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Barbarossa Restaurant & Lounge

231 Nanjing Rd West, Shanghai 200041, China
+86 21 6318 0220
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
231 Nanjing Rd West, Shanghai 200041, China
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Reviewed yesterday

The perfect place for lunch or drinks. Beautiful views and the food is a Chinese/ Western mix - very nice. Also a good place for drinks or if you just want a tea or coffee. Perfect refuge from a hot day or when it rains.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My favorite place to be whenever I want to fall in love with Shanghai all over again. Great lunch set menu, awesome drinks at happy hour.

Thank hirakazmi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Barbarossa is a handsome western fusion restaurant in People’s Square Park. The building is right next to the park’s water lily pond, which makes for an especially appealing stroll to dinner from the nearby hotels. We ordered a Caesar salad (properly made), a scallop appetizer...More

Thank Franklin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barbarossa is just a perfect venue to meet and hang-out. It is the 1st bar that I have visited during 5 years that I stayed in Shanghai. It is perfect location, right in the midst of a thousand big trees in the park. Right in...More

Thank jesada_chk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a Saturday afternoon with reservation. Very nice ambience and views over the pond in the park. Both brunch and lunch menus were available. The salad, burgers and coffee were good.

Thank ShiningSchnee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to me as an Indonesian restaurant which it obviously is not. I was not that disappointed because it is a lovely place in the People's Park. I had the Caesar Salad with roasted chicken, anchovies, and green apple. I liked it,...More

Thank MikeHollandt
Reviewed 7 May 2018

I booked a table on line before we went to China as the reviews were so good.We were not disappointed.An atmospheric restaurant situated on a lily pond in Peoples Park. We went in the evening so took advantage of Happy hour which was good value...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Unfortunately we couldn't get on the balcony outside as there was a queue of people sat inside who had put there name on the waiting list. Cocktails were quite good and whilst not cheap, it was ok for a nicer place in a city like...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It's a restaurant & bar in the park! A bit dark at night, but it is easily to find the location. Food here are good price also affordable, also for alcohol. Good view by sitting in a restaurant and see the nature outside.

Thank Son N
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and decor. Relax place with great service. They can provide High chair and kids menu. Right in the middle of garden. High recommend

Thank Mafalda V
People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you
would expect from the town square of one of the
biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s
Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with
activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow
in and out of the area every day to see grand museums,
go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied
food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Nanjing Rd West, Shanghai 200041, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6318 0220
Barbarossa F&B Group has developed multiple F&B concepts in Shanghai, Barbarossa Restaurant & Lounge being one of them. Barbarossa has been open since March 2005. It is one of the earlier concepts that entered the western restaurant & bar scene in Shanghai. Barbarossa has become one of the market leaders. It is also considered as one of the most well known tourist 'must visit' spots in Shanghai. Barbarossa is a 3 floors stand-alone building sitting beside a small lake inside the People's Park in downtown Shanghai. It is located near the Shanghai Government headquarters, JW Marriott hotel, the Shanghai Art museum and the City centre Porsche show room.
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