Nightlife In Changsha

Changsha nightlife is rich and colorful. Changha is regarded as "a city of entertainment", due to a series of famous entertainment programmes held by Hunan Television and the rich and colorful nightlife. Watching the folk performances, pubs, cafés, singing halls and dance halls and so on are all available in Changsha City.

Snacking and Shopping in Huangxing Road

Along with small Chinese stores, there are international luxury brand stores such as such as Giordano and Cardanro and Chinese brand electronics stores. There is also a jewelry mall and large department stores such as Hunan Techan in the picture. Specially,Taiping Street and Pozi Road are also the best places with their ancient style attractions to visit around the Huangxing Road.

There are three major shopping areas that most interest tourists. The premier area for foreign tourists is the Wuyi Road, Huangxing Road, and Zhongshan Road axis in the northern part of Changsha. These streets connect, and the area is close to the scenic river.

Pubs and Clubs in Changsha

Changsha residents love the excitement of nightlife, thus it is no surprise that bars have been fast to spring up all over the city. At nightfall, various bars wake up and convert the bustling city into exciting venues with great parties that last long into the night. There are three well-known districts filled with a diverse selection of bars in Changsha. We guide you to some of the better known bars within the three districts so you will have all that you need for enjoying a great night out in Changsha.

West Jiefang Road 
This is one of the most bustling areas in Changsha. It may be all mundane business during the day, but once the night hits, West Jiefang Road wakes up to a whole new meaning of bustle under the busy street lights. Almost all of the better equipped and oldest operating bars can be found here; these are well-managed venues that have the hottest dance floors and the most exciting live gigs by popular bands. This is the place where most of the youngsters come for a night of serious partying.

Marguerite Bar is one of the oldest pubs in the city and has enjoyed quite a reputation with the regulars over the years. Prices are a bit on the high side, but it has a nice atmosphere with northern European décor.

Rewu Xijie Bar is another favorite for the energetic youngsters. The venue is decked with a very artsy and trendy interior and it has the grooviest music with occasional live gigs by famous DJs and bands to kick the party mood into high gear. And after you're spent partying and drinking, there are also numerous food vendors along the street to satisfy your appetite. If exciting bar hopping is what you're looking for, West Jiefang Road is definitely one of the must-visit places in Changsha.

West Renmin Road
West Renmin Road is within close proximity to Hualongchi, in fact, it's almost right across the street from it. This place may not have as diverse selection in terms of bar styles but there are a few very refined looking cafes in the area. Most of these venues have chosen to keep the facade of the old-style villas and even renovated the three-story residence to a cozy, comfortable cafe. One of the most popular venues here is called

Bund 86; it is a three-story old residence that has been transformed into a very cosy cafe. When the weather is nice, you can sit on the top floor veranda and enjoy sipping coffee and chatting with friends. 

Xiaozhu Shiguang is also a comfortably decorated, two story café with a nice collection of premium wine and is highly recommended if you happen by.

Golden Time 
Located in Jiefang Lu, this is the most up to the minute entertainment venue in the city. With its fantastic décor this club is renowned for its crazy atmosphere and first-class show performances. After the first few hours focusing on simpler dances, they go on to more challenging music and dances. Crowds consisting of hundreds of enthusiastic people sing and dance till they drop. Dazzling pop singers, dancers and bands give fantastic presentations on many occasions. 
Customers tend to be those on higher incomes and businessmen.
Address: No. 18, Jiefang Xilu
Features: Show performances and KTV
Getting there: Bus No. 368 or taxi
Hedong DISCO
It is the most popular disco square in the city. They also have show performances and bars. However, people go there mainly for the crazy rhythms.

Shennong Club
Address: 4th, floor, Shennong Hotel

Performances in Changsha 

Many local people take theater as their first choice for the rich and wonderful performances. Qindao Theatre and Hongtaiyang Theater are the most famous two in Changsha. Visitors can appreciate the performances of cross talk, skit, folk art forms, acrobatics, singing and dancing. 
Read More: Enternatinment in Changsha

Hongtaiyang Theater or Tianhan Theater 红太阳歌厅/田汉大剧院
Address: 347 West Laodong Road, Tianxin District (天心区劳动西路347号)
Tel: 0731-85888888 / 85186666
Qindao Theater 琴岛歌厅
Tel: 0731-84429868 / 88838888
Hours: 21:00–00:00


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