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House of Blues & Jazz

#144 of 15,961 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
The Bund
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No.60 Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 6323 2779
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Today
16:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Tue 12:00 - 02:00
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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51 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're into Jazz and looking for a great night out, then the House of Jazz and Blues is where you should go. On the downside, the place too popular for it's size. It get quite crowded after 10 PM and you should probably arrive ~1 hour before the live music starts to get a good seat. Prices are are... More 

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Thank TheRealMuppy
san clemente, CA
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207 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

House band was very good. Straight ahead jazz and blues. Nice atmosphere with pictures of many jazz legends on the walls. Menu was bar food which was decent. Food and drinks were reasonable priced

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Thank westphillyboy
Kiev, Ukraine
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

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 :)

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Thank Jenusic
Qinhuangdao, China
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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.

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Thank MichaelJamesCole
Nanjing, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 

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Thank nmc10162017
swansea
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9 reviews
5 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.

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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 22 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 

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Thank Sara V
Moama, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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,

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

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Thank sarahphili
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

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

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Thank Margrette F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 02:00
Thursday
16:30 - 02:00
Friday
16:30 - 02:00
Saturday
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?

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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