Top Choice Vegetarian in West Shànghǎi

Fú Hé Huì

The most recent venture from owner Fang Yuan and chef Tony Lu, the Shànghǎi team behind Fu 1015, Fu 1088 and Fu 1039, this is the standout in an amazing bunch. Set in an elegant private room, the strictly vegetarian…
Top Choice Shanghai in West Shànghǎi

Fu 1039

Set in a three-storey 1913 villa, Fu attains an old-fashioned charm. Foodies who appreciate sophisticated surroundings and Shanghainese food on par with the decor, take note – Fu is a must. The succulent standards w…
Top Choice Shanghai in West Shànghǎi


No one has a bad thing to say about this dapper expat favourite, and rightly so: it has never let its standards dip over the years. Meat dishes start at ¥58 for the beef and yóutiáo (dough strips), and the plentiful…
Top Choice Dumplings in West Shànghǎi

Bǎinián Lóngpáo

This tiny spot at the foot of Qībǎo’s main bridge has as many dumpling makers in the kitchen as it does seats. But pay no mind to the cramped premises, as these are by far and away the best xiǎolóngbāo ('little stea…
Street Food in West Shànghǎi

Hongmei Road Entertainment Street

This strip, popular with expats, has a selection of mostly Western restaurants and bars for those who don’t want to head into town. There's not too much to get excited about here, though there are branches of Shàngh…
Supermarket in West Shànghǎi


This French supermarket chain is the epicentre of Gǔběi, and you can find everything from wine and cheese to cheap bikes and crockery. Also here is a popular food court, with a bakery and branches of Wagas and Food …
Supermarket in West Shànghǎi

City Shop

City Shop is great for all those imported goodies you just can’t get anywhere else. It also has a range of takeaway sandwiches and baked goods, and groceries can be delivered.
Chinese in West Shànghǎi

Bellagio Café

This popular branch of the Taiwanese restaurant draws crowds of Taiwan expats for its sānbēijī (three-cup chicken), fried bean curd and shaved-ice desserts.