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Shanghai occupies the listed premises of a former East End pie and mash shop built when Queen Victoria was on the throne and the atmospheric old shopfront is still there, perfectly preserved. The menu features a combination of classic Chinese favourites complemented by Western-influenced versions of Eastern dishes. The absolute must-haves are the pork-filled fried dumpling starter, served with red vinegar and ginger strips, and main course of baked fresh lobster with ginger and spring onions. There are marble prep areas, long bar, original floor, oak booths to seat twenty, tiled walls and eel-motif mirrors. However, the rear of the restaurant is a newly-built modern Chinese eatery with oriental imagery filled with warm light from the stained glass ceiling windows.

 

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The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  35% off
419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 24 minutes from Shanghai
This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  31% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 27 minutes from Shanghai
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £110  32% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 28 minutes from Shanghai
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
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Somine Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
131 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
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Stone Cave
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
111 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
Turkish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Set Em' Up Joe's Sinatra Live Thursdays
London > Events > Music  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 7pm-11pm
The Liquor Store, London, N16 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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Mono/Poly
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
Birthdays, 33-35 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 6 minutes from Shanghai
The Los Angeles-based DJ, Brainfeeder mainstay and producer provides electro and R&B at Dalston's premier intimate basement, with support by guests....More
 
 
 
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White Lung
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 26th May 2016 - 7.30pm
The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Shanghai
The Canadian trio performs punk rock....More
 
 
 
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Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 1 minute from Shanghai
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe OTO
London > Entertainment > Live Music
18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | 1 minute from Shanghai
Cafe Oto is a vibrant live music venue with the atmosphere of a student union cafe which puts on avant garde music from the Dalston scene. ... More
 
 
 
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Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Shanghai
1-7 Ashwin Street
London > Attractions >
Dalston, E8 | 1 minute from Shanghai
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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Doomed Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Ridley Road, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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The best shops and markets near Shanghai
Sade Bodycare
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28-30 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from Shanghai
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Specsavers
London > Shopping > Eyewear
18a Kingsland Centre, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
The UK’s largest chain of optical retailers, sells a large range of glasses and contact lenses at reasonable prices, as well as providing an eye testing ... More
 
 
 
V Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Kingsland Shopping Centre, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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Near Shanghai
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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Farr's School of Dancing
London > Education >
17-19 Dalston Lane, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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Shanghai gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
Dalston Yard
London > Leisure >
Hartwell Street, E8 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
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Kings Gymnasium
London > Leisure > Fitness
552 Kingsland Road, E8 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
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Pubs near Shanghai

The best pubs near London Shanghai.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 6 minutes from Shanghai
A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 7 minutes from Shanghai
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The White Hart
London > Nightlife > Pubs
69 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 16 minutes from Shanghai
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Shanghai clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 1 minute from Shanghai
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
 
 
 
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Africana Hall Annex 1st Floor, 22 Ashwin Street, E8 | 1 minute from Shanghai
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John Butcher, Thomas Lehn & John Tilbury
Music | On 26th May 2016 

Cafe OTO 3.16 miles from Shanghai

The trio mix saxophones, synthesiser and piano to produce improvised music of grandeur and eloquence....More

Kenny Morgan
Theatre | Until 18th June 2016 

Arcola Theatre 3.16 miles from Shanghai

A volatile tale of secrets and lies, destructive passions and unrequited love, that shines a light on the turbulent relationship ...More

White Lung
Concerts | On 26th May 2016 

The Victoria 3.19 miles from Shanghai

The Canadian trio performs punk rock....More

Electric Chair
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st December 2016 

The Victoria 3.19 miles from Shanghai

A monthly night of electrifying sounds, featuring noise/experimental/electronic acts supported by Loose Bones Radio DJs....More

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Foodie Events | Until 24th September 2016 

Dalston Yard 3.19 miles from Shanghai

Street Feast returns to Dalston Yard in May 2016 for another summer of Friday and Saturday night feasts. The gastronomic ...More

 
Knife Edge
Theatre | Until 12th June 2016 

The Liquor Store 3.21 miles from Shanghai

David Watson's drama about fear, food and family that begins with a murder and ends with a feast. Directed by ...More

Set Em' Up Joe's Sinatra Live Thursdays
Music | Until 26th May 2016 

The Liquor Store 3.21 miles from Shanghai

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Tots Tunes
Kids Events | On 26th May 2016 

The Vortex Jazz Club 3.24 miles from Shanghai

Interactive and energetic music sessions....More

Evan Parker With Alexander Hawkins
Concerts | On 26th May 2016 

The Vortex Jazz Club 3.24 miles from Shanghai

The resident saxophonist returns to the stage for a performance accompanied by pianist Alexander Hawkins....More

John Smith
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2016 

Kate MacGarry 3.26 miles from Shanghai

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