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The China Club

13/F, Bank St. Send to Phone
Shanghai circa 1930s lives on in this David Tang-designed clubhouse, which also is home to a contemporary Chinese art collection.


Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late

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The China Club Restaurant Review

: The China Club is an exclusive, members-only destination that spans the top three floors of the Old Bank of China Building. Conceptualized by David Tang, the clubhouse interior has an elegant Shanghainese retro chic ambience, which materializes into décor that harkens back to the Pearl of the Orient’s 1930s glory days. While the ornate dining room is located on the 13th floor, there are also private rooms, an extensive library and a bar on the upper two floors (don’t miss the view from the terrace). The menu has been designed to please both locals and out-of-town visitors, with traditional Cantonese dishes served alongside Northern classics and other more common Chinese recipes. We recommend the roasted Peking duck and the addictive barbecue pork, sweetened and skillfully cooked. A good selection of dim sum is served during the day. The drinks list is adequate but average, with all the usual contenders among wines, beers, spirits and cocktails available (there’s a good G&T, mind you). Desserts are a Chinese affair, so expect sweet, healthy bean-based soups or freshly baked custard tarts. Service is attentive and the live nightly jazz adds to the nostalgic atmosphere.

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