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“Outstanding!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet

Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet
Ranked #23 of 16,842 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $581 - $872
Cuisines: European, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: The Bund
Description: Conceived by Paul Pairet for over 15 years and opened in May 2012, Ultraviolet is the first restaurant of its kind uniting food with multi-sensorial technologies in order to create a fully immersive dining experience. A single table of ten seats only. A dining room of high-end technology. A 20-course "Avant-Garde" set menu. All guests sit together. The experience unfolds as a play. Food leads. Each course is enhanced with its own taste-tailored atmosphere: lights, sounds, music, scents, projection, images and imagination... And food.
Braunschweig, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Outstanding!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

This is a unique experience for all senses! Worth every penny, you will find no better and more unique dining event in Sh and probably also not in other places of the world. Also, very personal service and a staff which make you feelmthat they are proud to work for UV!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Rudi75
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Shanghai
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

We went in December 2012. It was simply an amazing night from beginning to end. The food (which is fantastic) is just a part of the whole sensurory experience. It costs alot but is well worth it. I cannot recommend Ultra Violet enough

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tim B
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Shanghai
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163 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“The Best in Shanghai!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Local food not withstanding....this is an out of this world dining experience. Pairet has done a fanatical job of creating a purely sensual experience unlike anywhere else. You will need to break the piggy to eat there and that is if you can get a reservation. 3 months out and already full. Only restaurant sure to get Michelin *** when they get done here with their guide.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank DineAboutWorld
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Shanghai, China
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Truly an experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

If you are looking for a memorable place to celebrate a special occasion or life in general, this is the place to go. You will never forget this experience! Save your pennies and live it up!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank bkl0unge
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Best diner ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

I heard about UV so many times that I was hoping not to be disappointed... Whoa! Paul Pairet and his Crew were once again way beyond all what I could have expect.

We spent an excellent evening with excellent food, amazing people in a gorgeous place...

"It rocked me to my core" :)

Thanks again to all the super friendly staff !

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Thank ShanghaiJo
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