Thanksgivings in Shanghai 2013: Home Away From Home

Thanksgivings in Shanghai 2013: Home Away From Home

One of the great things about being an expat is that you get to celebrate holidays from different countries, and next week is Thanksgiving, one of the best holidays in our opinion because it’s sole purpose is to stuff yourself with amazing food. You don’t have worry about buying presents, you just have to be thankful that you have people around you. Easy! So here are six places that will take all the ‘mafan’ out of Thanksgiving in Shanghai and let you focus on the good stuff(-ing).

Wherever you chose to feast, we recommend calling to reserve your table ASAP because you don’t want to be left out in the cold this Thanksgiving.

Source: timsackton

1) Thanksgiving at Stubb’sView In Map
For 168 RMB a person, Stubb's is serving up a Texas-style Thanksgiving barbecue. Get ready to dive into a smoked turkey platter with cornbread stuffing, mash potatoes, carrots, the always important cranberry sauce, and walnut pie for dessert. Stubb’s will also be setting up an arts & crafts station to keep the kiddies entertained as it will be playing NFL and NCAA football on TV in order to keep you adults entertained. It might be the closest you get to experiencing Thanksgiving in your own living room. And don’t worry, if you can’t make it on Thursday, Stubb’s will be carrying on the festivities till Sunday!

When: Nov 28, 29, 17:30 – 23:30; Nov 30, Dec 01, 10:00 – 23:30
Where: Stubb’s, 550 Jianguo Xi Lu, Xihui District, Shanghai
How much: 168 RMB
Tel: 021 5459 1202

2) Thanksgiving Feast at Boxing Cat BreweryView In Map
On Thursday November 28 both of Boxing Cat Brewery’s branches will be laying out a Thanksgiving spread with all the trimmings: butter roasted turkey, pork belly mac n’ cheese, bourbon maple glazed ham and spiced pumpkin pie. This is the Thanksgiving for meat lovers to be sure. Get ready for some heart clogging deliciousness!

If you prefer to celebrate Thanksgiving at home Boxing Cat Brewery offers To-Go Thanksgiving menus as well. Just make sure you place your orders by November 20.

When: Nov 28, 17:00-23:30
Where: (Yongfu Lu branch) 82 Fu Xing Road West Xuhui District, Shanghai
(Sinan Mansions branch) Sinan Mansions Unit 26A, 519-521 Fuxing Zhong Lu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
黄浦区复兴中路519号26A, 思南公馆
How much: 400 RMB (Adults), 125 RMB (Children)
Tel: Yongfu – 021 6431 2091 / Sinan Mansions – 021 6426 0360

3) Thanksgiving at Shanghai Slim’sView In Map
Shanghai Slim’s is hosting their fourth Thanksgiving dinner. They will be serving a family style feast of Thanksgiving favorites including ‘real McCoy USA butterball Turkeys,’ roast prime rib and their signature pumpkin pie. If that isn’t enough there will also be free flowing drinks: eggnog, beer, mulled wine and Californian red and white wines.

When: Nov 28, 18:00-00:00
Where: Bldg. 10-12, Sinan Mansions, 523 Fuxing Zhonglu, Huangpu District, Shanghai
How much: 398 RMB
Tel: 134 7276 3033

4) Thanksgiving Menu by Nougatine
Head to Nougatine this Thanksgiving to experience Jean Georges’ interpretation of the American classic. Their four course meal will look like this:
Starter: Pumpkin Soup, Caramelized Mushrooms and Chives.
Main 1: Crispy Skin Sea Bass, Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Spiced Red Apple Jus.
Main 2: Poached and Confit Turkey with Charred Foie Gras and Chestnut Stuffing, with
Autumn Vegetables.
Dessert: Seasonal Dessert Tasting.

Now, that is the kind of Thanksgiving with a twist that we are into. RSVP is required at this venue.

When: Nov 28, 18:00-22:00
Where: Nougatine
How much: 398 RMB

5) Thanksgiving Menu by New Heights
Want to enjoy a delicate Thanksgiving feast with friends and family while contemplating Shanghai’s most stunning views? Then New Heights might just be the place for you. This year their four course Thanksgiving feast will include a foie gras au torchon, pumpkin Velouté with curry, slowed cooked turkey breasts and walnut pie to finish.

RSVP is required at this venue.

When: Nov 28, 18:00-22:00
Where: New Heights
How much: 268 RMB

6) PiRO’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Complete American family style dinner with roasted turkey, holiday ham, eggnog, and decadent desserts. This is an all-you-can-eat, free flow beverages and alcohol kind of event. It gets booked out every year so make sure to reserve early! Though to help with congestion there will be two sittings: the first at 18:00 and the second at 20:30.

When: Nov 28, 18:00-23:00
Where: PiRO
How much: 400 RMB (Adults), 100 RMB (Children under 12)

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