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Shu Zhai

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80 Stanley Main St, Hong Kong, China
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Shelton, Washington
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Tucked away, this dark restaurant has an excellent authentic Chinese food menu. Dim Sum as well as other Chinese Food Favorites are available. If you are looking for some quiet and calm, this is the place to eat. Service is good, food is great.

Thank soosihongkong
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Unfortunately, Stanley doesn't have a lot of choice when it comes to half decent restaurants. The food is unexceptional. However, if you are travelling with a large group, they are pretty flexible and the service is acceptable (by Hong Kong standards). In the end, you are better off visiting Stanley in the morning or walking in the mountains to Stanley,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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271 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2013 via mobile

Before finding this place we passed many much more expensive restaurants along the water front promenade and weren't too impressed by what was on offer. While studying the menu outside a couple who were just leaving highly recommended the food. We agreed and gave a similar view to some other people who we met when we left. We had 7... More 

Thank SydneyConcordian
Seattle, Washington, United States
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2013

You know a restaurant is catering to more of a tourist crowd when they are pushing mimosas and sangria on their weekend brunch/lunch patrons. Unfortunately, when you are in the Stanley Market area of Hong Kong, it's hard to find something that caters more toward the locals and we were craving dim sum. Shu Zhai does have a good selection... More 

Thank Drew M
Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013 via mobile

Each time I hit Stanley Market I will definitely swing by Shu Zhai. Specially love their Deep Fried Prawn Wantons/dumplings & X.O Carrot Cake! Highly recommended!

Thank Pinky T
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299 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We've had dim sum here 3 times over 5 years and it is just as delicious each time. It's tucked away off the beaten path in Stanley and we stumbled upon it 5 years ago when we asked a local vendor to recommend a dim sum restaurant in the area. It's the only Asian restaurant around and it's fairly busy.... More 

Thank Lisa C
Sydney, Australia
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202 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2012

Very local though in the heart of Stanley Markets. A rickshaw out the front of the restaurant and a dark entrance leading to the restaurant which is over 2 levels. Food is fresh and very tasty. Also very reasonably priced for the area. Favorites on the menu are, pork mince with beans, prawn dumplings, Dan pang noodles, pork buns, salt... More 

Thank chelsea69
Moscow, Russia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2012

I had already been to this restaurant during my first visit to HongKong, and decided to bring my sister here on my return trip. On the outside and quite frankly on the inside it is quite traditional and a bit unassuming. Though I personaly loved the this look of this restaurant. And it's not the outside that counts - what... More 

Thank S0nechka
Hong Kong
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

We arrived in the late afternoon. The place looked very traditional Chinese and since my partner is Chinese she thought we might get some decent Chinese food - which is rare in Stanley. The experience was terrible. The staff seemed completely uninterested and hung around at one of the other tables engaged in their own conversation with one of the... More 

Thank scugnizzoHongKong
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Reviewed 21 September 2012 via mobile

We had walked past the various eateries along the waterfront, looking for something more than the all-purpose menus available there and designed to attract a wide variety of international tourist tastes. We wanted proper local cuisine and more or less chanced on Shu Zhai. Atmospheric decor with a great range both of dim sum and of full-portion dishes, all interesting... More 

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  • Address: 80 Stanley Main St, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong
  • Phone Number: 852-28130123

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