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Big Shanghai

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6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
+351 289 585 044
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Everyone loves a chinese don't they?? This will not disappoint,with the usual excellent service,super food,and reasonable prices. Just a 10minute walk from the Brisa Sol Aparthotel. ENJOY!!

Thank Martin J
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

i have visited this restaurant on a few occassions and i have found the food and service outstanding on every occassion. a great varied menu which is really reasonably priced with large portions.

Thank Marymc42
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Title says it all really. Despite being three quarters full we were seated immediately supplied with menu's and drinks. We ordered fairly quickly as we had seen the menu outside. Starters came within ten minutes. Main course soon after starter plates were collected. The staff were attentive and polite, all you can ask. The food was very very good and... More 

Thank Stu146
Fareham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We went to this lovely restaurant twice and bot visits we were warmly greeted at the door and shown to or table, staff were very pleasant, the service was excellent, the food was served lovely & hot and was very delicious certainly use this restaurant again top class.

Thank Bridget M
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Visisted Big Shanghai as we were very pleased with our previous visit. Maybe just a bad night.Meal for 2 had 4 side dishes but very little rice. Asked for more but waited 10 mins to get it and all the side dishes were cool. Had to ask another waiter and eventually a 3rd. When getting our bill and asked if... More 

2 Thank David F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Had an excellent meal for 2 people , soup was lovely main meal was really tasty sui mi and howgow , spring rolls are the best ice cream and leches a pint of lager and a bottle of wine and all for 29 euro and filled us up thanks

1 Thank keith w
Paisley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Ordered spring rolls and prawn crackers to start. Crackers not fresh and spring rolls slightly overcooked, small and had a minced meat filling rather than usual bean sprouts/chicken.For mains Crispy chilli beef which was tasty and house special of Kung Po Chicken. This was served with peanuts rather than cashew and the chicken was tiny diced cubes which was strange..... More 

Thank Janet G
Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

we thought we would try here as the menu overall looked good. the price for salt/pepper ribs of 8.50 euros, was not worth it 4 small ribs the size of your thumb was a disappointment, soup was fine. Mains of ginger/onion chicken sizzling, and kung po chicken but the kung po seemed heavily mixed with soy. The service person asking... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely food good menu spacious restaurant ok on price excellent service near the new town quiet during the week

Thank shorty673
Sarnia, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ate twice, once as takeout. Egg rolls excellent. Other dishes shared were very well prepared. Good pricing and friendly service.

Thank Ray H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 585 044

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