If you are looking for the best Shanghai Cuisine in Taipei, just check out the Shanghai Pavilion located at the 39th floor of the Far Eastern plaza Hotel. The restaurant not only offers some spectacular views of the city from above, the guest are also treated with some extravagant Shanghai cuisine that you can’t find anywhere in Taipei. Since it is located in one of the busy and classic hotels in the city, it attracts a diverse class of guest’s right from businessmen, sports celebrities, media and tourists along with local foodies. But the décor inside the restaurant seems to be of old world décor and the music playing the background is somewhat from the 1920’s Chinese classic music. Hence, you feel some sort of inside some Old Shanghai setting amidst the busy and modern Taipei city.
Regarded as “Taipei’s Best Shanghainese Restaurant”, the Shanghai Pavilion offers a wide range of delicious dishes along with a varied selection of Chinese teas and western spirits. Both the main dining hall and the private dining rooms offer mesmerizing city and mountain views. The guest list at the Shanghai Pavilion many famous celebrities including the former US President Bill Clinton along with many other top foreign diplomats.
Headed by Chef Tai Chung Lin, a veteran with over 40 years of culinary experience is much acclaimed for his Shanghai cuisine with a touch of Taiwanese flavor that includes some signature dishes like drunken chicken and braised rock lobster.
Chef Tai Chung-lin has been at the Shanghai Pavilion right since it was opened in 1994 and with over 40 years of experience, he brings on an authentic menu that is filled with some unforgettable element. Previous to Shanghai Pavilion, Chef Tai has served at many international hotels in New York.
According to Chef Tai, every dish need to be presentable to the guest as presentation is equally important in garnering the attention of the guest along with its exquisite taste. Hence, you can expect some delicious Shanghainese dishes delivered in some gorgeous presentations. His menu also resonates the traditions of the Shanghai culture in the 1920s and is packed with lip-smacking dishes and a visit to the Shanghai Pavilion will be a one of kind of experience.
Shanghai Set Menu | 13 course | NTD 3'800+
Contemporary Set Menu | 13 course | NTD 3'200+
Gourmet Set Menu | 13 course | NTD 2'600+
Modern Set Menu | 13 course | NTD 2'200+
Delicacy Set Menu | 12 course | NTD 1'600+
Vegetarian Set Menu | 13 course | NTD 1'800+
Dress Code: Smart Casual.
Corkage Fee: NTD 1'000 per bottle