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Updated by Roland Lefevre (Uditha Dharmawardhane) on Apr 28, 2016
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Top 3 Luxury Restaurants in Shanghai – Gourmet Delights

Shanghai is home to a number of Michelin starred chefs turning out innovative delights at the city's gourmet restaurants. Classic favourites and international delights are offered within chic confines.


Sushi Oyama

This humble Omakase restaurant is recognised as the best sushi stop in Shanghai. Shushi Oyama is hidden away within a vintage villa on the Donghu Road and the place dedicates itself to serving only the freshest sushi. Chef Oyama who meticulously runs the place sets out one RMB800 menu for patrons. You can sit down and watch in amazement and awe as Oyama and his team skilfully create the most delicious and freshest nigiri and sushi. There are only 14 seats within the house and early booking is recommended in order to avoid disappointment; consider a seat around the bar in order to watch the master chefs at work.



Located within a gorgeous Spanish style mansion in the Jing'An district of Shanghai, this is one of the city's most famous restaurants. In fact you would be wise to book a table at Fu1088 long before you arrive in Shanghai. Stepping into the place you are greeted to sights of Spanish tiles, dark wood panelling and traditional antiques. The gourmet restaurant has a wide menu offering traditional Chinese cuisine which has been given a modern twist. Just as fine as the restaurant are the patrons that grace the establishment. You will find yourself dining next to politicians and the crème de la crème of Chinese high society. Of course all gourmet lovers too are welcome at Fu1088 provided you can foot the rather steep bills. Just as luxurious as this restaurant are the elegant Shanghai serviced apartments dominating the city. These comfortable and luxurious abodes are the newest trend when selecting holiday accommodation within a homely atmosphere. Somerset Xu Hui Shanghai is opne such option worth considering.


Commune Social

This fine dining restaurant created by Chef Jason Atherton takes you away from the shackles of normal dining. In fact the whole experience at this modern gourmet eatery is considered an adventure. You will find yourself starting off the evening with drinks on the top floor cocktail bar. The cocktails promise to be contemporary fun creations. Next move out to the beautifully set up courtyard for feasting on delicious tapas. After this you wrap up your entire experience with a delightfully sweet treat at the dessert bar. An evening at the Commune Social promises to be fun and interactive it is a gourmet restaurant where one can enjoy modern vibes and a touch of socialising.