Where to Enjoy a Christmas Feast in Shanghai 2017

By That's Shanghai, December 15, 2017

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Whether you celebrate on Christmas Eve with brunch or dinner, or save the feasting for Christmas Day, here are our options to help you decide where to indulge!

Pre-Christmas

Supperclub's Christmas Charity Fundraiser

Now in its third year, Supperclub’s Christmas fundraiser is an excellent opportunity to eat well and do good. Held at Le Baron, which undergoes a festive makeover for the event, at least 50 percent of proceeds benefit The Library Project. Food comes courtesy of Madison Kitchen and Diner chef Austin Hu.
December 17, for info email @socialsupplyshanghai.com

All Season Long

Colca

Spirited Peruvian restaurant Colca have a sumptuous three-course menu on the cards this Christmas. Priced from RMB348-588 per person (minimum two diners), mains include crispy suckling pork ribs, wagyu steak with foie gras or 600g live Boston lobster, plus five appetizers to share, a cocktail, dessert and coffee or tea.
Dec 1-31, RMB348-588 per person. Colca.

Commune Social

Commune Social will have a festive sharing menu priced at RMB628 for two people. For the first time ever, they will be taking reservations for large groups between 10-20 people (available for lunch and dinner). For enquiries contact info@communesocial.com.
Dec 1-31, RMB628 for two people. Commune Social.

Element Fresh

Enjoy a holiday feast at Element Fresh with a new series of festive set menus for two and four diners, available exclusively available throughout this holiday season. Starting at RMB398, inclusive of starters, entrees, desserts, with a choice of sparkling wine or fresh juice. There are many choices, and several combinations guaranteed to satisfy all hungriest of diners.
Dec 1-31, From RMB398. Element Fresh.

Mr & Mrs Bund

You're invited to Mr & Mrs Bund's Christmas season, which like every year, sees Chef Paul Pairet pull out all the stops for brunch, dinner and their famous NYE 'La Boum' party. Sharing menus are the MO this year, starting from RMB1,088 (for two people) for the five-course 'I Love Truffles' menu, up to RMB2,088 for the extravagant caviar, oyster and wagyu steak 'La Folie' set.
Dec 1-31, RMB1,088-2,088. Mr & Mrs Bund.

The Peninsula Shanghai

Sir Elly's Michelin-starred Chef de Cuisine Hans Zahner and Executive Pastry Chef Lucien Gautier combine their talents to curate a fabulous festive brunch each Saturday and Sunday during December including foie gras terrine, fragrant lobster consommé, roasted duck magret, Christmas floating island and crepes station.
Dec 2-30, Sat-Sun only, 11am-3pm; RMB408 per person, plus an optional RMB265 for free flow Champagne. The Peninsula Shanghai.

Sir Elly's is offering an array of delicious treats to tempt the taste buds of junior diners at their very own themed buffet with an ice cream station and cotton candy, with special activities, such as storytelling and Christmas stocking decoration and a visit by Santa Claus. Children will create their own gingerbread cookie while the adults sip champagne and dine at leisure on the festive brunch favorites including fruits de mer, roasted Australian wagyu beef bavette, a festive crepe station and signature buche de noel will be served at your table.
Dec 9, 10 and 23, RMB408 per adult plus an optional RMB265 for free flow Champagne, RMB288 per child aged 5-12 years old which includes a Christmas gift. The Peninsula Shanghai.
All prices plus 16.6 percent surcharge.

Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

Celebrate the festive season with a world of dining choices at Gui Hua Lou. Enjoy their eight-course celebration lunch of wintery seasonal specialties in individual portions such as a curry prawn served with deep fried bun and baked cod coated with egg yolk; or a ten-course celebration dinner served family style with seasonal specialties such as double-boiled assorted dried seafood soup and braised sea cucumber with scallion, inclusive of free flow house wine, beer, juices and soft drinks.
Dec 1-31, Eight-courses RMB588 for two people. Ten-courses RMB888 per person, available for minimum of eight people. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.

Enjoy A La Carte dinner selections or a set menu for your festive season at Nadaman Japanese Restaurant at Pudong Shangri-La. Priced from RMB680 for a set menu including Rougié foie gras steak and a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne.
Dec 18-25, From RMB680. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.

Give your family and friends the gift of a feast and a warm and magical Christmas at The Exchange Bar & Grill, with a succulent turkey dinner and pumpkin pie from RMB388 per person, followed by a special winter mulled wine.
Dec 1-31, From RMB388 per person. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.
All above prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and 6 percent value-added tax.

Zeitgeist Bavarian Eatery & Bar

Gather your loved ones for a traditional German Christmas dinner at Zeitgeist! They are offering an unforgettable Christmas experience for families, friends and companies. Embrace the festive spirit and indulge in their traditional Bavarian 3 course set menu includes a welcome Glühwein.
Dec 1-25, RMB328. Zeitgeist Bavarian Eatery & Bar.

Waldorf Astoria

Enjoy yourself at the classy Grand Brasserie with a special three-course dinner set menu at RMB388 per person, from December 18 to December 25. (Not available on December 24).
Dec 18-25, RMB388 per person (plus 15 percent service charge). Grand Brasserie, Waldorf Astoria.

