27 Shanghai Brunches to Hit Up This Weekend

By That's Shanghai, September 15, 2023

0 0

El Santo – Mexican Independence Festival!


El Santo has revamped it's brunch, with a focus on tapas style eating and the longest (?) free flow deal in the city.

First up, that five-hour free flow marathon. Enjoy everything from their classic Margaritas to a refreshing Aperol from 11am-4pm from just RMB198!

Pair that with Mexican-influenced tapas style that allow you to try numerous dishes – choose from Chilaquiles Duo, Chorizo Brekkie, al Pastor Taco and Mexican Eggs Benny.

Those are priced to share with two for RMB68, three for RMB98 and four for RMB128.

And that's not all...


As part of their two-day Mexican Independence Festival, on the Sunday from 11am-3pm El Santo is offering:

  • Half Price Food (50% off entire Brunch Menu)

  • Kids Eat Free (free quesadillas for kids with dining adult)

  • Free Flow Beer, Wine & Margaritas RMB198 from 11am-4pm

Sat & Sun, 11am-4pm.

El Santo. B/1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 巨鹿路158号B1层, 近瑞金一路.

Anokhi – 10% Off First Anniversary!


Anokhi's Nukkad Brunch menu is ever-evolving, and always features owner Chef Jibin's newest favorites. 

Think Idli Sambar, Podi, Bombay ‘Kanda’ Poha, Birbal ki Khichdi, Iranian Akuri on Toast, Aloo Tikki Chaat, Bombay Cheese Toastie and more.

As if that wasn't enough to tempt you down to The Weave, their two-hour RMB128 free flows now includes house cocktails – Gin Tonics, Aperol Spritz and Caipirinhas.

READ MORE: Anokhi: Contemporary, Colorful & Captivating Indian Cuisine

And that's not all...


To celebrate turning one year old, Anokhi are offering a 10% discount on food and buy-one-get-one offers on all beverages all throughout the weekend. 

Reservations are encouraged; contact Jasmine at 187 178 29463 on WeChat.

Sat & Sun, 11.30am-3pm.

Anokhi, 3/F, 277 Wuxing Lu, by Jianguo Lu,  徐家汇吴兴路277号 3楼, 近建国路.

Cotton's – Live Music: Gypsy Loulin Duo!


Enjoy brunch in the beautiful Cotton's villa or heated garden, and enjoy three hours beer free flow for RMB188, or go classy with wine, Aperol or sparkling for RMB268.

And that's not all...


Head along to Cotton's on Sunday to catch the Gypsy Loulin Duo play.

Brunch Sat & Sun, 11am-4pm, Live Music Sun 1-4pm; Free Entry.

Cotton's Xinhua Lu, 294 Xinhua Lu, by Panyu Lu 新华路294 号, 近番禺路.

Second Sister Yunnan Restaurant – 20% Off!


Head along for the soft opening of Azul Restaurant Group's new Yunnan restaurant, Second Sister Yunnan Restaurant 开业酬宾 狂欢派对, and from September 17-28 enjoy 20% off on your food bill

To take advantage of this offer, and avoid missing out on the Yunnanese yumminess, call (021) 6611 6166 to reserve your table now.

From Sun Sep 17; 20% off food, RMB138 free flow drinks.

Second Sister Yunnan Restaurant, 开业酬宾 狂欢派对, 5/F, 1000 Trees, 600 Moganshan Lu, by Changhua Lu 大洋晶典5楼, 莫干山路600号, 近昌化路.

Tomatito – 9th Anniversary Party!


After a thousand people premier, Chef & Music Festival is back for the weekend on the rooftop to celebrate Tomatito’s Anniversary.

Come hungry and dress in bold colors and flowers and ready to celebrate this annual event, and finish the summer with a BANG. 

Sexy Spanish tapas, seafood affair, modern Indian and Mexican tacos from four international chefs, 10 DJs and live music performances.

Sat & Sun Sep 16 & 17, 12-9pm; RMB88-600.

Tomatito, Infinitus Mall, 3/F Room W08-10, 168 Hubin Lu, by Jinan Lu 湖滨路168号3楼W08-10,近济南路.

