2019’s had a rough start.

Here is a list of Shanghai restaurant, bar, and café closures in Q1 of this year. Or at least, the ones I know of

Closures…and a few rebrandings and relocations

  • Above The Globe
  • Al’s Place (K11)
  • Bianchi (Tianzifang)
  • Bo Shanghai
  • Chelae
  • Chez Jefke
  • Chez Maurice
  • Cinker Pictures
  • Constellation (Shanghai Centre)
  • Crystal Jade (Xintiandi)
  • Daimon Bistro
  • Daliah — turned into Jinhua (Yunnan food)
  • DASH (United Valley)
  • Dr Beer (All locations)
  • Dr Wine
  • EQ (Yanping Lu)
  • Estia
  • Favorita (Xinzha Lu) — replaced by Jobu (bar)
  • Foam Heaven — DOC’s reopened here
  • Fresh Maple
  • FUNKA del Sur — rebranded into Funkadeli
  • Glass House — replaced by Greyhound Café
  • GOD
  • Graze
  • hoF (All locations)
  • Hooters (Huaihai Lu)
  • Jackie’s Beer Nest (original on Zhaozhou Lu)
  • La Bodeguita del Medio — turned into Bohemia
  • La Maison Gourmande
  • Lil’ Laundry
  • Mamma Mia (Huaihai Lu) — now at More Than Eat
  • Mendo Noodle Bar
  • MITO
  • Moon’s Steakhouse
  • MYST
  • Oriental House (Anfu Lu)
  • Oxalis — rebranded into The Waterhouse
  • Paras Coffee (Shaanxi Nan Lu)
  • Paris Blanc — replaced by Fu Gong Guan
  • Paris Bleu
  • Paris Rouge
  • PF Chang’s
  • Pret a Manger
  • Purple Garlic
  • Roosevelt Prime Steakhouse (Ruijin Intercon)
  • Seesaw Café (Yuyuan Lu original)
  • Simply Thai (Xintiandi)
  • Superhuman — closed under a few weeks
  • Sushi’O (Yanping Lu)
  • Tailor Bar
  • TGI Friday’s (All locations)
  • The Caxton (Dagu Lu)
  • The Extraction Lab
  • The Mansion
  • UMI
  • Urban Diner Gastropub
  • Xuan (Andaz Hotel) — rebranded into Bleu Bar
  • Yannick Alleno

Closing Soon

Beer Plus — last day April 13.

Cobra Lily — to rebrand into Boxing Cat Brewery flagship soonish.

Zhangyuan 99 is closing, timeline April 21—an official document has been issued.

When it does, all the venues will go, including:

Tomatito, el Ocho, Logan’s Punch, Black Pepper, Taste & See, Small Arms Big Heart, Taphouse, and Oji.

Tomatito and el Ocho’s last day is April 31

RIP.