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Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet

#21 of 15,970 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
European, Contemporary
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Somewhere in Shanghai, Shanghai 200070, China
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+86 21 6323 9898
18:30 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to many fabulous restaurants around the world but the experience that is UV is amazing. Without giving too much away you will be blown away by the quality of the food as well as the overall experience. Please go!

2 Thank Robert K
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

To resume, is a once in a lifetime experience, author cuisine taken to the far limits complemented with one of the best pairing I've had in my hole life. It's not just the food, but music, aromas, visuals and textures that make this not only a magnificent culinary experience, but an experience itself with its highs that tempted me to... More 

1 Thank David T
Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It's an incredible experience. The food and drink pairings were overall excellent. Mostly small bite size dishes... enough to make sure you're more than satisfied by the end of the 20 course meal. Each dish was unique and UV does a great job of telling a story by combing all 5 senses. The staff are well trained, friendly and professional.... More 

Thank its_tuc
Shanghai, China
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The price tag is insanity and I still can't believe we paid that much for this experience. However, at the same time, I've never experienced anything like this so in a sense, it was worth the price as there is nothing to compare it to. I am not a foodie nor do I go and try new restaurants or keep... More 

Thank nihaomaria
Hong Kong, China
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is liberty's because of the anticipation, attention to details and overall fun creates through the audio and visual accompaniments to the courses. The format of making it like theatre is effective and wouldn't be out of place at any arts festival. The hosts create a perfect atmosphere and a big thanks to Colin and Carlos who greeted guests... More 

Thank Brendan G
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Loved this place, it was different and quirky. Will be a place we remember. It´s an experience more than anything else and really gets all the senses going. Loved the music, the smells and the images that are projected onto the walls. We had a huge meal, each dish was amazing. Loved the Pop Rock Oyster.

Thank AdamKhoury
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is not all about fine dining but the experience itself is truly unforgettable. You will have a more deep appreciation of what you eat and drink realizing that it's more than the sense of taste but all senses combined - it does make a big difference. Exclusive dining, serving only ten guest each time makes it extra special; You... More 

Thank anncharmaine
Shanghai, China
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It took us long time to book 2 seats and the experience is not cheap but is a unique experience that is more than food and drink highly highly recommended

1 Thank Zorz65
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I was able to snag last minute access with my girlfriend because my friends who got a pair of reservations got a notification that two people were ditching their reservation. Anyway it was a last minute romantic surprise for my girlfriend now fiancé and well let's just say the food the experience all amazing. There are more staff than customers... More 

Thank eddietsai
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely something I don't want to miss on my culinary journey. Very well executed, experience for all senses

Thank Enjoy8888

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$581 - US$871
European, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somewhere in Shanghai, Shanghai 200070, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6323 9898
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.

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