Viva! – New Sunday Roast Beef Brunch!


Enjoy an award winning Saturday Seafood Brunch at Viva! Portuguese Grill & Seafood with an Iberian Atlantic Coast Style Seafood Platter good for sharing for RMB380 every Saturday from 12.30pm to 4pm. You can also add free flow for just RMB198.


Then on Sunday enjoy an open grilled piri-piri chicken for RMB108, Iberian pork chops for RMB148, chorizo sausage for RMB28 or the whole lot for RMB248. And, once again, throw in free flow for RMB198.

READ MORE: Calling All Meat Lovers – Viva!'s Churrasco Brunch Has It All


Finally, new on Sunday at Viva! enjoy two hours of free flow roast beef, as well as grandma's carrot rice, roasted potatoes and green salad for just RMB158.

Sat, 12.30-4pm, Sun 12-4pm.

Viva!479-1 Wuding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu 武定路479-1号,近陕西北路.

Voisin(e) – Simple Drinks x Voisin(e) Saturday Brunch


Simple Drinks bring three Chinese wines to pair with the brunch combo offered by Voisin(e), a newly opened French style restaurant in town. Food includes salmon, truffle open sandwich and French toast. 

Sat Sep 16, 10.30am-2.30pm; RMB195 / person

Voisin(e), 徐汇区乌鲁木齐南路85弄2号

Stiller Xintiandi – Sunday Seafood Lunch Feast


After successfully holding two themed parties, Stiller Xintiandi keep the good vibes rolling with our a Sunday Seafood Lunch Feast!

Expect a combo of premium seafood dishes with endless pours of fine German Rieslings.

And here is a little extra magic – they have brought several signature dishes from Tai'an Table onto the menu. Presenting Seared Scallops and Sea Urchin, which make this seafood feast truly worth every bite!

Sun Sep 17, 11.30am-3pm; RMB688 net / person

Stiller Xintiandi, Bldg 2, Unit A, 181 Taicang Lu, by Huangpi Nan Lu 太仓路181弄2号, 近黄陂南路.

Cages Jing'an – Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza!


Every Sunday from 11am to 2pm, Cages Jing'an offers a global feast not to be missed. From an Asian Noodle bar to Cheese McMuffins to Breakfast Burritos, enjoy over 30 dishes from around the world.

The brunch deal is just RMB188 per adult, while kids below 1.4 meters enjoy 50% off and below 1.1 meters eat for free. And get your booze on with free flow for just RMB88!

As well as numerous big screens ideal for sports fans, Cages is also the perfect place for families, with its myriad of entertainment options designed for hours of fun for all ages, including a bouncy castle!

And that's not all...


This Sunday enjoy your favorite Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizzas at both Cages, Jing'an and Huangpu. They offer the classics - Meat Lover, Pepperoni Madness, Vegetarian, Chicken Parmesan - as well as a monthly special.

There is limited availability, and all pies must be pre-ordered, so place your order by scanning the QR above now!

Brunch Sun, 11-2pm. Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizzas Sun, 10am-Late.

Cages Jing'an, 3/F, Jing'an Sports Center, 428 Jiangning Lu, by Wuding Lu 江宁路428号静安体育中心3楼, 近武定路.

Azul – 20th Anniversary 20% Off!


Azul in Shankang Li serves up a full brunch menu bursting with options, with plenty of outdoor seating and some of the best people watching in the city also on offer!

And that's not all...


To mark their 20th Anniversary, Azul in Shangkang Li will be offering 20% on all food items on your bill from this Friday, September 1, through Sunday, October 8.

There will also be a Grand Fiesta Latina on Saturday, September 23, with music, chef pop-ups and great drinks – so mark that in your calendar!

Sat & Sun, 11am-3.30pm.

Azul, Shankang Li, Building 6, Shangkang Li, 358 Kangding Lu, by Shaanxi Bei Lu 康定路358号, 近陕西北路.

La Baracca – ¥uzo Kitchen Takeover!


La Baracca on Yongkang Lu is currently welcoming contemporary pan-Asian brand ¥uzu for a kitchen takeover.

Getting your hands on ramen burgers, salmon tacos, Korean fried chicken and ¥uzu cheesecake, among other fusion bites.

