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Shanghai Cooking

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Triq Il-Halel | +356 2157 4303, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2523, Malta
+356 9902 7608
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
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18:00 - 12:00
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Bugibba, Malta
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you are on holiday or even a local visiting Bugibba looking for Chinese food this is the place to be. Ask for the buffett list of food mark any item you want to eat and you`ll get everything you ask for . Great place.

Thank Geoffrey S
Sliema, Malta
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food is decent and plentiful at very cheap prices. The service is prompt and friendly. It's not a place to visit for an important occasion or date, however it must certainly be tried if in the area. It exceeds any expectation if you're after satisfying a craving for Chinese cuisine.

Thank Diana655
Qormi, Malta
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141 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

If you are fussy about atmosphere do not go there. If you love chinese food and you want to have a huge, good, cheap meal this is the place to be. The staff are very friendly and they have a (by order) buffet system which is very convenient.

Thank Spidey513
Swanley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

After getting lost because app pinpoint wasn't where the restaurant was we then found it by the main square. Food was all freshly cooked and was very nice. Prices are very reasonable. Worth a trip if you fancy a Chinese.

Thank DWhitlock77
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place by accident and ended up visiting twice in 3 days. Superb food, great value and such friendly people.

Thank Shirl R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had big expectations before going to this restaurant after reading the other reviews on trip advisor. I must say I am very disappointed British Visitor as we arrived before other people but were served after. Waited an hour for the food which when it did arrive was tasty. But, either we did not fully get how the buffet menu... More 

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xihuanhu, Owner at Shanghai Cooking, responded to this review

hi!dear sir/madam first i am very sorry to make you hungry.and we really have problem for the served ,because on that day ,all the tables are come on the same time,that's why we don't know which one be the first but that is our problem . because we cooking all fresh ,so the food will be waiting longer than the... More 

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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

It was good Cantonese buffet dinner.excllent family service,authentic chiniese tasty food,affordable price. space to develop serving platter&cutlary. Overall good indeed.

Thank Sultan M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and great service highly recommend this awesome restaurant there was so much food and it was of great quality we were stuffed definitely worth a visit

Thank rosie M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

€7 Set menu with glass of wine was ok but could we have a more professional waiter/waitress appearance even if we were early entries.The appearance of 1st floor washing on the line does nothing to encourage entry.

xihuanhu, Manager at Shanghai Cooking, responded to this review

HI, dear sir/madam.thank you for your proposal.we will try to do better,we are family business.maybe we are very tired on that day,because it is not easy to running business and baby care,baby cost us a lot of energy and time,but we try to doing the best,because you are not stay in malt ,so you don't know we change something by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We found this place by mistake and returned lots of times in the week we were in Malta. Food was lovely the young family who own it were fabulous. We received a good warm welcome. We hope to return next year. Thank you suki and jonny.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Triq Il-Halel | +356 2157 4303, Bugibba, Island of Malta SPB 2523, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Bugibba
  • Phone Number: +356 9902 7608

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?