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Urban Thai

938 Changle Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 3250 3863
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“green curry” (6 reviews)
“thai food” (12 reviews)
“tom yum soup” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
938 Changle Road, Shanghai, China
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten here a few times and always enjoy the flavors. The friendly staff is good about asking level of spiciness so you can choose your level of fire. The menu has 2 pages of vegetarian food which is rare in Shanghai. Green tofu curry,...More

Thank Lucas E
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We booked this restaurant tonight and got a confirmation on here. Unfortunately it was closed when we arrived so my rating is only based on the fact that the booking system does not seem to be reliable, probably due to sloppy handling from the restaurant.More

Thank Roger I
Yoan L, Owner at Urban Thai, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Dear Roger, thanks for your review and pointing the problem out. We have been controlling the booking we had on that day (Thursday 5th) and seems only one came from this platform. We called the person to inform her that due to Chinese national holidays...More

Reviewed December 23, 2017

That was the most off putting Thai meal i've ever had. The larb gai was sweet.... wth? Mai arroi.. so disappointed. Som Tam..... a thai would not eat it, no flavor. Chicken cashew.....it was like chinese stir fry chicken with a couple tiny pieces of...More

Thank KyleChing
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and enjoyed the lunch set that includes one main and one drink for 59 or 69 RMB depending on what main you choose. The restaurant is very small with room for fewer than 20 people. Food was tasty - the...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

Very small and quiet place ! Really great Thai food and nice and kind owners! Coconut soup and glass noodles are amazing. Try mango rice as a dessert

Thank flower3140
Reviewed October 24, 2017

A very small restaurant which looks very local but WOW Thai .... Book if you can as only a few tables. you wont be disappointed!

Thank mat268
Reviewed August 4, 2017

I'm sorry to give one star, I don't usually do this but we were very disappointed by this restaurant. We went there because it was top rated Thai in Shanghai so it had to mean something. The place is really really small, it has like...More

2  Thank isavacchi
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

While this location is quite small (less then 10 tables) it is intimate and the food was great. The service was professional and polite. We really enjoyed our meal and will definitely return on our next visit to Shanghai

Thank Andy F
Yoan L, Propriétaire at Urban Thai, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thanks a lot for your feedback Andy... Truly appreciated

Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

A small restaurant with limited seats, but it feels nice and cosy ! The food was served pretty fast and the taste is quite good. Slightly to the salty side for the tom yum soup, but the green papaya salad was delicious. Green curry was...More

Thank leciel83
Yoan L, Owner at Urban Thai, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Leciel83, Thanks for the honest review. Next time you come if the Tom Yum is still to salty according to your taste please do not hesitate to ask the kitchen to make a new one. We will be happy to do so.

Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

อาหารไทย รสชาติปานกลาง ไม่มีอะไรพิเศษ ถูกปากต่างชาติ แต่ธรรมดามากๆสำหรับคนไทย อาหารรสชาติไทยผสมจีน ไม่ใช่ไทยแท้ This restaurant was so so for me because I order 4 dishes and taste and favor not exactly same the original.and too oily food for me.More

Thank alizbynana
Yoan L, Owner at Urban Thai, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Hello Ali, I apologize for the poor experience you had at our venue. We do our dishes according to our Thai Chef whom was born and raise in Chanthaburi. We should have asked you during the diner if it was good according to your taste,...More

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,
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March 4, 2018|
Response from Yoan L | Property representative |
Dear Sine019, the closest metro station would be the ones of ChangShu lu (line 1 or 7) or JingAn Temple (line2 or 7). please let me know if you have any other question. We will be happy to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 938 Changle Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighborhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3250 3863
You want to escape Shanghai without having to fly away for an authentic experience.Many award winning Urban Thai welcomes you to enjoy a unique taste of Thailand.Mummy, Our beloved Thai Chef (we call her that way because she is kind of our mum to all) will take care of you. Preparing traditional curries, pad thai, fish cakes… Also, Come and enjoy our famous drinks.As TimeOut said“Urban Thai makes the best Thai iced tea in Shanghai”.Step by to have a beautiful Thai experience in our little and cozy restaurant.
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