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Isola bar & grill

Shop L4-17, Shanghai ifc Mall, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5012 1277
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
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Shop L4-17, Shanghai ifc Mall, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with my client for lunch. We chose the set lunch and honestly speaking it was not as good as before. The food and service were very average and seems this place is getting tired. Shame !

Thank Hawkdai007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place where you can enjoy a Sunday brunch outdoor with a view of the Pearl tower. Great Italian food. 228 rmb without drinks. Service can be improved.

Thank Francesco P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Isola is very famous restaurant in Shanghai. It's the 4th floor of ITC Mall that is right in front of the famous Shanghai Perl Tower. Isola has Delicious food, and good scenery outdoor. We enjoyed soo much. Its best to visit with your couple.

Thank Nico A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have buffet service for lunch and a big variety of plates for dinner, fron pizza tand pasta to fish and meat. Excellent Parma Ham. Excellent service too.

Thank carloseugenior2017
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I celebrated my birthday at this restaurant . The food was great ! the service really nice and we went back to this restaurant tree times after that always trying new dishes. All of them were prepared with real italian ingredients. the service was very...More

Thank Claudya P
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Have dined here on a few occasions but sadly this restaurant has deteriorated significantly over the past couple of years. Service and food quality- at the price - are dismal. Waste of a view.

Thank AnthonyMargaret6165
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were craving for pizza. Mid-range to fine-dining. Service was ok, nothing worth noting. I sent back the glass of pinot noir which went bad, and then they opened a new bottle and sent me some to taste. At least the new glass did not...More

Thank Jujumigs
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I had dinner there. The food and wines are excellent and authentic. Wide choice both for food and wines...a nd the view outside is fantastic!

Thank Arno75116
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Consistent good Italian food plus lots of other items. I believe they make their pasta in house to go along with some good pizza. Easy place to stop if you are in the IFC mall.

Thank allnines1414
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I tried before it was better. This time it was deplorable. Margeritha was not enough baked, tomato sauce was raw out of the can horrible taste. Ordered recommended ravioli with shrimps...I can't imagine if it wasn't a recommended dish. Plate stone cold, shrimps felt like...More

Thank Alberto E
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speaking of. Shanghai’s most iconic buildings are
located in close proximity to Lujiazui’s elevated ring
road and swanky eateries. Sky-high shopping and chic
bars fill the highrises around the area. As is
characteristic of a world-class financial business
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$73
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop L4-17, Shanghai ifc Mall, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Lujiazui
  • Neighbourhood: Lujiazui
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5012 1277
  • E-mail
Owned by the Hong Kong based Gaia Group, which is renowned for stylish and authentic Italian restaurants in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Isola always enjoyed the reputation in the fine tastes of Italian haute cuisine.
As the largest restaurant in Shanghai IFC with over 1000㎡ (10800 sq.ft.) of dining area, ISOLA Shanghai can seat 180, with additional 100 seats on the balcony area, and 30 in the bar area.
Designed by the world-renowned interior designer Hugh Zimmern, who also part-designed the "Commune by the Great Wall", the entire dining spaces are enveloped in elegance and tranquillity, reflecting a very contemporary level of designs, combining the classic 'white on white' reminiscent of its Hong Kong counterpart, leading from the dining hall, VIP rooms and intimate cocktail lounge. Its vast outdoor terrace affords stunning view over the beautiful skylines of Shanghai financial centre, making Isola Shanghai every inch this cosmopolitan city's hottest dining destination.
The open kitchen concept is both modern and lively. The dynamic artworks highlight the dining room's clean white walls, and the Futurist-inspired motif represent the urban industrial vitality that is today's Shanghai.
With a focus on fresh and authentic regional Italian cuisine, Chef Marco Busatti's menu offers a popular selection of traditional Italian salads, homemade pastas, stone baked pizzas (including Isola Hong Kong's famed 'Trifola' black truffle pizza), and an extensive choice of oven baked fish and seafood, and roasted meats.
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