Coquille Seafood Bistro

Shanghai, China

Its name meaning ‘shell’ in French, Shanghai’s elegant but never stuffy Coquille – younger sibling of neighbouring Italian trattoria Scarpetta – marries joyful Gallic bistro classics with the freshest of local ingredients to stunning effect. Founded in the spring of 2014, and with a raft of awards to its name, the restaurant’s mosaicked interior features two charming dining areas – a 40-cover first-floor space sporting dark leather banquettes and a long marble communal table, and a more intimate 30-cover room upstairs, which, when curtained off, lends itself to private events. Canadian-Filipino chef Patrick Leano (ex-Noma, Copenhagen and Wild Honey, London, among many others) takes his travels as inspiration, turning out pitch-perfect French classics with subtle Southeast Asian influences. Highlights include foie gras crème brûlee, roasted Dungeness crab and a sumptuous beef Wellington (pre-order in advance), although a glass of bubbles accompanied by oysters from the brass seafood bar is as good a place as a

Key Information

  • Visit Coquille Seafood Bistro’s Website


29 MengZi Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai,

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