Dining Supplement: Let’s Do Lunch

Whether you’re in need of an express lunch or just looking for a mid-day deal, there are plenty of set options around town.

Benkay @ Hotel Nikko

A lunch for ladies only (sorry gentlemen), Benkay imports fresh fish from Japan served by a female chef. Women can enjoy a chirashi sushi lunch set with a special dessert menu and free flow coffee or tea for RMB 145 per person.

488 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Zhenning Lu. Tel: 3211 9999 x 6621


Downstairs with David Laris

Enjoy the culinary stylings of Chef Siobhan Gough on Downstairs’ patio terrace. RMB 89 scores you two courses, while RMB 138 gets three. Enjoy bistro salads or creamy soups to start, then move on to gourmet sandwiches and pasta dishes.

1F, URBN Hotel, 183 Jiaozhou Lu, near Beijing Lu. Tel: 5172 1300


Danieli’s @ St Regis Shanghai

Sample authentic Italian flavours with a bird’s eye view on the 39th floor. Danieli’s updates the menu quarterly to showcase the seasonal ingredients, and for the month of July, they’re featuring Neapolitan cuisine. Three courses for RMB 120 (+15%) includes one soft drink, coffee or tea.

39F, 889 Dongfang Lu, near Weifang Lu. Tel: 5050 4567




I.Z.K.Y. @ Guoman

Japanese bento boxes have never been a better deal than at I.Z.K.Y. They offer seven side dishes, from miso to salads, plus a main course selection of sashimi, sushi, tempura, grilled beef steak or grilled river eel. Prices start at a reasonable RMB 48.

Guoson Centre, Block 1, 388 Daduhe Lu, near Jinshajiang Lu. Tel: 6095 8888 x 7052





Napa Valley Wine Bar and Kitchen

One of the best weekend deals in town is Wine Market Lunch every Sunday from noon. Sit on the terrace with your four course menu served ‘sharing style’ and up to 12 wines to taste. Pick your favourite drop and take advantage of the special retail prices.

57 Jiangyin Lu, near Huangpi Lu. Tel: 6318 0057

Tables @ The Portman Ritz-Carlton

With a sumptuous spread of seafood, Asian options and Western dishes, there is something for everyone at Tables. Book one day in advance and receive 10% off your meal, two days 20% off… up until five days before your lunch for 50% off!

Shanghai Centre, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu. Tel: 6279 8888

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