We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 12,559 Shanghai Restaurants

Ye Olde Station Restaurant

201 North Caoxi Rd | Xújiāhuì, Shanghai, China (Xujiahui)
021-64272233
Improve this listing
Ranked #731 of 12,559 Restaurants in Shanghai
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:15 am - 2:00 pm
5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Shanghai
Neighborhood: Xujiahui
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Write a Review

29 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    6
    18
    4
    0
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This restaurant is redolent of the old China and Shanghai in particular. It is in its original state and has many souvenirs of its era displayed including the personal carriages of the last emperor and empress of China. I had lunch on last Monday in the Empresses personal dining carriage which was a superb collection of eel, pork, fish, crab... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Orlando, Florida
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Service was slow and 2 servers in our section were inattative. Menu was high tech with ipad and pictures and you place your own order via the ipad. Great concept but poor excuition as server was not abailable to answer questions with error in submittng thou restauratt was half full. House chicken was small portion and braised pork with veg... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fleet, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A large Shanghaiese restaurant with a twist. You can (if you book) eat in two old railway carriages. They are plenty large enough for a group dinner and have some interesting history stuff. A nice idea if you want a private room. The food is good, but not great. However the service is a bit British Rail - nothing offensive,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shanghai
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Had a nice experience there with friends last week. The restaurant entrance is through an old convent and we were lucky to be seated in one of the train wagons situated behind the convent. Most of the times - in restaurants with these kind of themes - the food can be disappointing. However we were surprised by the authenticity of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is the promotion theme of the restaurant which, by and large, is an appropriate reflection of what can be expected of this fashionable place located in the heart of the busy Xujiahui district in Shanghai. As it's the trend these days in Shanghai and elsewhere in China, historic buildings like this one - a convent in olden days -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The evening my wife and I went to the restaurant, the station, or the restaurant, or whatever, was quite full of diner passengers. We were seated at one of the wagons (I believe it was the one that belonged to the Empress Dowager) and presented with an e-tablet containing hundreds of dishes to choose. The pictures and description of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This quaint restaurant serves delicious good old-fashioned local food, not nouvelle cuisine or fusion food. Price is a little on the high side but the quality cannot be faulted and portions can be substantial. The braised duck, spicy fish head and steamed vegetable buns are great comfort food during Winter. The cold dishes also help to whip up the appetite.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Refreshing place in Shanghai set in the heart of the city. This old building offers a great restaurant setting. The number of dishes is just incredible and this is good food quality / price quality. The building is historic and offers different rooms to dine in. Booking is advised and you can also eat in an old carriage.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Food varied, well prepared and presented. Modern tablets show the pictures and guide you in your choices. Waitresses and waiters are deliciaste and very attentive.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

We had drinks and dinner in early July and sat in the main restaurant. The food was great and presented very well. The service however was very slow and poor. We were presented with an iPad with not a word of direction. It took a while to navigate the menu (as it was in Chinese), and we guessed that you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Ye Olde Station Restaurant also viewed

Shanghai, Shanghai Region
Shanghai, Shanghai Region
 
Shanghai, Shanghai Region
Shanghai, Shanghai Region
 

Been to Ye Olde Station Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ye Olde Station Restaurant

Address: 201 North Caoxi Rd | Xújiāhuì, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-64272233
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xujiahui
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:15 am - 2:00 pm  5:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Shanghai

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ye Olde Station Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?