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5F, No.22 Zhongshan Dong Er Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5404 5757
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (81 reviews)
“paella” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
5F, No.22 Zhongshan Dong Er Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went in a group of seven and we opted for the tasting menu for RMB 698. The chef prepares tapas as he wishes, among which included pata negra, sea urchin, mussels, burrata, fois gras, suckling pig and various other delicacies. Views of the Bund are...More

Thank CurlySevenSeas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanna visit again. It has a nice view and good vibe. Food is tasty. You will not be dissapointed if you order any dish.

Thank Eun Hee H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Way back when El Willy was in it's previous location it was a regular stop for me. This was my first visit to their Bund location. The view is truly one of the best Bund views available. I arrived with 2 other guests to a...More

1  Thank Toddb62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It offers good food with nice view. If you want to have a window seat, reservation is mandatory. And window seats for two shows better view than seats for 4

Thank SjeongLee
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

You really need a group of 4-5 people to fully appreciate the variety of this place. They have a lot of good tapas on the menu but the truffle balls were my favorite, actually had to order second round on these bad boys even though...More

Thank Todd F
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were three people for dinner. Gary served us and made some suggestions that were fantastic. The Salmon with Truffled Honey was an absolute must have. Fois Gras with a sensational Apple liquid incorporated into a cracker like container with a piece of fresh Fois...More

Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This restaurant was a great break from the Chinese we had been eating. Very vegetarian restaurant at a fine dining establishment that didn't take itself too seriously. The ambience is great with a fantastic view of the Bund/River area. Must try dishes include the avocado...More

Thank Vittoria M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

With a nice view on the bund from this restaurant located at fifth floor, the cuisine served is a fusion cuisine with spanish inspiration.

Thank Kaja S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We have been coming to El Willy for years. The food is great for spanish tapas and drinks. Their Paella is solid, shrimp small plates great and if they still have it on the menu I'd recommend the truffle bomb (beef). Intense but worth it....More

Thank olydan1
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our dinner at ElWilly was probably the best Spanish tapas we have eaten. We ordered patata bravas, octopus, ham croquettes, chorizo, a mint salad, gambas, creme catalan and a pitcher of sangria. Everything was delectable and the beautiful view of the Bund from the restaurant...More

Thank travelbug_July1968
The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the
world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous
waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts
monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai
International Settlement run by the British and
Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has
endured over time and is now found in the five-star
hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive
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Hi, Does El Willy Shanghai have a rooftop or open air dining?
11 April 2017|
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Response from westphillyboy | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately, no :-(
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5F, No.22 Zhongshan Dong Er Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighbourhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5404 5757
  • E-mail
“el Willy” cuisine focuses in Spanish traditional, contemporary tapas & rices with a fun twist. The structure of the menu follows the Chinese Yin Yang structure of a meal. All the food is designed to be shared family style & to be eaten comfortably with chopticks.
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