating 4.3 stars from 21 votes - click to vote

Formerly called “Shanghai Studio”, this bar used to be a popular hangout for creative people to enjoy drinks and socialise.

“Happiness 42” now attracts a good mix of international locals, expats and visitors. Drag show on Saturdays.

features bar, music, dancing, cafe, restaurant, go-go show, cabaret show, free wi-fi (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 性感秀, 歌舞表演, 免费无线上网) | updated: 14-10-2017

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RICE Bar

532 FaHuazhen Rd, Changning District, Shanghai | map | distance

| facebook | +86 159 2110 9881 |

audience rating 4.0 stars from 3 votes - click to vote

The Japanese-styled RICE Bar is a great place to chill out and make new friends. The contemporary environment is popular with both gay Westerners and Asians.

The rather cute bar staff are pretty good at mixing your favourite cocktail, too! Occasional themed party nights.  酒吧地址:上海长宁区法华镇路 532-1 号二楼 (近定西路

features bar, music (酒吧, 音乐) | updated: 15-10-2017

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6F, 390 Panyu Rd (near Fahuazhen Rd), Changning, Shanghai | map | distance

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weekend Fri,Sat 22:00 - late

TELEPHONE 6

audience rating 2.6 stars from 9 votes - click to vote

Gay bar with private rooms, located upstairs from Lucca 390. Open on Friday and Saturday nights, from 10pm.

中国上海市长宁区番禺路390号

features bar, music (酒吧, 音乐) | updated: 17-11-2017

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Lollipop Bar & Lounge

141 Tai'an Rd, Changning District, Shanghai | map | distance

| +86 21 6283 3051 |

weekday 19:30 - 00:00

weekend 19:30 - 00:00

audience rating 3.7 stars from 3 votes - click to vote

This stylish, conversation-oriented lounge is a refreshing addition to Shanghai’s gay bar scene. The world-class design is intimate yet spacious.

Lollipop (formerly ‘Transit Lounge’) has the perfect location for holding a private party or birthday. Quality drinks – their signature cocktail is called “Lollipop”.

Owner James Tsai thoughtfully assembles pop/house/R&B/jazz playlists – we enjoy listening to a set of various interpretations of a single song. The charming, cute staff will welcome you. Chinese and English spoken.

The sexy interior will stimulate you, and the upscale yet unpretentious crowd keeps the flirt factor on high. There is a topless model bartender night event every Thursday. 上海泰安路141号

features bar, music, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 免费无线上网) | updated: 14-10-2017

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2/F, 1557 Huashan Rd, Changning District, Shanghai | map | distance

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+86 133 8605 8821 |

weekday 21:00 - 06:00

weekend 21:00 - 06:00

Asia Blue

audience rating 4.5 stars from 2 votes - click to vote

Gay bar in the heart of Shanghai’s ‘gaybourhood’. This 3rd generation of Asia Blue has a French Provincial look, with lots of comfy sofas and strong bar stools, and a full wall of windows overlooking Huashan Street.

The owner Andy Wong who speaks English and his team offer a warm welcome and friendly service. 上海长宁区华山路1557号二楼

features bar, music, cafe, relaxing cabins, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 咖啡馆, 放松舱, 免费无线上网) | updated: 16-10-2017

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7 Donghu Rd, Xuhui, Shanghai | map | distance

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+86 21 6418 9338 |

weekday Tue-Thu 20:00 - 02:00

weekend Fri,Sat 20:00 - 04:00

CRAFT

audience rating 3.4 stars from 10 votes - click to vote

Cosy, mixed bar with a relaxed atmosphere and an extensive menu of vodkas. CRAFT also has a selection of beer, wine and other spirits. Music is nicely uptempo with some retro, funky sounds.

Located next to Donghu Guesthouse Xintiandi hotel, opposite side of the road from Sichuan Citizen. Go through the alley and up the stairs (above Cinderella KTV) to the top floor.

features bar, music, dancing (酒吧, 舞蹈, 音乐) | updated: 29-08-2017

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3/F Chu Tian Hotel, 1011 Qiujiang Rd, Zhabei District, Shanghai | map | distance

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+86 138 1638 8565 |

New Bobo Bar – reported CLOSED

audience rating 3.8 stars from 11 votes - click to vote

Reported CLOSED.

Japanese-styled karaoke bar and dance club (formerly known as ‘Bobo Relaxing House’). New Bobo is one of Shanghai’s most popular bar for bears, their admirers and friends.

Expect a kaleidoscope of funky lighting illuminating the main (flashing) dance floor and plenty of singing action in private rooms.  闸北区虬江路1011号楚天大酒 三楼

| updated: 14-10-2017

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