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
Donggan 101 Festival @ Century Park
Girl group SNH48 is AKB48’s Chinese sister band, made up of 28 young girls who must be very popular with teenagers. Follow 动感101 on WeChat and enter the competition to win tickets for the show.
FREE (apply for tickets on WeChat) // 12 PM – 8 PM
1001 Jinxiu Lu, near Fangdian Lu, Pudong // 浦东锦绣路1001号, 近芳甸路
Corona Sunsets Festival @ Cube House
BBC Radio 1 DJ Pete Tong is joined by Bakermat, Claptone, Sam Feldt, Autograf and Uppfade. This invite only, Corona sponsored, one-day festival takes place on the bank of the Huangpu river.
Free (invite only) // 2 PM – LATE
1888 Puming Lu, near Nanpu Daqiao, Pudong // 浦东浦明路1888号, 近南浦大桥
Enda O’Donoghue @ Pantocrator Gallery
O’Donoghue is a Berlin-based Irish artist exhibiting photos of his UFO sightings in 1973, a year of numerous UFO sightings and supposed abductions. Go and see for yourself, it’s the exhibition opening so there should be some free drinks and nibbles.
Free entry // 7 PM – 9 PM
105, Bldg 4B, 50 Moghanshan Lu, near Changhua Lu // 莫干山路50号4B号楼105室, 近昌化路
BBC Philharmonic @ Shanghai Oriental Art Centre
This renowned British orchestra concert, lead by conductor Juanjo Mena, is part of the RAW international Arts festival. On October 24th they are programmed to perform Britten’s Simple Symphony, Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in d-minor No.47, and Elgar’s Enigma Variations. On October 25th the longer performance includes Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila, Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, and much more.
180 RMB – 880 RMB // 7.30 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, Nr Century Avenue // 丁香路425号近世纪大道
Chekov ft. special guest @ JZ Club
Two great bands at JZ, Red Beard Trio featuring Coco Zhao on vocals and Chekov with a special guest. Jazz improvisation with electronic music from Chekov, and a late night jam session that goes on past 2am.
50 RMB // 9.30 PM
West Fuxing RD, near Yongfu RD, Xuhui District // 徐汇区复兴西路46号（近永福路）
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