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78 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DE, England
01322 227711
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
value for money what you expect

always busy must say something the food is plentiful and soso price is dirt cheap and after a swift few dooms its the place to munch on

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2015
mark l
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We used this restaurant frequently several years ago when my father was alive, it's been 7 years since we had been there & I found it was still in business so we went along again to see if it was a good as it used to be. The restaurant desperately needs new chairs they are grubby & VERY OLD, the... More 

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Thank Bagsx1960
Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Lesson number 1 learnt...... if they want you to pay in advance walk straight back out of the door!! £13-95 each for some greasy, tasteless food - eat as much as you like.... but the first time you go to the buffet you think "there's no choice here and it looks awful!" I did want a drink but wasn't asked... More 

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Thank Julian C
Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The food was excellent and hot. Eat as much as you like. We went on a Saturday evening and the price was excellent. Very clean and staff are very friendly. Had a nice night with friends.

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1 Thank Kim M
London
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Terrible customer service staff disinterested. Had two kids with us and requested high chairs that were filthy and disgusting. Foul smelling toilets without toilet paper when I asked the waitress she just looked at me with a confused expression. Even though we were a party 10 people and the only big group on a Saturday night not once did we... More 

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1 Thank Charitymab
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a takeaway from here. The crispy chicken was swimming in oil & tasted foul. I called them immediately to inform them, they tried to tell me that's the way it's served!! They were terribly rude & refused to change this dish.

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1 Thank ReynoldsMia
Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

always busy must say something the food is plentiful and soso price is dirt cheap and after a swift few dooms its the place to munch on

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1 Thank mark l
Kent
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We had once been very regular visitors to this restaurant, with family, friends or just as a couple. There were times when it was quite noisy due to the amount of people dining and as they offered a take-away service as well, the phone would normally be ringing constantly. Not a place to go for a "posh" meal, but we... More 

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2 Thank Carol M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Lovely food great price, the interior is in need of a touch up, but would eat here again.... £6.90 including a refillable soft drink bargain of the year....

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1 Thank Rob F
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Food is good, service could be improved .. Value for money,Buffet was good but needs to be topped up a little quicker . If you are hungry and need to eat for a fair price , this is an excellent place to go to .. Cannot knock the food..

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1 Thank L4INEY
Bexleyheath
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Very good Sunday buffet but food not very hot. A lot of this could be other diners leaving the lids off the food containers so perhaps notices requesting diners to replace lids would be a good idea.

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1 Thank KASA21

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 High Street, Dartford DA1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dartford
  • Phone Number: 01322 227711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?