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The Shanghai dumpling House - CLOSED

Chapel street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible16%
3 weeks ago
“Decent”
8 Apr 2017
“It got worse as the day went on”
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Asian, Chinese
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Chapel street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria, Australia
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It should have a higher rating. The place wasn't packed with diners but the food was as good as any other dumpling house. In fact the Xi Long Bao were better than most places. Easy to pick up and very juicy from inside. The noodles...More

Thank Amit T
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The look of the food coming out was appearing nice, until we started eating it and the grease that was dripping off my fingers was sickening, the fried rice was covered in it, the fish didn't taste cooked properly, it was soggy. Very cheap quality...More

Thank 2beamermaid
Reviewed 2 April 2017

two of us went for early dinner, we order main course each, one ofus was serve 20 mins the other. My partner was finished and I still havent mine we have to ask the waiter tree time. when the my meal come is not what...More

1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed 6 January 2017

took a chance, & went in for dinner on New Year's Eve, excellent dumplings - all tasted so fresh - really good - polite service, will be back for sure!

Thank sandyinmelbourne
Reviewed 25 June 2016

What more could a woman want. With the Prahran market around the corner, the fresh ingredients are added to their tasty dumplings. The veggie ones are my favourites. Don't forget to try the cocktails, Strawberry fields is a must. It's served in a glass tea...More

Thank xvictoriax
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I really love the dumplings in here! So authentic. I came in with a friend for an evening out and was able to people watch in the front window. I would definitely go again.

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

It's a rare gem to find a place this authentic in this place. Awesome food and awesome service, a place that should come if you love dumplings

Thank Wu J
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Cheap and tasty dumplings :) Fast friendly service, good prices, whats not to love, good selection of other dishes too but I am a dumpling fiend

Thank emercork
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This place is currently "closed for renovation". It's anyone's guess whether it will re-open in the same guise as before or as something new. Hopefully the latter!

1  Thank CBK23
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Shanghai Dumpling House... Large servings, cheap & nasty dumplings. Tasteless & Im pretty sure they were just frozen and re heated. Would not go back or recommend anyone went. Cash only will not accept card.

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  • Address: Chapel street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
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