Scandinavian Restaurants in Shanghai

Scandinavian food isn't represented in Shanghai very well. In fact, other than the Ikea Cafe, there is not a dedicated restaurant that represents the furthers northern portion of Europe very well. There are, however, great fusion European restaurants and great seafood restaurants. If you blend the two you may have something bordering Scandinavian fare.

The Ikea Cafe actually serves quite decent food. You'll love the meatballs, and once you are done shopping there are Scandinavian brats and buns that are extremely popular (and incredibly cheap!) Although most people hate shopping there, the items are good and the Ikea Cafe makes it worth the trip.

M on the Bund, Laris and T8 are high-end European restaurants that claim to have a broad range of European cuisines that could include foods from their brethren to the north. These are great bets for fancy nights on the town where you'll want to see and be seen.

Slightly more laid back, Sasha's and the Whampoa Club offer European fusions with a touch of class but without the same cost factor. And even if you don't find anything Scandinavian on the menu you may not care after these great meals.

Scandinavian food involves seafood, and in that vain although you may not find ludafisk, you can get great sushi at Oyama Sushi and great creatures from the deep at the Fortuna Seafood Restaurant.

Ikea Cafe

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126 Caoxi Bei Lu, Near Sanhui Lu

Swedish cafe in the IKEA building...
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M on the Bund

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7/F, No. 5 The Bund
Guangdong Lu

Modern cuisine with an old-fashioned view and renown atmosphere...
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11 Dongping Lu
Corner of Heng Shan Lu

Colonial Style Dinning at extreme prices with comfort in style...
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6/F 3 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Lu
Near Guangdong Lu

Fine Dining with a famous chef and astonishing view...
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Chunfeng Songyue Lou

Bailing Lu 23
Corner of Jiujiaochang Lu

Vegans rejoice! A center for like-minded eaters in Yu Yuan...
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124 Jinxian Lu

Quaint restaurant with no menu and only 4 tables...
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T8 Restaurant and Bar

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Lane 181 Tai Cang Road
8 Xintiandi North Part

Pan-Asian cuisine at its best...
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Whampoa Club

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3 Zhong Shan Dong Yi
Three on the Bund

The real taste of Shanghai...
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Fortuna Seafood Restaurant

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111 Tian Mu Xi Lu
3F East China Hotel

Near the railway station, the best fish in town...
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Oyama Sushi Bar

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20 Donghu Lu, 2F
Near Huaihai Lu

Sushi done perfectly, prices that wont make you cry...
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