Add:No. 41, Jing'an Villa, 1025 Nanjing Road W.
Time:2pm - 10pm (Tuesdays - Sundays)
As one of the burgeoning trendy cafes in this central-yet-quiet spot, Hooper is a perfect place to rest your legs after a couple of hours shopping among the hustle and bustle of Nanjing Road W. At Hooper, visitors are welcome to relax by sipping a cup of coffee or having a chat with friends. Featuring quite sophisticated design, lush plants and cultural events, Hooper affords its patrons a simple selection of coffee, Chinese teas and hand-made desserts from 20 yuan (US$3.13) and up. The eight owners are all architects based in Shanghai and they have achieved their goal of creating a place where not only their friends, but all visitors, can unwind after a hectic day.