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The Camel

$$ - $$$
Former French Concession
American, Bar, British, Pub, Australian
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1 Yueyang Road, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6433 2917
09:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there last friday after the renovation The place was big and a lot of big tables for sharing. More games to choose from dart billiard table tennis and etc. aside from the big screen to watch games. It was holiday but they were very busy.food was good we had Tacos mojitos and beer.Service is good even though they... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I've been a regular at The Camel since it opened in the run-up to the 2010 World Cup. Over the past 6 years it has been my go-to place to watch English Premier League football. The beers available on tap have improved dramatically over that time, a big plus. The food side of things is more dicey. Prices have gone... More 

Thank pleckerling
Shanghai, China
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for 5 years... Couldn't be happier with food and drinks. Sometime around 2 years ago pizza got like twice smaller, prices went up, service went down. Last time we went was a disaster : French fries were like 2 days old, burger was tasteless, and Carlsberg beer wasn't drinkable ( super bitter, waitress said that it... More 

Thank Anna T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went to watch the Warriors and all blacks rugby games. It showed both games and other sports as well! The service was very good even though it was very busy. We had food and drinks and we were very satisfied!

Thank mollyfox88
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you want to hangout with/ in an Aussie Sports Bar in Shanghai, then this is a great start. There is always an AFL game playing on one of the many large screens, and day or night, weekday, or weekend, there is a croud of Aussies cheering. They have an OK selection of beer that is always cold. There is... More 

Thank Joseph V
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I go to the Camel every time I'm in Shanghai. The Guinness Stew is to die for. I love sitting there watching Rugby although I don't understand the game yet, but the food and drinks are great. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Wnlvr22
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Go to Shanghai Brewery instead. If there were a way to rank zero, I would. This place is such a horrible place run by people who care nothing for their customers. I won't waste time getting into details but their food is mediocre, drinks are overpriced, and staff insanely rude. Plus, over entitled non-Chinese (white Brits) staff are horrible to... More 

Thank Jordan H
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Great sports bar, all major games usually played. Food can be a bit pricey but they do have promotions running throughout the week. Happy hour deals are quite worth it, imported beer for RMB 25, Wednesday night are Burger Nights (Burger with a pint for RMB50). If you're Australian and craving some pub food, this is the place to be.... More 

Thank Garrettwang
Shanghai, China
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Camel is at the bustling bar street at Yueyang Lu. Massive selection of bottles and draft, Western menu, special events for large sporting events, private room in the back for parties, screens everywhere you look.. the menu is interesting.. they also provide Indian food like samosas and curry with rice and roti.. friendly staff.. the waiters like to have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Went there with a couple of other backpackers to watch the AFL which was on a few screens including different games. They were also showing Rugby and Football / Soccer. If you get a chance, get there early and have a look at the nearby area too. The Shanghai brewery was nearby and plenty of other good bars and restaurants.

Thank Haydn F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, British, Pub, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Yueyang Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6433 2917
Amazing sports bar where you can watch the game on the big screen while enjoying great food and choose from a huge selection of beer.

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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