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“Not as nice as our last visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Shanghai Express

Shanghai Express
Ranked #35 of 235 Restaurants in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Hampshire, UK
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Not as nice as our last visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

Sauces seemed bit gloopey, and sweet & sour sauce quite vinegary. Although arguably better than any other Chinese in Newquay!

Visited January 2013
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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357 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
“Full of flavour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

Working late and my regular Chinese decided to close early, so tried here for a take-away even though it was a restaurant. Must say I was sceptical about going elsewhere, but the service was polite and helpful considering I was ordering blind over the phone with no menu, food was very delicious and free prawn crackers on top. Probably use here again...

  • Visited January 2013
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3 restaurant reviews
“Me thinks i like Arnie will be back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Every plate delivered with a smile. Attentive staff up for a giggle as well as get you your food ASAP. tasted so good even took the prawn crackers home as I was defeated by dish 4.

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UK Midlands
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“As good as before”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012

When you go back to a place you have had good food and great service you are fearful it won't be as good as you remembered.
Fear not Shanghai Express is everything I remembered and more and Lennie was still as attentive, how he keeps up the pace I don't, especially as a group of 16 arrived unannounced.

With my trips 18 months apart nothing had changed and that is good in this case.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Traveller-in-UK
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Newquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our Local”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2012

We live in Newquay and we always recommend this restaurant to our guests , the welcoming is always friendly and polite the food is excellent and the service is 5 star and when we can't make the restaurant the take away is highly recommended.Great place !

  • Visited December 2012
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