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portland street, Manchester, England
0161-228-3388
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 50
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice atmosphere

As we went in we could see it must be a nice place to eat because it was busy. The food was of a good selection of chinese and english which we all liked. The staff were always ready to take away the used plates and take drink orders. The deserts were really nice and great selection esp the ice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Yvonne K
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

As we went in we could see it must be a nice place to eat because it was busy. The food was of a good selection of chinese and english which we all liked. The staff were always ready to take away the used plates and take drink orders. The deserts were really nice and great selection esp the ice... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Firstly the food selection was very extensive and as a vegetarian I also found lots on offer including tofu which i never usually find at a Chinese buffet. Also the dessert selection included many bite sized dishes and again more than you would expect from a Chinese buffet. We did have a small problem with one of the cocktails we... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Best time out with friends...don't get me started with d food (10/10) everything was on point! No issue at all... I just kept eating and eating and eating till I could take in no more! I'm definitely doing a re visit soon with my friends again! In all it was worth it and the staff were always ready to assist...... More 

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manchester
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had never been here but had heard of it and decided to give it a try, we asked for a table for two and they tried to sit us near the buffet as it was way too hot already in there we explained this only to be sat right near the clearing up bins, I was alredy having reservations... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

great selection of dishes, fresh and plentlyful.love the selection of dessert too. for only 7.99 you cant complaint you definitely eat for more than it cost and it is enjoyable too.I went twice this last 6 months. would go again

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great range of food, Chinese, Sushi and a small selection of English treats for the children. I had the works for £7.50 and was not disappointed, soup, appetisers, main meal finished off by fresh melon and some nibble sizes cake. Recommend to all, and as I passed before the doors were opened there was a queue. The last time I... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Poor service. We weren't offered drinks and had to go chase a waiter down. By the time the drinks arrived we were almost finished. Food was poor. Very bland, hard or chewy. Sitting area is very small and cramped. Not a good restaurant at all. Don't waste your time.

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York, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food was good to average, however the range was huge, definitely something for everyone. The dessert selection was awesome so an extra point for that

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Good value for money . A little cramped . Good food mostly fried foods. Good desserts . Staff were polite

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This is by far the WORST Chinese food I have ever had! The restaurant was fully packed when I arrived, and the restaurant was boiling!! Another issue would be getting to the actual food, you might as well bring a bat to try fight through the crowds around the food! The food had no flavour, very chewy and by far... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: portland street, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161-228-3388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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