7/F, 7 Yan'an Dong Lu,
near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
6316 9119, 136 2166 4109
Formerly Shen, this rooftop bar just off the Bund is now part of the Goodfellas family. Since they've taken over, little has changed, other than the name and the fact that pizzas are now on the menu. Drink offerings remain roughly the same:...
6/F, 37 Fuzhou Lu,
near Sichuan Zhong Lu
159 0173 6115
Hidden on the roof of Captain's Hostel, The Captain sportingly provides a cheaper alternative to some of its neighboring bars along The Bund. Comes with a roof terrace and a very nifty view. Nautical-themed decor and a drinks menu averaging in the...
999 Middle Huaihai Lu,
near Xiangyang Lu
Coming from the Shanghai (and world) famous chef Paul Pairet (also of Ultra Violet, Pollux, and Mr. & Mrs. Bund), Charbon is his most economically approachable concept, with a menu that trades in three main ideas: Appetizers with international...
3/F, A Mansion,
291 Fumin Lu,
near Changle Lu
This is the third restaurant from the Chez JOJO serving up French food like homemade foie gras, steak and sharing plates. What makes it different re from the location on Yongjia Lu is the larger space for bigger groups and private events. They...
3 Taojiang Lu,
near Hengshan Lu
Taojiang Lu sequel to one of Shanghai's most popular summer venues, named after that little street those wacky Beatles trotted across. Ample patio seating screened from the road, robust and comfortable seating, cheap beer on tap, friendly food...
358 Kangding Lu,
near Shaanxi Bei Lu
Prolific Peruvian restaurateur Eduardo Vargas' re-re-boot of his flagship brand formerly located on Wukang Lu (and Dongping before that). Expect more Spanish, South American and Mediterranean ideas in the form of (probably) share plates, all in...
1/F, No.161 Lane, 1038 Huashan Lu
near Zhaohua Dong Lu
Cosy home-style Italian restaurant and pizzeria tucked around a corner with a nice street-side veranda. Good atmosphere with warm and friendly service. They have a page dedicated to handmade chicceti, something like Italian tapas; little fried...
2/F, 199 Hengshan Lu,
near Yongjia Lu
Colca is serial restaurateur Eduardo Vargas trying the business strategy of "honesty" with this latest restaurant. He's cooking the food of his heritage: Peruvian. It's a nice place. Seating about 150 or so, a central patio area is housed by a...
1035 Kangding Lu,
inside Tongji Compound,
near Taizhou Lu
Coming from the Boteco people -- that's the popular Brazilian one in Found 158 -- Speto's is ostensibly a Grill & Tapas bar catering to Shanghai Latin clique and fans. The menu is filled with meats and sandwiches, and they also offer a robust...
2/f, Building 3, 277 Wuxing Lu,
near Jianguo Xi Lu
From local restauranteur Eduardo Vargas and company, wine and more wine is the order of the afternoon, evening, night, and late night, at Bhacus, and they have a spacious, relaxed indoor dining area and a nice, big patio from which to do so. Over...
At the outset of the craft genre's Shanghai inception, there was Boxing Cat, a craft brew bar that has stood the test of time since 2008. A typical in-road to their craft beer menu is the Contender IPA but they've got lots of seasonal and special...
17 Yan'an Dong Lu,
near Sichuan Nan Lu
This is the flagship location of Yunnan restaurant Lost Heaven. They do relatively authentic Yunaan food, and if you wanna do pre- or post-dinner drinks they have a really nice...
58/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao,
near Lujiazui Huan Lu
Brought to you by the Ritz Carlton in Pudong, Flair is situated on the 58th floor of the IFC tower that the luxury hotel occupies. The real kicker is the split-level outdoor...
2/F, Ferguson Lane,
378 Wukang Lu,
near Tai'an Lu
Sichuan Citizen is the Sichanese restaurant/cocktail bar/tea house expansion of the popular Citizen Cafe. After the original building on Donghu Lu was reclaimed, it moved to...
210 Taikang Lu,
near Sinan Lu
What was originally a 420-meter-long Taikang Lu is now expanded into the neighboring lane ways to be more than double the size, between Ruijin and Sinan Lu was initially slated...