With its own namesake metro station, Xīntiāndì has been a Shànghǎi icon for a decade or more. An upscale entertainment and shopping...
Site of the 1st National Congress of the CCP
On 23 July 1921, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was founded in this French Concession building (then 106 rue Wantz). In one fell...
Shíkùmén Open House Museum
This two-floor exhibition invites you into a typical shíkùmén (stone-gate house) household, decked out with period furniture. The...
This neat bar is just what the doctor ordered: all in black and chrome; pupil-dilating minimalist cool. Note the almost obliterated...
Yè offers sophisticated, unchallenging Shanghainese cuisine in classy Xīntiāndì surroundings. The drunken chicken and smoked fish...
Xīntiāndì North Block, Bldg 8; 太仓路181弄新天地北里8号楼 · interesting places nearby
T8 aims to seduce, which it does exceptionally well. Catalan chef Jordi Servalls Bonilla is at the helm, bringing a preference for molecular cuisine with dishes such as tataki of sesame-crusted tuna and foie gras millefeuille ( a layered pastrycake) . The renovated grey-brick shíkùmén (石库门; stone-gate house) with striking feng shui–driven entrance is the perfect setting.
The dark, warm interior is decorated with antique Chinese cabinets and a carved wooden screen. Reserve ahead.