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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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29 minutes walk
 
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2 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  25% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 27 minutes from Shanghai
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £101  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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  30% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 28 minutes from Shanghai
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Chinese Laundry
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
107 Upper Street, N1 | 26 minutes from Shanghai
Chinese Laundry is a kitsch and casual dining room inspired by 80s Chinese family life and food. Designed to look like a Chinese home with decor ... More
 
 
 
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Yipin China
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
70-72 Liverpool Road, N1 | 29 minutes from Shanghai
Championing the food of China's Hunan province and neighbouring Sichuan, Yipin China offers Londoners a taste of authentic China. Dishes are rich, ... More
 
 
 
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New Culture Revolution
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
42 Duncan Street, Islington, London N1 | 30 minutes from Shanghai
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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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Improv Nights
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 18th October 2019 - 9pm
Shanghai, 11 Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
Live duo and sets of improvised music, with a different set-up every month, then followed by an open jam session. The night's performers include Stefano Ancora, ...More
 
 
 
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Grass Roots
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 18th October 2019 - 10.30pm
Shanghai, 11 Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
A chance to jam with the house band. Includes a performance by The Gemini Trio....More
 
 
 
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Hackney Comedy Experience With Nish Kumar
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 18th October 2019 - 8pm
Shanghai, 13 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 5 minutes from Shanghai
TV regular Nish Kumar, headlines a night that includes performances by Rose Matafeo, Angelos Epithemiou, Felicity Ward and Sara Barron....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
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 2 minutes from Shanghai
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
 
 
 
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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Shanghai
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 13 minutes from Shanghai
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Shanghai
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Shanghai
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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Jolene
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
21 Newington Green, N16 | 9 minutes from Shanghai
A bakery restaurant from the pair behind Primeur and Westerns Laundry, Jolene is a joint venture between Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell who have teamed up ... More
 
 
 
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Violet Cakes
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
47 Wilton Way, E8 | 9 minutes from Shanghai
Claire Ptak started her baking business as a market stall on Broadway Market before opening this cafe in 2010. But in 2018 Violet Cakes ... More
 
 
 
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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
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 28 minutes from Shanghai
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 31 minutes from Shanghai
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Shanghai gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 9 minutes from Shanghai
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 14 minutes from Shanghai
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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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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BrewDog Dalston
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33-35 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 6 minutes from Shanghai
BrewDog has turned its Dalston branch into a vegan pub. From the vegan jackfruit based 'junk' food to the brews, everything has ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 7 minutes from Shanghai
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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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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Untitled
London > Nightlife > Bars
538 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E8 | 3 minutes from Shanghai
Another venue from cocktail legend Tony Conigliaro (69 Colebrooke Row and Bar Termini), Untitled is an achingly cocktail bar. Paying homage to Andy Warhol's ... More
 
 
 
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The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 6 minutes from Shanghai
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Shanghai.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from Shanghai
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 24 minutes from Shanghai
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 24 minutes from Shanghai
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Meet Me At Dawn
Theatre | Until 9th November 2019 

Arcola Theatre 1 minute walk from Shanghai

Zinnie Harris's contemporary tale draws on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice. Directed by Murat Daltaban....More

Improv Nights
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th October 2019 

The Vortex Jazz Club 3 minutes walk from Shanghai

Live duo and sets of improvised music, with a different set-up every month, then followed by an open jam session. ...More

Grass Roots
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th October 2019 

The Vortex Jazz Club 3 minutes walk from Shanghai

A chance to jam with the house band. Includes a performance by The Gemini Trio....More

Hackney Comedy Experience With Nish Kumar
Comedy | On 18th October 2019 

EartH 5 minutes walk from Shanghai

TV regular Nish Kumar, headlines a night that includes performances by Rose Matafeo, Angelos Epithemiou, Felicity Ward and Sara Barron....More

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright
Comedy | On 18th October 2019 

Hackney Empire 17 minutes walk from Shanghai

Stand-up comedian, broadcaster, newspaper columnist and author, known for his left-wing beliefs, who makes the world seem even more deranged ...More

Ramleh
Music | On 18th October 2019 

Moth Club 18 minutes walk from Shanghai

The trio mixes industrial, noise and electronic elements into its experimental music. Support comes from Kleistwahr and JFK....More

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