Summer is coming! Looking for a light, refreshing, healthy salad to cool down and keep your beach bod trim? Try these 7 signature salads at restaurants in downtown Shanghai, brimming with nature’s goodness, nutrition, lots of flavor and great value.
Taste & See
Famous for their Neri & Hu designed interior, sumptuous high tea and weekend brunch buffets, Taste & See is now wheeling in the buffet for weekday lunch hours. The all-you-can-eat salad bar buffet offers an eye-popping selection of fresh salad for just ¥58 – add a chicken burger to that for just ¥10!
Zhong Plaza, 99 Taixing Road, near West Nanjing Road // 泰兴路89号张园内, 近南京西路
Ginger by the Park
Ginger’s exotic Asian-inspired salads are high on flavor and full of the freshness we all yearn for during the warm seasons. The tossing of the salad called “lo hei’’ in Cantonese, represents tossing up good fortune. Home-made Nigari tofu salad, simply mixed with daikon and arugula, is also a ten-year recipe at Ginger – loved by the regulars. Asian chicken coleslaw salads with herbs offer healthy eaters another exciting option.
91 Xingguo Road, near Hunan Road // 兴国路91号, 近湖南路
Saucepan offers brand new salad staples for the summer, hearty bowls packed with good-for-you ingredients and delicious flavours. Whether it’s quinoa, brown rice or barley as the base, all the new lunch/dinner bowls are filled with lots of love! The beauty behind these power bowls is that they are more filling than normal salads, lower in carbs than sandwiches and more delicious to eat.
DELIVERY ONLY (former French Concession & Jingan)
European eatery, EQ offers an uncompromising attitude to quality, with the finest ingredients nature can offer and top notch service. As a guest, expect to be treated the exact same way as the carrots, tomatoes and pasta in your salad, with utmost attention, great respect and gentle care.
HUANGPU: 309 Hankou Road, near Shandong Road // 汉口路309号申报馆1楼, A1-A2单元
PUTUO: Global Harbor Mall Level 1, 3300 North Zhongshan Road 3300 // 中山北路3300号, 环球港店1楼,L1138单元
Wheat – Healthy Eatery
The all new healthy eatery, Wheat just opened smack bang in the middle of the former French Concession, between West Nanjing Road and South Huangpi Road. Try the yellow tail tuna & egg salad, it’s low carb, low saturated fat, paleo friendly and gluten free, plus there’s a weekday healthy set lunch deal for just ¥92.
380 Dagu Road, near North Chengdu Road // 大沽路380号, 近成都北路
Feast your eyes on the Korean salad from Better Bentos – pork, marinated in a sauce of grated apple, onion, garlic, ginger, and soy sauce overnight then grilled next day – salad greens filled with fresh lettuces and herbs, accompanied by a signature peanut butter and coconut dressing. It comes with whole grains that make it a complete Better Bentos meal.
388 South Shanxi Road, near Middle Fuxing Road // 陕西南路388号, 近复兴中路
The WATTz mission is to inspire people to join the healthy community and help the healthy living citizens to reach their next level by providing high quality fast meals, dense in nutrition and energy. Order one of the special sets, developed with Shanghai’s leading sports & health professionals to specifically fit your work-out & life-style, or choose from tonnes of fresh ingredients land make your own custom built BIG SALAD for only ¥56.
999 Wuding Road, near Jiaozhou Road // 武定路999号, 近胶州路