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Hongmei Enterainment Street

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Copy of Western style pubs and restaurants

If you look for some Western like restaurants Hongmei Entertainment street is an option.You find... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
916andreask
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Go if you don't speak Mandarin

I was staying at the Hilton nearby so it is only a 5 minute walk away over the footbridge. If you... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Sinead M
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1 Oct 2017
“Bars but no music”
28 Jul 2017
“Copy of Western style pubs and restaurants”
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This street is for Foreigners mostly but also for anybody else.This place is great place to find resturants from different countries,Cafes,Sports bars, Breweries, a very Lively nite life a must see! Also the street is very scenic s well!
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Hongmei Road and Laowai Street, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

It used to have 6 bands at the various clubs/pubs; however, locals complained about the noise off “entrainment street” in a fake method to drive up rental cost for the rundown and overpriced apartments that the locals rent to foreigners So they got the local...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

If you look for some Western like restaurants Hongmei Entertainment street is an option.You find sports bar atmosphere, breweries,German style,Italian style, French style,Greek style and some local style restaurants. It gets crowded around 8 pm and later on with live music. Prices and quality of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 916andreask
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I was staying at the Hilton nearby so it is only a 5 minute walk away over the footbridge. If you are in shanghai and don't speak mandarin you won't get very far but here everyone speaks english to a degree and takes credit card....More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Ostensibly meant for foreigners, Laowaijie is a nice area of the city...we were here for lunch in a nice complex with a unique ambience (background wall built in the form of a train) and enjoyed a nice walk around the area post lunch....

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank DipuKV
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Hongmei lu or laowaijie has a more watered down ambience. A street running from one end to another if a block, it boasts of pubs, restaurants, pubs , restaurants... You will find a wide variety of cuisines and watering holes with live bands. It's brings...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Q6527IWrobertw
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

The name says it all, it's one side street packed full of bars and restaurants of various quality and styles. What makes the place so popular with many westerners (and also of course Chinese) is that it is quite far away from the centre of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Firestarter69
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Hongmei rd aka Laowai jie is good place for comfort food. This is popular place with many expats, as you can get here decent variety of western food (e.g. American and German). You can find also Thai and Indian food. Big Bamboo is a decent...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Abramis
Reviewed 13 February 2015

If you are in Shanghai and are yearning for 'normal' western food Hongmei Lu is the place to go - burgers, beer, thai, mexican, etc etc are all available on this pedestrian street

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Clive G
Reviewed 28 June 2014

An outstanding food street with restaurants of different nationalities & respective cuisines. For Halal food my host took me to an Iranian restaurant named Shiraz Restaurant, the food was great.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Usman A
Reviewed 4 November 2013

... just take a taxi to Hongmei Road (Or "Laowai Jie" for the taxi driver). you find a number of different international restaurants, some sport bars, some places to hang out even late night. But there are also a few places, where you better do...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank ralfm844
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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and
entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of
residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle
pockets that have their own unique attractions. The
schools have formed pockets of international
communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang.
Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have
built up over the years to cater to these communities.
...More
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