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Jazz Club at the Peace Hotel

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Address: No.20 Nanjing East Road, Shanghai, China
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US$150.00*
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Shanghai Luxury Dinner and Nightlife Experience including Lost Heaven and Bar...
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Very special, but also diminishing charm

I have been here a few times. The first time the cocktails were so worth it. But recently it was only ok. I love the Signature cocktails, and if you are in mood for some bar food... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times. The first time the cocktails were so worth it. But recently it was only ok. I love the Signature cocktails, and if you are in mood for some bar food - they have the best popcorn chicken!!! Panda cocktail is also a kicker. I like the fact that they try to recreate the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were there on a Monday night, and because we weren't guests at the hotel, there was a 200 RMB minimum per person. The cocktails were great, service was good, lots of interesting guests to watch and speculate about. As for the music, I don't know what that was, but it definitely wasn't jazz. More like a close cousin of... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The day was long and busy, but at 10 pm when the work was done I felt the night was young and Shanghai open and friendly. I took a the metro to The Bund and sit myself at the bar of the Jazz Club @PeaceHotel. The whiskey sour was so good that I had to go for more than one... More 

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Annapolis, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Jazz Club is a throwback to Shanghai in the 1920's. The band and the singer I suspect were headliners back then and time has done nothing to improve their performances. The 200 yuan minimum will get you not quite two drinks. There were several women who danced -- one expertly one exuberantly -- both I suspect were paid by... More 

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Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Are you asking me to write about those legends? Please dont do it because i dont want to explain them into words..I still remember those peaceful faces of them and calm fingers playing pieces of seconds for their love on piano, drums, saxophone..... Wao i was there, heard them saw them... The music were floating all around that room as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Amanda Tang was very friendly, attentive and helpful while serving my table. She recommended the good drinks and unbelievable good foods. We were all very happy that day. I would come to the Jazz bar again for the same experience.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Bund is shanghai's pride and Peace hotel is an iconic hotel which had presented history in a city where new infrastructure shines Visit to this hotel is made unique by the old jazz club performance. Exceptional musicians who are 60 plus like the aged whisky perform every night at Peace Hotel Music is great , you can take photos and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Thought of having a drink after a walk along Bund waterside promenade turned into a series of questions at the Bar door. "are you staying here ", "You will have to spend so & so" .. oh really? This hotel could have been so much nicer than it it now. It looks dated, stickup staff and guests make a nice... More 

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singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stepping into the Jazz Club is like a walk bck into history.The musicians are all at least 70 years old ,two bands and clad in Dinner Jackets.The double bass that they play,could be of the same era! The olde worlde style of the bar adds to the ambiance which is wonderful. The band are good musicians and play a mixture... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Cocktails, musicians playing live jazz, historic building, Shanghai. What isn't to love? Check this place out. It's a definite stop on an Shanghai itinerary.

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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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