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Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant

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24 Lower Stone Street | Kent, Maidstone ME15 6LX, England
+44 1622 693838
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: At Laughing Buddha Chinese Restaurant,we are proud to present to you the...
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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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 10
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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The food is so good the place hard to understand why it was not busier

Had a really nice meal with my son. Chose the set menu which had plenty of choices - some of which were new dishes to us. Chef/onwer came out to talk to us and told us that had just got back from Hong Kong with ideas for new dishes and was full of enthusiasm. The platter of starters was really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Just had a fantastic meal at this restaurant. We had the all you can eat menu. Each dish was freshly cooked - no trays of heated food here! The flavours were exquisite - we particularly enjoy the huge variety of delicious starters. All the staff were incredibly friendly. I couldn't recommend this restaurant enough!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Had a really nice meal with my son. Chose the set menu which had plenty of choices - some of which were new dishes to us. Chef/onwer came out to talk to us and told us that had just got back from Hong Kong with ideas for new dishes and was full of enthusiasm. The platter of starters was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Amazing food - amazing value for money if having the buffet menu. The decor is looking tired, carpet sticky in places but the food is delicious and have tried lots of Chinese restaurants within 20miles of Maidstone and this outshines them all! Unfortunately the bad reviews on here have had an effect so it is quieter than it deserves to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Went with my partner and two kids had the buffet menu which has a brilliant selection of dishes to choose from all cooked fresh to order and the fact you can order more if you want is perfect especially as the kids love all the starters. They catered for our every need staff so polite and helpful couldn't ask for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We were the only people in the restaurant which was worrying to begin with but it was a Sunday so didn't over think it. I previously looked at the menu on the Internet which looked nice and at a reasonable price but on receipt of the bill omfg £60 for 2cokes 2beers 2rice 2mains and satay chicken. Aparantly it was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Awful. Meat to a vegetarian need I say more. Place was empty should have realized why !!!!!! Don't ever go to this place. 8 of us eating with not one other person in the place -- 3 hours to serve mains !!!! And that was spread over 30 minutes. This is no exaggeration it was crap.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I had a buffet, paid £19.80. the food is not nice, had wait almost1 hour, staff is good but manger is rude.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My wife and I took four family members for dinner here on Saturday evening, and had a great time. The food was cooked fresh to order from the all you can eat menu, and arrived hot to the table. We had a selection of starters, twice, which were presented beautifully and tasted even better. We followed this up with crispy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Just left with a group of 12 happy and satisfied friends, great food, excellent service......a must visit. Thanks so much for making for making everything so welcoming!

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I visited Laughing Buddha last night (Sunday 4 January) for a family meal. The food was outstanding - all freshly cooked including scallops that were fresh from a fish market that morning. There was a great selection of delicious starters which were presented beautifully, followed by crispy duck pancakes and then our choice of mains. The restaurant was very accommodating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Lower Stone Street | Kent, Maidstone ME15 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 693838

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 40
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Dessert

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.
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

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