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1F,No.9 Xianggang Middle Road, Shinan District, Qingdao, China
0532-83883838
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very nice

Great food, great value, great service. The dinner buffet is a very good way to start your day in China

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Great food, great value, great service. The dinner buffet is a very good way to start your day in China

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Qingdao, China
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The food at Cafe Yum is good. Certainly not great, but because of the many different food options, the dining experience is very pleasant and an opportunity to try many items from many food stations. Service is good and friendly and price reasonable for the quality and atmosphere of the vibrant restaurant. A good option especially if you don't know... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The breakfasts served at this restaurant are excellent and the choices mind boggling. Know what you want to eat before you go in or you will spend hours sampling the delights. One negative on the restaurant is that it can be difficult to get a cup of coffee. I have on a number of occasions walked around trying to find... More 

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Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Food spread was alot but was really upset with 2 incidents - when the steam cold crab was not available even before 8.30 pm, the chef just could not offered any reason but just said there is no more crabs! This comment really cannot comes from an International 5 Stars hotel! We faced a similar situation at the opposite newly... More 

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Walworth
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129 reviews 129 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

I have eaten here a number of times but never written a full review. Located in the Shangri-la hotel it is usually very crowded. There are a number of stations throughout the restaurant which provide a number of selections to choose from. Breakfast has multiple choices of both Asian and, to a lesser extent, Western items. There are ample bread... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

I was disappointed by the menu a la carte, but I gave it another try for the buffet. Although the price is very good, the food is not really matching the level of a 5 star hotel. The lamb was very dry and kinda cold. The spicy chicken was also very dry and hard. The Italian corner when I asked... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

We arrived at 9.15, a bit late for the buffet that closes at 9.30. To be honest, given the amount of food still on the tables , we were expecting to let it be opened for a while more. The restaurant way empty, during the mid autumn festival. We have then asked for the a la carte menu. Quesadilla, was... More 

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Qingdao, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Great atmospher, good selection of food. I would recommend for a group where there is a mixture of requirements i.e Chinese & Western food

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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212 reviews 212 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

This is the buffet restaurant at shangri la hotel. Probably best one in town, you get strak, seafood, korean, pasta, japanese... But individually, you can find better quality and value. Just feel like pigging out? Cant beat Cafe Yum

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Shanghai, China
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Beautiful interior decoration and as always Shangri-La has some of the best service in Qingdao. The buffet is fresh and with great taste. It has clear focus on asian dishes than I have seen in most other 5-star hotel buffets, which sometimes can leave me wishing for a slice of pizza or similar. Good selection of korean and asian food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1F,No.9 Xianggang Middle Road, Shinan District, Qingdao, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shandong  >  Qingdao
  • Phone Number: 0532-83883838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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