Amid the seemingly endless hustle and bustle of Shangai, it can be hard to find moments of peace, but the magical oasis of the Terrace Garden of our Pudong Hotel offers just that and more. The hotel’s design invokes the glamour and sophistication of 1930s Shanghai while still providing the highest standard of service and abundant modern comforts. Our five delicious restaurants, full-service fitness center and stunning indoor pool mean you’ll never tire of things to do. Meanwhile, resident Navigator Terry will fill you in on the best things to do in this exciting city, making sure your stay is filled with memorable moments.
Savor their decadent “super lean” roast duck. It is one of the best renditions of the Chinese national dish in Beijing and Shanghai.
Da Dong introduces food epicureans in Shanghai to what has over the years caught the fancy of Beijing diners. Their famous roast duck, by celebrity chef Dong Zhenxiang, arguably has no parallels. Located in the Réel Department Store, it is hard to get a table at this popular Jingan restaurant, but the wait is well worth it. Savor the finest golden-brown duck served with traditional sides like plum sauce, duck liver and pancakes as well as great wine. In addition, their menu offers a selection of delicious seafood and local specialties.
Address: 1601 Nanjing Xi Lu, Fifth Floor, Reel Shopping Mall, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 3253 2299
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PMHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 7.5 mi
food / 7.5 mi
Come try delicious, earthy teas in an authentic teahouse setting along with small plates of delicious local foods and snacks.
Step inside this traditional teahouse and experience the centuries old tradition surrounding the soothing drink. Tea is a part of everyday life in Shanghai with over 3,000 teahouses and is much like coffee is to westerners. This particular teahouse serves simple local cuisine and small bites along side a variety of tea. Quite popular among the locals, the teahouse has a steady stream of customers throughout the day.
Address: 1/F 588 Zhang Yang Road, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86 21 182 1762 7906Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 2.5 mi
drink / 2.5 mi
This landmark restaurant has been serving Shanghai’s elite since 1744. The succulent steamed hairy crab is best enjoyed with Shaoxing wine.
Wang Bao He specializes in the succulent hairy crab, considered a delicacy in China. Have them stewed with tofu, wrapped in dumplings, or steamed whole. The whole crabs are traditionally eaten with vinegar and pieces of julienned ginger, and paired with Shaoxing wine. Established in 1744, this restaurant is a dining destination, so try to arrive early or make a reservation.
Address: 603 Fuzhou Lu, Shanghai, 200000, China
Phone: +86 21 6322 3673
Opening hours: Sunday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 01:30 PM,Sunday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 09:00 PMHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 5.6 mi
food / 5.6 mi
Book a table on its terrace to indulge in French seafood and take in the view of the Bund. Foodies vouch for the variety in oysters here.
With its decor themed after aquatic life, L'Ecailler caters as an elegant French eatery serving seafood delicacies. This contemporary restaurant serves delectable seafood of French cuisine; its quality and authenticity is vouched for by a large following it has garnered in a short span of time. Reserve a table on the terrace so that you can dine on tastefully prepared oysters accompanied by exquisite wine and a mesmerizing view of the Bund.
Address: Number 22 East Zhong Shan Dong Er Lu, 3rd Floor, Crossing Jinling Lu, Shanghai, 200002, China
Phone: +86 21 6328 8028Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 5.1 mi
food / 5.1 mi
A fun way to hone your haggling skills, this busy and often loud market is great for ladies’ handbags and clothing.
Be prepared to battle the crowds at this bustling fashion market. The clothes might not come very cheap but do test your bargaining skills and purchase designer wear copies, software, games, souvenirs or whatever you can find. This market is generally full of foreign tourists and busy shoppers.
Address: 2002 Century Avenue, Shanghai, 200120, ChinaHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 2.3 mi
shop / 2.3 mi
Having sold jewelry to royalty around the world, buy a beautiful pearl necklace or bracelet for the queen in your life.
