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Shanghai Express

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28-30 East Street, Newquay, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good takeaway again

On holiday for second year in a row. Ordered take away for collection. Prompt service. Good quality standard Chinese fair well presented with reasonable prices

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
HarryEccy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

On holiday for second year in a row. Ordered take away for collection. Prompt service. Good quality standard Chinese fair well presented with reasonable prices

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Been meaning to write a review for quite some time now, this is my go to for a good meal, eaten here plenty of times easily over 20 and never had a bad meal, my family often ends up going here for family birthdays. I will warn you go on an empty stomach as you will need to be rolled... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Fantastic flavours and plenty of choice. Great portion sizes. Great for solo's or groups but would recommend booking for groups.

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Workington, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Fancied Chinese whilst holidaying in Newquay so decided to book a place at Shanghai Express and I'm so glad we did. It took us a while to find it as it is a tiny entrance with a little sign post outside. It didn't look spectacular on the inside but service was very prompt and we were seated and asked about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We booked a table and glad we did as it was very busy. The food was Excellent and also service. Very good value for money and will certainly go again.

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northants
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Read the reviews & selected this as a takaway for that reason. Not disappointed. Quality food at a very reasonable price. Only downer was the dear £3 delivery charge, compared to the others (free or £1.50)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

After living in Newquay for years, we had got in the habit of going to our safe best Chinese. My wife happened to spot The Shanghia Express on trip advisor so after reading several reviews we decided to give it a go and were not disappointed. The food was excellent and there was plenty of it, we'll will definitely go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited here whilst visiting Newquay and read reviews, you would never know it's there and it's definitely worth a visit. At first the staff seemed a bit miserable and I wasn't sure but the food came our very quick and was one of the best chinese I have eaten. It had it's own style and staff were very attentive.... More 

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to Shanghai Express while staying in Newquay for a couple of days, and had a really nice meal. The portions were decent sizes for the price, and the staff were quite attentive. When we arrived, we were the only ones there, and by the time we left there were only 2 other tables seated, however it might get... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Came here as I read really good reviews however the first impressions weren't the best. Upon entrance the carpet is grubby and the décor was very old fashioned. I climbed up some steep stairs which for a heavily pregnant person this wasn't ideal. There are no lifts for any disability access. We walked into the room which looked very dated.... More 

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Address: 28-30 East Street, Newquay, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 28-30 East Street, Newquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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