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Panda

20 Bedford Place | SO15 2DB, Southampton, England
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Ranked #302 of 608 restaurants in Southampton
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Jul 19, 2014
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My family and I treat ourselves regularly to a meal out we decided to try somewhere different and headed into town wow wish we had never bothered iv probably tried almost nearly every Chinese in southampton and this was disgusting we were so disappointed it is by far the worst and iv even had an egg shell in one take... More

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london
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23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Worst place I have ever been. Together with a colleagues we decided to dine at Panda and I strongly advise people to check out what you are eating. A hair in my portion of rice and once I showed the waitress she took it back to the kitchen, coming up with exactly the same bowl of rice with no hair... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A small group of us had a delightful meal at the Panda, The food was spot on the nail wiry an excellent crispy duck. I have been back since and again the food was first class. Panda is a quaint little place that you may over look but it is well worth a visit.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I have been going to Panda in Southampton since 2002 when I moved to Southampton from London. The owner is the chef and his wife runs front of house. The food has been delicious for all this time and attracts many local Chinese families and students (always a good sign), there is a special Chinese menu which has some delicious... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I have never gone to China, but I imagine if I had, I'd have been eating food like this. I first went by accident late on a Saturday night and have recommended it to several people and been back six times. Great location in town and not too pricey. Decor is an acquired taste but I think it adds something... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The food is really nice, hot and fresh as it should be. The service is first class and everything is reasonably priced. It is refreshing not to have all the hassle of the eat as much as you like on a price affair, which never really works well in my opinion. The decor is pretty awful, but that really doesn't... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I've been to Panda several times over the years and always had a good experience, it has always been good food at a good price. BUT ... Went last night as a group of 12, which was pre-booked a week ago. It took ages to get drinks as the staff were not overly attentive or easy to flag down. The... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Turned up asking for table for 10, no problem they said. Obviously a problem for them. Waited 20 minutes before being asked for drinks. Another 15mins to get drinks after constantly reminding staff we were still sat there waiting. Over an hour later we were brought a starter. Staff seemed to be runnuing around more concerned with the take away... More

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Manchester
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Had a burning sensation from the MSG... Need to drink lots of water afterwards... Otherwise good and tasty. Try cooking without msg., but chicken stock...,

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Gibraltar
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

food was amazing, service was great, the place is very family friendly ,the price is very good value for money , good location, and a wide choice of meal varieties and menu options, frieendly staff !

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