Best Spots for Birthday Parties

Reserve the most delicious spots for the most important time of the year! Celebrate your birthday in food and decadence with your loved ones at these fabulous spots.

French Restaurant Bar located on Changle Lu

1222 Changle Lu, Unit 104,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China
near Wulumuqi Zhong Lu Map

This casual and welcoming wine bar and bottle shop on Changle Road offers wine tastings at a very reasonable price. Their wines are imported and are available for purchase by the bottle. They also have a food menu that features a range of European-style bits and bites like cold cuts, cheese and antipasti to more substantial plates like Ratatouille, grilled beef short ribs and mussels, to nosh on while you sip on your wine.

South American Restaurant located on Wukang Lu

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

Azul is one of Shanghai's best restaurants. Get the full Ferguson Lane experience with a brunch or dinner on Azul's famous rooftop terrace.

Brunch Menu, Lunch Menu , Dinner Menu

Spanish Restaurant Bar located in People's Park manmade lake

231 Nanjing Xi Lu, People's Park manmade lake,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Huangpi Bei Lu Map

This Moroccan-styled lounge is a Shanghai icon. Sitting in the middle of a pond in the center of People’s Park, Barbarossa offers a tranquil dining setting in the heart of downtown. Though heavily Moroccan themed, with Arabic decor and style throughout, the food menu has broadened to include Southeast Asian and Mediterranean flavors. You can also enjoy a wide range of cocktails, hookahs, good music and cool ambiance when dining here.


Spanish Restaurant located on Yongjia Lu in Surpass Court

570 Yongjia Lu, Surpass Court, Room 311,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
near Yueyang Lu Map

Stop by for a delightful selection of food, drink - including some especially delicious cocktails - regular specials and most delightful of all, one of Shanghai's premiere patios, right in the middle of Xuhui.

Brunch, Appetizers, Mains

Internationally recognized microbrewery in Former French Concession

No. 82 West Fu Xing Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Yongfu Lu Map

Shanghai's go-to spot for a pint of locally brewed craft beers. Sample their rotating selection and if you're peckish, we recommend their spicy chicken wings. Also an ideal spot for brunch.

Beer List

Fusion restaurant located along Changde Lu

777 Changde Lu,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China
near Kangding Lu Map


South American Restaurant Bar located on Hengshan Lu

199 Hengshan Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Yongjia Lu Map

This Peruvian restaurant is a combination of South American flair and modern Shanghainese style. The impressive space revolves around a central patio area that is surrounded by a cocktail bar on one side and a private dining area on the other. The menu offers a mixture of seafood and meat dishes, with an emphasis on sharing. And in true Peruvian fashion, many of the drinks feature Pisco, a Peruvian brandy that is light but very rich in flavor. Besides the dinner, they also offer very tasty weekend brunch.


Spanish Restaurant Bar located in Xintiandi

Lane 181, Taicang Lu, Xintiandi, No 22, 1st Floor, Room 3,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Huangpi Nan Lu Map

This Contemporary Spanish tapas restaurant is part of a global family, with other locations in Madrid, Ibiza and Bogota. Styled in a playful manner with just as playful and inventive food, Estado Puro is true to it’s name: pure state. The menu boasts a variety of modern interpretations of classic Spanish tapas dishes, such as foie gras between two spiced pieces of bread, chicken wings and ajilimojili hot sauce, and chicken and seafood paella.


Fusion Restaurant and Bar located at Shanghai Times Square on Huaihai Zhong Lu

93-99 Huaihai Zhong Lu, Shanghai Times Square,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Liulin Lu Map

Located in the Lane Crawford fashion department store, this fashionable eatery serves up a mix of sweet and savory dishes incorporate both French and American sooking style. From braised lamb leg pappardelle pasta and grilled ribeye steak to dark chocolate lava cake, Esee offers food with style and substance. It is also the first restaurant in Shanghai with a 18-meter aurichalceus catwalk as a dining table.

