Hangzhou Night Life
Nightlife in Hangzhou is just like Hangzhou’s specialty, Longjing Tea. The profound and lingering flavor is wrapped in the beautiful appearance. When the night falls, it is like a beginning other than an end of the day. There are so many choices for having a wonderful nightlife. If you would like a peaceful and restful enjoyment, you can choose one of these teahouses which are all over the Hangzhou City. If you feel like being high and passionate, there are bars and clubs. Besides, West Lake presents a different appearance at night. And you can enjoy a West Lake Impression Show.
Bars in Hangzhou
Huanglou Jazz Bar
There is a European style building located aside the lake and it is the famous Huanglou Jazz Bar. It's said that the entire old building was a hospital during World War II. It is very popular among Hangzhou locals and attracts many foreign customers.
Live Jazz show is so exciting and the cocktail just adds more flavor. It opens after 6:30pm. The environment is very comfortable and the light in the night is exceptionally enchanting.Many foreigners gether here from the band to the guests.The live band performances is very exciting.
Address: No. 6, Liuying Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou
You To Bar
You to Bar is a modest place without too loud noise. It makes guest free of their house. And performances are available here.
Opening Hours: 18:00-06:00
Address: No.85, Shuguang Road West Lake District, Hangzhou City
Teahouses in Hangzhou
If you feel like a comforting rest and enjoy some tea after one-day busy traveling, no place can beat Hupanju which is a teahouse located aside West Lake. The whole building is in an architectural style of Qing and Ming Dynasties. Most of all, you can enjoy the picturesque landscape of West Lake while tasting the famous Longjing Tea.
Hangzhou Hupanju Teahouse opened in August 1988 and has been booming after four years' development.Cover an area of more than 5,600 square meters,it has a Club of Casablanca Country, an urban tea bar, a chess music saloon, an open-air music saloon, a customer-service center and some other branch teahouses.It is a ideal place for enjoying tea, appreciating beautiful scenery, having a rest and entertaining friends or business partners.
Customers can enjoy all kinds of China’s famous tea on the first floor of the main building which have various kinds of seats.There are over one hundred kinds of snacks and Tea.You can enjoy a live folk music performance here every night.
On the second floor, there is a large conference room and some distinctive meeting rooms, such as Xiang Yi Ting, Long Jing Ting, Liu He Xuan, Zhu Su Yuan and Hu Pan Shishe. In these distinctive meeting rooms, various tea parties can be held,such as Hong Lou Tea Party, Qinghuai Tea Party and Jiangnan Tea Party.
There is a music tea bar on the third floor.You can enjoy various kinds of scented tea, vintage wine, drinks and beer.Besides,customers can enjoy a beautiful scenery of the West Lake and enjoy the unique atmosphere.
Address: No.1 in Shengtang Scenic Area, Xihu District, Hangzhou
Qing Teng Teahouse
This is one of the most popular teahouses in Hangzhou, at the side of West Lake. No matter the rainy or sunny, you can also have a great pleasure; enjoy the picturesque scenery of the West Lake and the performances of tea ceremony and clay modeling while sipping a cup of fragrant tea.
Opening Hours: 09:00-17:00; 18:00–02:00
Address: Yuan Hua Plaza, No.278, Nanshan Rd. Shangcheng District, Hangzhou
Tel: 0571- 87022777
Cinemas in Hangzhou
West Lake Cinema
Address: No 95, Pinghai Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou
Cuiyuan Film World
Address: No.298, Wenyi Road, Xihu District
Tel: 0571-8892 2960
Xinyuan International Cinema
Address: No.370, Tiyuchang Road, Xiacheng District
Tel: 0571-8500 1099 / 8500 1088
Theater and Show in Hangzhou
Dongpo Grand Theater
Located inside the Hangzhou Cultural Center, the Dongpo Grand Theater was rebuilt on the original sites of Hangzhou Grand World and Dongpo Theater. Prepared for the 7th China Arts Festival, it had a comprehensive reconstruction in 2003. For all the time, it has the wonderful performances come from both China and other countries. There are West Lake Night Performances in the theather which last for about an hour, showcase the culture of the region.
Opening Hours: 09:00-22:00
Address: No. 10, Dongpo Rd. Shangcheng District, Hangzhou