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418 Dagu lu Jingan District, Shanghai, China
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was with my friends and was an amazing dinner, very tasty and good. The owner treat as very well and the food tasty and natural.

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Thank curvy2016
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I stopped for lunch with business associate. He had never eaten French Food before. The atmosphere is pleasant upon entering. I ordered Pork Tenderloin wrapped in Ham. My guest ordered Fish. We also both had Soup. I had the Mushroom Soup and my guest had Tomato. Judging by how fast he finished his food he seemed to like it more... More 

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India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Went there for the new brunch, it was great food with reasonable price on dagu lu, We had a good service from the two French managers. Will definitely go back!

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Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Good quality, good price, a little bit of France in Shanghai! You can find a French menu with French Bistro food. Well located and good atmosphere!

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Thank GuShan75
Shanghai, China
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a surprisingly affordable French restaurant that serves great food. I ordered an entrecote steak with sauteed mushrooms (on the side), a bottle of nice cabernet, and pot-de-creme. Delish.

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Thank shangfrancisco
Hamburg, Germany
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

....in the past. Menue became quite poor. Miss the nice salmon and mashed patatoe and other good stuff on the menue. Terrass is still nice, service is still good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

best place to chill and eat and drink like in Paris ! :) My friend lives there so she could show me around and make me discover this place. The food is very tasty, the wine as well. And now, they even have a bakery, so you can get your fresh "baguette" made by Michael. See you soon again in... More 

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Thank karyla
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

We went to Nova Cool Docks in Waima Lu, next to the Bund. The menu is quite short but the dishes are very good, real french taste. The small apertizers (Tapenade, marinated peppers, or Rillettes) are nice to wait for the main dish. The lunch menu with main+dessert is at raisonable price. Do not miss the hot chocolate cake with... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

It was a sunny day and lunch on the outdoor patio was pleasant even in 14 deg weather, other than for the cigarette smoke. We went for the 2-dish and 3-dish lunch specials, at 98 and 118 rmb respectively. The duck rillete was a little salty, but went well with the slices of french loaf, as did the pork and... More 

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Was recommended the restaurant by friends... Nice reviews outside... Food came out too quickly... A lot of the dishes were prepared... Foie gras was served on a very cold plate.... Same with the salmon... Australian tenderloin had been flatten out to cover the whole plate...overall was ok, but quality and prices need to be balanced...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Dagu lu Jingan District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an
  • Neighbourhood: Jing'an

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jing'an

Neighbourhood Profile
Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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