¥uzu will also be in charge of the bar, providing an array of unique cocktails such as the Sakura flower spritz, ¥uzu southside, and spicy ¥uzu margarita.

Sat & Sun, from 8am.

La Baracca43 Yongkang Lu, by Jiashan Lu 永康路43号,近嘉善路.

D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana – 2-4-1 Pizza on Sunday!


Every weekend sees a feast of options at D.O.C. including its famous Champions Breakfast, Bull's-Eye Eggs with Wagyu M3 Striploin and the classic Smashed Avocado, as well as the option of free flow drinks from just RMB158.

And that's not all...


As well as brunch specials, Sundays sees an unbeatable 2-for-1 pizza deal at D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana all day, evening and night long.

Bunch Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm; 2-for-1 pizzas Sun,11am-Late.

D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, 392 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路392号, 近成都北路.



Brunch Tacos, Quesadillas and Burritos go from RMB40, while free flow Beer, Mexican Mules and Frozen Margaritas will set you back just RMB150 from 11-3pm every weekend at Tacolicious.

Sat & Sun, 11-3pm.

Tacolicious, Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

The Bull & Claw


The Bull & Claw brunch is the stuff of Shanghai legends. It’s RMB98 for one course, RMB168 for two, and add the city's most famous free flow deal for RMB198.

Food options range from Smashed Avo Toast to Lobster Benedict to Chicken and Waffles to their proper Sunday Roast, which they also do on Sunday evenings....


Brunch Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm, roast during brunch & Sun from 5pm.

The Bull & Claw110 Fenyang Lu, by Fuxing Zhong 汾阳路110号, 近复兴中路. 



Every weekend from 11.30am Cuivre serves their full menu enhanced with a selection of brunch, featuring eggs here and there, their signature french toast and a couple of brunch cocktail classics, as well as buy-one-get-one on rosé and sparkling wine.

Everything is à la carte, so people eat what they wish, and as they want.

Tables are available on the terrace, but get snapped up fast, so booking is strongly advised. 

Sat & Sun, 11.30am-2.30pm.

Cuivre, 1502 Huaihai Zhong Lu, by Wulumuqi Lu 淮海中路1502号,近乌鲁木齐路.

Yugo Grill


Each Saturday and Sunday, Yugo Grill serve a different home cooked dish for lunch... check out this week's special above.

Service starts at 11.30am and goes until they run out, so we'd strongly suggest booking ahead via WeChat or phone on 130 2322 7256.

Sat & Sun, 11.30am until sold out.

Yugo Grill, 365 Kangding Lu, near Shaanxi Bei Lu 康定路365号,近陕西北路.

Paul Pairet's Charbon


Charbon has carefully curated a selection of delicious, warm brunch essentials that will satisfy every hungry urbanite: eggs, grilled fish and meat, and ice-creamy delights. Plus, two hours free flow is only RMB180.

It's a brunch vibe like no other!

Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm.

Charbon, iapm Mall, L6-606, L7-705, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, by Shaanxi Nan Lu  环贸iapm商场, 淮海中路999号环贸广场L6-606, L7-705, 近陕西南路.

Abbey Road


Brunch with the Beatles at Abbey Road!

Every Saturday and Sunday, order any item from the lip-smackingly tasty Abbey Road brunch menu above and add FOUR HOURS free flow for JUST RMB198.

We're talking Prosecco, House Wine, Mimosa, Bloody Mary, Carlsberg and Asahi Draft, Gin Tonic, Vodka Tonic, Rum Coke, Aperol Spritz and soft drinks, all accompanied by the soundtrack of Liverpool's four lovable moptops.

Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm.

Abbey Road, 3 Taojiang Lu, by Fenyang Lu 桃江路3号, 近汾阳路.

Xouk by Azul Pudong


Newly opened over the river, Xouk by Azul in Pudong offers up an array of brunch classics taking inspiration from across the globe.

READ MORE: Xouk by Azul Brings Tasty International Cuisine to Pudong

Sat & Sun, 10am-3pm.

Xouk by Azul Pudong, 82 Weifang Xi Lu, by Pucheng Lu 潍坊西路82号, 进浦城路.



