Shanghai Blues is a fine diningFine dining restaurants are full service restaurants with specific dedicated meal courses. Décor of such restaurants feature higher-quality materials, with an eye towards the "atmosphere" desired by the restaurateur, than restaurants featuring lower-quality materials. The wait staff is usually highly trained and often wears more formal attire. Fine-dining restaurants are almost always small businesses and are generally either single-location operations or have just a few locations. Food portions are visually appealing. Fine dining restaurants have certain rules of dining which visitors are generally expected to follow often including a dress code. Chinese restaurant located in Holborn and is the perfect place for a corporate diner or for big groups of friends. A mezzanine area gives you the option of having a private area too, whilst you enjoy live jazz on Saturday evenings. Classy and chic, the atmosphere is made cosy by the dark wood and the ’20s Chinese style. Surprisingly for a Chinese restaurant, the bar offers a large cocktail menu and the helpful waiters are fluent in English.
If you feel like having dim sum for diner, Shanghai Blues offers the freshly made steamed dishes, some of which are quite innovative, including the mini golden pumpkin. Made from a fresh pumpkin juice pastry, it’s filled with pumpkin and chopped Chinese mushrooms. Traditional dishes such as the crispy duck or pi pa duck are delicate and well cooked, allowing you to get a true taste of all of the fresh ingredients. Try the Shanghai devil lamb, which is audaciously spiced and wok-fried. Fresh seafood including lobster and sea bass are also available, which are options that are not always offered by all Chinese restaurants.
Thought, after a rich meal, you probably won’t need a desert. Just as well because in true Chinese style, Shanghai Blues doesn’t offer an amazing selection.