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23 St Nicholas St, Ipswich IP1 1TW, England
01473 256833
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Very special food - if you ask nicely they will choose for you having checked what you like. If find that very helpful and typical of the good service. The fresh fish cooked with ginger is just one the many delights. Good ingredients cooked in a Chinese way, rather than the familiar dishes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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240 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very special food - if you ask nicely they will choose for you having checked what you like. If find that very helpful and typical of the good service. The fresh fish cooked with ginger is just one the many delights. Good ingredients cooked in a Chinese way, rather than the familiar dishes available at most Chinese restaurants (although I'm... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Superb food and service, not rushed but booking is essential due to its popularity. Menu is extensive (including set menus), prices are reasonable. Only down point is that tables are close together so easy to overhear other conversations.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

The best Chinese in town! Polite, friendly and accommodating staff. Food is so tasty an absolute delight for the tastebuds. For eyes that are bigger than your belly, they even pack any leftovers for you to take with you too! Always used them for take out in the past but dining in is certainly the way forward unless a lazy... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We have heard of Trongs and wanted to eat there for a long time because of the good reviews. Since we didn't get the chance to dine in we decided to order take out. I realy wasn't expecting much but it turned out to be a very good surprise. Upon ordering the person who answered my call was very friendly... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

had a meal here last night. Very intimate layout and friendly feel to the venue with good attentive staff. Food was all the expected chinese fayre but with a lot more fish/seafood choices. Everything we had was cooked to a high standard and served fresh and hot. Well recomended.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Always make sure you have a booking in place for this excellent little restaurant. Doesn't matter if it's mid-week or weekend - the place is full! Rightly so, as the food and service are excellent. We went for one of the meal for 2 options. Plenty of variance in it and everything was nicely prepared. We will certainly be making... More 

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Hertfordshire, England
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94 reviews 94 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It doesn't look much from the outside, but Trongs is without question a very nice Chinese Restaurant. Having wandered about Ipswich town centre on a very quiet Monday night looking for somewhere to eat, we were initially surprised how busy Trongs was on walking in. Very soon it seemed every table was full. Service was friendly, courteous and efficient, the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Such good reviews of this place on tripadvisor - and it seems to do a lot of business. But such a disappointment: poor choices on our part? Perhaps, but a restaurant should not provide poor choices. A mixed platter of starters was dry, dry, dry. Pork ribs that had clearly been pre-cooked and simply deep fried to serve. Utterly flavourless.... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

busy small restaurant, with hard working, top class waiting staff, essential two men. food normal Chinese with some tempting extra touches. set meals £22 - £25 average per head, not a bargain but a satisfying dinning experience

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were told this was the best Chinese restaurant in Ipswich so gave it a try - we have been back several times since - the food is some of the best Chinese we have had and the staff have always been pleasant and attentive If we have any criticism its just that it gets so very busy at times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 St Nicholas St, Ipswich IP1 1TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: 01473 256833

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic

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