Christmas Eve

AKME

AKME offers a specially crafted six-course menu by Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal at RMB1,088 (four-course children's menu at RMB588). The price includes two glasses of Champagne Barons de Rothschild Rose and you can add RMB528 for a bottle of Burgundy or Australian Viognier, RMB688 for a bottle of Italian Super Tuscan red blend or American Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. Guests will enjoy a special live performance and festive gifts during the night. All prices are plus 10 percent service charge.
Dec 24, 6pm-10pm; RMB1,088 per person, RMB588 per child. AKME.

Ambrosia Teppanyaki

Christmas set menu includes 10 courses at the price of RMB688 plus 10.6 percent per person.
Dec 23-25, 5.30pm-late, RMB688 per person plus 10.6 percent service charge. Ambrosia Teppanyaki.

Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai

Kitchen Studios, the latest addition to Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai, will be launching its Christmas celebration brunch this year. Price RMB388 per person, add additional RMB200 for free-flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne, wine and beer.
Dec 24-25, 11:30am-3pm; RMB388 per person. Add RMB200 for free flow Champagne. Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai.

Kitchen Studios will also present a delicious Christmas Eve buffet dinner this year. Feast on Chinese and Western cuisine with over 80 delicacies from all over the world.
Dec 24, 5:30pm-10:00pm; RMB688 per person including free-flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne, wine and beer. Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai.

XUAN Bar is always a favorite among the younger generation. This Christmas Eve enjoy a four-course Christmas Eve Western dinner package with torched scallop, creamy tomato soup and roasted turkey along with one glass of house wine, sparkling wine or mulled wine, and a vanilla cheese cake.
Dec 24, 5:30pm-9:00pm; RMB298 per person. Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai.

Campanile Shanghai Natural History Museum Hotel

The hotel chef is ready to wow you with turkey and all the trimmings, along with T-Bone steak and duck carvery stations. An eclectic spread of freshly baked breads, a salad bar, squash soup with garlic bread, a seafood station with fresh conch, crab, Argentine red prawns, and mussels, Lyonnaise sausage, pastrami and Chinese-style lamb, prawn and oyster skewers are also on offer.
Dec 24, Buffet dinner 6pm-9pm; RMB318 per adult, RMB688 per family (two adults and one child under 12), RMB158 per child under 12. Campanile Shanghai Natural History Museum Hotel.

Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund

Drift in the romantic air in glass private dining room at TOPS. Six course special set menu includes free flow of wine and one bottle of complimentary champagne. Or enjoy a family set dinner at the Banyan Lounge, which includes free flow of wine and sparkling wine.
Dec 24, 6.30pm. Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund.

The Blind Pig & Big Bamboo

On December 24 and 25, Blind Pig and Big Bamboo have a special holiday menu that will make you feel right at home. For only RMB288 per person, you'll fill up on a three-course meal.
Dec 24-25, 5pm-late, RMB288 per person. The Blind Pig & Big Bamboo.

Boxing Cat Brewery

Book in to the Boxing Cat Brewery branch at Sinan Mansion this holiday season for their festive promotion! They have a special Christmas Eve dinner buffet for RMB350 per person including free flow, gingerbread making and more. Reserve before December 22.
Dec 24, 6pm -11pm; RMB350 per person. Boxing Cat Brewery.

Bull & Claw

Enjoy the festive favorites you know and love, with the ambience of a beautiful Christmas tree and open fire complete the experience. Adults RMB550 and children RMB225.
Dec 24, RMB225-550. The Bull & Claw.

Campanile Shanghai Natural History Museum Hotel

The hotel chef is ready to wow you with turkey and all the trimmings, along with T-Bone steak and duck carvery stations. An eclectic spread of freshly baked breads, a salad bar, squash soup with garlic bread, a seafood station with fresh conch, crab, Argentine red prawns, and mussels, Lyonnaise sausage, pastrami and Chinese-style lamb, prawn, and oyster skewers are also on offer.
Dec 24, Buffet dinner 6pm-9pm; RMB318 per adult, RMB688 per family (two adults and one child under 12), RMB158 per child under 12. Campanile Shanghai Natural History Museum Hotel.

Canton Table

Canton Table is inspired by the glamour and elegance of 1920's Shanghai Tan and threaded with modern simplicity and aims to uphold the spirit of traditional Cantonese cuisine. This festive season they will present their special Christmas menu showcasing the essence of traditional Cantonese delicacies for both dinner and lunch.
Dec 24-25, Set menu RMB580 per person, Sharing Menu RMB2,498 per table for five guests, sharing menu RMB4,988 per table for ten guests. Canton Table.

The Captain

For Christmas Eve, The Captain is offering a special holiday menu: for RMB380 you can have a three course set menu, which includes a glass of red or white wine. Tables of four will receive a complementary bottle of red or white wine.
Dec 24, 5.30pm-late, RMB380 per person. The Captain.

Cobra Lily

At Cobra Lily, there is no greater occasion to celebrate with a feast than Christmas. This year, you can expect their tuna poke and crispy seafood noodles, with Maine lobster, shrimp, squid, mussels and clams, which is sure to please the seafood lovers. For meat lovers, they will prepare tasty Australian M2 sirloin (add RMB188), which is tender, full of flavor, marbled with fat. Lastly, their delicious pear gingerbread with salted caramel ice cream, pistachio pannacotta with fresh seasonal strawberries and almond crumble. Their seasonal red, white and green will get you into the holiday spirit! Reserve before December 21 and receive two glasses of bubbles.
Dec 22-24, RMB699 for two people. Cobra Lily.

