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The highest al fresco dining venue in China

Thursday, February 18th, 2016
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The Flair Rooftop Restaurant & Bar on the 58th floor in the Ritz -Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, is undoubtedly the highest outside dining venue in China.

The Flair Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

The Flair Rooftop Restaurant & Bar

 

This is one of the most enchanting al fresco dining venues in Shanghai, overlooking the Bund and the Oriental Pearl Tower.

 One of the most enchanting al fresco dining venues in Shanghai

One of the most enchanting al fresco dining venues in Shanghai (132 seats)

 

The rooftop restaurant & bar also has indoor seating as well as outdoor setting with lounge sofas. The indoor decor features a rustic atmosphere like an old Japanese farmhouse, designed by Super Potato.

The rooftop resturant & bar also has indoor seating

The rooftop restaurant & bar also has indoor seating (100 seats )

 

The lounge serves fabulous Asian tapas from Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, China and Thailand.

The lounge serve fabulous Asian tapas

The lounge serve fabulous Asian tapas

 

Taste the fragrant mango iced milk, egg tarts,afternoon tea, leisure and comfortable.

Taste the fregrant mengo iced mik, egg tarts

Taste the fragrant mango iced milk, egg tarts

 

It offers fab cocktail and spirit choices as well as 40 types of vodka, and fashionable small-distillery rums.

It offers fab cocktail and spirit choices

It offers fab cocktail and spirit choices.

 

The Flair Rooftop restaurant & Bar is an amazing place for pre-dinner cocktails or late drinks with friends. The food choices are also legion, heavy on seafood.

The background music is low-key and cool, and you don’t have to shout while chatting. Plan your Shanghai tour? The Fair is  worth your time for an enchanting panoramic view of Shanghai.

The backgound music is low-key and cool

The background music is low-key and cool

Add: Flair, 58th Floor, Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, Shanghai ifc, 8 Century Avenue, Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai.
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For enquiries or reservations, please contact (86 21) 20201717
Email: restaurantrsvn.pudong@ritzcarlton.com
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Top 10 Shanghai Classic Vegetarian Restaurants

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Plan your Shanghai tour?  If you are a vegetarian, you won’t be disappointed since there are a plethora of vegetarian restaurants in Shanghai. Most of them offer unique and delicious veggie dishes.  Today people become more and more interested in vegetarian diet in hope of  a good health by enjoying green and natural food. Deveoped from the vegetarian diet of Chinese buddhism, today’s  vegetarian food is more refined, tasty and nutritional.  The list of Top 10 Shanghai Classic vegetarian restaurants definietly will enlighten you on the classic vegetarian food in Shanghai.

1. Cun Feng Song Yue Lou 上海村风松月楼

A well-known Shanghai vegetarian snack restaurant with a history of over 80 years.  This vegetarian restaurant is noted for careful selection, meticulous cooking and veggie-only dishes. The most popular dishes include steamed buns, noodles, veggie duck, veggie hams, crab meat with mushrooms, sweet and sour crisp fish, ect.

Add: 99 Jiuxiaochange Road, Shanghai  Tel: 021-63553630  Transport: Bus 26, 55, 236 ,930, 980

The veggie steamed buns from Cun Feng Song Yue Lou

The veggie steamed buns from Cun Feng Song Yue Lou

2. Longhua Temple Vegetarian Restaurant  上海龙华寺素食

The Longhua Temple veggie dishes are derived and developed from the local buddhism veggie diet. Now it has become a practice first to burn inscense in the morning. Lunch will be arranged in a restaurant by the temple.  Speciality: veggie duck, veggie hams, veggie noodle,  arhat noodle.

Add: 2853 Longhua Road,Shanghai   Tel: 021 – 64566085 Transport: Bus 41, 44, 87, 734, 714 and 933

3. Gong De Lin (功德林)

Gong De Lin is a famous veggie restaurant chain. The first Gong De Lin was founded in the city of Hangzhou on April 8, 1922. It is a leading vegetarian restaurant well-known for the shape of meat dishes – each veggie dish has its own meat name and taste.  All dishes are meticulously selected and artistically presented. The famous dished include crab meat and bean curd,  sweet and sour port ribs, and etc.

