Restaurants in China

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History buffs will love the Sunday afternoon tea in the historic Jasmine Lounge at Shanghai’s iconic Peace Hotel. The Peace Hotel’s Old Jazz band (many... Read More

Babbo alumnus Vinny Lauria serves hearty Italian standards—beef carpaccio; bucatini all’amatriciana; Neapolitan-style pizza—against a... Read More

Facing the lake, the Hyatt Regency's atmospheric, antiques-filled restaurant serves classic Hangzhou fare, such as beggar's chicken and Dongpo rou-a... Read More

Located within the Rockbund development, this glamorous restaurant is the best place to indulge in fine Italian fare like Hokkaido scallops with fava... Read More

Cong you bing—a scallion oil pancake—is one of Shanghai’s most famous and delicious street foods. Stuffed with scallions grilled in pork fat, this... Read More

This restaurant on the eleventh floor of Le Royal Méridien hotel offers a taste of France in the hub of Shanghai. This 50-seat location puts food... Read More

The über-chic modern dining room and towering, panoramic harbor views are stunning, but the cuisine—half Japanese, half Italian—is just... Read More

The most fabulous of the restaurants in the sprawling China World Hotel, Aria attracts a hip, well-dressed, and largely Western-expat crowd. The... Read More

This small shop was originally intended to sell handmade crafts, but the owner found so many people stopping in looking for coffee that he decided to... Read More

This wildly popular chain of cafes belongs to the omnipresent Wagas Group. While it isn’t the most charming or original café on this list, Baker &... Read More

One of China’s most popular breakfast foods, baozi are steamed buns stuffed with hearty fillings. The mantou bread—however bland on its own—makes the... Read More

Designed by a New Yorker, this edgy lounge and restaurant is definitely not for the whole family. Bold canvases, antique opium beds, and polished... Read More

"This Bellagio is not a Las Vegas hotel, but a faux-swanky Taiwanese brasserie. There are several locations in Shanghai, and they're all open at all... Read More

Irish-born chef Brian McKenna was something of a Continental wunderkind—by his early 20s, he’d already worked in several Michelin-starred... Read More

This controversial restaurant serving molecular cuisine originated as one of Hong Kong’s storied private kitchens and then morphed into what it is... Read More

Boxing Cat Brewery is the city’s leading microbrewery serving American comfort food with a Southwestern touch (think jalapeno corn bread and pulled pork... Read More

A team of Japanese chefs prepare robatayaki, or grilled meats and seafood, in this atmospheric, lantern-lit restaurant, located ina 19th-century... Read More

Yes, it’s a little on the touristy side—okay, more than a little—but this sprawling restaurant atop Victoria Peak is well worth a... Read More

A spacious, wood-accented respite from the bustling departures area, this café offers dramatic views over the runways and the South China Sea,... Read More

Order the steak tartare and a side of chef Gray Kunz’s signature house-made ketchup or sea bass in ginger bouillon while taking in the amazing... Read More

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