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Lingo Restaurant and Wine Bar

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Neighbourhood:
People’s Square
French, European, Wine Bar
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1/F, Ciro's Plaza, No.388 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6334 5066
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Sydney, Australia
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204 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I have been here many many times before and they always provide great service and a fantastic dinner. Wine list is excellent. I'll be back on my next Shanghai trip.

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Thank BigWayneD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We got to Lingo following the good reviews here on TripAdvisor. Since it was Sunday evening, the restaurant was very quiet. As we sat down, a welcoming French host greeted us and provided some good recommendations on menu items. When we asked about a "green salad", which the restaurant does not have on its menu, he immediately said it was... More 

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Thank Eldad L
Shanghai, China
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

My wife and I went here yesterday for lunch. The food was excellent. Before coming to the food, a few words about the restaurant itself. It is located in Ciro's Plaza, an office building just off Peoples Park. It is close to Shanghai Theatre and other attractions. Location-wise, it is good. The restaurant is decorated in Bistrot style and allows... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

I've been to Lingo a few times. It's been a while, I have to go back soon. The restaurant is cozy and relaxed. Sometimes I go alone or with a friend. We usually have friendly and efficient service. I order a cheese fondue. It is decadent and takes you to heaven and back. So far, I've tried the steak, the... More 

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Thank Wisetrotette
Singapore, Singapore
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1,066 reviews
814 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

The eatery was crowded and most diners were not there for restaurant week but were regulars. We had the tuna and French pate for starters and the tuna was especially good. We both had the duck penne as mains, and the dish was tasty too. The desserts were so-so though, and the chocolate mousse was not that good. We also... More 

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Thank orator11
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

Sadly I cannot support the earlier reviews of this restaurant. We chose to dine at lingo bistrot having eaten at the owners other restaruant in Suzhou ( which was outstanding!) We ate on the Monday evening of the spring break which may have impacted the service - but it was truly dreadful . We ordered beer - didn't have ANY... More 

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1 Thank russkat22
上海
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014

i went to the restaurant with my gf,there are very good food and good service.the beef tastes so good.the salad is too much vegetables i love it.i will come again.

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Shanghai, China
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

Been there many times for both lunch and dinner. Set menus are very affordable and what you have in your plate is really good value. I took the duck, really tasty and delicious. What I like the most is the lamp on the ceiling. Dessert I took the chocolate fondant. So nice.

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Thank Sherry Y
Hong Kong, China
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2013

This is a fantastic restaurant. It has one of those menus where you want everything on it because it all sounds so good! The ambience is nice and the staff are friendly and polite. The food was delicious and the wine selection was very good for China. The best thing about this restaurant is its value for money. The food... More 

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Auckland
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

This restaurant is in a shopping centre just off Peoples Square. The menu is authentically French and very well priced - RMB118 for a 2 course set menu including a generously portions steak. Ambience and Service were also very good and there was a decent cocktail and wine list. All up a meal for 2 was RMB502 including 2 cocktails... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
French, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/F, Ciro's Plaza, No.388 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6334 5066

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

Staying in People’s Square

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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