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No. 41, Lane 248 Taikang Road Luwan District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6466 1042
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“udon noodles” (3 reviews)
“green tea” (2 reviews)
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No. 41, Lane 248 Taikang Road Luwan District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Cozy small cafe, not pretentious and offering home style japanese cooking focusing on good ingredients. And yes, it has a price in China.

Thank Swissfreerider
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Stopped in while shopping in the area. The coffee was amazing and the cups are all handmade! Try a green tea dessert. We had lunch while we were there and the food was pretty good. However, I highly recommend the coffee!

Thank Marcey M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Very Japanese style coffee place in the middle of 泰康路. Tiny place, large menu. Most of clients are Japanese nationals here to taste the Japanese good roasted coffee taste like you will only find in Japan. A nice place to check out. Even the ice...More

Thank Stephane J
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

There's a welcoming quaintness to this cafe that I really love. To get to the upstairs window box you head up a stairway / ladder that's difficult to describe - good fun but probably nerve-racking if you have a dodgy hip. The service was very...More

Thank LondonTimes582
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I am a big fan of the Japanese cuisine and it was absolutely delicious. The sushi was great and the green Udon noodles also very yummy. When you're there, try the special coffees which are very very rare and hard to find all around the...More

Thank Marlon-Pavel E
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This restaurant/cafe is tucked inside the Taikang-Lu shopping area, which is quite frankly, one of the most charming spots in all of Shanghai. On entering, it smells like a very good coffee shop but once you are handed a menu, you are confronted with an...More

Thank KARL S
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Favorite restaurant/cafe in the entire world. Delicious, humble, and simple Japanese food. Don't miss the green-tea udon noodles, kelp salad, ochazuke with salmon, matcha cake, and of course the coffee (I suggest the Yemeni varieties).

Thank Will W
Reviewed 2 January 2015

A Japanese theoretical physicist apparently opened this cute cafe that looks like a hole in the wall but is actually 3 stores high with a challenging old style Japanese staircase that looks rickety but is actually quite safe to climb. The menu is extensive and...More

Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 19 November 2013

The food was not bad but I felt it was a tad pricey. The service was slow at first (to bring us the menu) but afterwards, the waiter was nice to stand beside our table the whole time. Some may find it disconcerting but we...More

Thank fuschial
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is a cool, charming Japanese restaurant smack in the middle of Tianzifang, Taikang Lu. It's famous for its coffee and authentic Japanese food. We sampled some drinks and tiramisu which were really delicious. The tiramisu is top knotch quality! Two other things to take...More

Thank chociq
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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  • Address: No. 41, Lane 248 Taikang Road Luwan District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6466 1042
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