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East Oriental Restaurant

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London Rd | Town Bridge, Peterborough PE1 1FP, England
+44 1733 315702
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: East Restaurant brings a true taste of the Orient to the Upper Deck at...
East Restaurant brings a true taste of the Orient to the Upper Deck at Charters, moored at the Town Bridge on the River Nene in Peterborough.Relax with family and friends over dinner and watch the world go by on the River Nene.Take a shopping break, unwind a little and sample our special lunchtime menu.
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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday Lunch Buffet

Have not been here for a while and with some visiting friends decided to have a go at the buffet. It was all very nice and fresh food being brought out constantly. Not something that we would do on a regular basis but a really nice change to the norm.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
IRW1968
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

AMAZING FOOD!!!So many different choices to make. Lovely atmosphere, A stunning setting on the boat on the river.Well worth a visit.

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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great food and the service was great too. Probably one of the more expensive places in Peterbrough but it seemed worth it to us. We will be going again

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I had only been to East once before, about 10 years ago, and was put off by how they squeeze in too many tables, but since a lot of time has passed I thought I'd give it another try. Sadly though, I found myself feeling very squashed in! I can't comment on what my friends ate, they seemed to like... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It has a nice ambiance, neat and spacious but the food was well below standard. I have never had tough rubbery noodles like it and the mixed vegetables could not have been made to look less appetising. Very disappointing!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My husband and I went to East as a mid week treat and ordered thai dishes. Although they were good I was puzzled at the size of the rice side dishes, a large tablespoonful is an understatement. We are by no means greedy but charging £2.45 for a tiny bowl of plain rice is ridiculous - I had to ask... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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339 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited on a busy Sunday lunchtime. The restaurant was full and a buffet was in full swing; we wanted to chose our food so we opted for the menu. The food is nicely described and there's a good selection of all courses. I chose Tempura prawns to start and chilli-beef for main. Service was a bit slow and the... More 

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OakaGroup, Manager at East Oriental Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to contact us regarding your recent visit to East Restaurant. We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the service you received and are unhappy that service charge was added to your bill. Please note that we do make customers aware on our menu’s of the following "We except all major credit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I have been here now a few times and had a wonderful valentines meal. The food is absolutely fantastic and quite unique. Charters below is a great starting point for a drink before dinner as well. The only downside is that it is not the cheapest place to eat but I have never felt what they serve is overpriced.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

7 of us visited this restaurant after reading the good reviews. The food was very nice and plentiful although the curry dishes were spicier than the menu indicated. Service was good and the staff very pleasant. What didn't go down too well was that 3 of us found hairs in the food. As we had enjoyed the meal we didn't... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Have not been here for a while and with some visiting friends decided to have a go at the buffet. It was all very nice and fresh food being brought out constantly. Not something that we would do on a regular basis but a really nice change to the norm.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have never visited this restaurant before but went this afternoon having received an invite to my friend’s belated 65th birthday celebration. Our large party had the Sunday buffet lunch which consisted of a very good selection of delicious dishes. Plates were nice & hot which I think is always a plus. The clean modern interior is set on the... More 

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Additional Information about East Oriental Restaurant

Address: London Rd | Town Bridge, Peterborough PE1 1FP, England
Phone Number: +44 1733 315702
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
Average Prices: USD 28 - 47
Cuisine: Thai

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: London Rd | Town Bridge, Peterborough PE1 1FP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1733 315702

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 47
  • Cuisine: Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

East Restaurant brings a true taste of the Orient to the Upper Deck at Charters, moored at the Town Bridge on the River Nene in Peterborough.Relax with family and friends over dinner and watch the world go by on the River Nene.Take a shopping break, unwind a little and sample our special lunchtime menu.

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