Our Guide To Taipei

Discover some of our top suggestions for professionals headed to the modern metropolis of Taipei, Taiwan.

Despite being the eighth-largest economy in Asia, Taipei, Taiwan, is a bustling and dynamic city often overlooked by professionals seeking to expand their business in Asia. With a vibrant culture, mouth-watering cuisine, and an impressive skyline, there is much to discover. Here are some of our top suggestions for professionals headed to this modern metropolis.

Step into the heart of Taipei’s bustling business district at our Taipei 101 Tower Centre; the first of our four locations in the city offers breathtaking views and is conveniently located within walking distance of our Nanshan Plaza Centre. Both centres provide easy access to everything you need for a perfect combination of work and play.

Getting There And Around

Taipei is a city that is incredibly easy to get around, so you can spend less time worrying about transportation and more time exploring all the city has to offer. One of the most common ways to get around is by hailing a taxi. However, we also recommend downloading the Uber app for extra comfort and convenience while travelling within the city.

Another excellent option for getting around Taipei is the MRT or Mass Rapid Transit. This option is cheap, incredibly efficient, and easy to use. With multiple lines and stations throughout the city, the MRT can take you to almost any destination.

Working Lunch

Salt and Stone – A casual Italian restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. From freshly handmade pastas to authentic Sicilian-style pizzas, their menu presents a variety of dishes sure to satisfy any cravings.

Tel: +886 2 8101 8177
Opening Hours: 11:30-14:00, 17:30-21:30
Address: 4F, 45 City Hall Rd, Taipei 101, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan
Reservations are recommended.

Saffron 46 – Presenting innovative Indian dishes, this restaurant sits on the 36th floor of Nanshan Plaza and offers a creatively crafted fusion dining experience and a breathtaking panoramic view of Taipei that will leave you mesmerized.

Tel: +886 2 2722 5151
Opening Hours: 11:30 – 23:00
Address: 46F, 17 Songzhi Rd, Nanshan Plaza, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan
Reservations are recommended.

Client Dinner

Yen Taipei – This modern fine-dining Chinese restaurant offers an exceptional dining experience. Located on the 31st floor, with all-around natural lighting, their menu features a range of refined dim sum, authentic barbeque selections and elevated sweet temptations.

Tel: +886 2 7703 8768
Opening Hours: 18:00-21:30
Address: 31F, 10 Zhongxiao East Road, Section 5, W Taipei, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan
Reservations are recommended.

Smith & Wollensky Taipei – Originally from New York City, Smith & Wollensky is uncompromising when it comes to details. Here you’ll find exceptional USDA Prime dry-aged steaks, premium seafood, desserts, and award-winning wines paired with an extraordinary view of Taipei.

Tel: +886 2 2345 5647
Openings Hours: 11:30 - 22:00 (23:00 on Fridays and Saturdays)
Address: 47F, 17 Songzhi Rd, Nanshan Plaza, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan
Reservations are recommended.

Health and Wellness

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Taipei – As one of the most luxurious spas in Taipei, this beautiful space is a haven of tranquillity, offering a relaxing retreat for the mind and body. With a host of tailor-made treatments and therapies, this spa will allow you to leave the stress of daily life behind.

Tel: +886 2 2715 6880
Spa Opening Hours: 11:00-20:00
Fitness Centre Opening Hours: 7:00-20:00
Address: No. 158 Dunhua North Road, Mandarin Oriental Taipei, 10548 Taipei, Taiwan

Asia Pacific Hotel Beitou – Located in Beitou, Taipei’s hot spring district is where many go to rejuvenate themselves. Just a short stroll from Beitou Hot Spring Museum, Asia Pacific Hotel Beitou features a public hot spring, three outdoor hot spring rooms complete with beautiful mountain views, or go for an upgraded room that includes a private hot spring bath for the ultimate relaxation.

Tel: +886 2 2898 3088
Public Hot Spring Opening Hours: 09:00-22:00
Address: No. 31, Youya Rd, Beitou District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Arts and Culture

Huashan 1914 Creative Park – Originally a winery, this refurbished creative park is a unique destination that combines art, design and history in one innovative space. Located in Zhongzheng District, this multi-purpose park offers a range of exhibitions and shops that will delight anyone interested in creativity and café hopping.

Address: No.1, Section 1, Bade Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan

National Palace Museum – Home to one of the world’s most extensive collections of Chinese art and artefacts, this museum boasts over 700,000 permanent pieces, offering a mesmerizing journey through 8,000 years of Chinese history and culture. Come here to admire ceramics, antique calligraphy, jades, vessels and more that once belonged to Chinese emperors.

Tel: +886 2 6610 3600
Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 9:00 – 17:00
Address: No. 221, Sec 2, Zhi Shan Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan

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