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The Cathay Room

Add:20 Nanjing Rd E.


Time:12pm-2:30pm; 6pm-10pm



Credit Cards Accepted
English Service Available


At Shanghai’s ‘top table’ for fine European cuisine, with stellar service and sparkling Bund views from the large terrace, The Cathay Room transports guests back almost a century in time to a glamorous bygone era.

The Cathay Restaurant has been Shanghai’s premier dining address since the 1930s, not only for its food delicacies but also for its status as a much celebrated, high profile social institution. Originally remodeled as the Grill Room in 1933, the Cathay Room is where hotel founder and eccentric global traveler, Sir Victor Sassoon, dined with his highbrow friends in true style. Global leaders, celebrities and socialites came for the perfect dining experience, enjoying the exceptional quality of service and unsurpassed Bund panoramas.

Today, the revived Cathay Room embodies the same values of culinary vision, service excellence and social dining. The art deco-inspired Cathay Room serves guests throughout the day in a refined yet relaxed environment. Our professional culinary team selects the finest seasonal ingredients from organic and ecological producers for her inspired creations that overwhelm guests’ taste buds with a dash of haute cuisine flair. Within a day, the vibrant 72-seat dining room evolves from sun-drenched luncheon room to seductive evening restaurant.

Lunch is served in The Cathay Room from 12pm until 2.30 pm. A sociable dining experience with elegantly presented European home style cuisine and the unrivalled views overlooking the Bund. Every Mon – Fri, The Cathay Room serves business lunch set of specialties like Blue Crab Salad, Norwegian Salmon, Australian Angus Beef Sirloin and Seared Sea Bass.

Business Lunch Sets are 238RMB or 288RMB including a glass of fresh juice, beer or house wine. Natural to the room’s exciting elegance and friendly style, evening dinner is a sophisticated social event. Authentic European classics and contemporary creations highlight premium cuts of meat and seafood accompanied by fresh seasonal vegetables and salads. Celebrate your weekends in ultimate style overlooking the Bund and Huangpu River at The Cathay Room & Level 9 Terrace. The exclusive dining address at the heart of the riverfront has launched a gourmet Weekend Brunch embracing the finest views of the landmark Bund.

Served on Sunday between 11.30 and 14.30, the sophisticated Brunch experience features a spectacular seafood counter, plus a la carte main dishes and decadent desserts. The Cathay Room also presents unlimited pours of exclusive Champagne, plus a premium‘Hops & Vines’ menu. Reserve a table in the intimately styled dining room, or on the spacious Bund-view terrace. RMB 598 per person (without alcohol) or RMB 798 per person (with unlimited Champagne and Wine selection).

Since developing its passion for excellence in 1929, The Cathay Room’s extensive wine list features more than 250 European and New World labels, including a large selection of medium and full-bodied reds for perfect matching of the prime cuts of meat. A dozen wines are also served by the glass. The Cathay Room is located on the ninth floor of Fairmont Peace Hotel, 20 Nanjing Road East Shanghai, China 200002. It is open daily from 6am until 10.30pm. For bookings, please contact +86 21 6138 6881 or email peacehotel@fairmont.com

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