Popular among tourists and Chinese youth
In Xintiandi, one of the most exclusive areas of Shanghai, there is a two-story Starbucks that has become very popular among tourists and Chinese youth. What's special about this cafe is the place where it is located: a restored "shikumen". A "shikumen" is an old stone house built in the 1900s, few of which remain in Shanghai. Being in this cafe, especially on the second floor, is a delight as it has large windows where you can see more "shikumen" nearby. The atmosphere is very quiet, giving you the chance to relax, read or do some work.