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COVA (Xintiandi Store)

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Italian
Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 3370 3910
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
17 Sep 2016
“The most expensive coffee in Xintiandi”
5 Sep 2016
“cosy place”
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Cafe, Italian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The coffee bar is well located, looks really Italian, but the price of the coffee seating at the table was the highest in Xintiandi, out of market

Thank Vassalloma
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have used this restaurant for a business meeting before lunch time and this restaurant is easy to find, provides very good service, is very comfortable and has a good and sufficient food selection. In front of the restaurant you easy can catch a taxi...More

Thank Norbert_GER
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

To sit inside there is a different price list for drinks ))) so Americano will cost you 65 RMB with your good looking but tasting just OK Tiramisu( presentation is awesome by the way) which is around 95RMB. So do I recommend? No. May be...More

Thank Akesanana
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Xintiandi is worth the visit and an expresso at Cova is a must. Tight at the entrance eof a nice pedestrian street, the place looks like Milan. Decoration, atmosphere are just similar. When you want to feet some western flavor in a very chinese city...More

1  Thank DANIEL L
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I've been a fan of Cova for a long time now, so was delighted to have the chance for them to cater my birthday party. Not only were the foods delicious, and beautifully presented, but the service was also truly excellent. There is nothing I...More

Thank NewYorkdaniela
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This cove is located in the heart of Shanghai-Xintiandi, the envirement is great. I went there with my friends for afternoon tea, we ordered mango cake and oat powder cake, the mango cake is not strong teste, but you can feel is super fresh, i...More

Thank JaneChen829
Reviewed 26 May 2014

I am Coffee enthusiast and have tried Coffee and Hot Chocolate where ever I've travelled to. Usually I prefer the local cafe to enjoy the local flavor. This time I was accompanied by a colleague who recommended Cova Cafe at the Xintiandi. And I feel...More

1  Thank aftabsiddiqui
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We have been to Xintiandi many time, but this is our first time to Cova here. We have enjoyed the food, especially afternoon tea, at Cova Hong Kong many, many times. So we expected a great deal from Cova in Shanghai. Unfortunately this is a...More

Thank madprofessor
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I am not new to expensive coffees. I have tried most cappuccinos in Shanghai's 5 star hotels. They usually disappoint, but service and setting make up for them. They don't at Cova. With prices like these, it is abnormal to have staff who doesn't speak...More

1  Thank FredericN26
Reviewed 4 November 2013

My 2 friends and I went to Cova on a Sunday evening for coffee, and we each order a drink (hot chocolate, tea, and cappucino) which costs us CNY 245 (around USD 40) inclusive of the 15% service charge. So on average, each drink costs...More

Thank Kirsty H
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a
carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled
with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area
below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most
fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can
afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and
shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park
provides the area with green space and is also home to
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Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3370 3910
From Milan to Shanghai, the luxury Italian brand, Ernest Hemingway's favorite Cafe, COVA has open four branches in Shanghai now, locating in IFC, Xintiandi, K11 Shopping Arts Centre and Plaza 66. After joining the LVMH group in 2013, COVA consistently follows the century-old store in Milan and Hong Kong shop furnishings, which allows guests to relive the good memories of high society since two hundred years ago, becoming the first choice of trendy place for every fashionable guest looking for high-end appointments, afternoon tea and dinner.
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