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The Chinatown Buffet

High Street, Elgin, Scotland
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Ranked #24 of 59 Restaurants in Elgin
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Buffet
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery, Buffet
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had good value for money and enjoyed the authentic asian atmosphere and the pleasant welcome. It was good value for money and the service came with a smile. Will be going back the next time we are in Elgin

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This restaurant is generally for buffets but we wanted a quick early meal so we went off the menu. The food was served very efficiently and was excellent - very tasty, hot and a good portion size. There is lots of choice on the buffet so if what we had was typical, it is a good place to visit.As we... More 

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Spean Bridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Being in Elgin yesterday and fancying chinese food we checked tripadvisor and this restaurant had the best scores so we thought we would give it a try. We arrived just gone 5 so where the first in that night. The staff where nice enough on being seated we where given a bowl of slightly soggy prawn crackers but they where... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Advertised on the shops window open 12pm on a Monday, we were here at 12.30pm and it was closed. No answer on their phone either.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Buffets often mean food kept warm for hours on a hotplate; here, dishes are made to order and this makes all the difference. So, freshly prepared food and as much as you want of it. This is fine for meat eaters, but the vegetarian selection is rather limited and there is no tofu or seitan. The set meal is £16.90... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Came here looking for a good Chinese meal, and wasn't disappointed. There is an option of either a buffet or 'A la Carte'. We went for the buffet (minimum of 2 people) and was not disappointed in the slightest. The available choices was varied enough, and all cooked to order. Very nice fresh food. Thoroughly recommended, and if visiting Elgin,... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We were encouraged to book early for our Christmas staff night out and were offered a deal at £11.99 per head for the buffet option. This proved to be exceptional value as elsewhere in town was charging £19.99 a head for similar. The service was fast and attentive and the food was excellent. Would recommend this to anyone. The only... More 

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Scotland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Had a few meals here while staying in the area and always opted for the buffet choice because for £16.90 you could have as many starters or mains as you wanted which is good as it allows you to try different foods which I might not have before. Food was good and so was the service which made our nights... More 

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Scotland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We phoned up at 10pm on a Sunday wanting to order food and then pick it up. Based on some unreliable internet opening hour sources we thought it shut at 10.30/11 on phoning up they said it would be 10 minutes but hurry as they close. We just thought they were saying not to be too late as they shut... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

The food is discustin i had sickness and dirria and i seen ants on the bar i was very discusted i asked to speak to the manager and he said that if i dont like the food i should go else were that is not how u treat customers im not happy i will never go there again the hygiene... More 

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Address: High Street, Elgin, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Moray  >  Elgin
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese

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