D.O.C Gastronomia Italiana

A recipe for a very special Christmas at D.O.C. The Italian restaurant is offering a festive feast your family will love, featuring five courses at RMB488 per person. As always, bookings fill fast, so contact them now and make Christmas a day to remember.
Dec 24, RMB488 per person. D.O.C Gastronomia Italiana.

Fairmont Peace Hotel

Join the seafood brunch buffet at Fairmont Peace Hotel priced at RMB698 per person. They will also have a set dinner menu in the Cathay Room, specially prepared by Executive Chef, Jean-Luc. Priced at RMB1,388 for a five-course Western set dinner or RMB1,888 for a ten-course Chinese set dinner.
Dec 24, RMB698 per person for buffet, RMB1,388 per person for five-course Western set, RMB1,888 per person for ten-course Chinese set. Fairmont Peace Hotel.

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

At Camelia, spend Christmas Eve as the Italians do - with sumptuous antipastos and carvings, fresh oysters, seafood and caviar, traditional hot dishes and mouth-watering Christmas desserts. Enjoy the table service dinner or private family dinner on the 35th floor.
Dec 24, From RMB888 per person. Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai.

Goose Island Brewhouse

Celebrate and indulge with Goose Island Brewhouse this festive season with a Christmas Eve dinner buffet. Add RMB150 per person for free-flow.
Dec 24, 6-8pm, 8.30-10.30pm, RMB288 per person. Goose Island Brewhouse.

Grand Hyatt Shanghai

ON56, a four-in-one dining paradise presents a unique six-course set menu on Christmas Eve including Oysters, Cannelloni and Monkfish-prawn enhanced with festive highlights including Beef Willington, Salmon Wellington, and Chocolate spiced Yule Log. With magnificent views over Shanghai, it's the perfect setting for a warm and happy gathering.
Dec 24, RMB798 per set. Grand Hyatt Shanghai.

Grand Café welcomes you to a decadent Christmas buffet featuring exciting festive offerings and luxurious seafood, including Pacific oyster and baby lobster, accompanied by fresh selection of snow crabs, prawns, tiger crabs and scallops. Dessert include a such as Yule Log, apple pie, Christmas cupcakes, signature Tiramisu and assorted Christmas styled desserts to sweeten this special occasion.
Dec 24, RMB688 per adult and RMB328 per child. Grand Hyatt Shanghai.

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai

Experience the atmosphere of a European Christmas this year at Elements Restaurant's Christmas Eve European Dinner Buffet. In addition to an impressive spread of dinner items ready to go, live cooking stations will also be flaming the fires of festive cheer. Diners will be in with a chance to win lucky-draw prices, while children in attendance will receive surprise gifts from Santa Claus himself!
Dec 24, RMB788 per adult, RMB428 per child from 6-12 years old. Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.

Christmas is a time for sharing; the prestigious second floor restaurants Albero, Acqua and Suntime Century are joining in on the Christmas spirit and opening their doors to welcome you to a festive buffet extravaganza, and you are also invited to choose one dish from each restaurant where you sit from our specially prepared Christmas menu.
Dec 24, 6pm-10pm; RMB888 per adult and RMB428 per child from 6 to 12 years old. Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.

Grand Yard

Santa will be dropping by at the Grand Yard, where you can enjoy their traditional Christmas dinner and make your Christmas wish. Happy hour until 8pm.
Dec 24-25, RMB80-250. Grand Yard.

Hyatt on the Bund

Enjoy a Christmas Eve Buffet Lunch at Aroma, including Chinese BBQ, suckling pig, roast turkey, Canadian beef roast, Christmas desserts and more. Free flow sparkling wine, Glühwein, wine, Kirin beer, soft drink and juice.
Dec 24, RMB368 plus 15 percent per person (half price per child aged 6 -12 years old). Hyatt on the Bund.

Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner at Aroma will include seafood such as crab leg, scallop; festive roasting including venison rib, roast turkey, Mongolian lamb chop and suckling pig, Japanese teppanyaki, Malaysian laksa, Christmas desserts and more. Free flow sparkling wine, Glühwein, wine, Kirin beer, soft drink and juice.
Dec 24, RMB498 net per person (half price per child aged 6 -12 years old). Hyatt on the Bund.

Visit VUE Restaurant for their Christmas Eve brunch, sip champagne and savour gourmet food as you enjoy the spectacular view of Shanghai. Your choices are endless, including turkey roll, chestnut soup, braised venison, sous vide cooked goose leg; traditional Christmas desserts such as mince pie, coffee log cake, strawberry biscuit and more.
Dec 24, RMB788 plus 15 percent per person, including free flow Perrier-Jouët Champagne and wine (half price per child aged 6 -12 years old). Hyatt on the Bund.