Get smokey over at Bubba's Food Co., where every weekend they make the magic happen on their wood-fired BBQ.

It is also happy hour from 12 midday to 8pm, or why not go free flow for three hours for just RMB188?

Sat & Sun, 12-4pm.

Bubba's Food Co., Shankang Li, 808 Shaanxi Bei Lu, Bld 18, #103 陕西北路808号陕康里18幢103室.

Cantina Agave


Does anything say starting weekend right better than hitting up Fumin Lu-Changle Lu institution Cantina Agave?

Saturday and Sunday sees their signature brunch offerings complimented by FOUR hours of free flow for just RMB150.

We're talking Corona, Margaritas, Sangria and Prosecco. This could get wonderfully messy.

Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm.

Cantina Agave, 291 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu 富民路291号, 近长乐路.

Colca Heng Shan


Over at Azul Group's Colca, it is RMB180 for two courses (starter and main), with a two-hour free flow deal at just RMB150 – see the full menu above.

Sat & Sun, 11am-3.30pm.

Colca Heng Shan, Room 2201, 2/F, 199 Hengshan Lu, by Yongjia Lu 地址  衡山路199号2楼2201, 近永嘉.



Bhacus, Eduardo Vargas and the Azul Group's wine and wood grill venue, offer a whole load of brunch specials, favorites from the dinner menu and a two-hour free flow deal at just RMB250 – check out all the details above.

And did we mention they have a huge wrap-around terrace?

Sat & Sun, 11am-3.30pm.

Bhacus Wine & Wood Grill, The Weave, 2/F, 277 Wuxing Road 吴兴路277号, 2楼.

Tacos El Paisa


Free flow Frozen Mezcal Margaritas and Corona from 1-3pm at Tacos El Paisa every Saturday and Sunday for just RMB158. It's as simple as that!

Sat & Sun, 1-3pm.

Tacos El Paisa, 2/F, Bldg 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, by Xinzha Lu (enter on Yanping Lu or Jiaozhou Lu) 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.



Head on over to Bonica, where every weekend they prepare sumptuous packages.

First up, their Flame Grilled package, with grill-fired shared brunch specials from RMB208, using high-quality ingredients and cooking techniques, allowing you to taste the unique aroma of the burning flame.

In addition to food, they also offer Champagne and Sparkling Wine Unlimited Drink packages from RMB198. Enjoy their wines and champagnes to your heart's content.

Fri-Sun, 12-3pm.

Bonica, 110, Bldg 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, by Xinzha Lu 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.

La Scala – Cattier Champagne Brunch 


Enjoy free flow Cattier Brut / Rose Premier Cru Champagne at RMB398 / RMB598 in addition to La Scala’s signature brunch.

Sat & Sun, 11.30am-2pm.

La Scala, 1/F, 380 Weihai Lu, by Shimenyi Lu 威海路380号1层, 近石门一路.

Looking for More?

For Hotel Brunches Click Here


For Food Deals Click Here


For Drinks Deals Click Here


For Regular Weekly Events Click Here


For Live Shows Click Here


For a Whole Load More Events Click Here


Like to Promote a Brunch?

Connect with us on WeChat by scanning the QR code below:


[Cover image courtesy of Beef & Liberty]

more news

27 Shanghai Brunches to Hit Up This Weekend

Most important meal of the week!

16 Awesome Things to Do This Weekend in Guangzhou

Enjoy a great weekend with events from our editor's picks!

22 Awesome Things to Do This Weekend in GBA

Enjoy a great weekend with events from our editor's picks!

19 Awesome Things to Do This Weekend in Shenzhen

Enjoy a great weekend with events from our editor's picks!

Eduardo Vargas: The Life & Times of a Shanghai Legend

With Azul turning 20, we sat down with the larger than life Peruvian.

48 Awesome Upcoming Events in Shanghai

The city is your oyster!

17 Awesome Things to Do This Weekend in Beijing

Enjoy a great weekend with events from our editor's picks!

48 Awesome Upcoming Events in Shanghai

The city is your oyster!

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at thatsonline for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in China With thatsmags.com

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday

Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Magazines!

Visit the archives