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.