Or save your appetite for dinner at VUE Restaurant for a delicious Christmas Eve set dinner created by Chef Patric and includes crispy live Boston lobster, celeriac crème, horseradish Roasted 'Rogie' duck essence, foie gras, thyme Slow cooked goose leg, morel mushroom, baby carrot, potato galette Cinnamon apple, marzipan, raisin and vanilla ice cream.  
Dec 24, RMB798 net per person including one glass of Perrier Jouet Champagne, free flow wine. Children's menu available at RMB388 plus 15 percent per child including juice and water. Hyatt on the Bund.

Hakkasan

Hakkasan Shanghai celebrates the festive season with a selection of menus and live performances from guest musicians. With extended holiday hours opening for brunch at 11am, and dinner from 5pm, celebratory menus featuring dishes such as turkey salad and festive dim sum trio are available. During the evening, their resident saxophonist will spread holiday cheer, performing alongside guest singer Cherry Brown.
Dec 24, Brunch; RMB388, Dinner; RMB988. Hakkasan.

Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao

Join Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao for a festive feast, featuring a special appearance by Santa, live band performance, as well as a chance to win attractive prizes in the lucky draw.
Dec 24, RMB688 per person, RMB388 per child. Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao.

Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor

Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor will present magical and delectable set menus to make Christmas celebrations even more memorable. At The Bar, feast on a Christmas Eve Magical Skyline five-course set dinner at RMB1,888 net for two people. Or  go to Market Cafe for a Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner, set at RMB688 net per person.
Dec 24, RMB688-1,188. Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor.

InterContinental Shanghai NECC

On Christmas Eve, all you need to bring to Five Live All Day Dining Restaurant is family, friends and a healthy appetite! This year's Christmas dinner buffet is a seafood feast with seasonal treats from around the world.
Dec 24, RMB588 per adult and RMB298 per child. InterContinental Shanghai NECC

Jean-Georges

Enjoy Michelin starred chef Jean-Georges' elegant interpretation of classical Christmas dishes in a refined environment overlooking the amazing Bund view. Indulge in the Christmas lunch menu, four-course Christmas early bird dinner or six-course Christmas festive dinner.
Dec 24-25, Lunch; RMB998 per person, Four-course dinner 5:30pm-6:30pm; RMB998 per person, Six-course dinner 5:30pm-10pm; RMB1,498 per person. Jean-Georges.

Jing An Shangri La, West Shanghai

At Jing An Shangri La, West Shanghai celebrate Christmas with one of their many dining options. Café Liang will offer a festive brunch priced at RMB478 per adult including one glass of welcome champagne and RMB239 per Child. Indulge in their international dinner buffet with two seating options, first seating priced at RMB478 per adult, RMB239 per child with a glass of welcoming cocktail and a cup of tea or coffee and second seating priced at RMB468 per adult and RMB234 per child. The Summer Palace will offer an eight-course festival set dinner priced at RMB888 per person. The 1515 West Chophouse & Bar has a Christmas themed brunch priced at RMB488 per adult and RMB244 per child with optional Champagne free flow for RMB288 per person and five-course dinner priced at RMB1,298 per person and RMB428 per child. Calypso Restaurant & Lounge will offer a five-course dinner set menu for RMB698 net per person. Exclusive Horizon Dinner includes an eight-course dinner with wine pairing on Level 55 priced at RMB1,888 per person.
Dec 24, Festive packages from RMB478 per adult and RMB239 per child. Jing An Shangri La, West Shanghai.

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai

Arte Cafe at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai is celebrating Christmas Eve with a festive spread. A mouth-watering selection of traditional and modern combine, from fresh seafood, globally inspired delicacies to Jumeirah themed desserts, to make this the perfect choice for couples, families or anyone who loves celebrating Christmas. There will also be live music entertainment, free flow of drinks and a half piece of cheese baked lobster for each guest.
Dec 24, RMB398 per adult and RMB199 per child. Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai.

JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square

Celebrate a glamorous Christmas with your loved ones at JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square to make unforgettable winter wonderland memories. Arrive the relaxing Marriott Café located on the 38th floor for a fun and bright atmosphere to enjoy special holiday Christmas Eve buffet dinner with lucky draw prizes and entertainment.
Dec 24, RMB988 plus 15 percent service charge per person including free flow champagne. JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square.

Located on the 40th floor and overlooking Shanghai's stunning skyline, JW's California Grill hosts refined lifestyle dining in a relaxed and classy setting. Discover sophisticated chef-crafted cuisine on Christmas Eve with a six-course holiday dinner with lucky draw prizes.
Dec 24, RMB1,088 plus 15 percent service charge per person, RMB1,388 plus 15 percent service charge per person with wine pairing. 48 hour prior reservation required. JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square.

Käfer by The Binjiang One

Executive Chef Andreas Schmid invites you to a tempting five-course Christmas Eve set menu. Enjoy delectable dishes like Boston lobster bisque, poached halibut and slow cooked Australian Angus beef on this special occasion! The exquisite Christmas Eve menu is priced at RMB888 per person. Add RMB250 per person for free flow. Or enjoy a hearty semi-buffet Sunday brunch, including Christmassy European culinary delights and free flow.
Dec 24, Brunch 11am-3pm, RMB528 per person; Dinner 5.30pm-late, RMB888 per person. Käfer by The Binjiang One.

Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

The COOK has a festive spread for the Christmas holidays suited for a family celebration! Enjoy the buffet dinner at the COOK where your cravings will be satisfied with fresh seafood and international cuisines from 13 live cooking stations! Children will be delighted to meet Santa at The COOK every Friday to Sunday from Dec 1-25.
Dec 24, 5.30pm-8pm; RMB458 per adult and RMB229 per child, 8pm-11pm; RMB328 per adult and RMB164 per child. Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai.

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

Enjoy a traditional European Christmas Eve brunch or Christmas Eve dinner at Cachet. Packages can include unlimited mulled wine, eggnog, house wine, beer, juice and above beverages and for children there will be a play corner plus picture-taking with Santa Claus. Christmas Eve Dinner at T’ang Court includes two sets of Chef’s Special Festive Menus at RMB1,888 and RMB1,288 per person.
Dec 24, 11.30am-2.30pm; RMB418 plus 16.6 percent service charge per person including soft drinks, coffee and tea. RMB518 plus 16.6 percent service charge per person including unlimited mulled wine, eggnog, house wine, beer, juice and above beverages. Children between 6 and 12 years old are charged half-price. The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi.
Dec 24, 5.30pm-10.30pm; Cachet: RMB1,328 plus 16.6 percent service charge per person including a glass of Champagne, giveaway, unlimited mulled wine, eggnog, house wine, beer, juice, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Children between 6-12 years old charged half-price; T'ang Court: RMB1,288-1,888, includes two sets of Chef’s Special Festive Menus. The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi.

Mercato

Mercato, a vibrant Italian restaurant from celebrated Michelin starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Three on the Bund, is passionately committed to providing guests with a pure and refreshing dining experience. Celebrate Christmas, a holiday to share joy and love with Mercato's signature sharing style menu and simple, elegant modern Italian cuisine.
Dec 24-45, RMB598 per adult (minimum two guests). RMB198 per child. Mercato.

POP

The generous and playful POP American Brasserie will serve a creative American Christmas feast, made with fresh ingredients. Chef David is filling the holiday season with joy by blending the classic elements of holiday bites into POP's Christmas special menu. Enjoy their two-course or three-course Christmas brunch which includes one glass of mulled wine or indulge in their three-course or four-course course Christmas dinner.
Dec 23-25, Brunch two-courses; RMB208 per person, Brunch three-courses; RMB288 per person. Dinner three-courses; RMB458 per person (add RMB88 for one glass of champagne), Dinner four-courses; RMB588 per person including one glass of champagne. POP.

Paulaner Brauhaus

Bavarians do it better when it comes to yuletide tradition, case in point being Paulaner Brauhaus. Their festive season culminates with Christmas Eve dinners at all Paulaner locations.
Dec 24, From RMB598. Paulaner Brauhaus.

The Peninsula Shanghai

Two Michelin-starred Yi Long Court will offer Chef Tang's exquisite eight-course Chinese Christmas dinner including tomato soup with bird's nest and diced scallop, steamed grouper in black bean sauce and pan-fried beef tenderloin in honey pepper sauce. Sir Elly's also presents a Michelin-starred feast featuring a traditional six-course dinner, plus live music. Festive diners at The Lobby can enjoy a five-course Christmas dinner plus live jazz.
Dec 24, Yi Long Court RMB1,888 per person, Sir Elly's RMB2,888 per person, The Lobby RMB1,318 per person. The Peninsula Shanghai
All prices plus 16.6 percent surcharge.

Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

Celebrate the festive season with a buffet journey at Yi Café, and indulge in live band performance and a wide selection of tempting cuisines and delightful treats. Enjoy the ultimate Sunday brunch on Christmas Eve featuring roast turkey, a variety of seasonal Yunnan mushrooms and a seafood station including Australian green mussels, whole tiger prawns and Alaskan king crab. Or, Yi Café will offer a Christmas Eve dinner buffet featuring a Japanese ice scallop bar, honey glazed ham and oven-baked lamb leg.
Dec 24, Brunch; RMB688 per adult and RMB394 per child. Dinner; RMB888 per adult and RMB448 per child. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.

Visit Jade on 36 for their six-course lunch featuring pan-seared sirloin M5 and asparagus espuma, truffle coulis, onions chutney, crispy shallots. Alternatively indulge in the Jade on 36 eight-course degustation dinner with Maine lobster and potato gnocchi with crispy chestnut, chive flowers, lemongrass lobster bisque.
Dec 24, Lunch; RMB688 per person excluding beverages or RMB988 inclusive of free flow cocktails, Champagne Baron Rothschilds and premium wine pairing.
Dinner; RMB788 per person excluding beverages or RMB1,088 inclusive of free flow cocktails, Veuve Clicquot Champagne and premium wine pairing.
Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.
All above prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and 6 percent value-added tax.

Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World

With an intimate and exclusive dining atmosphere, the revolving restaurant Epicure on 45 offers a deluxe six-course Christmas set dinner. Enjoy their modern cuisine enhanced with Christmas dishes including Chef John's baked half lobster with butter and explore their bespoke Christmas dessert wonderland and a lucky draw with over 40 gifts.
Dec 24, 6pm-10pm; RMB888 plus 15 percent service charge per person. Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World.

