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George St, Exeter, England
01392 438885
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch with friends

First of all there is a saying you get what you pay for, so remember working on this concept, one has to ask 'how do they do it for the price'? The food is varied and plentiful, my only 'complaint' the cold plates One can go up to the buffet as many times as one likes and the staff ensure... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
dtilbury
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Devon
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Good variety and very good value for money best going on a Sunday as same price all day whether evening or afternoon and you have the full buffet including the freshly cooked to order things much better variety

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

First of all there is a saying you get what you pay for, so remember working on this concept, one has to ask 'how do they do it for the price'? The food is varied and plentiful, my only 'complaint' the cold plates One can go up to the buffet as many times as one likes and the staff ensure... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I visited the Buffet City restaurant with my wife and son on Tuesday when we were having a day trip to Exeter. I was amazed at the numerous choice of dishes and as this is an all you can eat restaurant for less than £7.00 a head it gave us a chance to taste several different dishes. It was a... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is one of the best Chinese Buffet Restaurants we have dined in The range of food is extensive and great value at the price they charge The food is quickly replenished and very authentic The staff are courteous and attentive but not overpowering to usher you out the door on finishing your meal

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If your in Exeter and need to be satisfied i.e your very hungry or have a huge appetite then this is for you. Made a visit here on a number of occasions and never left hungry a wide choice of not only Chinese but Indians and great desert selection. Place is clean and service is good drinks a little pricey... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

One really cannot complain about the price or the variety of dishes on offer, that's for sure! When I go to an all you can eat type of place, I never go in expecting to be dazzled by quality, that would just be naive. However, I have been to others that have been very nice indeed, and this was nothing... More 

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Second experience of this dive, last week we tried it before going to VUE and the only word you could possibly use is over salted slop! We ate just one plate and left, a friend said perhaps it was because we ate early afternoon it is better in the evening..... ummmmm NO IT WASN'T. Went this evening and OMG, first... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Visited this restaurant with my son today. The all you can eat buffet menu was only £6.50i think, which to be honest is really good value. There was loads to choose from on the buffet and the food was good, however they let themselves down on the service, cleanliness and ambiance. As I mentioned I went with my son, we... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Went here on the weekend and have been ill since. Reading the reviews it seems a lot of people have had the same experience. DO NOT EAT HERE!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Rude staff, dirty dishes and cutlery. And to top it off I am now feeling really ill. If I could have not given a rating then I would have. Food standards in there are disgusting and further complaints will be made.

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Address: George St, Exeter, England
Phone Number: 01392 438885
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: George St, Exeter, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 01392 438885

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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