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M restaurants have led the fine dining scene in China for more than two decades, playing witness to a rapidly changing era with panache, wit and taste. Being an integral part of China, celebrities of all walks of life have dined at M’s restaurants while visiting both Beijing and Shanghai for the complete experience. Here’s a full list of all of the celebrities who have visited us at M…we wonder who will be next?

Celebrities on the Bund (Shanghai)

The Royals

  • Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
  • Queen Sirikit of Thailand
  • The Princesses of Thailand
  • Prince Michael of Kent
  • The Princess of Denmark
  • Prince Joachim of Denmark
  • The Crown Prince of Holland, Willem Alexander
  • The Princes of Belgium
  • The Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • HRH Prince Andrew of Great Britain

The Politicians

  • President of Finland, Tarja Halone
  • Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Jan Peter Balkennede
  • Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
  • Former German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl
  • Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke
  • Former Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien
  • Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese
  • Former Prime Minister of Denmark, Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen
  • Chancellor, Oxford University and the last Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten
  • European Commission Presidents Romano Prodi and JM Barosso
  • Former Prime Minister of France, Mr Edouard Balladur
  • Former State Department spokesman James P. Rubin
  • Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
  • Ministers from around the world, including Australia, Holland, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Denmark, Ireland, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the European Commission.
  • Senators and governors from around the United States
  • Ambassadors and consuls general from around the world

The Captains of Industry

  • Rupert Murdoch, media mogul
  • Richard Branson, Virgin
  • Sumner Redfern, Viacom
  • Steve Van Andel, Amway
  • Sir Terry Leahy, Tesco
  • Rodd Eddington, British Airways
  • Susan Jung, Avon
  • Suze Orman, financial columnist

The Fashionistas

  • Luciano Benetton
  • Giorgio Armani
  • Miuccia Prada
  • Anna Sui
  • Pierre Cardin
  • Frida Giannini, Gucci
  • Kate Moss
  • John Galliano
  • Vivienne Tam, Vivienne Tam
  • The Ferragamo family, Salvatore Ferragamo
  • The Bulgari family
  • The Zegna family, Ermenegildo Zegna
  • Gemma Ward
  • Patrick Demarchelier
  • David Tang, Shanghai Tang
  • Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana
  • Linda Evangelista
  • Victoria Beckham

The Stars of Stage & Screen

  • Halle Berry
  • Quincy Jones
  • Sophie Marceau
  • Clive Owen
  • Diana Krall
  • Kenny Gee
  • Gong Li
  • Darryl Hannah
  • Baz Lurhman
  • Natasha Richardson
  • Ralph Fiennes
  • Kate Moss
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Andie McDowell
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Jude Law
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Liam Neeson
  • Oliver Stone
  • Tim Robbins
  • Ismail Merchant
  • James Ivory
  • Catherine Deneuve
  • Naomi Watts
  • Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave
  • Linda Evangelista
  • Kylie Minogue
  • Tyra Banks
  • Zhang Ziyi
  • Matt Dillon
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Chris Doyle
  • The Entire Cast of Kung Fu Panda 3 (etc etc etc)

The Sports Celebrities

  • Jackie Stewart, race car champion
  • Bobby Charlton, English football hero
  • Andre Agassi, tennis champion
  • Leighton Hewitt, tennis champion
  • Maria Sharapova, tennis champion
  • Mick Doohan
  • Jenson Button, Formula 1 driver
  • Pier Luigi Collina, former football referee, considered “the best of all time”.

The Food & Wine People

  • Jancis Robinson, wine writer
  • Angelo Gaja, Gaja wines
  • Stephen and Prue Henschke
  • Dr Ernst Loosen, Dr Loosen wines
  • Ken Hom, chef and cookbook writer
  • Kylie Kwong, chef and cookbook author
  • Georges Blanc, Restaurant George Blanc
  • Monsieur Troisgros, Troisgros Restaurant
  • Marc Veyrat, chef and restaurateur
  • Sir Terence Conran, restaurateur and owner of Conran’s
  • James Halliday, wine writer
  • James Oliver, wine writer
  • Maggie Beer, cookbook writer
  • Virgilio Martinez, his restaurant Central in Peru listed no. 4 in the world
  • Fuchsia Dunlop, renowned China-focused food writer

The Literati

  • Gore Vidal
  • Amy Tan
  • Simon Schama
  • Orhan Pamuk
  • Thomas Keneally, 1982 Booker Prize winner
  • Maxine Hong Kingston, author
  • Pico Iyer, author
  • Alan Hollinghurst, 2004 Man Booker Prize winner
  • John Banville, 2005 Man Booker Prize winner
  • Kiran Desai, 2006 Man Booker Prize winner
  • Madhur Jaffrey, author
  • ….and all the Shanghai International Literary Festival authors (which includes most of the names above!)

