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Reviewed 29 May 2021

The wonton nooedle soup was a let down compared to what I've had in other Asian restaurants. The broth lacked flavour and the added veges were boring - two hunks of brocoli, two hunks of carrot. It would have been nice to have something a...bit more Asian, e.g. bok choy or bean sprouts, spring onion etc. The pork in the spicy pork noodle soup was actually pork fat with no attached meat. Dumplings were served without a dipping sauce. There was soy sauce and chilli on the table but no vinegar and no little dish to mix the condiments in. The soy sauce on the table seemed watered-down and tthe container it was in was very dirty... clearly hadn't been wiped for a very long time. Tables weren't being cleared or cleaned.The restaurant was cold - all the customers were wearing jackets.There was no toilet paper in the loo. The service was really poor - we weren't offered water, drinks, chopsticks, The waitress was one of the snarliest I've ever encountered. We eat at Asian restaurants regularly - this was our first time to go to this one. We are never going back.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 27 April 2021 via mobile

Popped in for a bite for lunch. Ordered two lots of dumplings (prawn and chicken) as well as pork bao buns. Probably too much for just the two of us but we managed to finish. Crispy, succulent dumplings (and the prawn ones were full to...bursting). Perfectly steamed bao buns with crispy strips of crumbed pork in a barbecue sauce ... superb. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 10 July 2020 via mobile

Everything was delicious, best pork dumplings and spicy pork soup. My husband had bbq pork noodles and pork buns, he said they were amazing! Can't fault anything about these dishes! Would definitely go here again if I'm in Christchurch. Great friendly staff, very attentive and...food was served fast. Highly recommend this place.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 April 2020

I often eat here at lunch time and there is nothing nicer than their pan fried shrimp dumplings embellished with Uncle Norman's spicy relish.and a stubbie of Tsing Tau. We have also eaten here as a family for dinner. With a little warning Uncle Norman...had a whole roasted duck as a centre piece for our table. Prices are reasonable and the quality is high. Service is friendly and reasonably quick.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 17 December 2019

Can't find words to describe how delicious the steamed dumplings are here in the Shanghai Street Dumplings house!!!! The food was extremely fresh and the taste was authentically good!!!! The lady boss was so friendly and she had a lot of regular customers to go...there everyday. She kindly asked us that how come she had never seen us before and we told her that we were just taking vacation here for short time. She told us to ensure to come back visit her more often from now on and we told her we definitely would. Unlike the owner of "You Hanoi Me", Mr. Jason Whitelaw, he was ignorant and ridiculously unprofessional! We posted a negative review about his restaurant and the rude service of the receptionist on Google. Just because he did not like to see the neggativeness so he replied us to say we were "uneducated and immature" since we voiced out the fact on Google?! We love this restaurant and for sure, we will come back to visit the lady boss and her dumplings again!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 12 October 2019

We had the chicken dumplings to start, which were packed with flavour. For mains we had the Singapore noodles which by appearance looked very ordinary were packed with incredible flavour.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

Went in for dinner. Eat Asian food regularly so had enjoyed the dishes we ordered before at other restaurants. The staff struggled to understand our requests in English or Mandarin. Food came out burnt badly, tools for eating meal were inadequate, wrong dish came to...our table, service from kitchen very slow despite few patrons and place was cold.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 7 July 2019

Everything was amazing, fast friendly service, amazing dumplings and steamed buns, great value for money, wish we had one in my home town.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

The food was good but everything else was so disappointing. The restaurant was freezing cold, it was impossible to get a drink- the one we did manage to get had to last us all evening. The food came out slowly and inconsistently, with the server...no knowing was dish was what. No napkins, chopsticks or sauces offered- we had to go and find these ourselves. No offer of tea/coffee or dessert. Really disappointing.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Great place for dumplings! We have gone back 4 times since the first time which was only about 3 months ago! Delicious sides and option to takeaway is great when your not feeling like eating out.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Shanghai Street Dumplings is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4