Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
High Tea Set Deal @ Husk
Head over to Husk for new high tea savory choices like a prosciutto & tomato sandwich, chicken liver parfait, and home made cured salmon. For 188 RMB, you get a high set set with eight sweet or savory choices. Available from 2 – 5 PM on weekdays and 3 – 5 PM on weekends except Saturday.
188 RMB // 14:00 – 17:00
218 Fengxian Road near Nanhui Road // 奉贤路218号, 近南汇路
Daily Happy Hour @ The Thirsty Seahorse
Yes, happy hour every day! The Thirsty Seahorse does five hours of drink deals every day. You get craft beer deals and 50% off all draft and bottle beers, wine and cocktails. Go and grab a drink with your friends.
25 RMB (beer) 25 RMB (wine) from 40 RMB (cocktail) // 16:00 – 21:00
205 South Wulumuqi Road near Zhaojiabang Road // 乌鲁木齐南路205号, 近肇家浜路
Half Price Ribs @ Kakadu
Everyone loves Kakadu’s Bundy-back barbecued pork ribs… tender pork ribs marinated in Kakadu’s own spicy Bundaberg rum and Coke sauce, and served with chips or mashed potato, and salad or chilli-lime buttered sweet corn on the cob. Come down to Kakadu on any Monday and enjoy ribs for half price.
Half Rack 74 RMB / Whole Rack 114 RMB // 18:00 – 22:00
8 Jianguo Zhong Lu near Chongqing Nan Lu // 建国中路8号, 近重庆南路
Margarita Deal @ Cantina Agave
Mexican restaurant Cantina Agave offers drink deals every Monday. From 7 PM onwards, you get 50% off on half pitchers of margaritas and selected appetizers. Go there and grab a Margarita with your friends!
No cover // 19:00 – Late
291 Fumin Road near Changle Road // 富民路291号, 近长乐路
True Detective Screening @ Arcade
This dark little cocktail bar is screening the week’s newest episode of True Detective every Monday night at 9pm. It’s recommended you get there before 8.30pm for a better seat. Always in hi-def with surround sound.
No cover // 20:30 – 21:30
2/F, 57 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu // 复兴西路57号2楼, 近永福路
Absolut Happy Hour @ Bocado
Tapas restaurant and weekend 80’s dance bar Bocado is moving up a shelf for its vodka cocktails. From Sunday to Thursday, 9pm-11pm, all cocktails made with Absolut are 40rmb. That’s a decent late happy hour.
Cocktails made with Absolut 40 RMB // 21:00 – 23:00
2/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu // 永福路47号2楼, 近复兴西路
Latino Night @ La Stazione
Live Latin band plays every Monday night at La Stazione. Expect bachata, salsa, merengue and more. You also get glasses of prosecco and mojitos for 40 RMB.
No cover // 22:00 – 02:00
98 Yanping Road near Xinzha Road // 延平路98号, 近新闸路
Let all potential be internally resolved using beautiful forms @ MadeIn Gallery
Head to this M50 gallery and check out the solo exhibition by Shi Yong. The artist often create works that grapple with individual identity and consumerism. The exhibition will be for the first time a site-specific installation, developed around the notions of space, material and language. On from June 5 through August 23. Get more information here.
No cover // 11:00 – 18:00 (Tuesday – Sunday)
4/F, Building 7, 50 Moganshan Road // 莫干山路50号7号楼4楼
Tuesday Mussels & Fries @ Jade on 36
Jade on 36 in the Pudong Shangri-La has an all you can eat mussels deal. From 5pm-10pm every Tuesday, you can get loaded up on mussels cooked in 5 different delicious styles while taking in views from the 36th floor. Dinner at Jade on 36 is usually a pretty expensive affair, so this is a good deal.
198rmb per person plus a 15% service charge // 17:00 – 22:00
6/F, Grand Tower, 33 Fu Cheng Lu, near Lujiazui Xi Lu // 浦东香格里拉酒店, 富城路33号36楼, 近陆家嘴西路
Wine Tastings @ La Bota
This wine shop does wine tastings every Tuesday night. For 100 RMB, you get to taste eight wines paired with tapas. Buy their wines on the second floor and enjoy a 50% off discount while any other wines are 20% off.
100 RMB // 18:00 – 21:00
426 Dagu Road near Shimen First Road // 大沽路426号, 近石门一路
Summer Aperitivo Tuesdays @ La Stazione
Head over to this Italian restaurant for their Tuesday night food and drink deals. Their food are cheaper than usual and for 148 RMB you get Italian bites and two drinks of selected cocktails and prosecco.
148 RMB // 18:00 – 21:00
98 Yanping Road near Xinzha Road // 延平路98号, 近新闸路
Wanda International Football Tournament @ Shanghai Stadium
Sven-Goran Eriksson and Diego Simeone will match their wits when Shanghai SIPG host Atletico Madrid in the Wanda International Football Tournament friendly match on August 4 as part of the Spanish club’s pre-season tour of Asia. Atletico’s match against SIPG at the Shanghai Stadium will kick off at 7:00pm and conclude a two-stop tour that starts with a match against J League side Sagan Tosu in Japan on August 1.
180 / 280 / 380 / 580 / 880 / 1280 / 1580 RMB // 19:00
666 Tianyaoqiao Lu // 天钥桥路666号
Pizza Deal @ MammaMia
MammaMia hosts a pizza night deal every Tuesday, where you get free flow of pizza! For 98 RMB, you get free flow of draft beer; for 188 RMB, you even get free flow of house wines. What are you still waiting for?
