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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

Curry Street, East London, South Africa
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (36 reviews)
“dim sum” (3 reviews)
“wonton soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Curry Street, East London, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want really nice sushi then this is the place to come to. Convenient parking and good service

Thank Jsacton
Reviewed June 2, 2017

We had dinner here recently and had a lovely meal. The dimsum as a starter were well prepared and I had the most delicious, soft, fluffy, sweet pork bun. I love dimsum and wasn't disappointed in the quality. The sushi was also nice and proportions...More

Thank Johette S
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Shanghai in my opinion make the best sushi in East London. It is our tradition when we arrive back home to go for their sushi.

Thank mickyz2017
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We ordered sushi from the Shanghai well in advance to make sure we got the right sushi, on collection, no tuna was available, no wanton soup, the sushi was pretty much a confused mess...the only redeeming factor to the take away was that the salmon...More

Thank VPVerwey
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Sushi rice cooked to perfection... Sushi rolled professionally to provide some of the best tasting Sushi around... Highly recommended Did not try other dishes but looked good with lots of Chinese food options!

Thank Jason M
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Tastebuds got a yen (or yuan) for the delights of the Orient? Does the sound of crispy salmon sushi or sizzling Shanghai steak, dripping with hot sticky sauce make you salivate? Does the super-stressed you long for a break from the rat race in a...More

Thank Tish H
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We visit here often. Best sushi in town in a bright, trendy atmosphere. Waitrons sometimes a bit slow. But otherwise one of our favorite places to eat!

Thank Laura W
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Delicious eastern food offered from sushi to authentic chinese food. Its romantic, its classy and the service is great.

Thank Jessie7115
Reviewed June 14, 2016

No better place to go for a sushi meal after a long time away from home. Lovely fresh and beautifully presented. Its the place for me to eat sushi in East London.

Thank VPVerwey
Reviewed April 24, 2016

I've always had good service and food from this restaurant. The only drawback is their take-away is from the same entrance and there is always a blockage at the door. I would suggest that they should have a separate place for take-away food. The restaurant...More

Thank dihawks
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $87
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curry Street, East London, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
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