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
Savour Food Festival @ The Hub
Savour Food Festival, which features annually in Singapore, Hong Kong and Mumbai, brings Michelin-star chefs to Shanghai for the first time. It features an exciting line-up of local and international restaurants showing off their signature dishes. Food tickets are around 50 RMB each and a ticket to event comes with a few.
170 RMB (pre-sale) // 10 AM
99 Shenhong Lu, near Shenchang Lu, Changning district // 长宁区申虹路99号, 近申长路
The Australian Ballet: Suite En Blanc @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
A mixed programme designed to highlight the prestige of The Australian Ballet. The programme includes ‘Suite en blanc’ choreographed by Serge Lifar, ‘Unspoken Dialogues’ by Stephen Baynes and ‘In the Upper Room’ by Twyla Tarp.
160 RMB – 680 RMB // 7.15 PM
300 Renmin Avenue, Nr Huangpi Bei Lu // 人民大道300号近黄陂北路
Chu Yi-Bing Cello Ensemble @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Chu Yi-Bing is credited for having spread ensemble music all across China. His ensemble, China Philharmonic Cellist is made up of 12 musicians and has played all around the PRC.
80 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM
523 Yan’an Dong Lu, near Jin Ling Lu // 延安东路523号
Lerin/Hystad: Mount Buzhou @ On Stage
Although, on the tour poster, it says Yuyintang this is actually happening at On Stage. The Swedish electronic band chose not to feature Taiwan on their map of the PRC, but they haven’t been censored… success!
80 RMB // 8.30 PM
A2-101 Red Town, 570# West HuaiHai Road // 长宁区淮海西路570号 红坊艺术园区A2-101
Darin Zanyar @ MAO Livehouse
Darin is a Swedish pop singer of Kurdish descent who has sung many chart toppers in his home country. His new album Fjärilar i magen just came out on September 25th and he cites Michael Jackson as a major influence on his music.
380 RMB // 8.30 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, Nr Jianguo Zhong Lu // 重庆南路308号3楼 近建国中路
Fanzui Xiangfa & Bad Nerve @ Yuyintang
Beijing’s Fanzui Xiangfa join forces with Swedish punk band Bad Nerve. Get ready for a night of hardcore punk noise and buy the vinyl, to be released on Genjing Records.
50 RMB // 9.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Coco Zhao & the Possicobilities with Special guest @ JZ Club
Shanghai’s gay icon Coco Zhao is back at JZ, harmonising with the Possicobilities. They have invited 15 year-old Robine, who made her fame with Alain Clark, to perform along side them.
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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