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Royal China Restaurant

8/F 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 27, 2017
“Finest Cantonese. Period.”
Nov 21, 2015
“Signature Dishes”
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8/F 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

I was honored to eat here with a dear friend & the Owner's son. Chef Lai prepared the finest Cantonese food that I have ever had. Period. They explained that whenever the Royals do a booking, they fly Chef Lai to London to their London...More

Thank FiveStarDiner
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We have been to this restaurant on every, single visit to Shanghai. You have to know what to order ... For us, its the beef with gingko nuts, meticulously prepared. Flavour - indescribably delicious. Had the side order of green vegetables and for starters, a...More

Thank Gary_TO_12
Reviewed February 2, 2015

We went for lunch with my daughter, and ordered the celery, noodles with soya sauce, broccoli with garlic, and shrimp dumplings. It was very good service, food was hot, and was very economical. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

The food was not bad, but poor service and expensive tea will make us think twice before going back. Extremely slow service and more than half of the bill was tea!

Thank Roopet9
Reviewed August 17, 2014

I live in Shanghai and since I found the Royal China (jin an temple) this became the only and one dim sum place in town for me. The food is simple, original, and in a perfect HK style environment, the service is so and so...More

Thank Pinkaylin
Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Meh, so many better places in town. Food average and way over-priced. Service inattentive despite the obligatory service charge (perhaps that's why).

1  Thank OzPhoenix
Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

It's the sisterly restaurant of the London Baker Street ones, queensway and Fulham , and canary riverside ones. Back in London yeah these places are all amazing. But here in shanghai when there are so many other options for food this place has faded a...More

Thank Jin C
Reviewed September 28, 2012

This place is divine. Flawless customer service, have been there on all our trips to Shanghai. Particularly love their dim sum as well as their beef and gingo nuts. The restaurant itself is very nicely laid out. For you non-smokers out there - wanting to...More

1  Thank Gary_TO_12
Reviewed July 3, 2012

Restaurant is best known for its Dim Sum dishes, being part of the Royal China chain based in London. We were quite impressed with the quality and presentation of the items offered in this Shanghai branch. The Menu also includes a good selection of the...More

3  Thank EmFLoge33
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple,
while the main artery of excitement and entertainment
is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French
Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign
residents but displays a more commercial character.
Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and
trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing
Road, but areas off the busy street have the same
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  • Address: 8/F 1618 Nanjing Xi Lu, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an
  • Neighborhood: Jing'an
Tel. number is 62883063
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