Amylin's Pearls and Jewelry is one of the first pearl dealers in all of Shanghai, China, and has been in business for well over a decade. Amlylin's boasts fair prices for every customer and excellent customer service. The company's catalog of offerings include everything from stone pieces, casual or party wear to custom made designs. Previous customers have included international dignitaries such as former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Address: 580 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai, 200041, China
Phone: +86 21 5228 2372
Website: http://www.amylinspearls.com/Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 6.3 mi
shop / 6.3 mi
Since the Ming Dynasty this garden has been a part of China's history. Don't forget to see Jade Rock, the 5-ton centerpiece of this garden.
Balancing the financial chaos of the city are the luxuriously green gardens and parks of Shanghai. Standing out among these is the Yu Garden that has been in bloom since the time of the Ming Dynasty. An interesting stop while in the city.
Address: Fuyou Road, Shanghai, 200010, China
Phone: +86 21 6326 0830
Website: http://www.yugarden.com.cn/yugarden/Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 5.4 mi
see / 5.4 mi
Come to this friendly Irish pub for a relaxing night out and for a variety of beers to choose from. Guinness, here we come!
Despite the rather unimaginative name, this cozy pub has an authentic Irish pub feel. Most of the crowd is made up of ex-pats catching up on the scene back home from tourists. There's Guinness, good food and live music nightly. All in all, Irishman's has a typical European character and is great for hanging out with a group.
Address: 20 Thumb Plaza, Lane 199 Fangdian Lu, Shanghai, 200135, China
Phone: +86 21 5033 9163Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 5.8 mi
drink / 5.8 mi
See how they do contemporary art in the Far East! This gallery features the newest and brightest in this field. Come and be enlightened.
Marking its place in the city's art scene, Eastlink Gallery promotes the colors of artists from all over the world. Exhibits here draw crowds seeking a parallel look at mediums including paintings, sculpture, video installations and much more. A recommended stop for all enthusiasts of art.
Address: 50 Moganshan Lu, Shanghai, 200060, China
Phone: +86 21 6276 9932Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 7.2 mi
see / 7.2 mi
Perfect for a stroll, the Bund has over 52 gorgeous buildings that are great examples of Baroque, Art Deco and Gothic architecture.
The Bund is located on the edge of the Huangpu River and contains impressive modern and historic buildings. The Bund has several financial institutions and is often considered “Shanghai’s answer to Wall Street.” The buildings here display a wide range of architectural styles, including Art Deco, Gothic and Romanesque.
Address: ZhongShan Dong Yi Lu, Shanghai, 200002, China
Phone: +86 21 2311 5527Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 4.8 mi
see / 4.8 mi
This beer garden’s house-brewed stouts and pilsners draw a crowd every night. Come with a group of friends and enjoy the live band.
Munich Beer House is a two-story restaurant that serves mouthwatering German cuisine. As the chef is German, expect only authentic German fare, such as roasted pork knuckles, mixed Bavarian sausages and much more. For dessert, try the delicious apple strudel. Though cocktails and wine are available, the house-brewed Hofbräuhaus beer is the beverage of choice. The energetic ambiance, friendly service and live band make for an unforgettable night out with friends.
Address: 1138 South Pu Dong South Road, Room 118 Shanghaiwan, Shanghai, 201208, China
Phone: +86 21 5878 7979
Website: http://www.munich-bh.com/Hotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 2.6 mi
drink / 2.6 mi
Expect to see top best international brands and even a hair salon and tailor on site at this local branch of a Japanese department store.
This popular Japanese department store chain has two prime locations on Nan Jing Road and on Huaihai Zhong Road. The older Huai Hai Road store is located near Yan Dang Road, a quaint cobble-stone street. The newer store on Nan Jing Road is situated within the Westgate Mall. In either store, you will find the latest menswear and womenswear, footwear, office supplies, cosmetics, children's apparel, toys and housewares. All of the clothes sport imported signature labels, plus a few good quality Chinese ones. Prices range from expensive to very expensive.
Address: 527 Huaihai Zhong Lu, Shanghai, 200041, China
Phone: +86 21 5306 1111
Opening hours: Sunday to Friday from 10:30 AM to 09:30 PM,Saturday from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PMHotel: Renaissance Shanghai Pudong Hotel
Distance: 6.8 mi
shop / 6.8 mi