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China Shiao

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Avenida Mancomunidad 4, 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 81 69 70
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
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Sun 13:00 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:30
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19:30 - 23:45
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Had dinner last night and it was ridiculous, requested for Seafood salad but to my surprise it was coated with sugar and also the beef sauce, the only thing they got right was the prawn fried rice which was the one we had.

Thank Segun A
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Was quite empty, food was ok, service was erratic. Maybe if you can speak better Spanish it would be easier. Cheap and filling.

Thank RichB5555
Blackpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We visited this restaurant for a change from the hotel food and we were very pleased we did. We were made to feel very welcome when we entered shown to a table and snacks brought to us whilst looking at the menu. when the starters arrived they looked and tasted fantastic, then the main course arrived and that was even... More 

1 Thank 1958dave2015
Winchester, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

Like many others, I guess, we had a meal here as it was conveniently located just across from the Gran Hotel where we were staying and we fancied a change from local fare. The main courses are very generous so we really didn't need the mixed starter which was quite disappointing. The main courses though were very tasty. There are... More 

Thank Vicky R
Derby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

hadn't seen any of the reviews but it wasn't a pleasant evening and we were hungry so as this was close to our hotel we popped in, we were the only people in so was a little worried but with no need, we ordered and was surprised by the generous portions, service was fine, didn't crowd us and we got... More 

Thank JKE-221266
Paisley, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

I was ready to over look the plastic plates and the poor decor, BUT the service was terrible. Given the restaurant was quiet the service was so slow that they missed out on further drink orders and a dessert order. I wonder how they'd cope if it was busy. The food was nice but being treated like we were not... More 

Thank CB_Saint
South Pole
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

i was not expecting great chinese food on the island, but this place (right across from the Gran Hotel) was reasonable. I prefer Mandarin rather than Cantonese style and i had the spicy lamb here.

Thank Panini7
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

We were staying opposite at the Gran Hotel, as a couple both decided we would like a chinese meal for a change.We went up the side stairs into main restaurant room which was very dark and dingy some tables had a light over them but not all,as I am partially sighted would have struggled to read a menu let alone... More 

1 Thank Janice D
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

Very good food also for take away., tostada de gambas and fideos was very very good. Owner and Family very kind.cheaper and large portion. Just in front of Grand Hotel, high with sea view.

Thank starktony
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

This is a lousy restaurant with a dingy, depressed and dirty atmosphere, a really small menu selection and right next to a busy road. The food was so bad we paid for our drinks and first course and left. To be avoided.

Thank Hugh B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 16:30
19:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Mancomunidad 4, 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Arrecife
  • Phone Number: +34 928 81 69 70

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?