Top 10 Best Restaurants in Shanghai

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

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

Add on:
Top 10 Markets in Shanghai
Top 10 Shopping Malls in Shanghai
Top 10 things to do in Shanghai
Top Things to Do for Kids in Shanghai
Top 10 Things to Do at Night in Shanghai
Top 10 Shanghai Classic Vegetarian Restaurants

 

Any questions,  just drop a line.

Tags: , ,

Questions and Answers: