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Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant

24 Lower Stone Street | Kent, Maidstone ME15 6LX, England
+44 1622 693838
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Ranked #29 of 223 Restaurants in Maidstone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $40
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: At Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant,we are proud to present to you the best in Cantonese Cuisine in Maidstone. We believe the best form of Art is Culinary Art. You can admire it with your eyes, smell it, you can even taste it.We love Gastronomic, Culinary Arts.We are not well known Professional Chef's but we are Creative Culinary Artist with Great Passion.Here you can explore our Passion for cooking, Culinary Arts and this Phenomenon Gastronomic World!!!! Our style of cuisine is traditional and modern Chinese fusion cooking always providing new dishes that no other Chinese restaurants do. We hope you can enjoy the experience of fine Chinese dining in an elegant and sophisticated setting at our restaurant. Dining at Laughing Buddha is an experience which cannot easily be forgotten.
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Kent
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I was hopeful after reading reviews that this would be a lovely meal but unfortunately I was left very disappointed. The one star was for the service which was very attentive, can't fault it. The food is a different matter. The chicken satay sticks were the weirdest texture ever, kind of rubbery, not pleasant at all. There were no vegetable... More 

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tangs_imperial, Manager at Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your time with us. We are the best Chinese restaurant in Maidstone and have the best quality food and service. Satay chicken is a dish that almost every table orders and defiantly our best seller and we have never once had a complaint about it. We also have a variety of vegetable dishes... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

read the reviews and thought we'd give this place a try, food was ok, and you can order from the menu for £16.80 per head, cant say the food blew me away. However there was only four of us and a £12.80 service charge on the bill was a bit of a shock!! Wouldnt rush to go there again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Me and my husband love this place, we have even brought several of our friends with us on numerous occasions and they have all loved it. We always go with the all you can eat menu which is fantastic, loads of variety, everything is made fresh and is thoroughly enjoyable! Definitely worth a visit!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Here on a Tuesday night, not busy at all. Very nice relaxed feel to the place and a good value very tasty meal. No fault found.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I visited this restaurant with family on Saturday 4th October 2014. The service is very poor indeed and the food is appalling. After receiving the starters which were fairly average and tasteless, we then waited for almost 2 hours before receiving the main course. The main course was awful, the food was served barely warm and was served in cold... More 

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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Went there on a week night and were the only customers. Food was good but quite pricey. Decor needs revamping a little but the service was excellent.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went to this place about a month ago, on a Sunday lunch time. It was pretty dead, but a few people turned up later. I think the place is in need of an update and freshen up. I don't think the decor has changed since I went over 10 years ago. But I like the concept of all you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have used the restaurant on a very regular basis over the past 5 years and have never had a bad meal in there at all. The food is always fantastic, the service very friendly and have taken many friend and family with us on numerous occasions and they have always been impressed with the quality of... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is our favourite Chinese restaurant in Maidstone. The staff are very courteous and friendly and make us feel welcome. Food is of a very high standard and we never have to wait very long for it to arrive - would highly recommend this restaurant. Can't wait to return.

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uk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The service was slow, some of the food over cooked and tasteless. The service charge had already been included, which we thought was pushy.

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Additional Information about Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant

Address: 24 Lower Stone Street | Kent, Maidstone ME15 6LX, England
Phone Number: +44 1622 693838
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 40
Cuisine: Chinese, Dessert

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