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Diamond Chinese

Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1PN, England
01229 825475
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Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Have to say the food was very nice, but we arrived at 8 had starters and a main course and didn't leave until ten past ten. We waited well over half an hour for starters, and then another hour for our main course, it then took them 20 minutes to give us the bill and let us settle up. They... More

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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We'd heard that the standard had dropped here having not been for a while. We came as part of a large group and found Lily back in charge, the waitresses were attentive and helpful, with some new faces, definitely an improvement. We all had variations on the banquet menu. All of our group of 20+ agreed that the garlic chicken... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, England
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Dined here recently with friends and its a well known place with a good reputation. However the over use of the synthetic flavour enhancer M.S.G (monosodium glutamate) or chinese sugar is taking over the place. Two of my party started with severe cramps and then got headaches after their starters, a sign of too much M.S.G. Jugs of water were... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Staying in Barrow on business,picked this out as they advertise a late sitting from 9pm on their website. Walked in at 9.10 to be told they were closing. Got the impression that thebar/waiting staff simply weren't interested in serving a customer at this 'late' hour. Shame, as menu looked quite good. Luckily the Mithali Indian Restuarant next door was happy... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Worst service I have ever experienced staff were abusive telling us to speak when we were spoken to. We had pre ordered our food which arrived one meal at a time as there were 18 of us this took a while once we had the mains we had to wait for the rice and noodles meaning food going cold as... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've eaten at the Diamond on several occasions and never been disappointed. If you like soup, try the hot & sour, it really is good. The singature dish is honey glazed spare ribs which are excellent as are the set meals for two or three etc. Nice surroundings but upstairs is a bit out of the way. If I won... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

For such a busy town it is surprising this was so quiet. The food is very good and the 'secret' (plum & chilli) Beijing sauce is delicious. There is a lack of authentic waiting staff which was unusual but seemed to work. For Barrow though it seemed expensive, >£12 for each main may be the reason for its lack of... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The food here is always great with a wide menu and reasonable prices - good lunch time deals. however the staff let the restaurant down a lot - they are quite rude and always talking over the restaurant to each other or customers they may know which isn't acceptable when trying to enjoy a meal

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Cumbria
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is only my opinion on our takeaway food, as I do like the restaurant. Sorry diamond chefs but when you advertise fried noodles with beansprouts please add the beansprouts.. Our fried noodle side dish looked like it had been warmed up, very dry and no sign of a beansprout! The meals don't come with any thing so at nearly... More

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South Shields, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Visited on spec after being told it was a good place. When we arrived we were advised that we would have to be out in a hour as our table was booked. Not a problem. Seemed to take a while ~15 minutes to take order then waited for the food. Soup starter which was nice, followed by salt & pepper... More

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