Orioles Singing Teahouse is a famous landmark located at the lake, especially at night when the willows are lit up just right. Its prime locale on the water’s edge affords patrons a panoramic view of the duelling towers.
Make a visit to Wangxian Lou where there’s a wide range of dishes to choose from – the crayfish (Xiao Long Xia) is a favourite.
Make a trip down to JZ Club as the night progresses. The owner, Zhang Zheng has refurbished this old building. The sound system is good, you can chat with your mates, and there is a large drink selection. Live jazz and Italian food add to this an unlikely Hangzhou experience.
Party World is open 24 hours a day offering karaoke with the best sound system in town and the largest list of songs to choose from – from new to classic, in Chinese, English and Japanese, complete with good service and reasonable buffet spread.