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Pearl Palace

17 Castle St, Dumfries DG1 1DJ, Scotland
44 1387 250 504
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Ranked #57 of 104 Restaurants in Dumfries
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you are in Dumfries and you want a really delicious Chinese lunch but are in a hurry to catch your bus the place that I am about to review is the place for you and that place is the Pearl Palace in Castle Street in Dumfries. I visited this Chinese restaurant today and had a delicious lunch, if you... More

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had wandered round Dumfries for ages before deciding on the Pearl Palace - shock and horror at the state of the toilet area - the stairs leading down to it and the toilets themselves seemed to be full of damp and mould - horrible. The food was not too bad but the curry was over spicey and the chicken... More

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Billinge, Lancashire
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136 reviews 136 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Whenever we visit Dumfries we always have at least one evening dinner here, the food is absolutely gorgeous, lovely surroundings. owned by a family so the siblings also wait on you and are very courteous. Would highly recommend the banquets these are very tasty indeed.

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Been a few times for there 3 course lunch great value at £5.95.Had a carry out from here at the weekend and it was superb. Nice staff as well hence 5/5.

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Bradford
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I was in Dumfries for one night and picked this restaurant at random as it looked to have a good menu. The place was lovely, the service, food and prices were all excellent. It is not often (see my other reviews !) that I cannot find some fault with a restaurant but this was one of those rare occasions !

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Stranraer, Scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

what a smashing lunch, my husband and myself are from stranraer and were in dumfries today. went to pearl palace for lunch. what a treat, 3 courses for £4.70 a bargain. food was delicious, service excellent and staff very friendly. next time we are in dumfries we will definately be back.

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Dalbeattie, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We were due to meet up with friends, one of whom is Chinese, on a Saturday lunchtime and they suggested The Pearl Palace in Dumfries town centre. We thought it should be good if our Chinese friend liked it and indeed, we were not disappointed. What amazed us most of all probably was how cheap it was - an unbelievable... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Absolutely terrible ,food was so salty!! Filthy toilets...very rude chef! We went early in the evening..before going to the burns parade,complained that the meals were salty ,offered to change all the meals but we had no time,refused yo discount..full on argument with yhe chef!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We ordered a takeaway from here lately and i'm not sure why but we decided to try a different chinese from usual. We both had soup to start which was inedible, my partners special soup smelt off. Our mains weren't up to much either the salt and pepper chicken had a strange texture and the curry sauce was lumpy and... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Never felt compelled to write review until now. Tripadvisor is perfect for me finding great restaurants to eat at. After reading the reviews about this restaurant, I took the risk and went to try the place. From the outside and it's decor, I wasn't expecting great things. However, it surprised us. The staff were warm and welcoming. The food was... More

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