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Royal Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Food ok, restaurant cold and dirty.

Service was quick, (but the restaurant was pretty empty) food was very hot and tasted 'ok'. The waiter was quite stern and formal. Atmosphere was awful. We sat upstairs where it was freezing cold. We didn't take our coats off all evening. There was one other couple upstairs who were having a very... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Ruth T
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Service was quick, (but the restaurant was pretty empty) food was very hot and tasted 'ok'. The waiter was quite stern and formal. Atmosphere was awful. We sat upstairs where it was freezing cold. We didn't take our coats off all evening. There was one other couple upstairs who were having a very loud 'domestic' and swore constantly throughout our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We decided to go this place on a whim, and boy we were really learnt a lesson. we were seated after a 20 minute wait without so much as a smile. The food was just average, and our mood was terribly spoilt because of the ill behaved senior hostess who kept on arguing that they serve port in pegs ,... More 

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Thank Puja C
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We ordered 2 soups and 2 thai green curries, one chicken one king prawn. The drinks and starters came quick enough. We then had a table of 8 arrive next to us who had obviously pre-ordered and their food was bought out immediately. I think this contributed to the problem! We waited. And waited. So I found the waiter and... More 

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Thank gillybeans18
Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Have visited 5-6 times now, and although its not a palace we find the food and prices acceptable. Yes its not 5star, but for price and quality and quantity it does the job. Usually busy and they turn lots away.

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Thank Churchills37
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

This was a total shot in the dark as the set menu looked superb. The starters where nice, no problem. I ordered the Thai green curry which said medium hot. Now, I can eat spicy food but this was just unbearable. I picked out all the chicken and left the sauce. The place needs a thorough clean and the toilets... More 

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Thank Sarah2895
Stockport, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

My family and I ate here recently whilst in Bowness. The quality of the food was poor and the service wasn't the best. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone visiting the town. The nearby tapas restaurant is far better.

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Thank BramhallHatter
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

When me and my husband go away we always try and find a Chinese. I read the reviews and didn't know what to expect, but wanted to try it. We arrived and the staff were lovely. We were seated next to a windows that had a lot of tape on it, but being old fashioned windows probably alot of work... More 

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Thank Liz S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The food was acceptable and had obviously been freshly prepared or at least as fresh as Chinese gets however, the staff were poorly presented totally unprofessional and had no manners in fact they were quite obnoxiously rude, our meals turned up at different time intervals I had to request a fork to eat with (comically no knives were even on... More 

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Thank Riffmaker1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

We came for a meal on sat18 may . It was outstanding food, my friend loves chinese food and she said it was the best she'de ever eaten and it was . The sevice was quick and the staff very friendy and helpful ...we will be coming back when we next come to the lakes THANK YOU ...

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Thank jdw26041960
Hertfordshire
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We have just returned from the Lakes and we visited this restaurant twice and were impressed on both visits. The food was served on hot plates and was well cooked and very tasty one of the nicest. Value was just right we had 3 main dishes 1 rice, 1 noodles and a bottle of wine £52.00. The staff were very... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Royal Square, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere

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  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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