Hai Di Lao, Changshou Lu

  • Restaurants
  • Chinese
  • Hot Pot
  • Restaurants
  • Chinese
  • Sichuan
468 Changshou Lu

This ever-packed Sichuan-style hotpot chain is rightly legendary for its service, which involves everything from free shoe shines and manicures while you wait (and you will wait) to noodles that come with a kung fu performance. So it's easy to forget how good the hotpot actually tastes – from the speciality beef balls (39RMB) and mutton coils (36RMB) to streaky pork (32RMB), scallops (30RMB), oysters (32RMB) and special mushrooms, it’s all fresh and top quality. The fact that the lime-green-uniformed waitstaff treat you like kings as they serve it up is what makes it a genuinely entertaining evening.

Venue name: Hai Di Lao, Changshou Lu
Opening hours: 24 hours daily
Metro: Changshou Lu
English address: Fourth Floor, Shanghai Zhonghuan Business Tower, 468 Changshou Lu, near Changde Lu, Putuo district
Chinese address: 海底捞火锅,普陀区长寿路468号中环商务大厦4楼, 近常德路