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376 Shirley Road, Shirley, Southampton S015 3HY, England
+44 23 8078 0222
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Ranked #96 of 651 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum, Cantonese
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love going into Kachina restaurant so thought the takeaway would be the same.....NOT SO! I ordered a takeaway and I was awful. The chow mein was tasteless, the chicken balls tasted warmed up, the chips were undercooked and the shredded chicken had a ridiculous amount of sugar on it. It was very expensive for what we got. The only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I visited Kachina for Christmas meal with friends. We were given a selection of starters, including a separate platter for one of our group who was a vegetarian. As usual, the food was excellent. The service was good & we had a very enjoyable evening. I think we might have been the last people to leave that night! Roll on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Introduced my sister and her boyfriend to this place the other day when they were up from Kent and they've gone back twice in the space of 6 weeks already which says it all! We go here alot food is yummy much better then pilgrim house and other Chinese buffets in southampton! No faults! Xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I could sit and wax lyrical about Kachina or instead you can just go get a thesaurus and look up “amazing”, “incredible”, “fantastic”, and “tasty” - all the synonyms will adequately describe Kachina. I always have the buffet here - it’s very good value for money and if you book at least two days in advance you even get a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

First things first - the food in this place is amazing. It was probably one of the best if not the best meals I had. Service on the other hand is very poor. When we asked if the buffet option is available the waiter told us that we can eat as much as we want but we need to finish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We returned again! Kachina is one of those places which is down to earth and real. If you only enjoy 'fine' dinning then pass this gem by. Excellent service, lovely food, good atmosphere and great price. We went for the buffet. Buy one get the second half price. Check the web site as conditions apply. We ordered many first courses,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We chose this restaurant on the strength of the reviews and also that wheelchair access would not be a problem - in the end we did not bring one! The lunchtime buffet is excellent value - and not the usual 'bunfight' with rows of food containers etc. Instead you order from a list of starters, which are cooked to order... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Whether we visit the restaurant or get takeaway the food is always the best Chinese food I've had in Southampton. The starters especially are always delicious. It remains a good price and the service has always been efficient. Last time I went the service was friendly, would recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We've used Kachina for many years. When it opened it really was very good. Gradually the quality of the food has dropped. For a couple of years it's been obvious that food is pre-cooked and re-heated. But last week we ordered a takeaway and it was one of the worst chinese meals I've ever had. The chicken in the Satay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My wife and I came here on Sunday. Waiters are lovely and welcoming and well-presented. Had tasty and multi-choice starters and mains. Smoked chicken is highly recommended, sugary and crispy. Splendid. Kachina.

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Additional Information about Kachina

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

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