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57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
01244 317873
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Ranked #113 of 405 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Thai, Malaysian as well as Chinese - the local "Onionring" restaurant website gives it really good reviews seehttp://www.onionring.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant_info.asp?RID=2541
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

After a day x mas shopping decided on a chinese instead of hotel meal , So glad we did , advertised as a all you can eat buffet but cooked to order, this is exactly what it was , the choice of food was endless (80 choices on the main meals )and the portions large and yes everything was cooked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Attempting to find a Chinese restaurant in Chester when not knowing the area was proving difficult, however we stumbled upon this place on the way back to our hotel. It was lovely. As previously stated by others it is one large room and was laid out for service on perhaps half but the service was great and they happily changed... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I've been this resterant a few times now I have to say the food is lovely. Everything they serve is tasty there's nothing I can complain about. The staff are friendly too.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good choice on the menu, quality and quantity both good. Service excellent but decor a bit tired and very few diners in a big open floor space meant there was no atmosphere. We were there on a Thursday night on graduation day so expected it to be busier. However I understand that they are busy on special buffet days but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My wife and I booked to eat here since we knew that it served Malaysian and Indonesian food as well as Chinese and I had seen some really enticing dishes on the website. When we arrived, they were far from welcoming and were only prepared to take our coats when we specifically asked. While looking at the menu, we ordered... More

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England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Probably one of the few Chinese restaurants in Chester city centre, it's certainly sets a high standard. We usually opt for the all you can eat buffet on a Saturday evening, it costs approx. £19.00. The options are endless and the food is brought out on a platter to order, rather than just left lying on a hot counter for... More

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We called into the Slow Boat for a meal by chance as we were passing and glad we did. The service was friendly, the food was of a good quality and the portion sizes were adequate. Value for money was good and the atmosphere was very relaxed. If you are in the area pop in as you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

And by late-night, I mean 830pm. My wife and I struggled to find a good restaurant open on a Tuesday night, so we popped in here. AWESOME food. The restaurant itself is one large room, but there weren't many people so it was quiet. Fantastic Malaysian curry (recommended), Thai noodles, Chinese won-tons—a tasty mix of cuisines and unique flavors. Glad... More

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

In a party of 5 for birthday celebration. Food was excellent, piping hot and served as you ordered.You start with soup, then the platter where you select 6 items off the list, this is brought on a huge plate, and when that went we had another 6 choices brought to the table, we then chose our main and were asked... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great value per person, we arrived at about 8.15 on a friday night without a reservation. We got a table in a quieter area at the side which was better. Plenty of choice on the menu :) Food was hot and tasty better experience from all you can eat restaurants in the past. Would defo return

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Address: 57A Frodsham Street, Chester, England
Phone Number: 01244 317873
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
Cuisine: Chinese

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