Windows on the Park offer a spectacular buffet complete with a selection of the finest seafood, traditional turkey, irresistible desserts and longest beverage buffet. Also including Chef Peter's broiled half lobster with garlic butter, evening's entertainment and a lucky draw with over 40 gifts.
Dec 24, 6pm-10:30pm; RMB788 plus 15 percent service charge per person. Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World.

Sasha's

Enjoy a Christmas Brunch Buffet at Sasha's, featuring games, music and activities for kids, and Egg Nog for the adults. Brunch is RMB198 per person, add RMB100 for free flow Carlsberg and Sparkling wine. RMB98 for children ages 3-12, and kids under 3 eat for free. Or enjoy a Christmas Eve dinner buffet, which includes Christmas turkey, gingerbread house and pudding.
Dec 24, Brunch 11am-3pm, RMB98-198; Dinner 6-10pm, RMB298. Sasha's.

The Stage, Westin Bund Center Shanghai

Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy precious times with family and friends while experiencing global festive cuisine this holiday season. For brunch, enjoy a delicious range of sumptuous holiday foods, desserts, Veuve Clicquot and cocktails and be swept away by an afternoon of entertainment, live performances, Westin Kid’s Club festive activities, gifts and lucky draw prizes. There's also an unlimited gourmet buffet dinner with live interactive cooking stations offering both international and local specialties,  free flow drinks, live entertainment, a special visit from Santa and a lucky draw.
Dec 24; Brunch 11.30am-2.30pm, RMB688 per person, RMB308 per child, kids under 4 years old eat for free; Dinner 6-10pm, RMB998 per person, RMB368 children under 12, kids under four years old eat for free. The Stage, Westin Bund Center Shanghai.

Scarpetta

Enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner with a glass of prosecco to start the festivities at Scapetta. Their sharing dinner includes focaccia, affettati platter, calamari and zucchini fritti, and those are just the starters. Follow this up with fennel sausage rigatoni, pizza, salmon piccata, beef tagliata and to finish a tiramisu and mandarin semi-freddo.
Dec 24, RMB888 for two people plus RMB888 for optional bottle of NV Perrier-Jouet Champagne. Scarpetta.

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview

A perfect combination of delectable cuisine and a clown performance with Nutcracker decors will sure delight you during the festive season. Join them for a Christmas Eve brunch or dinner that includes a classic roasted turkey, lobster with mozzarella cheese and assorted seafood.
Dec 24, Brunch; RMB388 per person RMB198 per child from 3-12 (Free for children under 2), Dinner; RMB618 per person and RMB309 per child from 3-12 (Free for children under 2). Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview.

Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East

Visit the Pudong City Bistro from December 24-31 for amazing Christmas decorations, fantastic magic tricks and clown performances that are bound to bring joy to every guest. Indulge in a variety of Asian and Western delicacies and imported free-flow wine.
Dec 24, RMB398 per person. Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East.

Tock's

Christmas is smokin' at Tock's: smokin' with smoked turkey, smoked duck, smoked beef, in a heck of a holiday menu: salad with smoked duck, smoked turkey (or smoked beef), Mom's old-fashioned stuffing, marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, cheesecake, and much, much more. A selection of beverages is included. Ho ho ho!
Dec 24, Dinner; RMB238 per adult and RMB70 per child. Tock's.

Waldorf Astoria

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Santa Claus will be paying a visit for a family lunch buffet while a magician wows you with illusions and tricks and special face-painting services are offered for kids – all soundtracked by the Waldorf's live jazz band. Christmas buffet is RMB988 per person and RMB488 for kids. Or feast on a fabulous five-course menu at the award-winning Pelham's restaurant, where their team of chefs - who you can watch work in the window-encased kitchen - will present sumptuous dishes such as lobster bisque, roast chicken with foie gras and wagyu beef with Japanese butter rice and sea urchin for RMB1,488 per person (with 15 percent service charge).
Dec 24-25, family lunch buffet: 6-10pm, RMB988 per person and RMB488 for kids; Pelham's: all day long, RMB1,488 per person (with 15 percent service charge). Waldorf Asotria.

Wanda Reign on the Bund

Enjoy a special Christmas Eve dinner set at RMB888 per person. Or partake in the River Drunk Christmas Eve Feast, which features 11 courses.
Dec 24, 5.30-10.30pm, RMB888 per person; River Drink Christmas Eve 5.30-10pm, RMB1,188 (at least six people required for reservation). Wanda Reign on the Bund.

Waterhouse

Enjoy a fabulous set menu at the Waterhouse, which includes dauphine potato, Norwegian salmon and more, plus a dessert set that includes festive honey cake with Christmas spices, eggnog and red berries.
Dec 24, 6-10.30pm, RMB528 per person plus a 10 percent service charge. Waterhouse.

Zapfler German Craft Brewery

You’re invited to Zapfler’s Winter Wonderland, a brew-tastic get-together for German food and craft beer lovers. Celebrate the jolliest season of all at Shanghai’s Craft Beer Bar of the Year. Gather your friends and family for a four-course Beerlicious Christmas Dinner for RMB258 per person.
Dec 23-24, 5.30pm-late, RMB258 per person. Zapfler German Craft Brewery.

