2018 Food & Drink Awards Nominees: Western Cuisine

By That's Shanghai, August 28, 2018

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It's that time of year again; our biggest event of the season: the 16th edition of the That's Shanghai Food & Drink Awards, which is proudly sponsored by Heineken and hosted by Bar Rouge.

Just like every year, readers have a month to vote for their favorite restaurants, bars, chefs, cafes, mixologists and more. Find out how to vote right here.

Voting is open all month until August 31, and the winners will be announced at our exclusive awards ceremony next month. Until then, we'll be introducing the categories and rounding up the nominees. Today, we're looking at all the nominees for Shanghai's favorite places to eat Western cuisine.

American Restaurant of the Year

Al's Diner
Boxing Cat Brewery
Cafe Bellagio, Bellagio Shanghai
Charlie's Burger
Chicken and Egg
Diner
Element Fresh
Element Fresh Vintage
Hai by Goga
Highline
Liquid Laundry
Munchies
POP American Brasserie
Urban Diner
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

Burger of the Year

Beef & Liberty
Bistro Burger
Blue Frog
Cafe Bellagio, Bellagio Shanghai
Charlie's Burger
Diner
Fat Cow
Fatburger
Grinder
Habit Burger
Little Creatures Brewer's Lab
New York Style Steak & Burger
POP American Brasserie
Urban Diner
White Castle

Pizza of the Year

Bella Napoli
Capo
D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana
Gemma
Homeslice
Joe's Pizza
Mammamia!
Mercato
Nene
New York Style Pizza
Pizza Street
PizzaExpress
Sale e Pepe Italian Restaurant & Winebar
Scarpetta
Zozzo Pizza

Mexican Restaurant of the Year

Bordertown
Cantina Agave
El Luchador / El Santo
La Coyota
Maya
Mayita
Pistolera
Taco Laoban
Tacolicious

Spanish Restaurant of the Year

Albero, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Alma
Brownstone Tapas & Lounge
Chelae
El Willy
Estado Puro
HowFun Paella Bar
Las Tapas
Malabar
Mercado 505
MERCADO DE WAIMA
OLA Bar & Restaurant
Pirata
Sibarita, Le Meridien, Shanghai, Minhang
Tomatito

French Restaurant of the Year

Akme
Bistro 321 Le Bec
Chez Maurice Bistro
Coquille
Cuivre
Franck (Le Bistro Tradition)
Jean Georges
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
La Maison Gourmande
La Queue de Chiot
Le Bouchon
Le Comptoir de Pierre Gagnaire, Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li
La Saleya
Le Salon
L'Atelier Quartier, Golden Tulip Shanghai Rainbow
Maison Lameloise
Maison Papillon
Mr & Mrs Bund
Oxalis
Paradox
Paris Rouge
Phenix, The PuLi Hotel and Spa
QG French Bistro
Racines
Restaurant-Ecole Institute Paul Bocuse

Latin American Restaurant of the Year

Azul Tapas Lounge
Boteco (Found 158)
Colca
El Bodegon
Latina
Maya
Mayita
Pistolera

Italian Restaurant of the Year

8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana
Atto Primo
Bella Napoli
Casanova Italian Cuisine
D.O.C Gastronomia Italiana
Da Marco
Favorita
Gemma
Goodfellas
Isola
La Vite
Mercato
Mito
Nene
Pistacchio
PizzaExpress
Scarpetta
Seve
The Kitchen Salvatore Cuomo
Va Bene Restaurant & Bar Terrace

Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year

8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana
Akme
Bespoke, The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
Bo Shanghai
Dining Room
Jean Georges
L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Le Comptoir de Pierre Gagnaire, Capella Shanghai Jian Ye Li
M on the Bund
Maison Lameloise
Mr & Mrs Bund
Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen
Pelham's, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Sir Elly's, The Peninsula Shanghai
Tai'an Table
The Pine at Ruijin
Ultraviolet

Steakhouse of the Year

Chez Maurice Bistro
Morton's Steakhouse
Phipps Steakhouse
Ribone Steakhouse
Roosevelt Prime Steakhouse
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
Shanghai Slims
The Bull & Claw
THE CUT Steak & Fries

Hotel Steakhouse of the Year

1515 West Chophouse, Jing An Shangri-La
CHAR Bar & Grill, Hotel Indigo Shanghai on the Bund
DOME Steak and Wine, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Changfeng Park
Fifty 8 Grill, Mandarin Oriental Pudong Shanghai
JW's California Grill, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Tomorrow Square
The Grill, Grand Hyatt Shanghai
The MEAT, Kerry Hotel Pudong Shanghai

