Must-see restaurants in French Concession

  • More Than Eat

    The outlets at this eating and shopping complex range from a little Japanese place named Most (sushi, noodles and rice dishes) to Pichet, which serves…

  • Tsui Wah

    This branch of the Hong Kong chain features an enormous dining room and quick Cantonese dishes. Order beef curry, pork fried rice, fishball noodles or…

  • Hooked

    Decorated like a beach house, with light blue–and-white tones and high tables, Hooked is a stop for fish fans. Order up everything from seafood tapas and…

  • Poke Poke

    Nothing says aloha quite like a poke bowl. Come here for fresh, heaping bowls of raw fish, rice and toppings. Flavours include the Sichuan Samurai (with…

  • Element Fresh

    This sleek branch of the health-conscious pit stop is a cool choice, with an inviting bar area and a largely faultless menu of big salads, cleansing…

  • Element Fresh Vintage

    Popular for its fresh salads and well-executed international mains (from steaks and fish to jambalaya), Element Fresh has been around in this location for…

  • Da Marco

    This homey spot has been one of the most popular Italian restaurants in town for around two decades (an eternity in Shanghai). Menu highlights include…

  • Small Curtain Dumpling

    Solid express noodle place with simple, reasonably priced dishes. Order up a slurpy bowl of onion noodles (¥12) or noodles with pork (¥18) and a side dish…

  • Ladybug

    Ladybug is a simple, bright cafe that serves light, nutritious meals including the signature chicken baguette and Cobb salad. Located at the junction of…

  • House 198

    Cute French-style lane-house cafe, which does a super weekday brunch (11.30am to 3pm). Choose from eight egg dishes, including smoked salmon, scrambled…

  • Fine Cafe & Canteen

    Cute cubbyhole cafe with half-a-dozen tables, plus a window ledge for French Concession gazing. It serves pancake stacks, beautifully presented cakes, and…

  • Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

    The Aussie-American TV celebrity chef's Shanghai branch serves decent pizzas, salads, seafood and grilled meats aplenty. It's got an upmarket chain…

  • Pier 39

    Trendy minimalist cafe with wooden tables and concrete walls. Order fresh salads, sandwiches and pasta from a clipboard menu. For breakfast there are…