Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
POP Afternoon Tea @ POP American Brasserie in Three On the Bund
Enjoy a leisurely relaxing afternoon teatime with friends and family at POP. Their signature sweets and savouries will surely bring you unforgettable afternoon delights.
RMB 178 for 1 person (including 1 cup of coffee or tea from the selection)
RMB 308 for 2 people (including 2 cups of coffee or tea from the selection)
+10% service charge // 2 PM – 5 PM (Daily)
7/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu // 广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Early Bird Special @ MERCATO in Three On the Bund
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of this vibrant Italian restaurant. Early Bird sharing menu RMB 198 per person, minimum 2 persons.
+10% service charge // 5.30 PM – 6 PM (Daily)
6/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号6楼, 近广东路
Sunset Social @ POP BAR in Three On the Bund
Every Thursday POP BAR turns into the Bund social club, holding a massive chill-out party called Sunset Social. There’s a BBQ on the terrace from 6pm ’til 11pm, and drinks specials on the bar, 3 glasses of wine/beer or 6 oysters costs only 100 RMB. The dress code is simple, no flip-flops or shorts. Enjoy summer while it’s still here!
No cover – 100 RMB 3 glasses of wine/beer or 6 oysters
Seventh Floor, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区广东路17号,外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Oktoberfest @ Drei Kronen 1308
The German beer house is holding a festival this weekend, October 8 – 11. Austrian folk band Eidelweiss-Power are providing the entertainment, and you drink free flow beer for 168 RMB (Saturday/Sunday free flow beer for 188 RMB). Free flow beer and food costs 328 RMB (Saturday/Sunday 358 RMB).
168 RMB (free flow beer) // 5 PM – Late
1929 Art Space Building, 687 Dongdaming Lu, near Xinjian Lu // 东大名路687号, 近新建路
Megadeth @ Shanghai Grand Stage
The 1980s pioneers of thrash metal make their long awaited debut performance in the PRC. As Arnie said in the latest Terminator film, “old but not obsolete” is the name of the game. Thrash-down to all the classics from the comfort of stadium seating.
480 RMB – 2280 RMB // 7.30 PM
1111 Caoxi Bei Lu Nr Zhongshan Nan er Lu // 漕溪北路1111号近中山南二路
Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall
In honour of the legendary composer Jean Sibelius who was born 150 years ago, Esa-Pekka Salonen will conduct the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. They will perform some of Sibelius’ greats, including excerpts from “Pelléas et Mélisande” and his 7th symphony.
180 RMB – 580 RMB // 8 PM – 10 PM
1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
Bassment @ The Shelter
Bassment night is back at The Shelter with more deep techno music experiences. Ben Huang, Another Pawn, Misloop, Donn and James Lealand are the Bassment DJs.
20 RMB // 10 PM – Late
5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区永福路5 号,近复兴西路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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