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The Lotus Lounge

Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
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99 Commercial Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
+44 01202 731511
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Recently changed name from Orchid Restaurant to Lotus Lounge but could not...
Recently changed name from Orchid Restaurant to Lotus Lounge but could not find that on here either. Lots of reviews on Google
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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pre-Hen Dinner

I've visited lotus lounge a few times and would definetly recommend for events like birthdays, group meals etc There's a good selection to cover all tastes and obviously you don't have the agg of working out how to split the bill.... So and so didn't have a starter but so and so had extra rice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Nadine B
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Service and food has always been excellent & we always choose to go here when we have a girly catch up meal. Definitely recommend & will continue going

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Having been told how great this place is I was seriously disappointed! Food was 1000% not authentic, food definitely not cooked in clean oil and the temperature must have been severely lacking as everything was super greasy! Starters came with a mini pool of oil which really put us off! Main course was by no means better...coconut rice seemed like... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Coming to this restaurant i was ecstatic to try the vast amount of different cuisine, however unfortunately i was quite disappointed with my experience. A lot of the food was dry, some were too salty and some were too bland. I found the service there to be quite very average. it's very sad to say but my experience there wasn't... More 

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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For tapas type portions incredibly generous. Pleasing decor; excellent service. Food very good. Easy to get value for money. To get outstanding value work your way through king prawn and mussel dishes. Avoid heavier sauces, rice and too much alcohol which will bloat you. Thai green curry good to finish on with nice bits of chicken and a refreshing spicy... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

I've visited lotus lounge a few times and would definetly recommend for events like birthdays, group meals etc There's a good selection to cover all tastes and obviously you don't have the agg of working out how to split the bill.... So and so didn't have a starter but so and so had extra rice etc. It has a lovely... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I read some of the reviews beforehand and was concerned about meeting here with old school friends. We found the staff helpful and attentive, the food freshly cooked and tasty with a great choice . The food was great value as well. We all felt well fed and enjoyed the food. Great prawns especially .

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Dorset, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We have tried to visit a couple of times recently after being told a few times to go, however on numerous attempts of going it doesn't seem to be open! The website and answer phone says it is open but I believe it said closed on Mondays Update the website and maybe some signs on the door with opening times... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I was quite shocked by some of the recent reviews, as I am so impressed with our meal here! As we have Chinese often it's nice to venture new places an this is defiantly the best chinese we've had an will be returning very soon. Staff are so helpful, many people say the staff are very quick and you don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We visited with friends and probably won't go back ... there was nothing terribly wrong but nothing good enough to draw us back either. The layout of the restaurant isn't ideal with most tables around the edge of the room and one in the middle (on the side we were). We were given the table in the middle which is... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I've been to this buffet style restaurant on a few previous occasions, bringing & recommending to friends. It's a great chance to sample different starters, soups, mains & even puddings if you have room. The food is also brought to your table, non of this school dinner style queuing up for it so I like it & think that it... More 

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Additional Information about The Lotus Lounge

Address: 99 Commercial Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
Phone Number: +44 01202 731511
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 Commercial Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 01202 731511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian

Description

Recently changed name from Orchid Restaurant to Lotus Lounge but could not find that on here either. Lots of reviews on Google
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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