survey result

Summary

£38
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Authentic and very tasty Sichuan cooking” is served “in basic surroundings” at this Lace Market operation, which is reassuringly popular with Chinese (around 80% of the clientele, apparently), as well as students and – better for PR – even the odd Times food critic.

Summary

£38
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Authentic and very tasty Sichuan cooking” is served “in basic surroundings” at this Lace Market operation, which is reassuringly popular with Chinese (around 80% of the clientele, apparently), as well as students and – better for PR – even the odd Times food critic.

Summary

£33
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Offering “excellent and authentic Sichuan cooking in a basic, student-friendly setting”, this Lace Market outfit, always buzzing with “lots of Chinese customers” (good sign), is “worth a visit…no, I mean several visits”.

Summary

£31
    £
5
Exceptional
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “run-of-the-mill setting” (“bit of a café atmosphere”) doesn’t seem to deter anyone from a visit to this Lace Market gem, beloved for its “incredible, authentic Sichuanese cooking”; it’s “always well-frequented by Chinese students – must be a good sign”.

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Shanghai Shanghai Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Shanghai Shanghai Restaurant in NG1, Nottingham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Shanghai Shanghai restaurant.
Murray B
Based on the hardens recommendation I was e...
Reviewed 2 months, 18 days ago

"Based on the hardens recommendation I was expecting something special with the food but didn’t see it in any of the courses. I have rated the food good but only just. The ambience only just got average so overall did not fulfil expectations."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.80 £10.80 £3.80 £3.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £15.90
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
15 Goose Gate, Nottingham, NG1 1FE
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑11 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10 pm

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