What's Open and When Over Chinese New Year in Shanghai

By Jane Polubotko, January 24, 2017

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Sticking around for CNY? Fear not, there are a handful of others that are too. Check out our list of what will be closed and open during the holiday.

This list is being continuously updated.

Bars & Restaurants


Above the Globe

The Apartment

Big Bamboo

The Camel



Hop Project


Mr and Mrs Bund


Revolucion Cocktail 2

The Rooster


Simply Thai

Sproutworks (Xintiandi, Superbrand Mall, Changshu Lu)

Whampoa Club

Pistolera (Hengshan Lu)

Char Bar & Grill, Hotel Indigo

Harley's Underground (9pm-2am Jan 27-29, 8pm-2am Jan 30-Feb 1, 6pm-2am Feb 2)

My Place Ruin Bar

El Luchador

El Luchito


Al’s Diner, Gracie's Ice Cream Cafe and Al’s Bakery (all closed Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Boxing Cat (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Bumbu (Jan 27 – Feb 5)

Cages (Jan 28 – 30)

The Cannery ( Jan 27 – 31)

CHI-Q (Jan 26 – 29)

Commune Social (Jan 27 – 30, open Tue 31)

Co Cheese (Jan 26-29)

Cobra Lily (open except for dinner on Jan 27 – 31)

Cuivre (Jan 23 – Feb 7)

Cu2+ (Jan 23 – Feb 7)

Daliah (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

District (Jan 27 – 30)

Favorita (Jing’an) (Jan 27 – Feb 3)

Favorita (Mengzi Lu) (Jan 26 – Feb 5)

Funkadeli (Jan 29 – 30)

Goga and Hai by Goga (Jan 25 – Feb 12)

Highline (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Kathleen's Waitan (Jan 27 – 31)

Liquid Laundry and Lil’ Laundry (Jan 27 – 31)

Little Catch (locations closed Jan 26-Feb 2, open from 10am Feb 3-12 and back to 8am Feb 13)

Maya & Mayita (Jan 27 – 31)

The Parrot (Jan 29 – 30)

Pistolera (Jan 27 – 30)

Scarpetta (Jan 26 - Feb 2)

Sproutworks (Wujiang Lu and Hongqiao are closed Jan 27 - 31)

The Nest (Jan 27 – 31)

T for Thai (Jan 23 – Feb 7)

Tock's (Jan 27 – 31)

Tour (Jan 25 – Feb 3)

The Union Trading Company (Jan 25 – Feb 1)

Yongfoo Elite (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Raw Eatery and Wood Grill (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Wheat (Jan 27 – Feb 1)

XO Wine Bar (Jan 27 – 30)

Logan's Punch (closed Monday 30 only, will be "making a ruckus" every other day)

Cafes and Bakeries


Boom Boom Bagels


Ocean Grounds


Bread Etc. (closing at 6pm Friday, Saturday and Monday; buy-1-get-1 bread and pastries from 4pm) 


EGG (Jan 25-29, Jan 30 – Feb 2 limited menu – beverages + pastry only, reopens on Feb 3)

Lizzy’s All Natural ( Jan 27 – 29, limited delivery and stock Jan 30 – 3)

Madison Kitchen (Jan 27 – Feb 2)

Market 101 by Goga (Jan 25 – Feb 12)

Spread the Bagel (Nanchang Lu Jan 27 – 29, Xintiandi only beverages) 



Bar Rouge


JZ Club


DADA (Feb 5 – 8)

Le Baron ( Jan 27 – Feb 2)

On Stage (Jan 21 – Feb 13)

UNICO (Jan 29 – Feb 13)

Wooden Box (Jan 23 – Feb 2) 

Food Delivery 

BottlesXO delivering through CNY, with limited delivery hours from Jan 27 – Feb 2 (3-10pm only).

Fields is running the usual daily delivery.

Epermarket No evening delivery on Jan 27 and closed on Jan 28

Kate and Kimi will be closed Jan 27-29.

If you're not feeling like going out to explore, Sherpa's will still be operating, but not every restaurant will be available. For more details go to Sherpa’s website

Gyms & Wellbeing


Pure Yoga

Spinback Both locations are closed on Jan 28, but during the rest of the holiday they'll be open with one class on per day. Check the schedule to find out times.

Subconscious Day Spa Open with shortened hours Jan 27-29.

Aboro Academy Closed Jan 27-29, Aboro will be open the rest of a week with a varied schedule and extra classes taught by Michele Aboro. Check the schedule for details.

Versus The fitness studio is organizing an eight day bootcamp with two hours of different types of fitness activities every day. 

Z&B Fitness Both locations will be open during the holidays with a varied schedule.


y+ Yoga (Jan 27 – Feb 3) 



Shanghai Museum

Yu Garden


Shanghai Science and Technology Museum (Jan 25 – 27)

Shanghai Natural History Museum (Jan 25 – 27)

Did we miss your listing? Email us at editorialintern@urbanatomy.com and we'll add it in.

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