Romantic Dining Guides

From impressing your date, to celebrating your love, we've got the perfect spot 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

Italian Dining and Lounge located on the Bund

4th Floor, 6 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
near Guangdong Lu Map

Located on the top floor of No. 6 on the Bund, this Italian hot spot serves delicious Italian favorites in a sophisticated yet comfortable environment. These creative dishes are accompanied by a collection of exciting cocktails and spirits to go along with the inspiring interior decoration. And with a terrace that offers a magical view of the Bund for both sides of the Huangpu River, this is one of the most spectacular dining experiences in the city.

Menu, Brunch, Afternoon Tea

Greek Restaurant located on Laowaijie

Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, No 16,
Minhang District, Shanghai,China,
near Yan'An Xi Lu Map

Menu, Lunch Set Menu, Brunch Set Menu

Mediterranean Restaurant located at Lujiazui

665 Shangcheng Lu,1st Floor, Block B (In the garden), Lujiazui 1885 Culture Center,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Nanquan Bei Lu Map

Go back in time to the Ottoman Empire at Efes, a Turkish restaurant right in the heart of Pudong. Located among some of the tallest buildings in the world, Efes maintains true to its traditional Turkish roots while embracing its contemporary setting by serving a modern twist on Turkish classics and healthy Mediterranean cuisine. Their chargrilled kebabs with a glass of Raki are sure to make you feel like you’re dining in Istanbul.

Chinese restaurant located at Bund 18

18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, 5th Floor, Bund 18,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Nanjing Dong Lu Map

The attention to detail at this London-born spot is essentially unparalleled across Shanghai. From NYC to The Bund, Hakkasan is known for a beautiful and modern atmosphere with food & drink to impress the toughest of critics. The menu is a combination of refined Cantonese classics (expect dim sum like your stomach has never imagined) and fusion creations to satisfy all tastes. Throw in an extensive wine and cocktail list - be sure to try the infamous Hakkatini - and this is a must-try Bund experience.

Brunch Menu

French Restaruant located at Three on The Bund on Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Three on The Bund, 4th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

Jean Georges Shanghai has been and still is one of the city’s finest examples of masterful French cuisine since opening its doors in 2004. With a name synonymous with fine dining, Jean Georges set the bar for contemporary dining in Shanghai. With the unique use of bold, Asian-inspired seasonings, Jean Georges elevated classic French dishes to a new level, with even deeper levels of flavor depth and complexity. In 2016, the restaurant reopened with a brand new interior design to further enhance the dining experience.


Creative European restaurant and cocktail bar on the Bund

200 Huangpu Lu, 4th Floor, The Bund,
Hongkou District, Shanghai, China,
near Qingpu Lu Map

You may know them from Kathleen's 5, but if you haven't been to their Bund restaurant then you're missing out on one of the best views in Shanghai. Expect an abundance of Asian-inspired seafood and steak dishes, in addition to a very solid cocktail list.


French Restaurant located on Bund 18

Bund 18, 3rd Floor, Zhongshan East Road (E1),
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Map

This is the latest atelier for powerhouse French chef Joel Robuchon, holder of the most Michelin stars to his name (31!). This luxurious dining experience occupies a coveted spot on the iconic Bund, with an ultra-luxe decor, ambiance and dining experience to pair it off. You can expect to find the menu bursting with sophisticated French dishes that are embellished with impressive accents such as foie gras and caviar.

A la carte Menu, Signature Menu, Degustation Menu, Set Menus

Modern European Restaurant located on the Bund

20 Guangdong Lu, 7th Floor, No 5 on The Bund,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu Map

This Shanghai institution is well known for its coveted location on the Bund, which lends itself to its impressive views of the iconic skyline, and inventive menu that attracts all kinds of diners, both locally and globally. The menu boasts an eclectic mix of European, North African and Middle Eastern flavors. On the weekends, they also offer an elegant afternoon tea.

Lunch, Brunch, A La Carte, Wine List

French International Restaurant located on Jiaozhou Lu

149 Jiaozhou Lu, No 2,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Beijing Xi Lu Map

Sous-vide Organic Egg with Black Truffle Sauce, Pan Seared Seabass with Carrot Puree, Jasmine Panna Cotta with Rose Petals Meringue

Lunch, Dinner Special Menu, Dinner Tasting Menu

Italian Restaurant located at Three on The Bund on Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Three on The Bund, 6th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

Despite its ritzy spot on The Bund, Mercato presents a simple and understated approach to Shanghai’s dining scene. With a relaxed yet sophisticated design, paired with its friendly and unpretentious service, Mercato offers a glimpse into Italian life in its purest form. The open and spacious dining room also boasts stunning views of the Bund and breathtaking Shanghai skyline.

On May 20th, enjoy couples’ sharing set meal starts from 428RMB + 10% service charge per person.


Modern European Restaurant located on Huaihai Zhong Lu

1690 Huaihai Zhong Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Hunan Lu Map

Menu, Afternoon Tea

Sophisticated steakhouse fare in IAPM Mall

999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, 4th Floor, Unit 403, IAPM Mall,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China Map

Eat your woes away at Morton's Steak & Seafood Grille in IAPM Mall! The nautically coloured restaurant, a casual counterbalance to its fancier sibling at the ifc mall, features naturally lit open spaces that’ll put you at ease immediately. Of course, that’s not to say the quality of food is inferior. Morton’s sophisticated standards remain the same, offering up succulent steaks and amazing seafood dishes, all while providing impeccable service. We think you’ll be a fan for life! (Feb 2016)

Lunch, Dinner

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, Wine Menu

Italian Restaurant located on Hubin Lu

168 Hubin Lu, Infinitus Mall, 3rd Floor, Room W02-W03,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Shunchang Lu Map

Lunch Menu, Menu

Portuguese Restaurant located on Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

6 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, 4th Floor, Room A,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

This unique Portuguese restaurant on the fourth floor of Bund 6 is a perfect blend of ambiance and quality. Sitting on the upper levels of an historic gothic-style boutique building right on the Bund, Sea Wheel offers guests a chance to travel to Portugal by infusing the space with Portuguese music, classical Portuguese food and traditional décor.


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

Modern European Restaurant located on Fuxing Zhong Lu

507 Fuxing Zhong Lu, No. 1, 2nd Floor,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Chongqing Nan Lu Map

Sitting on the second floor of a building in SInan Mansions, Where Supper Club is a comfortable and inviting restaurant with a long bar and open kitchen. Their menu is mostly made up of Western dishes but with some Asian flare. Their drinks menu features wine, bottled beers and a variety of crafty cocktails. Guests also get to enjoy some light dinnertime entertainment.

On May 20th, enjoy the Lovers set menu for 520RMB.

Chinese Restaurant located on Huangpi Nan Lu

338 Huangpi Nan Lu, Xintiandi,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China
near Taicang Lu Map

Sample authentic classic Shanghainese and Hong Kong dishes at this upscale spot in Xintiandi. Foreigner friendly and loved by locals, too, so you know you're experiencing the 'real deal'.