It feels like you’re cutting through on the way to somewhere else, but stop at the wooden benches for incredible noodle and fish dishes at this friendly outdoor restaurant loved by Fujianese food fanatics. There’s a…
The sweet Amoy pies are the attraction at Babycat, a dimly lit haunt with a graffiti wall and feline and nautical touches. Go for the red bean or pistachio flavour. There’s another fancier branch nearby.
A former 1920s dance hall for sailors and diplomats, the Black Cat is now a collection of private dining rooms filled with antiques. The menu swings to its own sweet rhythm between Chinese and Western.
A little afternoon delight is found in this garden cafe where cats roam and an award-winning barista brews his magic. The Western desserts don’t scrounge on the cream.
The stakes are high on Longtou Lu, and the staff at Líjì Mùdān will shout you into a plastic seat for some of that fishball goodness.
In a regal old European villa is one of the old breed of cafes on the island, specialising in flavoured coffee varieties like honey and orange. Service is faster than the name suggests.