The riverside Cool Docks consist of several shíkùmén (stone-gate houses) surrounded by red-brick warehouses, near (but not quite on)...
Mingtang Organic Dining
The only restaurant in the Cool Docks that seems to have taken off, Mingtang’s earth-coloured tones provide a soothing counterpoint to...
Just outside the Old Town and once known as St Francis Xavier Church, this magnificent whitewashed cathedral is Shànghǎi’s oldest...
Shanghai’s only gay disco at the time of writeup, D2 occupies a large space at the Cool Docks There’s a cruisey room (a mezzanine that...
Table No 1 by Jason Atherton
On the ground floor of the Waterhouse by the Cool Docks, English chef Jason Atherton’s Table No 1 commences with a distressed...
South Zhongshan Rd · interesting places nearby
Sunny Beach information
Life’s a beach, even in the middle of Shànghǎi. If the sun comes out, pop down to this amusing artificial strip of sand right by the river and north of the Cool Docks. There you'll find a backdrop of Lùjiāzuǐ, a bar, deckchairs, beach volleyball, Frisbee, tents and other fun beach activities (and no jellyfish).