We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shanghai Express

28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chow mein” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
Write a Review
Reviews (396)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Not the prettiest of areas but hey, the food was very good and reception received memorable. We are sure to return when next we visit Newquay

1  Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got a takeaway and and we ordered king prawn chowmein which was very odd nothing like the ones were we live. The chowmein had very thin noodles and lots of vegetables so was a bit weird, they need to use egg noodles and skip...More

1  Thank lizziedizzy93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat early, and saw this place nearby. Empty when we arrived about 6, but welcomed by a friendly Malaysian lady. Menu was totally in English, and it is evident that this Chinese restaurant has been established so long that all food is...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is on the main high street, up some stairs above the shops. First impressions, a little dated!!, but don't let this put you off, the staff are really helpful, and the food was amazing. Not that many tables so at busy times possibly...More

1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Have takeaway from shanghai every week great value for money and food is always great.. staff are very friendly

1  Thank Joe S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Chinese, huge menu, very reasonable prices and good service too. A bit difficult to find but worth it. Food is very yummy :) Highly recommend.

1  Thank emmaevr
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Lovely friendly staff. Little hidden gem worth finding, we will be back for sure:)

1  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely food Big portions Very tasty Lots of things to choose from on the menu Didn't take long to severe us Very friendly Would recommend to all

1  Thank G W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Shabby, poor food poor service. If you can't make it work out of season don't bother to open, have been in Newquay for a week and by far the worst experience

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

First time Chinese from here, best Chinese for s long time will use again and recommend to family and friends.

1  Thank John C
Nearby Restaurants
Oceans Cafe
479 reviews
.04 km away
433 reviews
.04 km away
Portuguese Restaurant
285 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Porth Beach
590 reviews
.40 km away
Pirate's Quest
349 reviews
.25 km away
Blue Reef Aquarium
1,138 reviews
.24 km away
Towan Beach
67 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
steve h
Do they deliver to crantock?
8 September 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
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
would you recommend this take away or is there a better one in newquay
12 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.
Improve this listing

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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28-30 East Street, Newquay TR7 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • E-mail