Popular Italian café and bistro comes up trumps with a super-thick, tasty hot chocolate for ¥30. Best drunk on an empty stomach. Prepare for a sugar rush.
835 Huaihai Lu, near Maoming Lu, 5466 1765
Kakaw’s gorgeous offering is a mix of three Belgian...
1. Chung Hwa Pencils: Every kid who has sat the gaokao knows about these pencils. Green and sleek, with a 2B lead for best performance, they are a snip at 1 RMB each. The pencils are made by the China First Pencil Company Ltd., which was indeed China’s first pencil company when it was started...
1. Anna Maya
This cute cafe on Taojiang Lu serves a great selection of vegetarian and vegan food in a retro setting.
The newest kid on the block, Kush is a tiny space with a strong sustainable focus, serving tasty Western and Asian dishes.
3. Godly Vegetarian
If you're a veggie in...
What is it: Three parts vodka, one part lemon juice and six parts tomato juice (plus all the tangy Tabasco, horseradish and pepper you can handle).
Where is it from: The Bloody Mary's origins are blurry (kinda like last night). The cocktail could be named after England's Queen Mary 1st, a...
Sometimes, you need to eat a big piece of meat. Here are our favorites for steak in Shanghai.
Condender for the best steak in Shanghai: The MEET
Still relatively new, the MEET steakhouse and grill at the Kerry hotel in Pudong does a mean tomahawk. It serves four, but we reckon two people...
Sushi-OA relative newcomer to the Shanghai restaurant scene, this unassuming booth on Yangqing Lu offers takeaway and delivery only. Delivery is available over the phone or through Sherpa’s. Choices range from simple salmon nigiri to the mighty Philharmonic maki roll.34 Yanqing Lu, near...
I Love Ladies Night! @ I Love Shanghai
Ladies Night: Tuesday
Everyone’s favorite dive bar comes over all feminine on Tuesday nights. Ladies drink for free between 8pm and 1am. Free entry.
I Love Shanghai, 2/F, 1788 Xinzha Lu
Mamacitas & Naughty Chicas @ Yucca
Ladies Night: Wednesday...
KEBABS ON THE GRILLE
This all-you-can-eat buffet of curries, tandoori meats, biryani, naan, and desserts happens every Sunday down at the Cool Docks, with unlimited beer, house wine, and soft drinks - all for 140rmb. Sat – Sun 11.30am-4pm.
The Cool Docks, 505 Zhongshan Nan Lu, near Fuxing...