Maximising Your Weekend: Friday Night Specials in Guangzhou

Maximising Your Weekend: Friday Night Specials in Guangzhou

Traditionally, the weekend nights are the most expensive nights to go out, whether at home or in China. However, Friday nights don’t have to be so expensive if you seek out the good deals and get your money’s worth. Here is a compilation of some of Friday’s best deals, and when and where to go to find them.

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1) Burger Day @ Gail’s Place (水云轩美式西餐厅)View In Map

Gail’s is a family owned restaurant with a bunch of different choices, from Western to Chinese to fusion. The staff speaks English and the environment is suitable for a bunch of different occasions.

The Friday Offer: Buy 1 get 1 free on drinks between 17:00 and 20:00, and Margarita cocktails for the special price of 28 RMB. There are also daily lunch specials, which range in price between 48 and 85 RMB, with about ten different choices, available 10:30 and 14:30.

Add: 32 Hualilu, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: 8350 1667
Opening Hours: 10:30-23:30, daily
Getting There: the closest station is Zhujiang Xincheng Station (珠江新城站) on line 5.

2) Crazy Hour @ Hooley’s Pub 17:00 (爱尔兰音乐餐吧)View In Map

Hooley’s is one of the most popular Irish pubs in town, with different deals on every day making it a popular destination the entire week, whether it be in the afternoon, evening or even later.

The Friday Offer: every Friday, Hooley’s has a meter long beer (that is 5 pints!) on offer for 120 RMB between 17:00 and 18:00 – that is one crazy hour. They also have live music on offer most Friday’s, check out their website for more information. Following the live music, they have a DJ spinning the night away, too.

Add: 101, 8 Xingshenglu, Zhujiang New Town, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 3886 2675
Opening Hours: 11:00-03:00
Getting There: take the metro to Liede Station (猎德站) on line 5.

3) Fish & Chips @ Rebel Rebel Café (叻宝叻宝)View In Map

Rebel Rebel Café offers the lot: food, drinks and live entertainment, in so-called ‘London’ style with trendy rock and roll interior. It is a good venue to go to with friends or with visitors to the city.

The Friday Offer: Get British with battered fish served with homemade fries and tartare sauce, all together for only 48 RMB.

Add: 42 Tiyudonglu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 8520 1579
Opening Hours: 16:00-01:00, Mondays, 11:00-01:00 Tuesday-Sunday.
Getting There: take bus 18, 53, 137, 140, 197, 230, 243, 245, 266, 284, 299, 506a, 506, 517, 540, 541 or 550 to Xiancun Stop (冼村站).

4) Happy Hour @ McCawley’s 麦考利 View In Map

As one of the biggest pubs in Guangzhou, McCawleys is a reliable choice with good grub, and good drinks. The menu is very broad, covering Tex Mex, Asian cuisine, Salads, Burgers, and a range of appetizers to share for the whole family, or great if you are going with a group of friends.

The Friday Offer: Although this offer is not exclusive to Fridays, it is still worth a mention: happy hour, with Carlsberg Draught and wine at 25 RMB per pint or glass respectively, between 10:00 and 22:00, as well as other drink offers. For example, there is also Tsingtao for 20 RMB and Margarita for 30 RMB. There is also a daily food special, which on Friday is a large pizza at 75% off (any type of large pizza from their extensive menu).

Add: 101, 16 Huacheng Dadao, Zhujiang Xincheng, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 3801 7000
Opening Times: 1000-0200
Getting There: the closest station is Zhujiang Xincheng Station (珠江新城站) on line 5.

5) 2 for 1 Happy Hours @ The29 (Wilber’s)View In Map

Well known for many things including its wine collection, The29, or Wilber’s, is a classy venue that does well within Guangzhou’s expat scene. It has a nice food menu, focusing on soups, pastas, and other mains, and also does a 5-course set menu. Also worth a peek during the day is the Wilber Gallery showcasing modern Chinese art, or the Interior Design showroom.

The Friday Offer: Between 17:00 and 19:00, there is a two for one offer on house mixed drinks, house wines, corona beer and daily cocktails.

Add: 1F, 62 Zhusigangerlu, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
Tel: 020 3761 1101
Opening Hours: 17:00-01:00
Getting There: by metro, the closest station is Dongshankou Station (东山口站) on line 6.

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