Gobble ‘till You Waddle: The Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Shanghai

Gobble ‘till You Waddle: The Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Shanghai
By Sam Elliot , eChinacities.com

Perfect for all the homesick Americans, the culturally curious and the gluttons out there. Restaurants all over Shanghai are putting together special set menus for Thanksgiving, the holiday where people give thanks for all their blessings, spend time with their families and eat an inordinate amount of turkey.

We have done your research, and made a roundup of all the best places to get stuffed in Shanghai this Thanksgiving, which falls on Thursday November 27. Booking in advance is highly recommended for any of these venues.

Gobble ‘till You Waddle: The Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Shanghai
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1) New HeightsView In Map

Price: 268 RMB +10% service charge
Time: 18:00 – 22:30

Enjoy a sumptuous Thanksgiving feast at New Heights, a contemporary European brasserie with stunning views of the Pudong skyline. Highlights of their four-course menu include foie gras au torchon, cranberry jelly poached in red wine, pumpkin velouté with curry, slow cooked turkey breast with mushroom stuffing, roasted apple with honey and its jus, and warm walnut pie with cinnamon ice cream.

Add: Seventh Floor, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
地址:上海市黄浦区中山东一路3号, 外滩三号7楼, 近广东路
Tel: 86 21 6321 0909
Website: www.threeonthebund.com/dining.php?concept_id=4

2) Boxing Cat Brewery

Price: 400 RMB (adults), 125 RMB (children)
Time: 17:00-23:30

The ever popular Boxing Cat Brewery is putting on a formidable buffet with free-flow drinks, which includes their delectable microbrews and a wide selection of red and white wine as well as soft drinks. There will be two seating time slots: 17:00-20:00 and 20:30-23:30 at both of their locations on Yongfu Lu and Sinan Mansions. Boxing Cat Brewery is certainly one of the more family-friendly options this year and children under five eat for free.

The buffet itself consists of classic Thanksgiving dishes such as cranberry sauce, sausage, apple and chestnut stuffing, green bean casserole with smoked mushrooms and, of course, the obligatory roast Turkey and pumpkin pie to finish. You need to reserve your space in advance and it is recommended to do so well ahead of time.

Boxing Cat Brewery is also offering a ‘To-Go Menu’ for those who wish to celebrate Thanksgiving at home. Orders for this must be made by November 19.

Huangpu LocationView In Map
Add: 26A, Sinan Mansions, 519 Fuxing Zhonglu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
地址:上海市黄浦区思南公馆26A 复兴中路519号近思南路
Tel: 186 0168 4657
Email: info@boxingcatbrewery.com
Website: www.boxingcatbrewery.com

Xuhui LocationView In Map
Add: 82 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
地址:上海市徐汇区复兴西路82号, 近永福路
Tel: 186 0168 4657
Email: info@boxingcatbrewery.com
Website: www.boxingcatbrewery.com

3) Light & SaltView In Map

Price: 498 RMB
Time: 18:00-22:30

This year, the restaurant-cum-bookshop-cum-speakeasy bar in the historic Rockbund area, Light & Salt, is offering a four-course Thanksgiving Dinner which includes a lobster-pear cocktail, orange-pumpkin soup, roast turkey, and a choice of pumpkin pie or chocolate mousse for after. A whole turkey can be reserved for parties of six or more.

Add: Sixth Floor, 133 Yuanmingyuan Lu, Near Xianggang Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Tel: 021 6361 1086
Email: bookings@light-n-salt.com
Website: www.light-n-salt.com

4) NougatineView In Map

Price: 498 RMB +10% service charge
Time: 18:00-23:00

For refined and luxurious high dining, the chic café Nougatine, which can be found next to Jean Georges, is offering a sophisticated, modern interpretation of the classic Thanksgiving meal with a four-course set menu that includes delights like kingfish sashimi with warm black truffle toast, black cod, jade emulsion, free range turkey with foie gras stuffing, verjus, and autumn vegetables.

Add: Fourth Floor, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu near Guangdong Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
地址:上海市黄浦区中山东一路3号外滩3号4楼, 近广东路
Tel: 021 6321 7733
Website: www.jean-georges.com

5) Liquid Laundry  View In Map

Price: 600 RMB/Adult, 125 RMB/Child
Time: 19:00-02:00

For the fashionistas out there, the industrial micro brewery and rotisserie is offering a Thanksgiving set menu which features dishes such as rotisserie turkey, fall braised short ribs with truffle jus, duck, foie gras terrine, smoked mushroom, cranberry, and pistachio, hairy crab mac & cheese, and pear almond tart with brown butter ice cream.

Add: Second Floor, K Wah Centre, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Donghu Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai
地址:上海市徐汇区淮海中路1028号2楼, 近东湖路
Tel: 186 0168 4657
Email: info@theliquidlaundry.com
Website: www.theliquidlaundry.com

6) Waldorf AstoriaView In Map

Price: 698 RMB/Adult, 348 RMB/ Child + 15% service charge
Time: 18:00 – 22:00

The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai is keeping Thanksgiving traditions alive with a mouth-watering buffet dinner at their stylish yet laid-back eatery Grand Brasserie. This will be perfect for those who are looking to enjoy Thanksgiving in a home from home. This event will also feature an in-house jazz band.
Add: First Floor, The Waldorf Astoria, 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Tel: 021 6322 9988
Email: shawa.fb@waldorfastoria.com
Website: http://www.waldorfastoriashanghai.com/english/dine_in_style/grand_brasserie

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