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The Shanghai Restaurant

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4 Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3NH, England
+44 1244 342888
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Burton Upon Trent
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is by far the best Chinese restaurant I've ever visited. Consistently good, both for food and service. I've recommended several people to go, and they all agree. The salt & chilli pepper prawns are the very best - I have them every time I can get to this excellent restaurant. Quite often, we don't get past the starters, they... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Very busy restaurant. Would advise you book. We just walked in at 8pm, had to wait half an hour which wasn't a problem apart from the front of house staff not taking our names so a couple went in before us! Needs more organisation. Food very nice, staff friendly and attentive

Thank Kathryn454
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Wow, what a terrific restaurant, the food was very well presented by enthusiastic and extremely personable staff who made us feel at ease and valued Karmen was especially attentive and took time to talk and make us feel appreciated. We would absolutely recommend this restaurant, it may not be the cheapest but yiu certainly get what you pay for.

Thank KevinA_7
Chester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Came for an evening out with family and was very happy with the food and the service, contrary to other reviews we found the dinning room comfortably warm in both heat and hospitality, our choice of the set banquet was lovely, and even changed slightly to suit our needs with no bother whatsoever. A really good meal and a pleasant... More 

Thank bluesb0b
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant, couldn't fault a thing. If you're ever in the area you have to pay a visit and over indulge

Thank andrewbraden
Taunton, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Arrived Thursday evening, pleased to see a busy car park which was a good sign as the rest ofChester seemed to have gone home. Received a warm welcome and a good table despite the place being almost food. A fairly standard menu but excellently cooked and well presented. Main courses not overwhelmed by MS sauces, so all the flavours flowed... More 

Thank MIkeW42
Chester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with family. Everything was excellent. The food, the service and the staff are all charming and entertaining. The best Chinese in Chester and surrounding areas hands down.

Thank VSS8
Wigan, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best Chinese I have ever been to and I've been to a few in my time. The flavours in the dishes are amazing, service excellent I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank 379nicolaa
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

excellent food, good service and very clean, the only observation would be that the restaurant is rather cold, been there several times, but during the winter need to put extra layers on, they appear to turn the heating off early in the evening, leaving it rather cold for diners

Thank poorselection
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Wandered into the Shanghai Restaurant one cold, dark and dank December evening to have a meal with some friends on the opening time of the restaurant which as 6pm. We didn’t book any tables we just walked in on the night. This well established restaurant is easy to find due to the large illuminated sign on the edge of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Hoole Road, Chester CH2 3NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 342888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?