Hotel Dining Guide

Explore this list of hidden gems that are nestled within the gorgeous hotels of Shanghai. From amazing buffet dining options to 1-Michelin Star fine dining, we've got it all here for you.


Upscale Steakhouse located in the Jing'an Shangri-La

1218 Yan'an Zhong Lu, 4th Floor, Jing'An Shangri-La,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Tongren Lu Map

Even though 1515's increasingly popular 5-7 pm daily happy hour (steak sandwiches and ¥45 cocktails...yes please!) is more than enough reason to check it out, this Jing'an Shangri-la steakhouse also boasts a raw bar, expert mixologists, and some seriously fine cuts of meat. It's the perfect spot for a romantic evening, but you might want to have a few friends crash to help polish off the ice cream barrel, one of our current favorite desserts in Shanghai.

Brunch, A La Carte, Weekday Set Menu

A trendy Mediterranean restaurant with a stunning view of the Huangpu River

1288 Lujiazui Huan Lu, 2nd Floor, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China Map

Capturing the essence of the European spirit, Aqua is elegant and stylish with an interior design which takes full advantage of the stunning views. The open kitchen and oven are fully integrated with the design and capture all of the diner’s attention. (Oct 2014)

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Contemporary Spanish classics in Pudong

1288 Lujiazui Huan Lu, 2nd Floor, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China Map

"Diners will discover the links between Spain and China at Albero while dining in a setting reminiscent of a red-tiled Andalusian house. Albero will delight the senses with traditional Spanish cuisine served with uniquely modern presentation." -City Weekend

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International Restaurant located along Hengshan Lu

516 Hengshan Lu, 1st Floor,
Regal International East Asia Hotel,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Wuxing Lu Map

Set Menu, Buffet Dinner, Menu

Modern European Restaurant located on Yan'an Dong lu

7 Yan'an Dong lu, Bldg A, The Eight Art Hotel, 1st Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu Map

Salad, Afternoon Tea Set, Art Sketchpad, A La Carte, Drinks

Fusion Restaurant located in Hotel Indigo on The Bund

585 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, Hotel Indigo The Bund, 29th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongmen Lu Map

Stroll just a bit further south along the main stretch of The Bund to find this upscale steakhouse in one of our favorite river-side hotels, The Indigo. Go for a cut of the crowd pleasing tomahawk, or perhaps for some well-crafted rooftop cocktails with one of the best views in the city.

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Upscale Italian restaurant located in the Grand Hyatt Shanghai

88 Century Avenue, 56th Floor, Jin Mao Tower, Grand Hyatt Shanghai,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongtai Lu Map

Smartshanghai says: "Cucina recreates the rustic atmosphere of a Tuscan restaurant, complete with a copper kitchen counter, brick oven pizzas, rough sandstone columns and racks loaded with authentic Italian products. In addition to an open kitchen, allowing diners to watch their meals being prepared, the restaurant also provides a large yet elegant and sophisticated private room that seat up to 16 people."

Modern European Cuisine at the Changfeng Park Marriott Hotel

158 Daduhe Lu, Basement 1, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Changfeng Park,
Putuo District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangfu Xi Lu Map

This elegant steak house in the basement of the JW Marriott in Putuo is one of Shanghai's true hidden gems. Guests get to enjoy some impeccable service, along with an Australian Tomahawk steak that is up there with the most delicious cuts of meat in the city. Ideal for business meetings and romantic dates, Dome isn't the kind of place you stroll up to in flip-flops and jeans. Book ahead, prepare to be impressed, and leave incredibly satisfied.

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Sumptuous Asian and European dishes on offer in Pudong

1st Floor, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai,
1288 Lujiazui Huai Lu,
Pudong District , Shanghai, China,
Yincheng Bei Lu Map

"This casual restaurant at the Grand Kempinski Hotel offers all day dining options with broad offerings of Asian and European dishes with buffets and a la carte options of breakfast, lunch and dinner available." -City Weekend



Chinese Restaurant located in Pudong Shangri-La

33 Fucheng Lu, Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, 1st Floor, River Wing,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Mingshang Lu Map

Sitting on the first floor of the Pudong Shang-ri La Hotel, this contemporary Chinese fine dining restaurant offers guests a taste of refined regional cuisines from Guangdong and Huaiyang. Executive Chef Gao Xiao Sheng’s cooking takes classic dishes and reinterprets them to reflect modern times and styles. His specialties include abalone, foie gras and extensive dim sum menu, which is available daily.

