Terrace Dining Guide

Overlook hectic Shanghai as you dine and wine at these spots with a terrace! Feel the cool breeze brushing against you as you bask in the sun and sip on your drink.

South American Restaurant located on Wukang Lu

378 Wukang Lu, Ferguson Lane, 8th Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
near Tai’an Lu Map

Brunch, Monday Specials, Brunch Menu, Lunch Menu , Dinner Menu

Mediterranean restaurant located in IAPM Mall

999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, 5th Floor, Unit 506, IAPM Mall,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Shaanxi Nan Lu Map

Located in IAPM, Bang offers a variety of casual Mediterranean favorites that are great for sharing with friends. The rustic Mediterranean style makes way for a relaxed atmosphere and comfortable setting, which goes perfectly with the signature dishes on offer from the roast chicken and handmade pastas to the seafood and inventive pizzas. And with a small cafe next door, you can easily stop by for a quick pick me up and snack if you’re strapped for time. you’re looking for something on-the-go.

Menu (Subject to Changes), Drinks

Spanish Bar Restaurant located on Fucheng Lu

28 Fucheng Lu,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China,
near Mingshang Lu Map

Despite it’s location in Lujiazui, amongst the gleaming steel and glass skyscrapers that make up Shanghai’s infamous skyline, Brownstone is able to provide a comfortable and inviting place for you to enjoy a delicious meal and relaxing experience. This lounge offers a delightful selection of food and drinks along with one of Shanghai’s premiere patios perfect to enjoy your meal alfresco.

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

French Restaurant located on Jianguo Xi Lu

486 Jianguo Xi Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Yueyang Lu Map

A La Carte, Set Menu

American Restaurant Bar located on Hengshan Lu

199 Hengshan Lu, Room 101,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Gao'an Lu Map

Brunch Menu, Menu

Trendy eatery serving Italian classics with an innovative twist in The Bund

7 Yan'An Dong Lu, The Bund,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu Map

Muster up your inner Italian for some delicious eats at Goodfellas because this elegant Bund restaurant won’t disappoint. Dishes masterfully trend the line between authentic and innovative without veering into stuffy or unrecognisable, and all you’ll be able to remember is the well-priced, unpretentious mouthfuls of delicious Italian fare. More than enough reason to make a beeline for this eatery today, we think. (Feb 2016)

Modern Asian Restaurant located on Xingguo Lu

91 Xingguo Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Hunan Lu Map

Occupying the former French Concession area’s most idyllic spot, Ginger Modern Asian Bistro serves contemporary Asian-inspired recipes in chic surrounds. The restaurant boasts a wide range of Southeast Asian influence through its unique menu, with a modern twist on each dish. While dining in the restaurant, be ready to be charmed by the earthy elements of the interior, which is complemented by the gorgeous park the building overlooks. Through each bite you take, you’ll be able to feel and taste the attention to detail that goes into every dish, along with the freshness of every ingredient. Essentially, it’s the quality food, cozy ambience, and personalised service that makes Ginger a must-visit in Shanghai.


International cuisine located in the former French Concession

1 Yueyang Lu, 7th Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Dongping Lu Map

Enjoy sweeping skyline views on this open-air terrace while indulging in California-inspired cuisine like fresh oysters and crab cakes.

Pieces and Plates, Desserts

American Restaurant Bar located on Huaihai Zhong Lu

6th Floor, Ascott, 282 Huanghai Zhong Lu,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Songshan Lu Map

Sitting on the 6th floor of The Ascott in Xintiandi is Highline, the brainchild of some of the biggest players in Shanghai’s F&B industry. Besides the beautiful view of the glistening neighborhood from the spacious patio, this restaurant and lounge serves a menu of contemporary American fare. The menu boasts classics like fried chicken and waffles, and bacon cheese burgers to silver dollar clams and 6-hour slow roasted Wagyu prime rib. And paired with a craft cocktail program, Highline lends itself to all types of occasions.

European restaurant located on Fucheng Lu

Fucheng Lu, Shi Bu Jie, Binjiang Dadao,
Pudong District, Shanghai, China Map

Dinner Menu

French wine bar located on Xiangyang Bei Lu

1 Xiangyang Lu, 5th Floor,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Julu Lu Map

Kartel is one of Shanghai's most beloved and reasonably priced wine bars, and perhaps the former French Concession's most famous rooftop. Book ahead if you want to secure a table with a view!

Drinks, Food

Authentic Mexican Restaurant & Bar in Peoples' Square

98 Shouning Rd, 6th Floor, Fraser Residence Building,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China Map

Mayita offers a many of the same delicious dishes that its older sibling Maya has, with the addition of a stunning terrace with sweeping views of downtown Shanghai.

