17 Shanghai Brunches to Hit Up This Weekend

By Ned Kelly, September 23, 2022

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Saturday & Sunday



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 cocktails classics.

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.

The Smokehouse


Order any brunch dish at The Smokehouse valued at RMB78 or more and enjoy four hours of free flow for just RMB128. Brunch dishes include Big Brisket Burrito, Biscuits & Gravy, Pulled Pork Tacos, Smoked Fried Chicken & Waffles and more!

And that's not all...


The Smokehouse has just launched a new menu, and by way of introduction this Sunday they are offering 50% off on their Brunch Menu and Smash Burgers from 11am-4pm.

Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm, 50% Sun 11am-4pm.

The Smokehouse, 97 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Xinle Lu 襄阳北路97号襄阳大楼1楼, 近新乐路.

Yugo Grill


Yugo Grill is where all our Balkan comfort food dreams come true, and they certainly don't let us down on the weekend. Each week, Chef Rax serves a different home cooked dish for lunch.

This week sees Svadbarski Kupus, or Wedding Cabbage, a traditional sour cabbage dish cooked with three kinds of meat for at least six hours.

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 Shanxi North Lu 康定路365号,近陕西北路.



Vecinos philosophy is one of Spanish home cooking, and tapas fanatics will fall in love with this place with its dishes made of fresh, high-quality, in-season ingredients. Every weekend they offer a bruch set for two with five dishes to share, as well as sangria and beer. Check out the details on the poster above.

Sat & Sun, 11.30am-3pm.

Vecinos, 642 Fuxing Zhong Lu, by Maoming Nan Lu 复兴中路642号, 近茂名南路.

Beef & Liberty Shanghai Centre


Every Saturday and Sunday, Beef & Liberty Shanghai Centre offers an all-day weekend brunch set at RMB149, which includes selected burgers and main courses such as Wagyu Noodles, Canadian Pork Chop and Grilled Spring Chicken and includes a juice, wine or beer and a coffee.

A la carte options are also available, as well as free-flow at RMB159 for three hours, which includes draft Cita lager or house wines by the glass.

Sat & Sun, 11am-9.30pm.

Beef & Liberty Shanghai Centre, 111, Shanghai Centre, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu. by Xikang Lu  南京西路1376号上海商城111单元,近西康路.



Brunch Tacos, Quesadillas and Burritos go from RMB40, while free flow Beer, Mexican Mule and Frozen Margarita will set you back just RMB150 from 12-3pm every weekend at Tacolicious.

Sat & Sun, 12-3pm.

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 legend. 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....


Sat & Sun, brunch 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.



Enjoy brunch in the Cotton's gardens and cool off with three hours Beer free flow for RMB168, or go classy with Wine, Aperol or Sparkling for RMB268.

Sat & Sun, 11am-4pm.

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

Cotton's Anting Lu, 132 Anting Lu, by Jianguo Xi Lu 安亭路132 号, 近建国西路.

Cantina Agave


Does anything say starting weekend right better than soaking in the sun at 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.

D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana


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 and unbeatable 2-for-1 pizza deal at D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana all day, evening and night long.

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

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



Every Saturday & Sunday enjoy Crush Wine Bistro's RMB198 deal, which gets you two dishes and a coffee or a juice. Make sure to scan the QR code on the poster for reservations.

And that's not all...


Crush Wine Bistro is also serving up a special traditional English M9 Roast with Roast Potatoes, Yorkshire Pudding and Crush Signature Gravy during brunch on Saturday and all day Sunday.

Sat & Sun, 11.30am-2.30pm, roast available all day Sun.

Crush Wine Bistro, 819 Shaanxi Bei Lu, by Changping Lu 陕西北路819号靠近昌平路.

El Santo


El Santo kicks off brunch every weekend from 11am-3pm with classics and signature dishes including Smashed Avocado & Feta, Short Ribs & Eggs Benedict Burrito, Huevos Rancheros and more.

Regular free flow is RMB178 (House Lager, Wine and Prosecco), and premium free flow RMB228 (regular free flow options plus Margaritas, Aperol Spritz, Bloody Mary, Michelada, Draft Pale Ale, IPA and Corona). 

There also a menu for the kids for RMB55 which includes meal and a soft drink or juice of their choosing.

Sat & Sun, 11am-3pm.

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.



Every Saturday and Sunday, head on down to Pera in Found 158 for brunch and enjoy 35% off across the board on their famed Turkish, Middle Eastern and Indian food and drinks.

Sat & Sun, 11am-2.30pm.

Pera, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 巨鹿路158号, 近瑞金一路.

Tacos El Paisa


Free flow Frozen Mezcal Margaritas and Corona from 1-3pm at Tacos El Paisa Saturdays and Sundays 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.

Saturday Only



Enjoy an Saturday Seafood Brunch at Viva! with a Portugal 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, while DJ Roni Macedo will be providing the funky disco vibes!

Sat, 12.30-4pm.

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

Sunday Only



Every Sunday from 11am to 2pm, both Cages venues – Jing'an and Huangpu – offer 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 RMB168 per adult, while kids below 1.4 meters enjoy 50% off and below 1.1 meters eat for free. Get your booze on with free flow for just RMB88 in Jing'an and RMB58-88 in Huangpu!

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

And that's not all...


Cages will be showing the NCAA Football this Sunday, with breakfast sandwiches available from 9am to 11am and then brunch kicking off from 11am.

Sun, breakfast sandwiches 9-11am, brunch 11am-2pm.

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.

Cages Huangpu, B1, 788 Zhongshan Nan Yi Lu, by Nanbei Gaojia 中山南一路788号B1楼,近南北高架路.

Sunday Only

Kebabs on the Grille


Every Sunday Kebabs on the Grille on Hongmei Lu offers up an Indian feast for just RMB168  – with drinks! and alcoholic drinks! – while kids under 10 eat for RMB85. Check out all that is on offer on the flyer above.

Sun, 11am-3pm.

Kebabs on the Grille, 3338 Hongmei Lu, by Yan'an Xi Lu 虹梅路3338弄30号, 近延安西路.

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