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Kachina

376 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton S015 3HY, England
+44 23 8078 0222
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Ranked #123 of 607 restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum, Cantonese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Karaoke
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Karaoke
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We had a buffet meal last Friday which was great! We had family visiting from Norfolk. They loved the food so much last September that they requested we go back there! The staff are much more friendly than 5 years ago! At least the staff smile and are not rude like the last lot all those years ago! We thoroughly... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I used to visit this restaurant quite frequently with friends 8-10 years ago and it was always a very good experience. The last few times I have been I have noticed changes for the worse, but the food was still good quality. Unfortunately, the quality of the food is now degrading too. The sesame prawn toast waa completely saturated in... More

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Zen C, Owner at Kachina, responded to this review

Thanks for spending your time by leaving us such a long feedback here. First of all, i would like to thank you as a LOYALTY CUSTOMER which visited us 10 years ago. 50 pence for a pint of coke which you probably pay 10 years ago and stop the crap by commenting that the coke we are serving are from... More

Naples, Italy
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Went to Southampton on the spur of the moment and decided to go to the Kachina Chinese Restaurant in Shirley Road. We have been here some months ago. Walked through the door and was greeted by Eric and a new guy called Jimmy. What a welcome. Eric knew us immediately. We ordered the massive buffet meal. The soup I had... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My boyfriend and I ordered a takeaway from Kachina last night. We had been struggling to find a decent Chinese takeaway in our area but I think we've found our new favourite! The food was delicious and there was a generous amount, the service was speedy and the delivery man was lovely. Would definitely recommend to everyone!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

3 of us went to Kachine earlier this week, for the all you can eat buffet. We've been before, and once again it was up to usual high standard. As others have said, the main, good difference is that the all you can east buffet hasn't been sitting around, it's cooked fresh, as in it's piping hot when it comes... More

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Southampton.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This restaurant tucked away in shirley high street is quite a find. Service is excellent, food superb ambiance warm, noise level good. Nice meal , easy to converse but would advise to book table before arriving.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have been coming to this restaurant for 11 yrs now and I have to say that tonight was the last time I will be eating here. The portion sizes have gotten considerably smaller and I know that you able to order as many times as you like but I got the impression they were hoping I would give up... More

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Zen C, Owner at Kachina, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to Kachina for over 11 years. We would like to apologize for making your evening not perfect enough. Smaller potion of food making you won't be coming back to Kachina anymore??? That's why our waiting staff are there for. There is one point we need to mention here, being stingy is not the style of Kachina but... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

It is a buffet style meal with a difference; Unlike many chinese restaurants Kachina cooks your dishes to order - they arrive steaming hot and fresh tasting. you just order the starters as often as you want & hey presto they arrive within a few minutes and by doing it this way you don't get overfaced as happens often in... More

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Zen C, Manager at Kachina, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving your feedback here. We hope to see you again soon. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

excellent service, really friendly and helpful staff. we had the buffet, and the food was unbelievable. would definitely recommend.

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Zen C, Manager at Kachina, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving your feedback here. We hope to see you again soon. More

London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

My self and our party had a lovely evening last night The buffet at £15:90 was grate value and grate food The staff are very friendly and look after your every need It's such a shame when you read bad reviews maybe the ones that complain would be better off just sticking to KFC or McDonald's See you all soon... More

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Zen C, Manager at Kachina, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving your feedback here. We hope to see you again soon. More

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