Contemporary Western Restaurant of the Year

Apollo
Barbarian
Bird
Cafe Gray Deluxe, The Middle House
CommBiz
Commune Social
Daliah
Goose Island Brewhouse
Hai by Goga
Highline
Jade on 36 Restaurant, Pudong Shangri-La
M1NT Restaurant & Grill
Mercedes me, The Bund
Old Point & Co
Pasha Turkish Restaurant
Pelikan
RAW Eatery & Wood Grill
Roof325 Restaurant & Bar
Social, The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
STYX
The Cannery
THE CUT Steak & Fries
The Nest
Thought for Food
Zeitgeist Bavarian Eatery & Bar

Restaurant with an Outstanding View

100 Century Avenue Restaurant, Park Hyatt Shanghai
Char Bar & Grill, Hotel Indigo
Cucina, Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Flair Rooftop Restaurant & Bar
Jade on 36, Pudong Shangri-La East Shanghai
Kathleen's Waitan
Lost Heaven (The Bund)
M on the Bund
Maison Lameloise
Marriott Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Tomorrow Square
Mayita
Mr & Mrs Bund
Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen
POP American Brasserie
Roof325 Restaurant & Bar
Ruiku, Wanda Reign on the Bund
Sir Elly's, The Peninsula Hotel
Siya Cuisine
THE CUT Rooftop
The Fellas Terrace
The Grill on 56, Grand Hyatt Shanghai
VUE Restaurant, Hyatt on the Bund
Xiang Yue, Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor

Hotel Italian Restaurant of the Year

Acqua, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Basilico, InterContinental Shanghai Expo
Calypso, Jing An Shangri-La West Shanghai
Camelia, Four Seasons Hotel Pudong
Casalingo, Marriott Pudong East
Cucina, Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Danieli's, The Hongta Hotel
Frasca, The Middle House
La Scala, The Sukhothai Shanghai
LAGO, Bellagio Shanghai
Leonardo's, The Kunlun Jing An
Prego, Westin Bund Center Shanghai
Scena, The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong

Hotel Brunch of the Year

Cachet, The Langham, Shanghai Xintiandi
Cafe Gray Deluxe, The Middle House
Camelia, Four Seasons Hotel Pudong
Dining Room, Park Hyatt Shanghai
Feast Signature Restaurant, Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel & Residences
Grand Brasserie, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Kitchen Studios, Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai
Level 1, InterContinental Shanghai Pudong
Marriott Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Tomorrow Square
ON56, Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Park Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Changfeng Park
Phenix, The PuLi Hotel and Spa
Pudong City Bistro, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East
Shanghai City Bistro, Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Center
Social, The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
Cathay RoomFairmont Peace Hotel
The Stage, Westin Bund Center Shanghai
Treasure Shabu & ECCO, InterContinental Hotel Puxi
Vie All Day Dining, Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental
VUE Restaurant, Hyatt on the Bund
Yi Cafe, Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, East Shanghai

Hotel Buffet of the Year

C Market, Cordis, Shanghai, Hongqiao
Cafe Reign, Wanda Reign on the Bund
Elements Restaurant, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Essence, Hilton Hongqiao Shanghai
Feast Signature Restaurant, Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel & Residences
Five Live, InterContinental Shanghai NECC
Goji Kitchen & Bar, Marriott Shanghai Kangqiao
Grand Cafe, Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Market Cafe, Hyatt Regency Chongming
Market Cafe, Hyatt Regency Shanghai, Wujiaochang
Marriott Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Tomorrow Square
Park Cafe, JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai Changfeng Park
Pudong City Bistro, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East
Shanghai City Bistro, Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview
Social, The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
Tops & Terrace Restaurant, Twelve at Hengshan
Yi Cafe, Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

Brunch of the Year

Al's Diner
Backstage by Light & Salt
Bread Etc.
Commune Social
Cuivre
El Willy 
Ginger by the Park
Hakkasan
Henkes
Highline
Jean Georges
Le Comptoir de Pierre Gagnaire
Liquid Laundry
M on the Bund
Mr & Mrs Bund
Oxalis
POP American Brasserie
The Bull & Claw
The Cannery
The Nest
Va Bene Restaurant & Bar Terrace

Seafood Restaurant of the Year

Bespoke, The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan
Coquille
Hooked
Jumbo Seafood
Little Catch
Moosan
Morton's Steak and Seafood Grille
Osteria
Poke Poke
The Cannery
The Plump Oyster


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The deadline to submit votes is August 31 at 11.59pm. Any submissions sent after will not be counted.

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Is your choice not listed in the daily WeChat vote? Message our account "[Category]: [Your Choice]" and we'll count it as a write-in vote. One write-in vote per user only. Submissions sent after the vote closes will not be considered.

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