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Shanghai Express

28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“egg fried rice” (14 reviews)
“chow mein” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very warm welcome from 2 smiliy girls , very good service and excellent food at a fantastic price ( had to check get bill twice ) , strange decor but don’t let that put you off , will definitely be going back

1  Thank nikcartmill
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having tried all of the other Chinese takeaways in town and been disappointed we decided to give the Shanhai a go. The food was fab, and the portion sizes were very generous. The decor in the restaurant is in need of an overhaul, but don’t...More

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy day at the beach, decided to order a Chinese. Arrived to collect and was concerned, the place looks run down and very odd for a Chinese restaurant/take away... however it was delicious. We had a mixture of dishes, Hong Kong sweet and sour chicken...More

Thank ToniConduct
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here after seeing the reviews and all I will say is fantastic food full of flavour not full of salt and msg the portions are huge the service is second to none. Will be going back

Thank elvispresely
Reviewed 25 January 2018

After living in Newquay for some time I've tried a lot of the Chinese places and ordered a few things to get an idea of their food. I have to say this one delivers the best on the food every time! Its on the Main...More

2  Thank Melster713
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Read all the reviews and thought I’d give it a go and was not disappointed the food was excellent ... bravo 💪

1  Thank gareth p
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

5 of us called in unannounced around 7:15 on a Friday evening and were seated instantly. Drinks were served pretty quickly and as there was another big party there (about 10 I think) complimentary bowls of prawn crackers were refilled and consumed. I ordered hot...More

3  Thank NailGlue
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We would never have known about this place but our son who lives in Newquay always gets his takeaways from here. We opted for the sit down menu and were delighted by the friendly staff, the fast service, the quantity and quality of the food....More

1  Thank petersA5889RC
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Following a sign from the street indicating this restaurant was up some stairs, I almost changed my mind. The unwelcoming staircase and decor should not put you off though. The warm welcome we received as well as the outstanding service more than made up for...More

1  Thank GlobeyWales
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We loved our food and the portions were fantastic and not too expensive either. The presentation was gorgeous and I loved the authentic Chinese experience. The stairwell is a little dated and could be off putting to some and the drinks tasted bottled (we had...More

1  Thank chhowgego
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steve h
8 September 2016|
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Response from JDLBEBMB | Reviewed this property |
I don't they deliver, I think they put it in a taxi for you at your cost?!
Mick G
11 January 2016|
Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
This was the best one that we tried and haven't bothered looking for another as a result.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
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