‘M’ Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the launch of Glam, a sophisticated new Shanghai dining lounge & bar at 5 on the Bund – the same address that has been home to Shanghai institution and Bund pioneer, M on the Bund restaurant.
‘M’, spearheaded by Shanghai’s legendary entrepreneur Michelle Garnaut, is famed for setting new standards of dining in Asia. Her restaurant collection began with the opening of M at the Fringe in Hong Kong (1989), from which she went on to pioneer the revival of sophistication in Shanghai with world famous M on the Bund (1999), and then further enhance Shanghai’s glamorous nightlife scene with the launch of The Glamour Bar (2006). From here, she brought fine dining to the heart of Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square, with the opening of Capital M, (2009).
“We look forward to bringing renewed life and energy to the heart of The Bund with an intoxicating mix of innovative and contemporary sharing plates (different from M on the Bund), fabulous cocktails, and the most extensive selection of wines by the glass offered in Shanghai. There’s something for everyone…over 18 years of age. It’s a fun place for grownups!” says Michelle Garnaut.
Glam offers a selection of madly modernistic and dramatically eclectic cocktails
The menu, created under the watchful eye of Executive Chef Hamish Pollitt offers a delicious array of modern food designed for sharing, at prices that will have guests coming back often. With each menu, he respects the seasons, highlights local ingredients and introduces something new every month.
Depending on the size of their appetites, guests are advised to choose one or two items from each of the sections, where favourites include the Veggie Pakoras andSweet Eggplant Pickle (RMB 36), Smoking Salmon and Salmon Caviar (RMB 48), Chili Salt-Crusted Bean Curd & Black Beans (RMB 38), Thai Tah Tah (RMB 68), 18-hour Lamb Shoulder Rogan Josh (RMB 128), and Ginger-Glazed Duck Dome Pie(RMB 108).
The playful ‘Folly Trolley’ is stacked with a revolving selection of desserts including sweet Verrines (RMB 42) served in M’s beautiful colourful cut glasses, Alfonso’s Exploding Mango Pannacotta, Carmen Miranda’s tres fash Iles Flotante, Josephine Baker’s Chocolat Mousse, and Pavlov’s Dog … in a glass.
A selection of madly modernistic and dramatically eclectic cocktails are on offer alongside the classics. At the vintage bar experienced mixologists are busy concocting delicious creations, many showcasing Glam Manager David’s crafted bitters, such as Saffron & Spice,Fellini Martini, Evening Thyme, Fire & Ice, or Mrs Peacock’s Folly.
Glam’s dark jewel tone interiors are inspired by the feathery tail of a Peacock
Guests enter the sensuous space through a glittering crystal waterfall, revealing low tables and dark jewel tone interiors inspired by the feathery tail of a Peacock. Designers Duncan Miller Ullmann (DMU) have ultimately created a warm and alluring interior. A comfortable mix of bespoke furniture and dark mirrored ceilings emphasize a series of works exclusively designed for Glam by famed cinematographer / artist / writer Christopher Doyle. It’s Glam on the Bund!
For an unforgettable Bund experience, sneak away to the sexiest sipping spot in the city – The Kissing Corner. Tucked away in the back of Glam, Texan designer Brenda Houston’s enormous overblown fluorite mural frames the unmistakable view of the Oriental Pearl Tower sparkling away in the background.
Glam is open every day from 5pm till late,
West 7F, No 5 The Bund, Shanghai
Tel: (86 21) 6329 3751