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Fusion Restaurant located on the Bund

2 ZhongShan Dong Yi Lu, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, Ground Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

This all-day dining outlet in the Waldorf Astoria offers a range of flavors that you can find in a chic European brasserie with seasonal ingredients prepared in a simple yet elegant style. The daily breakfast offerings range from classic Eggs Benedict and Belgian Vanilla Waffles, as well as an assortment of continental baked goods. And with the open kitchen concept, guests can sit back and enjoy as they watch the chefs do their magic in the kitchen. There are also private rooms available for intimate dinners and and wine tastings.

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Sumptuous Shanghainese cuisine in Andaz Xintiandi

88 Songshan Lu, 1st Floor, Andaz, Xintiandi,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Taicang Lu Map

Well-known as one of the top restaurants in Shanghai, Hai Pai means modern Shanghainese spirit, aiming to bring gourmet diners a brand new dining experience that reflects the neighborhood culture and style. Created by Executive Chef Jacqueline Qiu and Chef de Cuisine Johnny Xiang, the menu features delicious home style cooking by using fresh local products and carefully sourced specialty ingredients from around China.

Signature dishes include deep-fried carp fillet, crispy eel, wok-fried river shrimps with ‘dragon-well’ tea leaves, raw beef salad, slow cooked Iberico pork cheek and drunken 'Peony' prawns with aged Shaoxing wine. The old-Shanghai style dim sum selections are also highly recommended such as Shanghainese pork dumplings, crispy sweetened doughnut and glutinous rice cake. (Aug 2014)



European Fusion Cuisine on Fucheng Lu

33 Fucheng Lu, 36th Floor, Grand Tower Pudong Shangri-La,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China Map

Head to the 36th floor of the Shangri-La at Lujiazui for a breathtaking dining experience both in terms of atmosphere and cuisine. They describe the menu as 'European fusion cuisine with a twist', and trust us, it's an outstanding meal that will inspire rave reviews and fill even the pickiest of stomachs.

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Chinese Restaurant located on Century Avenue

8 Century Avenue, 53th Floor The Ritz Carlton Hotel,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongtai Lu Map

This upscale Chinese restaurant in The Ritz-Carlton, Shanghai Pudong is one of the 26 restaurants in Mainland China to receive two Michelin Stars in 2017. Sitting on the 53rd floor, it not only showcases the very best Chinese cuisine but presents one of the very best views of the city. The menu features an assortment of Cantonese dishes along with regional favorites from other Chinese provinces. Tea pairings are also offered to further enhance the experience.

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Japanese Restaurant located in the Grand Hyatt Shanghai

88 Century Avenue, 56th Floor, Jin Mao Tower, Grand Hyatt Shanghai,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongtai Lu Map

Smartshanghai says: "Perched on the 56th floor of the Jin Mao Tower, this fine dining Japanese restaurant in the Grand Hyatt Hotel offers premium-grade sushi, sashimi, yakitori, and some spectacular skyline views."

Menu, Set Menu



Cafe and bar located in Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao

1st Floor, 333 Shenhong Lu, Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao,
Minhang District, Shanghai, China,
near Suhong Lu Map

This is the perfect venue to enjoy a nice morning coffee, afternoon snack, have a meeting or just meet up with some friends. Situated on the ground level of the Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, this elegant space serves a range of coffees, teas, wines, liqueurs and other beverages. They also offer an assortment of savory and sweet foods, as well as an exquisite birdcage as part of its three-tier afternoon tea set.