International wine bistro located in Xuhui District

218 Xinle Lu, 3rd Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Donghu Lu Map

This modern and futurist Italian cocktail lounge, wine bar and restaurant is stocked with a long list of wines - mostly Italian - at various price points. Their cocktail list is also growing, with the classics on offer as well as a larger selection of more creative signature cocktails on order soon. The food list is not typical Italian, but a modern revival of mediterranean dishes such as seafood skewers, braised beef short ribs and more.

Al Fresco Italian Restaurant on Donghu Lu

20 Donghu Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Huaihai Zhong Lu, Map

"Italian food in Shanghai comes in all types, sometimes not even being truly Italian at all. Gemma is a restaurant that delivers the genuine article. The owner, Yuri, and Chef, Giulio, take absolute pride in the authenticity of the imported ingredients and final taste. The highlights are fresh pasta and Neapolitan pizzas. There are seven pies categorized by the colors of the Italian flag. The two white pizzas - Bianca and Prima (both 98RMB for 12") - are must tries." - CityWeekend

Fusion Bar 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

Occupying the space across from sister restaurant M on the Bund, this lounge bar offers a sophisticated yet welcoming environment for guests who are looking for a place to enjoy a drink, beautiful view and some good music. The drinks menu includes cocktails and wines, and the food menu is made up of small dishes that are Asian in style with splashes of western influences, such as Thai-style king crab omelet and a Peking duck pie.


British restaurant located along Nanjing Xi Lu

Room 101, First Floor, Henderson Plaza, 688 Nanjing Xi Lu,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Qinghai Lu Map


Upscale teppanyaki with an intimate environment on Taojiang Lu

28D Taojiang Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Hengshan Lu Map

Upscale teppanyaki joint in Xuhui with melt-in-your-mouth fresh sushi/sashimi, and all of the unlimited delicacies you can imagine. You get what you pay for with outstanding service and food to fill you for days, definitely need a reservation for this place!


New York-Style Industrial Gastropub on Middle Huai Hai Lu

1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, 2nd Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Donghu Lu Map

Looking for that perfect brunch spot/gastropub/microbrewery/pig-out-place? Liquid Laundry is all of these and more. Infamous for big crowds and bigger portions, let's take a moment to think about that eggs benedict with smoked BBQ brisket. Heaven.

Beer Menu, Cocktail Menu, Brunch, Weekday Lunch, Dinner

American bar located on Taixing Road

99 Taixing Lu, Building A, 2nd Floor, Room 202,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Wujiang Lu Map

A bar with a seriously unique personality, Logan's Punch is a crowd pleaser. Tucked in the happening Taixing Lu complex, it's the perfect spot for drinks and pub grub, and we promise you'll be in awe at how beautifully designed the space is.

Punch Menu, Cocktails & Food Menu, Wine & Spirits Page 1, Wine & Spirits Page 2

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

Sumptuous grill fare in Jing'An

881 Wuding Lu, 1st Floor,
Jingan District, Shanghai, China Map

MUST has a beautiful outdoor space on Wuding Road, and the right food & beverage to back it up. Make sure you check out their weekly buy-one-get-one-free burger deal on Tuesdays!

Lunch Set Menu

Portugese Restaurant located on Wuding Lu

1105 Wuding Lu,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Yanping Lu Map

This simple and inviting Portuguese restaurant and bar sells Iberian food along with an eclectic mix of other dishes that come from all around the world. They also have a nice selection of beers on tap and in bottles, as well as wines that you can get by the glass or bottle, all at affordable prices.


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

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

Healthy Hot Pot located on Hengshan Lu

191 Hengshan Lu, 3rd Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Yongjia Lu (Hengshan Lu Station Exit 4) Map

This healthy hotpot restaurant may sound like an enigma - how can hotpot be healthy, right? - but it’s not! Especially with the team behind Green & Safe behind you. With fresh and high quality ingredients, no additives in the broth and vegetables that are delivered directly from their self-owned farm in Kunshan, this unique hotpot restaurant brings the concept of farm to table to its guests.

