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Simply Thai - Hongmei

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Neighbourhood:
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
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Minhang District Hongmei Road 3338 Nong Laowai Street 28, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 6465 8955
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm a regular diner both social and business and I've seen this restaurant grow into a good quality reasonably authentic Thai Restaurant. Staff are attentive and friendly, food covers all the popular Thai favourites across starters mains and deserts. Stand outs for me are the fresh Thai salads, Tom Yum soups and the massaman curry if you can get past... More 

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Thank Michael H
Toulouse, France
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Good Thai restaurant, I would nevertheless say it's rather standard quick food than delicate Thai one, thus not unforgettable. Well located in a very fashionable street, with an outside terrace that's enjoyable. Fairly priced, it's perfect for a quick end of day lunch around a beer, the more so as you can finish the day in the nearby bars!

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Thank Afreh
Shanghai, China
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117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I was far from being convinced the first time. Gave a 2nd chance for lunch ( instead of dinner last time) firstly the food was better ( papaya salad fresh, curry ok). I still find the price high for what it is ( 400 rmb for 2) but this time i give 4. Anyhow all prices of the street are... More 

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Thank hamelinp1972
Shanghai
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230 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Having been in this restaurant many times I was looking forward to how it may have changed four years later. The food was excellent, even better than I can remember. We loved the cold dishes as well as the hot dishes and the curries. However it seemed double as expensive than a few years ago.

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Thank RolandShanghai
Helsinki, Finland
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We came into this place quite sudden and didn't get the table immediately. But as good service they called us to come when table was ready for us. We ordered several dishes and food was tasty and very Thai like. I think still I explore new places after this place.

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Thank Jouni V
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The food tastes really good, and has strong Thai flavors. The dishes are relatively small sized. We can order 3 dishes for 2 people. My favorite dish is the soft shell crab. It tastes very unique due to the mayo and pork floss on top. The service is okay. Not great. Altogether we paid around 400 RMB for 3 people.

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Thank Zooowee
Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant in the evening and had a table outside. The atmosphere was very good and the food was delicious. Though we were 8 people we shared a lot different dishes and they were all of good quality and taste. Absolutely recommendable...

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Thank RL5000
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch there yesterday, and had so-called "rice noodles" (in English on the menu): was sick all night, so they probably cooked regular noodles instead of rice noodles - I couldn't tell the difference this time. Otherwise their food is usually very good!

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Thank Sylvie M
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner / party of 2 taking one starter combo , one curry one fish one vegtable and 2 beers. 550 rmb is way too high. The curry was just good, the fish very good and the starter combo wihout any specific interest. Nothing wrong but nothing great taking into account the price. Can find far more genuine thai... More 

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Thank hamelinp1972
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Had a great time for dinner with family. Ambiance was nice, drinks were good, food was very tasty although a little spicy. Price was OK.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minhang District Hongmei Road 3338 Nong Laowai Street 28, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
  • Neighbourhood: Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6465 8955

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle pockets that have their own unique attractions. The schools have formed pockets of international communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang. Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have built up over the years to cater to these communities. While living here means you are relatively far away from Shanghai’s usual hot spots, the large parks, spacious homes and proximity to great Japanese and Korean food keep the neighborhoods popular.
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