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Shanghai Express

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28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the prettiest of areas but hey, the food was very good and reception received memorable. We are sure to return when next we visit Newquay

1 Thank Mike D
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a takeaway and and we ordered king prawn chowmein which was very odd nothing like the ones were we live. The chowmein had very thin noodles and lots of vegetables so was a bit weird, they need to use egg noodles and skip the veg! Everything else we ordered was delicious king prawn balls, chilli beef, chips and... More 

1 Thank lizziedizzy93
Lagos, Portugal
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294 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat early, and saw this place nearby. Empty when we arrived about 6, but welcomed by a friendly Malaysian lady. Menu was totally in English, and it is evident that this Chinese restaurant has been established so long that all food is adapted to British tastes. To be fair having lived in the East for 25 years... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is on the main high street, up some stairs above the shops. First impressions, a little dated!!, but don't let this put you off, the staff are really helpful, and the food was amazing. Not that many tables so at busy times possibly book early, we look forward to going back next visit to Newquay.

1 Thank Ron H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Have takeaway from shanghai every week great value for money and food is always great.. staff are very friendly

1 Thank Joe S
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Chinese, huge menu, very reasonable prices and good service too. A bit difficult to find but worth it. Food is very yummy :) Highly recommend.

1 Thank emmaevr
Bodmin, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Lovely friendly staff. Little hidden gem worth finding, we will be back for sure:)

1 Thank Emma M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely food Big portions Very tasty Lots of things to choose from on the menu Didn't take long to severe us Very friendly Would recommend to all

1 Thank G W
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Shabby, poor food poor service. If you can't make it work out of season don't bother to open, have been in Newquay for a week and by far the worst experience

Thank Alex D
Truro, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

First time Chinese from here, best Chinese for s long time will use again and recommend to family and friends.

1 Thank John C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?