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Ye Xiang TianTang Thai Restaurant

#212 of 15,975 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Former French Concession
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No. 38, Fumin Road, near Yan'an Road, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 6248 1998
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
72 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Also called "Coconut Paradise", the restaurant is easy to find, 1 block south and 1 block east of Jiang An Temple. It's a bit dark inside with red lamps and ambient lighting that provide a very relaxing and comfy environment. The food was outstanding and the devise was too. The prices are inline with Shanghai's mid-range restaurant scene, though I... More 

Thank joelgs23
Greater London, United Kingdom
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545 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Best restaurant in Shanghai. It's a Thai Restaurant named Coconut Paradise. Food is great, delicious. Big plate so tasty. I ate grilled beef I can tell you special and wok rice noodle with vegetable, never eated noodles so special. We find that place in our last day in Shanghai otherwise we will com there every evening. Not easy in Shanghai... More 

Thank CarmenAndre
Shanghai, China
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558 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2015

This one is on my private list number ONE among all Thai Restaurants in Shanghai! Point! Some years ago the Chain Restaurant "Simply Thai" in the Hongmei Road was as alternative also competitive, but their level went down a bit, so YeXiang TianTian - or Coconut Paradise is nowadays number one in Shanghai, form the atmosphere and service, as well... More 

Thank Ralf M
The Hague, The Netherlands
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122 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Coconut Paradise is one of the best places to sit outside when weather allows. You have to take precautions for the musquitos but besides that, I love to sit here as the garden is quiet. Food is good and staff friendly. Only disadvantage is they often serve the rice very later after you have had all the dishes so you... More 

Thank IlseNS
Shanghai, China
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89 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2015

This places serves very good Thai food and the location - especially sitting outside - is very nice!

1 Thank SebBud
Shanghai Region, China
Level Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2015

I love Thai food, especially in Thailand :) This place has a good selection of best Thai dishes and you can't be wrong with any choice you make. I was there many times with friends and we tasted everything. One thing that I would always have is fried rice with pineapple and seafood. It's on the sweet side and it... More 

1 Thank Pawel B
Verona, Italy
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Pretty romantic garden where to eat, I went few times with friends. Cozy place, great food and great french wine. I have had unforgettable dinners there! Even because the location is pretty good considering you are in the French Concession!..and you have a great beer bar right next to it where to head up after dinner ;)

2 Thank frakant
Lille, France
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Very nice thai restaurant in shanghai. The place is amazing, food excellent and staff is friendly. Excellent place for dinner with friends, colleagues or belovers. I recommend it and I'll go back there.

Thank Nicolas V
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2015

Coconut paradise is set on a busy street in The FC but it has clever landscaping that cuts out all the chaos outside! The food was delicious, a large menu. But Lost Heaven (same owner's)is still my favourite

1 Thank Jaynemoore007
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

I visited Coconut Paradise with friends in early May. We sat outside in a lovely garden setting. The menu was varied and the service attentive. The atmosphere was remarkably Thai for a restaurant on a very ordinary road in Shanghai. The food was good and pricing was good value. A real pleasure!

1 Thank Jayandem55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
5:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 38, Fumin Road, near Yan'an Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighborhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6248 1998

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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