40 Restaurants Receive Stars in the 2020 Shanghai Michelin Guide

By Cristina Ng, September 19, 2019

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Today, Michelin announced its 2020 picks for Shanghai in their fourth installment of the city's guide. Whether you buy into the Michelin hype or not, the 2020 Michelin Guide is bound to influence our city's chefs, diners and restaurants. 

One of the biggest surprises of last year's list was T'ang Court losing a star and leaving Paul Pairet's Ultraviolet alone at the top of the heap. So, what happened? Did they get their star back or (gasp) lose another? Although we have to admit, the biggest question on our mind is whether PHENIX in The Puli Hotel kept its star under the leadership of new chef Pierrick Maire. Former chef Michael Wilson, whose cooking earned the star, left in April of this year. 

Enough chit-chat, read on for the full winner's list. 

Three Stars

"A restaurant worth a special journey, indicating exceptional cuisine where diners eat extremely well, often superbly. Distinctive dishes are precisely executed, using superlative ingredients."


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Two Stars

"A restaurant worth a detour, indicating excellent cuisine, skillfully and carefully crafted dishes of outstanding quality."

8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana
Canton 8
Imperial Treasure
Ji Pin Court (promotion)
L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon
Taian Table (promotion)
Xin Rong Ji (Nanyang Lu)
Yongfoo Elite

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One Star

"A good place to stop on your journey, indicating a very good restaurant in its category, offering cuisine prepared to a consistently high standard."

Amazing Chinese Cuisine 
Bao Li Xuan (new)
Cheng Long Hang (Huangpu) (new)
Da Dong (Xuhui & Jing'an)
Da Vittorio
Fu He Hui
Il Ristorante - Niko Romito 
Jade Mansion
Jean Georges 
Jin Xuan (new)
Lao Zheng Xing
Le Comptoir de Pierre Gagnaire 
Le Patio & La Famille (Sichuan Zhong Lu)
Lei Garden (Xuhui & Pudong)
Maison Lameloise (new)
Ming Court (new)
Moose (Changning)
Moose (Pudong) (new)
Seventh Son
Sir Elly's
T’ang Court
Dashu Wujie (Bund) 
Xin Rong Ji (Xuhui) (new)
Yi Long Court
Yong Fu (Maoming Lu)
Yong Yi Ting
Yu Zhi Lan (new)

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Bib Gourmand Restaurants

"Fantastic cooking at prices under RMB200 per person." 

A Niang Mian
Da Hu Chun (Sichuan Lu)
Din Tai Fung (Shanghai Centre)
Four Seasons
Gong De Lin (West Nanjing Lu)
Hai Jin Zi (Jinxian Lu)
Hao Sheng 
Lan Ting 
Lan Xin 
Lu Bo Lang
Mao Long
Mi Thai
Nanxiang Steam Bun (City of God Temple) (new)
Polux (new)
Rong Cuisine (Huangpu) 
Rong Shu Noodle Soup with Yellow Croaker (new)
Tasty Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop
Wujie (SWFC)
Wujie (Xujiahui Park)
Yangzhou Fan Dian (Middle Fujian Lu)
Ye Olde Station
Yong Fu Mini (new)

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