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3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
+44 1509 236868
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Today
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely meals and a great early bird offering

This is Loughborough's best Chinese restaurant, the food is freshly cooked and very tasty, the service is good and the restaurant owner is always really obliging. Plus if you get there before seven they offer a really good early bird menu which is great if you want a nice meal before going to see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Rita_and_Alan
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
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rugby
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

According to Tripadvisor this place was worthy of a visit. I ordered a King Prawn schezwan and a fried rice takeaway. The King Prawn dish was bland and the rice was strange!!!! We were visiting Loughborough hence using TA to see what restaurants were recommended. Our local Chinese takeaway provides much better food. Wont be going back. After having ordered... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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22 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is Loughborough's best Chinese restaurant, the food is freshly cooked and very tasty, the service is good and the restaurant owner is always really obliging. Plus if you get there before seven they offer a really good early bird menu which is great if you want a nice meal before going to see a film.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

12 of us met up and had a really great meal, a good variety of dishes served piping hot by excellent friendly staff, Excellent value for money we will certainly visit again.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Chinese/ Cantonese food has been off our list of options for several years. All the places we have been and rang use soy sauce containing gluten/ flour for battering that is not GF. We saw a review for the Laughing Buddah on Trip Advisor and thought it was worth trying again (1st came here in 2009 when GF wasn't an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

10 of us went for Mothers day had a great meal good choice the food was excellent and really hot ,was disappointed with the pudding think there should have been more choice. Over all a great meal .

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

took my mum for mothers day excellent plenty of choice food hot constantly being replenished not skimped on meat or seafood like some buffets friendly efficent staff really enjoyed it will be going again

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Had a great meal here, saw a review on facebook about the owner being great at accommodating for coeliacs and decided to give it go. The owner was so kind and helpful and asked me to order whatever I wanted and he would adapt the recipe for me. The food tasted great and I will definitely be going back! Its... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Four of us visited this great restaurant for Chinese New Year, and as usual the meal was superb. Although it was a busy Saturday night, the staff were very friendly & efficient. The meals were freshly cooked and well presented. Really enjoy going to this restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous food. Best spring rolls we've ever tasted. Main courses very tasty & fantastic service at a very clean restaurant. Highly recommended :)

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

An ok take away. Nothing to shout about. The prawn schezuan was tasty enough but lacking in ingredients. Can't seem to get a decent Chinese take away in Loughborough. Won't be going back to this restaurant I'm afraid.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 236868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?