6 Food/Drink Spots to Hit Up in Shanghai
Shanghai, located on China’s central coast is more than just a global financial hub. It is the home to the Bund, the traditional Yu Gardens and a spectacular variety of restaurants and bars. Here is your guide to the top 6 (some hidden, some known) food spots and bars in the city:
1. Aniseed, Xin Tian Di
Located in the French Quarter of Shanghai, Aniseed restaurant gives the French architecture a challenge by serving exquisite Vietnamese food. If you are a fan of fresh seafood, then this place is definitely for you.
2. Paulaner Brauhaus, Xin Tian Di
If you are looking for a place with great beer, large portions and a vibrant ambiance, Paulaner Brauhaus is the place to be. Try the delicious Pork Knuckle or for a taste of everything, Pauline's Mixed Bavarian Combination with sausages, smoked pork neck, meat loaf and more, is the ideal choice!
3. Kommune, Tian Zi Fang
Tian Zi Fang is a beautiful enclave with boutique shops and crafty restaurants that is considered a hidden gem in Shanghai. If you’re an arts and fan lover, this little alleyway is worth stopping by for! While you’re there, make sure to visit Kommune for a hearty brunch experience.
4. Liquid Laundry, XuHai
Quick service, delicious food and the coolest vibe in town, Liquid Laundry has it all. Go on a weekend, order one of their breakfast pizzas and we’re sure you’ll agree with us.
5. Bar Rouge, HuangPu
Bar Rouge has set the standard high for nightlife in the city! Located right on the Bund, this bar comes fully equipped with a fantastic view of the skyline and guaranteed good times. Gather your party squad and paint the town rouge!
6. Kathleen’s Waitan, HuangPu
Perfect for any special occasion, the restaurant has a gorgeous terrace overlooking the glorious city skyscrapers. Pair that view with a glass of champagne and you’re all set!
Best time to go: September - November