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Shanghai Express

28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“egg fried rice” (15 reviews)
“chow mein” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ordered £45 worth of Chinese takeaway after travelling down to find a black medium length hair in one of the plates of food, and none of us have black hair! (Photo to show evidence). Gutted! Ruined the meal for us all, as put us off!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the aesthetics the food is amazing, very friendly and welcoming even with our 2 year old in tow,

1  Thank hartsarah40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to eat after reading the trip advisor reviews. It did not disappoint, foodwise it was outstanding cannot fault it. Yes the entrance is not appealing and the decor could do with a revamp, plus it’s a little cluttered around the little bar...More

2  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Was a bit dubious going in as looked v shabby. Couldn’t have received a Warmer welcome with our 3 kids. They served us quickly which was very helpful as the kids were getting tired. Food was amazing. We literally ate everything that was served to...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Was on holiday, fancied a Chinese take away.....looked for recommendations and found Shanhai Express. Was almost put off by the entrance but once inside the delicious smell and gorgeous looking food was everything we wanted! Delicious food ....don't let entrance stairs put you off !

3  Thank clare40now
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Five of us ate here after a days drinking in town and had a very good meal. The food was excellent and the service was good.

3  Thank richcoll54
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Fast and efficient service, food came quick and was well cooked and flavoursome. Was served on a candlelit hot plate which kept it warm. Prawn crackers on arrival a nice touch. Reasonably priced soft drinks. The decor was not as bad as some reviews make...More

2  Thank Rick A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Whilst staying in Newquay decided we needed a Chinese so looked on Trip Advisor to see where was recommended... Shanghai Express looked favourable, ok some reviews say decor and carpet are a bit dated, but hey I didn't want to eat that so decides to...More

3  Thank PinkyLFC
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Some people are so dramatic. It’s an excellent restaurant, with fantastic food. I am a regular customer and never been let down by them. Decor is perfectly fine, I don’t know what people expect, The Ritz Piccadilly? The food is 100% authentic always freshly cooked...More

6  Thank trurodude12
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service as always, great friendly staff and atmosphere, would and have recommended, best Chinese in Newquay!

2  Thank Cathye58
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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?!
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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