Foreign Restaurants in Shanghai

Top 10 French Restaurants in Shanghai

Bread Shanghai has many restaurants serving authentic French food. Chefs of some restaurants are highly praised by the Michelin Guide, an authoritative guidebook offering comments to high-class chefs, restaurants and hotels in France and also on a world level. These top 10 French restaurants in Shanghai, many of which are located at the Bund along the Huangpu River, have comfortable dining environment. Their attentive service makes it an expensive dining experience. If you would like to try some wine, champagne or brandy, the cost would be much higher.

1. Jean Georges

Jean Georges on the Bund offers a romantic environment, excellent service and authentic French food. Every dish is made like an exquisite piece of artwork. The set menu at noon and brunch on weekends are worthy and less expensive. Goose liver, steak, veal, lobster, salmon and various desserts are recommended dishes to taste.
Average cost per person: CNY1,100
Location: 4F, No. 3, East Zhongshan 1st Road, Huangpu District (near Guangdong Road)

2. La Seine

Chinese name: 塞纳 (sài nà)
La Seine is on the list of top 10 French restaurants in Shanghai. The tasty food, comfortable environment and melodic music make dining a wonderful experience in La Seine. The recommended dishes are goose liver, steak, mutton chop, smoked salmon, oyster and potato paste. Various desserts also should not be missed, such as caramel pudding, Tiramisu and cheesecake.
Average cost per person: CNY240
Location: No. 19, Foreigner Street, Lane 3338, Hongmei Road


3. Jade on 36

Pan-Fried Beef Steak with Black Pepper
Pan-Fried Beef Steak with Black Peppe
Chinese name: 翡翠36餐厅 (fěi cuì 36 cān tīng)
Jade 36 on the 36th floor of Pudong Shangri-la Hotel has a nice view of the Bund and Huangpu River. It serves creative French dishes with delicate looks and savory tastes. If you order the set menu, 15% service fee is needed.
Average cost per person: CNY700
Location: 36F, Grand Tower (Zi Jin Ge), Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, No. 33, Fucheng Road, Pudong New Area (near Mingshang Road)

4. Chartres Restaurant

Chinese name: 夏朵餐厅 (xià duǒ cān tīng)
The quiet Chartres is one of the best French restaurants in Shanghai. It offers diners a good environment to taste French food, becoming one of the top 10 French restaurants in Shanghai. The pre-dinner bread is very delicious. The recommended dishes are fried goose liver, steak, cream & mushroom soup and smoked salmon. Desserts such as cheesecake, chocolate cake and Tiramisu are also good.
Average cost per person: CNY200 - CNY250
 Dingxiang Branch
Location: No. 855, Huashan Road, Xuhui District (near West Fuxing Road)
 West Fuxing Road Branch
Location: No. 268, West Fuxing Road
 Fudan University Branch
Location: No. 301, Zhengmin Road
 Tianshan Branch
Location: Room 408, 4F, Bingu Square, No. 341, Tianshan Road

5. PARI's Shanghai

Salad Chinese name: 巴黎上海法国餐厅 (bā lí shàng hǎi fǎ guó cān tīng)
PARI's Shanghai is decorated like a classical European palace. Diners can enjoy the delicate and delicious French dishes while listening to the dulcet music broadcast by the antique phonograph. The cheese & garlic bread, cream & cauliflower soup, mushroom & duck breast terrine and pan-fried cod fish cut-let & hollandaise are recommended to taste here.
Average cost per person: CNY220
Location: B1 Floor, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, No. 425, Dingxiang Road, Pudong New Area (near Century Avenue)

6. Cuivre French Restaurant Shanghai

This is a family style restaurant offering common French dishes. It is not big, but the dishes served here are very delicious and have authentic flavor. The steak, goose liver and escargot are especially good.
Average cost per person: CNY350
Location: No. 1502, Middle Huaihai Road

7. Mr and Mrs Bund Shanghai

It serves very delicious French food. The most popular dishes are king crab legs soup and fried lobster. Filet steak is also worthy of trying. If diners celebrate birthday or anniversary here, the owner may attentively present cakes or chocolates.
Average cost per person: CNY970
Location: 6F, No. 18 The Bund, East Zhongshan 1st Road



8. La Creperie

Equipped with wooden benches, this restaurant is decorated in a style of French village. La Marin and lobster soup are the signature dishes. Crepes also should not be missed. All kinds of crepes are served here, such as flaming crepe, banana crepe, mushroom crepe, beef & potatoes crepe and ham & tomatoes crepe. This restaurant is so popular, so reservation is highly recommended.
Average cost per person: CNY160
 Taojiang Road Branch
Location: No. 1, Taojiang Road, Xuhui District (near Dongping Road)
 West Nanjing Road Branch
Location: 1F, Reel Department Store, Park Place, No. 1601, West Nanjing Road, Jing’an District (near Jing’an Park)

9.  Bistro Le Bec Shanghai

Being one of the top 10 French restaurants in Shanghai, it is exquisitely decorated to provide a great environment for diners. Fried beef fillet and braised sole fish are popular with many diners.
Average cost per person: CNY670
Location: No. 321, Xinhua Road

10. Franck Bistrot Shanghai

Average cost per person: CNY500
Location: No. 376, Wukang Road

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- Last modified on Aug. 28, 2018 -
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