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Grab the best Mid-Autumn Festival mooncake deals

This year, China's Mid-Autumn Festival falls on Sunday 27 September. To celebrate we present our guide to all the traditional mooncake treats on sale throughout the city. Note that all the deals are available until Sunday 27 September.

Jing An Shangri-La

This autumn, Jing An Shangri-La has prepared seven sleek gift sets with over 10 delicious flavours. Among them are the silk-wrapped modern 'Li Yue' box and the luxurious and elegant 'Zun Yue' box that contains a double-decker of treats. In addition, the 'Imperial' and 'Lantern' gift hampers will also make an ideal festive gift for your loved ones. With every mooncake box set purchased, guests will receive a complimentary 100RMB dining voucher for Summer Palace or Café Liang.


The Langham

As Mid-autumn Festival is approaching, The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi, presents three choices of mooncake gift sets for you to enjoy with your families and friends: Mini custard with egg yolk gift box (8 pieces of mooncakes per set) at 198RMB; white lotus seed with double egg yolks gift box (4 pieces of mooncakes per set) at 198RMB; Double mini-mooncake assortment gift box (8 pieces of mooncakes per set) at 268RMB. Early bird/volume purchase concessions are available.

Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel


As a family gathering festival, Mid-Autumn Festival allows you to spend quality time with loved ones - nibble a mooncake and share a pot of tea. Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel is offering two mooncake collections this year from 198RMB/4 pieces. Also available with purchase of mooncake boxes are meal vouchers starting at 100RMB.

Pastry Boutique, Grand Hyatt Hotel

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with a gift box of mooncakes from the Pastry Boutique at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. To highlight the mooncake tradition, Grand Hyatt Shanghai has selected classic flavors made from the finest ingredients, including white lotus with egg yolk, red bean, red date, lotus seed paste, green bean and coconut. Each mooncake gift box contains seven pieces and is packaged in a leather and velvet box inspired by 1930s Art Deco design, which is perfect for gift-giving.

The Waldorf Astoria

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund is offering an exquisite selection of tempting mooncake delicacies available for purchase from August 17 until September 27, 2015. These exquisitely-crafted mooncake gift boxes, filled with delicious Chinese flavors including supreme custard, assorted nuts, white lotus paste with egg yolk and red bean, are the perfect accompaniment to the Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations. Share the joy of this traditional festival with family, friends and business associates by treating them to these beautifully designed and delicious gifts.


The Waldorf Mooncake comes in two packages: the Waldorf Deluxe Mooncake Gift Box (228RMB) contains four mooncakes and comes personalized with the iconic Waldorf Astoria Shanghai logo; while the Waldorf Luxury Mooncake Gift Box (588RMB) contains eight mooncakes, packed into a rich leather case with double layers and stylishly decorated.

Peninsula Shanghai

In celebration of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday 27 September, The Peninsula Shanghai presents the 'Moon-rageously Delicious' Homemade Custard Mooncakes, plus a gourmet selection of The Peninsula Mooncake gift sets. Hand-crafted in the Yi Long Court kitchens using a closely guarded Hong Kong recipe, the delicious custard mooncakes have become coveted Mid-Autumn Festival gifts shared between family, friends and colleagues. The famously light and delicate mooncakes are the result of Chef Yip adapting a classic recipe, and The Peninsula Shanghai has inherited this fine tradition of mooncake making. The handmade custard mooncakes use only the finest ingredients, plus time-honoured wooden molds and hand-rolling techniques. A strict temperature control of 24 degrees Celsius is applied and a stringent cooling procedure is used after baking. The result is an exquisite mooncake made to share.

The Longemont Shanghai

This Mid-Autumn Festival, The Longemont Shanghai is once again bringing you the most impressive pastry and artistic creations to enjoy and indulge with this upcoming Moon Festival. Ideal as an elegant and thoughtful corporate gift, The Longemont Shanghai has prepared a very special mooncake gift box for you and your family to enjoy this unique moment. Different irresistible varieties include three classic custard mooncakes and three cheese custard mooncakes (60 grams each).Order your Longemont Mooncake Box now for only 238RMB/set. For enquiries and orders, please call Tongs Deli at 6115 9988 ext. 8211. Tongs Deli, Lobby Level, The Longemont Shanghai.

The Marriott Shanghai

This year Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East, integrating traditional taste with a modern twist, launches two mooncake gift packages, 'Six Treasures' at 198RMB and 'Nine Treasures' at 268RMB. Purchases before 8 August will receive a 25 percent discount. Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East has integrated classic and the healthy diet requirements of present days into this festive moon cakes. Each moon cake has its distinctive flavors to meet the demand of traditional taste or for guests who want to maintain a healthy lifestyle and still enjoy the festival. Its Chinese lattice design is elegant embellished in a modern style with the prominent festive red that represents luckiness and happiness, and the oval-shaped texture represents ‘reunion’ where family get together to celebrate this festival.

New World Shanghai Hotel

In celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, New World Shanghai Hotel introduces three sets of mooncake gift boxes, tastefully prepared and beautifully packaged to be enjoyed by family, colleagues, clients and friends. Prices: Standard mooncake gift box for 188RMB (six pieces, includes one bottle of Terras Del Rei, Vinho Tinto, Portuguese Red Wine); Deluxe mooncake gift box for 208RMB (eight pieces); Premier mooncake gift box for 248RMB (eight pieces).

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