Global Dining in Shanghai
Collected by Christy Campbell, AFAR Local Expert
With celebrated chefs hailing from every corner of the globe, Shanghai's broad culinary landscape offers incredible restaurants in a spectrum of styles.
4th & 5th Floor, KWah House, Huai Hai Zhong Lu 1028, 淮海路西段徐汇区 China, 200031
Chef/owner Austin Hu draws on his background (a junior sous chef at the legendary Gramercy Tavern in NYC) to create a compelling, delectable menu hailed as "Contemporary American." But while the flavors earn their American reputation, the menu is...
20 Guangdong Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Overlooking the Huangpu River, across from the iconic Pearl Tower, the M on the Bund is worth the visit for the view alone—add beautifully presented, delicious dishes and you have an unforgettable dining experience. Their menu is traditional with...
18 Zhongshan East 1st Rd, WaiTan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Ultraviolet is the kind of travel experience you talk about 10 years later. French chef Paul Pairet first dreamed of a multisensory dining adventure in 1996, but it took until May 2012 to open this transcendent restaurant. There's room for...
200 Huangpu Rd, Hongkou Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
The outdoor seating with bar gives Kathleen's Waitan the perfect touch. Aside from its hidden location away from the usual crown on the main-strip of the Bund, the beautiful terrace provides a scenic, laid-back environment, all while providing you...
511 Jiangning Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200000
Designed with the idea of "deformalizing fine dining", Commune Social is part tapas bar, part dessert bar, part craft cocktail bar. A multi-level affair, all three menus offer a unique, fresh approach to their respective areas and feature flavors...
Rustic and charming, Table No. 1 offers a divine selection of menu items, pulling flavors from around the world and serving them up in sharable-sized portions that are as sophisticated as they are delicious. A former protege of Gordon Ramsay's,...
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