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The Pearl

No.471 Zhapu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 137 6488 9962
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First time at the Pearl

Wow, why did i not know of this place earlier !!!. Been coming to Shanghai for twenty years and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris C
Penrith, Australia
The Pearl: What a Beautifull Place!

Wow! What a place! It's amazing! That was my first expression, when I went to The Pearl first time... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Shanghai, China
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The Pearl is a landmark building built in 1931. An elegant three story Cabaret and bar conveniently nestled in the historic Hongkou district of Shanghai, minutes from the Bund. The Pearl is a full spectrum three floor events space inviting abroad variety of clients from around the world offering everything from Corporate events to Rock and Roll, Dance, Jazz, Original Theatre and Burlesque.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“great shows” (2 reviews)
“times a month” (2 reviews)
“burlesque” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.471 Zhapu Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 137 6488 9962
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, why did i not know of this place earlier !!!. Been coming to Shanghai for twenty years and did not know it existed. Great little Cabaret, low cost of entry, great decor, excellent European actors and well priced food and drinks make this a...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Wow! What a place! It's amazing! That was my first expression, when I went to The Pearl first time for a special events (Italian Brand: Asti) months ago. After that, I went to The Pearl many many times. Most recently, a week ago for The...More

Thank deepknight
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

2nd time at pearl. Great music, great drinks at a great price. Met the manager Jeremy. What a great guy. He has a good handle on the operation and came to check on us a few times. Sincere, Friendly and genuine. Bartenders and wait staff...More

Thank Argh_Tee
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We went there for the first time with friends. This was a great surprise, excellent band, great atmosphere. We all danced even after the show with great DJ. The food was simple but good for a cabaret. Nice evening place in Shanghai

Thank Stephane A
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

If was at the pearl on sunday for their charity event helping italy for the earthquake . Best a very human nigh best part was their amazing friendly atmosphere and italian ktv. Very entertaining night full of prizes great food and drinks .

Thank Kledis Z
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Amazing venue, in absolutely one of my favourite place in Shanghai. Excellent food and amazing events. In particular I recommend the burlesque show, with surprising dancers and choreographies.

Thank micheleborrelli90
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Was there for their Wild boyz show as well as red pearl. Best entertainment place you can find in Shanghai to have a different night from normal bars and clubs. The staff takes care of every customer enjoy their events and get the best service....More

Thank Kamela T
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great shows, great atmosphere, a perfect place to take visitors to Shanghai. I've been to The Pearl a few times and each time the group I went with had a really positive experience. The shows are always entertaining and the drinks are always good. The...More

Thank WorldTraveler1107
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I love this place, I go here at least 3 times a month. the food is super yummy but above all the who's are amazing. it's very difficult to find really interesting shows in China and The Pearl every month has always something different and...More

1  Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I've been to the pearl on multiple occasions in the past 7 months and I have always had a great time. the first visit was a packed burlesque Christmas show and my group of friends sat on the floor at a table.. a tiny table...More

Thank Ji R
History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but
Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood.
Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during
the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can
still be found in buildings and park monuments.
Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood
throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without
taking you too far away from the city center. Some of
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