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ShangHai Lao Restaurant

) #512 of 16,385 Restaurants in Shanghai €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
No. 242 Fuyou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6311 1777
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average32%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
28 Feb 2017
“Private Room”
29 Dec 2016
“Pretty tempting food”
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
No. 242 Fuyou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was one of many large family meals we had while visiting Shanghai. The building is beautiful and historic, ask any Shanghainese and they will know it in an instant. Service in the private rooms was very good, no complaints even though we stayed for...More

Thank sheloves2laugh
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went here not for the history but the food. The food was delicious and the service was ok. If you are expecting the complete ambiance, service and food, then forget it but if you want great food, then come and taste the duck and...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

It is quite popular with local tourist (from outside Shanghai) due to it's fame and location. But food was poor and pricey. A standard Shanghai cuisine restaurant chain would have done much better. Not recommended.

1  Thank P C
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I came to this restaurant after last visit 10 years ago. It was very close to Yu Garden. The food was still good. The portion was big. The price was reasonable. But, just don't expect any good service. Eight-Treasure Duck and Fried shrimp was good....More

Thank Aska_883
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Food here was good with some typical Shanghai food. Services were either not exist or average at the best. Seating was okay, but this is not a place you expect romantic ambiance.

Thank bwang20874
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was not my first choice while looking for a restaurant for dinner at Yu Garden area, but it was open at 8 pm on a Wednesday while the other 2 choices on my list were already closed. There are several issues with the...More

Thank sbudiman
Reviewed 15 August 2015

I did not look vet this restaurant, although I must say the duck we ordered was good, but not excellent. Just felt like it was not as pristine as I would have preferred and this made me uncomfortable. the staff tried very hard to please...More

Thank sanmerle
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Based on one visit it's a very reasonabe place, where one can try some local specialities. The spikey sea cucumber we got was exceptional in taste, so was the turtle in a dark sauce with fresh dates. The ambiance is not so appealing but looks...More

Thank Piotr G
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Lao Fan Dian (Old Hotel) restaurant is one of the oldest restaurants in Shanghai . They say that it has moved twice since 1875 year but it's fans followed it . The restaurant's interior is very simple and classic. It's a place to get together...More

1  Thank Palych
Reviewed 24 September 2013

While in Shanghai in September, I had two dinners at Shanghai Classical Hotel a restaurant that claims to have introduced Shanghai cuisine. One meal with a party of four was a super experience. I was the only non-Chinese in the group. Food was excellent and...More

Thank ggobob
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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  • Address: No. 242 Fuyou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6311 1777
  • This restaurant is at Shanghai Classical Hotel
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