No cover // 19:00 – 22:00
2/F, 1333 Huaihai Middle Road near Changshu Road // 淮海中路1333号2楼, 近常熟路
Martial art stage performance of Peking Opera @ Tianchan Theater
Shanghai Peking Opera Troupe, one of the top Peking Opera troupes in China, is putting on stage a classic martial art (kung fu) show on Tuesday, August 4th, at 7:30pm, at Tianchan Theater (天蟾逸夫大舞台), on Fuzhou Road (福州路) near People’s Square. The performance is focused more on martial art than on singing, which does not require a language skill to enjoy. Get more information here.
30 / 50 / 80 RMB // 19:15 to late
701 Fuzhou Lu near people’s square // 福州路701号, 近人民广场
Whiskey & Cognac Tuesday @ Maison Camus
Every Tuesday, hovering over Nanjing Xi Lu, this cocktail bar has 50% cognac and whisky by the glass, or one free Cuban cigar. There’s a live sax player too.
No cover // 20:00 to late
Suite 206A, 1376 Nan’jing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu // 南京西路1376号206A座, 近西康路
Hakkatini Night @ Hakkasan
Hakkasan offers martinis deal every Wednesday night. Go and enjoy some posh Chinese food along with complimentary dim sum and petit fours on deck. You get martinis and other selected cocktails for just 48 RMB plus 10% service charge.
48 RMB (plus 10% service charge) // 19:00 – Late
Bund 18, 5/F, 18 No. 1 East Zhongshan Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路18号5楼, 近南京东路
Uptown / Downtown : Ladies Night @ Bonobo
Boom. Hipster Asian fusion restaurant Bonobo throws down every Wednesday, with free flow chandon brut only for the ladies from 7-9pm. After that, party might move into Monkey Champagne just next door. Music is funk / nudisco / whatever by Misloop.
No cover // 19:00 – 21:00
38 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Le // 东湖路38号，近新乐路
Calle Roja @ Bar Rouge
Bar Rouge hosts a Latin party every Wednesday where DJ Tuto heat up the place with cool rhythms from Reggaeton, electro-latino to merenque and more. Expect Brazilian and Cuban dancers and live percussion. No cover before midnight with password “Miss Rouge” or 100 RMB after that.
No cover – 100 RMB // 21:00 – Late
Bund 18, 7/F, 18 East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼
Wednesday Night Salsa @ Shanghai Brewery
One of the bigger salsa nights in town. Every Wednesday from 9.30pm, Shanghai Brewery on Hengshan clears out the tables on the second floor and brings in a salsa DJ. This has been going for several years, and some nights see a couple hundred people out at the dance.
No cover // 21:30 – late
15 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu // 东平路15号, 近衡山路
Holy Ghost @ Le Baron
Cute and poppy electronica from this cute NY duo who will be performing at Le Baron. Fans of MGMT, nu disco and the ground that exists between electronica and indie should like this.
No cover // 22:00 – 4:00
7th Floor, 20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区东湖路20号7楼, 近淮海中路
Lolitas @ Lola
This bar in Yueyang Road is hosting a new ladies night every Wednesday. Free sparkling wine and selected cocktails for ladies until 1 AM.
No cover // 22:00 – Late
46 Yueyang Road near Dongping Road // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
Starlite Theater @ Hepcat!
Behold! Starlite Theater @ Hepcat every Thursday. They’ll be screening 50’s classics and dishing out complimentary popcorn.
30 RMB hotdogs // 18:30 – 02:00
2/F, 359 Kangding Lu // 康定路359号2楼
Ladies Boxing (BEGINNER, GIRLS ONLY) @ Golden Gloves
(Designed just for the ladies) Here’s your chance to hit something! This is a non-contact class – so don’t worry about those pretty noses! We combine the components of a professional boxer’s workout with extreme fitness drills. You will burn up to 1,000 calories per hour – and build more muscle definition than any other workout in the shortest amount of time. Kiss your treadmill goodbye. Get more information on Meetup.
120RMB per person for the location and the instructor // 18:45 – 20:00
16L Fl, 68 XinQiao Road // 新桥路68号16L楼
Shanghai Bund @ JDF Yun Feng Theatre
Based on the Cantonese TV production, the musical Shanghai Bund tells the love story of Cheng Cheng and Xu Wenqiang during the 1920s. Their love for each other, however, is disrupted by conspiracies between Feng Jingyao, Cheng Cheng’s father, and the French. With realistic backdrops and the use of holograms, this musical allows the audience to travel back in time and see what Shanghai used to be like.
Began last week and goes until December 31, each week Thursday through Sunday. Get tickets and information here.
180 / 280 / 480 / 680 / 880 RMB // 19:15
1700 Beijing Xi Lu // 北京西路1700号
Jackson Wells @ MAO Livehouse
Hailing from Tennessee, blonde-haired, blue-eyed crooner Jackson Wells graces the Shanghai stage, playing his top Youtube hits such as ‘Lovesick’. Buy tickets here.
80RMB (advance); 120RMB (door) // 20:00 – late
308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 黄浦区重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Late Night Fever @ Mr & Mrs Bund
Mr & Mrs Bund is offering a late night deal every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They have an awesome menu starting from 250 RMB, and a-la-carte is available at late night price. Except on special event, selected cocktails, champagne and wine bottles are buy-one-get-one-free!
From 250 RMB // 23:00 – 2:00 (Thursday – Saturday)
6/F, Bund 18, East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路外滩18号6楼, 近南京东路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!