Where to Find Your Delicious Christmas Feast

By Shanghai Family 2019-12-17 11:55:36

We've shortlisted osme of the yummiest offerings this Christmas!

Christmas is about a lot of things, but let's be honest, turkey, cranberry sauce and all-time-essential pigs in blankets are what many of us look forward to. This December, we at Shanghai Family have shortlisted some of the season's yummiest offerings, from fine dining experiences, to pre-cooked delivery sets, allowing you to cosy up in the comfort of your own home.

Dining Out

Pierogi Ladies


The queen of homemade Polish food, Pierogi Ladies is offering a truly traditional Polish Christmas buffet this Christmas Eve. Enjoy beetroot soup with mushroom dumplings to start with, followed by main courses to share; including roasted salmon with beetroots, feta and spinach and - you guessed it - roasted turkey with stuffing. Of course the season would not be complete without gingerbread, amongst other exciting desserts such as cheesecake and apple pie.

When: Tuesday 24th December, 7-10pm

Where: 283 Jiaozhou Road

Price: 368 RMB per person without drinks; 458 RMB includes three glasses of wine, beer or prosecco




Keeping it fine, fresh and obviously festive, Frasca knows that when it comes to Christmas the Italians do it best. Prepare your palate for five (or seven!) courses of refined food, from caviar to lobster, not forgetting their renowned selection of exquisite wines and cocktails. A classy, contemporary banquet fit for a king.

When: Tuesday 24th December, Wednesday 25th December; Tuesday 31st December, 5:30pm

Where: Frasca (The Middle House), 366 Shimen Yi Road, Jing’an

Price: 688 RMB per person for the 5-course, Christmas Eve menu



Cloud 9


Tempted by sky-high tapas? Climb to the 87th floor of the Grand Hyatt Shanghai’s Cloud 9 for free-flowing food and breathtaking views of the city.

When: Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th December, 5:30pm

Where: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 88 Century Avenue

Price: 358 RMB Christmas Eve; 558 RMB Christmas Day


Shanghai Brew House


Christmas is heating up this year at Shanghai Brew House and with the ambience already guaranteed, this is a festive culinary food experience you don’t want to miss. Vegetarians are thoughtfully catered for here with the menu including creamy pumpkin soup for starters, vegetable nut roast for a main and mouthwatering sticky toffee pudding with vanilla custard cream for dessert. Be early to book as seats are limited and RSVP is necessary before Friday 20th December.

When: Tuesday 24th December, 12pm-2pm 6-8pm

Where: 66 Xianfeng Jie, near Jinhui Road

Price: 188 RMB 




For something a little less conventionally Christmas, why not book a table this Sunday at Pentalounge’s Advent Brunch for a mix of Asian and Western dishes. Not to worry though as there will be mulled wine, with the added options of Bloody Marys as well; (perfect for those of us suffering from hangovers from Saturday night).

When: Every Sunday in December, 11am-4pm.

Where: New World Shanghai Hotel, 1555 Dingxi Road

Price: 148 RMB per person (128 RMB after 2pm); add 50 RMB for free flow beer, wine and soft drinks.




Just when you thought Christmas dinners couldn’t get any more indulgent, how about ten courses of it? This year, Ambrosia are offering a choice of two set menus, tempting you with the likes of Australian Wagyu beef tenderloin, king crab leg and plenty more where that came from.

When: Tuesday 24th December; 31st December, 5:30pm

Where: 555 Shibo Avenue, Pudong

Price: 688 RMB per person


Christmas Dinner Home Deliveries


Sina's Fine Food


Craving a Christmas dinner but can’t be bothered to cook? Luckily for you, Sina’s Fine Food is prepared to do all the hard work, finding good quality, big birds delivered straight to your door. Let them slave away in the kitchen, preparing delicious beasts from South America - prime beef from Uruguay and turkeys from Chile - as well as geese from the local market.

When: Offer until stocks last

Where: Your living room, find them on WeChat

Price: 688 RMB per person includes either a cooked turkey or goose with potatoes, red cabbage, clear soup and a fruit salad


Butler & White's


Offering a great selection this year, Butler & White’s extensive Christmas food shopping list seems to make your mouth water just reading it. If you have tried and failed to find the elusive mince pie since moving to China, then fret no more, for Butler & White are offering four pies for 58 RMB or 12 for 138 RMB. Scan their code and buy plenty of other Christmas goodies, ready in time for Christmas.

When: Whenever your heart desires pigs in blankets, or a chicken liver and cranberry pate.

Where: In the comfort of your own home - find them on WeChat

Price: 488 RMB for a 5-6kg turkey; prices vary depending on item




Sending extra special sweetness across China this season is Suga’hai, who use high quality ingredients, both locally and internationally sourced. Run by a couple from New Orleans with an evident passion for Southern American food, pick and mix from the likes of classics such as Mac & Cheese, honey baked ham and pecan pie. Put together a dream dinner for you and your family - the rest is easy; pay, deliver and tuck in!

When: Pre-order one week in advance until 20th December

Where: Order online at www.sugahai.com 

Price: Packages vary


Other Christmas Treats

Levi's Stroopwaffles


Try to deny that you’re not completely obsessed with stroopwaffles and well, if you can, then you clearly haven’t tried Levi’s stroopwaffles. Too good for your palate and too bad for your diet, these deliciously cinnamon flat-packed French pastries epitomise what Christmas is all about!

When: N/A

Where: Order via WeChat: 18501777336

Price: super stroopwaffle 25 RMB; 56 RMB for a jar of 8.