Add: 445 Nanjing Road, Shanghai Tel: 021 – 63270218  Transport: Subway Line 2 ( Nanjing Road West), Bus 20,37 and 112

A Gong De Lin Veggie Dish

A Gong De Lin Veggie Dish

 

4.  Jade BuddhaTemple Vegetarian Restaurant 玉佛寺素斋

The vegetarian dishes are based on the buddhist cooking and developed with the modern way of cooking and presentation. The veggie here in Jade Buddha Temple are well known for its various tastes being sour, sweet, fresh and peppery. The restaurant shows us both the artistic shape and unique taste. Popular veggie dishes include meat balls, arhat noodles , veggie chickens, veggie ducks,etc.

Add: 999 Jiangning Road, Shanghai Tel: 021-62663666  Transport: Bus 106, 112 and 830

Meatballs and mushrroms

Meatballs and mushrroms

 

5.  Jen Dow 人道素菜欢喜斋

This restaurant has an elegant and trendy style suitable for a romance appointment and get-together for friends. It serve over 200 veggie dishes in a buffet style.  Its veggie dishes include the Chinese veggies, Japanese veggies – Seaweed, Japanese miso soup and herbal tea.

Add: 2787 Longhua Road, Shanghai Tel: 020 -64572299 Transport: Bus 41, 44,714 and 864

6. New Age Veggie 上海新素代

This veggie restaurant makes use of both Chinese and western ways of cooking and representation.  It mainly offers three series of vegetable dishes ” New Sichuan Style vegetable food”, “New Health Natural dishes, and New Recipe dishes for imperial family feast.  The well known dished include stone bowl rice, dee fried salty meat, roasted veggie chop, Dongpu Pork, etc.

Add: 5/F, Zhengda Square, 168 Lujiazui Road ( west), Shanghai Tel: 020-50471880 Transport: Subway Line 2 (Lujiazui), Tour Bus 10,Bus 85

New Age Veggie Dish

New Age Veggie Dish

7. Zao Zi Shu  上海枣子树素食

Zaozishu Veggie Restaurant offfers a new set of menu at a quick space. It is said six new dishes will be created by chefs each month. The old and elegance gives a sense of Zen. The most well known restaurant offers black people chop, black steak, sauteed clam roll and so on.

Add:77 SongshanRoad, Shanghai Tel: 021 – 63848000  Transport: Metro Line 1 ( Huangpi Road), bus 42, 109,581 and 911

Zao Zi Shu Veggie dishes 1

Zao Zi Shu Veggie dishes 1

8. Chong Zheng Natural Vgetarian 上海崇正天然蔬膳阁

This restaurant is an ideal place for those who want to lose weight and keep a good figure.  Each afternoon a varity of juices and tea are provided for you to spend a comfortable afternoon in a cozy environment. It main veggie food includes sweet and sour crisp fish, fried eel in shrimp sauxe, braised salty assorted veggies.

Add: 8/F, Nanhe Hotel,450-1 Nanjing Road, Shanghai Tel:021-63612059   Transport: Metro line 2 (East Nanjing Road), Bus 20,37,14

Veggie rolls from Chong Zheng

Veggie rolls from Chong Zheng

 9. Lucky Zen & Veg Restaurant 吉祥草素食馆

The name of the veggie restaurant means ” Good Luck”.  It is a well-known vegetablere staurant in Shanghai. It is elegant and cozy.  It offers delicate veggie dishes accompanied by light and beautiful music.  Its popular dishes include soybean curd, inkfish with black pepper sauce.

Add: 2/F, 428 Madang Road, Shanghai Tel;021 – 63730288  Transport : Metro Line 1 (Huangpi Road), bus 146, 109

10.  Wu Guan Tang Su Shi 五观堂素食

This veggie restaurant doesn’t  make any veggie dishes in the name or shape of meat and fish. It has a delicately and elegantly decorated environment with the sound of ancient melodies mingling with the aroma of orchids. Assorted Fruits, grain, porridge and snacks are placed.   Its major dishes include baked potatoes, braised egg with melon and egg rollof three ingredients.

Add: 349, Xinhua Road,Shanghai Tel:021-62813695Transport: Bus 48,76,121,946

 

A veggie from wudangtang

A veggie from wudangtang

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Top 10 Best Restaurants in Shanghai

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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Plan your Shanghai tour?  Shanghai enjoys a good reputation in Chinese gourmet circles, boasts one of China’s most characteristic and distinctive cuisines.

During your Shanghai tour, you can appreciate the beautiful scenery and enjoy the local food culture as well. We’ve rounded up the top 10 best restaurants in Shanghai, so  get ready to have a bite!