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Celebrities in the Capital (Beijing)

The Royals

  • Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
  • Queen Sirikit of Thailand
  • The Princesses of Thailand
  • Prince Michael of Kent
  • The Princess of Denmark
  • Prince Joachim of Denmark
  • The Crown Prince of Holland, Willem Alexander
  • The Princes of Belgium
  • The Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • HRH Prince Andrew of Great Britain

The Politicians

  • Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
  • Former German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl
  • Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke
  • Former Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chretienne
  • The President of Ireland, Mary McAleese
  • Former Prime Minister of Denmark, Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen
  • EU Commissioner for External Affairs, Chris Patten
  • European Commission Presidents Romano Prodi and JM Barosso
  • Former Prime Minister of France, Mr Edouard Balladur
  • Former State Department spokesman James P. Rubin
  • Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger
  • Former French Prime Minister, Jean-Pierre Raffarin
  • Ministers from around the world, including Australia, Holland, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Denmark, Ireland, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the European Commission.
  • Senators and governors from around the United States
  • Ambassadors and consuls general from around the world

The Captains of Industry

  • Rupert Murdoch, media mogul
  • Richard Branson, Virgin
  • Sumner Redfern, Viacom
  • Steve Van Andel, Amway
  • Sir Terry Leahy, Tesco
  • Rodd Eddington, British Airways
  • Susan Jung, Avon
  • Suze Orman, financial columnist
  • Tim Cook, Apple

The Fashionistas

  • Ralph Lauren
  • Jason Wu
  • Vivienne Tam
  • Du Juan
  • Diane von Furstenberg
  • Tommy Hilfiger

The Stars of Stage & Screen

  • 莫文蔚  Karen Mok
  • 李亚鹏  Yapeng Li
  • 王菲    Faye Wong
  • 张曼玉  Maggie Cheung
  • 胡兵    Hu Bing
  • 周立波  Zhou Libo
  • 李小璐  Jacqueline LI Xiao-Lu
  • 李宁   Li  Ning
  • 杜鹃  Du Juan
  • 王小丫 Wang Xiaoya
  • 林依伦 Allen Lin
  • 苏小明  Su Xiaoming
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Nicholas Cage
  • Donna Summer
  • Jessica Alba
  • Jessica Chastain
  • Yo Yo Ma
  • Joshua Bell
  • Cui Jian
  • Tim Robbins
  • Tom Hiddleston

The Sports Celebrities

  • Jackie Stewart, race car champion
  • Bobby Charlton, English football hero
  • Andre Agassi, tennis champion
  • Leighton Hewitt, tennis champion
  • Maria Sharapova, tennis champion
  • Mick Doohan
  • Jenson Button, Formula 1 driver
  • Pier Luigi Collina, former football referee, considered “the best of all time”

The Food & Wine People

  • Jancis Robinson, wine writer
  • Angelo Gaja, Gaja wines
  • Stephen and Prue Henschke
  • Dr Ernst Loosen, Dr Loosen wines
  • Ken Hom, chef and cookbook writer
  • Kylie Kwong, chef and cookbook author
  • Georges Blanc, Restaurant George Blanc
  • Monsieur Troisgros, Troisgros Restaurant
  • Marc Veyrat, chef and restaurateur
  • Sir Terence Conran, restaurateur and owner of Conran’s
  • James Halliday, wine writer
  • James Oliver, wine writer
  • Maggie Beer, cookbook writer

The Literati

  • Gore Vidal
  • Amy Tan
  • Simon Schama
  • Orhan Pamuk
  • Thomas Keneally, 1982 Booker Prize winner
  • Maxine Hong Kingston, author
  • Pico Iyer, author
  • Alan Hollinghurst, 2004 Man Booker Prize winner
  • John Banville, 2005 Man Booker Prize winner
  • Kiran Desai, 2006 Man Booker Prize winner
  • Madhur Jaffrey, author
  • ….and all the Shanghai International Literary Festival authors (which includes most of the names above!)

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