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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

Curry Street, East London, South Africa
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (37 reviews)
“dim sum” (3 reviews)
“wonton soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Curry Street, East London, South Africa
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Reviews (74)
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Spur of the moment decision and 7 of us arrived. As starters we had pork dumplings and the egg plant chips, both really really good. Mains we had a spread of 9 dishes rotating on a lazy Susan and had a bit of this and...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want really nice sushi then this is the place to come to. Convenient parking and good service

Thank Jsacton
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had dinner here recently and had a lovely meal. The dimsum as a starter were well prepared and I had the most delicious, soft, fluffy, sweet pork bun. I love dimsum and wasn't disappointed in the quality. The sushi was also nice and proportions...More

Thank Johette S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Shanghai in my opinion make the best sushi in East London. It is our tradition when we arrive back home to go for their sushi.

Thank mickyz2017
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We ordered sushi from the Shanghai well in advance to make sure we got the right sushi, on collection, no tuna was available, no wanton soup, the sushi was pretty much a confused mess...the only redeeming factor to the take away was that the salmon...More

Thank VPVerwey
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Sushi rice cooked to perfection... Sushi rolled professionally to provide some of the best tasting Sushi around... Highly recommended Did not try other dishes but looked good with lots of Chinese food options!

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Tastebuds got a yen (or yuan) for the delights of the Orient? Does the sound of crispy salmon sushi or sizzling Shanghai steak, dripping with hot sticky sauce make you salivate? Does the super-stressed you long for a break from the rat race in a...More

Thank Tish H
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We visit here often. Best sushi in town in a bright, trendy atmosphere. Waitrons sometimes a bit slow. But otherwise one of our favorite places to eat!

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Delicious eastern food offered from sushi to authentic chinese food. Its romantic, its classy and the service is great.

Thank Jessie7115
Reviewed 15 June 2016

No better place to go for a sushi meal after a long time away from home. Lovely fresh and beautifully presented. Its the place for me to eat sushi in East London.

Thank VPVerwey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 87
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curry Street, East London, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
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