Xu has two Games Rooms. The rooms are available for playing Mahjong. For those who wish to dine as well as playing Mahjong we have a Mahjong Experience package.
HOW TO PLAY
We provide a short guide and cheat sheet for those less familiar with the game.
Entering into XU, you will be greeted by the steam from the Tea Counter, mahjong tiles clashing from the mountain mural rooms; White socks, gold rings, polo necks, Xiao Tsai at the marble bar.
For those wishing to play Mahjong, XU offers Mahjong Sessions between 5-8pm Monday to Thursday. The two games rooms are located, at the back of the restaurant. Each room sits four people, made private with XU green curtains.
How many players do you need:
To play Mahjong, you need four players. For those who aren’t familiar with the game, its similar to the game Rummy, and is turn based.
How long do you need:
Mahjong can be a game where you enjoy a short game, or traditionally can be played all night long until the sun rises.
Our Mahjong sessions allows for 2 hours of gameplay. This allows for around 2 full sets. Each set contains of a minimum of four games and the number of games is determined by if you win or lose on your ‘deal’.
Can anyone play:
Yes, the game can be picked up easily and we provide a guide and quick cheat sheet to help that process along. Subject to the day, we will have a Mahjong Specialist who can advise on gameplay.
The Mahjong Rooms can be experienced two ways:
During Mahjong Sessions
Guests can play Mahjong with no minimum spend. Food is offered if you feel peckish.
Mahjong Banquet Experience
Guests dine on a Mahjong Banquet and have the option to play Mahjong pre or post dinner.