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CHAR bar and grill

29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Near Dongmen Road, Shanghai 200010, China
+86 21 3302 9995
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (173 reviews)
“wagyu” (16 reviews)
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Steakhouse, European
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Near Dongmen Road, Shanghai 200010, China
Neighbourhood: South Bund
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The view here is amazing and the ambiance great. The food was tasty however the cooking of my steak was not how it should have been and I was let down considering the price of the beef. Most of my steak was medium but towards...More

Thank TraveIsGr8
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best place in Shanghai for a sunset cocktail before strolling the length of the Bund. Melbourne would be proud of this rooftop bar!

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the Restaurant at this hotel. The food was ok, but very very expensive. The staff were unhelpful and it took almost half an hour to sort out the bill. Nothing special about this place at all.

Thank Jaquelr
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to Char grill a few times and I've never been disappointed. Good meat and wine list and of course you can add with oysters if you'd like. All in all its a good experience for a couple or a family or friends....More

Thank SomeLuxuryInLifeOk
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no knowledge of this restaurant before coming. It was in our hotel and I wanted a dinner with a nice view. When we were seated and given menus, I was shocked the prices but decided to treat ourselves and have a nice meal....More

Thank TomFromBellaire
Willmer C, CHAR dining head chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this review

Hi TomFromBellaire We appreciate the time that you have taken to write a review about CHAR dining, and I am very sorry to hear that you have an issue with your cut on your last visit. We normally review all our beef cuts daily to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turned up with no expectations. I'm quite sick of the bund and it's over priced and touristy restaurants. This was very unexpected. Very solid food. They do steak and do it well. Solid sides, nothing too fancy and not trying to be something it's not....More

Thank Jon T
Willmer C, CHAR Dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this review

Hi Jon T I get very exited when I have the opportunity to reply to reviews like yours, definitely a great review, straigh to the point, but making sure that you are able to define the place and the reasons of why did you enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The outside balcony of Char the roof top bar at the boutique Hotel Indigo offered a great vantage point to view the Bund and the skyscrapers on the Pudong side after dark. It's really gorgeous sight at night especially if you get a spot facing...More

Thank LnS2004
Willmer C, CHAR dining Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this review

Hi LnS2004 Thanks for your review of CHAR Bar. After two years working here i do still get impressed every day with the fabulous view that we have from our CHAR dining and Bar. Watching the sunset from what is probably one of the best...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great night at the Chat grill restaurant. We all had the Robinson wagyu steak and this was delicious! Go there again and again and again! Bonne Appetit!More

Thank Marcenlinda2015
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this review

Hi Marcenlinda2015 Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review about your experience at CHAR dining, I definitely agreed with you that the Robbins Island wagyu is an outstanding product and a great addition to our menu since the moment I join...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner there, and it is absolutely the best steak house ever!! Perfect dinner, amazing food and the best service. We spent a great time. The view is impressive! The chef was at our tables my times, this is the first time...More

Thank Ruth C
Willmer C, CHAR head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this review

Hi Ruth C I am very sorry for the late reply, normally i make sure that all my reviews are being taken care wittin one week, but i am working on a new menu and I got side track. With regards of your great review...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First up I want to say I have no problem paying top dollar for excellent food and a great experience. It comes down to value for money. Char promises excellent steaks and the variety of cuts and styles available are impressive, as you would expect...More

1  Thank Shane M
Willmer C, CHAR Head Chef at CHAR bar and grill, responded to this review

Dear Shane M Thanks a lot for taking the time to write a review and carefully describe your experience.I completely remember your table as I wanted to make sure that you and your guest have a good evening after we find out that you have...More

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Kristen C
Does CHAR Bar have a dress code? We would like to pack accordingly.
12 March 2017|
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Response from Shanghai_Indigo | Property representative |
Greetings Although Char, located on the 29th floor of the hotel Indigo in Shanghai is considered the finest steakhouse in Shanghai. To answer your question we pride ourselves on the quality of our steaks and not with the... More
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ahmet_solmaz
Hello, we would like to come 5th of March for dinner with my friend. We will be two. I want to make reservation and please send me your English menu by mail. Regards,
21 February 2017|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi there Sorry for the late reply, please let me know how many people and at what time you would like to come. I am sending you the menu tonight Best regards
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기영 조
I want to know the lunch menu and the steak price.
28 November 2016|
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Response from Willmer C | Property representative |
Hi, very sorry for the late reply but I have just been aware of your question. unfortunately we are not open for lunch at the moment but we will be early on 2017. with regards of our beef prices we have a very large... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$44 - US$116
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-31 Floors, top of Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund, No.585 Zhongshan Dong Er Road | Near Dongmen Road, Shanghai 200010, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > South Bund
  • Neighbourhood: South Bund
  • Phone Number: +86 21 3302 9995
  • E-mail