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Address: No.1101 Hunan Rd, Shanghai 200010, China
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This book shop and cafe is not easy to find, but well worth it! It is cozy and quiet and has a beautiful garden to sit and relax. They have a small daily menu with breakfast and... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This book shop and cafe is not easy to find, but well worth it! It is cozy and quiet and has a beautiful garden to sit and relax. They have a small daily menu with breakfast and lunch options. I had a delicious fresh salad with duck breast and some nice Chinese tea.

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Reviewed 24 October 2015

hidden at a crosspoint in old format french-district. This is an interesting coffeeshop. it doesn't have any specific rules on how it is designed, arranged etc. it all looks random, but it still works. The place does give a very cozy feeling. there are outdoor seating where some cats keep you company. they serve more than just coffee, you can... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I’ve been living near this hidden spot for 5 years and i don’t really know why I didn’t visit it before. However it has been my brunch spot for a while since that vintage-like cafe/bookstore capture my eye. The place is quiet, clean and the vintage decorations make it cozy and comfortable. The garden is a must and I enjoyed... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

It's hard to find but well worth the effort. The staff spoke great English when I visited. Free hot water for tea refills. A great bookstore and cafe.

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Thank Antonius W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2013

It's very close to the Shanghai Library Metro Station. A very quiet vintage cafe with jazz playing and 2 cute cats. Great to read or chat (quietly) with friends. Love this place. Food are ok. I ordered tea everytime since it can be refilled.

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