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Shanghai Blues

193-197 High Holborn
London , England , United Kingdom

Housed in the Gothic-style Holborn Hall, formerly the St. Giles Library, this Shanghainese restaurant combines the aesthetics of a clubby cocktail lounge and a traditional Chinese teahouse. The bar is illuminated with neon blue lights, while the two dining rooms contain hanging lanterns, cherry blossom wall prints, and white-clothed tables topped with red votive candles. On Friday and Saturday evenings, live jazz and blues music fills the space. In addition to entrées like the barbecued pipa (banjo) duck, the restaurant also serves inventive dim sum dishes like the “mini golden pumpkins”: pumpkin-juice pastries filled with fresh pumpkin and Chinese mushrooms.

Last updated 2012-03-05 19:55:24 UTC
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