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CHAR bar and grill

#28 of 11,689 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
The Bund
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29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Neadr Dongmen Roa, Shanghai 200010, China
021-33029995
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6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 30
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  • 11
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Sumptuous Experience!

Stylish decor - impeccable service - superb location - wonderful food and presentation - extensive wine list. Prepare for it to be expensive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Stylish decor - impeccable service - superb location - wonderful food and presentation - extensive wine list. Prepare for it to be expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I went to the restaurant because I knew the view would be spectacular. I had not seen the menu before I was seated, and was surprised by the prices -it was expensive even from a Norwegian perspective. But the food was good, and the view was nice.

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beijing
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One of the best stakes I had in China! The food was really good, the bread is homemade and really good. They have all these kinds of salt to choose from. It was just awesome! The service was great! Very attentive staff. The deserts were also really good, I had a banana cheese cake that was out of this world.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Since the Bund has been cleaned up, it makes a nice evening stroll. And there's no better way to end it than with a drink on the terrace at the Char bar - the view over the river to Pudong is fantastic. The food is good, but to be honest, other places in Shanghai offer amazing food at better prices:... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It has been a while since I wanted to go to CHAR without being given the opportunity. This is really a great place for fine dinner. The food is great, not only the steaks which seem absolutely amazing but also the fish (we had grilled tuna which was perfectly cooked). Service is great at European standards (which might be an... More 

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Black Creek, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We went to the Char bar to commemorate our last night in Shanghai, the staff is very friendly and accommodating. The photo ops from up there were so wonderful. The drinks were delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice View, good menu although I'm not a Steak eater as they have the best Steaks, the wine lists is fabulous

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Padua, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Char dining has been a good choice tonight. Enjoyable place offering great meat. The choice is simple: you chose the meat, then the cut and how you want it cooked. No extra flavor imposed; you can chose if you want to add the sauce or one of the 6 different salts offered. All at a good price (for Shanghai standards).

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Excellent and fabulous restaurant in Shanghai. Very beautiful view at night near the Bund; you can see the New Pudong Area, the Oriental TV

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were there with a group of colleagues and tremendously enjoyed the food and atmosphere. It can be pricy if you take the best wines and food but overall reasonable. We had salads as starters and steaks as main. Very tender and high quality. Service is excellent en very knowledgable. The restaurant is actually part of the Indigo Hotel.

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Additional Information about CHAR bar and grill

Address: 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Neadr Dongmen Roa, Shanghai 200010, China
Phone Number: 021-33029995
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Neadr Dongmen Roa, Shanghai 200010, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighborhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: 021-33029995

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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