[Shanghai] Café del Volcán

Café del Volcán Add: 80 Yong Kang Road, Shanghai 永康路80号 Tel: +86 156 1866 9291 Website: cafevolcan.com Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-8:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB26-46; [pastry] RMB12-32 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Definitely – See my second visit for more coffee and more photos! – You may recall my fascination with the single origin coffees at Sumerian. While I haven’t had a chance to go…

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[Shanghai] Strictly Cookies

Strictly Cookies Add: 93-C North Xiang Yang Road, Shanghai 襄阳北路93-C号 (and other locations) Tel: n/a Website: strictlycookies.com (delivery available) Price: [cookies] RMB12-15 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Yes Strictly Cookies offers some of the best American (read: sugary and fattening) cookies in Shanghai. Mostly delivery based, it has only two stores, which offer a long-standing buy-4-get-1-free promotion. Their cookies…

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[Shanghai] Cuivre

Cuivre Add: 1502-1 Middle Huai Hai Road, Shanghai 淮海中路1502号 Tel: +86 (21) 6437 4219 Hours: [brunch] Sat-Sun 12:00pm-2:00pm; [dinner] Mon & Tue-Sun 6:00pm-10:30pm Price: [3-course brunch] RMB198 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Yes For me, Cuivre offers one of the best brunch deals in Shanghai. For RMB198, you get a non-alcoholic drink (juice, smoothie, coffee, tea) and your pick of any 3…

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[Shanghai] Grains

Grains Add: 202 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路202号 Tel: n/a Hours: Mon-Thur 8:00am-6:00pm, Fri-Sun 8:00am-7:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB25-50; [pastry] RMB12-35 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Yes Since Farine was experiencing some problems with their espresso machine and I didn’t get the latte I was looking forward to, I went down the street to Grains, a relatively new café by…

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[Shanghai] Farine

Farine Add: 1/F Ferguson Lane, 378 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路378号,武康庭1楼 Tel: n/a Website: farine-bakery.com Hours: Mon-Thur 7:00am-8:00pm, Fri-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm Price: [pastry] RMB20-45; [viennoiserie] RMB14-20; [coffee] RMB30-40 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Yes Unless you go early in the morning or late in the evening, there is guaranteed to be a line outside Farine, the famed French bakery on…

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[Shanghai] FUMI Coffee

FUMI Coffee Add: 215 Fu Min Road, Shanghai 富民路215号 Tel: n/a Hours: Mon-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB25-42; [cake] RMB35 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Definitely FUMI is a brand new café on Fu Min road. It opened its doors less than a week ago and is still in soft opening. I visited during its first weekend and was…

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[Shanghai] Sumerian Specialty Coffee

Sumerian Specialty Coffee Add: 415 North Shan Xi Road, Shanghai 陕西北路415号 Tel: +86 135 6475 5689 Website: sumeriancoffee.com Hours: Mon-Sun 7:30am-7:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB24-48; [bagelwich] RMB40-65 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Definitely! Sumerian is a specialty coffee shop on North Shan Xi Road brought to us by the same owner as Boom Boom Bagels. Sumerian offers all of…

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