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The Big List of Thanksgiving Dinners 2017

Planning on eating out? Pricing below.


Not planning to host a Thanksgiving spread at home this year? Here's our big fat list of all the Thanksgiving dinners happening around town. Thanksgiving, like every year, falls on the fourth Thursday in November, making this year's date November 23. Dinners below are on November 23, unless specified. 


Alternatively, if you do plan on throwing a house party, here's a list of where you can get ready-made turkeys with all the trimmings. 


The Stage at The Westin

Address: 1/F, The Westin Bund Center Shanghai, 88 Henan Zhong Lu (near Guangdong Lu) 河南中路88号 上海威斯汀大饭店1楼 (近广东路)
Tel: 6103-5048

The Westin is amping up their famous Sunday brunch, combining it with Thanksgiving festivities. The buffet will include whole oven-roasted turkeys with all the trimmings, ham, salmon and a selection of holiday pies in addition to their usual international spread. The brunch is RMB688 per person with free-flow champagne, wine, cocktails and juices or RMB578 without alcoholic beverages. Prices subject to service charge. Note: This dinner is on November 19. 

Boxing Cat

Yongfu Lu: 82 Fuxing Xi Lu (near Yongfu Lu) 复兴西路82号 (近永福路), Tel: 6431-2091
Sinan Mansions: 26A, Sinan Mansions, 519 Fuxing Zhong Lu (near Sinan Lu) 复兴中路519号思南公馆26A号楼 (近重庆南路), Tel: 6426-0360

Boxing Cat Brewery is serving up a good ol' Thanksgiving dinner with all the favorites on the menu. They'll be carving up a butter roasted turkey, brined for 3-4 days, alongside sides like mac and cheese, creamed spinach, and pumpkin pie. The dinner is RMB350 per person, add RMB100 for free-flow. Children are RMB100, free for kids under five. Available at BCB Sinan Mansion and Yongfu Lu.


Liquid Laundry

Address: 2/F, KWah Centre, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu (near Donghu Lu) 淮海中路1028号2楼 (近东湖路)
Tel: 6445-9589

Liquid Laundry has a Thanksgiving dinner set, offering up five courses of festive food that's made for sharing. The dinner is RMB398 per person and includes a soup, and to share, a big "harvest salad" of Brussels sprouts, beets, buttered squash, apples, dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, and pumpkin seeds, and a charcuterie of rillettes, pate, and cured meat. One choice of mains, either deep-fried turkey, seafood stew or prime rib. And dessert of pumpkin pie and maple cheesecake with roasted pears. Add free-flow house wine and craft beer for RMB148.



Address: 6/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (near Guangdong Lu) 中山东一路外滩3号6楼 (近广东路)
Tel: 6321-9922

Mercato is celebrating Thanksgiving with classic American dishes with an Italian twist. They'll be serving festive dishes a la carte, including a roasted turkey with potato puree, Brussels sprouts, charred foie gras stuffing and cranberry compote for RMB288, along with a pumpkin cheese cake, cranberry sorbet and candied hazelnut dessert for RMB78.


Jean Georges

Address: 4/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (near Guangdong Lu) 中山东一路外滩3号4楼 (近广东路)
Tel: 6321-7733

Jean Georges is serving a set menu for Thanksgiving, offering six courses for RMB698 per person with the main event being a turkey with foie gras stuffing. Appetizers and starters include a wild mushroom tea with parmesan and chili, truffle toast, seared tiger prawn and dessert. Prices subject to 10% service charge.


Waldorf Astoria

Address: 1/F, Waldorf Astoria Tower, 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (near Guangdong Lu) 中山东一路2号,华尔道夫酒店一楼 (近广东路)
Tel: 6322-9988

The Grand Brasserie at the Waldorf Astoria is rolling out the red carpet with their annual Thanksgiving buffet spread, highlighting turkey as the main attraction. There will also be live music entertainment from their resident jazz band. The dinner is RMB688 per person, RMB388 for children ages 6-12 years old. Prices are subject to 15% service charge. 


Mandarin Oriental

Address: 1/F, Mandarin Oriental, 111 Pudong Nan Lu (near Yincheng Lu) 浦东南路111号 (近银城路)
Tel: 2082-9938

Fifty 8º Grill at the Mandarin Oriental is serving a special four-course dinner that's not only festive but also showcases seasonal flavors. The dinner is RMB438 per person. 


