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155 Jian guo zhong Lu No 39 | Tianzifang, Shanghai, China
021-64670100
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: seasonal fresh cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average meal and service to a high price

Our meals at this place was very average, and quite disappointing to the price. My tenderloin steak were simply served with french fries, despite the menucard stating that salad would also be included. Our cheese platter, which we ordered as an appetizer, arrived together with our main course.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2014
Anders B
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New Delhi, India
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Shanghai, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Living in Shanghai can be pretty exhausting ! Pollution, Noice, local food overdose ... Trust me, going to Origin is the best thing to energize yourself and eat real FRESH FOOD. They have many kind of dish (Gluten free, Vegetarian...) and organic wines ! I can't be bored about their amazing and famous avocado bean salad ! I always order... More 

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Small restaurant on 2 floors. Wood decoration with a mix of old and modern. It's a good place for business lunch or romantic dinner. Food taste good, service is not fast but staff is very warm hearted and smiling.

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Shanghai, China
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As we waited to order, the other group in the cafe were waiting on drinks which we saw were just waiting on the bench as the waitress continued cleaning cutlery (which she had been doing for some time). When the man went up to get his own coffee, he was told to sit down and that she would bring it... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Right in the middle of Tian Zi Fang area this restaurant serves the freshes and healthy food. Try the bean salad and they have a buy 1get 1 free on vegetaruan dish every monday. i am sure i will be back on this restaurant.

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New Delhi, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our meals at this place was very average, and quite disappointing to the price. My tenderloin steak were simply served with french fries, despite the menucard stating that salad would also be included. Our cheese platter, which we ordered as an appetizer, arrived together with our main course.

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Brisbane
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a great little bistro in the French Concession. Good atmosphere, friendly staff, although their English is not so good, but ordering is made easy with photos of the menu and a numbering system, perfect for us foreigners whose Mandarin is a little rusty. The food is fresh, tasty and good value. Service is a little slow, but if... More 

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Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We stumbled across Origin, looking for Brunch/lunch and were very pleased we came here. Great menu, kids menu, fresh juices, and a healthy selection of food. Coffee was very good, and the size of the meals were very good value. Service and time was not speedy, but when the food arrived it is obvious why, as they presentation and quality... More 

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Shanghai, China
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I have eaten an evening meal here, as well as a Sunday brunch. Both meals were enjoyable, and refreshingly healthy, but not spectacular. The brunch took quite a while to arrive, and when it did it had a slice of bacon on it which I had asked not to have, since I am vegetarian. However the French owner did personally... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

set lunch was nice, the french owner was nice and his friend's suggestion of another restaurant for dinner was nice. thanks

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Shanghai
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I recently went here with a group of friends for dinner. We sat upstairs to eat which is small, cosy with a nice atmosphere. The stairs are quite dimly lit so be careful. I had soup to start which was good but only luke warm. The fish main course was very nice. The service was good and the waiting staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 155 Jian guo zhong Lu No 39 | Tianzifang, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Dapuqiao
  • Neighborhood: Dapuqiao
  • Phone Number: 021-64670100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

seasonal fresh cuisine

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