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

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  • 8
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  • 3
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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
Probably the best Chinese restaurant in and around Solihull...

I have been to this restaurant many time over the years had some take always too. The food is certainly of top quality but when crowded the service can be bit chaotic but the quality of food makes up for it. The owner and the staff are very welcoming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
DavidSG121
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many time over the years had some take always too. The food is certainly of top quality but when crowded the service can be bit chaotic but the quality of food makes up for it. The owner and the staff are very welcoming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Let's face it you don't go and eat a Chinese meal if you're looking for a healthy option so let's not kid ourselves! If it's a tasty meal you're looking for then Phonlik are pretty consistent. I've tried numerous Chinese restaurants around Solihull and they deliver consistently decent dishes. I've had one bad one from here that I did take... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Despite living in Knowle fur 18 years I have never been to the Phonlik and probably won't for a while again. It was pretty standard takewaway food fairly bland and reminded me of something I'd have eaten in the 80's. Also decor and service were like a blast from the past both really in need of lifting into the 21st... More 

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

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  • 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, Vietnamese

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