Christmas

The Blind Pig & Big Bamboo

On December 24 and 25, Blind Pig and Big Bamboo have a special holiday menu that will make you feel right at home. For only RMB288 per person, you'll fill up on a three-course meal.
Dec 24-25, 5pm-late, RMB288 per person. The Blind Pig & Big Bamboo.

Canton Table

Canton Table is inspired by the glamour and elegance of 1920's Shanghai Tan and threaded with modern simplicity and aims to uphold the spirit of traditional Cantonese cuisine. This festive season they will present their special Christmas menu showcasing the essence of traditional Cantonese delicacies for both dinner and lunch.
Dec 24-25, Set menu RMB580 per person, Sharing menu RMB2,498 per table for five guests, Sharing menu RMB4,988 per table for ten guests. Canton Table.

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

On Christmas Day, Camelia brings everyone together with a menu that the whole family will love. We've heard that Santa himself will make an appearance with surprises for everyone. For a nod to the nation's culinary glories, spoil yourself with the pure yet rich tastes of Cantonese cuisine served by award-winning Chinese restaurant, Shang-Xi.
Dec 25, Camelia from RMB298 and Shangxi RMB1,088. Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai.

Goose Island Brewhouse

Celebrate with Goose Island Brewhouse this festive season with a Christmas dinner buffet. Add RMB150 per person for free-flow.
Dec 25, 6-9pm, RMB268 per person. Goose Island Brewhouse.

Grand Hyatt Shanghai

Grand Café welcomes you to a decadent Christmas buffet featuring exciting festive offerings and luxurious seafood, including Pacific oyster and baby lobster, accompanied by fresh selection of snow crabs, prawns, tiger crabs and scallops. The dessert counter is particularly appealing, surrounded by mouth-watering desserts such as Yule log, apple pie, Christmas cupcakes, signature tiramisu and assorted Christmas styled desserts to sweeten this special occasion.
Dec 25, Lunch; RMB438 per adult and RMB328 per child, Dinner; RMB488 per adult and RMB328 per child. Grand Hyatt Shanghai.

Grand Yard

Santa will be dropping by at the Grand Yard, where you can enjoy their traditional Christmas dinner and make your Christmas wish. Happy hour until 8pm.
Dec 24-25, RMB80-250. Grand Yard.

Hakkasan

Hakkasan Shanghai celebrates the festive season with a selection of menus and live performances from guest musicians. With extended holiday hours opening for brunch at 11am, and dinner from 5pm, celebratory menus featuring dishes such as turkey salad and festive dim sum trio are available.
Dec 25, Brunch; RMB388, Dinner; RMB988. Hakkasan.

Hyatt on the Bund

Enjoy Aroma for your Christmas day feast with their buffet lunch or dinner which will include seafood such as crab leg and green mussels; festive roasting including venison rib, roast turkey, Mongolian lamb chop, suckling pig, Japanese teppanyaki, Malaysian laksa, Christmas desserts and more. Free flow sparkling wine, Glühwein, wine, Kirin beer, soft drinks and juice.
Dec 25, Lunch and Dinner; RMB368 plus 15 percent per person (half price per child aged 6 -12 years old). Hyatt on the Bund.

Jean-Georges

Enjoy Michelin starred chef Jean-Georges' elegant interpretation of classical Christmas dishes in a refined environment overlooking the amazing Bund view. Indulge in the Christmas lunch menu, four-course Christmas early bird dinner or six-course Christmas festive dinner.
Dec 24-25, Lunch; RMB998 per person, Four-course dinner 5:30pm-6:30pm; RMB998 per person, Six-course dinner 5:30pm-10pm; RMB1,498 per person. Jean-Georges.

Jing An Shangri La, West Shanghai

At Jing An Shangri La, West Shanghai celebrate Christmas with one of their many dining options. Café Liang will offer their international lunch and dinner buffet priced at RMB368 per adult and RMB184 per child. The Summer Palace will have an eight-course set lunch priced at RMB888 per person. The 1515 West Chophouse & Bar will have a festive themed brunch priced at RMB488 per adult and RMB244 per child with optional free flow Champagne for RMB288 per person. Calypso Restaurant & Lounge will offer a five-course dinner set menu for RMB588 net per person.
Dec 25, Festive packages priced from RMB368 per adult and RMB184 per child. Jing An Shangri La, West Shanghai.

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

Traditional European Christmas Day lunch and dinner buffets at Cachet including unlimited house wines, beer, juice, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Picture-taking with Santa Claus and immerse in Akia's soulful Christmas show with friends and family at Cachet Lobby Lounge to celebrate the merry moments of the year.  Or enjoy a Christmas Day feast at T'ang Court, featuring two sets of chef’s special festive menus from RMB1,888 to RMB1,288 per person. There will also be an a La Carte Menu as well.
Dec 25, Lunch 11:30am to 2:30pm; RMB338 plus 16.6 percent service charge per person, Dinner 5.30pm-10:00pm; RMB478 plus 16.6 percent service charge per person. (Children between 6 and 12 years half price); T'ang Court dinner, 5.30-10pm, RMB1,888 to RMB1,288 per person. The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi.

