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85 High Street, Orpington BR6 0LF, England
01689 826880
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great

We visited this restaurant on 8th March. It was quite late and just looking for somewhere to go with our 3 year old daughter so just popped in here. The food was lovely. Very fresh. They were always changing it and putting fresh food in. Everything was very well stocked. We didn't dislike... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
DawnJL
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london,uk
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

It is what it is. Incredibly cheap, unlimited food, and popular for those reasons. But it doesn't deliver on quality or any type of culinary flair, or at least it isn't at lunch time when I understand the selection is slightly smaller (although still fairly wide). Just not that wholesome: too much oil, meat cuts are fatty, but you know... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Getting charged before the meal by the rude servers then getting warm water poured from a jug by a server at a table wedged in a corner was a poor start. Then realising the ingredients in the buffet have been reduced in quality across the board, it dawns upon you this isn't even good value and is an uncomfortable experience... More 

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Orpington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We have eaten here a number of times each month since it opened. Last time we forgot to book and waited our hour for a table no issues. BUT now the policy is no tables under 4 @ the weekend. Very strange as we saw many who had remembered to book go in front whilst we were waiting another to... More 

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london,uk
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited this restaurant on 8th March. It was quite late and just looking for somewhere to go with our 3 year old daughter so just popped in here. The food was lovely. Very fresh. They were always changing it and putting fresh food in. Everything was very well stocked. We didn't dislike anything we tried. They took dirty plates... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We are a regular customer, but today we went to have a meal and got there at about 6.. Pm ( yes we know it is a Saturday and its busy) but there is no need to keep coming to check on us weather we finished or not!!! It was around 6.20ish, the Woman boss kept walking towards us trying... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It is what it is and what you pay for, a good value Chinese Buffet. We went as a treat with the kids, lots of choice with great additions such as grill bar, sushi, chocolate fountain, pancakes made to order. The height issue I can see could be an issue, short older kids and tall younger kids. My youngest who... More 

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Went here with a group of 10. Adults & CHILDREN! Once we started eating we were told by staff that we would be paying £15 per head for the 9&10 year old at our table!! Because they're tall for their age and over 4ft7. They even asked one of them to stand up so they could measure them, while they... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

On quiet days the food buffet doesn't get refreshed quickly enough and dishes get bit cooler and 'stale'. Usual problems of food getting mullered by the diners who serve themselves and in process almost everyone eats too much. Not overly healthy dishes and some are downright poor. Ok for big eaters but not anyone with gastronomic standards. Cheap and cheerful

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Battle, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I had heard mixed reviews about this place but one couple in the crowd we were out with love it. The food was ok but sometimes when you went up for food there was hardly anything there and therefore your choice was extreme limited. I wouldn't rush back

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

This place is a simple eat as much as you can buffet and is perfect for all the family. Lets the kids chose what they want and eat what they want. The chocolate fountain is always a winner!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 85 High Street, Orpington BR6 0LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Orpington
  • Phone Number: 01689 826880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Thai

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