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LaoShangHai ChaGuan

No.385 Fangbing Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5382 1202
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
8 Jun 2016
“Yes, it is overprized but all my guests love it”
13 Jun 2015
“Service is Good, Unique, Hard to Find, Severely Overpriced”
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No.385 Fangbing Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

I always go here when I have guests and they all love it. It is mostly for tourists but it is really nicely decorated, like you are back in the twenties in Shanghai. The tea is quite expensive but it is a very good place...More

Thank IlseNS
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

We had about an hour to kill before meeting up with some friends so we looked up a spot near us using TripAdvisor. A drink and somewhere to relax was what we were looking for. Beware that it slightly hard to find as it is...More

Thank CrabisGOOD
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Yu Yuan Garden, old town area, and Fangbang street were all crowded with tourists and people trying to sell knockoff watches. This hidden little teahouse was a great escape. The quality of the tea and dumplings was good but not excellent. You come here for...More

1  Thank Rita300
Reviewed 29 January 2015

It is true, you get sent back in time of Chinese culture. A tiny small wooden staircase leads you up to low roofed wooden interior with tiny wooden table and chairs everywhere. The waiter we had was very unfriendly and recommended the most expensive tea...More

Thank SofiaN N
Reviewed 17 October 2014

We've visited the Teahouse on a rainy September evening and it was magical. We were the only guests. A travel back through time to a different and nostalgic Shanghai during 30's. Quiet music and the design from the epoch, view over the rainy Shanghai Old...More

Thank Ksenija B
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

This so incredible, just as if time stopped in Shanghai in the 30's. Teas are awesome, you have a lot of choice. And waiters do a tea ceremony, which is quite impressive. For food, you don't have lots of choice but I really recommend you...More

2  Thank Flora N
Reviewed 8 July 2014

After reading good reviews on this teahouse, I decided to check it out after a turn in the Yu Gardens. It was before mid-morning and I was the only customer. I was greeted warmly by the owner, whose name was Xu. Xu recommended that I...More

1  Thank imlikethewind
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had been to the Yu Garden and were just wandering the streets for a while, then we started to focus on finding something to eat. We weren't even sure quite where we were, but we figured we would find something, eventually. We spotted the...More

2  Thank mirage1
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I am delighted I found this quaint tea house. It's like stepping back in time and the two elderly men provided an authentic tea making ceremony. We had tea and dumplings and it was well worth taking the time to find this place. Completely different...More

1  Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We were in shanghai last year in August and were approached by 4 young people at a pedestrian crossing near the old city and asked if we would like to go a tea tasting with them. Foolishly we thought they were being friendly and went...More

2  Thank kiwijokers
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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  • Address: No.385 Fangbing Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5382 1202
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