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Kachina

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376 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton S015 3HY, England
+44 23 8078 0222
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Description: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Karaoke

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Still a great Chinese restaurant!

I always enjoy a visit here as the food is typically fresh, tasty and plentiful. There are sometimes a couple of issues with commucation, or either the kitchen just gets the order wrong, but this doesn't detract from a good experience. I will continue to look forward to visiting!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
lordjimbob
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Dorset
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Dorset
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82 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I always enjoy a visit here as the food is typically fresh, tasty and plentiful. There are sometimes a couple of issues with commucation, or either the kitchen just gets the order wrong, but this doesn't detract from a good experience. I will continue to look forward to visiting!

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Thank lordjimbob
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me, my partner and his parents visited this restaurant for some dinner. The staff seemed friendly enough. However, we were placed at the back of the restaurant which was down a flight of stairs, and we were absolutely freezing. We asked for the heating to be turned on and we were told no. We ordered food, and it was nice... More 

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Thank George S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here since early naughties for the buffet and always had a lovely buffet lunch before. Tonight we had the buffet dinner for the first time; loved it! Three very happy people enjoyed everything really thoroughly. Many thanks!

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Thank Dawesc
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food really was good. It was tasty and freshly cooked. So many restaurants reheat their fare. Reasonably priced. Pleasant service. Cozy atmosphere. I shall be returning.

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Thank Edward D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there tonight, as part of a work party, service was OK they did keep popping over to check that we where OK. Some of our food was a bit on the cold side, and some was soggy. The thing that really made us mad; they automatically applied a service charge, which is fine, but when we paid our bill,... More 

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Thank larkumharrison
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time with 8 friends. Heard good things about this restaurant so we thought we'd give it a go. When we walked in the waiters didn't say much, there was no music, it was a bit chilly inside. The buffet menu was starters then main OR dessert! I have never been anywhere were you've had to choose... More 

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1 Thank katie d
Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Friday evening with three friends. Excellent service by the staff. We had the buffet menu which had a vast selection. The food was excellent, hot and fresh. A great evening in a busy restaurant. We had pre booked.

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Thank Terry L
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend the buffet as the food is freshly cooked to your order and you can order as many times as you wish. The quality of the food is outstanding and the staff are attentive and very friendly.

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1 Thank Kirstie B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Haven't been here for some years but after reading other reviews decided to try it again and I wasn't disappointed. Excellent service and food. The buffet,with everything being cooked fresh and unlimited was fantastic and excellent value for money. Will definitely be going back.

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2 Thank Helene S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We chose the east as much as you like menu for around £17 per person. This is great option as it means you can try a small amount of many different dishes. It also allows you to be a little more adventurous with your choices rather than sticking to the same old Chinese favourites.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 376 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton S015 3HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8078 0222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Karaoke
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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