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Simply Thai - Xin Tian Di

#82 of 15,882 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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No.159 Madang Road, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 2028 2577
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location with easy access for the street Thai food is not 100% as has some Chinese influence.. but very close. Service was very good. Well priced with a good selection on the menu. Worth a visit.

Thank kiwiawayMelbourne
Louisville, Kentucky
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The presentation for the papaya salad was amazing the food prices where very reasonable considering the location. If you are wanting Thai food it is a good place to go.

Thank KY1968
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location. When it comes to Thai food, just average. Nothing to write home about. Not sure but seems like they have no Thai chef there, just Chinese. So it shows on food quality. Average upscale fast food with price way above. Service is another issue. I know it is very critical to save on labor cost. Our server was... More 

Thank Nickolai S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very good thai food. Large variety. Traditional thai tastes. Value for money absolutely ok. Currently closed for renovation until early November.

Thank Thomas M
Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My colleagues and I had dinner in this nice restaurant in the amazing street of the "long noses" (the way we, western tourists are called here). Great food, we tasted beef (my favourite being a kind of minced beef meat skewer), chicken, crab, noodles, fish, coconut pudding. Discrete draught thai beer. An excellent funny dinner! Highly recommended!

Thank Federico G
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Amazing Authentic Thai, fresh ingredients, very tasty. Good service, reasonable prices. pleasant surrounding and atmosphere. we keep going back time after time. unbeatable value.

Thank Mark F
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Its a Nice Thai resto, on a corner in Xin Tian Di. I go now 8y to this resto and is always Nice, only Some times little crowded and Thats reflecting on the service.

Thank Bjorn R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The food is at best mediocre, tastes not close to Thai flavors. The shrimp curry had very little flavor and the squid was blant! The papaya salad lacked any spice and it was the most uninteresting salad we ever had. Service was good but they need to go to Thailand for cooking lessons, especially for the prices they charge!!!

Thank Nstamat
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Decent Thai food. Better for lunch than for dinner. Quality is good, has all the typical choices. Not a high end Thai place but a great place for a quick comfortable bite to eat. Staff are friendly.

Thank Stevemckay500
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely fantastic view of the skyline and light show of downtown Shanghai. The meal we had was a rice and pineapple/scallion pick. Our party had various other items- ranging from beef soup to rangoon--and everything was done well. I want to try this place again more locally to see how it compares to this one. My hope... More 

Thank Joe P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.159 Madang Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 2028 2577

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Xintiandi

Neighbourhood Profile
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park provides the area with green space and is also home to Shanghai Fashion Week twice a year. It’s not all glitter and glamour, though, as the rise of Danshui Road has given the Xintiandi area a shot of toned-down character. Small bars and cafes, mostly owned by locals, have people hanging out in a formerly quiet, unassuming part of the neighborhood.
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