Shellfish is one of the finer delicacies when it comes to dining out, and as such, diners pay great attention to when is the best time to enjoy it. After all, the old saying goes, only eat shellfish during months with the letter R in it. So, as we reach the end of October, we find ourselves at the very peak of the season to enjoy our favorite shellfish such as oysters, mussels, and clams.

When looking for somewhere to enjoy the finest shellfish of the season, where better than The Langham, Shenzhen. From now until November 15th, diners can enjoy the Shellfish Buffet Dinner at Silk restaurant. There are ten types of shellfish dishes to choose from, and all are available to be prepared by the chef in six different cooking styles.

Located on the 2nd floor of The Langham, Shenzhen, Silk restaurant combines modern design with The Langham’s traditional service. Choose from a cozy private booth or a table by the full-length window to look out on the city. Located in the center of the restaurant, the open kitchen provides guests with an interactive dining experience.

It is at the open kitchen where the treasure trove of shellfish can be found. Ready to be handpicked by diners, cooked fresh by the chef in whichever style chosen, and served to the table.

During the promotion, diners can choose from ten different options including the likes of Scallops, Oysters, Clams, Mussels, and Whelks. Once you’ve chosen your shellfish it’s time to pick a cooking style. Steamed with Garlic and Vermicelli, Steamed with Soya Bean, Grilled with Garlic, Baked with Cheese, or Tom Yam style; the choice is yours.

The Tom Yam style is very popular with guests while the Steamed with Garlic and Vermicelli comes highly recommended by the staff as well as the Steamed with Soya Bean. Whichever dish you end up choosing, simply make your order with the chef, give them your table number card, and the staff will serve directly to your table when it is ready.

Along with the Shellfish Buffet Dinner, Silk still serves the vast array of cuisine that has led to it gaining the reputation of one of Shenzhen’s top fine dining buffet restaurants. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of Asian and Western dishes.

Of course, the shellfish isn’t the only seafood on the menu at Silk. Diners can also choose from creatively crafted sushi and also enjoy the freshest Salmon, Sea Bream, and Hamachi sashimi.

Make sure not to skip the salad bar where as well being able to mix Asian and Western salad options, diners will find a wide selection of imported cheeses and cold cuts including Bresola, Pastrami, and Salami Milano.

Moving towards the main courses, you can savour the Italian dishes like Seafood Risotto and Salmon Pizza. Yet, plenty of variety is still offered with options such as the Sukiyaki Beef Rice, Tamarind Prawns, and Chicken Cordon Bleu. The carvery station is never to be missed, especially if the quite simply amazing Beef Wellington is being served.

Silk prides itself on its blend of West meets East, and its choice of Asian cuisine is just as alluring. Check out the noodle station for a bowl of classic noodle soup or head over to the la mian station where the chef prepares the noodles fresh in dazzling fashion before your eyes. There are plenty of other Chinese dishes available too such as Beer Duck, Braised Pigeon, and Chicken with Sichuan Peppers and Garlic. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the Silk BBQ where you can enjoy the likes of Australian Lamb Rack and Yellow Fish barbecued in an authentic local fashion.

After all the Oysters, Clams, Salmon Sashimi, Beef Wellington, you may be sitting full and satisfied in your seat, but keep some space for dessert.

The eye is immediately drawn to the chocolate fountain, but it is no ordinary chocolate fountain. Here the fountain flows with strawberry chocolate in the iconic pink of The Langham brand. After dipping a marshmallow in the fountain, head over to the ice cream server for a couple of scoops of your favorite flavor. Be sure not to forget to take your pick of the Chocolate Fondant, Apricot Crumble, and Mixed Berry Bread Pudding.

As you would expect with a brand like The Langham, Silk is one of the finest fine dining buffet restaurants in town. If you are yet to experience it or are looking for an excuse to go back, make sure to try the Shellfish Buffet Dinner while it lasts.

Address: Level 2, The Langham, Shenzhen, 7888 Shennan Boulevard, Futian, Shenzhen(深圳市福田区深南大道7888, 深圳东海朗廷酒店, 2)

Tel: +86 (755) 8828 9888 ext. 8921

Promotion Duration: Every Sunday to Thursday (until 15th November)

Promotion Price: CNY348 net