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The Food Central
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308 Anfu Lu,
near Wukang Lu
Prices are per person, for an average meal, excluding alcohol:
$ - Under 50 rmb
$$ - 50-149 rmb
$$$ - 150-299 rmb
$$$$- 300-499 rmb
$$$$$ - 500 rmb and up
Every Mon-Fri, 2 for 1 on all standard drinks and wine 3-8pm.
Last updated: August 28, 2013
From the owners of The Apartment
, The Food Central spans two floors on Anfu Lu. The first floor is a retail shop selling salads, sandwiches, and imported food items. Upstairs is a contemporary bistro restaurant featuring various cooking "stations" preparing Asian-themed foods like Cali-style sushi and noodles as well as a selection of thin-crust pizzas.
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based on 3 reviews
Posted 2 Reviews
This is the second time we have been to the Food Central for brunch and on both times the food was solid (and the brunch a very good) but the service lacking. Everyone is very friendly and helpful...once you get their attention. However the amount of time it took to get menus after sitting down, to order after getting menus, and to get the check after finishing was quite long. I have been here for a while now and have learned to be patient with service but I expected a bit more. I can not stress how friendly everyone is but for Sunday brunch it might be worthwhile adding some extra hands.
Posted 1 Reviews
I had been to The Food Central a few times for brunch, mostly because I loved their little terrace on the second floor. I didn't think the food was that special and the brunch deal wasn't great. That was about 2 or 3 months ago.
I decided to give it another try though yesterday. I went back for brunch with a friend and I noticed a few changes: there's now a hot beverage or a fresh juice included in the brunch deal and there was a lot more food on my plate, they also changed their menu which is a lot clearer now. I had the European brunch #4 and it was very satisfyinig.
After our brunch the manager came to ask for our feedback, which was very attentive and professional of him.
Don't know about the lunch and dinner options though as I haven't been there at those times yet.
All in all a good experience for a casual brunch.
Posted 1 Reviews
I've heard for a long time from my roommate how the food central has great food but never got around to paying a visit. Finally yesterday my boyfriend and I decided to go for a nice brunch. The restaurant is situated on the quiet and quaint Anfu Rd. When we arrived we were seated in the cafe on the first floor since we did not make a reservation ( which we will make sure to do next time since upstairs is quite nice). Between the two of us, we shared a German farmer's breakfast, classic english and a ham & cheese waffle. Washed it all down with some delicious freshly blended juice which came with the breakfast sets. The food was very good and we were especially impressed by the waffle which tasted somehow like peanut butter (YUM). It was a great start to a beautiful sunday and we will definitely be back to try out everything else on the menu.
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