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
2+2+2+2 @ Unico
The 8 hands of 4 culinary stars work in unison on a unique 8 course tapas dinner. Chefs, Mauro Colagreco of Unico and Mirazuri, Bulizo of Kappo Yu, Ricardo La Perna of 8 1/2 Otto E Mezzo Bombana and Michael Wendling of Cuivre. You’re getting the choice of 4 master chefs in 1 restaurant.
598 RMB (+10% service charge) // 6 PM
Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路
Walter Defending Sarajevo @ Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre
The final showing of this historical drama based on a Yugoslavian film from 1972, ‘Valter brani Sarajevo’. Set at the end of World War 2, the story is about a man who leads a resistance force to stand up against the Nazi troops in Sarajevo. Performed in mandarin Chinese, ask about subtitles before buying tickets.
80 RMB – 380 RMB // 2 PM – 4 PM
288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区安福路288号, 近武康路
Burn the Floor @ Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre
An exhilarating theatrical performance, “[combining] traditional dances such as the Viennese Waltz and Foxtrot”. Showing at 7.15pm from the 20th to 31st October with additional 2pm performances on 24th, 25th, 31st October and 1st November.
80 RMB – 880 RMB // 7.15 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, Nr Century Avenue // 丁香路425号近世纪大道
Pigpen Cinema @ The Greedy pig
A tear-jerking documentary film screening of ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ About the life of singer, pianist, and civil rights activist, Nina Simone. Directed by Liz Garbus (2015), starring James Baldwin, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Cronkite. Pigpen Cinema is dinner and a movie without any cleaning up.
Free // 9 PM – 11 PM
65-4 Maoming Bei Lu, near Yanan Lu, Jingan district // 静安区茂名北路65号,近延安路
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