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16 Jan 2017
“Great place for some good music , and great crowd”
25 Sep 2016
“One of the best club in shangahi”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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No.5 Yongfu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Finding the Shelter is sometimes difficult, unless your taxi driver knows it , always ask , there is a small cover charge , but well worth it , the staff is friendly, and attentive, drink prices are reasonable, Beer is always cold and delivered quickly...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Christopher O
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Believe me you dont want to miss this club if you are in shanghai. I went there with my friend it was hard to find but we found it and im so glad cause it was amazing its like a tunnel and pretty dark. The...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Anahita N
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Have been several times in the past few months. Great stop after apartment, keep the party going until 5am. Fun and endless beats, always has a decent crowd. Hip hop night is not to be missed

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 3 May 2016

A few things I can tell you about this place 1. It is definitely one of the coolest spot in Shanghai 2. Perfect setting in the shelter room, great underground bar 3. They bring a lot of subculture musicians and DJs 4. A lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank euromun
Reviewed 29 November 2015

With the exception of smell of wet soil, The Shelter has everything one needs for a perfect gateway to nightout with friends. The standard drinks range from 40+ RMB and normally they have entry charges on weekend. I paid 30 and 60 for the two...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Manish R
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Went there on Halloween... The entire place is very well done up and has oodles of character... It is an abandoned bomb shelter and that gives it a great atmosphere... The entry is prices at 50 RMB.... The bar is pretty reasonable... The music system...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank SundeepJoseph
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We went to a hip hop gig here after a slightly terrifying night at the bigger clubs in Shanghai. Fun vibe, cool music and sweet underground venue.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Emma C
Reviewed 11 April 2015

One of the few clubs in the city to offer a diverse range of dance music from local independent DJs and some of the leading international artists in hip hop, d'n'b, dubstep, reggae and techno, the beer cost in average 30rmb (5usd) and vodca, tequila...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Ricardo R
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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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