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Grand Shanghai

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As you make your way up the driveway of Grand Shanghai, the trip back in time begins. Dark wood-polished floors, languidly turning celling fans, ornate lamps, lanterns and antiques greet you as you enter. A marbletop bar at one end serves up a selection of wines and Chinese rice wines.

Tue - Sun: 11:30 - 14:30

Tue - Sun: 18:30 - 22:30

Closed: Mon

+65 68366866
$74 based on 29 submissions
Dinner (16 votes), Business Dining (12 votes), Live Band (12 votes)
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Surprised

Second time visiting the place. Was there for wedding dinner years ago but could not remember the taste of the food. Anyway, we were there for last minute Tim Sum lunch. When we arrived and just when i thought the restaurant was still closed, someone opened the door promptly. It seems that they were always ready and this really impressed me.

We were ushered promptly to our seats and were attended to for drinks immediately. As i read the menu, i noticed that Tim Sum was charged at per piece. I like about the thoughtfulness of the menu. It gives us the flexibility to decide how many of each type that we would like to order. 

I was delighted that the food had came out piping hot. There were no delay in delivering the items to our table and we enjoyed the sweetness of the seafood at every bite. A server was assigned to our table and tea were filled rapidly without having to do it ourselves. 

All in all, the dining experience was good.

The HGW community like this place for...

  • Any or all of the double boil items. Cod.1 vote
  • Braised sea cucumbers with shrimp roe1 vote
  • Cold dish1 vote
  • Dong Bo Rou1 vote
  • Peking duck (meat has to be fried if want it to be more tasty)1 vote
  • Prawn based dimsum tastes great. Try the Shanghai nian kow1 vote
  • Scallop (actually crab meat) cooked in egg white (although there is egg yolk)1 vote
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04 Jan 2014 • 152 reviews • 1 follower

don't bother coming here for the dim sum

Please drop by here for pictures! 

This place seeks to bring you back to old Shanghai- the chandeliers, the stage where the band performs, everything about it just feels like this is not a typical Chinese restaurant. 

Other than the atmosphere, the dim sum was pretty average. The Siew Mai ($4.50) was my favourite of the lot with juicy fillings.

The Egg Tarts ($1 per piece) are a far cry from what any good egg tart should be like- the egg yolk didn't melt instantly and the crust did not have the aromatic buttery kick to it.

We ordered Steamed Crabmeat Dumplings ($8) but couldn't really taste the crabmeat.

The Braised Ee Fu Noodle with Crabmeat ($22) was moist and pretty good.

I wouldn't recommend getting the dim sum here because for the same price, you can get something better elsewhere. Service is nearly non-existent during weekend lunch hours.

The Crispy Pancake Stuffed with Red Bean Paste ($12) was average. 
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07 Jul 2013 • 19 reviews • 0 follower

Surprised

Second time visiting the place. Was there for wedding dinner years ago but could not remember the taste of the food. Anyway, we were there for last minute Tim Sum lunch. When we arrived and just when i thought the restaurant was still closed, someone opened the door promptly. It seems that they were always ready and this really impressed me.

We were ushered promptly to our seats and were attended to for drinks immediately. As i read the menu, i noticed that Tim Sum was charged at per piece. I like about the thoughtfulness of the menu. It gives us the flexibility to decide how many of each type that we would like to order. 

I was delighted that the food had came out piping hot. There were no delay in delivering the items to our table and we enjoyed the sweetness of the seafood at every bite. A server was assigned to our table and tea were filled rapidly without having to do it ourselves. 

All in all, the dining experience was good.
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10 Mar 2013 • 1 review • 0 follower

Good food and nice place

Went for wedding dinner at Grand shanghai.. and love the place! The ambience and live band is good. Food is good as usual!
This is the 2nd time I came. The first time was a lunch, I must say the price is not cheap. Nonetheless, it's worth it. Love the fish maw soup. Thumbs up!
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