[Shanghai] The Cannery brunch

The Cannery’s brunch menu is an interesting, if not essential addition to Shanghai’s brunch scene, with a fair share of both standouts and letdowns. While the food was not as inspiring as Highline’s brunch menu, the ambiance was a lot less frantic, making it a good destination for a quieter, more laid-back brunch.

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[Shanghai] Brut Cake Café

Brut Cake Café is a charming, light-filled space sitting on a quiet intersection on Yu Yuan Road, offering a fantastic menu and a warm, inviting ambiance. Whether you’re looking for a delicious brunch with friends, a quick solo meal, or just a good cup of coffee and a quiet place to work, Brut Cake Café will deliver.

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[Shanghai] Chikalicious (2)

Chikalicious Add: Shop 106, 123 Xing Ye Road, Shanghai 兴业路123弄5号,新天地新里106单元 Tel: +86 (21) 6333 9233 Hours: [1st floor à-la-carte] Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm; [2nd floor prix-fixe] Wed-Sun 2:00pm-9:00pm Price: [à-la-carte] RMB58-98; [3-course prix-fixe] RMB188+10% Visited: June 2016 Will return: Yes Half a year has gone by since Chikalicious opened its doors to eager Shanghai diners late last year, and its popularity is…

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[Shanghai] Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon

Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon Add: 1/F Bund 18, 18 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road, Shanghai 中山东一路18号,外滩18号1楼 Tel: +86 (21) 6070 8888 Website: joelrobuchon-china.com Hours: Mon-Sun 2:00pm-7:00pm Price: [afternoon tea set] RMB328-588 + 10%; [pastry] RMB65-88; [tea & coffee] 55-188; [viennoiserie] RMB14-28 Visited: April 2016 Will return: Yes After an entire year of “coming soon”, the highly anticipated Joël…

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[Shanghai] WIYF Ice Cream

WIYF 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: [single scoop] RMB20; [double scoops] RMB30 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Yes Last time I went to Grains, the line outside WIYF (“What Is Your Flavor”) looked like this. So when I passed WIYF on a Thursday afternoon and discovered only three…

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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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