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“Great View of the Bund”
Review of The Cathay Room

The Cathay Room
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Ranked #70 of 17,448 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, French, Italian, Contemporary
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Good for: View, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: The Bund
Description: Step back into an era of European fine-dining elegance, with stellar service and sparkling Bund views from the terrace, The Cathay Room transports guests back almost a century in time to a glamorous bygone era. The Cathay Room has been Shanghai’s premier dining address since the 30's, not only for its food delicacies but also for its status as a much celebrated, high profile social institution. Originally established as the Grill House in 1933, the Cathay Room was where hotel founder and eccentric global traveller, Sir Victor Sassoon, dined with his highbrow friends in true style. Global leaders, celebrities and socialites came for the perfect dining experience, enjoying the exceptional quality of service and unsurpassed Bund panoramas. Today, the revived Cathay Room embodies the same values of culinary vision, service excellence and social dining. Chef Joshua selects the finest seasonal ingredients from organic and ecological producers for her inspired creations that overwhelm guests’ taste buds with a dash of haute cuisine flair. Lunch Set Menu is served from 12 pm until 2:30 pm. Authentic European classics and contemporary creations highlight premium cuts of meat and seafood accompanied by fresh seasonal vegetables and salads. Since developing its passion for excellence in 1929, The Cathay Room’s extensive wine list features more than 250 European and New World labels, including a large selection of medium and full-bodied reds for perfect matching of the prime cuts of meat.
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I went to Shanghai on a business trip in June 2017. A friend and I went to the Cathay Room in the Peace Hotel. The Cathay Room is located on the ninth floor. We just had something to drink - orange juice and sparkling water. It was about 9 pm on a Friday. The Bund was jammed packed so looking out from The Cathay Room at The Bund, the river and the skyscrapers of Pudong was a better idea.

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Thank blairkk25
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I had a lovely terrace view of the Shanghai Bund area at the Cathy Room at the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai this past May. Our anniversary dinner was lovely and we enjoyed the peaceful time together while eating and enjoying the view.

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Thank KevinSChina
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing view across the bund and were served beautiful and very tasty food. We wished we had gone both nights instead of the Chinese which was poor.
Highly recommend especially if you have a view across the Bund.

Thank babybuny
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

My son and I ate twice in the Cathay Room. Both meals were excellent. The staff is very attentive but not smothering. The food was perfectly cooked and the view of the Bund was spectacular.

Thank aging2016
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

The last day of our Tour of China ,as we were staying at the Fairmont what better way to celebrate a wonderful visit to this fascinating country than a dinner in the Cathay Room.Booked the window table with the view of Shanghai Manhattan & the Bund - what a back drop for a lovely dinner. Two Pork Iberica & two Salmon were delicious -a nice bottle of red and white by the glass.Chocolate desert followed by port & espresso.The service is attentive - London prices plus ,but worth every penny. The view, the Terrace view, the food & the fun on our table.

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Thank Andrzej116
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