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Cha Restaurant (Si South Road)

No.30-4 Si'nan Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6093 2062
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
No.30-4 Si'nan Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

One of my fav Chinese restaurants in Shanghai. Must try: Whole fried chicken wing, Fried egg and shrimp, Curry Beef.

1  Thank Amber Z
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

cha is one of those restaurant where you can be seated at the same table with other local.... that is the surprise and fun about it. HK style restaurant.. the variety of food is big, and quality range around medium-good. after a quick visit to...More

Thank Bglaurent
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with lots of options and good food. The staff speaks just chinese, but the menu is in translated in english, indeed it makes things easier.

Thank Frederico A
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Will freely admit to not being an expert on cantonese food, but certainly wasn't blown away by anything we had here. Was decent a stodgy, and it's a lovely place if (like me) you enjoy the 1950s Hong Kong vibe they've created.

Thank PlanetByTrain
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a good, local place for Hong Kong-style food just north of Fuxing Park. I would say the food is good by Shanghai standards. But Din Tai Fung is far better.

Thank ChiChang T
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Nostalgia is the first feeling that will hit you when you step into this unassuming restaurant. It looks dirty and old to make you feel more at home with a hole in the wall restaurant in HK. Food is a bit on the pricey scale,...More

Thank chinapolarbear
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I have been living in Shanghai for many years and wanted a simple dinner. Not a good choice. Their signature chicken dish had hardy any meat. And the scrambled eggs with scrimps were too oily. There are much better options in this great city. I...More

Thank matthew98766789
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

This is a fun place to feel part of real Shanghai. Take a ticket from the lady near the door and wait your turn - she is impressively brusque! We were 2 and had to share a table. Menu is in English as well as...More

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We followed the guide book on day one and it did not disappoint. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and don't be shocked if you have to share a small table with strangers. We had two sets of people who sat with us and both...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Go when you have a hankering for Hong Kong cha chan teng food and deco. The food is almost HK good and for Shanghai that is pretty darn good. The 'nai cha' is a must have. Always a queue, but won't have to wait too...More

Thank Spikester66
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,
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.30-4 Si'nan Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6093 2062
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