Rum and cigars: Tired of the ceaseless buy-one-get-one free deals on ‘Fufu pink cocktails and Gin and Tonics that taste like flat Sprite?” Tonight, get a drink deal with cajones at O Theatre, where from 6-10pm Diplomatico Rum Fashion is 50RMB a glass and 25% off per pottle. Cohiba Esplendidos are also marked down to 300RMB.
6-10pm // O Theatre // O Theatre // 2/F, 57 Maoming Nan Lu, near Changle Lu (茂名南路57号2楼, 近长乐路).
Chinese Valentine’s Day @ M on the Bund: If nothing from our roundup of Shanghai’s ‘heartiest’ Qixi Festival dinners got you in the mood, head up M on The Bund. On August 2, they’ll be offering a celebratory set menu, including a cocktail and canapes for 888RMB per couple. Add 288RMB for wine pairings.
888RMB for two // 6pm // M on The Bund // M on the Bund // 7/F, 5 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (中山东一路外滩5号7楼).
Oyster Nights @ YOU Bar: Until August 29, buy a bottle of Brute Spumante Prestige Italy (388rmb) or Deutz Brut Classic France (728rmb), and get a half-dozen complimentary oysters.
5pm-2am // YOU Bar // New World Shanghai Hotel, 1555 Dingxi Lu, near Yuyuan Lu (定西路1555号, 近愚园路).
Brunch at Urban Thai 2: Brunch doesn’t have to mean a 200RMB Croque Monsieur. Every Saturday and Sunday until Dec 31, Urban Thai is offering a three-course brunch with a choice of Thai-inspired omelets, spring rolls, and more. Refreshments entail bottomless green or black tea or regular coffee, or a selection of Thai street-style beverages, including their signature condensed milk coffee.
98RMB // 11am-3pm // Urban Thai 2 // 393 Dagu Road, near Chengdu Bei Lu (大沽路393号, 近成都北路).
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Benjamin Cost is Shanghaiist’s Food Editor. Email tips, recommendations, and news updates on Shanghai’s dining scene to [email protected].