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Station Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0HT, England
(01564) 775554
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My family all love it here

We've been coming here for years, and have never been disappointed. The staff are so friendly and hospitable, it feels like home! The food is fab, our particular favourites are the crispy duck, spare ribs, and crispy shredded beef. If you want good food, great friendly service and good value for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
Rose S
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Food was greasy and overpriced, considering there are two other Cantonese takeaways in Knowle the Phonlik is very poor, interior looks dated and isn't pleasant, takeaway is poor, other two takeaways are cheaper,better quality and have bigger portions on the whole, service slow here also

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Have been going to the Phonlik restaurant for some years, have always enjoyed the food and cannot fault the service. All the staff are very friendly and have never had any problems with food or service.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Went tonight for a celebratory meal we all had different dishes starter's mains and desserts all cooked to perfection. Service was spot on as well we didn't have to wait to long but they didn't whip the plate away as soon as we had finished. Definatly will be going again

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I used to come to this restaurant regularly and returned for the first time after a few years absence. I was extremely disappointed by the service and the food quality. In particular I was horrified when after having had our starters bought to the table the waiter came back over to our table 5 minutes later holding a plate of... More 

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Solihull
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Consistently good food, all the main Cantonese dishes, fairly good value and excellent service. We have eaten in and ordered takeaways, both have been good.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Last night was our first visit. Owners friendly, courteous and efficient. Our crispy duck starter wasn't good. The duck was dried out, the cucumber was cut too thickly, the spring onion was tasteless and the pancakes were cold. I expected better for nearly £12. The mains courses were excellent - sizzling cantonese chicken with succulent chicken and also Szechuan prawns... More 

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Monmouth
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32 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We went to this Chinese twice in the course of a few days whilst working locally. Everyone agreed the taste and cooking of their dishes was done consistently well. The chicken was beautifully tender - and the Egg fried rice - Brilliant. Clean premises, and really nice staff. You could not ask for more., And under £25 a head including... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We used to go here quite often when our friend lived a few hundred yards down the road. Always rated the food and welcome highly. She moved home about 17 years ago and I haven't been back until last Monday to celebrate a "special" birthday with her and friends and had a truly fabulous night. The Phonlik isn't posh and... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Had not visited this restaurant for a while as been out of the area. Decor has been spruced up since I was last here, food still excellent and service good. Had the crispy duck which was a generous portion. Vegetarian Yuk Sung and mixed dim sum.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We've been coming here for years, and have never been disappointed. The staff are so friendly and hospitable, it feels like home! The food is fab, our particular favourites are the crispy duck, spare ribs, and crispy shredded beef. If you want good food, great friendly service and good value for money, just ignore the tired decor. It is what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Station Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 0HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Knowle
  • Phone Number: (01564) 775554

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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