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“This was the best way to experience Shanghai”
2 weeks ago
“Authentic experience with great hosts!”
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A food experience like no other. Enjoy a home-cooked meal in the dining room of a Shanghai local and hear their perspective on life in China
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit the home of Lynn, an HR manager, while in Shanghai per the organization of Chris if Dinner with a Host Family. As a Ghanaian visiting Shanghai, China, and Asia for the first time, this was one of the most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Safari03660578326
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the Jing'an neighbourhood where the hosts lived. I only found out a few days beforehand that it was a historical significant area where Eileen Chang based a large part of the book Lust, Caution on (later made into a popular film by Ang Lee)!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank angelac0222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fancy house in Jing'an Villa looks like a sample house of real estate, typical Shanghainese family with one kid, and a-yi take care of everything. Though I am Chinese I never get into Shanghai local's home like this and feel welcoming

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MOMOmindmap
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Was in Shanghai for a biz trip from Seoul and came across this on Tripadvisor. nice place, authentic food (hosts actually allowed me to take part in the cooking!). Highly recommend this unique, local experience over other touristy and much more $$$ restaurants in Shanghai.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is my second year in Shanghai now. It was truly a great opportunity to have dinner with a lovely local family. The food was great and the kids were super cute. It’s quite impressive to chat about Chinese culture and education - definitely a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 笑漪 金
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Found this one rather randomly and signed up via their Dinner in Shanghai website. I went for the 'modern Shanghai dinner' with the hosts Vicky and Oscar. I was a bit skeptical as they seem to be quite new and I couldn't find many reviews...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The best way to experience Shanghai is through the food- and what better way than with a local? Dinner in Shanghai was a great experience; it allowed us to taste some local cuisine with a wonderfully hospitable and homely experience added in. Our lovely hosts...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I have been living in Shanghai for almost 1 year, and during this year I have had some unbelievable meals. However, this dinner at Maggie's house was by far one of my most enjoyable! People have told me that the best food you'll get in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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