Shanghai Dining

Shanghai Restaurants & Dining Guide

The Picnic

The Picnic is a bright design-forward cafe across from Capella Hotel. During the day, they serve coffee, tea, and variations on milky, overly sweet dessert-in-a-cup beverages. At night, like many cafes trying to survive,...

Burgers in Shanghai: Grinder

Premium burgers with quality beef in Jing'an Gourmet burgers have evolved into “burgers with premium toppings,” of late, the latest being burger joint Grinder, which recently replaced Pho Tastic on Wuding Lu. The restaurant’s prime...

Deep-Lovin’ Southern American Barbecue at The Blind Pig

Meaty mains and bourbon at this restaurant on Hongmei Lu Ready or not, summer has arrived in Shanghai. The public pools are already flooded with sun worshippers, ice cream pop-ups are in full swing and...

Morton’s Steakhouse in Shanghai

Morton’s Shanghai specialises in classic, hearty American cuisine including the finest grain-fed prime aged beef, fresh seafood and spectacular desserts, using top quality ingredients and served in generous portions.With seating for more than 400...

Sense 8

Sense 8 is a lavish Cantonese restaurant that pays tribute to Hong Kong's well-known old-school teahouse, Luk Yu. This is the third branch of the brand in Shanghai, located in the newly minted Raffles...

Revisiting French Restaurant Bistro 321 Le Bec

Expensive but totally worth it - new flavors at Bistro 321Nicolas Le Bec, the famous Michelin-starred chef from Lyon started Villa Le Bec with a two-part concept in mind. Since our last visit, the...

Heavy Hitting American Food at Austin Hu’s Diner

More glorious American diner food in ShanghaiShanghai’s Austin “King of All Things Bacon” Hu is back with another heavy hitter in modern American eatery Diner.Restaurateurs wish they had such a prime spot on...

30 Things To Do in Shanghai This Winter

All the things you can possibly do while you wait out the winter in Shanghai. Winter in Shanghai can be a pain. It’s cold, dark, and doing anything other than staying in your room, binging...

The Best Breakfast Burritos in Shanghai

Shanghai’s best breakfast burritos come with eggs, bacon and all the trimmings. We tried eight breakfast burritos and tried our best to rank them by best value and taste. Here’s a list for your brunch/breakfast...

Italian Food in Shanghai: Piccolo

Tiny Italian cafe on Anfu LuPiccolo is a casual café/bar on Anfu Lu brought to you by the team behind Gemma. The cozy hole-in-the-wall has only six indoor seats but serves up food that’s...