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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

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Ternan Avenue, Plot 8/10 Kampala, Kampala 256, Uganda
256 41 250372
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Kampala, Uganda
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

One of those hungry days when you choose to visit and eat Chinese. Shanghai is a good choice and they can lay claim to being one of the top restaurants in Kampala. Service is good and reasonably efficient. The food was good and one of my part who adores Chinese had no complaints. It helps that there is ample parking... More 

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Thank Tumusiime K
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Had a business dinner with 7 people. The restaurant was mostly empty. Large selection of food but all came with really standard taste and presentation. Like in many other places, orders are not taken correctly and always need to ask for something 2 or 3 times. At the end, we are told that we cannot pay by credit card!!! Really... More 

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Thank Raphael T
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

If you like chines its a must visit. The ambiance is perfect & i just love their menu collection. Its so tempting you would like to try everything. My personal favorite is chicken dumplings.

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Thank tarun g
Kampala, Uganda
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Fang Fang food is the first Chinese food I tasted in Uganda and its has continued to be the best. The dry-deep fried fish is tasty with the egg fried rice. Chinese food is interesting. Never tasted Chinese food try fang fang. And if you want deliveries at home, They deliver in time.

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Thank BettyShalom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

The food is good but the service is slow. I ate here more than once during my stay in Entebbe and was happy with the quality of the food.

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Thank Hendrik v
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I had diner here and may I say that it was not the best that I have had. I love Chinese food but this was really not to my liking the lamb was not very nice so I don't really think that I will be coming back here.

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Thank Samanthajeffreys
Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

My colleague and I listened to the waitress' suggestions of eating fish and imperial rolls. The plates arrived and were so plentiful that it could have satisfied three or four more people. My colleague ordered wine and it was actually a good south-african one. The price was absolutely correct for the amount and quality we got.

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Thank Jacques B
Kampala, Uganda
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The colonial-era building is very nice and kept clean. Our first bottle of mid-range French wine was thrown out because the cork had rotted out, and the second bottle would barely usable as vinegar, as tends to happen in this climate. The food came fast. The pork foot appetizer was the only dish with interesting flavor. Everything else was covered... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Here they cook really chinese food with the subtle flavors unspoiled by trying to adapt to European or international taste. You will notice the dishes are a little different in taste than those you get back home because I believe they have chinese cooks. The blend of spices and ingredients results in some excellent dishes. Try something you have never... More 

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Thank Len62Con
Kampala, Uganda
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

I visited Shanghai on recommendation from a friend. It wasn't a disappointment! The service is fast and the portions large enough. It has ample parking too. Lovely Chinese food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ternan Avenue, Plot 8/10 Kampala, Kampala 256, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Kampala
  • Phone Number: 256 41 250372

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