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Flower Drum

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Chinese, Szechuan
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16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
01923 226711
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Still very good

I have been going to the Flower Drum for over 30 years and it is still a really good Chinese in fact the best in the area. Staff are friendly and the food and service is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Dale M
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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We have been here twice now and both times the food was excellent - good sized portions and the staff are friendly and attentive. Its local, off the main drag and rather unassuming, but when you go inside the atmosphere is lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Stepped out of the Travelodge and tried this restaurant purely by chance First class on all fronts - the scallops as starter were immense - and maybe I've missed the whole thing but I've never had Aromatic lamb before - a complete sensation This restaurant is owned and managed by a family - and the pride in the cooking and... More 

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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have been going to the Flower Drum for over 30 years and it is still a really good Chinese in fact the best in the area. Staff are friendly and the food and service is good.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had an excellent meal last night for a large group of 20. We were well looked after by friendly staff. We had the very reasonably priced "all you can eat" menu, which included plentiful starters, a duck course and very tasty mains. Good food, good value. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

There isnt one bad thing to say about this place food is amazing and very quick service slightly more pricey than usual places but the food is quality.

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Croxley Geen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife and I went for a meal last night and at first we were a little concerned that the restaurant was very quiet for a Saturday night - perhaps there was a problem? Our concerns were completely unfounded, and we were welcomed by the very friendly and attentive staff and given the extensive menus to look at. We chose... More 

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Harpenden
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85 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Had the Sunday buffet lunch yesterday. Much better than most where the food is laid out on a table. At the Flower Drum, it's a bit like the a la carte but with a more limited menu and you can eat as much as you like. The starters were lovely, the duck was OK, but the best bit was the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Love this resteraunt. Always a pleasure to eat here. Peaceful atmosphere, attentive staff and fantastic food ready in minutes.

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Dropped in by chance on this little place. We opted for a buffet which meant that you could choose what you want and it is cooked freshly for you. Nothing hanging around on hot plates, everything hot and straight out of the wok. The staff were very good and guided us through our choices. The food was very tasty though... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

great Chinese food best Chinese restaurant in watford eat here often never disappointed great friendly restaurant staff are lovely very professional and approachable food is amazing tried lots of different foods from here love the duck and mix or derves would highly recommend to friends and family

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Market Street | Watford, Watford WD18 0PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: 01923 226711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Szechuan
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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