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Captain Bar

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The Bund
Bar, Pub, International
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No.37 Fuzhou Road | Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6323 5053
17:00 - 06:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 06:00
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the service was average... great meeting spot on the rooftop patio. prices 50 yuan for a beer, worth it having such a relaxing spot overlooking the skyline

Thank Karen C
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends had told me to head to the Captain Bar and I never would have found it if I hadn't looked it up in advance and followed the map on my phone. The nearest subway is Nanjing East and then it's a couple of block walk. The bar is on the 6th floor of a hostel. The elevator goes to... More 

Thank LisaLLimited
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Small and cozy bar with fantastic view over the Bund. Tried a pizza and pasta ,good food to decent price. Good range of beers and drinks.

Thank Jonas F
Jersey travelling crew, CI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is such a great spot for cocktails and just relaxing. Don't be put off by the entrance which is through the hostel downstairs because the bar itself is a little gem. The view is off the Bund and yet the cocktail prices are extremely low for the area. A cocktail will set you back 70 rmb which is half... More 

Thank corneliust
Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

A real million dollar view at budget prices. We read about this bar online and were more than impressed when we arrived for an evening on The Bund. The bar itself is really inviting with relaxed decor and lighting including a candle on every table. The staff were really friendly and attentive even giving my Chinese friend directions over the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I really enjoyed this view of Wei Tan. If you go to the SFWB then you are inside one of these buildings and the view is much different. Would recommend seeing both, but this gives you a great vantage point of the Bund, with all the buildings shining brightly back at your from across the water. Drinks are pretty good,... More 

Thank Emma L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great views, great service, fun and cosy setting. Sit inside or out with great views over The Bund. Great place for sundowner drinks watching the Bund light up. Excellent service, many thanks Yang Guang!

Thank David E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

It is a great rooftop bar there's no doubt about it. The cocktails and drinks may be quite overpriced but when you consider the view of The Bund from their roof, you may not mind the 60 yuan beverage quite so much. It was a very nice atmosphere as well

Thank Aaron H
Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The view is nice but doesn't justify paying premium prices for basic service in a mediocre establishment.

Thank Ilian P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

THe nice view on Pudong skyline , can't justify the poor service . The staff has very non welcoming attitude.. We went there several time there , the prices are now crazy high for this kind of places : 40 rmb a soft drink - and most of dishes over 70 rmb - we ask for pumpkin ravioli , they... More 

Thank Jean-Pascal D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 06:00
17:00 - 06:00
17:00 - 06:00
17:00 - 06:00
17:00 - 06:00
17:00 - 06:00
17:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.37 Fuzhou Road | Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighbourhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6323 5053
Very nice place to get an evening cocktail/beer for 50+RMB. Beautiful view over the Bund will visit next time I am in Shanghai.

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Staying in The Bund

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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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