Monday, May 19, 2014


Malaysian Chinese wishing to tie the knot in their ancestors' homeland must consider a glorious and unforgettable wedding at Le Passage Mohkan Shan, a Frenchified, unique hotel and restaurant! 


Set in a private tea plantation, with rose bushes and the area’s famed bamboo forests, weddings at Le Passage Mohkan Shan in China are unlike any other in the world
Weddings do not get more unique that being set on a private tea plantation among 12,000 blooming rose bushes,in front of a striking backdrop of bamboo-covered mountains… That’s what guests can expect at Le Passage Mohkan Shan, a French luxury country house hotel and restaurant two and a half hours from Shanghai in China’s Zhejiang Province.

The 28-room privately-owned property is a stunningly beautiful wedding destination located on the idyllic Moganshan Mountain and is ideally-sized for private wedding parties. Nowhere else in the world can guests experiencearush ofthe senses from nature that include the smell of fresh tea leaves in the air, birdsong from across the pine forest, and the iconic look of lush serene bamboo covering the mountain-side – making outdoor wedding ceremonies a jaw-dropping proposition.

Wedding ceremonies and dinners can be experiencedboth inside and out, with the most stunning backdropin the garden of Le Passage Mohkan Shan,over-looking the working tea plantation and outdoor pool. Central to this is the Antique Rose Garden, nestled in and among the tea plantation, that features 12,000 different bushes representing a wonderfully diverse selection of over 20 varieties from May to November. The splashes of corals, pinks, and reds form a breathtaking backdrop forwedding photo-shoots, as well as providing freshly picked flowers that make each wedding awash with color and the smell of fresh rose perfume.

Following a wedding ceremony or aperitif in the garden, guests can head to the elegantly-appointed Oriental Banquet Room, a new sophisticated ballroom that harks back to the style of old grand European country houses. The room has been designed specifically for weddings, and can be set up in a round or long-table setup at the request of the guests.

Chef Jackie Meng and his team have created a series of French-inspired Western,and now Chinese menus for wedding banquets. For a French feast, guests can enjoy different menus from three to four courses that include appetizers like Pressed Foie Gras & Confit Bresse Chicken Terrine; and Salad of Asparagus, Scottish Salmon & New Potatoes with Grain Mustard Dressing. The Intermediate course can include dishes such asPoached Scottish Lobster with Baby Vegetables & Therminor Sauce; and Steamed Dover Sole, Lobster Bisque, Spaghetti Vegetable and Cucumber.

Highlighted mains from the French wedding dinner options include Roast Sirloin of Beef; and Lamb Shank with Pave Dauphinoise Potatoes, Spinach & Song Rong Mushroom. While desserts include French Style Chocolate Éclair with Home Made Ice Cream; and Warm Chocolate Fondont with Vanilla Ice Cream. The Le Passage culinary team also craft their own single, double and triple layer wedding cakes custom-made to guests’ needs.

For a Chinese-style wedding for up to 120 guests, dishes include the likes of Baked Lobster with Butter in Supreme Soup; Steamed Abalone with Soya Sauce; Sautéed Cuttle Fish and Scallop with X.O. Sauce; Braised Sea Cucumber with Mushroom in Abalone Sauce; and Steamed Sliced Abalone with Bamboo Shoot and Mushroom in Oyster Sauce.

Away from the Oriental Banquet Room and Antique Rose Garden, Le Passage Mohkan Shan has a huge variety of creative dining opportunities dotted throughout the property. For private dining catering,to small weddings, pre-wedding family dinners or honeymoons, Le Passage’s culinary team create dining experiences in a number of locations.

The picturesque two Pool Pavilions offer private dining for up to eight or 20 people and are in a perfect location for close family dinners on the night before the big day. The property’s very own French Cooking School is used as a Chef’s Table for 10 guests,  The underground authentic Wine Cellar Dining Room offers a truly unique dining experience for up to 40 people on a long-table carved from a single piece of wood.

Le Passage Mohkan Shan’s Fine Dining Restaurant offers a refined and sophisticated environment each evening withcuisine inspired by that found in French country house restaurants. The Pool Restaurant serves rustic country cuisine throughout the day, including breakfast, and has a wooden patio that stretches out to kiss the outdoor swimming pool. In the spring and summer months, guests can dine outside on the wooden patio in the garden overlooking the pool, or take drinks at the Pool Bar. While in theevening, classic cocktails are available in the Lounge Bar and Fireside Salon.

The authentic Wine Cellar itself has a private table for up to 12 guests and hostsa large selection of natural French wines, bought almost exclusively from small organic vineyards that use the principles of bio-dynamic wine-making, using little or no additives, sulfite or chemicals. Le Passage Mohkan Shan’s own pear brandy creation – Poire Pauline, distilled on site with no artificial additives, can also be found in the cellar.

+ Booking of the entire hotel for private weddings is available from RMB 98,000 for one night or RMB 158,000 for two nights and is subject to availability not including food & beverage costs
+ All prices are subject to 15 percent service charge
+ The hotel consists of 28 rooms for one, two or three people in each, with a maximum of 80 people. Additional guest access is RMB 580 each.
+ Wedding Banquet Dining Packages start at RMB 10,000 per table of 10 people

Le Passage Mohkan Shan Hotel & Restaurant
Xianrenkeng Tea Plantation, Ziling Village, Moganshan Town, Deqing County, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province

Telephone:      +86 572 805 2958
Mobile:           +86 186 5728 5900
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About Le Passage Mohkan Shan Hotel & Restaurant
Le Passage Mohkan Shan is a French luxury country house hotel and gourmet destination with restaurant, bar, wine cellar and banquet room in Moganshan, China. Nestled in an idyllic tea plantation estate, the luxuriously appointed main building and five detached houses host 28 high-ceiling and spacious country rooms. Delicious French and Chinese cuisine is served through the property’s unique dining rooms, and an array of meeting facilities and activities are available for guests. With beautiful views across the tea plantation and bamboo forest of Moganshan, the hotel’s look and feel revives the spirit and charm that enticed Shanghai’s elite to the area in the 1930s.

Romantic Outdoor Weddings at Le Passage Mohkan Shan in the rolling bamboo mountains of China
Le Passage Mohkan Shan is an Idyllic Wedding Venue with 12,000 Rose Bushes

A Mezzanine Suite in the Main House at Le Passage Mohkan Shan

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