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While Wei Jing Ge at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund has a full list of cocktails and over 500 different bottles of wine, it does not have a bar inside the restaurant where you can sit. If you’re looking for a more cocktail-oriented bar atmosphere, you’d be well advised to wander over to the magnificent Long Bar near the front of the hotel. Opened originally in 1910, the Long Bar served as a major place for the rich and powerful of Shanghai in the 1930’s but was taken apart to be a KFC in the 1990s. At the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund on the Bund, Long Bar attains its former glory, boasting a beautiful—and yes, long—bar full of gorgeous whiskies and a bartender who makes excellent heirloom drinks. There’s also a reasonable menu and a highly regarded raw oyster bar.