Lonely Planet Shanghai Updates (March 2010)


Lost Heaven 花马天堂外滩店 (p162) The stylish Yunnan restaurant has a new branch near the Bund!

Address: 17 East Yan’an Rd, cross street South Sichuan Rd 延安东路17号, 近四川南路

Phone: 6330 0967; Map


Vargas Grill (p 162, Eating/French Concession) Eduardo Vargas’s new grill upstairs from Azul/Viva has closed.

Other Updates

From the Shanghai Daily:

The Bund area, which has been under reconstruction for two years, will open to the public on March 28, city officials announced on March 2. The Fairmont Peace Hotel is also due to reopen on the same day after three years’ restoration. The daily standard room price will be around US$300.

PASSENGERS can call “96990” to check the timetable of flights at the city’s two airports, Hongqiao and Pudong (Chinese and English). You can also send text messages of the flight numbers to “021-2333-0999” to get the flight information. The cost is 0.1 yuan for each message.

<strong>Blue Frog</strong> (p 172, Eating/Jing’an) The Blue Frog location on Tongren Rd has closed, though their other branches remain open.

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