Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Signature Brunch & Caviar Creations @ Jean-Georges
Treat yourself at Jean-Georges with the uplifting weekend brunch set featuring 12 favorites to choose from. Amongst these, do not miss the House Smoked Salmon with Maxime Potato and Frisee Salad, the Eggs Benedict with Ham, Smoked Salmon or Lobster, the 180g Rib-eye Steak with Herbal Spinach and French Fries. Also discover Chef Jean-Georges’ favorite caviar creations, the Caviar Quartet.
2 Course Weekend Brunch Set Menu 258 RMB per person
Signature Brunch Plate and Luxury Brunch Plate also available at 258 RMB and 398 RMB per person
Jean-Georges Caviar Creations: Try one of them for a 188 RMB supplement in the prix fixe menu.
(+10% service charge)
Prices listed // All Weekend
3 On the Bund, 4/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号4楼, 近广东路
Weekend Dim Sum Indulgence @ Whampoa Club
Get up and go to the Weekend Dim Sum Indulgence, every Saturday and Sunday there’s unlimited dim sum. Be surprised and charmed by the classic Shanghainese delicacies like Shanghainese style smoked fish, “xiao long bao”, and wonton in lobster soup, and Cantonese dim sum like puff pastry with honey glazed pork at Whampoa Club weekend dim sum indulgence.
158 RMB per person (+10% service charge) // 11.30 AM – 2.30 PM
3 On the Bund, 5/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号5楼, 近广东路
Carnival @ POP BAR
From September 12th, get ready for Carnival parties happening every Saturday! Pop Bar will take you on a tour around the world’s most exiting cities, where dancers and performers parade along DJ’s house tunes.Complimentary flavoured Daiquiri for ladies from 10pm to 11pm.
No cover // 10 PM – LATE
3 On the Bund, 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
Shanghai Rolex Masters ATP Tennis @ Qi Zhong Tennis Center
The world’s greatest tennis players, including Djokovic, Williams, Federa, Sharapova and Nadal have all arrived in Beijing and will commence play in Shanghai this weekend. The qualifying rounds on Saturday are free to watch, then it gets more and more expensive from Sunday to the finals next weekend.
180 RMB – 1080 RMB // 12:00 (Saturday only)
5500 Yuanjiang Lu Nr Kunyang Bei Lu // 闵行区元江路5500号
La Terraza @ The Cut
Rooftop party at the IAPM mall, with house music DJs Allan Marshal and Tygi. Two drinks for 70 RMB before 10pm and two for 50 RMB after then.
IAPM mall, 6-7/F, 606, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu // 淮海中路999号6楼606, 近陕西南路
A Night with Miss Seychelles @ T8 Restaurant
A Guarding Rainbow charity art auction hosted by the lovely Miss Seychelles, organised by Seychelles Tourism Board and heArtS. HeArtS is a local Chinese NGO providing art lessons to people who have mental health problems and special needs. A night dedicated to forwarding human rights in China by bringing cultures together.
500 RMB // 6.30 PM
Xintiandi, North Block, Lane 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu // 太仓路181号, 新天地北里, 近马当路
Swan Lake @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
Derek Deane, who was formerly the artistic director of English National Ballet, is the choreographer and set and costume designer of this Chinese production. This sold-out show is to be mesmerising.
180 RMB – 680 RMB // 7.15 PM
300 Renmin Avenue, Nr Huangpi Bei Lu // 人民大道300号近黄陂北路
Voodoo Kungfu @ MAO Livehouse
The lead singer is known in China as the “Ultimate Screaming Master”. He was expelled from an Irish Catholic school in 1997 like a hardcore rock and roller. He wrote his latest album straight after coming out of a coma. He was saved by a witch shaman after being bitten by his venomous pet cobra. This October is the heavy metal band’s ‘Oriental Dark Art’ tour.
200 RMB // 8.30 PM
3F 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3F 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
DJ Hell @ Lola
Lola’s 5th anniversary goes on, tonight it’s the original German house music connoisseur DJ Hell. Back in the day he worked with the Pet Shop Boys and Brian Ferry. Sure to be good music. Guys pay 150 RMB entry after 1am, ladies are the same after 2am, and entry comes with a free drink.
0 – 150 RMB // 10 PM – Late
46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
DJ Cavia & Co @ Le Baron
Hip-hop and house music from Shanghai producer Ceezy and Singaporean Donn. They are supporting DJ Cavia, who’s life is devoted to the turntables.
Free entry // 10 PM – Late
7F, 20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu // 东湖路20号7楼， 近淮海中路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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