8 Perfect Locations for Business Meetings in Shanghai _United Travel

August 29, 2017

United Travel

There’s nothing more stressful than arriving in a new country and not knowing the perfect place to meet your Chinese counterparts for lunch or dinner. Start your meeting off on the right foot with our selection of the 8 perfect locations for business meetings in Shanghai.

8 Perfect Locations for Business Meetings in Shanghai:

1. Seesaw Café:

The food offering might be simple (cookies and a few cake options). But Seesaw definitely serves the best coffee in all of Shanghai. Their affordable rich coffees and silky cappuccinos starting at 18RMB, come with a beautiful aroma and friendly staff. It’s cosy interior and large courtyard outside make it the perfect meeting place in Shanghai.

2. FUMO:

FUMO Wine Bistro is a reasonably priced cocktail lounge, restaurant and wine bar. It’s known for its fine Italian wine selections and serves shareable helpings of steamed clams in white wine, mixed seafood skewers and much more. It’s dim lightening, leather sofas and colourful artwork make it the perfect place to meet clients in the evening for a quick drink and chat.

3. Xindalu:

Shanghai’s best restaurant, Xindalu serves authentic chinese regional cuisine with a fine selection of chinese and international wines and teas. An open kitchen with live cooking stations makes for good entertainment and adds to the modern ambience of the restaurant.

4. elEFANTE:

elEFANTE bar and restaurant has the largest offering of food than any other place. With close to 100 different items on their menu, a mixture of Mediterranean, Spanish and Italian cuisine you’re bound to find something you like. To make your business meeting even more special they even offer shareable steak and seafood dishes and a wide range of imported cheese. It’s patio area makes it the ideal “go-to” restaurant in the summer.

5. Hakkasan:

A must visit restaurant in Shanghai. With a menu devised by a Michelin-starred chef, the food is guaranteed to be a knockout. Locally sourced ingredients give the food an authentic taste of China that will amaze your business associates. As well as offering private rooms and various selection of bars, making it the perfect venue for business dining.

6. Din Tai Fung:

Founded in Taiwan in 1958, their Shanghai restaurant serves their own impeccable versions of chinese favorites, such as dumplings, noodles and steamed buns. The clean and authentic atmosphere, along with the amazing food makes the high prices worth it. Not to mention an amazing menu with translations, catering both the chinese and the western folks.

7. Pasha:

A shanghai based restaurant that serves delicious Turkish food. During the summer you can even enjoy the view outside on the balcony while talking business. The modern decor, along with friendly service make it another perfect location for business meetings in Shanghai.

8. Mercato:

Enjoy the simple pleasures of life like wood-fire oven pizzas and burrata cheese. There’s even a fine selection of Italian wines and cocktails with a killer selection of grappas. The elegant decor, with a pizza lounge illuminated by the glow of the burning pizza oven makes it a cosy and friendly atmosphere to meet your business associates.


Build relationships with your Chinese counterparts by taking them to these 8 perfect locations for business meetings in ShanghaiPlease contact our team of travel experts at United Travel for more information on business travel to China.

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