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CHAR bar and grill

29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Near Dongmen Road, Shanghai 200010, China
+86 21 3302 9995
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (179 reviews)
“wagyu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Near Dongmen Road, Shanghai 200010, China
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1 - 10 of 459 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw lots of good reviews and wanted to try this place out. Disappointed.I ordered a burger that came 20 mins later. Waiter was asking me is that all am i going to eat? Maybe he felt i needed to eat more? Prices are crazy and...More

1  Thank DNeshJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a date and it was really nice. Great food and a staff that could speak proper English. Good a quiet place to go and enjoy food and a drink, not to mention the amazing view.

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing Bund views. The service is not very Chinese and very attentive. The seating and decor of the bar is beautiful. Its pricey but worth it!More

Thank Teacher2014
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Teacher2014 Thanks for taking the time to write a review about CHAR dining and Bar, I am very happy to hear that you have a great time on our bar and that the service was satisfactory and attentive. We are looking for seeing you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, fun atmosphere. Tomahawk steak was exceptional, perfectly cooked. Salt and knife choices along with heated plate was a fun and original touch. Service was great! Highly attentive yet roomy. Three highlights- 1. Tomahawk steak 2. Cheesecake desert 3. Service A great moment was...More

Thank nickfox47
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi nickfox47 Thanks a lot for the great review, for me is a great pleasure to be able to entertain our guest at CHAR, and to be able to talk about cooking and our products is just a plus on my already passioned job. Hope...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A very expensive meat restaurant with extremely bad service. The food was ok (consider price it should be better than ok...). Will never visit again!!More

1  Thank mIckeand
Willmer C, CHAR Head CHEF at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi mIckeand I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience on your last visit, We would like to discuss personally the issues that you have in order to make sure that what ever it happen to you will not...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Char Bar is situated on the 30th floor of the hotel and is a must for the balcony alone which has spectacular views of The Bund, the river and Pudong. Grab a table and stools and waitress service and enjoy! Their own wheat beer...More

Thank steve m
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi steve m Thanks a lot for your review of CHAR Bar, I completely agreed with you as I am very lucky to be able to have this view from my working place on daily basis and I believed that having the opportunity to relax...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It' a premium restaurant , with great service , and wonderful view on the bund. The meat is fantastic, one of the best I eat in Shanghai . Prices are quite expensive , at least 700 rmb per person for one diner. That is the...More

Thank Jean-Pascal D
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jean-Pascal D I am delighted to hear about your experience at CHAR dining and very happy to hear your comments about our products and service. I will make sure that both our culinary team and front of house know about your review and they...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This was the best restaurant we went to in Shanghai. The steaks are amazing, all the beef is imported from Australia. The views are jaw dropping. The ambience is incredible. The staff treat you like royalty, such, SUCH incredible service. So happy we went!More

Thank Shamiran Y
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Shamiran Thanks a lot for review, definitely we have some of the best beef products available on the market and the views from the Hotel are just absolutely amazing,and I am very happy to hear that our front of house team welcome you the...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Had a very nice meal here recently consisting of steaks (a sirloin and a filet) along with vegetable and potato sides, a starter, and a bottle of Shiraz. The steaks were perfectly cooked and flavorful. I might have gone 5 our of 5 but the...More

Thank Jim M
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jim M First than anything, I am very sorry for the late reply normally i tend to take care of my reviews within a week of posted but unfortunately this few weeks i have not had the time to to so. With regards of...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Fun bar and terrace in the Hotel Indigo. Views are incredible!! Find the hotel, head up the lift to Char Bar, grab a seat on the terrace, order some food and drinks and soak it all up. We were there at night and highly recommend...More

Thank TeamBails
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi TeamBails Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a great review about our CHAR bar, definitely the sunset form the Bar terrace is one of those kind of things that you need to enjoy in the city as we are probably one...More

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South Bund
This waterfront area below the most famous section of
the Huangpu River has undergone multiple phases of
development that started when the Waterhouse Hotel
opened its doors. Though it’s been slower to catch on
than people expected, every year something new and
exciting opens up and gives people a reason to keep
calling the South Bund the "Next Big Thing." There are
a couple of landmark hotels and restaurants of
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Brooke B
22 June 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi Booke B Definitely we have our terrace open during the whole year, please let me know if there is something in particular that you are looking for, or if you would like to see our events menus for the bar. sincerely
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Kristen C
12 March 2017|
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Response from Shanghai_Indigo | Property representative |
Greetings Although Char, located on the 29th floor of the hotel Indigo in Shanghai is considered the finest steakhouse in Shanghai. To answer your question we pride ourselves on the quality of our steaks and not with the... More
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ahmet_solmaz
22 February 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi there Sorry for the late reply, please let me know how many people and at what time you would like to come. I am sending you the menu tonight Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$44 - US$118
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Near Dongmen Road, Shanghai 200010, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > South Bund
  • Neighbourhood: South Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3302 9995
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