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Laughing Buddha

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3 Woodgate, Loughborough LE11 2TY, England
+44 1509 236868
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    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
Friendly comfortable and tasty

Good range of well cooked Chinese foods that cater to all tastes. Even Veggies have no problem. The owner and his staff are helpful and attentive without being intrusive. Prices are great , parking is easy and there is a good pub next door. Who could ask for anything more?

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
nottmstash
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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English first
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Just had a takeaway, portion sizes very good but really disappointed in the meals as they had no flavour. House special friend rice was very dry. Won't bother again :(

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Short walk from premier inn, the food and service was excellent.We were 3 and ordered a set meal for 2 with one extra dish and it was plenty.Food served really well, selection of starters followed by crispy duck and pancakes and then the main dishes, all delicious. Nice white cloths and all round tables, easy for sharing dishes.The lady,possible co... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good range of well cooked Chinese foods that cater to all tastes. Even Veggies have no problem. The owner and his staff are helpful and attentive without being intrusive. Prices are great , parking is easy and there is a good pub next door. Who could ask for anything more?

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The best Chinese restaurant in Loughborough. Great food, friendly staff. Love the round tables when out with a group of friends... so much easier to chat! We bring the children here too and they love it... also cater for gluten free diets without any fuss at all... fab!!

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great food made for the evening's success. But this not fully reflected at "front of house." No one checked if we were having a satisfactory experience. Manager seemed distance and appeared unhappy that a guest of mine asked for a spoon!

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wymeswold
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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
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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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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?