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CHAR bar and grill

No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
+86 21 3302 9995
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  • Average8%
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, European
PRICE
$$$$
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No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
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1 - 10 of 483 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a few drinks in the bar. Beers are served quickly but you only get a glass of you specifically ask for it. They stopped serving Bombay Saphire Gin. We had a very nice table in the restaurant and service was very friendly. Two of...More

Thank Klaus E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dinner started great with excellent design of the restaurant and excellent service. They provided different type of salts and knives which I found was a great idea! Unfortunately the meat revealed to be not as good and exquisite as we thought. The fillet was...More

Thank ericbengo
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Great view on the bund , especially from the top level terrace and at night when neon lights are doing their work.

Thank SDK164
Willmer C, CHAR Bar and Grill Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi SDK164 thanks a lot for your great comments, as well is one of my favorites places to enjoy the view of the city! a must when visiting Shanghai! Sincerely CHAR Bar and Grill Head Chef

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A few people recommended Char at indigo hotel for the view and steak. The view is nice but the steak is very average and super overpriced. The service is decent but the decoration is tasteless and doesn't match the view or the prices. The table...More

Thank DecoWorldTraveler
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi DecoWorldTraveler thanks a lot for your review, I am very sad to hear that you did not have a great experience, I understand that on this occasion things where not there to make sure that you have a great night, I will have a...More

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing view and nice place but worse service ever. There are maybe 8 customers and 5 waiters and a bar tender... just standing to talk to eachother while there is 0 pro active ness - drink is empty for 20 minutes... - took also 10...More

1  Thank Tom V
Willmer C, CHAR Dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Hi Tom V I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience on our bar on your last visit. I have already informed the Bar manager and he will deal with this issue straight away, I completely understand your concern...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Had business dinner here, recommended as an easy place for European/Asian meeting. Surprisingly low level of English with several staff. Drinks not served in time and difficulties understanding our order. Steaks good but very expensive; price/performance nowhere near e.g. anywhere in the US. Great views...More

1  Thank P H
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Hi P H Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review about CHAR dining, I am devastated that on this occasion you experience was not to your expectations. I am very sorry that you have issues with the service and I will...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Wonderful steaks, amazing view, stylish interiors and great service! What can you ask more?... Well, maybe a more reasonable price list, actually it is now becoming really too expensive.More

Thank emanuele c
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Emanuele C Thanks a lot for your great review, Is always a pleasure to hear that our guest have a great experience at CHAR dining. As you might know we only rely on the best available products in the city and we do our...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Char Dining is an elegant low light restaurant, with a calm ambience. The clientele are mostly business and hotel guests. It's a full á la carte and quite $$$. For instance a small glass of modest quality Malbec is about $10. If you are vegetarian...More

Thank John_Wildgoose
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Hi john_Wildgoose Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review for CHAR Dining SteakHouse, I am very happy that you and your guest have a great time with us. I am sorry that you did not find enough suitable options that could...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Incredible view of Pudong. We order a steak sampler with 3 different cuts and a foie gras. Amaizing experience, including the knife and salt selection.More

Thank Ernesto W
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi Ernesto W Thanks a lot for your review, I am very happy that you and your family have the opportunity to enjoy our best tasting plate, as this is designed for guest to be able to feel and taste the difference from the different...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Char continues to set the bar high for the best grill in Shanghai with exceptional produce. This my 3rd visit in 2 years I took part in an excellent beef cooking class. An opportunity not too be missed if you get the chance. Informative and...More

Thank kodix
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Hi kodix I am delighted to hear that you have a great time on our beef master class, on my opinion is important for meat lovers to be able to have an understanding of what a great steak stand for and how to be able...More

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Binal P
26 November 2017|
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Response from steve m | Reviewed this property |
email address on website.
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JAMarion
14 October 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
very sorry for the delay in replying to you Yes, if you would like me to handle your reservation please drop me an email or just sent me a private message and we will organize it.
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Brooke B
22 June 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi Booke B Definitely we have our terrace open during the whole year, please let me know if there is something in particular that you are looking for, or if you would like to see our events menus for the bar. sincerely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 46 - USD 123
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, Shanghai 200010, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > South Bund
  • Neighbourhood: South Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3302 9995
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