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Kachina

376 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton S015 3HY, England
+44 23 8078 0222
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Ranked #114 of 621 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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Karaoke
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Dorset
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Friends and I visited one evening for a buffet dinner. Dishes were freshly cooked to order and very enjoyable. We had a few rounds of starters - all of high and consistent quality - before moving on to some tasty mains. Drinks were overpriced, but aren't they often? It didn't detract from the experience, and everything food related was exceptional... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Me and my fiancé decided quite late on a Sunday to go out for something to eat, we walked past it then decided to go back and go in, the staff were very welcoming, polite and happy, we chose a set meal which we have never done before, the food came out and it was lovely, we even had left... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Someone once said to me that on review sites the 5* reviews are written by the owners and the 1* by disgruntled staff. I rarely give 5* to anything. But the Kachina deserves every one of my 5 stars and probably a few more. I took my soon to be in laws for a meal with my soon to be... More

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

I ordered a set menu for six people with an extra two portion of spare ribs, When I phoned through my order to be delivered the day before it was required, I specified that it was a meal for my mother's 70th birthday. I asked for it to be delivered at 6pm and agreed, a fifteen minute slot either side... More

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We have been a number of times now and have always had a great meal whether it be from the standard menu or from the Buffet menu. This evening we were a party of six including 2 children and 3 vegetarians. The food was great and they kept offering more starters to the point that we were pretty full before... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
46 helpful votes 46 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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