The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai has just launched a new Sunday brunch that’s all about seafood, featuring everything from freshly shucked oysters to poached lobsters.

But that’s not all—it’s a full spread that includes barbecue and grill, cold cuts and cheese, dessert, trolley service, and more.

Plus, Nomfluence Readers get 30% off!

Sunday Seafood Buffet Brunch

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch

The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai is one of the most iconic destinations on The Bund, housed in a century-old heritage building that was once the headquarters for the Shanghai Club.

As for brunch, it is held in the luxurious hall of Grand Brasserie, located on the sunken garden level.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.

There’s a lot going on for this Sunday brunch, but the highlight is most definitely the selection of premium seafood.

The buffet spread has multiple stations for seafood on ice, including freshly shucked imported oysters, sashimi, gravlax, and chilled seafood of king crab legs, prawns, scampi, mussels, clams and poached live lobster.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.

In addition, they have interactive trolleys making the rounds of the dining room. On the trolleys are even higher grades of oysters paired with a dollop of caviar, carvery of roasted chicken and racks of lamb, dessert, and more.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.

Plus, you can order steaks from the barbecue station in the garden. Choose from a selection of cuts like t-bone, short rib, striploin, and more.

Other dishes on the buffet include high-quality cold cuts (5J being one of them), a myriad of cheeses, pan-seared foie gras made a la minute, a salad station, and fresh baked breads and pastries.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.

If that wasn’t enough, the brunch also includes a seafood bouillabaisse and one a la carte dish from a selected menu. Choose from brunch mains of Eggs Benedict, omelet, roasted sole, wagyu beef burger, and more.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.

As for dessert, head to the lavender-themed room and have your pick of sweet treats including tarts, pralines, made-to-order crepes, eclairs, matcha layered cake, and more.

Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.
Waldorf Astoria Shanghai brunch. Photo by Rachel Gouk @ Nomfluence.

Nomfluence Readers Deals

The Sunday Seafood Brunch is ¥888 plus 15% service charge per person; includes selected cocktails, soft drinks, and freshly pressed juices.

And here’s the kicker: Nomfluence Readers get 30% off!

The deal below is valid from now until November 27, 2022 for Nomfluence Readers when you book via the link below!

  • Waldorf Astoria Brunch for ¥698 nett per person.

Click here to book now!


Grand Brasserie, The Waldorf Astoria, Shanghai
Address: 2 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu 中山东一路2号, 近广东路
Tel: 63229988
When: Every Sunday, 12pm-3pm