Nightlife & Entertainment in Hangzhou
As one of China's leisure capital, Hangzhou nightlife is both diverse and centralized.
Enjoy the show Impression of West Lake
The glorious show named Impression of West Lake is an optional entertainment for your Hangzhou night. It is a large-scale and the first-rate international art performance on the real landscape. It is directed by Zhang Yimou and other famous directors.
Every night from March to December, you can catch the amazing Impression West Lake performance in Hangzhou. Taking place on the beautiful West Lake itself, this show has it all: music, lights, elaborate costumes, and a great story. Check out some highlights in this video.
Venue: West Lake
First show: 19:45 - 21:00 (every day)
Second show: 21:15 - 22:30 (every Thu-Sat)
Bars and Clubs
1) Maya Bar
Maya is your best Hangzhou nightlife choice for cheap drinks, mellow music and a good chat with friends. It’s never too loud, so this is good place to hang out and talk. The Mexican bar food is decent, there’s an outdoor patio seating and live sports are often showing on the TVs.
Address: No.94 Baisha Quan, on the corner of Shuguang Lu
Time: noon-2 a.m.
Tell: +86 571 8799 7628
2) Night & Day
Located directly across from West Lake, it is Hangzhou’s dedicated Latin dance club, Night & Day cranks out popular Latin tunes for salsa and meringue lovers, both pro and pathetic.
Address: No.240 Nanshan Lu, near Xihu Da Dao
Time: 6 p.m.-2 a.m.
Tell: +86 571 8777 0275
3) JZ Club
Foreign and Chinese vocalists and musicians grace the JZ Club’s sensuous, red-velvet-draped stage, fronted by tables filled with wine drinkers and cigar aficionados.
Address: No.6 Liuying Lu, near of Nanshan Lu
Time: 6:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Tell: +86 571 8702 8298
4) 9 Club
Hangzhou’s classiest place to hit billiard and snooker tables, this club in the western end of the city regularly hosts billiards competitions.
Address: 2/F, No.262 Wantang Lu, Wantang Hui South Tower
Time: noon-2 a.m.
Tell: +86 571 8106 0813