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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
89 Taixing Lu, Zhangyuan 99, East Area, 2nd Floor, Jing'An District, Shanghai, China, near Wujiang Lu Map
This Italian restaurant offers a fine dining experience with an artistic flare and presentation. Their menu is full of dishes that will transport you to Italy (ex. delicate pastas, fresh seafood and lots of cheese) and a drinks menu that is offers the perfect pairing for their fine cuisine. Their decoration is also very classic Italian style, with a bouquet of fresh flowers and pristine white tableclothes elegantly sitting on each table.
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.
Lane 49, Fuxing Xi Lu, No 2, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China, near Wulumuqi Zhong Lu Map
This contemporary Asian restaurant sits in a charming three-story lanehouse in the heart of the former French Concession. The first floor is a cocktail bar that serves unique mixed drinks, and in the two levels above there is a dining area and lounge space. The food menu is a combination of skewers, salads and other dishes, such as teriyaki beef tongue.
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.
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.
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)
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."
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.
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.
23 Anfu Lu, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China, near Changshu Lu Map
This welcoming and cozy restaurant offers a cozy atmosphere and a menu full of Italian favorites. Some of the popular dishes include but are not limited to their pastas and pizzas. They take a very simple yet refined approach to Italian cuisine, focusing on high quality fresh ingredients and maintaining a true Italian soul in all of their food. The atmosphere is also very relaxing, with dim lighting and the gentle glow of candles infusing the space with warmth.
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 in Sinan Mansions, Where Gastro Club is a comfortable, stylish and spacious restaurant with a long bar, open kitchen and large glass windows overlooking the tree-lined streets of the former French Concession. Their menu is mostly made up of Western dishes that range from steaks and ribs to oysters and pasta. Their drinks menu features wine, bottled beers and a variety of crafty cocktails.
On May 20th, enjoy the Lovers set menu for 520RMB.
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.