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Shanghai Surprise Chinese Restaurant

1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 677 7010
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“chicken” (7 reviews)
“noodles” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We lived in Abu Dhabi for 6 years, this was our favourite restaurant, be it dine in or delivery, always top notch food and always busy. We had the chance to return last week as we where in AD for two days, we couldn't wait...More

Thank vonone
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We had dinner for second time around , we chose this place because it’s more relax and cozy place as bring couple we had time to talk while we had our dinner , we love prawn crackers as stater we had hot sour and corn...More

Thank Rhea R
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Shanghai Surprise is a favorite with us and our friends whenever we are in a mood for some Chinese food. It's always been a quiet place which serves delicious food. Can you imagine our surprise when we went last Thursday and were greeted with a...More

Thank Chanl313
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

A friend invited us for his son's birthday dinner. Though I have been to the restaurant on a number of occasions as their Dim Sum is to die for, I was surprised that they could host a party for over 40 people. As most of...More

Thank Chanl313
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Last night we had dinner in Shanghai surprise dinner we ordered hot and sour soup, sweet Corn soup basket of dumpling and pecking duck we enjoyed their authentic Chinese cruise but my attention was focused on their staff their very warm friendly and genuine smile...More

Thank Rhea R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered egg fried rice and Hakka middle, prawn toast and prawn spring rolls, these dishes were very nice. The mains were chicken in XO sauce and a beef sizzler... the chicken was cut into very thin small bits, didn't even taste like chicken and...More

Thank sindylouDubai
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely food with amazing staff and amazing decor... best part is its very affordable and its pocket friendly. Portions are very generous. I always come here on a weekday and enjoy. Hotel is sleazy but this restaurant makes it up and probably the only reason...More

Thank Ahmed69937
Reviewed 7 March 2017

big surprise ,,lovely setting n great food good drinks and reasonable prices fab staff and will be back

Thank diana183
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Best place for Indo Chinese fare. The food is yummy and fresh. You can get good cocktail. They will even get you a cake if you are there for any celebration.

Thank mercyajohn
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If Shanghai Surprises, located at Al Diar Capital Hotel, meant to brag that it is the “best Chinese restaurant outside China” - as a sign outside the establishment says, they certainly have a right to it.The restaurant is amongst the best for real Chinese cuisine,...More

Thank DePerviz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 677 7010
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