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Ding Tai Fung (Yuyuan Garden)

) #158 of 15,977 Restaurants in Shanghai $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
FangBang Middle Road 168, Yu Cheng ShiShang, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6334 1008
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
18 Mar 2017
“Best dumpling in Shanghai”
21 Apr 2016
“No more there”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
FangBang Middle Road 168, Yu Cheng ShiShang, Shanghai, China
Neighbourhood: Old Town
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This restaurant is part of a chain and is in a mall location but the food was out of this world. The dumplings were the best we had throughout our trip to China. We had lunch there and was very happy with the service especially...More

Thank Delores G
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a great restaurant that i when to before but the outlet are no more in operation. I travel a long way to get disappointed as the outlet are no more in operation.

2  Thank Jacson_Kueh
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Went there alone having read of all of these rave reviews and the only thing I can really remember about the meal was my reaction on getting the bill - one of awe, that any restaurant could sell me chinese takeaway quality food, at michelin...More

1  Thank AllyGBrussels
Reviewed 16 October 2015

My friend took me there for some xiolongbao and dim sum, even though there's a chain in my city (BKK) I wanted to try it. Everything she ordered was great and delicious. The service was good and fast, but we were there after lunch hours....More

Thank Kaneth25341
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We were there for dinner and it was almost empty. Food quality was mixed, xiao long bao were excellent and won ton soup was tasteless. Way overpriced, you find better places for much less.

1  Thank Tobias A
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The xiaolongbao were, as always, beyond perfection and all the dishes were really tasty. We were disappointed that some dishes were not available as the hot and sour soup is usually good. The black sesame balls in sweet soup are probably the most delicious dessert...More

Thank Edses
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Should try the truffle dumplings. But my partner doesnt want to. And we almost lost it and eat somewhere else if we havent ask someone. They should indicated that dindaifung alrdy moved upstairs. In china,problems are no certain direction for everything.

3  Thank Josclind A
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Loved it!! All as promised. We had wandered Shanghai for 3 days and really enjoyed the dumplings offered here! Just across from the Yue Gardens entrance.

1  Thank Anne H
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We were on a day-tour of Shanghai and our guide led us to the restaurant for lunch and made some personal recommendations for which items were particularly good. She was so right! This place is delicious and in particular we loved the soup dumplings, spicy...More

1  Thank elleay
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We visited Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macao in July 2015 and the Ding Tai Fung near the Yuyuan Garden was where we had our best meal during that trip. We tried all kinds of dumplings and it was absolutely delicious. They arent the cheapest...More

Thank JopaniBobani
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: FangBang Middle Road 168, Yu Cheng ShiShang, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6334 1008