Dining & Nightlife

  • Xin Ji Shi (Shanghainese)
    • Expect to queue on weekends at this popular chain restaurant serving classical Shanghainese dishes.
  • Din Tai Fung (Taiwanese dumplings)
    • Shanghai’s signature soupy pork dumpling Xiao Long Bao comes highly recommended, but also try the wonton soup, braised bamboo shoots and sweet smoky fried fish.
  • Fountain (Fusion food)
    • A modern minimalist bistro where chargrilled burgers, steaks, rotisserie chicken, salads, tapas and an oyster bar are among the international choices.
  • Mint
    • An open terrace view of The Bund combined with the latest in dance music makes Mint most popular with young expats and locals.
  • M on the Bund
    • High-quality, Euro-Asian fare with a well-stocked bar and a terrace with splendid views. Originally from Hong Kong, this popular import kick-started Shanghai’s international restaurant scene.
  • Luna
    • Live bands and a laid back atmosphere with good wines, Italian food and comfy cream couches. What’s not to love?
  • Racks Pool and Bar
    • A winning pool hall and bar lounge combo whose dark, sleek décor is finished with a mechanical bull near the DJ booth. Find Racks located across the bridge from the G-Plus nightclub at the south end of Xintiandi.