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“Brilliant food but a bit of a climb”
Review of Shanghai Bay

Shanghai Bay
Ranked #125 of 949 Restaurants in Southampton
Price range: US$ 13 - US$ 40
Description: We are a family run business which opened its first restaurant in Swaythling in 2014. We then moved to our new premises at 17a Above Bar Street, Southampton which is located in the precinct and opened in August 2016. We pride our self on authentic Chinese cuisine, seafood and Dim Sum which is served daily from 11:00 to 17:00. We are becoming one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Southampton and accept all types of bookings from business lunches to family celebrations and also provide a buffet delivery service to your home, venue or workplace. If you would like to make a booking you can call in and speak to a member of staff, call us by telephone or contact us via Facebook.
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Description: We are a family run business which opened its first restaurant in Swaythling in 2014. We then moved to our new premises at 17a Above Bar Street, Southampton which is located in the precinct and opened in August 2016. We pride our self on authentic Chinese cuisine, seafood and Dim Sum which is served daily from 11:00 to 17:00. We are becoming one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Southampton and accept all types of bookings from business lunches to family celebrations and also provide a buffet delivery service to your home, venue or workplace. If you would like to make a booking you can call in and speak to a member of staff, call us by telephone or contact us via Facebook.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

When we eventually made it up the stairs (knees starting to go) we discovered we were the only non-Chinese people in the almost full restaurant. Brilliant. Coming from Liverpool, the city that has the largest Chinese community in Europe and some of the signs in the city centre are even bilingual, I was always told if you want good Chinese food, find out where the Chinese people go to eat. Bingo. The food was excellent, the service brilliant and the prices were more than reasonable. Of course, I over ate and left feeling happy but bloated. As soon as my knees get better I will definitely return. Well done for me being able to give a positive review at last. I sometimes don't bother because it makes it look like I am never happy.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

All freshly cooked and such a massive choice
The chilli chicken is amazing
Loads of beef dishes
Massive Chinese menu
Very traditional
Best in Southampton by a clear mile

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We come here every Sunday for dim sum. Food is good at a reasonable price. It is very busy at the weekend. You can order other chinese food too at this restaurant if you don't like dim sum.

Thank Efflene
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, delicious food, very big portions, now expensive and friendly staff, i will back!!!!!!

Thank Jenny F
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The staff & ambience was fantastic and the food was authentic chinese food....really enjoyed it....i will come back definitely ....

Thank Cosmin T
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