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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

Curry Street, East London, South Africa
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (40 reviews)
“chowmein” (2 reviews)
“wonton soup” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Curry Street, East London, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The best sushi place in East London. No one can compare their handrolls made with cucumber. Their salmon smacks freshness. They are very popular so i would recommend booking.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We had sushi for dinner here. The combinations was amazing and with a glass of wine everything was fine.

Thank JacquesvanAswegen
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We've eaten here many times and always happy with the service and quality of the food. Would like to make a special mention of the takeaway set meals. The quality and quantity never disappoints and the staff are always obliging if you want to tweak...More

Thank DavePen49
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Spur of the moment decision and 7 of us arrived. As starters we had pork dumplings and the egg plant chips, both really really good. Mains we had a spread of 9 dishes rotating on a lazy Susan and had a bit of this and...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

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

Thank Jsacton
Reviewed 2 June 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 15 April 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 18 January 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 16 January 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 7 December 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
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$87
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curry Street, East London, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
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