It’s great being a girl. The Ladies’ Night phenomenon means that if you’re female, you get to enjoy a Champagne lifestyle on a soda budget. Here are 10 of the best Ladies’ Nights in Shanghai.

I Love Ladies Night! @ I Love Shanghai

Ladies Night: Tuesday

Everyone’s favorite dive bar comes over all feminine on Tuesday nights. Ladies drink for free between 8pm and 1am. Free entry.
I Love Shanghai, 2/F, 1788 Xinzha Lu

Mamacitas & Naughty Chicas @ Yucca

Ladies Night: Wednesday

Girls get 35 cocktails every Wednesday night, all night, at Sinan Mansions’ coolest Mexican-themed bar. Come with three girlfriends and you get a free bottle of Champagne. Free entry.
Yucca, 3/F, 26F Sinan Mansions, 45 Sinan Lu

Shanghai’s Original Ladies’ Night @ Zapatas

Ladies Night: Wednesday

The oldest and arguably the most fun, Zapatas’ Ladies Night goes on until midnight, with free-flow margaritas. Free entry.
Zapatas, 5 Hengshan Lu

Sugar is Sweeter @ Maison Pourcel

Ladies Night: Wednesday

Maison Pourcel’s Studiobar hosts a night devoted to all things sweet every Wednesday between 9pm and midnight. Girls get drinks, snacks, manicures and hair-dos for free. Free entry.
Maison Pourcel, 8/F, 85 Shaanxi Nan Lu

Ladies Night @ Kaiba

Ladies Night: Wednesday

Tired of the sickly sweet cocktails served at regular Ladies’ Nights? Try Kaiba’s Wednesday night event, which sees Vedetts at 25 RMB, and fruit beers two-for-one. Free entry.
Kaiba, 739 Dingxi Lu and 528 Kangding Lu

Ladies on Top @ Barbarossa

Ladies Night: Wednesday

Free cocktails for girls at this lakeside bar in the park between 9pm and midnight. Musical accompaniment from DJ Perseau. Free entry.
231 Nanjing Xi Lu, inside People’s Park

Miss/Mrs/Ms @ Dakota

Ladies Night: Thursday

Champagne cocktails flow freely for ladies between 9pm and 11pm. Guys get them for 48 RMB. Free entry.
Dakota, 39 Donghu Lu

Gossip Girls @ The Apartment

Ladies Night: Thursday

Channel Blair Waldorf and her cronies on Thursday nights at the Apartment, and catch up on the news over free sparkling wine between 9pm and 11pm. Free entry.
The Apartment, 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu

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