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There's no better way to experience the bustling streets of Shanghai than by foot. Try over 12 local dishes at 5 seated restaurants on Shanghai's most authentic culinary experience! We seriously get off the beaten path to discover neighborhoods and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Changle Road, Shanghai, China
Former French Concession
+86 156 9210 9030
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice and tasty tour......one goes to places that one would never find as a tourist...even 2 locals were in our tour and happy to find new places...guides Libby and Nick were knowledgable, friendly....alround a great experienceMore

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NickZ507, Manager at Lost Plate Shanghai Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for such a fantastic review, it means a lot to us to know when someone who stays in Shanghai found the ​surprise on our tour. We take great pride in what we do so we are always happy to know that our guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Lost Plate food tour in the French Concession area. We were taken to restaurants we would never have tried and food we would not have experienced without the local knowledge of our guide. We were also fortunate to be with a great...More

Thank Lisa B
NickZ507, Manager at Lost Plate Shanghai Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your fantastic review! We are happy to show you where the locals eat and experience a different side of Shanghai by weaving through the alleys. One of the best way to learn about a country and her culture is through its food...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a private chef/caterer and I wanted to experience the local cuisine of Shanghai. This was the perfect way to walk the city and try some of the local favorites. Not only was the food amazing, but our guide Nick Zhang was extraordinary. We...More

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NickZ507, Manager at Lost Plate Shanghai Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Holly, thank you for the great review! I was so happy to spend the memorable evening with you! It means a lot to us that someone who's in the food business found our food amazing! We take great pride in carefully selecting the restaurants...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time in Shanghai. Our tour guide, Nick, met us at a very good landmark so we wouldn't waste time looking for a meeting place that was hard to find. Nick is knowledgeable and intelligent, our tour with him was well worth...More

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NickZ507, Manager at Lost Plate Shanghai Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this superb review! We really appreciate your strong recommendation. It was my pleasure hosting you! I enjoyed bringing you guys to the hidden local restaurants that we carefully selected and sharing bits of food culture while we immerse in the authentic atmosphere....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried items I would normally not seek out and learned quite a bit about Shanghai, too, since our guide kindly answered my many questions. The only downside was that the other people on the tour (two couples) were terrible bores but that certainly is not...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfect way to literally get a taste of Shanghai. Our guide Tingyu made the tour special! She was very prepared in directing us to the proper locations. Also, she preordered all the dishes so we waited less than five minutes at each...More

Thank mnicastro18
NickZ507, Manager at Lost Plate Shanghai Food Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for such an awesome review mnicastro18, and for joining two tours with Lost Plate! Tingyu had a super fun time hosting the group that night and you are right that our tour shows you a different side of Shanghai that you would otherwise...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I spent two weeks in China, and we did lost plate tours in each city. My friend and I loved each and every tour, but the Shanghai breakfast and night tours were definitely our favorites. Our tour guide, Nick, was very helpful...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took Lost Plate’s Shanghai evening food tour in September 2018 after having an extraordinary experience with them in Beijing. Our guide Nick was extremely nice and knowledgeable. Food was good, but not as impressive as the one from the Beijing tour. Maybe limiting the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was truly a highlight of our trip to Shanghai. The food was excellent. The restaurants were small, family-run places we would never have found on our own, and our guide was fun and knowledgeable. Also, the format is a small group and feels...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour with Melissa last Saturday. We went to four restaurants, all distinctive. One was just xiao long bao with locally sourced ingredients. One traditional shanghai food. One new takes on traditional dishes. Finally, an all night noodle place (shanghai style). All excellent...More

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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