Like any city around the world Nanchang has its fair share of bars, clubs and karaoke joints, from small and friendly to large and loud there’s something for everyone. With local and international beers, spirits and wines many bars also offer live music, food and outdoor seating.
Venues listed numerically and alphabetically. See the gallery below for photos.
1F: on Rongmen Lu 1F is a bar specializing in whiskies from all over the world.
RongMen Lu 东湖区榕门路
97 Club: a large bar in Honggutan near Wanda Plaza and Wanda Realm Hotel. Modern in design and music, surprisingly well priced drinks for a place with a high end feel.
Wanda Centre, Honggutan (turn left from Wanda Realm Hotel)
万达中心商铺116-11万达中心商铺116-118 / Tel: 138-0708-2822 or 159-7047-9779
Bar Vogue: one of the fanciest bars in Nanchang, Bar Vogue is located on the 18th floor of the Holiday Inn hotel in Honggutan. The outdoor roof terrace and the views over the River Gan make this bar a must visit destination.
Holiday Inn Nanchang Riverside, No. 8 Chun Hui Road, Honggutan
南昌江景假日酒店 红谷滩新区春晖路8号 / Tel: (0791) 8206 6888
Bossa Nova: everyone goes to Bossa Nova at some point and it’s not hard to see why. A small but very friendly Brazilian bar in Honggutan, Bossa has regular barbeques at the weekends and live music almost every night. If you can play an instrument or sing you are always welcome to perform.
69 Feihong Lu, Honggutan 南昌市红谷滩新区飞虹路69号（博泰江滨1号楼)
Bubble Bar: located on the 7th floor of the Swiss International Nanchang hotel, Bubble Bar is an outdoor terrace bar that's perfect for summer night drinking.
Swiss International Nanchang, 69 Yanjiang Bei Road, Donghu District
东湖区沿江北路69号，邮编 330008 / Tel: (0791) 8777 7777
Club Muse: party all night at this city popular center club.
Fuzhou Lu, Donghu District
Fundows: is it a bar, is it a beer supermarket? Actually it’s the best of both. Fundows has two locations, one on Rongmen Lu and the other on Minde Lu. Both offer a wide selection of craft beers and real ales at superb prices to drink in or take away.
Location 1: Rongmen Road, Donghu District 东湖区榕门路
Location 2: Minde Lu, Donghu District
JD's: JD's Bar has been open for about 10 years now. Often thought of as a late bar there's a good chance you can carry on to the early hours
28 NanHu Lu, Donghu District
Margaret Bar: with one branch on Rongmen Lu and two in Honggutan Margaret bar is a favorite with locals and expats alike. Check out their newest location at Profit Plaza in Honggutan.
Location 1: 112 Rongmen Road, Donghu District 东湖区榕门路112号
Location 2: 888 Yiyuan Road, Honggutan 红谷滩怡园路888号洪城比华利，怡园路与金融大街交界处
Old Pub: something of a unique bar in Nanchang due to being in an old farm house type building. Head to Nanhu Lu in the city center to soak up the atmosphere as you down your drinks.
NanHu Lu, Donghu District
Rice Lounge: a bar that likes a party, Rice Lounge House has live music, outdoor seating and plenty of comfort inside with leather armchairs and sofas to sink into.
S11: a whiskey bar on Rongmen lu with whiskies from all over the world.
RongMen Lu 东湖区榕门路
Section 8: : centrally located not far from Bayi Square, Section 8 is a craft beer bar that not only sells a wide range of domestic and international beers but even brews its own.
U2 Live House: a great bar and live music venue U2 is also in one of Nanchang’s best areas, the 699 zone on Shanghai Lu, a redeveloped factory complex which now houses bars, restaurants, cafes and art studios.
Shanghai Road 699 Culture Park 上海路699文化创意园 / Tel:18107086860
Vortex: one for fans of the English premier league, Vortex bar shows most matches live.
Building 14, Jin Yu Ming Du Apartments, Hongdu Rd North 彭家桥 金域名都14栋侧面 旋涡酒吧
You Bar: a place for whiskey lovers, You Bar has a very wide selection of whiskeys from all around the world.
121 RongMen Lu 东湖区榕门路121号