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Laughing Buddha

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3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
+44 1509 236868
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 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: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 27
    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
Very Good

My husband and I wanted a simple Cantonese meal, we chose the Laughing Buddha. It was lovely. We ordered half peking Duck, which was one of the best I have tasted. The meat was cooked to perfection, it was tasty and melted in the mouth, and there were plenty of accompanyments. My husdand and I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
karen j
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wymeswold
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  • Families with children
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wymeswold
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47 reviews 47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I wanted a simple Cantonese meal, we chose the Laughing Buddha. It was lovely. We ordered half peking Duck, which was one of the best I have tasted. The meat was cooked to perfection, it was tasty and melted in the mouth, and there were plenty of accompanyments. My husdand and I shared a chicken curry, sizzling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We picked this restaurant after viewing other restaurants in the area online. We were not disappointed with any of it. The food, service and overall atmosphere of the The Laughing Buddha was excellent and would definitely recommend this restaurant a visit. The chicken and spring onions in ginger was gorgeous and the best I've ever eaten also the sweet chilli... More 

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Ashby de la Zouch
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I really fancied a Chinese today and popped into this restaurant for the first time ! We were greated by a very frendly owner and they offer an excellent lunch time menu. I had the chilli and wings to start ! Top Marks !! and then for the main Chicken schezwan with Fried rice ! I asked for a bit... More 

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rugby
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26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
68 helpful votes 68 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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16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?