Four Seasons Macao Concierge Tweets His Secrets

Four Seasons Hotel Macao Concierge Lawrence Lu shares what he believes to be the best of his city.

Sep 24, 2012

Dining and Shopping Tips

Lawrence’s favourite romantic restaurant in Macau: The Spanish restaurant La Paloma.

Lawrence’s favourite way to spend a rainy day: Relax at the Spa at Four Seasons, shop at the Grand Canal Shoppes, enjoy high tea at the Hotel and watch The House of Dancing Water at City of Dreams.

Lawrence’s favourite luxury shopping in Macau: The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Macao and the Shoppes at Four Seasons both offer a wide variety of luxury brands.

Lawrence’s favourite place to pick up local delicacies for souvenirs: The best shopping is on Rua de São Paulo in the downtown district of Macau. Happy shopping!

Lawrence’s favourite authentic souvenirs: Buy handmade almond cookies or World Heritage handicrafts.

Lawrence’s favourite must try dish: African Chicken—it’s a blackened barbeque chicken covered with a red, spicy, savoury sauce.

Lawrence’s favourite tailor in Macau: Just a few minutes from the Hotel is Rave. They’re great tailors and will even deliver!

Lawrence’s favourite egg tarts in the city: Lord Stow’s Bakery has extra-crispy egg tarts with two eggs each—a truly authentic recipe!

Lawrence’s favourite local clothing designer: Robert Lai is very creative! Not only does he have his own label, he has also designed clothing and costumes for various bands.

Tips for the Mid-Autumn Festival

Lawrence’s favourite way to spend Mid-Autumn Fest: The Mid-Autumn Festival is also known as the Full Moon Festival. Sit under the night sky at Nam Van Lake to view the full moon, share mooncakes and light lanterns. Senado Square and Lou Lim Ieoc Garden are also great places to enjoy the event.

Lawrence’s favourite place to go during Mid-Autumn Festival: Visitors should go to Lou Lim Ieoc Garden. You’ll be given a lantern to write blessings on, then you light them and watch them soar over the fishpond.

Lawrence’s favourite activity during Mid-Autumn Festival: Join Moon Follower’s Night in Grand Taipa Natural Park to gaze at the stars through a telescope and enjoy Chinese tea.

Lawrence’s favourite aspect about Mid-Autumn Festival: Spending time with family is important during this festival because it is traditionally a symbol of reunion.

 


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