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No.66 Renmin Road, Zhongshan District | 1/F,Shangri-la Hotel, Dalian 116001, China
+86 411 8252 5000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
17 Oct 2017
“Good Buffet Selection ”
19 Aug 2015
“Extremely Expensive for Limited Selection”
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Asian, Healthy, Cafe, Seafood, Diner
No.66 Renmin Road, Zhongshan District | 1/F,Shangri-la Hotel, Dalian 116001, China
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I was staying at the Shangri La and breakfast was included. Good spread though maybe not as extensive as many others in the chain. As a westerner I could still find a decent breakfast. Free wifi for all. Nice ambiance.

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Honestly, I've been to so many restaurant buffets in Dalian and XiangGe LiLa Buffet is so average. If you want a good buffet, go to the Hilton that just opened two years ago. This Buffet is extremely overpriced and it's so average because you could...More

2  Thank JessicaZ721
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Arrival at The Hotel just 20 minutes from the City Airport Formalities are Sincere to Make you feel at home from the Door Ladies to Bell Hop This Lobby Team are unbeatable if its Directions or Nightlife and Taxis The Lounge Beckons with the string...More

Thank Glegieeskipper
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Not been to buffet for a while and will be sometime before I return, questionable International buffet, food quality not good. This restaurant would have been so busy a few years ago, now you can sit where you want. I doubt it would have made...More

2  Thank Bigtex2015
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Great selection and great tasting food. The buffet offers a selection of Western and Asian food from mild to spicy, so most palettes can be satisfied.

Thank ChinaPaul88
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We have been to the restaurant at the Shangri La a few times in our quest for a decent brunch in Dalian. Very good buffet brunch with a range of both Western and Asian food. We've always found the staff friendly and helpful, and most...More

Thank Jaya M
Reviewed 7 December 2013 via mobile

Food was good but portions were child-sized. Went home hungry. Expected the staff to have better english, too. "Washroom" was out of there vocabulary.

1  Thank QueenFreak
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Breakfast at main restaurant was the usual extensive selection but have had better at other Shangri-La hotels. Lunch was a good selection of foods. The main Chinese restaurant in hotel was average & didn't appear to show-case enough of the local Dalian seafood selection compared...More

1  Thank FCGC8
Reviewed 9 July 2013

I first ate at the Shangri-La in 2012, and had the international buffet. It was fantastic. The highlight of the international buffet--the salmon from the sushi bar. 2013 was the first time that I had food from the Chinese restaurant. It was also fantastic, and...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 December 2012

As a Diamond Shangri-La member I expect those priviledges to be extended to me automatically. I had to remind them about fruit in my room, my toiletries. They also call with alarming regularity to your room, i.e. within 10 minutes of receiving room service they...More

2  Thank Liss K
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Average prices
US$23 - US$53
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet
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Open Hours
06:00 - 11:30
06:00 - 11:30
06:00 - 11:30
06:00 - 11:30
06:00 - 11:30
06:00 - 11:30
06:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.66 Renmin Road, Zhongshan District | 1/F,Shangri-la Hotel, Dalian 116001, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Liaoning  >  Dalian
  • Phone Number: +86 411 8252 5000
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Imagine a theatre play where the cooks perform as your personal chefs and cook every meal to meet the requirements of your very own taste buds. This interactive dining concept, successfully launched in key international gateway cities like Hong Kong, Singapore, Kula Lumpur, Sydney and Shanghai, has now made its first appearance in Dalian. i Café, warm and cosy but contemporary in decor, is the trademark of the innovative Hong Kong interior design house, Steve Leung Designers. The restaurant appeals with warm organic earth tones and textures and modern granite food cooking stations. The outdoor garden, which can be seen through the large glass facade running through the entire restaurant, will continue to add natural views and serenity to the restaurant’s ambience. With a seating capacity of 186, i Café is located on level one. i Café opens daily from 6 a.m. to midnight and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as à la carte orders. The interactive cooking dining arena with six “action packed” cooking stations, serve local Dalian seafood, deli, noodle, stir-fried, barbecue, ice cream teppan and wonderful desserts. Together, the cooking stations create a vibrant visual impact and sense of anticipation among guests. A private dining room for 12 guests provides the perfect venue for special occasions and important business meals.
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