Lunch Menu, Brunch Menu, Dinner Menu

Chinese restaurant located near Sinan Lu

539 Fuxing Zhong Lu,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Sinan Lu Map

Cuisines of the Silk Road located in Jing'An

758 Julu Lu, 2nd-3rd Floor,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Fumin Lu Map

The newest concept from Lost Heaven finds us in the heart of Shanghai tasting delicacies that span the Silk Road, with a focus on Xinjiang-inspired cuisine. This huge new space covers several floors, with a stunningly spacious yet intimate ambience perfect for a romantic evening or classy group dinners.


French Restaurant located on Fuxing Zhong Lu

532 Fuxing Zhong Lu,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Sinan Lu Map

Brunch, Dinner, Dessert, Drinks, Wine

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

Mexican Bar located right by Xujiahui Park

838-2 Hengshan Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Tianping Lu Map

Introducing Shanghai to 'Authentic Mexican Cuisine' with a focus on seafood, signature tacos and many other signature dishes. Learn the history of these classic dishes while you enjoy great Latin music and Shanghai’s only cocktail menu where every tequila drink is made with 100% Agave. Try the Millionaire Margarita…You’ll never forget it.

Brunch , Lunch Set, Set Dinner, A La Carte

Italian Restaurant Bar located on Yan'An Dong Lu

7th Floor, 7 Yan'An Dong Lu,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu Map

Drink Menu, Menu

French Restaurant Bar located on Beijing Dong Lu

130 Beijing Dong Lu, 6th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Yuanmingyuan Lu Map

Good food, good drinks, good vibes, good design. This restaurant/bar/lounge, beside the Rockbund Art Museum, has everything for a great night out. Owned by nightclub brand Muse Group and Grey Goose, The Nest specializes in unique vodka-based cocktails and foods for refined palates, such as steaks and oysters. The vibe is super chill with soothing Indie tunes playing in the background, but as the evening goes on, electronic music starts pulsating through the space.

Brunch Menu, Drinks, Menu

Italian Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar located on Wukang Lu

378 Wukang Lu, 1st Floor, Ferguson Lane,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Tai'An Lu Map

This charming bistro, located in Ferguson Lane, offers a vast range of Italian classics with a hint of Mediterranean flavors here and there. They are most known for their homemade pastas, imported Italian cheeses and cured meats, seafood and meats. Some favorites include the burrata with homemade jam, beef carpaccio Venetian style and souffle, which comes in a variety of styles. They also have a large terrace perfect for alfresco dining.

American Restaurant Bar located at Three on The Bund on Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu

3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Three on The Bund, 7th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

As Shanghai’s first American Brasserie, POP adds a fun and playful touch to Three on The Bund. This casual yet refined all-day dining experience offers up a mix of American classics, a selection of grilled meats, fresh shellfish and crustaceans, and an assortment of creative desserts. And with interior designs that harkens back to the pop culture imagery from the 70’s in America, customers feel as if they are being transported back in time.

Brunch, Menu

Chinese Restaurant located on Changshu Lu

83 Changshu Lu, Shenzhou Commercial Bldg, 3rd Floor,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Julu Lu Map

This modern Xinjiang restaurant, with two locations in Puxi, is one of the few restaurants in the city that represent this ethnic minority group from the hills of Xinjiang. The menu serves up well known hearty dishes from the province, like lamb and dumplings. The new location on Changshu lu has some lighter and more vegetable-oriented recipes along with the more traditional Uighur offerings.

French Restaurant Bar located on Shimen Yi Lu

288 Shimen Yi Lu, HK Taikoo Hui, 3rd Floor, Room N301,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Weihai Lu Map

This French restaurant serves French food that is somewhere in between fine dining and bistro - they call it “Bistronomy”. They provide a humble and inviting environment for guests to enjoy heartwarming French experience, mixing in some Southern French style dishes here and there. They pride themselves on using the freshest materials and ingredients possible, prepared fresh every day, such as French truffles, Japanese snapper and New Zealand oysters.

Lobster and Steak restaurant in Xuhui

110 Fenyang Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Fuxing Zhong Lu Map

This surf and turf spot moved from Jing’an to the Former French Concession, on the calm and charming street of Fenyang Road. It’s a great place to get your meat and seafood fix for an affordable price, especially with high quality Australian prime steak and live lobsters flown in daily direct from Nova Scotia, Canada. And with 18 craft beers on tap - international and local brews - and outdoor seating, Bull & Claw has the restaurant trifecta: good food, good drinks, good ambiance.


Fusion Restaurant Bar located on Hubin Lu

168 Hubin Lu, Hubindao II, 3rd Floor, Room W08-W10,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Ji'nan Lu Map

This European restaurant has been part of the Shanghai fine-dining culinary scene for 15 years. With a prime location in Xintiandi, T8 Restaurant and Bar offers sophisticated and elegant dining with delicious food, which ranges from hearty steaks to plenty of seafood options. They also have a beautiful terrace that is great for alfresco dining.

Lunch, Dinner