No. 01: Shanghai Classical House  上海老饭店
Cuisine Features: Shanghai cuisines, Eight-Treasure Duck, Sea cucumber in shrimp sauce, Pork with preserved beancurd

Opening Hours: 10:00-14:00 &17:00-21:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 150
Private rooms: 36
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: Yes

Restaurant Tags:
There are parking spaces, Xintiandi, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, People’s Square, Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, business dinner, Shanghai food.

Shanghai Classical House

Shanghai Classical House

Brief Introduction:
Shanghai Classical House opened in 1875. Main dishes are “Eight chili sauce”,”bad bowl”, “salt and pepper ribs”,”Big Bird shrimp reference” and so on. Many famous people from countries have been eaten there. There are more than 30 private rooms which can hold 800 dining together.

Address: No.242, Fuyou Road, Shanghai, China
Phone: (021)63111777

No. 02: Tang Gong Yi Hao Restaurant  上海唐宫一号
Cuisine Features: Cantonese cuisines, Hong Kong Snacks, roast pigeon, durian puffs, white sesame pudding.

Opening Hours: 11:00-21:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 120
Private rooms: 17
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: Yes

Restaurant Tags: Luwan District, Hu-Qian Special Line, Times Square, Hong Kong New World Square, Jinjiang Restaurant, business dinner, friends meeting, lovers dating, family getting together.

Tang Gong Yi Hao Restaurant

Tang Gong Yi Hao Restaurant

Brief Introduction:
Tang Gong Yi Hao is a Cantonese chain restaurant which offers authentic Cantonese cuisine and Hong Kong snacks. It is good for dim sum and popular for their roast pigeon, durian puffs, shrimp dumplings, and white sesame pudding. There are only about ten table in the hall, others are private rooms.

Address: 3rd Floor, Jinjiang Dickson Center, 400 Changle Road, Shanghai
Phone: (8621) 5757-5777

No. 03: Ye Shanghai Restaurant 夜上海
Cuisine Features: Shanghainese, fried rice, steamed dumplings, shrimp balls.
Opening Hours: 11:00-14:30 & 17:30-22:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 240
Private rooms: No
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: YesRestaurant Tags:
Metro Line 1, Xintiandi Square, Lujiazui, business dining, lovers datingBrief Introduction:
Ye Shanghai is housed in one of the Shikumen houses, made of grey bricks with stripes of red. We recommend that you sit upstairs as the ceilings are high and the atmosphere is better there. The food at Ye Shanghai is delicious. Ye Shanghai also has some nice touches.
Address: House 6, North Block, 338 South Huangpi Road, by Taicang Road, Xintiandi
Phone: 86 (21) 6311 2323

No. 04: Weng Jia Shark’s Fin

Cuisine Features: Cantonese cuisines, Sichuan cuisine, seafood, Shark’s Fin, abalone, cubiloseOpening Hours: 11:30-14:00, 17:30-21:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 300
Private rooms: 13
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: NoRestaurant Tags:
There are parking spaces, Xinchuan Special Line, Yu Garden, People’s Square, the Bund, business dining, banquet, Cantonese cuisine.Brief Introduction:
Weng Jia Shark’s Fin, which is opened in 1994, is a restaurant which offers authentic Cantonese cuisine in Shanghai. The shark’s fins in this restaurant are strictly chosen, and without any chemicals. They are good-tasting and praised by gourmets.
Address: 700 Gangtai Square, Yan’an East Road, Huangpu, Shanghai
Phone: 86 21 53850755

No. 05: Yongfoo Elite  雍福会

Cuisine Features: Shanghainese, Imported Japanese Pumpkin braised with Thai Fish Sauce, Korean Style stirfry with Apple and Chicken, Bacon and Cheese baked with Imported Japanese ScallopOpening Hours: 11:00-22:00
Average Cost Per person: RMB 550
Private rooms: 5
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: NoRestaurant Tags:
Parking places, Metro Line 1, the former British Consulate, Hengshan Road, Shanghai cuisines, wedding reception, business dining, friends meeting.Brief Introduction:
Yongfoo Elite was originally opened as a member’s only, private club. This Shanghainese restaurant is housed in a wonderful old 1930’s villa, on a lovely phoenix-tree lined street – Yongfu Road. The garden, on your way in to the restaurant, is lovely. The Chinese food at Yongfoo Elite is less than spectacular.
Address: 200 Yongfu Road, near Hunan Road, Shanghai
Phone: 86 (21) 54662727

