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British Consulate

No.33 Zhongshan Dongyi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Expecting more

I only stayed at the cafe for 20 minutes, I just wanted to have coffee and read my book, but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eirinit245
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Beijing, China
Remnant of the grand old days of the British Empire!

Large and tasteful building, with beautiful gardens, just off the Bund at the north end... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Raintree_Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Expecting more”
25 Jan 2018
“Remnant of the grand old days of the British Empire!”
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No.33 Zhongshan Dongyi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stayed at the cafe for 20 minutes, I just wanted to have coffee and read my book, but instead of that there were people from the staff running up and down, the old wooden floor was making my chair jumping up and down...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Large and tasteful building, with beautiful gardens, just off the Bund at the north end. Apparently no longer serves as a consulate, but the majesty still evident.

Thank Raintree_Thailand
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Is a nice place and near the steel bridge in the river , you can walk until arrive to the British Consulate, beautiful for photos.

Thank Assaad-15
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Difficult to get in - at night anyway. Part of the building is an expensive jeweler, so i can understand why! Anyway, walked around and in the back of the Consulate, the road (Yuanmingyuan) is full of historical buildings from the early 20th century -...More

Thank Roddy P
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A small area of gardens and specimen trees with carefully manicured paths, flower beds and lawns, adjacent to the Bund. Free entry- a pleasant place for a stroll, not sure if it is possible to go into any of the buildings.

1  Thank KatherineNorfolk
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Right near the bund/people's monument and Beijing road shops. It took about 5 minutes to cut through take a few pictures and be on our way. Didn't bother to gain access to the building - a restaurant

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

If you want to have a quiet place, where you can here the birds, in the middle of busy Shanghai, this is the place to be. We only realized this place was open for business, when we passed by and decided to have a look....More

Thank Fons T
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

If you are visiting or staying on the Bund or if you just live in Shanghai, the historic British Consulate building is a must visit. Not usually on tour trips, this is a wonderful addition to an early morning (or evening) walk along the Bund....More

2  Thank Abacae
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

This was the original British Consulate in Shanghai. It is now a restaurant and opened to the public. It's close to the Bund so you don't have to travel very far to visit it. Just enter the gate and you can walk around the building...More

1  Thank StickyGlue62
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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
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