What’s happening in Shanghai on Wednesday? – This is Shanghai


Special events

Smells like teenage spirit @ The Pearl

The Pearl is back! Their first themed show since their return will be a night of Nirvana and the best of 90s alternative rock, with happy hour from 6-8 p.m. and the show starting at 8:30 p.m.

August 17, doors at 6 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m.; Presale RMB120, RMB150 at the door. The Pearl, 471 Zhapu Lu, by Wujin Lu 乍浦路471号, 近武进路.

Weekly events

Loaded Wednesday @ Tacolicious


Loaded Wednesdays at Tacolicious sees their signature Loaded Fries with two beers for just 88 RMB and two cocktails for 118 RMB.

Every Wednesday11am-closing, Taco Deal 5pm-9pm. Tacolicious, Room 104-105, 34 Yuyao Lu, by Xikang Lu 余姚路34号1幢104-105室, 近西康路.

Beef Wellington Wednesday @ Bull & Claw


It’s Beef Wellington Wednesday every day with the delicious dish at just 148 RMB and served with your choice of side. Be sure to book your Wellington in advance when you make your reservation so you don’t miss a thing.

Every Wednesday, from 5 p.m. The bull and the claw, 110 Fenyang Lu, by Fuxing Zhong 汾阳路110号, 近复兴中路.

Buy 1 Get 1 Smash Burgers @ The Camel


Burger Night at The Camel x Smokehouse is offering a one-time buy on their famous Smash Burgers.

Every Wednesday5-10 p.m. The Camel x Smokehouse97 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Xinle Lu 襄阳北路97号襄阳大楼1楼, 近新乐路.

Quiz Night @ El Santo


Shanghai’s longest run, the Wednesday Quiz Night at El Santo is absolutely free and offers 10 rounds covering everything from current affairs, geography, history, pop culture, music, film and more, with great prizes to be won. This one is sold out every week, so scan the QR on the poster above to sign up now.

Every Wednesday7 p.m.; FREE ENTRANCE. 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.

Daily Events

¥35 Frozen Margaritas @ Tacolicious


Head over to Tacolicious for RMB35 Frozen Margaritas all day, all night, all month!

Every day, until August 31. 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 Social Spritz @ DOC Gastronomia Italiana


Are you feeling the heat this summer? Enjoy the finer things in life everyday at more than reasonable prices from 3-7pm at DOC, where the Spritz Social Happy Hour sees Frozen and Classic Spritz, Campari Spritz and Arancini Balls from just 25 RMB from 3-4pm and increasing by 5 RMB every hour until 7 p.m. It’s quite a Spritz. Oh, and there are also house wines and Peroni bottles at Happy Hour!

Daily, 3-7 p.m. DOC Gastronomia Italiana, 392 Dagu Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路392号, 近成都北路.

Shanghai Taco Tour


Do you see these restaurants on the flyer above? From now until September 5, they are all offering a special taco combo. At each location, you can claim a taco bingo card containing 10 slots to fill for each restaurant. When you order the combo, the venue will give you a sticker to put on your bingo card.

The first 40 people who claim all 10 stickers and send a photo of the competing bingo card to the Vitae Spirits WeChat account (QR in the poster above) will win prizes galore! Rather order? No problem – waimai special combo orders will also receive a sticker.

Every day, until September 5; prices vary. See the participating locations on the flyer above.

Sunset Crush @ La Barra


Drink, bite and relax in a tropical atmosphere every day from 3pm to 8pm at La Barra.

Every day, 3 p.m.-8 p.m.; Free. La Barra, 110, Bldg 5, Lane 273 Jiaozhou Lu, by Xinzha Lu (enter Yanping Lu or Jiaozhou Lu) 胶州路273弄60号5幢2楼,近新闸路.

Senator Saloon Pop Up @ Sichuan Citizen


Until Senator Saloon is allowed to reopen on Wuyuan Lu (this ban theme is a little too literal to love right now), the team will be taking over the bar from partner restaurant Sichuan Citizen every day at from 5 p.m.

Daily, 5 p.m.-midnight; Free. Citizen of Sichuan, 2/F, 378 Wukang Lu, by Taian Lu 武康路378号2楼,近泰安路.

Free Flowing Champagne @ ENTROPY


Remember what we said about liking stylish things at affordable prices? It’s three hours of free-flowing champagne with snacks at the ENTROPY Champagne Cafe for just 298 RMB on weekdays and 338 RMB on weekends. Unbeatable.

Every day, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Monday to Friday 298 RMB, Saturday and Sunday 338 RMB. ENTROPY Champagne Cafe, Shop 213F/G/H, 2nd Floor, Grand Gateway 66, 1 Hongqiao Lu 港汇恒隆广场2楼南北连廊.

The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai x The Union Trading Company – Bar Collab


Find your way to the Hidden Bar tucked away in the Ritz Bar & Lounge at the Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, as they have partnered with The Union Trading Company, ranked among the 50 Best Bars in the World for 2021. This collective project features eight newly invented cocktails.

The Union Trading Company team will temporarily move into the Ritz-Carlton Hidden Bar, bringing their own bartending accessories, glassware, finest ingredients and decor. Drinkers will feel like they are sitting in a more refined version of the original The Union Trading Company.

Every day, from 6 p.m. to midnight; from 108 RMB. The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Xikang Lu 地址南京西路1376号, 近西康路.

Free drink with steak and happy hour @ el Bodegon


From Sunday to Thursday, for any steak ordered at el Bodegon, get a free glass of wine, sangria or draft beer. They also offer the happy hour above. Please note that in addition to weeknights, it is also available on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 4pm – which has it all. and affordable boozy brunch.

Daily. el Bodegon (Changshu Lu), 4/F, 83 Changshu Lu, by Julu Lu 常熟路83号4楼, 近巨鹿路; el Bodegon (Panyu Lu), 2/F, 326 Panyu Lu, by Fahuazhen Lu 番禺路326号2楼, 近法华镇路.

Feng Tang Exhibition


Until September 10, renowned artist, novelist and calligrapher Feng Tang is collaborating with Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai to present his private calligraphy exhibition “HAVE THE WILD TEA”. The exhibition includes around 30 pieces of calligraphy and a fan of calligraphy dedicated to the hotel, to be displayed throughout the hotel’s lobby bar, creating a unique experience for the public.

To celebrate this calligraphy exhibition, Mandarin Oriental’s head bartender David Fan has created two special tea-infused cocktails named after Feng Tang’s calligraphy works ‘Wild Form’ and ‘Tea Form’. Guests will be amazed and delighted as they sip creative drinks while enjoying the calligraphy works of the artist.

Price: 128 RMB*

Validity period: Until September 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day

*Includes entrance ticket and tea-inspired cocktail (can also choose a non-alcoholic drink)

To buy, click here or scan the QR:


Until Sept. 10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; 128 RMB. Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, 111 Pudong Nan Lu, by Yincheng Lu 浦东南路111号, 近银城路.

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