No. 06: Lost Heaven Restaurant  马天堂云南餐厅

Cuisine Features: Yunnan cuisine, Thai cuisine, wild vegetable cakes, Dali style chicken with chili and green onions, Thai Style spring rollsOpening Hours: 11:30-14:00 & 17:30-22:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 150
Private rooms: No
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: YesRestaurant Tags:
Huangpu District, French Concession, exoticism, company gatherings, parking places, Yunnan cuisine, lovers dating, business dining, Yan’an Road, the bund.Brief Introduction:
On a small street in the Former French Concession district of Shanghai, Lost Heaven is housed in a lovely Shanghai-1920’s-style villa. The restaurant upstairs features a very high ceiling and a big buddha statue right in the middle of it all. The cuisine features dishes from the areas of Dali, Lijiang, and Burma which include the foods of the Dai, Bai, and Miao ethnic minority groups.
Address: 38 Gao You Rd, by Fuxing Xi Rd, Shanghai
Phone: 86 (21) 64335126

No. 07: A  Shan  Restaurant  阿山饭店

Cuisine Features: Jiangsu and Zhejiang cuisines, Shanghainese, Meizi paste, oil fried shrimp, pork braised in brown sauce.
Opening Hours: 11:00-14:00, 17:00-21:00
Average Cost Per person: RMB 68
Private rooms: No
Way of payment: Cash
Chain Restaurants: Yes
Restaurant Tags: traditional style, Shanghai zoo, Metro Line 10, Hongqiao Road, friends meeting, family gatherings.Brief Introduction:
“A Shan” is a name of cooker. A Shan Restaurant is an old restaurant in Shanghai. This restaurant specializes in Shanghai cuisine. Simple dining environment fit for friends and families to gather. The price is a little expensive compared with the surroundings.
Address: No. 2378, Hongqiao Road (Near Hongjing Road), Shanghai
Phone: 86 21 62686583

A Shan Restaurant

A Shan Restaurant

No. 08: Di Shui Dong Restaurant 滴水洞湘菜馆

Cuisine Features: Hunanese (spicy), Steamed Fish Head with Diced Hot Red Peppers, spare-ribs with cumin, sour beans with minced meat.Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00
Average Cost Per person: RMB 80
Private rooms: 3
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: YesRestaurant Tags:
Parking places, Luwan District, Metro Line 1, Hunan chain restaurant, unpretentious, bustling, chili, spicy, seafood, friends gatherings.

Di Shui Dong Restauran

Di Shui Dong Restauran

Brief Introduction:
Dishuidong is eye-opening, both for its tastiness as well as its very different style to the more popular branches of Chinese cuisine. It’s the red peppers hanging, proudly on display, which give an indication of what this place is about – it’s one of the hottest in Shanghai. If you like spicy food, with food drenched in red peppers, then this is the restaurant in Shanghai for you!
Address: 2nd Floor, 56 Mao Ming South Road, by Change Le Road
Phone: 86 (21) 6253 2689

No. 09: M on the Bund  米氏西餐厅

Cuisine Features: western food, Modern European cuisine, China’s flavorful local bounty.Opening Hours: 18:15-22:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 30
Private rooms: No
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: No

M on the Bund

M on the Bund

Restaurant Tags:
The bund, Credit Card available, “Best Global Cuisine”, roof terrace and stylish Crystal Room, favored by white collars, business dining, lovers dating.

Brief Introduction:
Located at the pinnacle of the historic Nissin Shipping Building, built in 1921, M overlooks Shanghai’s most famous sight: the Bund. Here, diners sample a creative menu in a warm, sophisticated space, where references to Shanghai’s glamorous past are updated and given a contemporary spin.

Address: 5 the Bund, Zhongshan Yi Road, Huangpu, Shanghai
Phone: (86 21) 6350 9988

No. 10: T 8 上海 T 8

Cuisine Features: Fusion, Caramelized Salted Salmon.Opening Hours: 11:00-14:30 & 18:30-23:30
Average Cost Per person: RMB 528
Private rooms: No
Way of payment: Cash, Credit Card
Chain Restaurants: NoRestaurant Tags:
Creative, palatable, parking places, Luwan District, Xintiandi, Taipingqiao Garden, business dining.Brief Introduction:
T8 was named by Conde Naste as one of the top 50 restaurants in the world. T8 is housed in a “Shikumen” house (1920’s Shanghai style) in the Xintiandi touristy area of Shanghai. The decor is rustic, yet comfortable. Open kitchen. Grey brick floors. And the cuisine is designed with food connoiseurs in mind.
Address: House 8, North Block Xintiandi, Lane 181 Taicang Lu, Shanghai
Phone: 86 (21) 6355-8999

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