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Shanghai 30's

82 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
+44 1865 242230
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sizzling beef” (15 reviews)
“noodles” (24 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
82 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited for my boyfriend's birthday a few weeks ago and had an excellent meal. We got the set menu for two, which was delicious and good value, and a bottle of prosecco. They also gave us a free extra main course and a cake...More

1  Thank behanpa
Reviewed 5 days ago

You just have to go once to experience the unique charms of this unusual chinese restaurant. Fabulous decor, not a contemporary rendtion of 30s Shanghai but rooms filled with 1930s artefacts. The food was fine. One course was fabulous. The special chicken, deep friend and...More

1  Thank Amsterdametje
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Oxford at lunch time, this is a restaurant that you should consider. Food is great and service quick!

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a view of Christ Church and the best Tsingtao duckling around, this restaurant is a gem. They take a tastecard here too, so you can get 50% off the bill if you have one.

1  Thank hezarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon the restaurant passing by. As an Asian, I must say the food is authentic and we were very satisfied with the food. As we were there for lunch, there was lunch deal so it was very good value. The restaurant has good ambience...More

1  Thank Fera F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my girlfriend for dinner yesterday. I've been looking for a good vegetarian Chinese forever and I was not disappointed. We ordered two mains and some rice each to share (it was celebrating my birthday and her completing her finals, hence the...More

2  Thank Lewis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited about five years ago and went again last night. The food we ordered last night was delicious and the presentation, superb. Highlights included the prawn toast, sizzling beef, honey chicken, lamb in a noodle basket, and steamed fish. We had to wait for...More

2  Thank Susana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this restaurant on Bank Holiday Sunday , Only a table for two of us , We loved it really good atmosphere and unusual setting , The service was excellent , we had Tiger Beer each £3.00 a bottle with the set menu for...More

2  Thank jeffcarBristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant some years ago, and recall having been satisfied. We decided to give it another go. Having been shown to our table, we waited about 10 minutes before calling a waitress to order drinks. These arrived promptly enough. More time went by...More

Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to Shanghai 30's and really pleased with all aspects of experience. Booked table for two on a Saturday evening. Short notice, so wasn't expecting the best table. We were shown to a larger table window with a lovely view over Christ Church College....More

1  Thank famagusta80
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 St. Aldates, Oxford OX1 1RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 242230
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