Shanghai Marriott Pudong East

Address: 15 Xinjinqiao Lu (near Hongfeng Lu) 新金桥路15号 (近红枫路)
Tel: 6036-8694

Shanghai Marriott is celebrating Thanksgiving with a buffet of festive foods, available at Pudong City Bistro, RMB198 for lunch and RMB298 for dinner, or dinner at Casalingo for RMB258. They also have turkey to-go, serving up a five-kilo bird for RMB818, available for pre-order from November 1. Prices subject to 15% service charge.


Marriott Cafe at JW Marriott Tomorrow Square

Address: 38/F, 399 Nanjing Xi Lu (near Huangpi Bei Lu) 南京西路399号38楼 (近黄陂北路)
Tel: 5359-4969

Marriott Cafe at the JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai is celebrating Thanksgiving with a dinner buffet. Expect to find a spread of festive foods with turkey as the main attraction, along with honey roasted ham, king crab, oysters and more. The buffet is RMB488 per person, which includes a glass of Californian wine. Tables with more than eight diners will get a full turkey carved table-side, along with all the fixings and two bottles of wine. Prices subject to service charge.


Address: 1/F, 1218 Yan'an Zhong Lu (near Tongren Lu) 延安中路1218号1楼 (近铜仁路)
Tel: 2203-8889

Cafe Liang at the Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai is celebrating Thanksgiving with a festive spread, available for lunch for RMB198 or dinner for RMB258. Signature dishes for the season include cornbread and country bread basket, American Cobb salad, Mississippi hot caviar, a traditional roasted turkey with all the fixings, sauteed fresh green beans, creamy mash and more. 



Address: 2/F, Club House, Shanghai Grand Plaza, 568 Julu Lu (near Shaanxi Nan Lu) 巨鹿路568号四方新城俱乐部2楼 (近陕西南路)
Tel: 6289-6889

MAYA is celebrating Thanksgiving with a South-of-the-Border twist. It's a three-course menu with a starter of either maple roasted pumpkin soup topped with bacon and sour cream or sea salt roasted pear and fig salad with goat's cheese and a pomegranate and ginger dressing. The main is a dried chili and agave rubbed turkey, served with cornbread smoked sausage and rosemary stuffing, chipotle creamed spinach and roast garlic mash. Dessert will be pecan pie tartlets. The set is RMB350 per person and includes one glass of wine and home-made egg nog.


Al’s Diner

Xiangyang Lu: 2/F, 174 Xiangyang Nan Lu (near Fuxing Zhong Lu) 襄阳南路174号2楼 (近复兴中路), Tel: 5425-1930
Xinle Lu: 204 Xinle Lu (near Donghu Lu) 新乐路204号 (近东湖路), Tel: 5465-1259

Al's Diner is serving up a traditional Thanksgiving bonanza, carving up whole turkeys with all its fixings. They'll be serving herb-roasted turkey slices with mushroom gravy, cranberry sauce, chorizo sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, roasted Brussels sprouts and a slice of pumpkin pie for RMB168 per person. Add RMB20 for a glass of house wine. Dinners served on Thursday and Friday. 



Okura Garden Hotel

Address: 58 Maoming Nan Lu (near Changle Lu) 茂名南路58号 (近长乐路)
Tel: 6415-1111

Okura Garden Hotel is serving a Thanksgiving buffet at their Rose Coffee Shop for RMB198 per person. Book four pax for RMB738 and get a complimentary bottle of wine. 



Address: 11 Dongping Lu (near Hengshan Lu) 东平路11号 (近衡山路)
Tel: 6474-6628

Sasha's is serving a Thanksgiving dinner buffet, RMB288 for adults and RMB144 for kids, including soft drinks.



Address: 2/F, No. 9, 229 Maoming Bei Lu (near Weihai Lu) 丰盛里茂名北路229弄9号2楼 (近威海路)
Tel: 5255-6865

Chelae is a modern seafood bistro featuring a globally-inspired menu of Mediterranean, French and Asian cuisines, using a wide range of both local and imported quality products, especially crab. They have a special cooking method for their beef, finishing it in their charcoal oven, preserving the natural flavors of the meat.

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Rachel Gouk
Rachel Gouk is the Managing Editor at City Weekend Shanghai. She's a ball-buster, but manages to charm her way back into people's good graces. Likes food, cooking, photography and heavy metal.


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