Chinese Restaurant located on Nanjing Dong Lu

505 Nanjing Dong Lu, Sofitel Hyland Shanghai, 5th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Fujian Lu Map

This modern yet traditional Cantonese restaurant at the Sofitel Shanghai Hyland hotel serves a range of Cantonese specialities that reflect a variety of innovative Shanghai dishes. They offer set menus or a-la-carte items, but regardless of what you order you will have an extraordinary view over the infamous Nanjing Lu. They also offer three private dining rooms for a more intimate dining experience.

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Chinese Restaurant located at Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao on Shenhong Lu

B1, 333 Shenhong Lu, Cordis Shanghai Hongqiao,
Minhang District, Shanghai, China,
near Suhong Lu Map



French Fusion Restaurant located on Nanjing Dong Lu

505 Nanjing Dong Lu, Sofitel Hyland Shanghai, 2nd Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Fujian Lu Map

This modern yet traditional Cantonese restaurant at the Sofitel Shanghai Hyland hotel serves a range of Cantonese specialities that reflect a variety of innovative Shanghai dishes. They offer set menus or a-la-carte items, but regardless of what you order you will have an extraordinary view over the infamous Nanjing Lu. They also offer three private dining rooms for a more intimate dining experience.

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Upscale Japanese restaurant located in Pudong Shangri-La

33 Fucheng Lu, 2nd Floor, Grand Tower, Pudong Shangri-La Hotel,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China Map

Now you can book through Chope to dine at the Shangri-La's upscale Japanese chain here in Lujiazui, Shanghai. Smart Shanghai describes the food as 'decidedly traditional -- sushi and sashimi imported fresh from Japan, tempura, etc -- served a la carte or kaiseki style.'

Lunch Set, Dinner , A La Carte

Fusion Restaurant located on Daduhe Lu

158 Daduhe Lu, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Changfeng Park 2nd Floor,
Changning District, Shanghai, China,
near Zhongjiang Lu Map

Buffet



Chinese Restaurant located on Daduhe Lu

158 Daduhe Lu, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Changfeng Park 2nd Floor,
Changning District, Shanghai, China,
near Zhongjiang Lu Map

Marinated Beef Shank, Spicy Bamboo Shoot Slices, Pan Fried Beef Steak, Hot & Sour Seafood Broth

Menu (1), Menu (2)

French Restaurant located on the Bund

2 ZhongShan Dong Yi Lu, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, Lobby Level,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

As the Waldorf Astoria’s fine dining Western restaurant, one can expect true elegance and class here. The restaurant is fitted with crisp white linens, gleaming silverware and a menu inspired by French haute cuisine.

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French restaurant located within PuLi Hotel in Jing'An

1 Changde Lu, 2nd Floor, The PuLi Hotel and Spa,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China Map

"PHÉNIX eatery & bar has been awarded one Michelin star by The Michelin Guide Shanghai 2017. Located on Level 2 of The PuLi Hotel and Spa whilst overlooking the Jing'An Park. PHÉNIX eatery & bar opened its doors to the public in late March 2016. This commitment to the finest, freshest, and best quality ingredients is not only at the heart of everything we do but also at the very foundation of the renowned Chef Michael Wilson’s cuisine philosophy. Through PHÉNIX, the Chef has embarked on a mission to give a new life to French cuisine, by revisiting old favorites with a modern refreshing twist."

Brunch Menu, A La Carte Menu, Dessert Menu, Lunch Menu



Authentic Italian fare in The Westin Bund Center

88 Henan Central Road, 2nd Floor, The Westin Bund Center Shanghai,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

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French restaurant and bar located along Zhongshan Dong Er Lu

538 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Map

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Japanese Restaurant located at Shanghai Marriott Hotel on Daduhe Lu

158 Daduhe Lu, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Changfeng Park,
Putuo District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangfu Xi Lu Map



Italian Restaurant located in Lujiazui

8 Century Avenue, The Ritz Carlton Hotel, 52th Floor,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Yincheng Zhong Lu Map

Expect upscale from a brand like the Ritz Carlton. Enjoy elevated and well-executed Italian classics at this Ritz Carlton in house restaurant, easily accessible from the Lujiazui metro and ifc mall.

