14 Places to Celebrate Chinese Valentine's Day in Shanghai

By That's, August 24, 2020

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They say that if you truly love someone, then every day is Valentine’s Day. We beg to differ, because, frankly, it’s not every day that you can attend romance-fueled events and take advantage of epic hotel deals. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up some of the best, most romantic ways that you can spend Qixi, otherwise known as Chinese Valentine’s Day.  

The Apartment

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The Apartment features an elevated modern American cuisine with a six-course Valentine's Day menu to be described just as that: all-natural, fresh ingredients that are familiar, but with a twist. This menu boasts a wide variety of food choices to sample and share with your loved one.

Tue Aug 25, 6pm; RMB688 per couple. The Apartment. See event listing.

Bird Wine Bar and Kitchen


Celebrate your Chinese Valentine's Day with East meets West food at Bird Wine Bar and Kitchen. From funky Lychee Tofu to fusion Guizhou Gazpacho, the sharing set menu consists of 6 courses plus 2 glasses of rose wine for just RMB588. 

Tue Aug 25, 6pm; RMB688 per couple. Bird Wine Bar and KitchenSee event listing.

The Bull and Claw


Ball so hard at The Bull and Claw for Chinese Valentine's Day. From Australian ribeye to Canadian lobstser to molten chocolate lava cake, lavish luxury is the name of the game here. Book in advance and receive a bottle of Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses.

Tue Aug 25, 6pm; RMB788 per couple. The Bull and Claw. See event listing.

Le Cafe Des Stagiaires

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Come out to Le Cafe Des Stagiaires for Chinese Valentine's and get one free glass of prosecco. No, you don't have to be a couple to get a free glass of prosecco. Tuesday is also ‘Ladies in Gins’ night where ladies can get buy-one-get-one on gin drinks.

Tue Aug 25; Free. Le Cafe Des Stagiaires. See event listing.



Charcohol has a Chinese Valentine’s Day menu for two to share, serving up a 10-course set for 999rmb. The menu includes some of their signature dishes like the black and white scallops and Atlantic cod, as well as new dishes of smoked pigeon and grilled dry-aged maitake mushrooms. Set menu includes two glasses of prosecco.

Tue Aug 25; 5:30pm. RMB999 per couple. Charcohol. See event listing.

Commune Social 


For a proper "treat yo self day" that would even make Tom and Donna from Parks and Rec proud, splurge on Commune Social's Chinese Valentine's Day menu. RMB998 per couple gets you and your loved one a 9-course sharing menu for two plus 2 cocktails. 

Tue Aug 25; RMB998 per couple. Commune Social. See event listing.

D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana


For just RMB288 per person, treat that special person in your life to a 3-course Italian dinner at D.O.C. End on a sweet note with their famous Tiramisu, accompanied by a glass of prosecco.

Tue Aug 25; RMB576 per couple. D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana. See event listing.

The Fellas Terrace

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Couples will have the chance to enjoy The Fellas breathtaking view from their terrace and indulge themselves with a customized four-course menu that includes two glasses of rose. It’s sure to be a divine night.
Tue Aug 25; RMB921 per couple. The Fellas Terrace. See event listing.


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Downstairs at Goodfellas they are offering an amazing menu for couples looking for classic Italian food. The 4-course set menu is priced at RMB777 per couple. 

Tue Aug 25, 5.30pm; RMB777 per couple. Goodfellas. See event listing.

HEAT French Rotisserie Bistro

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Heat has designed a menu perfect for couples who want a no fuss, delicious and chilled evening. Each couple’s set meal comes with a glass of wine, plus Heat is offering great deals on bottles for that night only.

Tue Aug 25, 5.30pm; RMB438 per couple. HEAT French Rotisserie Bistro. See event listing.

Phénix Eatery & Bar

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Show your significant other how much they mean to you at the Michelin-starred Phénix Eatery & Bar. On offer is a six-course extravagant dinner, meticulously prepared by their trained culinary team. Make it extra romantic with special wine pairing to create Chinese Valentine’s Day memories like no other.

Tue Aug 25; RMB1,888 per couple. Phénix Eatery and Bar. See event listing.


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Wine and dine your special someone in style at Polux by Paul Pairet. The sharing menu for two comes with two glasses of rose.

Tue Aug 25; RMB588 per couple. Polux by Paul Pairet. See event listing.



Shake isn't just about the live jazz or the one-of-a-kind cocktails, they also boast an incredible food menu. For this Chinese Valentines Day, dine on all the classiest of things, from oysters to foie gras to ribeye; Shake has got it all. A glass of prosecco per person is included in the RMB988 per couple price tag.

Tue Aug 25; RMB588 per couple. ShakeSee event listing.

Strictly Cookies' Chinese Valentine's Day Cookie Cakes


Struggling to figure out what to get your multiple lovers this Chinese Valentine's Day?Look no further than Strictly Cookies' Secret Heart Cookie Cake (for two people, 16*15cm).This soft, cake-like vanilla cookie is spread with delicious pink vanilla frosting and filled with red-tinted vanilla creme! Write a custom message on top or go for the classic "I Love You." Pre-order now for delivery on August 25.

Order before Aug 25; RMB128 per cookie cake. Strictly Cookies. See event listing.

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