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House of Blues & Jazz

#186 of 15,933 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
The Bund
Bar, Pub
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No.60 Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 6323 2779
16:30 - 00:00
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Tue 12:00 - 02:00
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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Kiev, Ukraine
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've spent several nice evenings in this place. The music was great and the band very friendly. Barman made great cocktails, those a little expensive. But Shanghai ain't no cheap places :)

Thank Jenusic
Qinhuangdao, China
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

House of Blues and Jazz had a cool atmosphere and the music itself was good. 50 RMB cover to get in until midnight. Drinks very expensive, didn't try any food. Good place to relax and enjoy live music.

Thank MichaelJamesCole
Nanjing, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I could not have scripted a better musical prologue to my Christmas and New Year's Eves! I visited House of Blues and Jazz on both nights after attending concerts at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center--a 9 piece Baroque orchestra ensemble and the Shanghai National Symphony Orchestra, respectively. Everything was just right: the general atmosphere, the food, the drinks, the warmhearted... More 

Thank nmc10162017
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very expensive for what you get, poor quality food, a pint is about £8 Scruffy inside, more staff than customers whilst we where their. I wouldn't recommend this place.

Thank boyd2003
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We found a friendly scene at House of Blues & Jazz during a recent business trip, so much so that we went back several times. The owner and his wife were hospitable and friendly, and there was good (non-Chinese) food there. We went for an open mic night and a night that featured local jazz musicians. Both were fun. No... More 

Thank Sara V
Moama, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Ok venue. About what you'd expect for a club located very centrally in a huge city - expensive drinks, crowded. The music was very good. The entertainment was a bar brawl between 2 groups though. Not smoky at all. Most full of tourists/expats,

Thank touring-plonkies
Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Not that welcoming went around 8ish place empty should have realised from that and vacated then more staff tan patrons. Told band not on till 10 pm fair enough. Food and drink rediculously over priced could get a meal for 4 next door for the same. Couple of not that great ribs and 5 chips a piece of chicken leg... More 

Thank sarahphili
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Great live music. Friendly crowd. Interesting artwork. Hospitable, entertaining owner. I had a great time.

Thank Margrette F
Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

It is an excellent place to relax the mind after 3 days of conference. One of my dining rules in mainland China is 'avoid any Western style food'. But the pasta there was an exception. Had no idea on what to drink. The waitress suggested something matched with the food and my mood. Impressive. Price of the drink was also... More 

Tydd St Giles
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

For our last night in Shanhghai we visited this club. It was excellent, great music and atmosphere (though inevitably some people never look up from their phones!), and even dancing.

Thank Tony C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.60 Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighbourhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6323 2779

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai International Settlement run by the British and Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has endured over time and is now found in the five-star hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.
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