Sometimes, you just don’t want to cook at home. And if you fancy heading out somewhere for some good grub, why not try one of the best Chinese restaurants in Southampton? Whether you fancy fine Chinese dining or a small and tasty experience, there’s something for everyone on this list.

5. Shanghai 1814

Location: 165-168, High St, Southampton SO14 2NZ

Prices: Lunch menu – £15 per person / A La Carte – £6 upwards

Shanghai 1814 Southampton

Shanghai 1814 has created complete vegan and gluten-free menus, ensuring that everyone is catered for. Enjoy great meals and sides alongside cocktails, wines or spirits (even Japanese whisky). The lunch menu allows you to pick a starter, main and side for £15, or you can choose from the dinner menu and cater your meal to your personal tastes.

4. Garden Restaurant

Location: 44 High Rd, Southampton SO16 2JF

Prices: £7 upwards

garden restaurant southampton

Garden Restaurant’s extensive menu features Szechuan dishes and provides a beautiful atmosphere with an equally pretty garden. The restaurant uses the finest produce and cooks all the dishes to perfection, and is well-deserving of a place on this list.

3. Shanghai Bay

Location: 17A Above Bar Street, Southampton, SO14 7DX

Price: £5 upwards

Shanghai Bay Southampton

Open Monday to Sunday, Shanghai Bay has a huge menu. They’ve got everything from Dim Sum to Congee, Cheung Fun, Noodles, Seafood, Duck and Foo Yung! What more could you want at a Chinese restaurant?

2. Kachina 

Location: 376 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 3HY

Price: £5 upwards

Kachina chinese restaurant

Kachina is the perfect place for a special occasion, a date, or to order from if you don’t fancy leaving the house. They offer 10% off for NHS staff, Southampton University staff and Southampton University students. Their menu is large, and they’ve been rated ‘excellent’ by over 150 people.

1. China Garden

Location: 56 Romsey Rd, Shirley, Southampton, SO16 4DB

Price: £5 upwards

China Garden Southampton
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With starters, soups, ribs, duck, prawn and beef dishes available, China Garden has something for everyone. You can choose from any of your favourite Chinese dishes and order for collection or delivery. It’s the perfect Chinese restaurant takeaway in Southampton, and so deserves the number one spot.