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Lai Wa

Storgatan No. 11, Gothenburg 411 24, Sweden
031-711 02 39
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Ranked #367 of 797 restaurants in Gothenburg
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- May 12, 2014
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English first
Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

It is famous because it is one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in town, so most of the time, people would go there not just for their food, but also for their good memories of the old days. That's how I felt when I was there with my boyfriend. Talking about the food at this place, seriously, it is not... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Sweden has a LONG way to go to get authentic food from any ethnic region. As Chinese food goes this is probably the better ones, I am Chinese, eat regulalry at home and China Town in London, this place comes close. The Beef and Black Bean sauce is good (ask for it spicey) and the Spring Rolls are as they... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

When I earlier have eaten Chinese food, I went to this place because they have high score in a local newspaper. I found that the food were good and well tasting so I continued to go to Lai Wa. Even when there is no surprises they have good service. Chinese food tastes different when you travel to China, eat at... More

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Visited this dump of a restaurant on a Monday, when other asian restaurants are closed. I ordered a duck and a soup. The soup tasted tasted really bad and the duck tasted like the soup. The people recommending this place and saying it has authentic chinese food got a really wierd understanding of what authentic chinese food is. Will never... More

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Visby, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

This Sw-Chinese restaurant doesn´t offer any big surprises. You will find an ordinary Chinese menu. But: the food served here is _very_ good and the people working there are very friendly and nice. I would recommend their springrools!

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Gothenburg
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Was there with whole family and friends including a chinese guest. There were other chinese people eating there and this restaurant is known to serve true chinese food and not the kind that has been adapted to european taste. They even have a part of the menu which is only in chinese, what does that tell you? Ask for a... More

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