Where to eat the best sheng jian bao in Shanghai – and other great restaurant suggestions

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With its international influences and 20 million trend-loving denizens, Shanghai has no end of fabulous places to eat. Start your day fuelling up alongside locals on fluffy dumplings stuffed with juicy meat and vegetables at a local diner, lunch on aromatic bouillabaisse and crusty-buttery bread at a rustic French bistro, and eat dinner at one of 34 Michelin-starred restaurants. Loosen your waistband and get started with these suggestions from our China expert Lee Cobaj.  

The Bund

The Chop Chop Social Club

Chef Paul Pairet's multi-sensory dining experience offers one of the most exciting meals in the world, but at £465 per head, and with bookings needed months in advance, it's only going to...

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