Shanghai Museum of Glass
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Shanghai Museum of Glass

Shanghai Museum of Glass The Shanghai Museum of Glass is one of Shanghai’s most impressive. The exhibitions of ancient and contemporary glassworks on display include some stunning specimens, but it’s the building itself that has made it one of our favourite museums in town. Set in...
The Press by Inno Coffee
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The Press by Inno Coffee

The Press by Inno Coffee (not to be confused with The Press which is the obvious facade for Flask on Shaanxi Nan Lu) takes up the huge corner space on Hankou and Shandong Zhong Lus, near Epices & Foie Gras. Built in 1872, the building was...
Hongqiao Flower Market
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Hongqiao Flower Market

Hongqiao Flower Market feels like an IKEA, only dedicated to all things green. The massive space (20,000 square metres) sells potted plants, cut and artificial flowers as well as home decor. The vibe here is more flowers for decoration than get-your-hands-dirty in the yard, however with...
City Shop (Shanghai Centre)
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City Shop (Shanghai Centre)

CityShop was a life saver for expats in China back in the day, and is still the neighbourhood import grocery store for many — often the only place to find western imported ingredients. They make you pay for it though. Nevetheless, it remains an excellent place...
3 eco-conscious restaurants in Shanghai you need to know
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3 eco-conscious restaurants in Shanghai you need to know

There’s no getting away from it, green living is no longer just an alternative lifestyle. A growing awareness of environmental issues has seen sustainability hit the mainstream. But being green doesn’t mean only eating greens. Here are three restaurants in Shanghai leading the eco charge. Green...
Tian Café
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Tian Café

Your neighbourhood cafe filled with regulars and a chatty atmosphere. Sit down for a cup of coffee or one of their signature bagel sandwiches. We recommend the bacon and egg (40RMB), chicken (50RMB) or salmon (50RMB). Venue name: Tian Café Contact: CALL VENUE Opening hours: 8am-8pm...
Long Museum West Bund
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Long Museum West Bund

Long Museum West Bund This impressive sister venue to the Long Museum in Pudong provides a further showcase of investment tycoon Liu Yiqian and his wife Wang Wei’s enormous private art collection. The first collectors from Mainland China to be included in the ARTnews 200 Top Collectors list,...
R.G.F Cafe
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R.G.F Cafe

The cafe, also a furniture and homeware shop, is a hidden gem. Explore the items they have for sale and venture further to find the cafe in the back of the building. Choose to sit outside in their courtyard or inside the glasshouse that makes you...
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