The Australian restaurant chain has opened its first Middle East outlet in Dubai Mall.
Offering a taste of traditional and contemporary Chinese cuisine in an ambient setting inspired by the streets of Shanghai the new restaurants offers over 80 dishes to choose from including speciality dumplings, wontons, signature Xiao Long Bao, and a range of beef, chicken and seafood dishes.
One of the restaurant’s highlights is the dumplings theatre which offers an opportunity to observe the art of making dim sums and dumplings. Adding a Middle East touch, the restaurant also offers a Camel xiao long bao.
John Chen, director of New Shanghai commented: “We are delighted to open our first New Shanghai restaurant in Dubai, and bring our unique take on authentic Shanghainese cuisine to another corner of the world. We are looking forward to welcoming our Middle Eastern customers and hope they will appreciate our unique flavours and dishes.’’
New Shanghai currently operates in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane in addition to Shanghai. Its expansion into the Middle East with Azadea Group begins in Dubai, with roll out into other markets across the Middle East over the next five years.
Mert Askin, president of food & beverage at Azadea Group said: “Our mission at Azadea Group is to provide exceptional lifestyle experiences for our customers and New Shanghai delivers both a differentiated dining experience and brings diverse, authentic new flavours to the table. We’re confident of the brand’s appeal across nationalities and generations, and look forward to introducing the brand across our markets.”
The new venue is located on the lower ground floor in Dubai Mall.