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ElWilly

5F, No.22 Zhongshan Dong Er Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5404 5757
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (83 reviews)
“paella” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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5F, No.22 Zhongshan Dong Er Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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161 - 170 of 289 reviews

Reviewed March 17, 2014

I researched a lot about restaurants on the Bund and wanted to look for a restaurant that had a nice view, interesting food, and reasonably priced (for the Bund). El Willy definitely had great food especially since it's not your everyday cuisine. We ordered 2...More

Thank mmcfung
Reviewed March 5, 2014

I went there because I was tired of chinese food. Well, the tapas were amazing, specially the squids. The bread was warm and tasty too! Wide selection of wines, kind employees and nice ambient. If you wanna breath Spain in China, is the right place...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed March 2, 2014

The title says everithing! Atmosphere is very very nice, modern, romantic, suitable for Group or for a date. Te view on the bund is Always beautufull! Service has been very good! The girl helped us very much explaining the menu (some times not too clear)...More

Thank Maurizio S
Reviewed February 10, 2014

I had been told many times that this place was excellent and it didn't disappoint. Great food and service with fabulous views of the Bund. I will be back.

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Food is excellent, quantities are appropriate and the views to the river are splendid. One of the best Spanish restaurants in Shanghai for sure!

Thank Olomanolo
Reviewed January 19, 2014

Located just off the Bund, El Willy's was a good option for a business dinner. Dark and atmospheric - the set menu we opted for had a bit of everything and the ingredients seemed excellent. Service was a very attentive. Recommened

Thank Richard S
Reviewed December 5, 2013

We love Movida in Melbourne and El Willy's makes my mouth water just thinking about the food. It's fresh, its tasty, it's clean and well presented, its quirky and Willy is character worth meeting. WE had lunch there in April 2013 and pre booked way...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Went to El Willy's with a group of 8. The restraurant is lovely inside and has a fantastic view of the Shanghai Pudong skyline across the Bund and river. The staff was attentive but not overbearing. The food was excellent. We ordered many dishes and...More

Thank badmire
Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is one of the most popular Spanish restaurants in Shanghai. Because it has moved to Waitan, along to the HuangPu river, it has newly acquired the beautiful scenery from the windows other than good food and lovely atmosphere which it already has had. So,...More

Thank 8Shanghai
Reviewed October 29, 2013

The place is great, with an amazing view enriched by beautiful big windows. Food is excellent for quality but do not expect big portions. Excellent for a cozy dinner of a couple of small group of friends. If you are 5-6 persons or more, you...More

Thank Sara T
Nearby
The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the
world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous
waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts
monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai
International Settlement run by the British and
Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has
endured over time and is now found in the five-star
hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$35 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5F, No.22 Zhongshan Dong Er Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighborhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5404 5757
  • E-mail
Description
“el Willy” cuisine focuses in Spanish traditional, contemporary tapas & rices with a fun twist. The structure of the menu follows the Chinese Yin Yang structure of a meal. All the food is designed to be shared family style & to be eaten comfortably with chopticks.
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