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Buffet City

George St, Exeter, England
01392 438885
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Ranked #226 of 420 Restaurants in Exeter
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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English first
Exeter
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116 reviews 116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

As always this place has great value for money, Not been for a while and it is just as good and some new items added. Always hot and fresh - the staff helpful and keep topping up the dishes. One observation is that lots of the patrons are themselves Chinese - so if the food is good for them it... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We joined friends upon their recommendation, and it did not disappoint. The variety of food is outstanding, and we found that the food was constantly refreshed (early evening). Staff was friendly and efficient in clearing plates, so you can go for the next 'load' with fresh plates. Really good value for money! Good choice of ice creams and other puddings,... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A lot of food to choose from in the evenings. In the day it is more limited. Always get my moneys worth ha! good value for money Staff are friendly!

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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Last week i ate in buffet city with a friend. We have both eaten here many times and enjoyed it but on the last few occasions it has got worse, with last week being the last time i will ever eat there. There was a couple of problems with the food first, very pink chicken, duck very dry and a... More

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Exeter
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Buffet city is not the plushest or poshest of restaurants. It is a massive buffet including plenty of king prawns in the eve (but not always during the day). It is usually really busy, meaning that the food is refreshed frequently. Drinks are very reasonable indeed. There is usually something being cooked fresh to order. Either noodle soup/ dim sum/... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Very average food, not very hot and all looking a bit of a mess. Only went because the near by Wetherspoon's kitchen was closed and we needed a quick lunch. All you can eat Chinese food including desert with a drink £7.90. So I can't really complain, you get what you pay for. It was clean and the staff friendly,... More

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

First visit was a very pleasant surprise. Excellent quality and value for money. We called in for a mid afternoon late lunch on a Friday and had an as much as you can eat deal for £6.50. We were not expecting much from a serve yourself set up but this is the way to try out all those dishes you... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

When in the area always head here, fair price for fair food. As others have said, you get what you pay for, but compared to other buffet, this gives a lot more variety. Dad who does not like Chinese will eat the curry. Which allows my partner and me able to eat there, and try dishes we probably wouldn't touch.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The rules for this restaurant were very clear. When i went there last night, the food was very good, it is what it is, a low price all you can eat chinese buffet. I pretty much ate my own body weight for a tenner, some items on the menu were better than others, but thats a simple matter of taste.... More

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willand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

When I think back to what I normally spend on a Chinese meal at a restaurant, the Buffet City was a revelation and showed that you can still find great Chinese food at bargain prices. You have to go the length of Exeter's main shopping street, heading West and cross over North and South street before dipping down to find... More

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