|287, B R Ambedkar Road, Parel, Mumbai – 12
“The Shanghai Club” an ideal restaurant for the true connoisseur of oriental food is tucked into one corner of the bustling Multicuisine
complex. A stark contrast of epical dimensions awaits the guest at the entrance of the authentic “Shanghai Club”. The contradistinction is created by the cheerful melee of Kebabs & Kurries as it melts away to stupendously reveal a condescending serenity that is truly characteristic of the exotic east; constantly defying definition. The conceptualization of an authentic Oriental restaurant is reciprocated by the presence of the wooden Chinese Dragons that adorn the roof; the paradoxical Oriental symbol of wealth and luck.
THE LOOK AND AMBIENCE
Stepping into the fascinating world of “Shanghai Club” incessantly reveals quaint and demure high wooden ceilings with exposed and exquisitely created
teak rafters. A nostalgic reminiscence of China’s culturally rich and gastronomically superior past - where turbulent and diabolical quakes
resulted in an immense exodus that forced residents to live in wooden houses with beams and rafters. Here, at the “Shanghai Club” festive and
invigorating lanterns in multitudes of maroon and ivory raw silk dot and beautify the serene surrounding. It incorporates subdued warmth and a colorful depth to the traditional Asiatic décor. The harmonious blend of the flame polished granite and sturdy Burma Teak flooring add an extravagantly sophisticated gleam, once
again in distinctly sharp contrast to the joyous rustic interiors of the Indian Restaurant.
The kitchen offers the most popular dishes of the Shanghai region, perfect for the well–seasoned traveler with a knowing palate. Perfect as well for the novice–gourmand who is keen on widening his gastronomical vocabulary.
The overseas Chef Yang will ensure authentic cuisines from this region. An honest and coherent effort is made to introduce delicate and neutral ingredients that promise to harmonize with the red hot fiery dipping sauces. The sweet flavors surprise and shock simultaneously with a brilliance flash of tangy sourness and the indelible crisp textures pleasantly enclosed an exclusive and unexpected filling. For such, is the philosophy of Taoism of which this curious and mysterious cuisine - to strike a delicate balance of all opposites, adding a heightened interest of revisiting one of the healthiest ways of life ever.