Shanghai Dining

Shanghai Restaurants & Dining Guide

Staggering Portions of Barbecue at Bulldog

Making room for Texan barbecue Shanghai residents with a hankering for Texan-inspired cuisine now have a place to chow down at Bulldog Bar-B-Q, a simple, no-nonsense restaurant on Julu Lu. Bulldog cuts through the fat with...

Shanghai’s Top 3 English Breakfasts

The most important meal of the day The English Breakfast is one of the many ways to cure a hangover. If you're feeling weary this weekend, head out for brunch at one of the places...

Heavy Hitting American Food at Austin Hu’s Diner

More glorious American diner food in Shanghai Shanghai’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...

Italian Food in Shanghai: Piccolo

Tiny Italian cafe on Anfu Lu Piccolo 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...

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,...

Staggering Portions of Meat at Zeitgeist

Pig out on schnitzels and sausages Zeitgeist takes over the space that previously hosted sparkling wine bar Bubbly Nation. You’d be forgiven for thinking you’re still in Bubbly nation. They've basically left the interior as...

Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Shanghai

Where to get the best cheese sandwiches in Shanghai The grilled cheese sandwich is a simple American comfort food­—bread and cheese that’s grilled or toasted with butter—that you can easily make at home. But sometimes,...

A Modern Take on American Classics at Calix in Xintiandi

New restaurant serves up huge portions of ribs and steak Calix is a contemporary American concept backed by the Barbarossa Group, located in the tourist trap we know as Xintiandi. However, Calix has given locals...

Best Rooftop Bars in Shanghai

Some might say summer nights are best spent enjoying a cool breeze surrounded by an amazing view. That is why we’ve put together a list of the best rooftop bars in Shanghai for you....

Shanghai’s Top Macaroni and Cheese

Sink your fork into the gooey greatness of this ultimate comfort food. We loosen our belts a notch to eat Shanghai's best versions of the quintessential American comfort food—mac and cheese. Diner Address: 145 Wuyuan Lu (near...