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  • Wei Jing Ge

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      Waldorf Astoria, Heritage Building, 5/F, 2 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
      上海外滩华尔道夫酒店 中山东一路2号5楼, 近广东路
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      6322 9988

    Wei Jing Ge is the Waldorf Astoria's Chinese option, serving regional delicacies from Shanghai, Cantonese, Sichuan and Huai Yang cuisines. The restaurant also features a wine cellar of some 500 bottles of wine, each handpicked by the resident sommelier, in addition... Read more

  • Dragon Phoenix

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      Fairmont Peace Hotel, 8/F, 20 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
      南京东路20号, 上海和平飯店8楼 近中山东一路
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      6321 6888 ext 6880

    Dragon Phoenix is the Chinese option in the historic Fairmont Peace Hotel. Like the rest of the hotel, the decor is lavish and vivid, and it's dripping with chinoiserie—screens, fans, tray ceilings with golden flourish. Expect a menu of top-dollar items like abalone,... Read more

  • Puben by Jereme Leung

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      5/F, Warehouse Wharf 2, 579 Waima Lu, near Xin Matou Jie
      外马路579号沃弗2号库5楼, 近新码头街
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      6339 1188

    Puben is a creation from a highly decorated Hong Kong Chef Jeremy Leung. The menu puts a spin on classic Chinese with a lean towards Cantonese dishes such as Roast Duck, Suckling Pig and Dim Sum. The accompanying wine list features wines from across the world. Look... Read more

  • Shanghai City Bistro

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      Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre, 3/F, 555 Xizang Zhong Lu, near Fengyang Lu
      西藏中路555号3楼, 近凤阳路
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      2312 9888

    Shanghai City Bistro is the all-day dining option in the Shanghai Marriott City Centre. Expect the usual spread of international fare like Italian pastas, Chinese dumplings, carvery stations, soups, and desserts. It's convenient food for a clientele that is largely... Read more

  • Sense 8 (Xizang Bei Lu)

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      7/F, 166 Xizang Bei Lu, near Qufu Lu
      西藏北路166号大悦城购物中心北楼N711-712, 近曲阜路
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    Sense 8 (or Yu Ba Xian) is a Cantonese restaurant that openly pays tribute to Hong Kong’s famous old-school teahouse, Luk Yu. It serves some of Luk Yu's iconic dishes, while mimicking their regal colonial-style decor. Although the food is not a match for the iconic... Read more

  • Tsui Wah (Fumin Lu)

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      A Mansion, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
      富民路291号, 近长乐路
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      6170 1282

    This Hong Kong-based chain of eateries offers staple Cantonese dishes as well as a mixed bag of Italian, steak and other Western dishes. The homemade fish balls are recommended, and there's a small Cantonese-style bakery at the entrance selling coconut pastries, egg... Read more

  • Gui Hua Lou

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      Pudong Shangri-La, 1/F, River Wing, 33 Fucheng Lu, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
      香格里拉, 富城路33号1楼, 近陆家嘴环路
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      6882 8888 ext 6888

    Situated on the first floor of the Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, Gui Hua Lou specializes in contemporary Chinese fine dining. Executive Chef Gao Xiao Sheng is a seasoned veteran in the refined regional cuisines of Guangdong and Huaiyang. His cooking is a modern... Read more

  • Exquisite Bocuse

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      3-4/F, 1601 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
      南京西路1601号芮欧百货3-4楼, 近常德路
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      6472 1717

    Beautiful Cantonese restaurant in Reel Mall, designed by Jaya Ibrahim, the Indo-British star architect behind the Puli Hotel, and the Amanfayun and Fuchun in Hangzhou. Few other places in Shanghai can make you feel like you’ve left behind the racket of the city, and... Read more

  • Royal China (Nanjing Xi Lu)

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      Jiu Guang, 8/F, 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Wuning Lu
      南京西路1618号8楼, 近华山路
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      6288 3063

    Royal China is known both in Shanghai and London for its dim sum. It's a gawdy affair, with gold-colored pizza shapes stuck to the walls on the eight floor of a mall, but is consistently and fully packed for its roast pork and goose, steamed shrimp dumplings, coconut... Read more

