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“A different dining experience in Shanghai.”

Ye Olde Station Restaurant (Former Site of Virgin Mary Convent)
Ranked #273 of 17,076 Restaurants in Shanghai
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We had drinks and dinner in early July and sat in the main restaurant.

The food was great and presented very well.

The service however was very slow and poor. We were presented with an iPad with not a word of direction. It took a while to navigate the menu (as it was in Chinese), and we guessed that you would be able to submit the order remotely, however this was not the case. For a restaurant of this standard better and friendlier assistance from wait staff was expected.

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Reviewed 21 May 2013

Located 5 minutes from Xujiahui Metro station and the vast amount of shopping centres - Grand Gateway, Pacific, Metro, 66 etc., just down the Caoxi Road, you find a little of old Shanghai on the old railway station.

The building is beautiful and has lots of character - the service is really very good and food is to a very good standard. As my hosts paid, I can’t comment on the value, but I would go back

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Reviewed 19 April 2013

A great shanghai vibe when visiting Shanghai.
Wonderful old world Shanghai decor in an old museum and with an old carriage that you can book and enjoy your meal in. Very interesting experience.
The food is delicious and the service is very good.
Mid priced food (although I suppose everything is relative) but not too bad and the atmosphere makes it worth visiting.

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1  Thank MichaelG959
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Reviewed 1 December 2012

My friend Peter invite me to this restaurant.
We had dinner in the wagon.
Beautiful place, with strong history.
the wagons were used by the Royal family before.
The service is very delicate and the food was just amazing!

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2  Thank Pierre C
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Reviewed 1 November 2012 via mobile

If you love the place which has nostalgia and history, I recommend this restaurant.
Shanghai Old Station Restaurant is former abbey in 19th century, beautiful French style architecture. On the yard, there are two trains( that's why this restaurant is named " Station") which were used by loyal family of Qing dynasty and by Dr.Sun's wife. If you get a table near the yard luckly, you can enjoy food and strange view of trains and tall building behind.
They provide traditional Shanhai food. Not impressive so much but okay.
Easy access from Xujiahui subway station.

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1  Thank Tomo0227
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