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Barbarossa Restaurant & Lounge

#36 of 15,996 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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People’s Square
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
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231 Nanjing Rd West (Inside People's Park), Shanghai 200041, China
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+86 21 6318 0220
11:00 - 02:00
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Nusa Dua, Indonesia
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85 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good option for a green break Scallops, calamari & shrimps are perfect as Tapas The grilled Seabass was also perfectly cooked Good wine selection and mango mojito Deal with the waiters, the local head waiter is useless

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good international food, nice service and atmosphere inside the peoples park. I had a chesse platter as appetizer and a wagyu hamburguer, coffee and dessert for 50 USD. If you are inside the park and looking for food this is a great option.

1 Thank andremarino
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Leaving People's Square Station Exit 11 after 100 meter turning left into the park you reach Barbarossa. I sat down at the bar and had a few beer for approx. 10€ each. Very expensive but not unusual in SH. The quality of sound and choice of the music was IMHO very good. Not this typical soft lounge sound, but more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Cream Girls afternoon tea, a simple delight! My touring group have afternoon teas around the globe, in every country we work and I found this little gem in the People's Park situated on the edge of the pond. It was an inexpensive afternoon tea and one is there for the picturesque view. Compared to afternoon teas around the world this... More 

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing venue and if you want to get good grub get some seats on the first floor. Service could be better if you're unlucky enough to get a trainee server. The grilled fish was well done, bouncy meat. For drinks head upstairs to the bar. Moroccan inspired ambiance.

Thank A5459RQbiancab
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Have a stop by for a lunch or a brunch during the day or simply a drink all day long. This is a good looking and great service place. After walking through the busy streets of Shanghai downtown, this a good place to relax, in the middle of green people's square, where you can also have a nice walk.

Thank Arnaud R
Dover, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here two days running as so good and very good value well worth a visit set menu excellent

Thank focd
Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Good service, tasty food, lovely atmosphere. I went on Sunday and did a late lunch there. It wasn't pick hour but the house was more than 70% full. Still, the service was good and the food came on time.

Thank mankapaleva
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to unwind from the hustle and bustle and crowed streets of Shanghai on a Saturday afternoon , this place won't disappoint you . The place is located inside People's square , if you can grab one of the window tables you can enjoy a relaxing view of the pond and Chinese people playing board games on the... More 

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Shanghai, China
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

went there with three couples during Shanghai Dining Week and enjoyed a 5 course dinner. Food quality was execellent and very tasty. We took two bottles of Spanish wines with fair prices. After dinner we changed to roof top bar for a drink. Bar is very well equipped and arabian / spanish style decorated. Shishas available. Mixed people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Nanjing Rd West (Inside People's Park), Shanghai 200041, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6318 0220
Barbarossa F&B Group has developed multiple F&B concepts in Shanghai, Barbarossa Restaurant & Lounge being one of them. Barbarossa has been open since March 2005. It is one of the earlier concepts that entered the western restaurant & bar scene in Shanghai. Barbarossa has become one of the market leaders. It is also considered as one of the most well known tourist 'must visit' spots in Shanghai.

Barbarossa is a 3 floors stand-alone building sitting beside a small lake inside the People's Park in downtown Shanghai. It is located near the Shanghai Government headquarters, JW Marriott hotel, the Shanghai Art museum and the City centre Porsche show room.

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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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