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
POP & the City @ POP BAR in Three On the Bund
Every Wednesday, POP Bar relives the chic and fabulous of Carry Bradshaw’s version of NYC. Come with your besties and mingle with gorgeous and fun people for a chilled night out. Complimentary Cosmos for ladies from 9pm to 10pm and 2 for 1 on Cosmos for ladies after 10pm.
No cover // 8 PM – LATE
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
Ulysses Owen Jr. @ MAO Livehouse
Jazz of Lincoln Centre Concert presents, the two time Grammy award winning drummer, Ulysses Owen Jr. The jazz band from New York includes Alicia Olatuja, Takeshi Ohbayashi, Tim Green and Alex Claffy.
200 RMB // 7.30 PM – 9 PM
3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Hamlet @ Slaughterhouse 1933
The Shanghai-based international drama company, Urban Aphrodite, presents Hamlet from October 21st – 25th. Shakespeare’s classic play is styled with “motorcycle gangs, Japanese Anime and 1920s Hollywood”.
220 RMB (advance) 250 RMB (door) // 7.30 PM
29 Shajing Lu, near Haining Lu (jiulong binguan) // 沙泾路29号, 近海宁路
Fox Saxophone concert @ On Stage
“A multicultural project, a tribute to the wonderful world of Bossa Nova…” Mro Fox plays flute and saxophone, Tinho Pereira on guitar, Danny Zanker on bass and Charles Foldish on drums.
60 RMB // 8.30 PM
A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu // 淮海西路570弄A2, 近虹桥
Return to Mongolia ft. Theo Croker @ JZ Club
The Norwegian Trio are the support band playing 9-10pm, then Return to Mongolia play a late night set from 10.30pm to half-past midnight. Don’t be misled by the band’s name, their music is a fusion of rhythms from Mauritius, Africa and World music. The cool and talented bohemian musician, Theo Croker, will be trumpeting away in this special performance.
50 RMB // 9 PM
46 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu // 复兴路46号, 近永福路
Bachata Ladies Night @ JZ Latino
JZ says, ladies night is for exercising and drinking 2 for 1. Guys, at ladies night you can drink with a lady for the price of drinking alone. The Bachata dancing class is followed by live music from Los Amigos Latin Trio and a dancing party.
Free entry // 21:00 – 00:15
2-23F Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, No.159 South He Nan Road 2, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China // 河南南路159号豫园万丽酒店22-23楼
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