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Disneytown is the Downtown Disney / Disney Springs of Shanghai Disney Resort. It features shopping, dining and entertainment.

It is divided into the following areas:

  • Marketplace
  • Lakeshore
  • Spice Alley
  • Broadway Boulevard
  • Broadway Plaza
  • Walt Disney Grand Theatre

On Opening Day - June 2016 the following were available:

  • Dining
    • blue frog bar & grill: Western casual dining restaurant & bar
    • BreadTalk: International boutique bakery
    • Coconut Paradise: Exotic Thai cuisine restaurant
    • Crystal Jade: Authentic modern Cantonese cuisine
    • Dock Deli &Bar: Casual waterfront dining
    • DONDONYA: Japanese donburi rice bowl restaurant
    • Element Fresh: Casual western restaurant
    • Food Republic: Casual dining food hall
    • g+ The Urban Harvest: Contemporary western restaurant offering healthy dining
    • Hatsune: Contemporary Japanese cuisine
    • IPPUDO: Japanese ramen noodle restaurant
    • KOKIO Gastrobar: Trendy bar and bistro
    • Shanghai Min: Authentic Shanghainese cuisine
    • STARBUCKS COFFEE: Coffee shop
    • The BOATHOUSE™: Upscale themed restaurant built over the water
    • The Cheesecake Factory: Upscale casual international cuisine
    • The Dining Room: Shanghainese cuisine and dim sum
    • Toast Box: Singaporean Nanyang café
    • Wolfgang Puck Kitchen + Bar: Contemporary American classics by a celebrity chef
    • Xin Wang: Cantonese tea house restaurant

  • Shopping
    • ACME Fine Art Gallery: Art gallery featuring collectible arts
    • adidas: Sporting goods, lifestyle apparel and footwear
    • BAPE STORE®: Premium adult and kids streetwear
    • Build-A-Bear: Make your own stuffed animal
    • Chow Tai Fook: Luxury jewelry brand
    • COTERIE: Designer eyewear and accessories
    • Crocs: Casual comfort footwear
    • Hot Toys: Licensed high-end Marvel and Star Wars collectibles
    • i.t: Multi-brand fashion apparel and accessories
    • ICBC: Retail bank services and precious metal products
    • innisfree: Korean naturalism cosmetics
    • LEGO: The largest LEGO flagship store in the world
    • new balance: Athletic footwear and fitness apparel
    • PANDORA: Contemporary jewelry brand
    • Samsonite: Bags, luggage and travel accessories
    • SEPHORA: Skin care, cosmetics and fragrance
    • SHEL’TTER: Young fashion apparel
    • Superdry: British premium fashion brand of apparel and accessories
    • Swatch: Swiss-made fashion watches
    • TOMS: Trendy casual footwear
    • too cool for school: Korean beauty brand with artistic and unique products
    • tutuanna: Socks and loungewear
    • UGG: Fashion boots, slippers and shoes

  • The Lion King


Quick Facts
  • On the Walt Disney Grand Theatre fly loft is an advertisement for “The Leaping Lion” Costume Company. The artwork depicts a classic Chinese lion dance, but a closer look reveals the face of the lion costume inspired by The Lion King.
  • The “Wonders of China” travel poster in the Spice Alley area uses a painting by legendary Disney artist Herb Ryman that was originally created for the “Wonders of China” pavilion at Epcot Theme Park in Walt Disney World.
  • An advertisement for “Seven Fairies Perfume” near Broadway Plaza features artwork with fairies from the “Nutcracker Suite” segment of the Disney film “Fantasia.”
  • One of Disney’s Chinese Imagineers created a “fortune cats” poster for the Marketplace neighborhood that features Marie, Toulouse and Berlioz—the three cats from Disney’s 1970 film, “The Aristocats.”
  • Various other facades of Disneytown also feature dates that are important in the heritage of The Walt Disney Company, including the following examples:
    • 1901:The year of Walt Disney’s birthday
    • 1925:The year that the original animation studio, Hyperion Studios,was founded by Walt Disney
    • 1938:The year that the“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” film opened in Shanghai
    • 1952:The founding of WED, the original theme park design division of the company
    • 1955:The year of the first Disneyland opened in Anaheim,Calif. Disneytown Tenants on Opening Day (June 16, 2016):
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