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Simply Thai - Xin Tian Di

#76 of 15,970 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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No.159 Madang Road, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 2028 2577
11:00 - 00:00
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Ghent, Belgium
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice as both the food and discrete service were excellent . They have appetizers and main dishes - but take into account that you are served everything together or the appetizer last :) ( as in many restaurants in China )

Thank Dirk V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good but a little bit spicy. The location of the restaurant is excellent - great area. Service and decoration were good.

Thank alexpi
Geneva, Switzerland
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Delicious thai food (at least for westerners tastes). Big & tasty portions. It was quite crowdy and we had to wait 45 minutes to get a table. If accepted, booking is strongly recommended.

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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The food quality is superior than other Thai restaurants that you can fin in town. It's a bit expensive for be in shanghai but I suggest to have a try. And if you want also a little bis of sweet try they coconut sago and their mango sticky rice... I will go back mano times! Enjoy your meal and ask... More 

Thank vale v
Geneva, Switzerland
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

good Thai food in Xintiandi. Maybe service could be better and also to understand that it is important to have the order in good time.

Thank ClaudeCH1228
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Went early at 4pm to avoid the lines, by 5 pm people were lined up. The decor inside is contemporary with Thai accents for a nice ambiance. I recommend the curry crab over the black pepper crab. We had some spring rolls with spicy sweet and sour sauce, a bottle of white wine, a glass noodle shrimp salad, black pepper... More 

Thank Robert B
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145 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Good location with easy access for the street Thai food is not 100% as has some Chinese influence.. but very close. Service was very good. Well priced with a good selection on the menu. Worth a visit.

Thank kiwiawayMelbourne
Louisville, Kentucky
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42 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The presentation for the papaya salad was amazing the food prices where very reasonable considering the location. If you are wanting Thai food it is a good place to go.

Thank KY1968
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Good location. When it comes to Thai food, just average. Nothing to write home about. Not sure but seems like they have no Thai chef there, just Chinese. So it shows on food quality. Average upscale fast food with price way above. Service is another issue. I know it is very critical to save on labor cost. Our server was... More 

Thank Nickolai S
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very good thai food. Large variety. Traditional thai tastes. Value for money absolutely ok. Currently closed for renovation until early November.

Thank Thomas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 44
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.159 Madang Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 2028 2577

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Xintiandi

Neighbourhood Profile
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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