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ELEGANT ROOFTOP BAR TOPS OFFICIALLY OPENS IN BANYAN TREE SHANGHAI ON THE BUND

Category: Hotels

Shanghai, China, July 2013 – Located on the rooftop of Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund, TOPS unveils a breath-taking panorama spanning from the historic Bund, across the Huangpu River, to the iconic Lujiazui skyline. As the first open rooftop bar with a full 180°unobstructed view of Shanghai, TOPS brings a fresh concept for fete-goers, creating a laidback, chic atmosphere with a spectacular vista. With trendy DJs spinning the newest music, exquisite modern cocktails shaken and stirred by professional bartenders, and a selection of avant-garde tapas specially crafted by the urban resort’s chefs, TOPS is well-positioned to be the hottest venue of the summer to unwind from the hustle-and-bustle of the city.

Relax in Style at the Premier Open Rooftop Bar in Shanghai
From its prime location only metres from the water, guests can enjoy an uninterrupted line of sight to Shanghai’s truly unique skyline framing the sunset at TOPS. TOPS features vibrant contemporary design that creates an amazing ambiance with full privacy. Surrounded by city lights, cosy decorum, and all of Shanghai at their feet, guests can cool down with drinks at the bar or lounge area and indulge in the carefree and inviting spirit of a warm summer night. The chic sofas and sleek bar provide an elegant touch to an outdoor affair. Though located in the centre of Shanghai, TOPS offers a sanctuary of tranquillity for unwinding after work or for a weekend getaway.

Treat Yourself to the Best Cocktails and Food
Beautiful vistas on both sides of the Huangpu River serve as the backdrop for guests to sample the nouveau tapas before 22:00, in addition to sipping exotic cocktails all night long. Dive into flavourful bloody mary oysters or foie gras mini burgers while savouring TOPS’ customized cocktails with a twist. Cool down with a Cucumber Mule or spice it up with a Banyantini. An extensive champagne selection is available for guests who prefer bubblier beverages. TOPS also accommodates guests looking for a pleasant daytime oasis with a delightful afternoon tea service. From day to night, TOPS is set to become one of Shanghai’s most glamorous sunset and after-dark destinations.

Enjoy Sensational Music at TOPS
The resident DJ at TOPS is Taiwan native DJ Chewie, who is known for his multifaceted take on spinning records. Starting out from playing house records in the 1990s, DJ Chewie now brings his unique style and constantly evolving music to TOPS. Traversing the scope of all sounds and music, guests will surely enjoy the upbeat and exhilarating atmosphere DJ Chewie creates with his sizzling beats.

Operational Hours and Fees
Entrance fees on Tuesdays and Sundays are 150RMB including 2 drinks and 150RMB including 1 drink on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Wednesdays are Ladies’ Nights, when ladies can enjoy free flow beverages from 19:00-21:00pm with the 150RMB entrance fee.