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These are five things you should know about top Shanghai restaurant T8 Restaurant & Bar:
1. Location. T8 Restaurant & Bar is located in Xintiandi, Shanghai’s renowned tourist hub right in the center of the city, which is constructed of redeveloped historic buildings.
2. Highly-acclaimed. T8 Restaurant & Bar is one of Shanghai’s most acclaimed gourmet destinations; since opening in 2001, it’s been named one of the top 50 restaurants in the world.
3. Unique design. The design of the restaurant is also a main draw — the interior has a unique and sophisticated mixture of old and new Asian-influenced elements including lots of dark stone, raw wood and a fish pool.
4. Open kitchen. The open kitchen at T8 Restaurant & Bar allows those interested in the cooking process to watch every move of the chefs. You can even sit at the counter, similar to a sushi bar, and see every dish being prepared.
5. An extensive wine list. T8 Restaurant & Bar is renowned for its fantastic and broad wine list, curated by the general manager who is also a sommelier and respected wine expert.