Dinner Menu, Grilled Menu, Wine Menu

Chinese Restaurant located on Meihua Lu

1108 Meihua Lu, Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel, 6th Floor,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Fangdian Lu Map

Enjoy creative Shanghainese delicacies at this elegant Chinese restaurant on the sixth floor of Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel - it was also awarded a Michelin Star.. Decorated with marble floors, warm lights and dark wood finishes, the space gives off a feeling of sophisticated elegance, but still remains warm and inviting. The menu features classic Shanghainese dishes, like braised beef cheek with black truffle and sauced fresh river shrimps, created with high-quality raw materials and refined cooking techniques. Other provincial favorites from around China are available, too. There is also a seven private banquet suites for events.

Japanese Restaurant located at Four Seasons Hotel on Weihai Lu

500 Weihai Lu, Four Seasons Hotel Puxi 2nd Floor
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near near Shimen Yi Lu Map

This contemporary Japanese bistro, which is located in the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai, is set in an intimate space decorated with warming wood accents. Much like its mix of traditional and contemporary designs and decor, the menu also boasts a mix of the new and the old with staples like simple sushi and sashimi, and more unique dishes like Kobe steak and spicy tuna tartare.

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Chinese Restaurant located at Four Seasons Hotel on Weihai Lu

500 Weihai Lu, Four Seasons Hotel Puxi 2nd Floor
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Shimen Yi Lu Map

This fine dining Michelin starred restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai serves elegant traditional Cantonese cuisine combined with some well-known Shanghainese dishes. For lunch, Si Ji Xuan offers diners an assortment of dim sum delicacies to choose from. And for dinner, guests can indulge in Chinese specialty dishes and fresh seafood.

Menu, All you can eat Dim sum Menu

International Restaurant located at Four Seasons Hotel on Weihai Lu

500 Weihai Lu, Four Seasons Hotel Puxi 2nd Floor
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near near Shimen Yi Lu Map

This American-style steak house in the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai offers premium imported meats, fresh seafood and an extensive salad bar. Whether you want a hefty steak or a grilled burger or lobster with a side of sauteed veggies, you are sure to get a taste of the best of America here. There are also private dining rooms available to reserve for parties and other events.

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Luxurious Cantonese cuisine on offer in Pudong

1288 Lujiazui Huan Lu, 2nd Floor, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Yincheng Bei Lu Map

"This Cantonese restaurant on the second floor of the Grand Kempinski Hotel offers a taste of authentic Cantonese cuisine in a luxurious ambiance. Expect a bountiful selection of dim sum and elegant dishes by way of Guangdong." -City Weekend

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Chinese Restaurant located in Jing'An Shangri-La

1218 Yan'an Zhong Lu, Jing'An Shangri-La, 3rd Floor
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Tongren Lu Map

Located in Jing An Shangri-La, this restaurant blends South-Eastern Chinese cuisine with Cantonese flair. Guests will be treated to a vibrant culinary journey, where they are not only able to indulge in traditional Chinese cuisine, from dim sum to fresh-cut noodles to clay pot rice, as well as fine dining elements. The experience is also enhanced by the impressive decor, which is reminiscent of ancient Chinese times with exquisitely designed bronze screens, peacock motifs and elaborate silk lanterns dangling above.

Menu (1), Menu (2), Drinks

British grill bar located in Pudong

33 Fucheng Lu, B1 Floor, River Wing, Pudong Shangri-La Hotel,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China Map

Smart Shanghai says: "A craft beer bar in the basement of the Shangri-La with beer prices that change every 30 minutes, predetermined by a spreadsheet. There's a bar, lounge, and dining area, not to mention private rooms. The place attracts the older customers with their leather armchairs and 1920's financial themes. They serve several craft beers on draft like Punk IPA, Vagabond Pale Ale, Dead Guy Ale, Libertine Black Ale, and their very own The Exchange Lager. Prices are mid-range, but there is an additional 10% hotel service charge and 6% VAT."

