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The Food Central - CLOSED

308 Anfu Road, Shanghai, China (Huaihai Road)
021-34619071
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Cuisines: Fast Food
Neighborhood: Huaihai Road
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Neighborhood: Huaihai Road

10 reviews from our community

70% Recommend
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Very enjoyable location and restaurant for an atypical meal in Shanghai. Western cuisine of different types. You can get the typical continental breakfasts to different kind of burgers and other european (german and italian mainly) dishes. The cuisine inspires itself to these countries meals. The restaurant itself is very nice, staff is friendly. We didn't book a table, and they... More

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Shanghai
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Nice deco but the food was incredibly disappointing. Ordered the curry ramen and the noodles wasn't even properly cooked. The broth was so so and there was more garlic than vegetables. Partner's udon broth was so salty, we had to send it back. Hope it is because the chef at the noodle station just had an off-day.

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Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We were introduced to this place by friends in Shanghai. Found it to be tastefully done up with two floors and an outside area. Unfortunately, the food was so-so, perhaps due to the fact that we found it at 5 pm and there were few people in the shop. Service was very good and they were attentive. Will recommend friends... More

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Shanghai
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48 reviews 48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Food Central restaurant's section is located upstairs from the entrance counter. They have a wide menu selection of Asian and European foods. We tried the Asian, which was not bad, along with some grilled onions, which were good but too oily. The main problem is the smoke from the open kitchen. It was not pleasant. The interior design is quite... More

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Shanghai, China
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I went to this place many times. I like the decor and a little secret is the terrace that is hidden behind the second floor. They have sushi, pizza, great sandwiches and meat. The service is always great I mean waiter recognize you, they smile you just feel like home, especially Alex the manager is always smiling and will stop... More

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Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Rather newly opened, this is a good place to go. Located on the popular Anfu Lu, we decided to try for lunch. We didn't book and were lucky to get some seats at the sushi bar. All other tables were fully booked. Portions are pretty big. Food is fresh. Mix of western/asian flavours. Relaxed atmosphere. Far from all other 'free-flow-brunch'... More

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China
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Not sure why this place is down as #412 best place in shanghai. Yes shanghai has many lovely eats for tourists to visit, but living there for 6 months there was seldom a weekend I wasn't in this place for brunch. I never went here in the evening so this is strictly a lunch review. Food central serves a whole... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

FOOD CENTRAL 308 Anfu Rd., near Wukang Rd. Shanghai website: thefoodcentral-shanghai.com A recent entry in the restaurant frenzy that has overtaken formerly forlorn Anfu Lu, Food Central seems to strive to have something for everyone. The ground floor of the multi-storied dining space offers sandwiches, pastas and other comestibles---to take away or eat in at casually scattered tables in the... More

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