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The Shelter

Nightclub and Music Venue · Xúhuì
5 Yongfu Rd (Fuxing W. Rd), Shanghai, Shanghai, 200031, China
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7.9/10

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    Buddha Liao
    "They'll dispense a beatdown to you without provocation."(2 Tips)
    Alex D.
    "weird electronic music in a spot"(2 Tips)
    Pierre B.
    "Look at the program and enjoy the best djs in town"(3 Tips)
    Stephen C.
    "Doormen are thugs and will beat on you without provocation."(2 Tips)
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  • Buddha Liao

    Case in point: the 300 lb gorilla who was smacking around a prostrate 90 pound Spanish girl whose only offense was to seek help for her friends being triple teamed by the rest of the brute squad.

    Buddha Liao · May 11, 2012
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  • Isky W.

    If you like underground hype places, this is the place to be. Cuba libre are excellent over here and music is incredible. Watch out for drug dealers outside

    Isky Wsz · May 8, 2012
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  • Mandy M.

    A great spot for underground music in town. Beats are varied from heavyweight bass dub-step to nasty electric. Get ready to join the mad crowds.

    Mandy M · August 13, 2015
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  • Alex D.

    Lots of weird electronic music in a spot that is clearly trying hard to be cool, but is also succeeding at doing so. Had no problem with the doormen.

    Alex Dobyan · August 9, 2015
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  • Sabrina S.

    If the bouncers tell you it's not busy, they aren't lying. Don't go in - grab a drink at apartment (a couple of doors down) and hope it will eventually fill up!

    Sabrina Scott · June 12, 2013
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  • Amber Z.

    literally was a shelter. now an underground live bar. mostly electro djs. typical european style.

    Amber Zhao · May 3, 2014
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  • Split Works

    For the first time, Night Slugs label co-runner Bok Bok hits the deck in Shanghai. DATE:May 24th Sat 10pm Tickets: 80 RMB (Door) 50 RMB BEFORE11.

    Split Works · May 16, 2014
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  • Rizwan M.

    50 rmb entrance fee. Don't expect any lights. It is in underground. Good for dj and nothing else

    Rizwan Mohamed Ibrahim · November 1, 2015
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  • Stephen C.

    Doormen are thugs and will beat on you without provocation. Keep away if you wanna be safe

    Stephen Curtis · January 10, 2014
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  • Rachel Y.

    Good place for those into electronica music. Avoid the drug peddlers outside.

    Rachel Yap · July 11, 2014
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  • Buddha Liao

    Don't mess with the goons at the door. They'll dispense a beatdown to you without provocation.

    Buddha Liao · May 11, 2012
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  • Claire S.

    Find a spot under the air con vents by the bar for some much needed coolness.

    Claire Slobodian · June 28, 2012
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  • Dedric L.

    The perfect mixture of claustrophobia, flashing lights and duff duff. Read more

    Dedric Lam · July 18, 2011
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  • Lexandra H.

    Awesome experience, good drinks, nice music 👍

    Lexandra Heiniger · December 17, 2014
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  • Wan L.

    For those who love their electronic music.

    Wan Ling · March 2, 2012
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  • Tarik C.

    Meilleure hip hop party a Shanghai!!! Best Hip hop party ever in Town!!!!

    Tarik C · October 7, 2013
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  • Pierre B.

    Look at the program and enjoy the best djs in town

    Pierre Berard · April 17, 2010
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  • Roger

    Word is this place used to be an actual bomb shelter, hence the name!

    Roger · October 11, 2013
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  • Kevin Y.

    Saturday night Sept. 4, Dub Store Records 10pm

    Kevin Yu · September 4, 2014
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  • Ivana

    great underground club :)

    Ivana · August 25, 2011
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  • Sam J.

    Don't anger Gary.

    Sam Jacobs · March 26, 2010
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  • Adaba B.

    underground

    Adaba B · June 2, 2010
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  • Niklas W.

    Drum & Base

    Niklas Weins · January 12, 2014
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  • Frank Y.

    可能是全上海最酷的地方之一,防空洞的结构加上牛逼的不行的电子音乐简直让人不自觉置身于伦敦的地下跳舞俱乐部,即使你不喜欢电子音乐,把你扔进去呆一会儿也会不由自主的跳舞,相信我当然,出来后浑身一定满是烟味

    Frank Yang · April 7, 2014
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  • Süreyya G.

    Techno 🎶🎶🎶

    Süreyya Gök · October 10, 2014
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