What is the scene like at Camelia?

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Sophie Friedman

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai, Pudong’s Western restaurant Camelia caters both to hotel guests and the many nearby office workers, so the scene is usually chic-casual. Breakfast is the most casual meal, as most of the diners are hotel guests starting off their day with French toast with caramelized hazelnuts and chocolate sauce and plenty of coffee. During lunch, the scene changes a bit as employees from the nearby towers pour in for hearty dishes, like a Black Angus cheeseburger with bacon and barbecue sauce or lighter options such a feta, olive, and watermelon salad. Diners at the Shanghai restaurant will also find kids at breakfast and lunch; with its excellent children’s menu (everything from sweet corn soup with chunks of crab meat to a pan-fried beef medallion with mashed potatoes), Camelia is more family friendly than second-floor Chinese restaurant Shang-Xi. The scene changes again after work, when the lights are dimmed, wine poured and, if the weather cooperates, drinks are enjoyed on Camelia’s terrace.

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