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Cheng Long Xing Xie WangFu

#125 of 15,979 Restaurants in Shanghai
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The Bund
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No.216 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6321 2010
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome crab receipts (but also meat and vegetables in the menu), nice location and very efficient service. Strongly recommended if you're around the bund area.reasonable prices.If back in town I'll be back for sure.

Thank Arturo G
Hong Kong, China
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227 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We reserved a table and had a great time to enjoy crab. There are various Crab dinner sets. We chose the simplest one (around RMB 400). We planned to order some more afterwards. The service was excellent and responsive (which I felt was quite exceptional in Shanghai). The dishes came one after another. We simply could not complain anything about... More 

Thank Aska_883
Beijing, China
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The art of crab cuisine in traditional Chinese style ! Shanghainess love eating crab, and when you come to Shanghai, you definitely should try, and when you want to find the perfect one, here it is!

Thank Jun369
Davidsonville, Maryland
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This is a chain with multiple locations: we went to the one in Pudong, in Jin Mao building, about 500meyer from the Shanghai tower. We had a 10 course crab tasting menu, consisting of a small appetizer, 3 different crab soups, crab cakes, steamed crab (ask if they clean it for you!), noodles, and desert. The dishes were wonderful, somewhat... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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218 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Very nice atmosphere that looks like an old palace with musicians playing while you dine. You go here for hairy crabs, a Shanghai specialty. There are tasty but you should grab the biggest ones you can get. Other food is also good and service is friendly.

Thank Worldtravelorplus
Toronto, Ontario
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We arrived late afternoon and after checking into our hotel, the first thing we did was to go to the hairy crab restaurant where I already made a reservation a couple weeks ago calling from Toronto.Yes! That's how much I love hairy crabs. They were fully booked but since I opted for the late seating, they gave the two of... More 

1 Thank isimpo
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Beautifully decorated restaurant that serves excellent dishes. Its design is shape like a pergola and one can have a privacy of a room without feeling claustrophobic. It is famous for its hairy crab dishes and a wide variety of cuisines. Prices are steep but given the good food, atmosphere and service, it is definitely worth the value.

Thank YKH64
Shanghai Region, China
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Nice location, very delicious dishes, a new experience for us! We can recommend this Restaurant! Some musicians play chines Instruments!

Thank Daniel M
Vancouver, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This was an elegant restaurant with an interesting dining space. Anticipate lots of attentive service and if you get the chance opt for a second floor table with a view of the main dining hall on the first floor. Lots of interesting dishes integrating the hairy crab. In particular I would recommend trying the crab soft tofu and the crab... More 

Thank Jeff L
Sydney, Australia
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132 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

We happened to be fortunate enough to be here during hairy crab season. Best if you come with a local but if not, make sure you order... ...the chilled hairy crab ...the snowflake beef ...standard (male) hairy crab ...crab roe tofu Top it off with some blue label Chinese warm wine (shikumen). Very nice.

Thank Sivea P

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.216 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > The Bund
  • Neighbourhood: The Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6321 2010

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The Bund
While there are certainly many other “bunds” in the world, “the Bund” refers to Shanghai’s famous waterfront. The area’s Gothic, Art Deco and Beaux Arts monoliths were built when it was part of the Shanghai International Settlement run by the British and Americans. The atmosphere of colonial-era luxury has endured over time and is now found in the five-star hotels, luxury brand boutiques and expensive restaurants that can be found within the historic buildings. A cultural center has built up away from the water and some of Shanghai’s best art galleries and museums are housed close to the Bund. Nighttime views of Pudong and the rest of the city also make for a great backdrop at the many rooftop clubs.
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