Weibo Bar, Kulangsu (Gulangyu)

American hip hop and R&B greet you as you walk into this dark, eclectically decorated haunt whose name (Weibo Jiu Ba 围脖酒吧) means "scarf bar." There's an amusing collection of wall decorations and a periodic one-man live music show, but the real highlight of the interior is the movie screen, which plays comedies with their soundtracks pumped through the excellent sound system by day and ...

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Canaan D Cocktail Bar (迦南D)

In New York, it was Milk & Honey. In Houston, it was Anvil. On Kulangsu, the next-generation cocktail culture has been shaped by a genuine, hard-working man named Gino, an island native who (in addition to being a star attacker for a semi-pro soccer team) has raised the mixology bar forever. Drinks are serious, but the decor in this dim speakeasy-style haunt is playful--especi...

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Miracle Paradise Bar & Gift Shop (Xi Wu 隙屋)

This indoor-outdoor café-bar (Xi Wu 隙屋酒吧) has been around for more than eight years, and it's an absolute gem--one of the true treasures of Kulangsu nightlife. The shaded hipster garden is a work of outsider art. Hanging lanterns, spinning pinwheels, bric-a-brac, and eclectic music give the place a French-Quarter-of-Kulangsu feel. [caption id="attachment_1166" align="alignnone" width="40...

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