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Shanghai Express - CLOSED

Lower o'Connell Street, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 7100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
21 Dec 2015
“Oriental tapas - wasn't sure of the concept but love the outcome”
7 Dec 2015
“Good food. Good service.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Fusion, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lower o'Connell Street, Kinsale, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

I have visited this restaurant several times over the last few years and I am equally impressed each time. When I first saw that it was doing oriental tapas, I really wasn't sure that I would like it, but I was so wrong. It is...More

Thank Deirdre K
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We were looking for something light and tasty to eat after a day's travelling. This little gem of a place made us feel most welcome. The house red wine was lovely.

Thank Modestinewrites
Reviewed 23 October 2015

It is with a sad heart I inform people that the Shanghai Express is no more, as of Monday this week they have shut down, my favourite restaurant in Kinsale is no more and will be taken over by new management in a few weeks,...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 22 September 2015

To give you a bit of an idea about feedback, my wife and I keep a home in Kinsale Ireland, in England and for 30 years in the USA. {Thinks...."can you still call the woman you have married a 'wife' or is this illegal now"?...}...More

Thank michael o
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Lovely Asian restaurant with great food for great prices. The beef teriyaki is just superb. Lovely friendly staff

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Just gorgeous food for such a reasonable price. Very relaxed and friendly staff. The beef terriyaki is a must!

Thank Sadieirl
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

On a recent visit to Kinsale, I was surprised to see that Shanghai Express had reopened. I was apprehensive when I learned that it was under new management, but needn't have been. The food was lovely as ever (between our group we had rendang, chilli...More

Thank TurquoiseGold
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We were told by our B and B place that this restaurant had changed owners and had dropped in quality. We decided to eat here anyway and were pleasantly surprised at the good food quality and the nice atmosphere. Maybe it helps to expect very...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Enjoyed our tapas. Service was slow and inaccurate regarding food ordered and which diners the food was for. I think I had the Penang Chicken (which I liked). I also had the flourless chocolate and orange cake. When I visit again, I will not order...More

Thank Colette C
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I was a huge fan of this place when Jean Marc ran it, but alas the new chef has reduced the portion sizes and made a few slight changes in the cooking style that has meant that this restaurant has dropped down in my estimation....More

Thank Ralph H
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17:30 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower o'Connell Street, Kinsale, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Kinsale
  • Phone Number: +353 21 477 7100
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