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The Grill Restaurant located in the Grand Hyatt Shanghai

88 Century Avenue, 56th Floor, Jin Mao Tower, Grand Hyatt Shanghai,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongtai Lu Map

Smartshanghai says: "The Grill is part of Grand Hyatt Shanghai's extensive five-in-one dining concept, ON56. Offering prime meats and fresh seafood with rotisserie and a large built-in marble bowl displaying the seafood. In addition to an open kitchen, allowing diners to watch their meals being prepared, there are amazing views from the 56th floor."



American Restaurant located on Huamu Lu

1388 Huamu Lu, 2nd Floor, Kerry Hotel Pudong,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Fangdian Lu Map

This grill and steakhouse in Kerry Hotel Pudong serves house-butchered and aged grass-fed beef imported from Australia, as well as fresh seafood and gourmet comfort food. Their signature steak is the Ningaloo Tomahawk. These hearty dishes are served alongside traditional steakhouse sides dishes, craft beer from The Brew - brewery adjacent to The Meat - and premium wines.

Weekend Brunch, A La Carte

Buffet restaurant located in Sofitel Sheshan on Sichen Gong Lu

3388 Sichen Gong Lu, 1st Floor, Sofitel Sheshan Hotel,
Songjiang District, Shanghai, China,
near Jiasong Nan Lu Map

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Elegant handmade dim sum and classic Cantonese cuisine on the Bund

199 Huangpu Lu, 31st Floor, Hyatt on the Bund,
Hongkou District, Shanghai, China,
near Wuchang Lu Map

Chao Mian, Shrimp Dumpling, Yaki Beef

Dim Sum A La Carte Menu, Dim Sum Lunch Set Menu, Dim Sum Dinner Set Menu



Well executed Modern European cuisine with a spectacular view in The Bund

199 Huangpu Lu, 30th Floor, Hyatt On The Bund, West Tower,
Hongkou District, Shanghai, China,
near Wuchang Lu Map

A sprawling multi-level, multi-concept restaurant and bar on the hotel’s top four floors, as its name suggests, Vue offers a 270-degree view over the Huangpu River, with the historical Bund on the right contrasting with the modern skyscraper-lined Pudong on the left. This panorama is the venue’s raison d’etre and every aspect of the 2,270-square-metre (24,400-square-foot) space has been designed to best take advantage of it. (Oct 2014)

Set Lunch Menu

Chinese Restaurant located on the Bund

2 ZhongShan Dong Yi Lu, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, 5th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

As the Chinese restaurant in the Waldorf Astoria, you can only expect the utmost decadence and elegance here. The menu includes a vast range of regional delicacies that range from Shanghainese to Cantonese to Sichuan dishes. And with a wine cellar that houses nearly 500 bottles of wine, along with an extensive drinks menu of Chinese liqueurs, spirits and fine teas, there is sure to be a perfect drinks pairing for your meal.

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Classic Chinese specialities in The Bund

199 Huangpu Lu, 1st Floor, Hyatt On The Bund, East Tower,
Hongkou District, Shanghai, China Map

Serving authentic Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing family-style fare in an unconventional casual setting, Xindalu – China Kitchen taps into the humble roots of Chinese cooking. Regional specialties are prepared in open kitchens in full view of diners, then served on simple white crockery atop wenge wood tables. (Oct 2014)

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Stylish bar in Andaz Xintiandi

88 Songshan Lu, 1st Floor, Andaz Xintiandi,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Map

Being the first Andaz bar to open in China, Xuan is located in the heart of Xintiandi, right at the crossroads of South Huangpi Road and Taicang Road. This two storey bar is easy to access from street level and connected to Hai Pai Restaurant, the hotel’s most popular dining venue. Multiple seating options are available in this cosy place including comfortable sofa seating for small gatherings, a semi-private room and outdoor terrace in warmer months. The mood of XUAN changes throughout the day - all-day snacks and light refreshments, afternoon tea under an abundance of natural day light; a Happy Hour, evening drinking and socializing. (Aug 2014)