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Shanghai Surprise Chinese Restaurant

1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 677 7010
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“dumplings” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Last night we had dinner in Shanghai surprise dinner we ordered hot and sour soup, sweet Corn soup basket of dumpling and pecking duck we enjoyed their authentic Chinese cruise but my attention was focused on their staff their very warm friendly and genuine smile...More

Thank Rhea R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered egg fried rice and Hakka middle, prawn toast and prawn spring rolls, these dishes were very nice. The mains were chicken in XO sauce and a beef sizzler... the chicken was cut into very thin small bits, didn't even taste like chicken and...More

Thank sindylouDubai
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely food with amazing staff and amazing decor... best part is its very affordable and its pocket friendly. Portions are very generous. I always come here on a weekday and enjoy. Hotel is sleazy but this restaurant makes it up and probably the only reason...More

Thank Ahmed69937
Reviewed 8 March 2017

big surprise ,,lovely setting n great food good drinks and reasonable prices fab staff and will be back

Thank diana183
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Best place for Indo Chinese fare. The food is yummy and fresh. You can get good cocktail. They will even get you a cake if you are there for any celebration.

Thank mercyajohn
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If Shanghai Surprises, located at Al Diar Capital Hotel, meant to brag that it is the “best Chinese restaurant outside China” - as a sign outside the establishment says, they certainly have a right to it.The restaurant is amongst the best for real Chinese cuisine,...More

Thank Perviz D
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very good chineese restaurant Very good ambience Liqour available No valet parking.difficult to park near the restaurant

Thank Surendra S
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I was once been here way back 2014. And I really love the foods and service. But when I came back recently a rude waitress served me. Poor service! Actions management. You will lost all your customers due to a rude employee. Desielyn named.

1  Thank Mathhh B
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We have visited here many times as a family and the food is so fresh and delicious. We love the prawn on toast 😃 The staff are really helpful and friendly.

Thank Nosilalouise
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Now living in Abu Dhabi, we saw the ad for the restaurant "best Chinese restaurant outside China". My wife being Chinese, we thought we could give it a try. Well we should have left as soon as we entered, as we were the only clients...More

5  Thank uncogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 677 7010
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