Shanghai on a Budget: Yongkang Lu Happy Hours

Shanghai on a Budget: Yongkang Lu Happy Hours
By Caralyn Johnson ,

Yongkang Lu has a very short but very tempestuous history for Shanghai’s increasing expat community. The battle between the residents and bar owners and their patrons is relatively old news, but a deal has been reached with new guidelines for noise and closing hours. Even the outside seating areas appear to be back. So for now, all you have to worry about is where the best Happy Hours are. take this guide along, and take a stroll down, because the smaller bars' Happy Hours are ever changing as this area keeps developing.

Happy Hour Beers

1) Tap HouseView In Map

The super-efficient staff will have your free drink in front of you within seconds of you finishing your first. Watch the Rugby, Rugby League or soccer on the TV’s inside or enjoy the breeze outside. Buy one get one free on selected beers and a cider, house white and red wine, selected spirits and shots. Discounts on other beers and beverages. There is also unlimited popcorn to snack on whilst you are enjoying the afternoon. The Happy Hour runs between 11:00 and 20:00, every day of the week.  

Add: 74 Yongkang Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Tel: 021 5448 8337
Opening Hours: 15:00-00:00 (Monday-Thursday), 10:00-00:00 (Friday-Sunday)

2) FunkaDeli View In Map

This is the Italian offering on Yongkang. FunkaDeli’s friendly staff let you practise your Italian on them without judging your accent, and vespas and fixies are lined up on the street outside. Its relaxing atmosphere and chilled beats pay homage to its name and motto of “Eat, Drink, Love”. The Happy Hour runs from 16:00 to 20:00, with selected beers from 25 RMB, aperitifs’ from 25 RMB and prosecco 30 RMB per glass.

Add: 46 Yongkang Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Tel: 189 1890 3956
Opening Hours: 10:00-late, daily

3) Café de StagiariesView In Map

The old faithful of Yongkang doesn’t disappoint with its Happy Hour. The décor is fascinating so if your conversation runs low there is plenty to talk about all over the walls. Happy Hours are 16:00-20:00 on weekdays and 18:00 to 20:00 on weekends, with selected cocktails from 35 RMB, house wine at 20 RMB, house sparkling wine 30 RMB, and selected beers from 20-50 RMB.

Add: 54-56 Yongkang Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Tel: 021 3425 0210
Opening Hours: 09:00-23:00, daily

4) Cape GrapeView In Map

This surprising little establishment has quality house wine on Happy Hour pricing. A refreshing change from the usual selection on offer for the poor wine lovers of Shanghai: between 16:00 and 19:00, everyday, you can get a rosé, a red or a white wine for 40 RMB a glass.

Add: 67 Yongkang Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Tel: 021 5466 8793
Opening Hours: 11:00-22:00, daily

5) El LuchadorView In Map

The Mexican restaurant on the corner of Xiangyang Lu and Yongkang has an ‘All You Can Drink’ deal, and the margarita will not disappoint. The offer runs between 11:30 and 15:00, and it is 125 RMB for all you can drink margaritas and coronas.

Add: 83 Yongkang Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Tel: 021 6422 8653
Opening Hours: 11:30-00:00, daily

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