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My Shanghai At The Cannon Inn

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Coast Road, North Shields, England
01912966112
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My Shanghai was lovely should have more choice on the puddings in the afternoons . Was a bit disappointed but everything else was very nice.Staff were excellent and very helpful evening food is much better choice because it's more money enjoyed it .

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really enjoy the choice here, always busy which is a good Sign! The deep fried pork was a little chewy this time around but the noodles and beef dishes were exceptionally good. Deserts are always a little disappointing and lack choice but to be honest estate we are usually too full to attend PT anything gets other than an ice... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went on Sunday lovely atmosphere and fantastic food The staff were nice my husband had 3 plates of Chinese and I had 2 plates of Sunday dinner

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Thank Karen B
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This particular buffet restaurant in North Shield is the only buffet restaurant that I know in North Shield. Went with friends on a birthday celebration . It was quite cheap to entertain a lot of guess that came for the Birthday. If you are actually looking at your budget , I will recommend my Shanghai for you to have a... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided at the last minute to go for lunch on a Sunday. It is always busy and Sunday even more so. We like the choice that this restaurant gives, but wish there was a little more room around each table. We were up against a pillar on a tiny table for two surrounded by pushchairs at the next table.... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave this 2 stars on the basis of hygiene.I've been to My Shanghai about 10 ten times over the year, and slowly but surely the hygiene in particular the carpets are a disgrace, I have mentioned this to staff on a number of occasions, but obviously fell on deaf ears. I've had no choice but to take photos of... More 

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very suprised when we called in for lunch.The car park was busy but this place is huge in side, so why do the owners cram the tables so close together? Having tables close together may be fine for some people but i hate it when people are having to try to get by when i'm eating or they... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So long as you’re out by 17:45 you qualify for the early birds, if you go on the night time you get a few more dishes – duck for one, more puddings etc. food on the whole was really good, have been to lots of Chinese buffets before, Laus, Hos and most of them are pretty similar. As long as... More 

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Thank Brooke W
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stopped off here today for lunch worst I have ever had food was cold pudding looked terrible and the coke was flat coloured water, never again.

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Thank Julie W
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This was the first time I went the food was cold and tined food horrible the toilets were stinking there was no soap and the hand dryer was not working it was all horrible but the food Err I almost been sick after I eat a popadom the meat was raw dry and hard and that was not just the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $18
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coast Road, North Shields, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
  • Phone Number: 01912966112

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Blyth, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?