Located at 120-126 Courtenay Place, The Shanghai Restaurant was considered to be a Wellington institution, being the first Chinese restaurant in Wellington to cater for non-Chinese members of the community. It was famous for its Ching dynasty decor and extensive menu, which included well tried Chinese dishes, as well as European foods, such as steaks and chips.
- Wellington City Council. (2017). Wellington Heritage - 120 Courtenay Place, 122 Courtenay Place, 124 Courtenay Place. Retrieved November 30, 2017, from http://www.wellingtoncityheritage.org.nz/buildings/1-150/68-commercial-building-120-126-courtenay-place?q=
- Chinese Voice 6 February 1997 issue http://www.stevenyoung.co.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=65&Itemid=29
- Julie Iles. (2019, April 15). Capital Cuisine: A potted history of popular Wellington restaurants through the decades. Retrieved 15 April 2019, from Stuff website: https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/111927319/capital-cuisine-a-potted-history-of-popular-wellington-restaurants-through-the-decades
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