The Story of Canton Road
Canton Road represents the face of modern Cantonese cuisine, with a rich assortment of regional specialties and signature roast barbequed meat.
The cuisine of Huaiyang is also woven into the menu offering: historically rich as the most prestigious cuisine in the Jiangsu province, and also distinctive in its slightly sweet flavor and delicate, intricate presentation. This blend of Southeastern and Eastern Chinese cuisine has not only adapted to the times in terms of contemporary presentation but has also managed to stay true to its treasured heritage.
Chef Wang Wei Qing
Meet the expert behind the modernized taste of traditional Cantonese cuisine.
Chef Wei Qing Wang has accumulated a wealth of experience with over two decades behind the kitchen and has perfected cooking traditional Cantonese dishes as well as Fujian-style dishes. He aims to present cuisine that represents the best of both worlds by applying a modern take to traditional cuisine. This is all expressed through his meticulously prepared dishes.
Prior to joining Shangri-La The Fort, Manila as Canton Road's executive Chinese chef, Chef Wang previously worked in Shanghai and Fuzhou, China. He also worked as the chef de cuisine in charge of the Chinese kitchen at Shangri-La Hotel, Fuzhou, in 2004.
Have a taste of how Chef Wang brings a modern touch to his authentic Cantonese cuisine at Canton Road.
Canton Road: Contemporary Asian Design
Canton Road’s distinctive look exudes subdued opulence with a contemporary touch.
Inspired by the design elements of both East and West, the design of Canton Road tactfully embraces traditional Chinese culture with contemporary design approach for a harmonious and magnificent dining space.
The simple interior and natural lighting of the main dining hall provides guests a warm dining experience.
Its subtle floral and geometric patterns and textured silk panels radiate a pleasant, inviting, and current vibe. The exquisite metal screens with modern-oriental pattern and the embroidery patterned wallpaper create an oriental ambiance in the restaurant, further heightened by the choice of Chinese modern tunes and the contemporary soundtrack from Chinese movies. Under the luminous chandeliers, guests are given the choice of dining at the center tables or tucked in plush couches to fully enjoy the gathering in such glamorous yet relaxed dining environment.