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ShangHai Bao LaiNa Restaurant (Xintiandi)

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Xintiandi
German, European, Bar, Pub, Central European
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No.19-20, North Xintiandi Square, 181 Nong,Taicang Road, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6320 3935
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Shanghai, China
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447 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Summer in Shanghai and sit in the beer garden of Paulaner in Xintiandi and have a beer is a great event for an expat like me. Coming to Xintiandi and being very thirsty, my feet went almost automatically to this beer garden. I ordered a nice beer, some sausage salad and a Pretzel. Almost like in Germany. All came rather... More 

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Thank Ralf M
Shanghai, China
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

This place is a scam for tourist, absolutely over priced with terrible service....I paid 45 RMB for a bottle of Evian (33 CL), and the price of the same bottle become 65 RMB after 9.30 PM. Beverages change price after 9.30 PM, getting even more expensive, absolutely unacceptable. I asked a glass of tapped water and they refused at first,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

The place has a real nice atmosphere and the design is great and so is the location. However, the location has its price. Half litre beer locally brewed RMB 80 + tax is not cheap, but for the location it can be justified. The food, however, is absolutely disgusting. Living in Shanghai, I will continue to have beers there, but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

Very tasty food, cold beer and being in Shanghai was great. We took a ferry to get to the side of the river where this restaurant is located

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

During a recent 15 day trip through China we found this place by cheer fluke. A large flag "Munich Beer seit 1931" took our attention. 20 of went there for dinner and no surprise, every one loved it. I was the only one born and raised in Germany and can honestly say, this was the best german food I experienced... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Food and beer are overpriced. Definite tourist trap. Beer is very good though. There are better options around in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

This place has been talk of the town for years since the establishment of Xin Ten Dee. Recently, due to the resettlement of the property, there are more choices adjacent and is not so crowded as before. Honestly, this is a place of memory only. Nothing to be unusual. For food, is junk food. For Beer, is the same as... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Yes, Xintiandi is originally a French Construction! But now it has many restaurants from all over the world. But one of the steady, long existing Restaurants is the Paulaner Brauhaus here, while others are coming and leaving... You can rely on German Beer (Careful, it is stronger than the Chinese Beer!) and on the Bavarian Food served here, good quality,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Nice property. They have a kids play area which is convenient. Your kid has to be an MMA fighter to play there. The food is very mediocre at best and over priced. I won't go back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

All German food and good quality. Place is Always full and they have live music. Good mix of locals, expats and tourists visiting. Went to the Pualnare in Xintinadi, surrounded by many other bars and restaurants for a night out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisine
German, European, Bar, Pub, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.19-20, North Xintiandi Square, 181 Nong,Taicang Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6320 3935

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Xintiandi
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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