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F.A.T.S. Bar and Cafe
Fun for everyday
tel: +86 (0)411 8252 5000
fax: +86 (0)411 8252 5050
address:66 Renmin Road,(1F Shangri-La Hotel),Dalian, Liaoning,CN, 116001
One of the liveliest bars in Dalian, this nightspot located in the Shangri-La Hotel exudes the ambiance of a traditional American bar. It is the place for live music, which takes place most weekends and features numerous styles. It is also when the place is most crowded. Other nights, the jukebox keeps things rolling. The menu has a mammoth selection of Western pub favorites.
nearest train: Bus 710 to Gang Wan Qiao stop
open hours: 5:30pm-1:30am daily
average cost: 80 CNY
Fragrant Club (The)
Locale for Japanese VIPs
tel: +86 (0)411 8265 7977
fax: +86 (0)411 8280 2453
address:67 Renmin Road, Zhongshhan District,Dalian,Liaoning
The Fragrant Club, standing opposite to the Shangri-La Hotel in the downtown area, is one of the largest and most popular gathering places for Japanese executives in Dalian. Equipped with high-end karaoke facilities, the club's environment and service are upscale, catering to Japanese sensibilities. The general karaoke area can host as many as 70-80 people, while the private KTV compartments can hold up to 28. Many Japanese companies have designated this place for their corporate meetings and annual celebrations.
open hours: 9am-2am daily
Norwegian Forest Bar
Wine bar full of romantic ambience
tel: +86 (0)411 8281 2329
address:8, Shou Street, Zhongshan District,(behind the garden of Furama Hotel shopping arcade),Dalian, Liaoning
Named after a sensational Japanese love novel, this wine bar, not surprisingly, brims with romantic ambience. On the first floor of an apartment building, the bar sports a crude log cabin facade. The interior, however, is meticulous and rich in detail. Decorated with elaborate bamboo curtains and abstract frescoes, the bar is divided into five individual sections, each with a charming name such as "Recollection of the Past" and "Forest in the Heart." The bar offers Qingdao Beer and Budweiser priced at CNY15 per bottle and delicious traditional Chinese refreshments.
nearest train: Bus 16 to Renmin Road stop
open hours: 2pm-2am daily
average cost: 50 CNY
Yi Le Pottery Bar
DIY Pottery making
tel: +86 (0)411 8272 7117
address:8 Wu Wu Road, Zhongshan District,Dalian, Liaoning
Swaying swings, a crude cottage, pottery kilns, the mixed aroma of tea and coffee and floating melancholic love songs—all these and more constitute this elegant retreat, which attracts lovers of serenity and study from the bustle, the smoke, and the labors of the city. It does not matter if you are not a born craftsman. Under basic instruction, even green hands can expect to make satisfying creations. As well as DIY pottery making, customers in this bar can chat, read, play chess or drink as they please.
open hours: 10am-8pm daily