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elEFANTE Happy Restaurant & Bar

DongHu Road 20 | Near to Huai Hai Road, Shanghai 200031, China
+86 21 5404 8085
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“cold cuts” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
DongHu Road 20 | Near to Huai Hai Road, Shanghai 200031, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On a perfect summer day, we sat outside on the patio for a relaxing lunch. I've been here several times and the food is good. We had the set lunch menu with added seafood paella. The portions weren't huge but it was more than enough...More

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and cosy place. Outside terrace is superb! Ideal place for bottle of wine & tapas :) wine was very good! We took dinner sets - compilation of tapas, main & dessert. Food disappointed. Only 2 tapas - cold cuts & avocado balls were good....More

Thank Agata R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an ideal summer cool nights dinner experience. We were a group and sat outside on the patio - such a beautiful space and loved all the elephants accessories. The food was good and cheerful - and service attentive. Loved the grilled meat plate...More

Thank wstokes1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night girls night and we all had a drink which was good and well priced. Food was overpriced for what it was. Tapas were large enough for many people. The patio is the best part of the place

Thank Teacher2014
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The best dinner I ever have in Shanghai. Amazing place, cozy terrace. Incredible food and staff super attentive.

Thank merylowny
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Had the good fortune of having a friend take us to this fantastic restaurant in Shanghai. She knew the chef, Carlos and he prepared for us an amazing 7 course tapas meal with a variety of different tastes. We loved the foie gras/w cherry and...More

Thank Andrewenespanol
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The Elefante patatas were the best. Not a lot of vegetarian options, but the ones I had were good. Omelette & tomato soup also good.

Thank mikenorthrop
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant in the backyard of a building. A very relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff make it a really good location. The food is excellent although not always typical Spanish. The wine list is also very good. In total we had a very...More

Thank stefan91088
Reviewed 28 March 2017

You know when something is just right? I came in for a glass of wine and some small bites on a friends recommendation, and my expectations were more than exceeded. The service was smart, they recommended a fantastic Rioja by the glass, and the tapas...More

Thank lynnea_p101
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Came here so many times that I can say without doubts: Elefante is just amazing! If by any chance you are in Shanghai you can't miss it!! The terrace is one of the best in town, but anyway during winter time you can enjoy the...More

Thank biba153
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: DongHu Road 20 | Near to Huai Hai Road, Shanghai 200031, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5404 8085
  • E-mail
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