Appetizer, Soup, Meat, Seafood, Veg

Modern European restaurant located along Dongping Lu

11 Dongping Lu, 2nd Floor,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Hengshan Lu Map

This Xuhui mainstay sprawls across three historic floors and a beautiful patio. Bring along your friends and family for one of Shanghai's most famous brunches, or catch a romantic evening drink on a clear Shanghai night.

Micro-brewery and Gastropub in Former French Concession

20 Donghu Lu,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Huaihai Lu Map

The microbrewery's third and most distinctive spot, their Donghu Lu branch goes art-deco and all out with inspired cocktails in addition to their solid beer list. The food is way more creative than your average pub fare, and they surprise with a delicious and affordable brunch on the weekends.

American Bar located on Laowaijie

Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, 21C Hongmei Laowaijie
Minhang District, Shanghai, China,
near Yan‘an Xi Lu Map

The first location of the iconic brand that opened in 2010, Shanghai Brewery has become somewhat of a Shanghai staple. They regularly brew six kinds of microbrews, including the particularly delicious and award-winning North Star IPA, and also boast an international menu with a focus on high quality pub-style food. The Laowaijie location is precisely that - a spot to make you feel like you've never left home.

Fusion Restaurant Bar located on Yuyuan Lu

1107 Yuyuan Lu, Bldg No 1, Room 106,
Changning District, Shanghai, China,
near Jiangsu Lu Map

From the masterminds behind The Nest, The Cannery is a beautiful restaurant/lounge that offers delicious food at good prices, and cool atmosphere. The menu is mostly made up of seafood, and as the name hints, they also have a lot of items like steamed clams and duck liver. The bar is also stocked with a selection of spirits, wine and beer.

Brunch Menu, Menu

Chinese restaurant located along Henan Zhong Lu

88 Henan Zhong Lu, The Westin Bund Center, 5th Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map

Appetizers, Chinese BBQ, Soup, Seafood, Hot Dishes, Vegetable, Rice&Noodle, Desserts

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

Buffet restaurant located along Henan Zhong Lu

88 Henan Zhong Lu, The Westin Bund Center, 1st Floor,
Huangpu District, Shanghai, China,
near Guangdong Lu Map


Italian wine bar located on Shaanxi Bei Lu in Jing'An

819 Shanxi Bei Lu,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Kangding Lu Map

This Shanghai staple is a wine and pizza lover's dream. Enjoy an extensive menu and wine list of extraordinarily executed Italian favorites at some of the best prices in town. Perfect for a night out with friends or a romantic evening for two.

Fusion Restaurant located in Xintiandi

Lane 181, Taicang Lu, Xintiandi, No 2, Bldg 18,
Luwan District, Shanghai, China,
near Madang Lu Map

This more upscale version of Element Fresh sits in the heart of Shanghai in the vibrant Xintiandi. The menu is similar to Element Fresh, offering gourmet salads, freshly-made juices, premium entrees, but offers some unique a la carte dishes. Check out the menu! They also offer set menus paired with wine, as well as crafted cocktails ... a great way to start a special evening.

Mediterrenean Restaurant Bar located on Weihai Lu

421 Weihai Lu,
Jing'An District, Shanghai, China,
near Shimen Yi Lu Map

American Steak House Restaurant located on Xiangyang Bei Lu

93 Xiangyang Bei Lu, No 3-4,
Xuhui District, Shanghai, China,
near Changle Lu Map


Buffet restaurant located in the Pudong Shangri-La

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

There's never been a better reason to cross the Huangpu. Yi Cafe is Pudong Shangri-La's all-day dining option, and might we add that it's wildly impressive with an incredible range of cuisine spanning the entire globe? From fresh sashimi to melt-in-your-mouth crepes and just about everything in-between, Yi Cafe knows how to deliver the wow factor. Whether you go for brunch, dinner, or a group splurge, you can't go wrong with their various options.