The 2-Michelin Star restaurant in Shanghai, Yi Long Court is famous for providing some of the best Cantonese dishes along with classis Chinese dishes with a modern touch. Executive Chinese Chef Tang Chi combines unique culinary techniques in classic Chinese dishes to offer the customers an unique dining experience with his signature dishes including the Organic tomato soup with giant grouper fillet, Barbecued Jiangsu Kurobuta pork, and Fried rice with king crab, Jin Hua ham and fresh vegetables.
Yi Long Court comes with 7 large and spacious private dining rooms and each of the room has been named after the popular Chinese drink, the Chinese Tea. And every room comes with its unique design, theme and décor. In Mao Feng room, one of the Chinese private room comes with a green palette and a beautiful green chandelier hanging in the ceiling, wardrobe made in western style along with tables made using marbles. These settings quaintly remind you of the 1920s Shanghai style.
The interior design is conceptualized and designed by the famous interior designer henry Leung and the main idea behind the design was to recreate the magic of the culture and the design elements of the 1920s, largely considered to be the Golden Age of Shanghai. It was during that period that Shanghai got its unique style and culture and also sort of mixed with the traditional Shanghai culture.
If you are looking for a prestigious dining experience, then you can check if the exclusive Chef’s table is available that can seat a maximum of 8 persons. The chef’s tables comes with a minimalist design and also close to the open kitchen and hence the guests can easily have a sneak peek into the kitchen to see how the team led by Chef Tang Chi Keung work their magic with the food.
A special mention need to be provided for the dim sum as is it is definitely out of the world food along with a high-quality customer service. This restaurant is definitely worth for the delicious food that is freshly prepared and served right in front of you.
Born in Hong Kong, Chef Tan Chi Keung entered into the culinary scene in an early age and worked his way up the culinary ladder and has held almost every position in the kitchen. His dedication and passion towards cooking only led him to the position he is now. When you are at Yong Li Court, you are at the hands of a Maestro who can weave his magic with the food including Cantonese dishes, regional Chinese and dim sum favorites.
Before opening the Yong Li Court, Chef Tan spent almost 5 years in Hei Fung Terrace at The Peninsula Tokyo and helped it a gain a Michelin Star.
Michelin Guide Shanghai 2018: Two Stars ☆☆
Michelin Guide Shanghai 2017: Two Stars ☆☆
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Dress Code: Smart Casual.