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Urban Thai

393 Da Gu Road, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6327 1800
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“green curry” (5 reviews)
“thai food” (11 reviews)
“papaya salad” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
393 Da Gu Road, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the curries specially masaman curry...And the chicken with cashew and the mango sticky rice plus the really good Thai iced Tea..Good food, good service good staff...

Thank richardlatorre20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food at Urban Thai - found the food to be quite authentic😄. We found the Urban Thai management - specifically Nawadi - to be very amenable and went on to request Urban Thai to cater a dinner at our house. Nawadi was helpful...More

Thank Radhika201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best Thai food in Shanghai! The green curry is rich and nicely spicy, the basil chicken is flavorful, the tom yum soup is smooth and fresh, and the fish cakes are just soooo goooood! For dessert and drinks go for the mango...More

1  Thank Kristine F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We‘ve visited this place by coincidence. It was a very nice experience. The food was very delicious (spicy, but not too spicy) and truly authentic Thai - even though the owner of the place is a western guy ;-). Also the (huge!) cocktails are highly...More

Thank nexuspoint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lovely restaurant with great service and vegetarian friendly. They have a lunch special daily which is great and reasonable! The staff were really sweet and even gave us a complimentary dessert. Food was tasty! Definitely recommend it!

Thank Bianca W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Came here on a Tuesday night around 9. It was very quiet but the vibe was nice with an eclectic decor style. The food was delicious. I had the spicy pork with chillies and basil and a few glasses of wine whereas my friends had...More

Thank Marellise
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Lovely restaurant on a funky little street (with other cool-looking places, restaurants and bars nearby). Food was excellent - curries were a definite hit, super tasty and authentic. Pad Thai very good but not the best I've ever tasted. We also had the mango and...More

Thank MelFH55
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Really nice Thai food for reasonable prices. Also very friendly staff and great service which serve you the best way!

Thank traveller204
Reviewed 10 November 2016

In a nutshell, Urban Thai is a cute little place with a nice atmosphere. The food they serve is good, but the menu selection quite mediocre - and not unlike a million Thai places in every part of the world. Lots of deep fried proteins,...More

Thank jokerbee10
Reviewed 22 October 2016

My friend and I went here, and had both dinner and dessert. I had some vegetarian thai noodles which were superb and as my dessert i got the mango sticky rice which was AMAZEBALLS too! Both of us had the Lime ice tea, and i...More

Thank Caroline T
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple,
while the main artery of excitement and entertainment
is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French
Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign
residents but displays a more commercial character.
Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and
trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing
Road, but areas off the busy street have the same
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 Da Gu Road, Shanghai 200000, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an
  • Neighbourhood: Jing'an
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6327 1800
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Urban Thai was launched in 2011 by a mother-daughter duo.Our beloved Thai chief Mummy brought her recipes straight from Thailand. She cook the best Pad Thai, green and red curries, crabs, Pad Si Ew to the people of Shanghai.Everything is fresh and we cautiously choose all our all our superior.You can complete the experience with some signature drinks and great wines. Vegetarian menu available.
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