Logan's Punch

Celebrate this Christmas with tasty home treats at Logan's. Enjoy a glass of Californian red or white wine while making you way through their delicious honey mustard glazed ham, smoke beef brisket along with side servings of mash potato, BBQ grilled vegetables, baked stuffing and homemade gravy. This is all nicely finished with cheesecake and ice-cream with a glass of mulled wine.
Dec 25, RMB260 per person (pre-paid), RMB300 per person (on the day). Logan's Punch.

Mercato

Mercato, a vibrant Italian restaurant from celebrated Michelin starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Three on the Bund, is passionately committed to providing guests with a pure and refreshing dining experience. Celebrate Christmas, a holiday to share joy and love with Mercato's signature sharing style menu and simple, elegant modern Italian cuisine.
Dec 24-45, RMB598 per adult (minimum two guests). RMB198 per child. Mercato.

The Peninsula Shanghai

The highlight of the festive season is celebrated in gourmet style with Chef Hans Zahner at Sir Elly's with a five-course modern European Christmas dinner harmonized with magnificent views of the Bund and the Pudong skyline. The Lobby offers a four-course evening dinner including unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks, plus live music.
Dec 25, Sir Elly's RMB2,088 plus 16.6 percent surcharge per person, The Lobby RMB999 plus 16.6 percent surcharge per person. The Peninsula Shanghai.

POP

The generous and playful POP American Brasserie will serve a creative American Christmas feast, made with fresh ingredients. Chef David is filling the holiday season with joy by blending the classic elements of holiday bites into POP's Christmas special menu. Enjoy their two-course or three-course Christmas brunch which includes one glass of mulled wine or indulge in their three-course or four-course Christmas dinner.
Dec 23-25, Brunch two-courses; RMB208 per person, Brunch three-courses; RMB288 per person.  Dinner three-courses; RMB458 per person (add RMB88 for one glass of champagne), Dinner four-courses; RMB588 per person including one glass of champagne. POP.

Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

Wake up with the Christmas Brunch at Jade on 36 on Christmas day, priced at RMB688 per adult and RMB344 per child with Champagne Baron Rothschild, bloody mary, martini, gin and tonic.
Dec 25, RMB688 per adult and RMB344 per child. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.

Jane on 36 will also offer their five-course Christmas degustation dinner menu for Christmas Day. Include pan-seared sea bass with cauliflower, raisin puree, grapes and red wine sauce and pan-seared sirloin M5 with asparagus Espuma, truffle coulis, onion chutney, crispy shallots.
Dec 25, RMB488 per person excluding beverages or RMB788 per person inclusive of wine pairing; Champagne Baron Rothschilds, bloody mary, martini, gin and tonic. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai.
All above prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and 6 percent value-added tax.

The Rooster

In town for the holidays? Celebrate Christmas at The Rooster. There are many things to be thankful for when Christmas comes around, and to show their appreciation towards their loyal customers if you follow The Rooster WeChat they will give you a free glass of mulled wine or mulled cider. And it doesn’t stop there; swing by with your loved ones and enjoy Brew Dog seasonal specials for just RMB40 a pint, or stay warm with their staple American comfort food!
See listing for The Rooster.

Sasha's

Enjoy a Christmas Day Meal, which includes a three-course set available for RMB368 or five-courses for RMB458.
Dec 25, 5-10pm, RMB368-458. Sasha’s.

The Stage, Westin Bund Center Shanghai

Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy precious times with family and friends while experiencing global festive cuisine this holiday season. For brunch, enjoy a delicious range of sumptuous holiday foods, desserts, Veuve Clicquot and cocktails and be swept away by an afternoon of entertainment, live performances, Westin Kid’s Club festive activities, gifts and lucky draw prizes. There's also an unlimited gourmet buffet dinner with live interactive cooking stations offering both international and local specialties,  free flow drinks, live entertainment, a special visit from Santa and a lucky draw.
Dec 25, 11.30am-2.30pm, RMB798 per person, RMB368 for children. The Stage, Westin Bund Center Shanghai.

Tock’s

Christmas is smokin’ at Tock’s: smokin’ with smoked turkey, smoked duck, smoked beef, in a heck of a holiday menu: salad with smoked duck, smoked turkey (or smoked beef), Mom's old-fashioned stuffing, marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, cheesecake, and much, much more. A selection of beverages is included. Ho ho ho!
Dec 25, Lunch and Dinner; RMB238 per adult and RMB70 per child.

Waldorf Astoria

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Santa Claus will be paying a visit for a family lunch buffet while a magician wows you with illusions and tricks and special face-painting services are offered for kids – all soundtracked by the Waldorf's live jazz band. Christmas buffet is RMB988 per person and RMB488 for kids. Or feast on a fabulous four-course menu at the award-winning Pelham's restaurant at RMB688 per person (with 15 percent service charge).
Dec 24-25, family lunch buffet: 6-10pm, RMB988 per person and RMB488 for kids; Pelham's: all day long, RMB688 per person (with 15 percent service charge). Waldorf Asotria.

Waterhouse

Enjoy a fabulous set menu at the Waterhouse, which includes dauphine potato, Norwegian salmon and more, plus a festive honey cake with Christmas spices, eggnog and red berries.
Dec 25, noon-1.30pm and 6pm-10.30pm, RMB528 per person plus a 10 percent service charge. Waterhouse.

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