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Yi Cafe-Pudong Shangri-La Shanghai

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Lujiazui
Coffee Shop
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No.33 Fu Cheng Lu, Shanghai 200120, China
021-58775372
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6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Yi Cafe features 10 open-kitchens and a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere.The...
Yi Cafe features 10 open-kitchens and a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere.The walk-through design evokes a public market, while gourmet showcases and spectacular live cooking stations present delectable cuisines. Expect a wide variety of dishes from China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, Middle East as well as Europe and North America.
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Annual treat

Excellent spread where everyone is catered for. The drinks packages are a good idea but tend to push the price of the meal up alarmingly. Every station is superb and the quality is outstanding. Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Glenda P
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Shanghai, China
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Shanghai, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent spread where everyone is catered for. The drinks packages are a good idea but tend to push the price of the meal up alarmingly. Every station is superb and the quality is outstanding. Well worth a visit.

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Miami, Florida
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271 reviews 271 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

When in China, we cone to many places for 1 or 2 nights... So we try not to go wrong! This buffet experience has by far exceeded our expectations! The venue is inside the Shangri-la hotel (by the way, very good as well) on the second floor. It has plenty of staff for the quantity of tables, and service is... More 

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Shanghai, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We have been coming here for 8 years now, it has always been a pleasure. The quality from each salad leaf to Indian curry, roasts, Cantonese dishes, Thai, Japanese are superb, fresh, and well displayed. Congrats to the consistency of the very good level of quality and service. The (French?) manager sets the example to his staff, is hands on,... More 

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed on after a meeting and was not disappointed in the quality and choice of available faire. Bar and cellar were as expected, excellent and the staff both conscientious and polite with any condescension sometimes attributable to similar properties. Little to fault in this exceptional restaurant in and similarly exceptional hotel.

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Udaipur, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Had breakfast for 3 days here as part of our workshop stay. Was happy to see an Indian food counter along with mind-blowing number of other options - noodles, moroccan, breads, fruits, juices etc. The indian food was quite good - the daal on the last day was as good as back in India!

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Espoo, Finland
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116 reviews 116 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I have been here 5 times. This is maybe the best buffee, that i have ever eaten. There was many different Zones for different food e.g. Indian, Chinese, Mexican, Seafood, Candies, desert... All the food that i ate was freshly made and very tastefull. There is only one thing, that is bad - i always eat too much! ...and also... More 

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Augsburg, Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a reservation in the Yi Cafe at the Pudong Shangri-La Hotel for new years eve. We arrived there at around 7pm and the restaurant was already very busy. We got a very nice table in a more quiet section, what we really apreciated. The Service staff was overwhelmingly friendly and the floor manager showed up to welcome us.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The experience was a beautiful one. The staff at the time of our meal were outstanding. Well done guys and girls I hope this review helps . The buffet to all future customers is beyond anything you have experienced. A hint don't eat anything before you attend the buffet, you need to be hungry to enjoy all the offerings on... More 

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Shanghai, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

the yi cafe is the best buffet in shanghai it is sooo good. they have all types of food such as indian , sushi, Chinese,pasta and so much more i recommend this the bar seen is pretty good if you order a drink such as grapefruit juice you get unlimited for 2 hrs . the staff goes out of your... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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118 reviews 118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The spread of the buffet is very wide. There is something available for everyone in this restaurant. Good service

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No.33 Fu Cheng Lu, Shanghai 200120, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Lujiazui
  • Neighborhood: Lujiazui
  • Phone Number: 021-58775372

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Yi Cafe features 10 open-kitchens and a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere.The walk-through design evokes a public market, while gourmet showcases and spectacular live cooking stations present delectable cuisines. Expect a wide variety of dishes from China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, Middle East as well as Europe and North America.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:30 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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