RIP: Shenzhen Bar & Restaurant Closures of 2017

By That's PRD, December 12, 2017

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201712/year-in-review-logo.jpgThose of us living in China might have been spared the tumultuous drama that our US counterparts have experienced in 2017, but like always, the Middle Kingdom has had its own fair share of attention-grabbing headlines. From the boom of shared bikes to a presidential visit from The Donald, our team has put together a list of 2017’s most unforgettable viral stories, recounting major events that defined the worlds of sports, tech, arts, fashion and food. Here’s to another year of eclectic, weird and wonderful life in China, we wouldn’t have it any other way. 

For more, follow our full 2017 Year in Review coverage.


The following Shenzhen food and drink spots are, for one reason or another, no longer with us today. Let's have a moment of reflection for the unfortunate establishments that 'bit the crust' this year.

Caroline by Les 5 Chef’s

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Adieu to Les 5 Chef's Futian cousin.

La Casa

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This Coco Park establishment finally lost its home.

Cave Club

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The little underground music venue with big aspirations. Bye Cave Clubwe hardly knew you.

Gaucho Garden Grill

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After over a decade of operation, the grill finally shut shop. (G)ouch.

Godfather Bistro

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Was there an offer that couldn't be refused? Either way, this diner's now sleeping with the fishes.

The Kitchen Futian

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Wherever you are now, we hope you found some pizza mind.

Mad Bar

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This TV-themed bar was driven out of business.

New Orleans Kitchen

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The tiny Cajun joint wasn't able to get the last laugh.

Sambal

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A sambal of hard times ahead for Coco Park competitors?

The Tavern

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We'll raise a glass in your memory.

Still Around: Magma

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Turns out rumors of its closure were greatly exaggerated.


For more 2017 Year in Review coverage, click here.

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