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Soirée At The Ritz Bar - 5th Anniversary

Incredible dark circus performances and cocktail experience by Tural Hasanov & Guest Bartenders from Tanqueray
Sep 13, 2021 | 12:00 Mon


The Portman Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai on prestigious Nanjing West Road celebrates its 5th anniversary of The Ritz Bar & Lounge on Friday, 17 September 2021, a commemorative milestone since the hotel unveiled this exciting social destination. To celebrate the anniversary, the evening will unfold with Dark Circus Aesthetic performances with a glimmer of story, a group of charismatic characters, a burst of atmosphere, allure of music and a scent of carnival. Also, discover the new cocktail menu – A Sip of the Orient by Beverage Director Tural Hasanov complemented by Movers & Shakers Series guest bartenders from Tanqueray. Enjoy nibbles and bites created by Executive Chef Xian and live DJ spinning the latest music into the night.

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17 September 2021, Friday

9:30pm till late, reservations required at 6279 8888 *5976

Pre-sale 168rmb per person (1 drink)
Pre-sale 268rmb for two (2 drinks)
At door 188rmb per person (1 drink)

Table Package A
1688rmb/table (up to 4 guests)
Including Moet & Chandon Brut NV (1 bottle), Charcuterie Platter x1, Cheese Platter x1

Table Package B
1388rmb/table (up to 4 guests)
Including Bollinger Rose NV (1 bottle), One Dozen Oysters, Cheese Platter x1

Table Package C
888rmb/table (up to 4 guests)
Including Shanghai Love IPA 3L (1 jar), Charcuterie Platter x1, Cheese Platter x1


Set your mind free for a wild night with a circus caravan at The Ritz Bar & Lounge. Be thrilled with artistic performances by La Lune Noire, and be filled with the happiness of the carnival with a touch of sensuality. Discover the secrets of eccentric circus artists, experience a classic yet dark circus experience that will take you down the memory lane, with the smell of popcorn, caramelized apples, and all the excitement of going to a fair, only this time, with a dark sense of humor and a special show made for adults.

This show is an hour-long journey that broken into four 15-minute episodes. Each one is an atmospheric production with innovative theming, interaction with the audience and visual effects. The breaks between each show allow guests to enjoy some time reflecting, listening to music and talking. Expect to encounter high-kicking dancers, jaw-dropping acrobats, magicians, musicians, aerialists, and a sense of giddy!


The Ritz Bar & Lounge will unveil an innovative new cocktail menu – A Sip of the Orient, with inspirations from China’s bountiful varieties of cuisines, local charms and cultural splendors. Developed by Beverage Director Tural Hasanov and the mixologist team, this menu will take guests onto an immersive journey exploring unique cocktails that will be artfully presented in Chinese styles according to eight renowned cuisines namely Lǔ (鲁), Huī (徽), Chuān (川), Xiāng (湘), Yuè (粤), Mǐn (闽), Zhè (浙), Sū (苏).

A Sip of the Orient

A Sip of the Orient Cocktails


The Ritz Bar & Lounge is an authority in the Shanghai bar scene – the leading bar benchmarked for its innovative cocktails, delivering first class cocktail experience from local and international guest mixologists with the Movers & Shakers Series since 2017.

Tural Hasanov, Beverage Director at The Ritz Bar & Lounge

Tanqueray Bar rendering at The Ritz Bar & Lounge

Apart from the anniversary drink handcrafted by Tural, two guest bartenders from Tanqueray will be shaking up the night with their signature recipes at the newly-installed Tanqueray bar in the Hidden Bar area of The Ritz Bar & Lounge. Sam Wang, renown bartender from Shenzhen, has won 2019 Singapore FAST Hands Champion Team, was featured as 2018 Drink Magazine Star of March issue, won Bacardi Legacy Shenzhen Champion and Cointreau Queens Team Champion in 2017. He will be making two cocktails with Tanqueray gin highlighting the versatility and citrus of Tanqueray No. Ten.

Sam Wang, Tanqueray Guest Bartender

Another popular guest bartender at the Tanqueray bar is Rainbow Deng, a seasoned bartender from Shenzhen. She has been Cointreau Queen Judge/ South of China, FABBRI Judge/ South of China in 2019, in the same year, she won Singapore FAST Hands Champion team. She was also the champion of Cointreau Queen of China in 2015. During the evening, she will delight guests by creating scintillating cocktails with Tanqueray Gin.

Rainbow Deng, Tanqueray Guest Bartender

Enhancing the energy of the party is resident DJ Shirley at The Ritz Bar & Lounge will lead the decks throughout the night, artfully blending deep house and bass house with live interactions within the enchanting 1930s lounge atmosphere. To mark the fabulous year of The Ritz Bar & Lounge, guests joined to celebrate in style will stand for a chance to win complimentary stays at The Ritz-Carlton hotels.

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