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Shanghai Surprise Chinese Restaurant

1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 677 7010
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“noodles” (4 reviews)
“real chinese” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed January 27, 2016

We had dinner yesterday and the food was really nice. The chicken soup and Tom yum seafood soup were very nice as well as the starter. The sizzler was excellent. We ordered noodles and prawns curry for main course. Staff was not attentive even though...More

Thank SanjeevNair
Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

During a 10 day visit to Abu Dhabi I took my wife back to Shanghai Surprise it had been over 5 years since she last ate there. Time has not lessened the high quality Chinese food provided, I would go one more and say it...More

Thank RusskiRichard
Reviewed December 1, 2015

Shanghai Surprises offers good Chinese food in the mid range. The restaurant is a situated in Hotel Capitol Plaza which is dated hotel. The service is very friendly and the menu choices are elaborate.

1  Thank Arvind S
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Its been many years since I have been here. The food and service is just as excellent. Downside is there was screaming children running around which the parents ignored, until I had to shout at them. This was after 9 p.m. They should have been...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed August 30, 2015

It is one of our favourite restaurants in Abu Dhabi. Excellent food, great service and value for money.

Thank Aparna S
Reviewed August 30, 2015

I would typically get food this good in most good Chinese places in India but it's been a pain trying to find such a place here in UAE. Thus the 4 star (because it is unique here). Food is good. Try to get your vouchers...More

Thank Foodie0015
Reviewed August 22, 2015

When I saw caned mushroom used in a sizzling chicken dish I felt pity on that restaurant. The best thing is that they have beer so I can clean the taste out of my mouth Their portion is generous but the taste is .... I...More

2  Thank JPTrab
Reviewed August 15, 2015

I have been going here for the last 5 years, great food, friendly staff, excellent service. They now have a new menu which has loads more choice, I took some friends last week who had never been before, they were very impressed and will be...More

Thank vonone
Reviewed July 5, 2015

We love going to Shanghai Surprise. The service is excellent and the waiters are very friendly and will always remember you. Their prawn crackers are yummy and their chef soup is to die for. We also love their spring rolls, wantons, dim sums (pretty much...More

Thank mayyouch
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

It has been roughly 3 years since my last visit to Shanghai Surprise.....having been a customer since it opened I was pleasantly surprised to see that the quality of food and customer service has not changed. The food is still fantastic and the service 2nd...More

Thank RusskiRichard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 677 7010
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