Looking for Shanghai's best craft beer? Look no further.

Shanghai Craft Beer Guide

Looking for something more than your average Tsingtao beer? Have a refined palate for all things hoppy? These are the spots just for you.


Internationally recognized microbrewery near Huai Hai Middle Lu

Unit 26A Sinan Mansions,
519-521 Fuxing Zhong Lu,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Sinan Lu Map

Delicious and greasy (in a great way) American comfort food that can pretty much help any hangover. Does a top-notch burger and has a great selection of beers with some solid seasonal brews, plus the 3-8pm Friday-Sunday happy hour helps.

A La Carte, Brunch, Beer List, Other Drinks

Internationally recognized microbrewery in Former French Concession

No. 82 West Fu Xing Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Yongfu Lu Map

Shanghai's go-to spot for a pint of locally brewed craft beers. Sample their rotating selection and if you're peckish, we recommend their spicy chicken wings. Also an ideal spot for brunch.

A La Carte, Brunch, Beer List, Other Drinks

Craft beer bar located on Fuxing Xi Lu

100 Fuxing Xi Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
near Wukang Lu Map

With over 50 beers on tap, there's something for everyone here. If you want to sample China's array of craft beers, DAGA is the place to come. We recommend stopping by their two-tiered rooftop terrace for happy hour drinks and snacks.

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Southeast Asian Restaurant located on Taicang Lu

Lane 181, Taicang Lu, Xintiandi, No 19-20,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Madang Lu Map

The mysterious, fictional personification of this restaurant lends well to it’s just as inventive drinks and dishes. Set in a the middle of Xintiandi, Cobra Lily boasts fusion foods that combine the flavors and tastes of Asia and the West, along with an extensive cocktail list and local brewed craft beers on tap.

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German Restaurant Bar located on Dongdaming Lu

687 Dongdaming Lu,
Hongkou District, Shanghai, China,
near Xinjian Lu Map

With a menu teeming with German classics like a mixed sausage platter, crispy roasted pork knuckles and fresh homemade beer, Drei Kronen Brauhaus bring Germany and Bavarian food and beer right to the middle of Shanghai. This brauhaus is one of the oldest operating breweries in the world, dating back to 1308. It is also the oldest free appointed brewery, as well as the oldest heritage brewery in the world.

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American restaurant in Hongmei Laowai Jie

7 Hongmei Laowai Jie, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu,
Changning District, Shanghai, China,
near Yan'An Lu Map

This restaurant serves up some of the heartiest American classics, with burgers, steaks, fried chicken and ice cream sundaes on the menu. There is a wide selection of fresh salads to choose from for those who are more health conscious. And with it’s spacious locations on Yanping Lu and Hongmei Lu, and beers on tap, it’s a great place to chill out for lunch or grab after-work dinner and drinks with friends.



American Bar located on Yanping Lu

135 Yanping Lu, 1st Floor, Room 103,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Wuding Lu Map

This restaurant serves up some of the heartiest American classics, with burgers, steaks, fried chicken and ice cream sundaes on the menu. There is a wide selection of fresh salads to choose from for those who are more health conscious. And with it’s spacious locations on Yanping Lu and Hongmei Lu, and beers on tap, it’s a great place to chill out for lunch or grab after-work dinner and drinks with friends.

American Bar Restaurant located on Maoming Bei Lu

209 Maoming Bei Lu, Bldg B2,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Weihai Lu Map

American Fusion Restaurant located in Shanghai Center on Nanjing Xi Lu

Room 120, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai Center
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Xikang Lu Map

The little sister of popular Liquid Laundry, this just as fun-loving restaurant offers some LL favorites as well as a handful of new dishes. Despite it’s smaller size, Lil’ Laundry still has a variety of Boxing Cat beers on tap, a healthy list of craft cocktails and assortment of hearty pub-friendly foods on the menu, such as smoked meats, burgers, rotisserie and hefty sandwiches.

Brunch, Lunch, Dinner



New York-Style Industrial Gastropub on Middle Huai Hai Lu

1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, 2nd Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Donghu Lu Map

Looking for that perfect brunch spot/gastropub/microbrewery/pig-out-place? Liquid Laundry is all of these and more. Infamous for big crowds and bigger portions, let's take a moment to think about that eggs benedict with smoked BBQ brisket. Heaven.

Weekday Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Beer Menu, Cocktail Menu

Micro-brewery and Gastropub in Former French Concession

20 Donghu Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Huaihai Lu Map

The microbrewery's third and most distinctive spot, their Donghu Lu branch goes art-deco and all out with inspired cocktails in addition to their solid beer list. The food is way more creative than your average pub fare, and they surprise with a delicious and affordable brunch on the weekends.

American Bar located on Gubei Laowaijie

Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, 21C Hongmei Laowaijie
Gubei District, Shanghai, China,
near Yan‘an Xi Lu Map

The first location of the iconic brand that opened in 2010, Shanghai Brewery has become somewhat of a Shanghai staple. They regularly brew six kinds of microbrews, including the particularly delicious and award-winning North Star IPA, and also boast an international menu with a focus on high quality pub-style food. The Laowaijie location is precisely that - a spot to make you feel like you've never left home.



American Restaurant Bar located on Yueyang Lu

1 Yueyang Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongping Lu Map

As one of Shanghai’s most popular sports bars, Camel offers everything sports fans would ever want and need. With four TV walls, multiple huge TV screens that can show nearly whatever sport event you want - each with its own sound system - nearly two dozen beers on tap and decent pub grub like burgers, fries and wings, there isn’t much else you could ask for at a sports bar.

Fusion American Bar Restaurant located on Taicang Lu

200 Taicang Lu,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Madang Lu Map

This upscale craft brew spot in Xintiandi offers several options on tap, including their two original brews. Enjoy during their happy hour to get 2-for-1 deals while soaking up the Shanghai sun on their spacious patio. Food and plenty of other alcohols fill out the menu, so there's lots to offer for those non-craft beer aficionados.

Lobster and Steak restaurant in Xuhui

110 Fenyang Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Fuxing Zhong Lu Map

This surf and turf spot moved from Jing’an to the Former French Concession, on the calm and charming street of Fenyang Road. It’s a great place to get your meat and seafood fix for an affordable price, especially with high quality Australian prime steak and live lobsters flown in daily direct from Nova Scotia, Canada. And with 18 craft beers on tap - international and local brews - and outdoor seating, Bull & Claw has the restaurant trifecta: good food, good drinks, good ambiance.

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