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CHAR bar and grill

No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
+86 21 3302 9995
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
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1 - 10 of 466 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Char bar with some colleagues during a work trip to Shanghai. We were looking for somewhere to start our evening in style and we found it. The bar is above the Hotel Indigo and as we stepped out of the lift and...More

Thank EmersonSRD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I visit Shanghai, Char is on the agenda. The restaurant has amazing food with a view and atmosphere to match. The Chef de cuisine Will is a gentleman and the staff are friendly and there when you need them; not when you don't...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the evening didn't start that well (it took them all of 20 minutes to ask if we wanted a drink or water - seriously poor immediate impression!), it did improve overall. The shared charcuterie with Iberico ham, etc, while a little small was well...More

Thank Lars O
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lars O we appreciate that you took the time to write down a review for CHAR dining and Bar, I am very sorry that you have a bad start of your evening and I will talk to our restaurant manager and make sure that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food in here was excellent really really good. The atmosphere nice and the staff really friendly and helpful. The steaks were delicious and served really well. I strongly recommend this restaurant for dinner in shanghai if you feel like a fancy night out with...More

Thank Jaime G
Willmer C, CHAR Dining Head chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jaime G We are delighted to hear that you and your guest have a great experience with us at CHAR dining, and of course i am very happy that your experience was great. I will make sure that both my front of house and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy spectacular view of Pudong skyscrapers. While you enjoy your meal with drinks. Start open from 5pm so you may watch the sunset from here. Reservation is highly recommended.More

Thank sarunrath36
Willmer C, CHAR Dining head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI sarunrath36 Thanks a lot for a great review about our CHAR Bar, I am completely agreed with you and enjoying a drink and some snacks from the bar while looking at the sunset from what it is to me one of the best views...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I agree with another that the high reviews are overrated. Overall, the experience was good because of the friends we were with, however, the service was slow and the food was average for the price. There are so many amazing restaurants in Shanghai that if...More

Thank Cfamof4
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Food, wine, service, atmosphere and view are all very impressive. Special thanks to Char's manager James who gave us such a great night there.More

2  Thank Wang J
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI Wang J Sometime is great to get one of those reviews where you can see that you have make a great effort on delivering a good experience and such a little comments came amen your day. I will make sure that James our CHAR...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Saw lots of good reviews and wanted to try this place out. Disappointed.I ordered a burger that came 20 mins later. Waiter was asking me is that all am i going to eat? Maybe he felt i needed to eat more? Prices are crazy and...More

2  Thank DNeshJ
Willmer C, CHAR dining head chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi DNeshJ thanks for taking the time to write a review about CHAR dining and bar. First my most sincere apologies for the delay in replying to your review but i was away for a while and just now i have manage to get the...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for a date and it was really nice. Great food and a staff that could speak proper English. Good a quiet place to go and enjoy food and a drink, not to mention the amazing view.

Thank Emma J
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Emma J We appreciate your review and we are very happy that you have a great experience with us at CHAR, I will make sure that i share your comments with the team. Looking forwards to see you on your next visit Sincerely

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Amazing Bund views. The service is not very Chinese and very attentive. The seating and decor of the bar is beautiful. Its pricey but worth it!More

Thank Teacher2014
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hi Teacher2014 Thanks for taking the time to write a review about CHAR dining and Bar, I am very happy to hear that you have a great time on our bar and that the service was satisfactory and attentive. We are looking for seeing you...More

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Brooke B
22 June 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi Booke B Definitely we have our terrace open during the whole year, please let me know if there is something in particular that you are looking for, or if you would like to see our events menus for the bar. sincerely
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Kristen C
12 March 2017|
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Response from Shanghai_Indigo | Property representative |
Greetings Although Char, located on the 29th floor of the hotel Indigo in Shanghai is considered the finest steakhouse in Shanghai. To answer your question we pride ourselves on the quality of our steaks and not with the... More
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ahmet_solmaz
22 February 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi there Sorry for the late reply, please let me know how many people and at what time you would like to come. I am sending you the menu tonight Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$46 - US$122
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > South Bund
  • Neighbourhood: South Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3302 9995
  • E-mail
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