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CHAR bar and grill

No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
+86 21 3302 9995
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, European
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No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful interior,fabulous rooftop bar with mediocre food and service! Well designed .We order lobster bisque rich favor but not thick . Black code nice fresh and tasty.My age angus fillet tender and melt in the mouth! Apple tarting and banana cheesecake is fabulously! Service were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was at CHAR for a lunch time business reception. The finger food buffet was substandart except the Pizza, which came by a delivery service. The beer was excellent, BANDER URSTOFF CRAFT LAGER

Thank Serengeti55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So to celebrate the end my semester , we decided with my friends to go to an steak house restaurant. we found this one on tripadvisor, it's was one of the best meat that i eat in shanghai. Prices are a little bit expensive but...More

Thank jb94340
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jb94340 thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review about CHAR bar and grill, I can see that you and your friends enjoy the visit and your friends have a good time. Is always great to hear that all our efforts...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a really nice dining experience in Shanghai, with an emphasis on various steaks, this is the place to do. Whether a business dinner, re-connecting with old friends, or a quiet date with a view of the Bund on both sides of the river, Char...More

1  Thank Borden1951
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi borden1951 Thanks a lot for you great review, good comments, sincere and to the point. We are very happy that you have a great time with us at CHAR and for sure hope to see you on your next visit. I am always happy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there during winter, outdoor was too cold and too windy, limited seats indoor but view is nice too. Nice view of the three tallest building in Shanghai just opposite Huangpu River. Drinks are not bad, service is good, worth a trip.More

Thank jctan93
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jctan93 thanks a lot for your review, definitely a place to visit when in the city, the view from the top of our hotel are just outstanding and deserve to be appreciated. My best recommendation is come by and enjoy the sunset with a...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few drinks in the bar. Beers are served quickly but you only get a glass of you specifically ask for it. They stopped serving Bombay Saphire Gin. We had a very nice table in the restaurant and service was very friendly. Two of...More

Thank Klaus E
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Klaus E Thanks a lot for your review, I will make sure that our bar manager and review your comments to avoid any more issues with the service. with regards of the gin, I talk to our bartender and he mentioned that the Bombay...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The dinner started great with excellent design of the restaurant and excellent service. They provided different type of salts and knives which I found was a great idea! Unfortunately the meat revealed to be not as good and exquisite as we thought. The fillet was...More

Thank ericbengo
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ericbengo I am very sorry that you have an issue with your beef product on your last visit, definitely will talk to the supplier and make sure that we have not issues like this. I will contact you directly to get more information about...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great view on the bund , especially from the top level terrace and at night when neon lights are doing their work.

Thank SDK164
Willmer C, CHAR Bar and Grill Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi SDK164 thanks a lot for your great comments, as well is one of my favorites places to enjoy the view of the city! a must when visiting Shanghai! Sincerely CHAR Bar and Grill Head Chef

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A few people recommended Char at indigo hotel for the view and steak. The view is nice but the steak is very average and super overpriced. The service is decent but the decoration is tasteless and doesn't match the view or the prices. The table...More

Thank DecoWorldTraveler
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi DecoWorldTraveler thanks a lot for your review, I am very sad to hear that you did not have a great experience, I understand that on this occasion things where not there to make sure that you have a great night, I will have a...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing view and nice place but worse service ever. There are maybe 8 customers and 5 waiters and a bar tender... just standing to talk to eachother while there is 0 pro active ness - drink is empty for 20 minutes... - took also 10...More

1  Thank Tom V
Willmer C, CHAR Dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Hi Tom V I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience on our bar on your last visit. I have already informed the Bar manager and he will deal with this issue straight away, I completely understand your concern...More

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Binal P
25 November 2017|
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Response from steve m | Reviewed this property |
email address on website.
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JAMarion
13 October 2017|
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very sorry for the delay in replying to you Yes, if you would like me to handle your reservation please drop me an email or just sent me a private message and we will organize it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$46 - US$123
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > South Bund
  • Neighbourhood: South Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3302 9995
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