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Zen Cafe

LuWan District XingYe Road 118 2 Floor, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5382 2070
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (2 reviews)
“cantonese” (3 reviews)
“vegetables” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
LuWan District XingYe Road 118 2 Floor, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

It's upstairs very much like a Chinese restaurant but they have tried to jazz it up. All local families there and business people, in the pedestrianed area. Menu on the tablet in Chinese there is English version but we did need help from one of...More

Thank Sophia P
Reviewed June 16, 2016

It was the end of a meeting and we were celebrating. We over ordered but that's not so major a problem when the food is good. We had a half lobster, a king prawn, beef steak, a vegetable dish, a soup, beef and vegetable (should...More

Thank Panguin
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We got off our Doubledecker bus hop on and off at stop 9. The area is lovely to wander with the traditional style buildings. Lots of restaurants to choose from but we wanted traditional food. They had an ad for Dim Sum. Restaurant is decorated...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed March 10, 2016

It was a dinner of 4 and we had a vegetarian amongst us. The vegetarian dishes we ordered was superb and we could dine on that alone! The offering is a mix style of various Chinese regions but seems more with southern Cantonese bent (it...More

Thank Melvin M
Reviewed December 3, 2015

love the food, service needs some improvement. take a walk around the surroundings. reservations recommended and ask for the window booths.

Thank Juniversals
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Main Dining area is on the 2nd floor. Very popular Cantonese style restaurant. Good environment for couples, business, or friends gathering.

Thank touchdownjj
Reviewed February 21, 2015

I took the Cantonese food there, very delicious. The quality was much better than the one in Hong Kong. Curry crab, stuffed chicken wing, duck..Very very good. Remember to make a reservation even on weekdays.

Thank IHoHongKong
Reviewed December 10, 2014

If you're fed up with Shanghai cuisine, Zen Restaurant in Xin Tian Di (the New World) would be a good choice. Its Cantonese barbeque and sea food dishes are highly recommended. On top of that, its “morning tea” desserts (Dim Sum) are also the “must”....More

2  Thank Zhao55
Reviewed October 31, 2014

good quality Chinese food in a westernised area with plenty of choice just watch out for the chillies though they can be lethal

Thank adrian b
Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This coffee shop is on Madang road next to Simply Thai. We had a short break there on a Saturday. It can seat about 16 people total. There is no food other than some cakes, etc. Someone mentioned they had dinner upstairs. I don't think...More

Thank vnishith
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a
carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled
with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area
below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most
fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can
afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and
shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park
provides the area with green space and is also home to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: LuWan District XingYe Road 118 2 Floor, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighborhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5382 2070
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