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Shanghai Grandmother

#30 of 15,924 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
The Bund
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No.70 Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6321 6613
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stay here several times. There is lot of choice and easy to understand for foreings, with the menu pictures, typical Chinise and Shanghai food but not extreme. The service is really fast and dishes are generally good. Price is low (300 yuan for 3) considering the Bund area and places nearby this offer one dish at this price. They... More 

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New York, USA
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The extensive menu made it easy for us to accommodate a wide range of palettes -- from those of us interested to try bullfrog, turtle and tripe, to those who wanted to stick to the familiar cashew nut chicken. Turned out the braised pork was the winner. The portions were more filling than anticipated, we definitely over ordered but enjoyed... More 

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Naperville, IL
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65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked past this place while exploring the Bund and was able to make a reservation to come back later in the day. Nice atmosphere, good service, food better than average but nothing special. Worth a stop if you are looking for an easy place to eat near the Bund.

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Sydney Australia
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found it hard to beleive the previous reveiws as the food was terrible. The service was friendly enough and prices appeared very cheap, but when trying the food, its overpriced. You will find many better places much better local to this area. Hate to be negative, but its as we found it.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was close to where we were staying, so the reviews didnt seem too bad.thought why not. The first dish arrived and was chicken you could clearly see was raw and had visible blood, no way were going to eat that, so they laughed between themselved and took it away. It returned a short time later after being in... More 

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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a friend of mine, the food was honestly mediocre. The food is essentially what you would expect in most Shanghainese restaurants. The variety of food offered is pretty wide and the flavour is decent. The dishes were lacking in portion. I think this place is a bit pricey for what it offers in food but... More 

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yummy food - definitely get the ribs. A note that this is cash only up front. We loved the eggplant as well, which was suggested in other TripAdvisor reviews. Service was fine and they definitely spoke English. It was nice to see a mix of tourists and locals eating there. They close somewhat early on weeknights so make sure you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and not too expensive. Do note that they only accept UnionPay credit card, not VISA, not Master, not Amex etc...! So have ready cash for your meal.

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Thank sersinc
Helsinki, Finland
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great restaurant. Stumbled upon it on trip advisor (and lonely planet) so decided to check it out during my long weekend at shanghai. did not regret it - actually, i ended up going there TWICE this weekend, as the food was delicious. actually, it was the best meal I've had during my 2 weeks in china! Upon my first visit... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This restraunt was bUstling with people enjoying which is a great advert in itself considering the road works out side service and food great and value for money

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.70 Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighbourhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6321 6613

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Bund

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai International Settlement run by the British and Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has endured over time and is now found in the five-star hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.
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