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Lost Heaven

38 Gaoyou Rd, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6433 5126
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb samosas” (25 reviews)
“spring rolls” (28 reviews)
“eggplant” (23 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Yunnan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Gaoyou Rd, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Lost Heaven on our first night in China, practically straight off the plane. In that context we were (a) starving and (b) at our most excited about Chinese cuisine, so had higher than average expectations. The food in Lost Heaven didn’t disappoint. The...More

Thank RossFarquhar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve been to similar restaurants in the past, but never to this particular restaurant. Walking into the lobby and up the stairs you’re treated to some amazing facts about the origins of their food they serve, which are in both Chinese and English. Fascinating to...More

Thank djtp123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Friendly staff, great vibe and delicious food. Extensive food and wine menu. Highly recommend.

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for an introduction to Shanghai restaurants I decided on Lost Heaven. Food is fresh with decent presentation. Flavors seem a little uneven. Staff is a little overwhelmed but certainly willing. Drinks are average. Overall good value for money and a decent starting point for...More

Thank d8nVN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a chic place that serves up fairly authentic food without burning a hole through your wallet then this is the place to be. Very popular among expat community. I personally love the lounge/bar right above the restaurant where you can...More

Thank Kevin Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty YUNNAN cuisine in nicely decorated ambient, professional and friendly staff, music little noisy. All kind meat fish with special sauce and herbs, I will suggest for the end pumpkin pancake..

Thank Hakan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Buddha bar style Deco. Mediocre service. Great food. Fantastic eggplant. Avoid the lamb samosa.

Thank Federico H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lost heaven is a truly nice place for having a relaxed dinner with friends. Lots of expat folks around. Food and spirits of quite good quality. Me and my friends had a mix of veggie and meat dishes. All made with care and a sense...More

Thank petermstephan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being a little jaded by the flash of Shanghai with its endless designer offerings and the prickliness of its taxi drivers, it was such a relief to feel at home in Lost Heaven. Due to work commitments, we were a little late for our...More

Thank BTsontour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews are right, it’s spectacular food and moody atmosphere with the dimmed lights and music. Will be back for sure!

Thank Shalea2313
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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Response from Lawrence B | Reviewed this property |
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June 21, 2017|
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Response from docdocdavid | Reviewed this property |
I have always used the hotel concierge. That being said, on my last visit, I just walked in on a Tuesday night. If worse comes to worst, you can always sit at the spectacular rooftop bar while you wait. Lost Heaven is a... More
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There is a popular app used in China called WeChat similar to WhatsApp but it can also be used to look up restaurant reviews. I was able to find a few write ups on Lost Heaven that showed food options with prices. Not the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Gaoyou Rd, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6433 5126
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