International Restaurant of the Year

See the winners of the Time Out Love Shanghai Awards 2016

You told us what you love about your city in this year’s Love Shanghai Awards – and we threw in a few picks of our own. Now we’re ripping off the wrapping and showing you the crème de la crème of Shanghai. See all the winners below.


The Commune Social

Is it possible to have a bad meal at The Commune Social? NOPE. And if you want one, you’ll have to try pretty damn hard. We like that in a restaurant. From the carefully curated menu and stellar cocktails to the relaxed-but-deft service to the monthly Social Club suppers, they’ve really nailed it.

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511 Jiangning Lu


8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA

‘It’s just pasta. I could do that at home,’ is not a thought that will ever cross your mind at Otto e Mezzo. Here, it’s simplicity elevated and unrivalled – and probably with a shower of truffle shaved on top.

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169 Yuanmingyuan Lu
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Readers' Choice


Perennially packed, Mercato hits the perfect balance of casual, yet sophisticated with some out-of-this-world pizza.

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3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
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