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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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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 145
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
staceybanks1978
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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214 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

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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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

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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Gillingham
1 review
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
1 review
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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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Lasrt night enjoyed an excellent four couse family dinner at Laughing Buddha, Maidstone. The restaurant was clean, staff were very attentive and the service was great. Food was delicious, with great presentation - especially on the starters and deserts. All of the food tasted clean and fresh, I especially enjoyed the fresh seafood. Great value for money too! Highly recommend.

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UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

As a family of 21 we have just left the restaurant after having lunch. The service was outstanding and the food wonderful. The food isn't your average high street chinese, it is a cut above the rest! Plenty of choice and cooked freshly. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Kent
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

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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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