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Dim Sum at Shanghai - Dalston, London

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halfbayked Sep 9, 2008 05:02 PM

Had a terrific experience at the Shaghai restaurant on Kingsland Road (close to Dalston overground station). A truly massive spread of plates between five of us with plentiful supply of golden oolong tea came out at £45 all up, which was sensational value.

I'm really not well-versed in dim sum but there were certainly some great examples here; beef with watercress, chillied tripe, sticky chicken rice in lotus leaf...

Was a busy service for a Monday afternoon as well. Would be interested to hear if anyone else has tried this place out?

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    bvorono Sep 15, 2008 10:18 AM

    they've got happy hour with discounted dimsum in the afternoons. this place isn't amazing but it's a great neighborhood joint and fun to take visitors to.

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      foreignmuck Sep 10, 2008 01:07 AM

      nope, but i'll be there. Sound Great.
      Thanks for the tip..

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        feddie207 Sep 10, 2008 02:21 AM

        Didn't think much of the dim sum or the restaurant here; XLB's were flaccid, dishes arrived luke warm. Room is dirty & dillapidated.

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