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Shanghai Express

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28-30 East Street, Newquay, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is magnificent. The food is freshly cooked and all members of staff are very welcoming. Will be visiting again soon!

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1 Thank Charlie G
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food excellent a little hard to find as it's just a door up to the takeaway quickly prepared and tasted fab even the kids liked it 👍

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2 Thank Jen B
Halesowen
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a meal on Father's Day and it was good. It is quite shabby, the table (for 5) was a rectangle table with room for 3 on each side which was a bit crap, normally circle tables in Chinese restaurants. It was located above a shop which we totally missed first time round! Lovely food though and reasonably... More 

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2 Thank Lucy240909
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the decor in this restaurant. The staff are nice and friendly but the food is to die for, just how an old school Chinese used to be. Big portions of fresh amazing food that tastes great at a reasonable price. Will definitely be returning the next time I'm in Newquay.

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3 Thank Hayley R
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here a few years ago and returned in early June. nothing has changed still crammed with people good food and helpful staff, cant go wrong phone to book as it gets busy. Don't be put off by the entrance!

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2 Thank icdabin
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only went due to the fab reviews. As we climbed the stairs we could feel the banisters were sticky. We sat at our table we could feel the table cloth and the wine list was sticky. Never mind, the reviews were good so we ordered. The beef with ginger was excellent but the Thai duck was not Thai but duck... More 

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1 Thank 186402Richard
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

called in here for take aways after reading all the good reviews, beef curry and a special curry, not disappointed

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2 Thank harvey m
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited Newquay on a weekend away and fancied a Chinese. We were actually staying in Crantock so googled the closest Chinese Shanghai came up and we were amazed at how many good reviews the takeaway had so we had to try it! And we were definitely not disappointed! They delivered to the site we were staying on, fantastic value... More 

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3 Thank Lauren C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Me and my other half are only in Newquay for a few days, we both wanted Chinese and decided on here. We are so glad we did, very attentive staff and delicious food which arrived quickly. Good price for the food aswell! Highly recommend!

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1 Thank Georgina E
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Well I can honestly say this really is a hidden gem. Food was delicious and the service was 5*. I've eaten many Chinese meals out and nothing comes close to this. We had so much food we had to take it back to our caravan for supper the next day. Will definately be returning on our next holiday. And if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-30 East Street, Newquay, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay

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