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Jin Lu

No.59 Maoming South Road, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6445 1717
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good54%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
24 Jun 2017
“Superb dinner ”
2 Oct 2017
“Style Outranks Flavor”
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Chinese, Asian
No.59 Maoming South Road, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had a late lunch here one day on September 14, 2017. Ordered beef with peppercorn sauce, bean curd with crab and egg white, baked vegetables in parchment, rice. Beef was a poor cut of meat and very fatty and chewy. Baked vegetables were good, but...More

Thank Ginacucina
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing food , extensive menu , beautifully served . Modern shanghainese cuisine with some interesting combinations . Delicious food and sauces . Spicy beef amazing .Service is good and quick. Great location and Art Deco building . Certainly worth a visit for lunch or dinner.

Thank Agmsoton
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Among the Shanghainese, this is a renowned restaurant serving very traditional Shanghainese dishes. We had a very good experience from this restaurant. The staff takes good care of you, and the food is very good.

Thank AnonymousNorway
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by local to try the restaurant which is a joint venture with Tung Lok restaurant group from Singapore. It is set within French concession quarters and has chic setting. We tried the roast duck, noodle, prawns. Service was great although the wine list...More

Thank Szewee1968
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Convenient location, very popular among local people, staff were quick responses, food was very very good, especially, crab and shrimp!! Although it was noisy due to the big dinner of local families last night, we were satisfied with our dinner.

Thank yasutomos
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is the first meal I had in Shanghai. At first, I was not expecting much from a restaurant serving modern cuisine because it often fails to amuse my palate. Surprisingly, I was very satisfied with almost all the dishes that were served to us...More

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

On the ground floor of the famous Jin Jiang Hotel in Old Shanghai, this restaurant caters to Westerners by putting a modern presentation on and tempering the flavor (read less 'exotic' preparations on individual plates) of classic dishes. Quality is 'top notch' and service and...More

Thank SquareBear205
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Superb modern Chinese and shanghainese cuisine , beautifully presented , excellent service and smart Art Deco surroundings . Eaten here many times and always a great culinary experience .

Thank Agmsoton
Reviewed 19 November 2014

The Chinoise story takes traditional Chinese foods and reinterprets them for a fine dining experience. For example, at our most recent meal for our anniversary, I ordered an appetizer that was a take on Peking Duck. It was roasted duck, crispy skin, foie gras, cucumber,...More

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Jin Lu - The Chinoise Story is located in the Jin Jiang Hotel in central Shanghai. The hotel is set in a quiet courtyard fronted by a gorgeous lawn with many mature trees. It was also the hotel that foreign dignitaries and celebrities stayed in...More

Thank John B
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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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.59 Maoming South Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6445 1717
Tel 85791717
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