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Sampan

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Chinese, Seafood, Szechuan, Shanghai
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Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach | Balraj Sahni Marg, Juhu Beach, Mumbai (Bombay) 400049, India
+91 22 66934444
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently Chinese

Sunday afternoon last month, we ended up there. I had not visited Sampan in the last 10+ years and everything felt new. We began with Iced tea for my daughter and veg monchow soup for my wife, tried it and found it excellent. A complimentary bowl of peanuts that are unique to Sampan only were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Anaggh
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Sunday afternoon last month, we ended up there. I had not visited Sampan in the last 10+ years and everything felt new. We began with Iced tea for my daughter and veg monchow soup for my wife, tried it and found it excellent. A complimentary bowl of peanuts that are unique to Sampan only were served. Ordered the chicken dim... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I think this is my favorite restaurant! Just went the other day and were mulling the options over their salted peanuts. decided to go for the iceberg lettuce starter. They serve the lettuce with chestnuts corn etc combination and the word is Amazing! Its worth it to come here just for this. then we ordered our main course which was... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I visited Novotel with family for late night dinner on Sat (07 March) @ their italian restaurant and more to my surprise, restaurant manager informed us that the restaurant was closed for the day. The close the rest and take last order @ 10.45pm. So I visited Sampan – Chinese rest which was open however asked us to place our... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We used to visit this place frequently years ago when the hotel was Holiday Inn and loved the food. After Novotel took over this was our first visit and I have to say that they have maintained their quality standards. The tables are more spaced out now unlike earlier when it was a little cramped. Service is surprisingly quick. Nice... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

If you are looking to spend some good time with family and have some amazing food this is place to be.This is one of my best Chinese restaurant.The taste is simply awesome.Soothing ambiance with quality service and perfectly blended Chinese delicacies is what you will get here.for ambiance 4,food 5,service 5.Definitely a place to enjoy great Chinese food more than... More 

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28 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

One of the older Chinese restaurants in Mumbai with a great view, old word decor, Indian chinese, if your palette has graduated to the real thing then you maybe in for little disappointment, having said that generous quantity and decent service. Looks like lot of regular patrons dine here,

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The food is some authentic Chinese served with great flavours and simple taste. Everyday rice is kind of family favourite, but need some improvement in schezwan rice, as it tastes more like star anise flavoured puloa than Chinese rice. Sometimes I don't see any one on the floor, staff need to be more attentive and some has to be on... More 

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Margao, India
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The food here is excellent. The ambience in general is good. The only problem is mosquitoes. the restaurant staff tries to get rid of them but the problem does persist. so, please go prepared with Odomos or something so that you would be able to enjoy your food properly.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Amazing place for Indochinese food lovers !!! Fantastic location and if you can get a table by the window then nothing like it since you get a panoramic sea view !!! The staff is hospitable and friendly. Over all had a great experience !!! Only negative I can think of is the pricing !!!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Went there a few days ago, and was saddened by the fact that the old charm of the restaurant wasnt there anymore. The staff had changed , so had the quality of food.. The prices have risen considerably and is on the very expensive side. Hopefully they will get things right in the coming months..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach | Balraj Sahni Marg, Juhu Beach, Mumbai (Bombay) 400049, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Phone Number: +91 22 66934444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 60
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, Szechuan, Shanghai

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