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The Red Lantern

Bank Street, Chepstow NP16 5EL, Wales
01291627726
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Ranked #32 of 44 Restaurants in Chepstow
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 24, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I called and made a booking for a table of 2, which was available. We arrived and was met with by a kind host who took us to our table. Very friendly and helpful team indeed. We ordered drinks and they were brought out rapidly, the prawn crackers were a great addition to the table on arrival... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was by far the worst Chinese restaurant we have eaten in this year. On entering the 'restaurant' the floor was sticky (always a bad sign of cleanliness). The starter costing £12 looked like it had been warmed up from an Iceland freeze meal. The main course of egg fried rice and tofu in black bean sauce was tepid and... More

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Visited my son over the bank holiday weekend. We decided on a take away, so popped into The Red Lantern. We were politely informed the kitchen was busy and agreed to wait. Our order arrived before the estimated time. We enjoyed what we ordered, my only comment was that the dishes needed a little more seasoning and the noodles a... More

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Bristol
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Please do not believe the negative reviews, it is just not true. Service was great, food was very nice and reasonably priced and the décor/experience was great. This is in a great location in Chepstow and not a commercial restaurant. This is a Chinese restaurant which has made our experience in Wales one of the highlights.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I had booked a table for a Saturday evening! There were 2 of us. We arrived and were seated, we ordered some drinks, the restaurant was quite busy, the waiter came over and took our order; we ordered some starters and a main each along with some vermicelli noodles to share. Our starters arrived, I began to tuck into mine... More

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chepstow
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

10 of us from our golf group went for our festive food and drinks. We had the all you can eat friday menu and it was fantastic value. We were really well looked after by the lovely Emma, and will be making it a regular stop on our social calendar.

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

It started off good, nice table and a good selection on the menu, that's where it ended! After over an hour waiting for our starters, it arrived at our table stone cold. When we complained, they brought out a tea light warmer to warm it up!! At this point we decided to leave and just pay for the drinks we... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Had booked the table a week ago for a birthday celebration (forgetting it was Chinese New Year). There were 6 of us (4 adults and 2 daughters) and when we arrived at 6.45pm we could see it was busy but by no means packed. On the plus side we were shown to our table quickly, complimentary prawn crackers were brought... More

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We were looking for somewhere to eat in Chepstow, we like Chinese so tried here. Staff were friendly enough and the food was ok, nothing special but we were happy with what we had.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Went here on Saturday night and can't say enough good things about it.The food was fantastic as was the service the whole dinning experience was definitely something to rave about will eat here again next time we ars in chepstow

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