Family Friendly Christmas Dinners in Shanghai

By 2018-12-20 23:26:08

7 restaurants serving the traditional fixings for Christmas and Christmas Eve

Shanghai Disneyland Resort

The Happiest Place on Earth is bringing you a little bit of magic this Christmas. Lumiere's Kitchen is hosting a sumptuous buffet dinner on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for RMB688/pax and RMB478/kid (ages 3-10). They're also hosting a semi-buffet lunch on Christmas Day for RMB238/pax and RMB168/kid (ages 3-10). They all come with free-flow soft drinks, juices and local beer. And if you're looking for something a bit fancier (without the kids), Aurora does an exclusive 10-course Christmas set on Sat and Sun for RMB1,588/pax. Expect a luxurious spread, made all the better with the promise of free-flow champagne. All prices are subject to 15% service charge.


Where: Disneyland Hotel, 1009 Shendi Xi Lu (Line 11). Note: The hotel is outside of the actual park (No tickets necessary.)

When: Sat Dec 24 & Sun Dec 25


Big Bamboo

Big Bamboo is hosting a family-friendly Christmas Eve at all their locations. They'll be serving a three-course menu with turkey as the main. Dinner is RMB288/pax, RMB138 for children ages 5-12, and free for children under 5. The menu comes with a complimentary glass of wine or soda. They'll also be having an extended happy hour on mulled wine for RMB30 per glass.


Where: All Big Bamboo locations (Pudong, Hongqiao and Jing'an)

When: Sat Dec 24



Enjoy a fabulous four-course spread plus amuse bouche prepared by Chef Juan Campos for RMB538/pax, with a welcome drink. Children under 12 pay RMB198 and get their own three-course menu with a soft drink. Specialties include a Chilean Wagyu strip loin and a Valrhona Chocolate Layer cake with coconut ice-cream and berries.


Where: RAW Eatery & Wood Grill, 2/F 98 Yanping Lu (near Xinzha Lu)

When: Sat Dec 24, 5:30pm



Husk's Christmas Eve dinner is served buffet style with soups, starters, desserts and a la carte mains. Guests can choose from a delicious selection featuring roasted stuffed turkey, grilled half lobster, honey herb roasted ham, char-grilled Australian wagyu, and more. It's RMB498 per adult (add RMB128/pax for free-flow wine). Children 12 and below dine for RMB128, and kids below three are free.


Where: Husk, 218 Fengxian Lu (near Nanhui Lu)

When: Sat Dec 24, 5pm


Jing An Shangri-La

Jing An Shangri-La's resident restaurants are all hosting Christmas Eve festivities. Café Liang does an international buffet for RMB458/adult and RMB229/child. Summer Palace will serve an eight-course extravaganza for RMB888/pax.


Where: Jing An Shangri-La, 1218 Yan'an Zhong Lu (near Tongren Lu)

When: Sat Dec 24


Kerry Hotel Pudong


The BREW at the Kerry Hotel Pudong is hosting a family-friendly Christmas dinner buffet on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for RMB428/pax (includes juice and craft beer) and RMB214/kids (includes juice and soft drinks). The COOK is also hosting specials on both days, divided into two sets. The first seating is RMB428/pax and RMB214 per child. The dinner runs from 5:30-8pm, and the second seating is from 8pm and will set you back RMB328/pax and RMB164/child. All prices subject to 10% service charge and 6% VAT.


Where: Kerry Hotel Pudong, 1388 Huamu Lu

When: Sat Dec 24, 7:30pm


Waldorf Astoria

The Waldorf Astoria Grand Brasserie throws an extravagant Christmas Eve feast of traditional offerings, accompanied by entertainment from their resident jazz band, a magician and a visit from Santa Claus. All this for RMB988 per adult and RMB488 per child.


Where: The Waldorf Astoria (Grand Brasserie), 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (near Guangdong Lu)

When: Sat Dec 24, 6pm