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Shanghai Express

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Lower O'Connell St, Kinsale, Ireland
00353214777100
Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
We loved it here too!

Seating a bit basic bug don't let that put you off as the service was fantastic & the food superb ! I would recommend to anyone . Flavours a bit different but in a very good way / authentic & a very enjoyable experience !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Mike G
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Seating a bit basic bug don't let that put you off as the service was fantastic & the food superb ! I would recommend to anyone . Flavours a bit different but in a very good way / authentic & a very enjoyable experience !

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County Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We ordered from the tapas menu and the flavour and variety of the food was wonderful Service was great, early bird option was v good value but we were too late and regular menu was still v reasonable I will be going back soon and have already recommended it to friends

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Cork
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great to see Shanghai Express open again under new management. The food is as before. With some very tasty new dishes and a fresh new look, especially up stairs. All the old favourites are back on the menu, lamb rendang, cesar salads, pork belly. Looking forward to many more visits.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Great food and reasonably priced for the portion sizes, had an array of food as there were four of us and the special set tapas you can choose two and get a drink in the price too, we ordered some extras too off the main menu which wasn't a problem, Singapore noodles were just as they should be nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The old premises had been open for many years and had earned an excellent reputation for its food quality and friendly service until it's closure just after Christmas last year and I accidentally walked past the other day and found it to be reopened under new management. I decided to try their food as this had been a favourite of... More 

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Ireland
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15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

There is not much i can say that has not already been said. The food is fantastic and the staff are great. Such a shame that they are closing down early next year. If you have not eaten here make sure you do before its to late.

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Buninyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

and it is the fabulous food at Shanghai Express in Kinsale - a local whispered to get there early, order 3 things each, but make sure we had the fat chips with aoli as one of the choices. Oh boy was she on the ball - best meal we had in Ireland - good prices too. I would describe the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I loved the casual, relaxed vibe at this restaurant and also the Asian tapas idea. My boyfriend and I ordered 5 dishes between us and it was really good to try a few different things. We found it to be reasonably priced, friendly service and most importantly the food is really good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Staff: very friendly & helpful Food: exquisite Cleanliness: very good Ambience: warm & welcoming Will we come back: absolutely.

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Blarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Lovely welcome on a Sunday evening and great service. Good and varied choice of gluten free items. The lovely reviews we read about this place were justified. Great choice of music. We chose two tapas each off the menu (we'd had a late lunch) and they were both delicious. We would definitely go back to this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lower O'Connell St, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: 00353214777100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19
  • Cuisine: Pan-Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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