Hotel listings: Shanghai
Updated: 2011-10-08 13:09
All that jazz
Get set for two nights of sizzling jazz as the Asian Jazz All-Stars Power Quartet rocks The Jazz Bar of Fairmont Peace Hotel on Oct 18 and 19. The quartet comprises four of the most celebrated jazz musicians in Asia: keyboardist Jeremy Monteiro from Singapore, Hong Kong guitarist Eugene Pao, Filipino saxophone virtuoso Tots Tolentino and drummer extraordinaire Chanutr Techatana-nan from Thailand. The All-Stars will perform an eclectic playlist of old and new favorites, spiced with original compositions. The Jazz Bar's own Theo Croker Sextet and the legendary Peace Hotel Old Jazz Band will join this dynamic mini festival of jazz.
Shanghai afternoon tea
Tea Room at Hyatt on the Bund presents its best traditional Shanghai dim sum with hot and iced teas. Indulge in the choice of afternoon tea set dishes such as the famous Shanghai hairy crab roe dumplings, sweetened sago cream with coconut milk, chrysanthemum and pu'er and iced longjing tea with green tea ice cream. The afternoon tea, available on the weekends from Oct 1 till the end of the year, is priced at 128 yuan with 15 percent surcharge per person.
021-6393-1234 Ext 6317
Cantonese chic, Shanghai unique
Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao has recently launched its new Chinese restaurant Yue Xuan. The restaurant takes Cantonese cuisine to new levels of taste, places and passion by offering traditional dim sum, fresh seafood and more.
Where the wild things are
Taste the exotic game meat on the barbecue at The Market of Guoman Hotel Shanghai in November and December. Select from the impressive range of game meats including ostrich, venison and more, which will be grilled just the way you like it. The barbecue is priced at 288 yuan with 15 percent surcharge per person with free flow of beer and soft drinks.
021-6095-8888 Ext 7023
The Waldorf Astoria experience
Now you can enjoy the Waldorf Astoria experience from only 2,600 yuan. The room package at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund offers daily breakfast, a free Bund tour and a set of fresh oysters and two cocktails in the legendary Long Bar.