  • Loonfung House (Julu Lu)

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      Bldg 7/8, 889 Julu Lu, near Changshu Lu
      巨鹿路889号7、8幢, 近常熟路
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      6445 8082

    This is an immensely popular Hong Kong-style restaurant chain situated in the villa complex just off of Julu Lu. A vast menu features all manner of good eats from down south, like dim sum, casserole dishes and fresh seafood. Loonfung House fills up almost nightly.... Read more

  • Dim Sum Garden (Baoqing Lu)

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      1/F, 10 Baoqing Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
      宝庆路10号1楼, 近复兴西路
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      3424 1279

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  • Cha's Gourmet Kitchen

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      1272 Kaixuan Lu, near Yangzhai Lu
      凯旋路1272号,近杨宅路
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      5290 3177

    Cantonese restaurant in Changning with a wide variety of dim sum available. Most dishes cost between 10-30rmb. Lots of seating indoors but at peak times is prone to queues. Read more

  • Paradise Dynasty (IAPM)

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      6/F, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu
      淮海中路999号6楼, 近襄阳南路
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      5425 2035

    Singapore-based dim sum and dumpling restaurant known for it's colorful Xiaolongbao stuffed with unconventional fillings like foie gras, truffles, sesame and Sichuan peppercorn. Read more

  • Yuan Yuan (Xingguo Lu)

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      201 Xingguo Lu, near Tai'an Lu
      兴国路201号, 近泰安路
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      6433 9123

    Upscale Shanghainese food for upscale people. They have a particularly good reputation for the red-braised pork belly -- hongshao rou -- a stone-cold Shanghainese classic. The rest is, frankly, mediocre. Read more

  • Yu Palace

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      Sheshan National Tourism Resort 1288 Linyin Xin Lu, near Shenzhuanjiasong Lu
      林荫新路1288号, 近沈砖嘉松路
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      5779 9999 ext. 7766

    Yu Palace serves up creative Cantonese, Hang and local cuisines in their 11 private room complex, with a real nice view of the Sheshan National Forest Park and Moon Lake. Read more

  • Paradise Dynasty (IFC)

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      3/F, 8 Shiji Dadao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
      世纪大道8号3楼, 近陆家嘴环路
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      5834 2291

    Singapore-based dim sum and dumpling restaurant known for it's colorful Xiaolongbao stuffed with unconventional fillings like foie gras, truffles, sesame and Sichuan peppercorn. Read more

  • Maurya (Jing'an)

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      Jing'an Kerry Centre, North Block, 4/F, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Changde Lu
      南京西路1515号4楼, 近常德路
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      6067 5757

    With its Tiffany Blue interior, Maurya looks nothing like a typical Sichuan restaurant, but they serve some really good, albeit watered-down Sichuan cuisine made with quality ingredients. It's a nice place with good service that you could easily take family, business... Read more

  • Cha's (Xujiahui)

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      Novel Place, B/F, 131 Tianyaoqiao Lu, near Xingeng Lu
      天钥桥路131号, 近辛耕路
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      3461 5618

    Cha is a faithful recreation of a Hong Kong cha canting -- basically a Cantonese diner -- from the 1950's, right down to the old-time music, the old-time Hong Kong public lavatory signs, and the green-and-white tiled floor. Food is similarly traditional. Very popular... Read more

  • Phat Duck (Huaihai Zhong Lu)

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      1502 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
      淮海中路1502号, 近复兴西路
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      6437 9633

    The second branch of this Cantonese-style roast duck restaurant. The first, on Changning Lu, has a plate in the 2019 Shanghai Michelin Guide. Read more

  • Shen Yue Xuan

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      849 Huashan Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
      华山路849号, 近复兴西路
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      6251 1166

    Shen Yue Xuan is a grand, sprawling villa set on the ground of a private garden (retired Party cadres only). Its idyllic location make it quite popular with locals as a wedding spot, but its Cantonese cooking is up there with the foodies as well. Dim sum here, with... Read more