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Blu Bamboo Sports Bar, Shekou

Put all your preconceptions about sports bars out of your mind. Blu Bamboo Sports Bar is anything but an ordinary bar.


At first glance Blu Bamboo has everything you would expect. Large projector screens and several flat-screen televisions are in various prime locations around the walls showing a variety of different sports, ranging from football to basketball to sailing and everything in between. A well-stocked bar sits pride of place in the centre of the room surrounded by welcoming bar stools, with expertly trained staff waiting to serve you beer, wine, spirits, cocktails or mocktails from the substantial drinks menu.

What makes Blu Bamboo exceptional is two-fold. First is the outstanding menu. A wide selection of food awaits you, all of an excellent quality and at a great price. You could begin with a variety of Western and Asian snacks, such as crispy fried spring rolls, buffalo chicken wings or salt and pepper squid. For a lighter bite you could try one of Blu Bamboo’s deluxe salads, like duck breast salad or sea bass salad with lime sauce. For something more substantial try the fillet steak served with French fries, greens and your choice of either red wine or black pepper sauce; lamb chops with mashed potato and greens; sole fillet with sautéed potatoes and greens; or bangers and mash with onion and red wine sauce. All day breakfast, spaghetti marinara, Mexican pizza and the Blu Bamboo burger are a few of their other specialties to whet your appetite. Look out for the daily special deals on food and drinks, such as Pasta Tuesday or Pork Cutlets Saturday.


The second aspect that makes Blu Bamboo extraordinary is the fantastic selection of games and activities free for everyone to play. You can choose from table shuffle board, tailor-made international size beer pong, air hockey or board games like chess, draughts and back gammon. Foosball and table ice hockey are two more options – firm favourites with customers from North America. Blu Bamboo is also one of the only places in Shenzhen to have DartsLive2, and the only place in Shekou. With DartsLive2 you can not only compete against friends, you can compete against players around the globe through their interactive technology. In the near future Blu Bamboo will host a monthly darts tournament in cooperation with DartsLive2; darts teams from other bars in Shenzhen will be invited to take part and there will be great prizes provided by DartsLive2 – check back on ShenzhenParty for details! In the meantime, anyone is welcome to join the weekly in house darts league or just come along to play at a time to suit you.


If pool is more your thing, don’t worry – Blu Bamboo has you covered for that as well. There two free pool tables and every Wednesday there is an in-house pool competition. If you take part in the competition you will be provided with snacks as well as being in with a chance to win a prize! In addition to this, Blu Bamboo is currently organising the brand new Shekou Pool Bar League in association with several other bars in the area. Once again, ShenzhenParty is the place to find out all the details once they’ve been announced.

At Blu Bamboo there’s no such thing as a ‘happy hour’; instead Monday and Tuesday are ‘Happy Days’ when discounts on food and drinks abound. Thursday brings you Blu Bamboo’s own take on the traditional pub quiz – the Drunken Pub Quiz hosted by Beijing award winning quiz master Alex Taylor, where it’s not just your answers that win you prizes, but also what you drink!


Blu Bamboo is an ideal location for events, whether a corporate party hosting up to 250 people or a smaller occasion with a group of any size. There have been recent improvements to the sound and music systems, giving a high quality sound from any point in the bar – and here quality is the key word. Quality not quantity is the ideal at Blu Bamboo. Unlike many other bars, you can actually have a conversation without having to shout at the person next to you, making it a great place to relax, play a few games, have a drink or two with a superb meal and enjoy the atmosphere.

Blu Bamboo is open daily from 5pm until 4am, with the full menu of food being served from 5pm until 2am – the only place you’ll get great food at any time of night.

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