Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
For the most important meal of the day, look no further than Foodie’s breakfast buffet. With everything from cereals, eggs and sausages to steamed buns, noodles and congee, Foodie serves something to please everyone in the morning.
See the Chinese New Year breakfast menu.
7.30 AM – 11.30 AM from Feb 7-12
7 Yan’an Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu // 延安东路7号, 近中山东一路
All Big Bamboo venues stay open during CNY, serving food and the drinks as usual and all the hottest games 24-7 nonstop. Don’t miss out on Super Bowl 50 on Feb 8, 7.30am. Craving for some classic American dishes? Big Bamboo’s classic BB burger is a must try!
See the Chinese New Year menu.
9 AM – 2 AM
Big Bamboo Jing ‘an (Tel: 6256-2265) 132 Nanyang Road // 南阳路132号
Big Bamboo Hongqiao (Tel: 6405-8720) No.20 LaoWai Entertainment Street Lane 3338 Hongmei Road // 虹梅路3338号, 虹梅路休闲街20号
Big Bamboo Jinqiao (Tel: 5030-1779) 381 Hongfeng Road // 红枫路381号
New York Style Pizza
New York Style Pizza, Steak & Burger opens throughout most of Chinese New Year. Look out for the Arch Walk restaurant, offering buy-1-get-1-free burgers through Sherpa’s!
New York Style Pizza, Jing’An Temple
10 AM – 12 AM (Closed after 8 PM, Feb 7 )
DELIVERIES: (Jing’an) 6247 2265 // (Tianzifang) Sherpa’s only // (Gubei) 5239 7368 // (Fashion Park) 3490 5177 // (Arch Walk) Sherpa’s only // (Jingqiao) 3872 6606 // (Shanghai One) 3868 2738 // (Cham Time) 5019 9260 // (Cool Docks) closed Feb 7 – 13.
Shanghai Slim’s + New York Style Steak & Burger
Shanghai Slim’s is open everyday, except February 7, with happy hour drinks all day everyday!
CONTACT: (phone) 6426 0171
11.30 AM – 10 PM (Closed Feb 7) 12 PM – 9 PM (Feb 8 & 13)
Sinan Mansions, Block 26D, 523 Fuxing Lu, near Sinan Lu // 思南公馆, 复兴西路523号26D, 近思南路
New York Style Steak & Burger
11 AM – 10 PM (Closed Feb 7) 12 PM – 9 PM (Feb 8 & 13)
CONTACT: (Tianzifang) 6473 6070
Tianzifang, No.22, 155 JianGuo Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu // 田子坊, 建国中路155弄22号 近瑞金路
CONTACT: (Arch Walk) 6260 0376
Level LG2, 533 Loushanguan Lu, near Maotai Lu // 娄山关路533号地下2层, 近茅台路
The Rooster opens from 4pm to late on February 8 – 12, serving up chicken wings 1/2 price the whole time — that’s 6 wings for 22 RMB, and 12 wings for 40 RMB! They’re also giving away 5L of Heineken to the first customers of the day.
See The Rooster snacks menu.
NO COVER (1/2 price chicken wings, February 8 – 12)
CONTACT: Manager Tim – 13601609171
11 AM – LATE (Monday – Sunday) 4 PM – LATE (February 8 – 12)
455 Shanxi Bei Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu, Jing’an district // 陕西北路455号, 近北京西路, 静安区
Feast your eyes on the Chinese New Year special offers available all week at Pizza Topolino. Tuna steak on Monday, Tuesday lamb chops, something different for every day at less than 500 RMB for 2, and a special lunch menu at just 198 RMB – 388 RMB for 2 served daily.
See the Chef’s Chinese New Year Special Lunch menu.
RSVP with Lorenzo (call 136-5184-8311)
CONTACT: TOPO-CHEF (WeChat)
11 AM – 10 PM (Tuesday – Sunday)
No 7, 328 Madang Lu, near Fuxing Lu // 马当路328弄7号, 近复兴中路
Sasha’s + Zapata’s
The famous Soong family mansion in the former French Concession, Sasha’s opens everyday from 5 PM to late on Chinese New Year! The restaurant and lounge has a full bar and special menu with all the Sasha’s favourites including Pizza and Burgers. Please note that there will be no Sunday Brunch on Sunday February 7 and 14.
If a Mexican fiesta is what you’re after, you’ll be glad to know Zapata stays open everyday except Sunday and Monday. You can expect the usual Friday and Saturday mayhem, and Wednesday Ladies Night, plus the famous 88 RMB Taco Buffet on Tuesday.
Sasha’s: 5 PM – LATE *Last orders for food 10.30 PM
Zapata’s: 6 PM – LATE *Closed Sunday & Monday
Sasha’s, 11 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu // 东平路11号, 近衡山路
Zapata’s, 5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu // 衡山路5号, 近东平路
Craft opens all Chinese New Year serving classic and signature cocktails for only 50 RMB from Tuesday – Saturday, 8.30 PM – 10.30 PM. Look out for Kinoclub film screenings every Tuesday and Lindberg DJing on Saturday 13th.
8 PM – 2 AM (Tuesday – Thursday); 8 PM – 4 AM (Friday – Saturday)
Donghu Hotel South Wing, 7 Donghu Lu, above Cinderella KTV // 东湖宾馆, 东湖路7号
Pamper yourself with a day of relaxation and enjoyment in a natural hot springs resort on Feb 10 with Wanna Travel. Meet up with them 9am at Zhongshan Park and get bussed over to this secret hideout with 33 indoor and outdoor hot springs baths, sauna, gym and unlimited water and herbal tea, sand therapy, hot stones, ping pong, resting hall, sleeping hall, playroom for children and much more. Make sure to bring along your bikini or swimming suit.
Find more information, visit www.wanna-travel.com
350 RMB (Departure from Zhongshan Road metro station)
CONTACT: (WeChat) wanna-travel OR (phone) 13764884661
1401 Kangding Lu, near Yuyao Lu // 康定路1401号, 近余姚路
Light & Salt
Light & Salt stays open for afternoon tea, lunch and dinner during Chinese New Year. Make a booking with Chope, Shanghai’s instant restaurant reservation service. Please note the restaurant will close from Feb 7 – 10, and will reopen for lunch on Feb 11.
See the Chinese New Year dinner menu. afternoon tea menu. lunch menu.
6 PM – 10.30 PM
Rock Bund, 6/F, 133 Yuanmingyuan Lu, Beijing Dong Lu // 圆明园路133号6楼， 近北京东路
Horror Cinema Escape Game @ MAO Livehouse
MAO Livehouse turns into a theatre of horror festered with bloodthirsty zombies, radioactive mutants and chainsaw madmen. Like the already established escape game in Shanghai (Mr. X), MAO challenges you to crack the death code and escape from its horror cinema.
98 RMB // 12 PM – 3PM, 3 PM – 6 PM, 6 PM – 8 PM, 8 PM – 10 PM (February 11 – 28)
3rd Floor, 308 South Chongqing Road, near Jianguo Road, Huangpu District // 黄浦区 重庆南路308号3楼（近建国中路）
Moonwalker @ Dada
Dada throws one last party for Lunar New Year called Moonwalker for obvious reasons. Expect a clash of pop music from the 80s, synth and punk, with lots of countryside floral patterns.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路