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Bird's Nest Chinese Restaurant

4 Barley Market Street, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park PL19 0JF, England
01822 610611
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Ranked #15 of 51 Restaurants in Tavistock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $51
Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night

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English first
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Having been residents of Tavistock for some years, we have just discovered that the Bird's Nest serves Gluten Free Chinese Food. Certainly wish we had discovered this years ago. The reception area and Staff are welcoming and could not have been more attentive in taking our order for take away. They were able to explain which dishes were suitable for... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We have eaten here and used their excellent take away service for many years and have never been disappointed. Beautiful fresh vegetables and flavours and staff are always friendly and helpful. Deceptive building, but lovely in the restaurant once negotiated the spiral staircase

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we had stopped having take away's but decided that we would try this restaurant again as friends and colleagues recommended them, we have never seen or tasted a sweet and sour sauce like the one we were served and hopefully we won't see again, one of the chicken dishes had sliced chicken, not good the texture was 'slimy' , we... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The last time I went to the Birds Nest was over 2 years ago and I vowed I would never return. However some friends booked the meal and asked us to join them at a restaurant in Tavistock, I was so disappointed when I was informed where we were to meet. My fears were confirmed. The owner/ manageress 'greeted us'... More 

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Tavistock, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Brilliant food we have eaten in the restaurant and had take - aways. All freshly prepared and cooked to order. They even do Gluten Free. Grest taste and good value.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Food is ok altho a little overpriced. I'd expect better for the money they charge. Atmosphere is ok though and service good.

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Bere Alston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I really love this restaurant. We moved to the area a few years ago from West London and I thought I'd had to live the rest of my life without good Asian food. We were finally recommended the Birds Nest and I have to say it is one of the best Chinese/South East Asian restaurants I've been to. The atmosphere... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ok food, in all fairness good service if not a little bit pushy through courses but you are paying for pretty little decorations on a plate.. Quantity was terrible, quality was ok.. Glad I went, but won't be going back

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We went to this restaurant following a recommendation but having been seated we left before eating. On arrival we were promptly shown upstairs to a table. We were asked what we would like to drink so we asked for a drinks menu and were left for about 15-20 minutes without anyone coming back. The staff passed us plenty of times,... More 

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Winkleigh, United Kingdom
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41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Quality food all dishes tasted wonderful. Unfortunately the dishes were 70% vegetable with very little meat or fish. Such a shame as things were good last year. So profit is paramount. Please put more meat in the dishes otherwise we will have to return to THE RED PANDA in Callington. Service smart and quickish. Bit expensive also £94 for 4... More 

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Additional Information about Bird's Nest Chinese Restaurant

Address: 4 Barley Market Street, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park PL19 0JF, England
Phone Number: 01822 610611
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  Tavistock
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 51
Cuisine: Chinese

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