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The Lotus Lounge

99 Commercial Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
+44 01202 731511
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Ranked #61 of 299 Restaurants in Poole
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Thai
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: 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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English first
Dorset, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Fantastic, £14.90 each in the week for unlimited dishes cooked to order, a nicer version of a Chinese buffet. Pleasant staff but not the most happy people in the world, however, fast service and nice quality food served in tapas style so you can order more if you want it. Wide range of starters, soup, mains and desserts, would be... More

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London, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Apart from the food, the format is great. £16.50 for all you can eat, and what you order is brought to your table, usually in shareable portions, so you can experiment and share - it's fun. Unlike a buffet it's cooked fresh for you, is hot, and hash;'t been breathed on by lots of people (though with a buffer you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Really one of the best value for money places to eat. Buffet style but freshly cooked to order. Waitress was superb. All the dishes were great. Only fly in the ointment is the unkept toilets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Best Chinese food ever, great service. Not much else to say. If you like anything Chinese, go. It's fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Amazing food,well presented, tasty and good wine list. And the best staff, Sara was lovely and really professional! Definitely I'll come back soon!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Couldn't tip when getting charged £3.20 for cordial and soda when a pint of larger wouldnt have cost much more. Just make sure you know how much your being charged for drinks

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Dorset
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I'm surprised by the negative reviews of this restaurant, as our experience on a Saturday evening was very good. The restaurant was busy and had a vibrant atmosphere, and we found the staff to be helpful, attentive and friendly. It was nice to be able to order a large variety of dishes and be offered more of those we particularly... More

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Southampton
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

very bad service, chaos on a busy night. Food ok but mainly greasy starters. Mains have no taste and meat looks recooked. Typical buffet with lots of food to choose from but poor quality.

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41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

MSG Headache heaven! the food was plentiful and lots of fried dishes.. Loved the soup yes as mentioned by the previous reviewer, no structure or manager? The staff were pleasant but you got asked the same thing randomly be various staff although visit was ok wont be rushing back ...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

We went for a meal to celebrate a birthday. Wish we never even bothered. Service was crap and non of them had a clue on what was going on. No organisation or structure. A large group of people came in and made so much noise by shouting, screaming etc it was unbearable. kind of behaviour you would have witnessed in... 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: Asian, Chinese, Malaysian, Thai

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